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Nearly 2,000 residents participated in workshops to envision the county’s future.Envision-Loudoun.org

Loudoun stakeholders and citizens show signs of discontent with Comprehensive Plan process

For the past year, Loudoun County has embarked on million dollar effort to reconstruct its key policy document -- the Comprehensive Plan.

Leesburg Town Council creates steering committee to examine economic development

Downtown Leesburg will be reexamining its future with a steering committee to review the economic development portion of the comprehensive plan.

Purcellville town manager steps down

Purcellville Mayor Kwasi Fraser proposed the motion that Lohr would retire from his post before a crowded council chambers, with Town Council members voting unanimously in agreement.

Trump divides hopefuls in GOP gubernatorial primary

The front-runner for the Republican nomination in Virginia's closely watched race for governor expressed lukewarm support for President Donald Trump at a GOP debate Saturday in Goochland.

Purcellville Town Manager Rob Lohr

Announcement expected Tuesday on Purcellville town manager situation

Following two recent Purcellville Town Council closed-session meetings as part of an employee review process with Town Manager Robert Lohr, Jr., an announcement on the matter is expected Tuesday.

Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D-At Large) pictured during her last sister city trip at Goyang Global High School in South Korea. Courtesy photo.

Loudoun County chairwoman, economic development officials head to Germany for ‘sister city’ trip

Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D-At Large) and county officials will head to Main-Taunus-Kreis Germany this weekend as part of one of the county’s many “sister city” relationships with foreign countries.

Wealthy donors boost Perriello’s fundraising to head of pack

Democrat Tom Perriello, an insurgent candidate in Virginia's closely watched race for governor, outraised his opponents last quarter with big help from hedge-fund billionaire George Soros and the global activist group Avaaz.

UPDATE: Suspicious substance found at a Loudoun government building

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue officials say a suspicious substance found at a government facility in Leesburg today was not hazardous, though exactly what the material was hasn't been determined.

Loudoun women gather at county government center for first Women’s Commission meeting.Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Loudoun women get to work at first Commission on Women and Girls meeting

The commission, spearheaded by Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D-At Large), held its first official meeting Wednesday night, where co-chairs of the 18 issue-specific committees met and brainstormed the body’s next steps.

It’s official: state Sen. Wexton launches campaign to challenge Rep. Comstock

State Sen. Jennifer Wexton of Leesburg today became for the fourth and highest-profile Democrat to announce a campaign challenging incumbent Congresswoman Barbara Comstock in Virginia's 10th Congressional District.

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Virginia legalizing marijuana anytime soon? Probably not, lawmakers say

Could Virginia become the next state to legalize marijuana? Probably not, local lawmakers told the Times-Mirror on the eve of international pot celebration day 4/20.

Another Democrat announces 10th District campaign

Another Fairfax County Democrat, the third in recent weeks, has announced hopes to challenge incumbent Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R) in the 2018 midterm elections

Courtesy/National Priorities Project

Which state sends most taxes to D.C.? Hint: It’s not a state

West Virginia, Mississippi and New Mexico have low median household incomes, which helps explain why they their residents pay far less in federal taxes.

Leesburg maintains high water quality, but some homes still have trace levels of lead

Leesburg’s water has continued to meet or exceed federal expectations, according to the 2016 Water Quality Report released Monday.

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‘The days of leading from behind are over:’ Rep. Comstock returns from the Middle East

Congresswoman Barbara Comstock returned last Thursday from a congressional delegation trip to the Middle East, where she visited Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan during a tumultuous week in the region.
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