Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesday, June 12.
The Caps’ Stanley Cup celebration parade will begin at Constitution Ave. and 23rd Street NW near the Lincoln Memorial at 11 a.m. Tuesday morning. WTOP shares more info on what to expect, from weather to where to park and how to best get around.
Scientists working for the Virginia Institute of Marine Sciences Shark Survey caught an 8½-foot shark off the commonwealth’s southeastern coast last Thursday, and then on Friday caught, but then lost a 12-13 foot one.
(The Washington Post)
The Virginia primaries will be held today with polling stations open from 6 a.m-7 p.m.
According to a National Transportation Safety Board report, the May 19 train derailment in Alexandria may have been caused by the rocks supporting the tracks being washed away by heavy rain.
In response to flooding that occurred at Jiffy Lube Live during Saturday’s Dave Matthews Band concert, in which 20-30 cars were damaged, a Jiffy Lube Live spokesperson told ABC7 that they are working with those affected and covering the cost of damages on a case-by-case basis.
On Saturday, June 10, the roof at Sully’s Pour House, a Herndon Irish pub, collapsed, forcing the pub and the building’s other businesses to close until a safe solution is decided upon. No one was injured.
In a letter sent to the Arlington County Board on June 9, the Arlington Chamber of Commerce voiced their support of the area potentially housing Amazon’s HQ2.
Starting Saturday, June 16, the Reston Town Center will host their Family Fun Entertainment series featuring kid-friendly performers from 10-10:45 a.m.