VIRGINIA — Top news stories from Virginia and D.C. Patches this week include increased efforts to prevent more costly flooding in Alexandria, Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife have tested positive for the coronavirus, a northern Virginia suburb has been ranked one of the best places to live in the country, and an elementary school may be considered for a new name as a district studies links to the Confederacy.
A county is urging residents not to take part in traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating this Halloween, a NoVA suburb is one of the healthiest communities in the U.S., a mother was outraged to find Confederate officer costumes for children at a Party City store, and an opening date for the newest Wegmans store were also among the big stories this week.
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Loudoun County health officials are recommending that residents not participate in traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating.
Alexandria officials are looking into accelerating flooding mitigation projects after three major flash floods within 14 months have swamped homes and cars.
The Northern Virginia suburb of Ashburn is one of the 50 best places in the United States to live, according to a new ranking by Money magazine.
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and his wife, Pamela Northam, have tested positive for the coronavirus. While the governor has reported experiencing no symptoms of COVID-19 — the disease caused by the virus — Pamela Northam has reported experiencing mild symptoms.
The City of Falls Church has been named the third healthiest community in the U.S. by U.S. News & World Report.
A local mom is outraged after finding a Confederate children's costume at the Party City location in Bailey's Crossroads.
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