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Virginia Town & City is the official magazine of the Virginia Municipal League.
Published 9 times a year at 13 E. Franklin St. Richmond, VA 23219.

Editor / Advertising Manager: Rob Bullington

Contributing Editor & Graphic Design: Manuel Timbreza

Circulation Manager: Rob Bullington

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Vol. 50 No. 2 – March 2015

Vol. 50 No. 2 – March 2015

‘If I were mayor’: NaSeem Hopson Essay contest winner

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

About the cover: Na’Seem Hopson, an 11-year-old seventh grader from Hopewell, was the first statewide winner in the Virginia Municipal League’s “If I Were Mayor” contest.

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Vol. 50 No. 1 – Jan/Feb 2015

Vol. 50 No. 1 – Jan/Feb 2015

A new VML initiative – 324 Places: Cities-Towns-Counties

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

About the cover: VML’s new “324 Places” initiative was named with Virginia’s 38 cities, 191 incorporated towns and 95 counties in mind. Its goal is to provide local government leaders with the information, insights and tools needed to understand and respond to the shifting demographics driving some of the most important trends in modern America.

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Vol. 49 No. 10 – Dec. 2014

Vol. 49 No. 10 – Dec. 2014

VML President William D. Euille, Mayor, City of Alexandria

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

About the cover: Alexandria Mayor William D. Euille was elected the 96th president of the Virginia Municipal League on Oct. 7 at the VML Annual Conference in Roanoke.

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Vol. 49 No. 9 – Nov. 2014

Vol. 49 No. 9 – Nov. 2014

Transportation: Where are we headed?

Monday, November 10, 2014

About the cover: Virginia’s future economic success will be tied inextricably to its ability to build a modern transportation network capable of moving more people and more goods efficiently. In this issue, Virginia Town & City takes a look at three evolving aspects of transportation in the state.

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Vol. 49 No. 8 – Oct. 2014

Vol. 49 No. 8 – Oct. 2014

Roanoke: A bright future beckons – 2014 VML Annual Conference edition

Friday, October 10, 2014

About the cover: Roanoke continues to be recognized for its innovation and outstanding quality of life.  In addition to being selected as an “All-America City” six times, the city has been honored as a Leading Digital City 12 times.  Most recently, Roanoke was selected as a recipient of a 2014 City Livability Award for Outstanding Achievement by the U.S. Conference of Mayors for its Parks and Arts Program.

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Vol. 49 No. 7 – Sept. 2014

Vol. 49 No. 7 – Sept. 2014

VML 2014 Achievement Award winners – President’s Award: Rocky Mount – Music venue vision realized

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

About the cover: The Indigo Girls perform April 24 at the Harvester Performance Center in Rocky Mount.  Winner of the President’s Award, Rocky Mount’s entry was one of more than 50 received for judging in six categories in the 2014 VML Achievement Awards competition.

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Vol. 49 No. 6 – July/Aug 2014

Vol. 49 No. 6 – July/Aug 2014

Norfolk: To chart its future, a port city adapts

Thursday, July 10, 2014

2014 VML Annual Conference preview

About the cover: Water – a defining characteristic of Norfolk throughout its history – remains at the heart of a city determined to adapt to the challenges confronting its future.

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Vol. 49 No. 5 – June 2014

Vol. 49 No. 5 – June 2014

Redistricting: In search of a better solution

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

About the cover: Redistricting – the drawing of political maps – is arguably the most important factor in determining the political make-up of our state and country.  A new bipartisan grassroots effort launched this year in Virginia is attempting to take the process out of the proverbial smoke-filled rooms where super-partisanship governs the redrawing of legislative districts.

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Vol. 49 No. 4 – May 2014

Vol. 49 No. 4 – May 2014

So you’ve gone and gotten yourself elected: Now what?

Thursday, May 15, 2014

About the cover: For newly-elected local government officials in Virginia, becoming more acquainted with their roles and responsibilities as soon as possible is crucial.  This issue of Virginia Town & City was assembled to help these new officials perform their duties effectively and avoid any number of unnecessary pitfalls.

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Vol. 49 No. 3 – April 2014

Vol. 49 No. 3 – April 2014

What’s the buzz? : Historic downtown Bristol

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

About the cover: When it comes to providing an exemplary downtown experience, it’s going to be hard to beat what Bristol has in store for visitors.  Photograph by Malcolm J. Wilson.

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