Archives:May, 2017

Warner, Kaine Announce Nearly $5 Million To Advance Engineering Education At Virginia Colleges

May 31st, 2017 | [From: From Congress, Schools]

U.S. Senators Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) announced that Virginia Tech, Virginia Western Community College, and Northern Virginia Community College have been awarded $4,999,970 by the National Science Foundation to establish stronger networks between these institutions and increase the success of engineering transfer students following the community college-to-bachelor's degree pathway.

FBI Seeks Information About Incident At Arlington National Cemetery

May 31st, 2017 | [From: Courts & Crime, Top Stories]

UPDATE (June 1): The FBI announced that the individual who engaged in illicit sexual contact with a minor on Monday, May 29, at Arlington National Cemetery has turned himself in.

Mount Vernon Celebrates Martha Washington’s 286th Birthday

May 31st, 2017 | [From: Announcements]

Mount Vernon Celebrates Martha Washington’s 286th birthday with a moving naturalization ceremony in front of the Washingtons’ home! One hundred candidates from 38 countries will participate in this special event.

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage Introduces New Signage To Pair With Recently Launched Global Luxury Program

May 31st, 2017 | [From: Business]

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage hung the company’s first new Global Luxury sales listing signage at an exclusive property in the Cameron Mews area of Alexandria, Virginia.

Ben Brenman Pond Stormwater Retrofit Project Open House:

May 31st, 2017 | [From: City Hall]

The Department of Transportation & Environmental Services Stormwater Management Division and Department of Project Implementation will host a community open house on Wednesday, June 7, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, to provide an update on the design for the Ben Brenman Pond Stormwater Retrofit Project.

6th Annual Vine On The Waterfront Festival June 24 In Old Town

May 31st, 2017 | [From: Arts & Style]

The sixth annual Vine on the Waterfront Food & Wine Festival is ready to take to the banks of Alexandria’s waterfront on Saturday, June 24. The festival will take place from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Old Town’s waterfront at Oronoco Bay Park and will expand to include both restaurants within Alexandria and other eateries throughout the region.

T. C. Boys Finish As Regional Runners Up

May 31st, 2017 | [From: Other News, Sports]

The T. C. Williams track and field team competed in the 6A North Region Championship on May 25-26. The Titans produced several regional champions and runners up in individual events. Numerous other top performers and medalists contributed to team totals. The T. C. boys team finished as the 2017 Runners Up, while the T. C. girls tied for third place.

Virginia Named A Top 10 State In Site Selection Magazine’s 2017 Prosperity Cup

May 31st, 2017 | [From: Business, From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia has been ranked No. 6 in the Top 10 States in Site Selection magazine’s 2017 Prosperity Cup, tying with Ohio. This represents a seven spot jump from No. 13 in 2016.

First Lady Dorothy McAuliffe Announces The Virginia Food Access Network

May 31st, 2017 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

Today, at the final meeting of the Commonwealth Council on Bridging the Nutritional Divide, First Lady of Virginia Dorothy McAuliffe announced the Virginia Food Access Network, an interactive tool to accelerate efforts, connect partners, and share resources to end childhood hunger in Virginia and strengthen the local food system.

Alexandria Police To Conduct Underage Alcohol Compliance Checks

May 31st, 2017 | [From: Public Safety]

On June 1, Alexandria Police will conduct compliance checks in an effort to deter the sale of alcohol to underage individuals. Alexandria Police Detectives will monitor underage people attempting to buy alcohol from local businesses.