MWAA vice president floats idea of residential at Dulles Airport’s ‘Western Lands’
Thu., May. 21 | 05:45 PM -
The chief financial officer for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority drew gasps this morning when he floated the idea of constructing a part-residential development on the Dulles Airport's Western Lands property.
VIDEO: Quarry blast in Sterling damages homes, cars; injures one
The rock that flew through the blasted-out window of the NAPA Auto Parts in Sterling in a quarry blast May 21 morning. Times-Mirror/Crystal Owens
Thu., May. 21 | 04:45 PM -
Falling rocks damaged several homes, cars and at least one business in Sterling this morning after a scheduled blast from Loudoun Quarries inadvertently sent debris into the air.
MORE: Loudoun supervisors appeal Leesburg architecture board’s ruling on courts’ expansion
Thu., May. 21 | 01:32 PM -
Loudoun’s Board of Supervisors tonight appealed the Leesburg Board of Architectural Review’s vote to require a high-priced modification of the county’s plans to expand the county courts’ complex.
Summary judgment on One Loudoun stadium denied
One Loudoun will have to wait if it hopes to terminate a lease with Virginia Investment Partnership, the company which was responsible for bringing the Hounds baseball and Virginia Cavalry FC soccer teams to Ashburn. - Times-Mirror/BeverlyDenny
Thu., May. 21 | 01:04 PM -
One Loudoun was denied a summary judgment May 21 that would have allowed it to terminate a lease with Virginia Investment Partner.
Finding balance: Leesburg teen battles symptoms, isolation of obscure disease
Lexi Bognar, 13, at her Leesburg home with her mother, Wendy, while 10-year-old sister, Gwen, tries to photobomb the shot. Bognar was diagnosed with POTS in 2014, a disease which can cause imbalance, fatigue and depression. Times-Mirror/Anna Harris
Thu., May. 21 | 09:46 AM -
Lexi Bognar, 13, of Leesburg, has Postural Tachycardia Syndrome, also known as POTS, an obscure disease that caused the imbalance that led to her concussion in 2013.
Loudoun parents rally against toxins in synthetic turf school fields
Synthetic turf fields are used by Loudoun schools for several sports and in most weather conditions. The fields are expensive, about $1 million to build, but are durable and easy to maintain. The fields contain rubber pellets made form materials that could pose health risks, but links have not been proven. Some school districts are replacing the fields. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Wed., May. 20 | 01:02 PM -
A Loudoun parent group has called for a ban on allegedly toxic materials used in county schools' sports fields.
Calvary Temple’s emotional warfare
Wed., May. 20 | 07:00 AM -
Congregants of Sterling's Calvary Temple can leave the church, but each carry with them emotional baggage that can take years to treat. In some cases, the disorders will never fully go away.
Loudoun Spring Farm Tour puts its best foot forward
Peter Sherman, of Vienna, picking spinach at Great Country Farms. -Times-Mirror/Ben Hancock
Tue., May. 19 | 06:25 PM -
The 2015 Spring Farm Tour finished off Loudoun's Small Business Weeks with music, farming and a focus on agriculture.
MORE: Leesburg Board of Architectural Review OKs courts plan for partial demolition of structures
Tue., May. 19 | 04:38 PM -
As the midnight deadline approached, Leesburg’s Board of Architectural Review on late Monday approved the partial demolition of four historic buildings in the downtown core to make way for the long-planned county courts expansion.