After many years of declining turnout in what is termed an “off-off year” election, last week’s results were stunning, as thousands more people voted in local elections than in previous years.
Author: Penny Gross
Tuesday’s election results were awesome in Northern Virginia, and I am honored and humbled that Mason District voters chose me to serve for another term.
Every election seems to be touted as the “most important election” ever! Despite the hyperbole, the elections next Tuesday really are important for Northern Virginia.
Lee Boulevard, Arlington Boulevard, Lee-Jackson Memorial Highway, Route 50…doesn’t matter what you call it, the four lane highway that serves as a major thoroughfare in Northern Virginia has been cussed and discussed for many years.
Effective last week, glass no longer will be accepted in curbside recycling bins in Fairfax County.
After a late summer hiatus, the Board of Supervisors lost no time in approving a number of significant actions during a marathon 13-hour meeting last week.
It’s going to be another busy weekend in Mason District, and it looks like the weather may cooperate.
There’s a new word to describe Northern Virginia and its jurisdictions — coopetition. It’s probably not a spelling bee word yet, but if you asked for the definition and use in a sentence, the newly announced NOVA EDA, the Northern Virginia Economic Development Alliance, could be the answer. Ten local […]
As the East Coast hunkers down to await Hurricane Dorian’s potential blasts, the news reports are filled with stories about neighbors helping neighbors in the Bahamas, and boarding up structures in Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina in the path of the storm. The vaunted “Cajun Navy,” Louisiana boat owners who […]
Hard to believe, but school is back in session this week, so extra care needs to be exercised by drivers in school zones and near school bus stops in neighborhoods. My office often receives calls from horrified parents who report drivers routinely passing stopped school buses. That infraction can cost […]