Marstel-Day, an international environmental consulting firm based in Fredericksburg, and its client the National Park Foundation have been recognized by the Environmental Business Journal with a Natural Resource Management award for their work in developing an impact investing framework and …

What if student loan payments were treated like Social Security taxes - automatically withheld from a person's paycheck? Fewer people would fall behind and risk having their wages garnished or credit score plummet. But some may struggle to cover living expenses if their education debt takes …

The Better Business Bureau of Central Virginia is warning consumers to be on the lookout for scammers offering supposed sales and discounts on name-brand products.

DURING a recent grocery store visit, I witnessed an exchange between a customer and several employees. The customer was looking for a particular product that she had purchased at the store many times in the past. But in recent months, every time she asked for the product, she was told someth…

Debby Girvan, president of Flair Communication in Fredericksburg, was awarded a 2018 Clarion by The Association for Women in Communications.The competition drew entries from 20 states and two countries. Girvan's design and development of a new website for Castiglia’s Italian Restaurant in Fr…

Part of the genius of investing is recognizing a great business that others miss. Warren Buffett has the knack. He invested in newspapers such as The Washington Post and the Buffalo News in the 1970s, when he saw the potential for local monopolies that can raise advertising prices. Buffett s…

Without public ceremony, Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday signed legislation to carry out Virginia’s promises to Amazon for up to $750 million in cash incentives if the company creates 37,850 high-paying jobs at the new headquarters it plans in Arlington County.

I heard a story recently that made me think about the workplace. It seems there was a new softball coach at a university, and it was her first time as a head coach. Evidently she was in the athletic director’s office early in her tenure with many “needs.”

Legacy Engineering, a civil engineering firm specializing in land development design and consulting, merged with Miles and Company, a surveying and land planning firm, on Jan. 1. Both companies are based in Fredericksburg.

The Fredericksburg Regional Chamber of Commerce awarded businesses for their successes, entrepreneurial spirit, and community commitment at its annual awards banquet and gala held Friday at the Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center.

MISSION BBQ has donated $368,628 from sales of its American Heroes Cups to Wreaths Across America. The company donates $2 of the purchase of every American Heroes Cup to a charity supporting national military charities and local first responders. This latest donation will help to sponsor ove…

Once upon a time, a relatively new mid-level manager’s best employee announced he was leaving. He had been recruited to a position at a prestigious organization, one with more cachet than his current employer. Most of the people in his organization were thrilled for him. But not everyone.

Northern Virginia Electric Cooperative and the Virginia, Maryland & Delaware Association of Electric Cooperatives are offering higher-education scholarships to public, private, and home-schooled high school seniors who receive electricity from electric cooperatives.

River Crossing LLC Inc. of Ocean City, N.J. acquired The Shops at River Club at 10865 Tidewater Trail in Spotsylvania County for $7 million on Jan. 16, according to Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer.

Stafford Hospital Sleep and Wake Disorder Center, 101 Hospital Center Blvd., has received program accreditation from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine. To receive accreditation for a five-year period, a sleep center must meet or exceed all standards for professional health care as desig…

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