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66 Loudoun County Public School students accepted to Governor’s School

The Governor's School provides rising juniors and seniors with a program of instruction in visual and performing arts, engineering, humanities, mathematics, science and technology, agriculture and health science and medicine.

Herring opposes GOP push to expedite voting lawsuit

Democratic Attorney General Mark Herring is urging the Virginia Supreme Court not to expedite a lawsuit brought by Republican lawmakers over felons' voting rights.

Northern Va. man charged with manslaughter for 2015 Leesburg stabbing

A Springfield man has been arrested and charged with voluntary manslaughter in connection to a March 2015 stabbing in Leesburg.

TRAFFIC ALERT: Signal outage at Routes 7 and 659 in June

Loudoun County has announced an upcoming signal outage at the intersection of Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) and Route 659 (Belmont Ridge Road) associated with the Route 7/659 interchange construction. Beginning on or about June 1 and continuing through approximately June 10, ongoing modifications will be made to the existing traffic signal.

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Baltimore man convicted in Leesburg murder case

A Baltimore man was convicted Thursday of first-degree murder and related charges after he shot and killed his wife last year on a secluded Leesburg road.

Former PTA president charged with felony embezzlement

Russell Sharifi, former president of the Creighton’s Corner Elementary School Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) was charged last week after an investigation determined he embezzled $13,000 from the organization.

Crescent Parke rezoning leaves Leesburg residents, council reeling

Leesburg Town Council's May 24 meeting was taken over by discussion of the current rezoning application for Crescent Parke, a proposed mixed-use development that stretches from the terminus of Gateway Drive to Davis Drive along the edge of the Leesburg Bypass.

Supervisors send $156K Loudoun Museum’s way

A portion of the new funding will go toward hiring a new development manager. Additionally, the county plans to offer development services to the museum through the MOU that will contain specific terms and conditions, including fundraising and revenue metrics.

Goat herder Deb Bramby in the Belmont neighborhood. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Ashburn community chooses goats over lawn mowers

The Belmont Community Association in Ashburn has contracted a herd of goats from Eco-Goat, an Annapolis-based company, to spend the week removing invasive plants from one of its “tree save” areas.

UPDATE: Gov. McAuliffe under federal investigation

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe is the subject of a federal investigation looking at donations to his gubernatorial campaign, according to a law enforcement official.

Two indicted for fraudulently obtaining $67K in student loans from NOVA, other colleges

Two Louisiana residents were indicted May 19 by a federal grand jury for allegedly stealing the identities of four people to fraudulently obtain about $67,000 in federal student loans from Northern Virginia Community College and other schools.

Ashburn man arrested for grand larceny, contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile

Zachary H. Fosset, 20, of Ashburn, was charged with contributing to the delinquency of a juvenile, grand larceny, obstruction of justice, resisting arrest, underage possession of alcohol and possession of marijuana. The other suspect is a juvenile and his case is pending.

McAuliffe signs state budget, vetoes Medicaid restriction

Gov. Terry McAuliffe has signed a $100 billion, two-year state budget lawmakers passed earlier this year.

Two Harleys stolen from Waterford home

Two Harley Davidson motorcycles, one antique and one custom-made, were stolen from a Waterford garage early Wednesday morning.

Dulles Greenway’s 11th annual Drive For Charity sets record high

The Dulles Greenway’s 11th annual Drive For Charity has set a record high for donations with an amazing $331,000 collected on Thursday.
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