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Supervisors initiate boundary line adjustment process between Middleburg, Loudoun County

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors have agreed to initiate a boundary line adjustment process between the Town of Middleburg and Loudoun County in a bid to help the town upgrade of its sewer pump station.

Unfazed by Va. Supreme Court ruling, McAuliffe says he’ll restore voting rights one-by-one

PHILADELPHIA – Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) remains steadfast in his quest to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 ex-felons.

Virginia court nixes order restoring felons’ voting rights

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe's sweeping executive order restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons is unconstitutional, the state's highest court ruled Friday, siding with Republican lawmakers who said the governor overstepped his authority.

Supervisors approve draft-scope of work for nonprofit needs assessment

The Board of Supervisors on Thursday approved a draft-scope of work for a nonprofit needs assessment to help give the county a better idea of where funding gaps remain and to better understand the extent of such needs.

Warner Construction awarded $7.3 million contract to build Kirkpatrick Fire and Rescue Station

The Board of Supervisors approved a $7.3 million contract on Thursday to Warner Construction to build the new 17,874-square-foot Kirkpatrick Fire and Rescue Station in the Blue Ridge District.

Supervisors approve $240,000 budget adjustment for district offices

Amid a sharp increase in growth around the county, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors today approved a $240,000 increase for eight of their district office budgets.

Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney sues governor, seeking list of felon voters

The Loudoun County Commonwealth's Attorney has filed suit against Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and the Secretary of the Commonwealth, Kelly Thomasson, seeking to get the names of some 200,000 convicted felons who had their voting rights restored in April.

Fate of Virginia felon voting rights in hands of state Supreme Court

Gov. Terry McAuliffe's administration urged the Virginia Supreme Court Tuesday to throw out a challenge to his restoration of voting rights for about 206,000 felons, arguing that the governor acted within his power to enable them to vote in November, and that Republican leaders have failed to show harm.

Supervisor Tony Buffington (R-Blue Ridge) at board meeting. Staff photo.

County attorney finds supervisors’ text spat did not violate FOIA

Upon reviewing a series of text messages between Supervisor Tony Buffington (R-Blue Ridge) and members of Transportation and Land Use Committee about a land use application, Loudoun County Attorney Leo Rogers has found the messages did not violate Virginia’s Freedom of Information Act.

Loudouners prepare for detours: Metro to begin next round of SafeTrack work Wednesday

As Metro gears up for the next phase of its SafeTrack maintenance program, Loudounders should begin preparing for detours.

Courtesy/Town of Leesburg

Crescent Parke vote delayed amid changes and new proffers

Leesburg's town council approved a motion to delay the vote to approve the rezoning application for the Crescent Parke District yet again, until the next meeting on July 26.

Supervisors delay ADAMS applications for further review

After a night of overwhelming community turnout from members of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society, heads of Jewish and Christian faith groups and business owners, supervisors agreed to take a closer look at three special exception land uses.

Comstock crushes Bennett in latest fundraising numbers

Incumbent Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va-10th) easily topped her Democratic challenger LuAnn Bennet in second-quarter fundraising, $737,000 to $507,000. Officials with both campaigns reported the latest fundraising numbers Wednesday.

Housing prices, relationship with D.C. lead chamber’s ‘State of the Economy’ discussion

A leading regional economist painted a good – though not great – picture of the Northern Virginia economy during a Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce policymakers series event July 13.

New proffer rules change Leesburg rezoning application policies

The Leesburg Town Council has implemented an interim policy to address potential ramifications of new state legislation that went into effect on July 1 until permanent town policy changes can be made. The interim policy is anticipated to be in effect at least four to six months.
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