Three weeks before 18-year-old Jay Gallagher took his own life, a worried friend who lived in Colorado sent an email to his school counsellor at Potomac Falls High in Potomac Falls, Virginia, telling the counsellor that Jay was saying things "with suicidal content," according to a lawsuit filed in Loudoun County Circuit Court on Friday. "He's usually crying alone in his room because he doesn't seem to have a good relationship with his parents," the girl wrote.
Manawatu Evening Standard, Sun, Dec 4 2016 @ 02:53 AM
Tim and Erin Gallagher, parents of a Potomac Falls High School student who took his own life last school year, today filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Loudoun County Circuit Court against a school counselor.The family says they are seeking $5 million in damages for the loss of their son.
Loudoun Times, Fri, Dec 2 2016 @ 08:59 PM
Fewer commuters are opting for public transit in Northern Virginia. Overall, ridership levels are down 12 percent from this time last year, according to numbers from the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.
WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Dec 2 2016 @ 07:28 PM
Additional plans for the region's first "ground-up smart city" have emerged with recent announcements by the developers of new partnerships and the release of the latest architectural renderings.
Loudoun Times, Fri, Dec 2 2016 @ 11:57 AM
Brian Whelan has arranged nine of his "holy city" paintings to form a 9-by-12-foot mural for an exhibition that is on display at the Washington National Cathedral through next month. Over the past two decades, Brian Whelan has created countless paintings of holy cities, which he describes as "thin places where heaven and Earth seem so close as to actually touch."
The Washington Post, Fri, Dec 2 2016 @ 03:00 AM
Richmond-Times Dispatch Columnist Jeff Schapiro and George Mason University Political Science Professor Toni-Michelle Travis talk about how a Trump presidency will affect business and politics in Virginia.
Loudoun Times, Thu, Dec 1 2016 @ 11:16 PM
Vice Premier Wang Yang, one of the four Vice Premiers of the People's Republic of China , speaks to Chairwoman Phyllis Randall and US Congresswoman Barbara Comstock at the hops processing plant located at Black Hops Farm.
Loudoun Times, Thu, Dec 1 2016 @ 01:04 PM
Loudoun County supervisors will advance a plan to almost entirely limit residential development on land near the future Loudoun Gateway Metro station, citing its close proximity to Dulles International Airport's runways.
Business Journal, Thu, Dec 1 2016 @ 12:49 PM