Archives:June, 2014

Food Truck Pilot Program Begins July 1

June 27th, 2014 | [From: Business, Top Stories]

On May 17, Alexandria City Council adopted a pilot program that will allow food trucks to operate in off-street locations on public and private property. The program will begin on July 1, 2014, and run through October 31, 2015.

NOVA-Alexandria Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony For New Academic Building

June 27th, 2014 | [From: Schools, Top Stories]

The Alexandria Campus of Northern Virginia Community College officially broke ground on a new three-story 80,000-square-foot academic building on June 26. The building will replace the current Tyler Building on campus.

Jefferson-Houston Update

June 27th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Schools]

By Mark Eisenhour
Principal on Assignment

The pace is picking up and we are getting ever closer to opening the new school!

Over One Million People In The Washington Metro Area To Travel For Independence Day

June 27th, 2014 | [From: Top Stories, Traffic & Transportation]

It is a “Star-Spangled Banner” holiday weekend in the Washington metro area and across the United States.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Continued Drop In Virginia’s Recidivism Rate

June 27th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime, From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced that Virginia’s re-incarceration rate has dropped to 22.8 percent, the state’s lowest rate on record.

Governor McAuliffe Announces Grant To Put Long-Term Unemployed Back To Work

June 27th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Top Stories]

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a new $6 million U.S. Department of Labor grant to the Virginia Community College System that will help hundreds of people across Virginia gain faster access to training for high-demand jobs.

Police Arrest Juveniles In “Upskirting” Case

June 27th, 2014 | [From: Courts & Crime]

Alexandria Police have arrested three juveniles connected to an “upskirting” incident that occurred at T. C. Williams High School in May 2014.

Virginia Earns Top Special Education Rating From U.S. Department Of Education

June 26th, 2014 | [From: From Richmond, Schools]

Virginia is one of only 18 states and territories earning a “meets requirements” designation under the US Department of Education’s (USED) new results-driven accountability model for rating state compliance with the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act.

City Extends Parking Meter Hours To 9 p.m.

June 26th, 2014 | [From: Other News, Traffic & Transportation]

As part of its adopted FY 2015 budget, City Council approved the extension of parking meter enforcement until 9 p.m. citywide. The extended hours will begin on July 1. Enforcement will begin on July 14.

Governor McAuliffe Announces AMC TV Series Will Return To Virginia

June 25th, 2014 | [From: Arts & Style, From Richmond]

Governor Terry McAuliffe announced today that the AMC television series TURN will be returning to Virginia to film its second season.