August 29, 2017

An email went out today to the parents of children at 6 Stafford schools today stating that recent testing has found lead in the schools'  water supply. The level of lead detected was higher than the 15 parts per billion limit recommended by the FDA.  Affected schools...

August 29, 2017

Where has the summer gone??? Believe it or not, it is time again to send the kids back to school to their amazing, brilliant, creative, patient beyond all understanding teachers.  

BTW has been reporting for a while now on the teacher attrition issue in Staffo...

August 15, 2017

It seems like such a long time ago when BTW wrote it's first article discussing the additional request for funding or TIF made by the owners of Aquia Towne Center, Mosaic Realty Corp. For those who aren't familiar, the basic rundown of the issue is that the aforementio...

August 15, 2017

On Monday evening, the Stafford GOP held a meeting to discuss party business.   One of the topics of discussion was whether the party should endorse School Board candidates. All SB candidates run as Independents so as not to be caught up in the political games inherent...

August 13, 2017

It's hard to find words to describe the horrifying events that occurred today in Charlottesville.  It's hard to believe that such a beautiful place was the meeting ground for such vile, loathsome hatred. Virginia is my home, not by birth but by choice. Two of my childr...

August 6, 2017

On Tuesday, while many people around the country were attending National Night Out activities, the School Board held their planning meeting for the upcoming school year known as their "retreat."  Sadly, there were no beaches or catamarans involved.  It was a long meeti...

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Round 1: Cardinal Meadows development and Cluster Ordinance status quo heard by Planning Commission..get a big no thanks

March 1, 2018

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Round 1: Cardinal Meadows development and Cluster Ordinance status quo heard by Planning Commission..get a big no thanks

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