Town and City
Innovation is the key: Hampton’s rich history and vibrant future is on display
Inside: The year in review
On the cover: Vibrant Hampton is located on the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. It is graced with miles of shoreline and breathtaking water views and is literally in the heart of the Hampton Roads region and the center of the East Coast. This seaside city includes exciting attractions and heritage sites that lure visitors with its family-friendly offerings.
The ultimate challenge: Providing educational opportunity for Virginia’s low-income children
Inside: Annual Conference Preliminary Agenda
About the cover: Creating a learning environment for economically-disadvantaged students, particularly where those students are concentrated in low-income schools, requires good leadership and hard work. The ability to provide quality leaders, engaged teachers, and additional services requires additional funding and creativity. There will be a high return on investment if the state can improve the education of its economically-challenged students and schools. The story starts on page 14.
Powering up for the future: Energy bill creates new investments in the grid, renewables, and energy efficiency. Consumer credits, too.
Inside: Conference Host City Night venue revealed.
About the cover: Virginia is poised to power up for the feature following adoption of legislation during the 2018 session of the General Assembly. Learn about the effects of this legislation, as well as approaches local governments are using to benefit from changes in the energy sector. Starts on page 14. By L. Preston Bryant Jr.
Vol. 47 No. 9 – November 2012
VML President Ed Daley, City Manager, Hopewell Also inside: Preventing underground utility damage About the cover: Hopewell City Manager Ed…
Vol. 47 No. 8 – October 2012
Be a part of history in Williamsburg: VML Annual Conference Sept. 23-25, 2012 Files: Download VTCOct12_Web.pdf (4.26 MB)
Vol. 47 No. 7 – September 2012
President’s Award Winner: Abingdon – Free wireless Internet coverage blankets town About the cover: More than 65 entries in six…
Vol. 47 No. 6 – Jul./Aug. 2012
Gateway: Virginia Beach project transforming oceanfront About the cover: Chris Wojtowicz, charged with overseeing the Laskin Gateway redevelopment project for…
Vol. 47 No. 5 – June 2012
The distinctive city: Community appeal drives economic prosperity About the cover: The Urban Land Institute’s Edward T. McMahon, a keynote…
Vol. 47 No. 4 – May 2012
Friday, May 25, 2012 – 2:00pm Be a part of history: VML Annual Conference headed to Williamsburg About the cover:…
Vol. 47 No. 3 – April 2012
Technology: Supercomputer could transform Danville’s economy About the cover: Will Mitchell, a software architect, serves as the site manager in Danville…
Vol. 47 No. 2 – March 2012
Wytheville trail system makes new use of green space Also inside: VMl Achievement Awards call for entries About the cover: Using…
Vole. 47 No. 1 – Jan. / Feb, 2012
Art, development go hand-in-hand in Newport News About the cover: The spirit of Emanuele De Reggi’s Carambola is well-suited to the…