Towns

Keeping it low in historic downtown Purcellville

June 30, 2021

By Valerie Cury The Purcellville Town Council has voted 4-2 to reduce building heights in the Town’s C-4 District (historic downtown). Mayor Kwasi Fraser, and Council Members Stan Milan, Chris…

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Expanding Purcellville’s Historic District –public hearing July 15

June 30, 2021

By Valerie Cury The Town of Purcellville’s Historic Corridor Overlay District, which was created in 2005, is made up of parts of Main Street, North 21st  Street, North 23rd Street…

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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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Grewe lectures PC based on anonymous sources; Commission members push back: Let’s not go political, let’s just do our work

May 5, 2021

By Valerie Cury At the end of an almost four-hour meeting, the Purcellville Planning Commissioners heard comments and reflections from Town Council Member Joel Grewe, who was invited to speak…

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The Grove Theatre: Everything’s goin’ their way…!

May 5, 2021

It’s been a year of mighty big challenges for all of our high school students, but things are looking up, especially for Woodgrove High School’s theater students, who are performing…

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Mayor Kwasi Fraser

According to Purcellville Mayor Kwasi Fraser:‘Purcellville is in a great place with glasses prepared to be filled.’

May 5, 2021

In late April, the Blue Ridge Leader interviewed Purcellville Mayor Kwasi Fraser and here’s what he had to say about Purcellville’s future and its extraordinary promise.  BRL: What’s next on…

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

May 5, 2021

Out of the haze of proposed land swaps, buyouts of by-right developments, and sale of County-owned parcels for a commercial “gateway” to Western Loudoun, the futures of the historic villages…

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Historic District height limit runs into a snag

May 5, 2021

By Valerie Cury The Purcellville Town Council, on April 27, voted 3-3, with Council member Ted Greenly absent, on lowering the height in the downtown C-4 District.  Vice Mayor Mary…

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Artists sought for three murals on Town Hall parking garage

April 18, 2021

Deadline for submissions is July 15 The Leesburg Commission on Public Art and Friends of Leesburg Public Art are seeking design submissions for three murals that will be installed along…

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Purcellville Town-Wide Clean Up netted over 2,000 pounds of trash

April 10, 2021

More than 180 volunteers participated in the annual Town-wide Clean Up on Saturday and Sunday, March 20 and 21. Over the course of the two-day period, volunteers picked up 216 bags of…

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