Finding room: What might get sacrificed in Loudoun’s capital budget for two new schools
From left: School Board members Thomas Reed (At Large), Jeff Morse (Dulles) and Eric Hornberger (Ashburn) at the March 2 fiscal 2016 budget work session with the county supervisors. Courtesy photo/Ken Reid
Tue., Mar. 3 | 02:33 PM -
It's down to this: what projects are the Loudoun supervisors and School Board members willing to delay in the Capital Improvement Program to accelerate a middle school and elementary school?
Middleburg, Distilled: Mt. Defiance Cidery and Distillery opens to the public
Mt. Defiance is located inside an old service station in Middleburg. - Courtesy/Mt. Defiance
Tue., Mar. 3 | 02:16 PM -
Mt. Defiance, Virginia's smallest ABC store and Loudoun's second distillery to open since Prohibition, manufactures three types of rum, absinthe, apple brandy, amaretto as well as various other liqueurs.
UPDATE: Three Loudoun supervisors considering raising taxes to fund education
Mon., Mar. 2 | 09:49 PM -
The supervisors’ comments mark a potential shift for Loudoun’s all-Republican board, which has annually lowered the tax rate during its term.
UPDATE: Contender for School Board At Large seat enters ring
After months of thinking and discussing his options with colleagues, Leesburg’s Dr. Stephan Knobloch decided to run for the School Board’s At Large seat. He thought about running for the Leesburg seat, but decided At Large made sense since two contenders for Leesburg had already surfaced. Courtesy photo/Stephan Knobloch
Mon., Mar. 2 | 02:30 PM -
The third contender for the School Board November elections has come forward.
2015 Virginia legislative session wraps up with ethics rules
Mon., Mar. 2 | 10:09 AM -
Lawmakers adjourned Friday after passing legislation at the last minute aimed at tightening the state's ethics rules for public officials and curbing sexual assaults on Virginia's college campuses.
Stone Bridge rallies past O’Connell in hockey championship game
Stone Bridge skated past Bishop O’Connell 5-2 in the Northern Virginia Scholastic Hockey League championship game Feb. 27 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. The Bulldogs won their sixth NVSHL championship.—Photo Courtesy/Elliott Root
Sun., Mar. 1 | 08:53 AM -
The Bulldogs (13-0) put the finishing touches on a perfect season and claimed their sixth NVSHL championship.
Woodgrove high schooler to take Philly Eagles linebacker to prom
Philly Eagles linebacker, Emmanuel Acho, visited Woodgrove High School student Hannah Delmonte Feb. 20 after she got 17,000 retweets on her request to take him to prom. Courtesy photo
Fri., Feb. 27 | 02:00 PM -
A Woodgrove High School student is taking Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Emmanuel Acho to prom after winning a retweet bet, according to Comcast SportsNet.
Growing Islamophobia a concern for ADAMS Center in Sterling
Jacob Dentu , 16, talks to Imam Abdul Rafaa of the ADAMS Center following the daily evening prayer session at the mosque in Sterling. Tin Nguyen/Fairfax County Times
Fri., Feb. 27 | 12:00 PM -
Rizwan Jaka, Board Chairman of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Center, has a personal beef with the Islamic State, perhaps better known to many as ISIS.
The beat goes on: Fund our schools, Loudoun education advocates plead
Advocates for more education funding in Loudoun County attended a School Board budget hearing earlier this year. Many of the same faces and signs could be seen at a county public hearing Feb. 25. Courtesy Photo
Thu., Feb. 26 | 04:05 PM -
One speaker after another – roughly 40 in all – pressed the all-Republican Board of Supervisors to fully fund the $981 million budget.