Tag: Caribbean

Danny becomes first Atlantic hurricane of 2015 on path toward Caribbean

AccuWeather reports Danny became the first hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season this week and is on track to bring drenching rain to part of the northern Caribbean islands next week.


Virginia Tech engineers look into wastewater pollution issues to modernize Caribbean communities

For the past three years, Virginia Tech civil and environmental engineering students and faculty advisers Mark Widdowson and John Novak, have spent considerable time in the Caribbean but the journeys were not of the recreational variety.


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Who made the list of Virginia Four and Five Diamond restaurants, properties for 2015?

AAA Mid-Atlantic has announced the 22 hotels and 12 restaurants in Virginia that earned the Four or Five Diamond Rating during the past 12 months.


Arts Block Party to take over Downtown Lexington

A celebration of the arts in Lexington will take place Friday, October 3rd from 5 to 7:30pm with the Arts of Lexington Block Party.


Tropical depression may develop in Atlantic this week

AccuWeather reports a robust tropical feature has emerged in the eastern Atlantic and could develop as the week progresses.


McAuliffe announces new Virginia film industry workforce development program

Governor Terry McAuliffe today announced a ground-breaking new initiative created to train Virginia workers for jobs in the state’s film industry.


Tropical wave may strengthen, become next named Atlantic storm

AccuWeather reports a new tropical wave has emerged off the African coast and could develop into an organized system by the end of the week and into the weekend.


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New mosquito-borne illness concerns pest management pros

A painful, mosquito-borne viral illness has surfaced across the United States, carried by recent travelers to the Caribbean where the virus is raging.


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Beach Party Brunch N Bid to benefit Adult Care Center

The Adult Care Center in Winchester will host a “Beach Party Brunch n Bid” Sunday, June 1st at the Winchester Moose Lodge.


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New ride, new show mark kickoff at Busch Gardens

Busch Gardens® and Water Country USA® are kicking off 99 days of summer fun this Memorial Day weekend with the premiere of a new ride, a new show and the return of Busch Gardens’ Food & Wine Festival.


Downtown Harrisonburg hosts Renaissance Night on May 17

Harrisonburg Downtown Renaissance (HDR) will host Renaissance Night, its major fundraiser for downtown revitalization, on Saturday, May 17th from 6:30 to 11pm at Capital Ale House in Downtown Harrisonburg.


You pay taxes: Why doesn’t General Electric?

You pay your fair share of taxes. Small businesses do too. It’s the price we pay to educate our kids, protect our communities and have some security in retirement. Why shouldn’t some of America’s largest corporations pay their fair share too?