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Lincoln Elementary School open for business

March 27, 2021

By Andrea Gaines Spring Break is just finishing up at Lincoln Elementary School. According to www.lincoln.ptboard.com, it runs through Sunday, April 4. But, if you are part of, or want to be part of this…

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Flower & Garden festival April 17-18

March 27, 2021

The Town of Leesburg’s 31st annual Flower & Garden Festival will take place on Saturday, April 17 and Sunday, April 18 at Ida Lee Park. Approximately 70 vendors are expected. Traditionally,…

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Purcellville’s Lieutenant Dufek receives VFW award

March 27, 2021

Purcellville Lieutenant Barry Dufek was awarded the Veterans of Foreign Wars Law Enforcement Public Servant Citation at the March 23 Town Council meeting. Dufek was presented the award by Stephen Hood…

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It’s spring. Be on the lookout.

March 23, 2021

By Andrea Gaines The mammoth natural movement of birds, insects, amphibians, and other wildlife is picking up speed.  In our area, watch for … Monarch butterflies: In mid-March, masses of…

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Thank you for giving to GiveChoose.org

March 23, 2021

Dear Editor: This starts with a heartfelt “Thank you” to every reader and member of our community.  Together, we raised $820,000 through a 2021 GiveChoose.org  campaign.   This charitable community-based “crowdfunding”…

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Purcellville to hold tree workshop March 25

March 18, 2021

Purcellville’s Tree and Environment Sustainability Committee is hosting a free virtual workshop on Thursday, March 25 at 7 p.m. to share tips about how to plant trees so they thrive.…

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Glad to know the Hamilton Mercantile will remain– You forgot to mention Eva

March 18, 2021

Dear Editor: I, like everyone else for miles around, am delighted to know that the Hamilton icon will remain an organic food store, and even enhance and expand its services. …

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Birds, birds, birds Anita Baarns Best-In-Show Award announced

March 14, 2021

By Andrea Gaines Artists in Middleburg (AiM) is hosting a Bird, Birds, Birds juried art exhibit from Saturday, March 13 through Sunday, April 11.   The show featured a $200 Anita…

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Volunteers needed to deliver meals to homebound seniors

March 14, 2021

Loudoun volunteers are needed to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable seniors during a time when many are feeling isolated. The commitment is less than two hours on…

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Grant awarded to Lucketts Elementary School

March 5, 2021

During COVID-19, the Lucketts Elementary School PTA focused on “ensuring students’ health and safety” with the objective of “supporting students’ emotional and mental well-being.”   With the help of a Youth…

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