Student fundraiser makes big impact at Inova Loudoun
Lexi Graham (left) and Geena May (right) with Beamer the dog, at the ribbon cutting for the new play space at Inova Loudoun Hospital’s pediatric emergency room waiting area. Graham and May led the effort to raise $30,000 in one year to fund the new play space. Times-Mirror/Karen Graham
Fri., Aug. 22 | 07:00 AM - James Madison High School students raise $30,000 to fund new play area in Inova Loudoun's pediatric emergency room waiting area.
MWAA closes on $1.28 billion rail loan
Thu., Aug. 21 | 02:00 PM - Yesterday the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) closed on $1.28 billion of a low-interest, long-term federal loan to help fund construction of the second phase of the Silver Line.
New tenants slated for Village at Leesburg
Thu., Aug. 21 | 10:00 AM - The Hair Cuttery, BonChon, Comfort One Shoes and a Marine Corps Recruiting Center have all recently signed leases to move into the mixed-use development.
Oaklawn residents seek common ground with K2M’s plans
Thu., Aug. 21 | 08:45 AM - Residents of Leesburg's Oaklawn and Stratford neighborhoods are extending an olive branch to K2M.
Simms, Dungy likely not to use ‘Redskins’ on TV
Tue., Aug. 19 | 06:45 PM - Two influential NFL voices said Monday they likely won't use the term "Redskins" when discussing the franchise.
The Beer Joint to open as man cave complete with “Bavarian Girls Next Door”
The Beer Joint has its grand opening next month. - Photo Courtesy/The Beer Joint
Tue., Aug. 19 | 11:05 AM - What was Leesburg's Vintage 50 restaurant has re-opened as The Beer Joint, which owner Anthony Cavallo explains as a favorite hangout for craft beer and bourbon lovers
Only natural gas filling station in Northern Virginia hits Loudoun
Mon., Aug. 18 | 02:48 PM - Newport Beach, Calif.-based Clean Energy Fuels will be operating the facility which will be open 24-hours a day, seven days a week near Dulles International Airport.
Federal report outlines impact of national parks in Virginia
Thu., Jul. 24 | 12:57 PM - Fewer people visited Virginia's national parks last year and spent less money during those visits, according to a report by the U.S. Department of the Interior.
Merritt Construction Services wins bid for Telos renovation
Sat., Aug. 23 | 09:49 AM - Merritt Construction Services recently announced that it won the bid to renovate the Telos Corp. headquarters in Ashburn.
Chamber president graduates from Institute for Organizational Management
Fri., Aug. 22 | 05:52 PM - Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce president Tony Howard recently graduated from the Institute for Organization Management.
Twenty-four Loudoun businesses named to the Inc. 5000
Fri., Aug. 22 | 02:41 PM - This year's Inc. 5000 list includes 284 companies from Virginia and 24 from Loudoun County.
Federal Contractors Group to meet in Leesburg
Thu., Aug. 21 | 12:21 PM - The Loudoun Federal Contractors Group will meet from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 at the Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE, Leesburg.
The late Bunny Mellon’s Upperville estate listed for $70 million
Tue., Aug. 19 | 03:07 PM - The 2,000-acre Upperville estate that once belonged to Paul and "Bunny" Mellon is listed for $70 million.
Gun sales in Va. down following three years’ growth
Tue., Aug. 19 | 06:28 AM - Transactions at gun shows declined by 21 percent during the same period, from 24,870 to 20,492.
Loudoun Interfaith Relief names new executive director
Mon., Aug. 18 | 03:49 PM - Loudoun Interfaith Relief, the county's largest food pantry, on Monday named Jennifer Montgomery as its new executive director.
Redskins appeal trademark decision on team name
Sat., Aug. 16 | 02:15 PM - The Washington Redskins on Thursday formally appealed a ruling that stripped the team of trademark protection, the latest legal maneuver in the franchise's attempt to defend its name against those who consider it a racial slur.
