Chairman York stays the course
Loudoun Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott York (R-At Large), pictured here in this file photo, sat down for an interview with the Times-Mirror April 21.
Wed., Apr. 23 | 01:52 PM - Loudoun Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott York (R-At Large) plans to seek re-election in 2015 and believes some of the recent actions by the Loudoun County Public Schools are “freaking ridiculous."
Loudoun fire and rescue system gets a modern upgrade
Tue., Apr. 22 | 08:10 AM - Board of Supervisors Vice Chairman Shawn Williams (R-Broad Run) said the fire and rescue overhaul “will probably be one of the most important reforms by this Board of Supervisors.”
Purcellville lowers tax rate for fiscal 2015
Fri., Apr. 18 | 02:09 PM - The Purcellville Town Council has concluded its budget process this season, voting April 8 to lower both the tax rate and the water and sewer rates.
Leesburg Town Council further explores new noise ordinances measures
Wed., Apr. 16 | 02:00 PM - At its April 8 meeting, the Leesburg Town Council continued to discuss potential new noise ordinances – this time with a baseline to judge.
Parents seek clarification on Aldie Elementary zoning
Wed., Apr. 16 | 09:38 AM - An Aldie Elementary parent recently asked the School Board for clarification that should Aldie Elementary School close, could it feasibly reopen in two years?
Ex-Va. attorneys general: Drop McDonnell’s charges
Fri., Apr. 4 | 04:28 PM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Five former Virginia attorneys general have asked a federal judge to consider their argument that public corruption charges against ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell should be dismissed.
Report: Legal gay marriage could boost Va. economy
Wed., Apr. 23 | 01:58 PM - In February, a federal judge in Norfolk struck down Virginia's ban on same-sex marriages.
Gov. McAuliffe touts first 100 days
Tue., Apr. 22 | 01:23 PM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Gov. Terry McAuliffe celebrated his first 100 days in office Monday by highlighting his work to improve the state's economy and by renewing his call to expand Medicaid eligibility to low-income residents.
Supervisors briefed on courts expansion; public information meeting April 23
Mon., Apr. 21 | 01:10 PM - Last October the Board of Supervisors authorized the county’s purchasing agent to award a contract for architectural and engineering services for the expansion to Dewberry Architects for more than $5.5 million.
Cantor blasts Obama for immigration attack on GOP
Fri., Apr. 18 | 02:38 PM - WASHINGTON (AP) -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor is criticizing President Barack Obama for attacking the same lawmakers he's supposed to be working with on immigration.
Metro Silver Line project director resigns
Thu., Apr. 17 | 03:48 PM - ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- The head of the beleaguered $3 billion project to extend Metro's Silver Line through Tysons Corner is resigning.
Vote on Franklin Park lighting set for May 7
Thu., Apr. 17 | 09:58 AM - Loudoun's Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote May 7 whether to approve additional lighting for seven sports facilities at Franklin Park just outside downtown Purcellville.
Leesburg Town Council weighs in on state budget
Wed., Apr. 16 | 03:00 PM - The Leesburg Town Council has become the most recent local body to offer its opinion on the state budget issue, passing a resolution April 8 urging the expansion of Medicaid to help pass the budget.
Dulles Greenway tolls rise again
Tue., Apr. 15 | 10:49 AM - Tolls are up again along the Leesburg-based Dulles Greenway, with full-use rates spiking from $4.90 to $5.10 during peak hours, 6:30 to 9 a.m. eastbound and 4 to 6:30 p.m. westbound.
Virginia GOP leaders demand apology, more from Lind
Mon., Apr. 14 | 01:05 PM - Republican leaders in the House of Delegates are pressing for an apology from fellow conservative Howie Lind over a Lind attack ad against Del. Barbara Comstock in Virginia's 10th Congressional District primary race.