The Fairfax County Public School Board adopted a $2.6 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016 on Thursday, which will allow for small pay increases for all employees. The raises - though very small at 0.62 percent - are still bigger than FCPS has been able to give in recent years.
WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, May 22 2015 @ 11:16 AM
It wasn't a meteor shower as one Sterling area resident thought when objects fell on cars and homes Thursday. Rather they were rocks from a nearby quarry where crews were doing scheduled blasts.
The Washington Post, Fri, May 22 2015 @ 08:24 AM
A Thursday morning blast at the Loudoun County quarry that would be Waterside sent rock flying into the neighborhood directly to the north of the operation, injuring one and damaging property.
Business Journal, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 10:49 PM
STERLING, Va. Rocks--big rocks--rained down on a neighborhood in Sterling, Virginia moments after a blast at the nearby Loudoun Quarries facility around 10:45 a.m. Thursday.
TBD.com, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 09:28 PM
RICHMOND, Va. - U.S. Census Bureau estimates for Virginia show healthy population increases last year in counties near the nation's capital and in nearly all of the state's largest cities.
CBS Local, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 08:53 PM
Update: 4:28 p.m. The manager of NAPA Auto Parts in Sterling said two rocks from a blasting incident at Loudoun Quarries this morning damaged the store's window and a car in the parking lot, among other damages caused by the blast.
Loudoun Times, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 07:57 PM
A blast from a Loudoun County quarry Thursday morning inadvertently sent rocks flying through the air, causing an injury and damage to houses and cars. Loudoun County Department of Fire, Rescue Emergency Management responded to reports of a rocky blast causing damage in a Sterling neighborhood at about 10:45 a.m. Thursday.
WTOP-FM Washington, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 06:59 PM