Competing with the Big Boys seminar set for Aug. 18
Sat., Aug. 16 | 01:00 PM - On Aug. 18, the Loudoun County Small Business Development Center will offer a seminar called “Competing with the Big Boys: How Independent Retailers Win and Keep the Customer” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Mason Enterprise Center, 202 Church St. SE, Leesburg.
SBDC seminar set for Aug. 19
Fri., Aug. 15 | 12:50 PM - On Aug. 19, the SBDC will offer a seminar titled “Team Eventacular – Merchants, Planners, Events: Partnering for Profit” from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Emanuel Episcopal Church parish house, 105 East Washington St., Middleburg.
It’s K2M: Oaklawn’s new tenant revealed
K2M is a medical technology manufacturing company based in Leesburg.Courtesy Photos\Facebook
Thu., Aug. 14 | 03:24 PM - Leesburg-based K2M, a global medical devices manufacturer, is seeking to develop a portion of the Oaklawn property in south Leesburg.
New chief for Silver Line construction
Thu., Aug. 14 | 11:37 AM - The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is bringing in a veteran rail industry executive from California to oversee construction of the second phase of the Silver Line.
Report: Loudoun County driving the region’s economy
Wed., Aug. 13 | 02:35 PM - With the Northern Virginia economy “stuck in neutral,” Loudoun County is driving economic growth for the region, according to data from the Bureau of Economic Analysis.
Planning Loudoun’s future Silver Line development
Wed., Aug. 13 | 08:42 AM - What might Loudoun's Silver Line Stations look like in 20 years? Time to start planning now.
Virginia officials work to lure more businesses to state
Mon., Aug. 11 | 06:04 AM - Virginia officials say they've got their gloves off to compete with other states and countries to lure more businesses and jobs to the state.
Madison Wealth Management joins Loudoun Impact Fund
Sat., Aug. 9 | 01:42 PM - Madison Wealth Management recently joined the Loudoun Impact Fund, a group of philanthropically minded citizens and corporations that gives grants to help fill in the gaps that other services are not covering.
A taste of Chicago in the ‘burg
Owner Angel Mirand stands in front of Windy City’s Leesburg location on South King Street in Leesburg.
Sat., Aug. 9 | 07:00 AM - Windy City Red Hots has been serving up delectable dogs in Loudoun for six years
Salamander puts adventure business on the line in Middleburg
Brittany Staker glides across the canopy Tree Top Zip Tour at Salamander in Middleburg. - Courtesy Photo/Empower
Fri., Aug. 8 | 07:00 AM - Joe DeRing, an Afghanistan and Iraq War veteran, and owner and co-founder of Tree Top Zip Tour by Empower opened his Middleburg iteration July 4.
Merritt Properties to break ground on speculative flex industrial office space in Ashburn
Thu., Aug. 7 | 02:52 PM - Baltimore, Md.-based Merritt Properties will break ground on more than 72,000 square feet of light industrial space in Ashburn, adjacent to One Loudoun, Aug. 12.
Ride-sharing companies given OK to operate in Va.
Thu., Aug. 7 | 12:44 PM - Virginia is allowing ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to operate under a temporary agreement between the companies and the state, officials said Wednesday.
Purcellville Farmer’s Market offers more than just fresh produce
The Olmstead family runs the Partisan Cafe at the Purcellville Community Market. PHOTO COURTESY/ OLMSTEAD FAMILY
Thu., Aug. 7 | 12:08 PM - Recently, market organizers have become more creative in drawing people in by adding live music, local artists and authors, all with the idea of creating a gathering center for the community.
Frontier Airlines adds 17 nonstop routes at Dulles
Frontier Airlines has announced it will add 17 non-stop routes to its existing service from Dulles International Airport.
Wed., Aug. 6 | 12:09 PM - Frontier Airlines announced today that it will be offering 17 new low fare options with $49 flights to Palm Beach and $99 flights to Cancun, Mexico.