Lawmakers are warning the state’s computer chief and Northrop Grumman against ramming through potentially pricey changes in a disputed contract ahead of a looming shakeup in Virginia’s information-technology bureaucracy.
The nation’s first wireless broadband network operating in unused TV channel “white spaces” is now live in an unlikely spot—Claudville, Virginia.
A proposal to increase rates on the Dulles Toll Road cleared another hurdle Wednesday.
An express bus service between the Prince William area and Tysons Corner will begin next month as local and state transportation officials look to alleviate congestion during construction on the Capital Beltway.
Metro will team with West Virginia University to settle once and for all which of its bus types, compressed natural gas, clean diesel or hybrid, runs cleaner and is more cost effective.
AAA Mid-Atlantic is railing against a proposal that calls for the transformation of multiple lanes on the area’s major highways to toll lanes.
Less than a month after the Virginia Department of Transportation unveiled its plans for the U.S. 29 corridor, a local solution to the traffic congestion at U.S. 29 and Hydraulic Road has resurfaced before planners in Albemarle County.
Regional leaders took a step closer to prioritizing transportation needs Wednesday when they agreed on a set of criteria to evaluate and rate several dozen projects.
FRANKLIN–Discussions about establishing a regional authority to operate Franklin’s airport started over a year ago and haven’t progressed much since then, but local officials say the idea is still on the table.
The crackdown on a surge of heroin use in Northern Virginia and across the state is intensifying, with a series of convictions and sentencings over the past month at federal courthouses in Alexandria and Richmond.
Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology has the highest SAT scores in the country and probably is the best high school in many other ways. But is it too good for the rules that govern the other high schools in Fairfax County?
The people who watch over school finances in South Hampton Roads don’t yet know how this year’s money troubles will affect education down the road. But they’re worried.
Virginia Tech police, with help from Virginia State Police and the FBI, are investigating a case of “cyber graffiti” discovered late Wednesday night on the popular online video site YouTube.
At the Virginia Military Institute, where three to six cadets share rooms “so small they put their bunks up during the day so they can get around,” officials had expected roommates also would share the swine-flu virus.
The narrow pipeline of swine flu vaccine and the large number of people who want the shots created a conundrum this week for health care providers.
Sen. Jim Webb is asking the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to examine the quality of health care services being provided veterans at the Hampton VA Medical Center.
The free-enterprise system is under attack as government gets bigger and more intrusive, and the stakes never have been higher, speakers and panelists said yesterday at the Virginia Chamber of Commerce 2009 Conference on Virginia’s Future.
CHARLOTTESVILLE — A former Culpeper County sheriff and three deputies have reached a $150,000 settlement with the family of a woman who died while incarcerated.
Gov. Tim Kaine has denied a clemency request from Aleck J. Carpitcher, who is serving a 38-year prison term for molesting a young girl who later recanted her testimony.
NORFOLK — A Navy assault ship built with tons of steel salvaged from the World Trade Center is sailing to Virginia waters.
Fairfax County officials created a stir when they announced recently that they were considering changing to a city form of government for its 1 million citizens–an idea motivated almost entirely by frustration over their inability to improve roads in a sprawling suburb that now has several urban pockets.
Arlington has made the first cut in an international competition, being named one of the “Smart 21” finalist communities by the Intelligent Community Forum.
International Paper will close its paper mill and other operations in Franklin, putting 1,100 employees out of work.
A large national black organization has selected Virginia Beach for its annual conference in 2012, a decision organizers hailed as a major milestone in a city that historically has had trouble attracting minority groups.
Not everyone is suffering from the financial meltdown at SPSA, the troubled garbage authority serving much of South Hampton Roads.