The governors of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a formal tri-state partnership for the deployment of offshore wind energy in the Middle Atlantic region.
RICHMOND, VA — Despite warnings from lawmakers to back off, the state’s computer chief quietly reopened negotiations with Northrop Grumman over additional services that could add millions to Virginia’s information-technology bill.
Attorney General Bill Mims, a confidant of Gov.-elect Bob McDonnell, is joining a Richmond legal powerhouse in January as a lobbyist.
The judges of the Western District of Virginia are inviting comments on the first-ever set of local rules proposed for federal courts in those parts.
If you could declare the recession over today, it still wouldn’t mean a return to rosy times for state and local governments.
Virginia has the second-dirtiest waterways among the 50 states.
ABINGDON, Va. – Alpha Natural Resources will build its new corporate headquarters in Bristol, the governor’s office announced early Wednesday.
An anticipated expansion of the Washington area economy — to be spurred largely by a federal hiring spree and military base realignment — should help local governments restore tax revenue to pre-recession levels quicker than other municipalities across the country, according to a new report Tuesday by the bond rating firm Moody’s Investors Service.
The Lynchburg Regional Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a business trip to China in October, chamber officials announced this morning.
Fairfax County planners are inching closer to making pivotal decisions about the transformation of Tysons Corner: How much development will be allowed, and when.
NEWPORT NEWS – Christopher Newport University’s Board of Visitors will meet at noon on Thursday in the board room of the David Student Union on campus. University officials and the board will discuss CNU’s budget and consider forecasts for the upcoming year. The state decreased financial support for CNU and other state public colleges and universities in September, about forcing the institutions to cut their budgets after the academic year had begun. It was the fourth time in two years that state support for the institutions was decreased. The cuts in March and September totaled $6.4 million for CNU, but were offset by $5 million in federal stimulus funds. Education officials are concerned about how much stimulus money will be available for 2010-11, and much more state support lawmakers may cut state revenues continue their decline.
University of Virginia officials say they are trying to follow Thomas Jefferson’s architectural and academic precepts in the design and redevelopment of the university’s Grounds.
ROANOKE — The principal of a Roanoke school is out of a job follow-ing a state investigation that found testing irregularities.
On one side, speakers, placards and a bus that played country music. On the other, a band, chanting and banners.
Chuck Vroman of King George County, a retired Navy veteran who is disabled, wanted to know why the Veterans Administration office in Roanoke was taking so long to process a request.
Members of the Manassas City Council like the idea of commemorating the 150th anniversary of the First Battle of Manassas so much that they’re ready to give up $100,000 to make it happen in 2011.
Six miles of poplar hardwood form the moldings and trims at 1757 Golf Club’s clubhouse.
More than two dozen local businesses will participate in a job fair the week of Thanksgiving at the Daniel Technology Center in Culpeper.
SUFFOLK – The city of Suffolk will stop charging residents for bulk trash pickup next month after the city council voted to apply $550,000 of budget surplus to that utility.
Victoria Hamilton, a fifth-generation Monacan Indian Nation member, has lived on the same site beside High Peak Road near Monroe for her entire life, even after the structure was rebuilt after a 2004 lightning-strike fire.