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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. 1 – Jul/Aug 2015

Vol. 50 No. 1 – Jul/Aug 2015

The Makers of our Future: The movement that could reshape local economies

Saturday, July 18, 2015

About the cover: The maker movement is about inventors and entrepreneurs sharing tools, space and know-how to create everything from toys to robots to public art. They're also putting manufacturing back in the hands of the individual. When that happens, new industries can pop up anywhere and reshape a local economy.

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Vol. 50 No. 5 – June 2015

Vol. 50 No. 5 – June 2015

On Location: Why filmmakers are zooming in on Virginia communities

Thursday, June 18, 2015

About the cover: Steven Spielberg chose Petersburg and Richmond as the setting for his Academy award winning biopic Lincoln. For this scene, the filmmakers recreated a tent camp where Lincoln has a poignant exchange with two African-American Union soldiers. Photo courtesy of City of Petersburg.

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Vol. 50 No. 4 – May 2015

Vol. 50 No. 4 – May 2015

Bringing tourist to your doorstep: How to attract tourism that has staying power

Monday, May 18, 2015

About the cover: Throw open your doors to a better kind of tourism tht inspires foot traffic – not car traffic – and invites people in for a genuinely local experience.

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Vol. 50 No. 3 – April 2015

Vol. 50 No. 3 – April 2015

Stretching the limits: Healthy Eating Active Living campaign takes hold in Virginia

Saturday, April 18, 2015

About the cover: (L-R) Leesburg Town Council Member Katie Sheldon Hammler, Crewe Town Council Member Phil Miskovic and Richmond City Council Member Cynthia Newbille demonstrate that even a routine government meetin can be a healthy exercise. Each of the council members represents a Virginia local government that has adopted Healthy Eating Active Living resolutions promoting active communities, healthy worksplaces and increased access to nutritious food.

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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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