Loudoun Water to host Beaverdam Creek Reservoir meeting Wednesday
Loudoun Water general manager Fred Jennings recently defended his organization’s decision to halt public access on the Beaverdam Reservoir, which for years has been a recreational gathering place for local teens and families. Photo Courtesy/Stone Bridge Rowing Club
Mon., Jul. 28 | 10:50 AM - Loudoun Water will host a community information meeting on the future of the Beaverdam Creek Reservoir this Wednesday at 7 p.m. at Stone Hill Middle School in Ashburn.
Silver Line: Dawn of a new day for transit
Sat., Jul. 26 | 05:58 AM - The first reference to the Silver Line was in 1962, recalled Connolly, who represents the 11th congressional district, including Reston.
Sen. Kaine, Loudoun-based firms advocate for Ex-Im Bank
Ara Bagdasarian, left, CEO of Omnilert and co-author of The Lemonade Stand, shows his book about entrepreneurship to U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine in Leesburg in May 2013. Times-Mirror File Photo/Beverly Denny
Fri., Jul. 25 | 10:51 AM - U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) did his best Thursday to strip down a complex political fight over the federal Export-Import Bank, the U.S.'s official export credit agency.
Leesburg Town Council approves increased utility fees
Thu., Jul. 24 | 02:43 PM - As of July 22, Leesburg can expect to see increased water and sewage rates. Town Council approved the move in a 5-2 vote.
In Silver Line’s sights: Loudoun County
The Silver Line, the nation’s largest public works project, aims to move people and money up and down the corridor by rail as it connects Washington with the affluent exurbs on the way to the airport. Courtesy Photo/Fairfax Times
Thu., Jul. 24 | 05:38 AM - In Loudoun, extending the Silver Line into the county was a close call, a contentious issue that divided preservationists and proponents of growth.
First residential helipad coming to western Loudoun?
Wed., Jul. 23 | 12:28 PM - The CEO of Sterling-based JK Moving Services has submitted a special exception application for permission to build a helipad on his 540-acre Egypt Farm in Purcellville.
Loudoun County offering bus service to new Silver Line stations
Tue., Jul. 29 | 11:21 AM - With last Saturday's opening of Metro's Silver Line, Loudoun County Transit is offering bus service to the new, nearest stations, Wiehle-Reston East and Spring Hills Metro in Tysons Corner.
U.S. Appeals Court panel rules Va. same-sex marriage unconstitutional
Mon., Jul. 28 | 01:47 PM - Gov. Terry McAuliffe called the ruling “historic” and said it will “affirm once against that Virginia is a state that is open and welcoming to all.”
Leesburg launches smartphone and mobile device request app
Mon., Jul. 28 | 12:33 PM - The Town of Leesburg on July 22 launched “Leesburg 311,” a mobile device app that allows users to submit service requests directly from their iPhone and Android smartphones, as well as other tablet devices.
Judge rules county must pay $35K for Delgaudio legal fees
Fri., Jul. 25 | 01:54 PM - Loudoun County must pay $35,000 in attorney fees relating to the failed recall effort against county Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling).
McAuliffe heads West to fundraise
Thu., Jul. 24 | 08:34 AM - McAuliffe's Common Good Virginia PAC raised and spent nearly $1 million during the new governor's first six months in office.
Board approves controversial Evermont Trace development
Tue., Jul. 22 | 01:48 PM - A split Board of Supervisors on July 16 approved a controversial rezoning application that will allow 90 new homes within a few miles of a runway at the Dulles International Airport.
Loudoun County receives high marks in digital governments survey
Tue., Jul. 22 | 09:50 AM - Loudoun County tied for second place in its population category in the national 2014 Digital Counties Survey, which scores county governments based on technological achievements.
Delgaudio to request county reimburse his legal fees
Mon., Jul. 21 | 08:19 AM - Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) filed a motion Friday to have the county reimburse his legal fees from the recent effort by hundreds of Sterling residents to have Delgaudio removed from office.
Supervisors discuss future of historic, PWA-era Arcola School
The Old Arcola School was the fifth Public Works Administration construction project, and the only PWA school built in Loudoun, according to the National Parks Service documents, which go on to state “the school is a classic example of PWA architecture and the local, state and national civic pride for which it stood.”
Sat., Jul. 19 | 05:27 AM - The future use of the Old Arcola Elementary School remains an open question, with Loudoun supervisors this week referring the project to the board's finance committee to further consider future use of the New Deal Public Works Administration structure.