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COVID-19 testing events Jan. 11 and 14

January 9, 2022

Loudoun County has scheduled COVID-19 testing events Tuesday, Jan. 11 and Friday, Jan. 14, at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park, 42405 Claudia Drive, Leesburg (Enter the park on Crosstrail Boulevard from Sycolin Road.)…

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Loudoun offers Christmas tree recycling at several locations

December 29, 2021

Loudoun County is offering five locations for residents to bring their Christmas trees for recycling now through Jan. 20. Only natural cut trees and wreaths will be accepted: no artificial…

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Leesburg woman charged in serious crash

December 18, 2021

Pursuant to an investigation and in consultation with the Office of the Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney, 66-year-old Mary Murray of Leesburg has been charged with reckless driving. The charges stem…

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Resident displaced and dogs rescued in Purcellville house fire

December 13, 2021

The four dogs rescued by Loudoun County firefighters remain in “guarded” condition after a Dec. 6 accidental fire in Purcellville. At approximately 2:40 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 6, the Loudoun…

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Kirkby Farm, site of Civil War Battle of Unison, now protected by conservation easement

December 1, 2021

Historic Kirkby Farm near Upperville is now permanently protected by a conservation easement placed with the Old Dominion Land Conservancy by Mary Welby Brown, Mary Welby McGill, and Lucy Brown…

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Teens sought for Loudoun’s Battle of the Bands

October 9, 2021

The 2021 Loudoun Battle of the Bands is open to middle and high school students, including soloists, vocalists, instrumentalists, and DJs/producers. The competition is a joint venture among the Loudoun County…

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Teen from Ashburn charged with sexual battery

October 9, 2021

A teenager from Ashburn has been charged with sexual battery and abduction of a fellow student at Broad Run High School.  The investigation determined on the afternoon of Oct. 6,…

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Roots Grow Wings gets a glowing report card for its first year

October 4, 2021

By Laura Longley When my four-year-old son checks the mail and his new Imagination Library book is in the mailbox, his whole face lights up and he runs inside to…

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Unexpected diagnosis compels woman’s advocacy for annual mammograms

September 23, 2021

For decades, Susan Dial routinely got her annual mammogram. Usually, she received an “everything’s fine, see you in a year” communication from her doctor. Things changed in 2014. “I had…

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Willisville Preservation Foundation celebrates Historic Road Marker

September 9, 2021

The Willisville Preservation Foundation celebrated the unveiling of a Historic Road Marker honoring the history of Willisville at the intersection of Rt. 50 and Willisville Road.  WPF worked with the…

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