Daily Archives: July 26, 2021

Severe Thunderstorms Knock Over Trees, Flood Roads in DC Area

Severe thunderstorm warnings were in effect in parts of D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia on Monday as the whole region swelters with feels-like temperatures near 100. Go here to see weather alerts as they’re issued by the National Weather Service.  In D.C., a large tree fell down on a row house in the 600 block of Irving Street NW. Eight…

Northern Virginia Counties Promote Vaccines as Rates Stall

Spotsylvania County’s health department is open for walk-in vaccines, but there are no lines anymore as the pace of vaccinations in some Northern Virginia counties has stalled. Only about 20 people came in for shots on Monday. “Hesitancy is a word that’s used a lot. We’re not running into hesitancy so much as apathy. There are a lot of people…

DC Woman Says Trash Truck Punched Hole in Her Home

A D.C. woman arrived home to find bricks dislodged and sunlight where a full wall was supposed to be. A neighbor then showed her video of a trash truck that they suspect caused the damage.  Melinda McKay got home on Adams Street NW and barely believed her eyes.  “I couldn’t believe it,†she said with a laugh and a “mind…