Allowing Metro to deteriorate further will slow the region's growth and could eventually cost area governments $1 billion or more a year in lost tax revenue, a group of the region's elected officials and business leaders were told Wednesday. To that end, finding new funds for Metro, and insisting that it improve its performance, are both critical to the region's economic future, according to an initial study approved by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments .
The Washington Post, Wed, Oct 26 2016 @ 06:23 PM
Pastor Michelle Thomas says she and other residents are concerned that road construction is damaging a slave cemetery in Loudoun County. Some residents in Loudoun County, Virginia say they are concerned that construction on the Belmont Ridge Road and Route 7 interchange is threatening their efforts to protect and preserve a slave cemetery.
NBC Washington, Wed, Oct 26 2016 @ 09:05 PM
Authorities have reportedly arrested a Virginia woman they say poured a cleaning agent used for windows and bathrooms into an office coffee machine, causing her co-workers to get sick. Local news organizations report that officials arrested 32-year-old Mayda Rivera-Juarez on Friday on charges of felony assault.
WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg, Tue, Oct 25 2016 @ 08:22 AM
Pastor Michelle Thomas, founder and executive director of the Loudoun Freedom Foundation, points out where Toll Brother's construction has encroached upon a dry pound that may contain human remains.
Loudoun Times, Wed, Oct 26 2016 @ 06:18 PM
Eric Williams, superintendent of Loudoun County Public Schools, last night presented a recommended capital improvement plan that includes proposals to build two new schools over the next few years for about $468 million.
Loudoun Times, Wed, Oct 26 2016 @ 08:04 AM
OCTOBER 6: LuAnn Bennett , L, and Northern Virginia Representative Barbara Comstock , R, greet one another following their first debate in the race for the Virginia 10th Congressional District on October, 6, 2016 in Lansdowne, VA. Northern Virginia residents, stay tuned for even more commercials about the race for the 10th congressional between now and Nov. 8. Republican Rep. Barbara Comstock and Democratic challenger LuAnn Bennett and their allies on Tuesday launched a barrage of TV ads aimed at drowning out each other's messages in the final two weeks of a contentious contest.
The Washington Post, Tue, Oct 25 2016 @ 06:20 PM