Austin Strand’s role in the James Lee Community Center’s second-place finish at the Greater D.C. Regional Botball Robotics Tournament held no small significance for the high schooler.
The regional economy will slowly begin to recover later this year, and signs of a turn-around will become unmistakable by Labor Day 2010.
In 1939, the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors voted to establish a free public library to serve the 40,000 or so people who lived in the predominately rural county.
Area Swimmers Move on to Regional Tournament At their AAA National Division Swim meets held last week, J.E.B. Stuart High School’s boys swim team claimed first place.
The Senate Finance Committee held its annual retreat last week in Fredericksburg.
One of the region’s foremost economic forecasters warned Tuesday that Northern Virginia may be “behind the curve” in planning its next economic driver, once the defense contracts buoyed by the war in Iraq expire and the war winds down.
Letters tot he Editor for the week of September 4 – 10, 2008
Missed Opportunity At 1:39 a.m. last Thursday morning, the special legislative session on transportation called by Governor Tim Kaine ended.
With the Washington, D.C. region now impacted by one of the highest foreclosure rates in the U.S., questions abound about the future of its prospects for development and economic growth. Among the big ones is this: Will banks and other financial institutions that normally fund new developments be willing and/or […]
The Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail will soon be safer thanks to a local filmmaker. The Northern Virginia Regional Park Foundation recently announced a $40,000 donation by Falls Church resident Tom Shadyac for continued safety upgrades to the trail that runs through the heart of the City of Falls […]