The State of NoVa: Northern Virginia

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2013

UPDATE: NoVa income tax defeated in Va. House

Requirement of referendum removed, tax targeted for transportation

By Tom Jackman  |  04:00 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Walter Stosch, local income tax, transportation, transportation tax, Northern Virginia, Virginia Senate

Posted at 05:19 AM ET, 01/25/2013

NoVa real estate back to booming? $600K houses in short supply, condos in high demand

$7.2 million house in western Loudoun tops sales list

By Tom Jackman  |  05:19 AM ET, 01/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Loudoun County, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Prince William County, NoVa | Tags:  Northern Virginia real estate, Loudoun real estate, Upperville, Va., Michael Elias, Lisa A. Sturtevant

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/31/2012

Prince William to get a second newspaper; Times Community Media launches Prince William Times

Times Community Media enters void of departing News & Messenger

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Prince William County, Media | Tags:  Prince William Times, Times Community Media, Peter Arundel, Prince William Today,, Northern Virginia Media Services

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 12/19/2012

We don’t like each other so much: End of recession in Northern Va. spells D-I-V-O-R-C-E for many

Up 18 percent in NoVa in two years vs. 7 percent rise statewide.

By Tom Jackman  |  11:51 AM ET, 12/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NoVa | Tags:  Divorce, Northern Virginia, National Marriage Project, Joe Condo

Posted at 05:30 AM ET, 11/12/2012

Northern Virginia delivered Virginia to Obama

Obama’s 231,000 vote margin overwhelmed Romney’s RoVa win

By Tom Jackman  |  05:30 AM ET, 11/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Northern Virginia election, Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, NoVa, RoVa

Posted at 01:37 AM ET, 11/02/2012

Rain, erosion from Sandy did not harm NoVa water

Utilities were ready for heavy rain and erosion

By Donna Peterson  |  01:37 AM ET, 11/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County, Alexandria, Fairfax County | Tags:  Potomac River, Northern Virginia water, Fairfax County, Arlington County, Alexandria

Posted at 01:11 AM ET, 10/10/2012

Nationals fans on Metro head back to NoVa in large numbers after games, WMATA data shows

Analysis of WMATA data show Vienna, Arlington are popular exits.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:11 AM ET, 10/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Metro, Sports, NoVa, Vienna | Tags:  Metro, WMATA, Washington Nationals, Northern Virginia

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 07/27/2012

Northern Virginia well represented at London Olympics

Swimmer Kate Ziegler, taekwondo’s Terrence Jennings among possible medalists.

By Tom Jackman  |  02:05 PM ET, 07/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Sports, NoVa | Tags:  Northern Virginia Olympians

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 05/09/2012

NoVa’s poor have been hurt disproportionately by recession, new economic analysis says

The gap between top household incomes and bottom household incomes increased, and the number of people living below the poverty level is substantial.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NoVa, Social Services | Tags:  Northern Virginia economy, The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Alexandria trolley: Battling names and routes

Why is the proposed new trolley route named for Del Ray and not Arlandria? And why wasn’t the City Council consulted?

By Patricia Sullivan  |  04:21 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  The State of NoVa, Alexandria | Tags:  Alexandria, Transportation, Northern Virginia

Posted at 09:46 AM ET, 03/27/2012

Housing costs trouble many Arlingtonians

The biggest problem facing Arlingtonians, by many measures, is the cost of housing.

By Patricia Sullivan  |  09:46 AM ET, 03/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Arlington County | Tags:  Arlington County, Virginia, Northern Virginia, housing

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 02/24/2012

In Manassas, Prescott Avenue neighbors look to shake up Old Town to save house from demolition

A small protest emerges as neighbors pressure the mayor not to knock down 9300 Prescott Ave.

By Jeremy Borden  |  10:36 AM ET, 02/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Manassas, Northern Virginia

Posted at 05:15 AM ET, 08/23/2011

University of Northern Virginia: What is it? Part 1

Immigration authorities raided them, the chancellor just quit, and the University of Northern Virginia is now out in the open, after 13 years of quiet, unaccredited education of mostly foreign students.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:15 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Annandale, Schools | Tags:  University of Northern Virginia, Virginia

Posted at 04:50 AM ET, 06/27/2011

Northern Virginia and the rise of rock-and-roll

Local documentarian and cultural historian Jeff Krulik put together a look back at NoVa’s place as rock-and-roll’s greats rolled through in the early days.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:50 AM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Music, NoVa, Alexandria, Media | Tags:  Northern Virginia rock, Virginia

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 06/08/2011

Obama back at NoVaCoCo, wants college credit

President Obama made his third appearance at Northern Virginia Community College in less than three months Wednesday, possibly looking ahead to Virginia’s importance in the 2012 election.

By Tom Jackman  |  06:46 PM ET, 06/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Northern Virginia Community College, Alexandria | Tags:  President Obama, Northern Virginia Community College, Virginia