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Arlington County today advised the public to avoid water downstream of Four Mile Run below South Walter Reed Drive because of petroleum product discharge. The spill was reported shortly before 11 a.m. today. Arlington County Fire Department and the Department of Environmental Services are on-scene investigating the source of the contamination and have placed booms to contain released product. The size of the spill has not yet been determined.
U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA) and Angus King (I-ME), both members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today urged the Senate Appropriations Committee to increase funding for cybersecurity upgrades at the Office of Personnel Management (OPM). The request comes in the wake of a massive cyberattack on the agency that may have compromised the personal data of about 4 million current and former federal employees.
The Arlington County Board today approved $8.3 million in County loan funds for nonprofit developer, Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH), to purchase and preserve the 101 affordable housing units at Arna Valley View Apartments
May 9, 2013 - (RealEstateRama) -- Hampton City Council approved a budget of $448,602,259 for fiscal year 2014, raising the property tax rate by 20 cents but trimming 3 cents off the maximum rate that was recommended last month. The year-over-year increase is 4.08%, with half of the increased revenue earmarked for schools and half for city operations
RICHMOND, VA - January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Virginia experienced a 7.2 percent decrease in homelessness from 2010 to 2012 according to data collected by communities. The number of persons in families with children experiencing homelessness declined by nearly 11 percent and the number of individuals experiencing homelessness declined by nearly 5 percent. However, the number of individuals experiencing chronic homelessness - individuals living with mental illness, co-occurring disorders, and chronic health conditions - increased slightly by 1 percent.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - January 17, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The city of Hampton is compiling information about publicly-owned properties that are available for sale in the city. The new website listing will put information such as maps, current zoning, assessed value and any master plan guidelines in one convenient location.
Home Builders Association of Virginia and Virginia Regional Transit Announce Support for Governor McDonnell’s...
RICHMOND - January 16, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- The Home Builders Association of Virginia and Virginia Regional Transit have endorsed "Virginia's Road to the Future", the comprehensive, long-term transportation funding plan proposed by Governor Bob McDonnell. The Home Builders Association of Virginia and Virginia Regional Transit join a growing list of top business, labor, and transportation groups who have added their support to the governor's transportation solution.
– Chronic Homelessness Rate Drops 36 Percent – RICHMOND - November 15, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Governor McDonnell announced today the state is making...
Delegation Urged Federal Agency to Grant Help for Individual Families Impacted by Devastating June Storm WASHINGTON, D.C. - September 20, 2012 - (RealEstateRama) -- Senators...
Leesburg, VA - November 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the second half real property tax is Monday, December 5, 2011. Payments postmarked after December 5, 2011, will incur a 10% late payment penalty. The penalty date will not be extended for bills where assessment questions have been filed with the Board of Equalization. Additional interest at the rate of 10% per annum will be assessed