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Suspicious man seen at Sterling bus stop, touches child

A Sterling resident has reported two instances of an unknown man being seen around a nearby school bus stop.

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.

Equity and fairness—especially for LGBTQ students—a growing concern in Loudoun County schools

Students and members of the community approached the Loudoun County School Board about issues of equity within the school system at the board’s last meeting. These concerns made up every single public comment of the night.

Analysis: Loudoun swinging to blue as it grows and becomes more diverse

White men are losing their majority, their traditional hold on power and their exclusive role in deciding how Loudoun will grow.

School Board weighs calendar options for next school year

The Loudoun County School Board is attempting to balance concerns from all stakeholders as it prepares to decide on the calendar for the next school year.

Loudoun supervisors, stakeholders spar over new Comprehensive Plan process

More than a year into the million-dollar public process to compose Loudoun’s new Comprehensive Plan, the Board of Supervisors and the 26-member stakeholder group helping craft the plan appear to have differing views on the direction Envision Loudoun should be going in.

Two Loudoun companies make Deloitte’s ‘Fast 500’ list

Leesburg's PhishMe and Ashburn's Insigma Inc. are two of the 500 fastest-growing tech companies in the U.S., according to Deloitte’s annual ranking of North America’s fastest-growing tech, media, telecommunications, life sciences and energy technology companies.

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Unknown no longer: Third annual Belmont Slave Cemetery event marks special occasion

This year’s annual Belmont Slave Cemetery Freedom Celebration on Sunday was different. It was different because for the first time, the cemetery rests in the hands of those dedicated to the preservation and celebration of the land and its history.

Loudoun County has the highest gender wage gap in the nation

A study using data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows men in Loudoun are making on average $40,000 more a year than women living in the county -- the largest gender wage gap in the nation.

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Concerns about Loudoun County’s turf fields—both health and financial—return

After the Board of Supervisors authorized staff to accept bids for crumb rubber infill (CRI) synthetic turf fields following a study finding no correlation between CRI and cancer in athletes, new studies suggest the turf may have additional toxins.

Virginia Governor-elect Ralph Northam at his victory party in Fairfax Tuesday night. Times-Mirror/Alexander Todd Erkiletian

Loudoun County instrumental in electing Northam governor

Loudoun County was instrumental in propelling Democrat Ralph Northam to a decisive victory in Virginia’s governor’s race, a race that many viewed as a referendum on the rhetoric and tactics of President Donald Trump.
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