Government

From weddings to wineries to breweries – More suds in Bluemont

December 2, 2020

By Valerie Curry The unincorporated village of Bluemont will likely soon be getting yet another brewery and winery. The Whitehall Estate – where “barn meets ballroom” as its website proclaims –…

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New Statewide measures to contain COVID-19 in place

December 2, 2020

Includes limit of 25 individuals for in-person gatherings, expanded mask mandate, on-site alcohol curfew, and increased enforcement As COVID-19 surges in states across the country, Governor Ralph Northam announced on…

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Loudoun Supervisors loosen collective bargaining rules for public employees

December 2, 2020

In October, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted to allow representatives of labor unions into County buildings for the purpose of talking to and recruiting public employees for membership.…

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Loudoun second half real property tax deadline is December 7, 2020

November 25, 2020

Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the second half real property tax is Monday, December 7, 2020.  Payments postmarked after December 7, 2020, will…

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Traffic signal work set to begin Nov. 30 at Loudoun County Parkway and George Washington Boulevard intersection

November 25, 2020

On Monday, November 30, 2020, Loudoun County is scheduled to begin traffic signal work at the intersection of Loudoun County Parkway and George Washington Boulevard, weather permitting. This work will be…

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Wexton/Andrews debate classic match up

November 4, 2020

By Andrea Gaines Jennifer Wexton (D-VA 10) and newcomer Aliscia Andrews debated in an in-person meeting at The National Conference Center’s West Belmont Place on Oct. 15. Wexton serves in the US…

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Ironically-named “Trail’s End”

November 4, 2020

Large commercial structure pushing onto WO&D By Andrea Gaines The Purcellville Board of Architectural Review (BAR) on Oct. 20 voted 3 to 2 to grant a Certificate of Design Approval for the Chapman property on Hatcher Ave. BAR Chair Pat Giglio,…

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CDC and HHS wastewater testing

November 4, 2020

What’s in it for Purcellville? By Laura Longley Last spring, Purcellville became one of the first places in the country which began testing wastewater for coronavirus, after Mayor Kwasi Fraser…

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Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter Opens Nov. 15

November 4, 2020

The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Sunday, Nov. 15, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a…

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Governor announces $22 million for Virginia Covid-19 vaccination program

November 4, 2020

Gov. Ralph Northam has announced that $22 million in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act funding will be used to create a statewide program to distribute COVID-19 vaccines…

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