Government shutdown would have reaching effects
The imminent closure of the federal government stands to affect many in the Potomac Communities, but also tourists looking to take in the sights and sounds of the area, reports the Washington Post.

Bus fares rising
The cost to ride the FRED bus is going up later this summer, reports Fredericksburg.com.

Stafford woman dies in crash
An 18-year-old woman from Stafford County was killed in a crash Monday in Spotsylvania County. The woman was a student at Stafford High School, Fredericksburg.com reports.