Virginia American Water is making a $200,000 investment to enhance water service for customers on Alexandria’s North Fayette Street between Cameron and Queen Streets. The replacement of the 6-inch pipe, which is 420 feet long, will begin the week of April 24.
The Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration issued a letter today to WMATA General Manager Paul Wiedefeld requiring immediate actions to address Roadway Worker Protection safety after several recent incidents.
Francis C. Hammond Middle School was named a winner in the Virginia Breakfast Challenge. The school will receive a $4,000 grant to use for technology enhancements, field trips or playground equipment as well as equipment for their breakfast program.
Lyles-Crouch Principal Patricia Zissios received the Don Lacey Award for Excellence from the Virginia Association of Elementary School Principals. VAESP selected Zissios for her outstanding work in advancing student achievement, innovative programs, instructional leadership, school and community relations, and technology initiatives.
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos today announced new flexibilities available to institutions to use for verification of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA®) information. The announcement is part of an ongoing effort to provide additional assistance to students and families impacted by the suspension of the Internal Revenue Service Data Retrieval Tool. The new flexibilities begin immediately and apply to both the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 FAFSA processing and verification cycles.
For better or for worse, there isn’t tremendous opportunity to experience barbershop quartet music in the DC area (or the 21st Century, if we’re honest). So, if you are craving some serious four-part harmony, The Fabulous Lipitones at LTA has you covered through May 13.
Matthew Maury Elementary School celebrated the opening of their new playground on Friday, April 21 with a balloon-filled ribbon cutting ceremony. The Maury Schoolyard Initiative was a collaborative effort between the City, the School Board, and the Maury community.
This morning Virginia Congressman Don Beyer (D-8) addressed a group of constituents, scientists and defenders of science outside the U.S. Capitol. He spoke of the need to protect scientific integrity and funding for scientific agencies against attacks from hostile officials. Following his brief remarks to the rally near the Capitol, Rep. Beyer took part in the March for Science.