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EDITORIAL: ‘Ah, summer’

As the unsettling undertones of current events added to our discomfort, we were given a sign. Those who looked up at the sky June 20 saw what's called the "strawberry moon," the nickname for June's full moon, which happens to coincide this year with the summer solstice.

Rob Buswell, champion of Robby’s Rule stands with Supervisor Geary Higgins (R-Catoctin) at June 23 board meeting for a resolution recognizing him and the legislation he helped pass. Courtesy photo from county.Courtesy photo from county

Supervisors commend local man behind Robby’s Rule legislation

Buswell's efforts resulted in Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) signing Robby's Rule into law in 2015, which closes the gap in the state's sex offender registry by including the information of those sexual offenders convicted on or after July 1, 1980 and before July 1, 1994.

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Obituary: Loudoun County community advocate Charlotte Nurge dies at 95

Long-time Loudoun County volunteer and senior advocate Charlotte Nurge died Wednesday morning at the age of 95.

Patrons set up camp at the new Chick-fil-A restaurant in Chantilly, set to open tomorrow, to be the first 100 customers in line that will receive a year’s worth of free meals. Photo Courtesy/Chick-fil-A

New Chick-fil-A restaurant to open Thursday in Chantilly

A new Chick-fil-A restaurant will open Thursday in the Chantilly area, creating at least 80 new jobs.
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Leesburg Police arrest Burke woman on multiple bad check offenses

A 48-year-old Burke woman has been arrested on various bad check offenses that occurred in Leesburg this year.

UPDATE: Lansdowne home burglarized at gunpoint

A Lansdowne residence was burglarized at gunpoint about 9 p.m. Sunday when two people forced their way into the home in the 19000 block of Bent Tree Terrace.

Regardless of outcome, McDonnell scandal leaves mark

The criminal prosecution of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell may have all been for naught, but the gift scandal that led to federal charges against him reshaped Virginia's political culture.
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Leesburg’s Crescent Parke project remains in limbo

During Leesburg Town Council's meeting Tuesday night, residents of the Virginia Knolls neighborhood discussed their concerns about the development and thanked the council for its involvement.

Lucas Filippini Barrera, a first-grader at Sterling Elementary School, uses the prosthetic hand his older brother and Park View High School junior, Cesar Filippini, created for him, to share a fist bump together. Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

VIDEO: Sterling student creates 3-D printed prosthetic for his little brother

Lucas Filippini Barrera’s older brother, Park View High School junior Cesar Filippini, designed and created a 3-D printed prosthetic hand for the 7-year-old. Filippini worked with his career and technical education teacher and used his school’s new 3-D printer to create the prosthetic over the course of four months.
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The nonprofit Hero Homes will announce the recipient of a 2,100-square-foot home during a July 6 Purcellville Cannons game. Courtesy Photo

Hero Homes to announce recipient of project at July 6 Cannons game

With the building process well underway for Hero Homes’ first project, co-founder Jason Brownell said they will announce the recipient at a special event to be held at a Purcellville Cannons’ game July 6.

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