Randall issues statement on alleged LCPS incidents

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall (D-At Large) provided the following statement regarding newly circulating news coverage of alleged incidents of sexual assault Loudoun County Public Schools. “Loudoun, this is one of the hardest, in fact painful messages that I’ve written to you. Of course, I’m speaking of the alleged sexual assaults that…

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Loudoun County launches local redistricting hub

Loudoun County has launched its Local Redistricting Hub, which provides access to interactive maps and geographic data important for public participation in the redistricting process. The redistricting hub will be updated on a rolling basis to include additional interactive maps, data, and training materials for the public. Redistricting is the process of redrawing the boundaries of…

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Update: Philomont Fire & Rescue Station project briefed to Board of Supervisors

By Laura Longley UPDATE: In its Oct. 5 meeting, the Philomont Fire & Rescue Station project was briefed to the Board of Supervisors as an Information Item, and while several members voiced their support of an approach, no vote has been taken on this item to authorize further action. BACKGROUND: One year ago the Blue…

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Latest News

Teens sought for Loudoun’s Battle of the Bands

The 2021 Loudoun Battle of the Bands is open to middle and high school students, including soloists, vocalists, instrumentalists, and DJs/producers. The competition is a joint venture among the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services, Loudoun Youth Inc….

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Teen from Ashburn charged with sexual battery

A teenager from Ashburn has been charged with sexual battery and abduction of a fellow student at Broad Run High School.  The investigation determined on the afternoon of Oct. 6, the 15-year-old suspect forced the victim into an empty classroom…

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Roots Grow Wings gets a glowing report card for its first year

By Laura Longley When my four-year-old son checks the mail and his new Imagination Library book is in the mailbox, his whole face lights up and he runs inside to read his new book immediately. Every book he has received…

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Unexpected diagnosis compels woman’s advocacy for annual mammograms

For decades, Susan Dial routinely got her annual mammogram. Usually, she received an “everything’s fine, see you in a year” communication from her doctor. Things changed in 2014. “I had just moved to Northern Virginia from South Carolina and my…

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Randall issues statement on alleged LCPS incidents

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall (D-At Large) provided the following statement regarding newly circulating news coverage of alleged incidents of sexual assault Loudoun County Public Schools. “Loudoun, this is one of the hardest, in fact painful messages that I’ve written to you. Of course, I’m speaking of…

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Loudoun County launches local redistricting hub

Loudoun County has launched its Local Redistricting Hub, which provides access to interactive maps and geographic data important for public participation in the redistricting process. The redistricting hub will be updated on a rolling basis to include additional interactive maps, data, and training materials for the public. Redistricting is the process…

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Update: Philomont Fire & Rescue Station project briefed to Board of Supervisors

By Laura Longley UPDATE: In its Oct. 5 meeting, the Philomont Fire & Rescue Station project was briefed to the Board of Supervisors as an Information Item, and while several members voiced their support of an approach, no vote has been taken on this item to authorize further action. BACKGROUND:…

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Job Fair Tailgate with local employers Oct. 21

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a Loudoun Job Fair Tailgate with local employers Thursday, Oct. 21, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park, 42405 Claudia Drive, Leesburg, in the parking lots adjacent to fields 12 and 13. The Loudoun Job Fair Tailgate will feature…

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Loudoun Fall Farm Tour returns, emphasizing community connection

For the first time in two years, the Loudoun Fall Farm Tour returns to its in-person format, and Loudoun Economic Development is encouraging the region’s residents and visitors to enjoy a self-guided, family-friendly weekend on the farm, Oct. 16-17. This year marks the 28th annual Loudoun Fall Farm Tour, which began…

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Government

Middleburg Mayor Bridge Littleton to give State of the Town address

On Wednesday, Oct. 27, at 6 p.m., Mayor Bridge Littleton will provide his 3rd Annual “State of the Town” address to the Middleburg community. This year’s address will be held at the Middleburg Community Center, with a livestream provided on…

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Public meeting Oct. 25 on Crosstrail Boulevard –Sycolin Road to the Dulles Greenway

Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed extension of Crosstrail Boulevard (Segment C) from Sycolin Road to the Dulles Greenway. The public information meeting will be held Monday, Oct. 25, 6…

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Loudoun County Landfill fees to increase Oct. 18

Fees at the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility are set to increase beginning Monday, Oct. 18, by about 10 percent. The Board of Supervisors approved the updated fee schedule after a recent financial analysis of facility operations concluded that a fee…

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Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps seeks volunteer vaccinators

The Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps is issuing a call for volunteer vaccinators—especially for those who are comfortable with vaccinating young children—to help in protecting the community’s health as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The County anticipates an upcoming increase in demand…

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Opinion

Paul Siker, a leader for making Virginia greater than ever

Dear Editor: One of your recent letters aimed to point out the “distinct differences” between Paul Siker and Dave LaRock in the race for 33rd District’s Delegate vote.  It did contrast the two candidates, but it misled the big picture.  Incumbent…

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Let’s expand our parks and green spaces

Dear Editor: As Purcellville has grown, we have added the necessary infrastructure so our citizens can lead healthy, safe, and rewarding lives. In the time since my family moved to Purcellville, in 2002, I’ve seen the construction of three new…

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Willisville Preservation Foundation celebrates Historic Road Marker

The Willisville Preservation Foundation celebrated the unveiling of a Historic Road Marker honoring the history of Willisville at the intersection of Rt. 50 and Willisville Road.  WPF worked with the…

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Purcellville PC to hold special meeting Sept. 9

As of press time, the Purcellville Planning Commission has scheduled a special meeting on Thursday, Sept. 9, at 7pm. in Council Chambers at Town Hall, 221 S. Nursery Ave. to discuss…

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For the love of vintage cars … and life

By Andrea Gaines I grew up with a father who adored old cars. He didn’t seem to mind that they broke down all the time. My mom sure did, but…

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White’s Ferry and Philomont Fire Station-

Muddy Waters at the River, Fire on the Mountain By Laura Longley Beginning in September, Western Loudoun—from the shores of the Potomac River to the Blue Ridge Mountains—will be the…

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Panebianco named president of VACP

At the Annual Conference of the Virginia Association of the Chiefs of Police, Middleburg Police…

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Discover Purcellville presents “Words on a Fence”

This year’s community art project coordinated by Discover Purcellville is out on the streets for…

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Will the interminable Vineyard Square project continue – who’s in charge here?

By Valerie Cury On July 15, following the recommendation of Purcellville Town Attorney Sally Hankins,…

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