Town and City
It’s Time to Recharge: 2019 Energy Issue
- A history of energy production in Virginia
- Why storage is the green energy problem to solve
- Expert information on municipal net metering
- And more!
About the cover: It’s been a year since we looked at energy, so it’s time for a recharge! Keeping the lights on can be complicated, expensive and, well, electrifying. Complicated, because a modern power grid is a multi-faceted network in need of constant monitoring and upkeep. Expensive, because producing and distributing energy takes advanced equipment and smart people to run it. Electrifying, because so many new, exciting things are in the works for power in Virginia. Find out more inside this issue.
Building Strong Children: Youth Programs in Virginia
In this issue:
- Outstanding youth programs
- Essay contest winners
- Innovation awards
About the cover: This one is all about the kids as we celebrate the winners of VML’s “If I Were Mayor” essay contest (see page 21) and riff on an observation made about education made more than 100 years ago that is as true today as it was then. Learn more on page 10.
Navigating the new disruption economy: Insight, analysis and advice on technologies reshaping the municipal landscape.
- Disruption economy
- 2019 General Assembly wrap-up
- Innovation Awards entry details
About the cover: Look out Virginians! Scooters on your streets, short-term rentals in your neighborhoods, and solar panels in the pastures on the outskirts of town. What do these and other “disruption economy” offerings mean to your locality and employment as-a-whole across the Commonwealth? We take a look.
Vol. 50 No. 10 – Dec 2015
Living local with Ron Rordam: Blacksburg Mayor is new VML President About the cover: Blacksburg Mayor Ron Rordam is the…
Vol. 50 No. 9 – Nov 2015
Mixing it up: Mixed-use/mixed-income loans spark revitalization projects About the cover: VHDA’s Dale Wittie and developer Buddy Gadams stand in…
Vol. 50 No. 8 – Oct 2015
VML Annual Conference Issue – Richmond: The people, the history, the issues that shape a city Inside: 2015 Achievement Award…
Vol. 50 No. 5 – Jun 2015
On Location: Why filmmakers are zooming in on Virginia communities About the cover: Steven Spielberg chose Petersburg and Richmond as…
Vol. 50 No. 4 – May 2015
Bringing tourist to your doorstep: How to attract tourism that has staying power Inside: 2015 General Assembly Wrap-up About the…
Vol. 50 No. 3 – Apr 2015
Stretching the limits: Healthy Eating Active Living campaign takes hold in Virginia About the cover: (L-R) Leesburg Town Council Member…
Vol. 50 No. 2 – Mar 2015
‘If I were mayor’: NaSeem Hopson Essay contest winner About the cover: Na’Seem Hopson, an 11-year-old seventh grader from Hopewell,…
Vol. 50 No. 1 – Jan/Feb 2015
A new VML initiative: 324 Places About the cover: VML’s new “324 Places” initiative was named with Virginia’s 38 cities,…
Vol. 49 No. 10 – Dec 2014
VML President William D. Euille, Mayor, City of Alexandria About the cover: Alexandria Mayor William D. Euille was elected the…
Vol. 49 No. 9 – Nov 2014
Transportation: Where are we headed? Inside: VML Annual Conference photo highlights About the cover: Virginia’s future economic success will be…