Residents in one of the remaining rural areas of Fairfax County have stopped a plan to open a micro-brewery in their community. And in Spotsylvania there's controversy over whether biosolids – which are made partly from human waste – should be allowed as fertilizer on farm fields.
Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link onvpap.org.
Electronic license plate readers are back in the news in Virginia but this time it's not because they are on police cars. And Norfolk City Council is trying to find a balance between free speech and civility at its meetings.
Those have been among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org.
One Virginia business raised the question of whether people who post negative online reviews of businesses can be legally required to identify themselves. Their case went to court, but won’t be decided in the Commonwealth. And the General Assembly has made certain that horse racing and off track betting will continue in Virginia in spite of problems at one of the state's premier tracks.
Virginia Commonwealth University is suddenly in need of a replacement for the man who's been the face of the school for the past few years. And city leaders in Virginia Beach were surprised to learn that an employee had been given access to millions of dollars in official bank accounts.
Those are among the most read stories over the past week at the Virginia Public Access Project's VaNews link on vpap.org.