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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.

Loudoun County chairwoman to host ‘State of the County’ Wednesday

First-year Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D) will host a free, open-to-the-public "State of County" address Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. at the Loudoun County Government Center in Leesburg.

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.

Virginia jails are housing thousands living in U.S. illegally

Since 2008, Virginia's local and regional jails have housed at least 19,882 immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, according to data collected by the State Compensation Board, but officials say the number is likely much higher.

McAuliffe signs state budget, vetoes Medicaid restriction

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

Loudoun supervisors delay decision on Short Hill ‘data center’

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Thursday night to delay consideration for a commission permit for the expansion of a controversial AT&T telephone transmission facility on Short Hill Mountain to its June 23 business meeting.

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UPDATE: Ashburn man still seeking answers in eminent domain case

Despite the bulldozers and heavy drilling machines ripping through five acres of his property, Ashburn resident Mehdi Pahlavani says silence is hurting him more than noise.

Loudoun County schools re-evaluating policy on transgender bathroom use

After receiving a joint directive from the U.S. Departments of Justice and Education on May 13, Loudoun County Public Schools is reevaluating its policy on transgender student bathroom and locker room use.

Council member Hammler announces Leesburg Town Council re-election bid

Leesburg Town Council member Katie Hammler has announced she is seeking re-election, bringing 12 years of experiences in tow.

Former Virginia Regional Transit CEO pleads guilty to bribery

The former CEO of Virginia Regional Transit pleaded guilty today to a bribery scheme that caused $380,000 in losses to the U.S. government.

NVTA considering fiscal 2017 funding for interchange at Route 7 and Battlefield Parkway in Leesburg

The Northern Virginia Transportation Authority recently released its draft fiscal 2017 program for public comment. The draft program includes 24 candidate projects, requesting a total of $668 million in NVTA funding for fiscal 2017.

House, Senate hope to craft quick anti-drug abuse compromise

The House of Representatives last week passed a series of 18 bills aimed at combating the opioid and heroin epidemic claiming hundreds of lives across the nation each week.

Purcellville’s water quality receives high marks

The Town of Purcellville’s water fell well within federal and state limits, according to the 2015 Consumer Confidence Water Quality Report released to the public on May 13.

A protester stands across the street from Sterling’s Calvary Temple church on a Sunday in March. Protesters in large and small numbers have protested outside the church since two women came forward last year, alleging sexual abuse. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser

Ex-Calvary members question church’s visit to Loudoun Juvenile Detention Center

A former congregant of Sterling's Calvary Temple is upset after 20 current members of the Pentecostal church were allowed to provide outreach to youth in the county's Juvenile Detention Center on May 2.

Leesburg council amends noise, zoning ordinances

Leesburg Town Council passed several amendments to zoning ordinances with little discussion during Tuesday night’s public hearing.
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