Day: October 16, 2020

Residents, without water at home, offered to shoulder pipeline repair work

The ownership of the lines feeding water under Cole’s Creek Road to the homes there is in some question. While normally the cistern and pipelines would all be considered one system, some of the residents say they had, and were willing to continue, assuming ownership of the pipeline under an agreement with the cistern owner, …

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A broken internet cable took down Virginia’s voter registration website hours before the deadline

In what is fast becoming a pattern for voter registration in the 2020 presidential election, technical difficulties befell another state’s voter registration website on the last day citizens can register. This time, Virginians were locked out of the ability to register online. For about six hours on Tuesday, visitors to Virginia’s voter registration website were greeted …

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How Can America’s Communities Secure the Benefits of Fiber-Optic Infrastructure?

Broadband networks rank among the most important infrastructure assets of our time—for purposes of economic development and competitiveness, innovation, workforce preparedness, health care, education, and environmental sustainability. In the brief 25 years since the advent of the commercial internet, broadband access has become foundational to the American economy and participation of everyone in the U.S. in …

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