Government

Nominations sought for 2021 Signatures of Loudoun Design Awards Program

April 4, 2021

The Loudoun County Design Cabinet is seeking nominations for the 2021 Signatures of Loudoun Awards program. The Signatures of Loudoun program recognizes the buildings and public spaces that reflect outstanding…

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Purcellville, Loudoun get millions in American Rescue Plan Funds

March 31, 2021

By Valerie Cury The American Rescue Plan Act, also known as the COVID-19 Stimulus Package, will net Purcellville $9,250,037 as it stands today, but could be as low as $2.2…

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Ignoring Planning Commissioners, split Town Council – Names Dooley Purcellville Zoning Administrator

March 31, 2021

By Valerie Cury At the March 9 Purcellville Town Council meeting, Don Dooley Purcellville’s newly-hired Planning and Economic Director was voted in as Zoning Administrator.  The Council voted 4-3, with…

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Waterford Traffic Calming and Byway Study meeting April 15

March 31, 2021

Loudoun County is hosting an online public information meeting for the Village of Waterford Traffic Calming and Byway Assessment Study. The purpose of the meeting is to seek feedback from…

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Lessons from the battle over Goose Creek Overlook

March 31, 2021

Goose Creek Overlook votes will be remembered for turning the tide on a big development, but what they surfaced about Loudoun’s leaders and “place types” may be more revealing in…

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Sen. Kaine visits Catoctin Creek Distillers

At Catoctin Creek Distillers, Sen. Tim Kaine offers help with tariffs

March 31, 2021

On a sunny and surprisingly warm March 26th near the end of Women’s History Month, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) arrived in Loudoun to visit Leesburg, Purcellville, and Round Hill and…

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Purcellville Town Manager presents $22.4 million budget proposal

March 31, 2021

By Valerie Cury At the March 17 Purcellville Town Council Special Meeting, Town Manager David Mekarski presented the Town’s Fiscal Year 2022 proposed budget of $22.4 million. This is a…

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Leesburg adopts Fiscal Year 2022 Budget – Maintains real estate tax rate at 18.4 cents

March 24, 2021

The Leesburg Town Council adopted the real estate tax rate for the 2021 calendar year and approved the Fiscal Year 2022 Budget and the six-year Fiscal Year 2022-2027 Capital Improvements…

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Northam draft plan for safe graduations

March 18, 2021

Gov. Ralph Northam has released preliminary guidance for how K-12 schools, as well as colleges and universities, may safely hold in-person graduation and commencement events this spring. These tentative plans…

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Wexton votes to pass Violence Against Women Act Reauthorization

March 18, 2021

On March 17, Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) voted to pass bipartisan legislation that would reauthorize and expand the Violence Against Women Act. Since its original passage in 1994, VAWA has…

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