On the eve of a snowstorm sweeping across the region, it was the cybersphere that took a surprising hit.
Sorry for the inconvenience folks, the Town's website is currently down. Our provider is having issues across all services. Will update as work is being done to resolve. pic.twitter.com/JBPGegtwNG
— Town of Vienna, VA (@TownofViennaVA) January 29, 2019
Both localities use CivicPlus, a web development business that manages over 2,500 local government websites.
An employee at CivicPlus said the service is “experiencing technical disturbances” while staff at Vienna said the website provider’s datacenter faced an outage.
By 2:40 p.m., the Town of Vienna reported that their website was functional again. The City of Falls Church site is also currently online.
Photo via Town of Vienna