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Rescue Reston Says ‘No’ to Golf Course Development

Forty-nine rescuers braved a windy morning on Sunday to gather in front of the Reston office of Northwestern Mutual to spell out the word NO.

Commetary: The Lady's Got Clout

Each year the Library of Virginia honors women who have distinguished themselves in many different ways in the state’s history

Commentary: Good Year for Fairfax County Boards, Selling Land to RA

The drought continues for County teachers, but not School Board overseers.

Bechtel to Expand in Reston

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced that Bechtel Corporation, one of the world’s largest engineering, construction and project management companies, will relocate 700 jobs to Fairfax County from its Frederick, Md., operation as a result of global restructuring. The company will invest $10 million in the Fairfax County location as a result of the move.

Fine Arts Festival returns May 16 & 17

The festival brings 200+ artists from around the nation to Reston.

Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) has announced that more than two-hundred artists across the nation have been notified of acceptance for the 24th annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival (NVFAF) on Saturday, May 16 and Sunday, May 17.

Week in Herndon

Weekly happenings in Herndon.

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Dulles Chamber Casino Event Raises Thousands for Education

The Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce held its annual education fundraiser March 7 at the Salamander Resort in Middleburg, raising thousands of dollars to support students in Northern Virginia.

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Signature Events 2015 – Reston Town Center

Reston Signature Events

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Reston NoVa Mini Maker Faire a Success

Innovators and creators display their crafts in Reston.

The family-friendly showcase of invention and creativity returned to Reston on Sunday, March 15. Tech enthusiasts and innovators gathered in Reston for the second annual NoVa Mini Maker Faire at South Lakes High School and Langston Hughes Middle School.

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Springtime Events Popping Up in Vienna

From flowers to festival to family fun, there’s something for everyone.

The Egg Roll on the lawn of Freeman House typically marks the start of Vienna’s springtime events. That’s this weekend. April gets a bit more jam-packed with family fun and Memorial Day weekend flaunts one of Northern Virginia’s biggest events, the Rotary Club’s ViVa! Vienna! covering the three-day weekend.

Mrs. McLean Runs for Mrs. Virginia

Mary Carolyn Becker campaigns against texting while driving, promotes STEM.

Lifelong Mclean resident Mary Carolyn Becker wears many hats, and soon she hopes to add a crown. Becker, mother of six, University of Maryland Ph.D. candidate, current Mrs. McLean, and commercial space industry statistician, hopes to become the next Mrs. Virginia on March 28 during the 27th annual Mrs. Virginia beauty pageant.

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Herndon Potter’s Fire Helps Scholarship Program

Pottery business makes contribution for military scholarship program.

The Herndon based business Potter's Fire has donated $10,500 in handmade pottery to be auctioned off at Bootlegger Bash for the Fort Campbell Spouses Club on March 20.

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A Spring Fling in McLean

New Dominion Women's Club hosts fashion show, luncheon and raffle.

The New Dominion Women's Club held its sixth annual Spring Fling Fashion Show, Luncheon and Raffle, which featured colorful spring fashions from Bloomingdale's, on Sunday, March 22 at Assaggi Osteria Restaurant in McLean.

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Floris United Methodist Church Presents $40,000 to Support Cornerstones Rapid Re-Housing

Floris United Methodist Church (Floris UMC) in Herndon really knows how to keep the Christmas spirit going, long after the last of the decorations have been put away, the tinsel has disappeared from the carpet, and you’ve finally gotten “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” out of your head.

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Gala Attracts Record Attendance, Raises $72,000

Proceeds to benefit seniors, veterans and wounded warriors.

McLean and Vinson Hall Retirement Community residents joined together to celebrate Navy Marine Coast Guard Residence Foundation’s 21st Annual Gala and Silent Auction on March 14.