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Loudoun residents develop a palate for gourmet donuts

Aside from Dunkin’ Donuts and prepackaged boxes of Krispy Kreme at the grocery store, Loudoun residents haven't had many donut options in recent years, with the exception of nearby Duck Donuts in Herndon.

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With an operations center in Leesburg, Iridium launches largest tech refresh in history

The company will use a Falcon 9 rocket from Elon Musk's SpaceX for the satellites' commute. The venture will be SpaceX's first launch since a Falcon 9 exploded upon launch last September.

Loudoun revenue commissioner’s error leads to a better budget picture for supervisors

After Loudoun supervisors received a fairly grim budget picture last week, the commissioner of revenue on Wednesday pitched a more optimistic outlook that could lead to a drop in the real estate tax rate.

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Loudoun tech leaders predict what’s in store for 2017

The past year saw Amazon making its first drone deliveries, the commercial launch of virtual and augmented reality headsets, the death of the headphone jack, growth in artificial personal assistants and the use of voice search.

Redskins-themed restaurant, Hail & Hog, files Chapter 11 bankruptcy

The bankruptcy filing is a result of unpaid contractor bills dating back to the restaurant’s construction, according to reports.

UPDATE: Diner at Ashburn Anita’s stiffs server, leaves a racist message

The diner did not appear to tip on a $30.52 check. At the bottom of the receipt, he or she wrote: "great service don't tip Black people."

Leesburg Council postpones vice mayoral appointment, OKs Costco expansion

Town Council settled down to business Tuesday with two uncontroversial public hearings.

Ford’s Fish Shack opening new location in Lansdowne

A Ford's Fish Shack is coming to Lansdowne Town Center, according to an announcement today from Saul Centers real estate group, which manages the town center.

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Dragon Hops to open brewery in Purcellville

For the past two years, Dragon Hops, a family- and veteran-owned farm, has been growing hops on their bines several miles outside of town.

Sterling contractor says it was stiffed $80,000 for work on Trump’s D.C. hotel

A small Sterling-based construction company says it is still waiting for nearly $80,000 worth for construction work it completed at President-elect Donald Trump’s new $212 million luxury hotel in Washington, D.C.

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FERC green lights Dominion’s Leesburg Compressor Station expansion

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has given the go ahead to Dominion Transmission to expand at its Leesburg Compressor Station, the commission announced this week.

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Iconic Middleburg Training Center donated to retired race horse nonprofit

The historic Middleburg Training Center, which was built by late Upperville philanthropist Paul Mellon, was donated to a national nonprofit dedicated to re-homing and rehabilitating retired thoroughbred race horses on Dec. 30.

Fortune 500 company invests in Purcellville-based Catoctin Creek Distilling Company

Fortune 500 company Constellation Brands has acquired a minority stake in award winning Purcellville-based Catoctin Creek Distilling Company, the craft distillery announced in a statement today.

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Delirium Cafe to open its first U.S. location in Leesburg

A franchisee for the popular, Belgium-based beer company has signed a downtown Leesburg lease contract with Don Devine of Devine Commercial properties, according to Devine and a Facebook page.

Richmond pays $138K to Redskins for training camp

Richmond officials have paid more than $138,000 to the Washington Redskins for the privilege of hosting the NFL team's training camp this year.
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