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?
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.
Lovettsville Town Council approves design for new community center
On April 10, the Lovettsville Town Council announced it had selected a new design for the Lovettsville Community Center. Rendering Courtesy/Town of Lovettsville
Mon., Apr. 14 | 10:35 AM - At a well-attended meeting April 10, the Town Council announced it had selected a new design, one of three options, for the new Lovettsville Community Center.
Virginia AG files brief supporting gay marriage
Mon., Apr. 14 | 07:57 AM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Same-sex couples have the same right to marry as interracial heterosexual couples, Virginia's attorney general said Friday.
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.
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.
Leesburg Town Council delays Morven Park work
The Town of Leesburg is currently deciding whether or not to halt the process of annexing Morven Park into the town. —Times-Mirror courtesy photo
Fri., Apr. 11 | 02:25 PM - The Leesburg Town Council voted April 8 to delay debating the Morven Park boundary line adjustment for one more month.
Lexington Drive/Riverside Parkway Extension meeting set for April 28
Fri., Apr. 11 | 10:00 AM - The Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure is holding a public information meeting on the Lexington Drive/Riverside Parkway extension to Loudoun County Parkway/George Washington Boulevard.
Va. Senate passes budget with expanded Medicaid
Both chambers of the General Assembly left Richmond Tuesday with no set plans to return and resume work on a budget.
Thu., Apr. 10 | 03:17 PM - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The Virginia Senate approved its version of a roughly $96 billion two-year budget Tuesday as Republicans and Democrats pointed fingers over who is responsible for a potential state government shutdown.