Government

Virginia’s unemployment rate fell to 4.5 percent in May

June 25, 2021

Virginia’s unemployment rate dropped 0.2-percentage point to 4.5 percent in May, which is 4.0 percentage points below the rate from one year ago, Gov. Ralph Northam’s office announced June 23.…

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Virtual public meeting July 12 on Rt. 7 corridor study

June 22, 2021

Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the Rt. 7 corridor study on Monday, July 12, from 6 to 7 p.m. The limits…

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Rt. 7/690 Interchange in Purcellville included in Surface Transportation Bill

June 9, 2021

Congresswoman Jennifer Wexton (D-VA) has requested $10 million to fund a new interchange at Rt. 7 and Rt. 690, Hillsboro Road, and this was included in the House Transportation and…

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Keeping buildings low in Purcellville’s historic downtown

June 2, 2021

By Valerie Cury Developers want higher building height limits in key parts of Purcellville, with periodic support from certain Council members, depending on the moment, they have tried to take…

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Restrictions ease in Loudoun Government facilities May 28

May 28, 2021

Loudoun County will implement Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 79 (PDF), which lifts all remaining capacity limits for gatherings and social distancing requirements in previous executive orders that have been in…

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Warner visits Loudoun, offering vaccine help for India –and broadband help for Loudoun: ‘Don’t miss this window’

May 27, 2021

By Valerie Cury Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) started off May 21 by going to Alexandria to discuss affordable child care. He then visited Indian-American community leaders in Ashburn at Celebrations…

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Next Loudoun household hazardous waste event is May 22 in Ashburn

May 18, 2021

The next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste collection event is scheduled for Saturday, May 22, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m., at the Ashburn North Park and Ride, 45151 Russell Branch…

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Loudoun installs another Wi-Fi hot spot to help western Loudoun residents during COVID-19 pandemic

May 14, 2021

Loudoun County has installed a new Wi-Fi hot spot for residents in western Loudoun. The county’s Department of Information Technology has installed outdoor Wi-Fi at the Lovettsville Community Center, which…

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The developing tale of two villages: What’s the story on St. Louis and Aldie?

May 11, 2021

Updated Tuesday, May 11, 202 By Laura Longley Out of the haze of proposed land swaps, buyouts of by-right developments, and sale of County-owned parcels for a commercial “gateway” to…

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Purcellville Town Hall reopens for public meetings

May 5, 2021

Purcellville Town Hall, located at 221 South Nursery Avenue, has reopened its doors for public meetings and started with Mayor Fraser’s State of the Town address on May 4. Beginning…

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