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Loudoun supervisors allocate more than $1M to nonprofits, but plan to revisit process

Loudoun County supervisors allocated more than $1 million in grants to local and regional nonprofits groups last week, including $180,000 to HealthWorks of Northern Virginia, $88,000 to the Loudoun Free Clinic and $85,000 to Loudoun Cares.

Supervisor Ron Meyer (R-Broad Run) wants to limit what kind of proclamations and resolutions he and his colleagues can introduce. Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

Loudoun Supervisor Meyer considering rules change to limit resolutions and proclamations

Loudoun County Supervisor Ron Meyer (R-Broad Run) says he is considering introducing a change to the board’s rules of order that would limit the scope of what supervisors can propose and place on meeting agendas, including items such as resolutions and proclamations.

MORE: U.S. Supreme Court overturns McDonnell convictions

A unanimous Supreme Court on Monday threw out the bribery conviction of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in a ruling that could make it tougher to prosecute elected officials accused of corruption.

Repairs to Loudoun County Government Center parking garage to affect downtown parking

Any vehicles parked in the work areas during the repair work will be towed to prevent damage from debris. The project, estimated to last eight to 10 weeks, includes repairing concrete, grouting, and stairwell treads. Some of the work is weather dependent.

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Leesburg to feature ArtsPARKs Sculpture Garden

Friends of Leesburg Public Arts (FOLPA) will unveil their ArtsPARKs Scultpure Garden at Raflo Park in Leesburg at the beginning of next month.

Repairs to Loudoun government garage to affect parking

Parking at the Loudoun County Government Center at 1 Harrison St. SE in Leesburg will be affected due to upcoming repair work from today until the end of August.

Supervisor Kristen Umstattd (D-Leesburg) at board meeting.

UPDATE: Loudoun supervisor Umstattd delays introduction of LGBT pride resolution

Supervisor Kristen Umstattd (D-Leesburg) will bring a resolution to recognize June as LGBT Pride Month up for a vote during the Board of Supervisors' July 5 meeting.

View of Short Hill Mountain where AT&T had planned to expand its so called ‘transmission facility.’ Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Citizen committee submits findings to overrule AT&T commission permit on Short Hill facility

Although AT&T has withdrawn its commission permit, many in the community fear the company could still come back.

Prosecutors argue against McAuliffe’s order on rights

A bipartisan group of 43 commonwealth's attorneys are fighting Gov. Terry McAuliffe's restoration of voting and other rights for more than 200,000 ex-felons.

Loudoun County Vice Chairman Ralph Buona (R-Ashburn) is one of the supervisors who has spoken about gun violence or a proposed gun violence resolution. Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

Loudoun County vice chairman, other supervisors remain silent on conversation about guns

Eight days ago, Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors voted to table a short resolution to recognize National Gun Violence Awareness Day. The reason, opponents said, is because the issue of guns in America has become too political.

Dominion listens to southern Loudoun residents, changes preferred power line route

Dominion Power has announced it's withdrawing support for a power line plan that would have set up transmission lines along Route 50, Supervisor Matt Letourneau (R-Dulles) announced this morning.

A cartoon on the mystery at Short Hill Mountain that ran in the Times-Mirror in January 1963. The dispute bears striking similarities to today.

What’s up there? There’s more than meets the eye to Short Hill Mountain

At the height of the Cold War, communications contractor AT&T constructed a secret, underground installation at the top of Short Hill Mountain.

Property transfer will allow for county’s first state park

A deed transferring approximately 600 acres in northwestern Loudoun to the Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation will allow the county its first state park.

Lawsuit opposes Gov. McAuliffe’s felon voting rights restoration order

A conservative legal advocacy group is suing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his decision to restore the voting rights of thousands of felons who've completed their sentences.

Despite reservations, Purcellville Town Council passes 2017 budget

After months of deliberation and delay, Purcellville Town Council passed the town’s fiscal 2017 budget Monday.
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