: Northern Virginia

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/14/2014

Exactly how much have property tax rates gone up in the State of NoVa? This much

A chart showing how much each jurisdiction’s rates have risen since 2007.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Loudoun County, Manassas Park City, Northern Virginia, property tax rates

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 02/12/2014

Another snowy owl lands in Fairfax County, perches atop Springfield Mall

After one Arctic visitor had a D.C. misadventure, another checks out the parking in Springfield.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fairfax County, Larry Meade, Northern Virginia Bird Club, snowy owl, Springfield, Springfield Mall

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 07/23/2013

The University of Northern Virginia is ordered to close in Annandale after 15 years

The school, serving mainly foreign students and suspected of visa fraud, is closed for lack of accreditation. By anyone.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 07/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Annandale, Daniel Ho, Fighting Commuters, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, University of Northern Virginia

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 05/29/2013

The ambivalence of Cub Scout parents as Scouting excludes gay adults

As parents, we like the teaching opportunities, and fun, provided by the Scouts. But the discrimination again gives us pause.

By Tom Jackman  |  09:16 AM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Boy Scouts, Boy Scouts of America, Cub Scouts, Northern Virginia, Scouting

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Explosion of beer breweries and brew pubs continues in Northern Virginia

Five microbreweries are set to open in the next few months, in addition to the three breweries and ten brew pubs already out there.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bad Wolf Brewing, Beer, brew pubs, Corcoran Brewing, craft beer, Lost Rhino Brewing, microbreweries, Northern Virginia beer, Port City Brewing

Posted at 05:08 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Virginia postpones action on North-South highway through Loudoun, Prince William

After hearing concerns from Rep. Frank Wolf, state board delays vote on Bi-County Parkway to June.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:08 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bi-County Parkway, Bob Chase, Loudoun County, Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance, Prince William County, Traffic, Tri-County Parkway