Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Thursday, May 30.
A Mega Millions ticket worth $2 million from Tuesday night’s drawing was found to be purchased at Saigon Bakery & Deli at 6773 Wilson Boulevard in Falls Church, according to Virginia’s lottery officials. The ticket matched every number, only missing the Mega Ball, a 1 in 12,607,306 chance. (Inside NoVA)
Fairfax County could become the home of one of the world’s largest indoor ski resorts, thanks to a new bid from SnowWorld International B.V. The Netherlands-based company proposed a roughly 500,000-square-foot facility that would include a 1,500-foot ski slope, sky bar, event facility, a hotel and multiple dining and drinking establishments. (Washington Business Journal)
Loudoun County is now responsible for treating and distributing its own tap water after the opening of its new state-of-the-art water treatment plant. After years of purchasing water from Fairfax Water and supplementing it with water from Goose Creek, the plant pumps water from the Potomac River with a guide to preservation and protection of the surrounding environment. (WTOP)
Arlington residents can share their thoughts on a new housing initiative launched by the Arlington County board, “Housing Arlington,” through the new website until June 28. The “umbrella initiative” hopes to tackle issues of affordable housing, missing middle housing (creating a range of income-level attainable property) and multi-level partnerships (using local, regional, state and federal funding effectively). (Twitter)