Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesday, June 19.
Monday, the Washington Capitals’ coach, Barry Trotz, announced his resignation. After the team won the Stanley Cup, Trotx reportedly asked for a five year extension (the win secured him two years) and a $5 million annual salary.
(The Washington Post)
If approved, rates at the Dulles Toll Road’s mainline toll plazas will increase 75 cents and 50 cents at ramps. The extra money would be used to support the Silver Line.
Virginia’s Department of Elections has identified even more misassigned voters during last fall’s House of Delegates race.
Virginia has received 49 applications (which cost $10,000 to file) for licenses allowing businesses to dispense medical cannabis oil, the Richmond-Times Dispatch reports.
Through Friday, expect delays at the entrance and exit of the Wiehle-Reston East Metro station as construction equipment is being delivered there.
On June 6, burglars stole seven vehicles from Woodbridge’s Malloy Hyundai dealership. All vehicles were found in the Lake Ridge Merchant Plaza parking lot two days later.
On Kenmore Middle School’s second to last day of school, students were dismissed early as the air conditioning was not working and the temperature in the building continued to rise.