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Inaugural Cabin Fever Film Fest hits Purcellville this weekend

When Purcellville resident Elizabeth Stinnette learned about the first annual Cabin Fever Film Festival at Franklin Park Arts Center, she was excited to submit the screenplay she wrote a few years ago titled “The Screenwriters.”

Loudoun County advances plans for D.C. United second-division team, stadium

The Board of Supervisors on Wednesday took another step in advancing plans for a future stadium in Leesburg that, if approved, would be home to a D.C. United second division team.

Loudoun County superintendent presents $1.2B school budget

Loudoun County Public Schools Superintendent Eric Williams presented a $1.2 billion budget proposal for fiscal 2019 to the School Board Tuesday night.

Winter weather advisory in effect from 1-7 p.m. Monday

A winter weather advisory remains in effect for the Leesburg area from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. Monday, according to Weather.com.

Loudoun supervisors set 2018 meeting schedule, re-elect Buona vice chairman

In the absence of Chairwoman Phyllis J. Randall (D-At Large), Buona will perform the duties of the chairman.

Supervisors consider deeper tax cuts for Loudoun residents

If estimates hold steady, Loudoun County could be facing a 3.5 cent real property tax cut for fiscal 2019, according to latest figures from the Commissioner of the Revenue’s Office.

Loudoun supervisors vote to limit public input during meetings

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted Wednesday to limit public speaking during its regular business meetings to 30 minutes in an effort to ditch late-night voting sessions.

Loudouners show ‘tremendous’ interest in prepaying property taxes

With President Donald Trump’s signing of the tax reform bill, officials with the Loudoun treasurer’s office say they've seen a tremendous amount of interest in the prepayment of the county’s real and personal property.

Superintendent Eric Williams will present his fiscal 2019 budget to the School Board in January. File Photo

Loudoun County school staff pleads for a ‘living wage’

As the Loudoun County School Board gets ready to begin the budget process for fiscal 2019, LCPS staff have asked that increasing the pay of classified employees be a priority.

Loudoun NAACP President Phillip Thompson speaks in front of the Loudoun County School Board Dec. 12 about diversity hiring. Times-Mirror/Veronike Collazo

Racial disparities found in Loudoun’s suspension rates, gifted program involvement

A University of Pennsylvania study on race-based discipline disparities in southern states has found that students of color in Loudoun are suspended at higher rates than their white peers.

Loudoun School Board, state lawmakers review legislative priorities

The Loudoun County School Board welcomed the county’s General Assembly delegation for its annual Legislative Breakfast Dec. 1.

Turf fields, press boxes stay in school system CIP, Welcome Center, security measures moved up

After nearly two hours of discussion on amendments, the Loudoun County School Board approved its Capital Improvement Program and Capital Assessment Preservation Projects for fiscal years 2019 through 2024.

Loudoun County sends, then retracts tax reform letter to Rep. Comstock

As members of Congress continue debate and dialogue on the Republicans' plan for tax reform, Loudoun County supervisors are trying to figure out how a letter described by some as highly political was sent to Congresswoman Barbara Comstock (R-Va.-10th) on behalf of the Board of Supervisors.

Gov. McAuliffe sued by electric car company investors

A group of Chinese investors is suing Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe over his past work for a troubled electric car maker that relied heavily on foreign money from people trying to obtain residency in the United States.

Thursday start day, longer winter break on next year’s school calendar

The Loudoun County School Board voted to adopt Calendar Option C for the 2018-2019 school year at its Nov. 28 meeting.
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