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Mercia Hobson

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It’s Snow Fun in Herndon

First accumulation of the season brings work and play.

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Impacted? How to Survive the Shutdown

Dulles Regional Chamber presents panel to advise individuals and businesses.

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Local Resources for Individuals Impacted by Shutdown

No impact on job or clearances.

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Conquering ‘Mount Reston’

Weekend snowstorm offers work and play.

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Town of Herndon Deems House Concerts a Violation

Business or pleasure, where’s the line?

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‘Smiling to Everyone He Met’

Remembering Reston teen killed in hit and run; driver sought.

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Local Teens Commit to Humanitarian Aid Project

Seek to raise funds for Orphan Care Ethiopia.

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Annual Holiday Shoe Drive Benefits Students in Herndon

Supervisor John W. Foust brings the community together to show kindness and generosity.

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GRACE Presents ‘Mary B. Howard Invitational: Stretch’

Works by five artists in the community at five different career stages.

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New Year's Resolutions in Reston

One Goal, One Number, This Year

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Dulles Toll Rates Increase Jan. 1

Primarily use is for financing Phase 2 of the Silver Line construction project.

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Democrats May Call Firehouse Primary for 86th District Seat

Four contenders lineup ready to vie for the possible vacancy.

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‘We Are All Kids at Heart’ in Herndon

Scaled-down train replicas lure viewers to the Herndon Holiday Model Train Show and Caboose/Depot Open House.

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County Supervisors to Move Forward with Reston PRC Hearings

Public Hearing for the Planning Commission is Jan. 23 and the Public Hearing for Board of Supervisors is March 5, 2019.

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Downtown Herndon Redevelopment to Move Forward

Doug Day, 37-year town employee, receives Certificate of Appreciation.

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Wreaths Across America Honors Herndon-Area Veterans

‘Each wreath is a gift of appreciation,’ said Carol Wright.

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Much-Loved Reston Assistant Children's Librarian Retires

‘It was storytelling, not story reading,’ said Marcia Wines, Assistant Children’s Librarian at Reston Regional Library

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Santa, Stars, & S’mores in Herndon

Low key, local holiday magic at Runnymede Park.

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Fundraiser to Support Fellowship Square in Reston

Event raises awareness and $5,000 to benefit underprivileged seniors.

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New Grocery Store Opens in Herndon

“A welcome far beyond what I expected” —Alvin Lee, President, Lotte Market.

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‘Christmas at the Farm’ in Herndon

Santa and friends make little ones smile at Frying Pan Park.

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Board The Starlight Express at Lake Fairfax

It’s a magical winter light show and more.

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Jingle on the Lake 2018 in Reston

Santa comes through for the children.

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A Tale of Two Actions in Reston by Board of Supervisors

Nov. 19: authorization sought to increase density in Reston's PRC; Nov. 20: Approval received for new, lower-density project in Reston's PRC.

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Herndon Arts and Crafts Show a Hit

Santa, Stars & S’mores is this weekend.

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Leading by Example in Great Falls

Boy inspires others to be kind and socially conscious.

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Sights and Sounds of Reston Holiday

Reston parade nominated for the third year in a row as one of "USA Today's" Best Holiday Parades.

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Townhouses Become a Community in Herndon

One woman's contributions makes a difference.

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Never Say Never; Elvis Lives Another Year in Herndon!

Suzanne Eaton Christmas Trees return.

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Reston Community Gala Celebrated

YMCA Fairfax County-Reston hosts 19th annual gala in its renovated space.

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New Herndon Giant Opens

Donates $5,000 to local charitable organizations and Fairfax County Fire & Rescue and Police Departments.

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Is Your American Flag Worn?

Reston, Herndon and Fairfax County offer collection drop boxes for unserviceable flags.

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First Latino, Nepali Herndon Town Council Members Elected

Mayor Lisa C. Merkel re-elected; voters oust three-term Councilmember Grace Cunningham.

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Veterans Honored in Herndon

American Legion Post 184 Herndon/Reston holds Veterans Day Observance.

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