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Loudoun supervisors delay decision amending county’s noise standards

Supervisors agreed on Thursday to delay consideration on amending the county’s noise standards to revise the county’s outdated guidelines.

Supervisors approve major rezoning at long-stalled Lexington 7 property

Supervisors approved on Thursday a major rezoning to the long-stalled Lexington 7 property.

Supervisors approve Harris Teeter expansion plans

Loudoun Supervisors approved Thursday a zoning concept amendment and a special exception application for a gas station at a mega Harris Teeter planned for the Kirkpatrick West Commercial Center in Aldie.

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The largest planting in the US of this rare grape is here in Loudoun wine country

Across several French Appellations d'Origine Contrôlée, or controlled wine regions, the grape is known as Mansois, Pinenc, Brocol and a slew of other synonyms, lending to its mystique.

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Redskins, rock band battle government in trademark fight

Simon Tam and his Asian-American rock band, The Slants, find themselves on the same side as the NFL franchise in a First Amendment legal battle over trademark protection for names that some consider offensive.

One Loudoun’s ‘Downtown’ sold for $163 million

Retail Properties of America on Tuesday announced it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire One Loudoun Downtown for a gross purchase price of up to $163.1 million, based on certain performance thresholds, according to a news release.

One Loudoun’s expansion plans receive pushback from supervisors

After getting a stamp of approval from the Planning Commission in July, the Board of Supervisors Sept. 14 raised concerns about expansion plans for the the development dubbed Loudoun’s “new downtown.”

Loudoun supervisors vote to restrict data centers along Route 50

Loudoun's Board of Supervisors has adjusted rules in the commercial and light industrial zoning district along Route 50 to impose more stringent regulations on data centers interested in locating along the corridor.

Walmart launches free online grocery pickup service in Dulles

U.S. retail giant Walmart today launched a new online grocery pickup service at three northern Virginia grocery stores in Dulles, Culpeper and Fredericksburg.

Supervisors at the George Washington University campus in Ashburn for its first strategic planning retreat as a board. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi.

Supervisors talk transportation, growth and community needs at first planning retreat

“Today should be a vision day and we should think macro not micro...we should think about what we want the legacy of this board to be,” Vice Chairman Ralph Buona (R-Ashburn) said Sept. 16 at the Board of Supervisors’ first strategic planning retreat together as a board.

Gas shortages could become ‘spotty’ in Northern Virginia

Days after Gov. Terry McAuliffe signed a state of emergency to prevent potential gas shortages in the commonwealth, transportation officials are reporting spotty outages throughout the region.

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Amid inevitable growth, Loudoun seeks a unique identity

Business leaders from around the county came to a showcase property adjacent to a developing Silver Line station to consider Loudoun’s most obvious statement: “Loudoun County will look a lot different in five years.”

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Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone’s ‘La La Land’ to centerpiece Middleburg Film Festival

The fourth annual Middleburg Film Festival today announced its centerpiece film for the four-day affair.

Planning staff showing the community one of its latest versions of the Silver Line Small Area Plan draft at Moorefield Station Elementary School. Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Silver Line envisioned as a community corridor

Loudoun County planners and the community came together on Sept. 13 for a second public meeting on the preliminary draft of the Silver Line Small Area Plan.

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Major Loudoun developers grapple with how county will adapt once Metro’s in the picture

“What sort of impact do you think that Metro will have on Loudoun County?” moderator Colleen Gillis of Cooley LLP asked at an event hosted by the Loudoun Chamber of Commerce on Sept. 14, which examined what the county could look like in the next five years.
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