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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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The Remington Mulch team out on a delivery: Caroline Armstrong, center, sister Katie, left; brother Trent, right.

So how – and how much – should you mulch your garden?

March 31, 2021

There’s more to mulch than a bag of wood chips. Just ask Caroline Armstrong, a manager of her family’s Remington Mulch Company, one of the region’s largest manufacturers of mulch.…

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Arbor Day Photo Contest 2021: ‘Trees That Make Me Feel Happy’

March 31, 2021

The annual Loudoun County Arbor Day tree photo contest is underway. The theme of this year’s contest is “Trees That Make Me Feel Happy.” Entries are being accepted through Friday…

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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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Puddles walking on the farm

Newborn calf rescued in Lincoln. Welcome to the world “Puddles”

March 31, 2021

It’s a story that would send a panic through any mother … as well as great relief. Imagine, this. You are taking a nice country walk with your sister and…

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Wait… A “hotel,” for bees?

March 31, 2021

This article will lift up your spirits; I promise. You know the term “worker bees” … right? Creatures – human and otherwise – who toil away behind the scenes, getting…

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