Reston News

Shelter House Launches Back-to-School Drive

Although the return to school will be atypical this year, a Reston-based nonprofit organization is seeking donations for its back-to-school drive. Shelter House, which is located at 12310 Pinecrest Road,…

Police Investigate Bullet Holes in Reston Home

Local police are investigating a possible reckless discharge or destruction of property incident in Reston. Police found several bullet holes on the outside of a home on the 1700 block…

Reston Eateries to Join Summer Restaurant Week

The regional Summer Restaurant Week — an event organized by Restaurant Association Metropolitan Washington — returns August 17 through 30  with some modifications. The week was extended to allow patrons…

Flash Flood Watch In Effect Today

Prepare for more rain today (Friday). A Flash Flood Watch is in effect from noon today through late tonight, according to the National Weather Service. Here’s more from the alert:…

Del. Ken Plum: Lifetime of Learning

This is an opinion column by Del. Ken Plum (D), who represents Reston in Virginia’s House of Delegates. It does not reflect the opinion of Reston Now. My mom and…

Annual Superhero Race Takes On DIY Format This Year

CORE Foundation is releasing a DIY race kit to replace Reston’s annual Youth Superhero Splash and Dash due to COVID-19.  Participants will complete activities for the event kit on their…

No Plans for Reston Multicultural Festival This Year

Reston Community Center has canceled this year’s Reston Multicultural Festival, which was originally scheduled to bring a celebration of culture and religion to Lake Anne Plaza on September 26. “It…

Taste of Reston Canceled Due to COVID-19

Another major event in Reston has been canceled due to health concerns posed by COVID-19. The Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce decided to cancel this year’s Taste of Reston, the…

Flood Watch in Effect Through Tuesday

Prepare for a wet beginning to the workweek. A flood watch is in effect from this evening through Tuesday evening as Tropical Storm Isaias makes its way to the region.…