Monday, March 18, 2013
Frequent users of The Post's website will be charged a monthly fee beginning this summer.
The Washington Post has decided to follow other newspapers in limiting free online content and will begin charging frequent users of its website beginning this summer, the paper announced Monday. The company has not decided how much it will charge. “News consumers are savvy; they understand the high cost of a top-quality news gathering operation and the importance of maintaining the kind of in-depth reporting for which The Post is known,” Katharine Weymouth, publisher of The Post, said in an article the paper ran in its business section Monday. “Our digital package is a valuable one, and we are going to ask our readers to pay for it and help support our news gathering as they have done for many years with the print edition.” The paper …
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
The Washington Post Co. subsidiary announces plans to sell Robinson Terminal North and South, two buildings located on Alexandria's waterfront.
Robinson Terminal Warehouse Corporation plans to sell its two warehouses located on Alexandria’s waterfront. The Washington Post Co. subsidiary plans to consolidate operations in Springfield, Va., where the Post company operates a printing plant. “We have decided that the time is right to market the North and South Terminals on the Alexandria waterfront, where we have had a long history of operations,” Robinson Terminal President Robert Taylor said in a statement. “As the business has evolved over time, we can consolidate operations in Springfield, Va., and continue to provide high-quality service to our customers.” The Alexandria warehouses have long been used for storage. The city assesses the value of Robinson Terminals North and South …
Thursday, July 12, 2012
James Dunning, a former Del Ray resident, died in his sleep in Hilton Head, S.C.
Former Alexandria Sheriff James Dunning died Thursday in Hilton Head, SC. He was 62. The local medical examiner’s office in South Carolina will perform an autopsy, Alexandria Police spokesman Jody Donaldson told Patch. Donaldson said it is expected that Dunning died in his sleep of natural causes. Dunning retired to South Carolina a few years after the Dec. 5, 2003, murder of his wife, Nancy Dunning, in the couple’s Del Ray home. The murder remains unsolved. Police say the case investigation remains active. The Del Ray Business Association Foundation gathered funds to help solve the crime. The nonprofit foundation still has more than $100,000 pledged for leads in that unsolved case, according to DRBA officer Gayle Reuter. The annual …
Friday, May 11, 2012
Reviewer praises chef Eric Reid's Southern dishes and American comfort food.