“Diary of a Wimpy Kid” author Jeff Kinney inspires students at two Loudoun schools
Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, shows some of his drawings to children at Kenneth Culbert Elementary School in Hamilton Nov. 24. Times-Mirror/Rick Wasser
Mon., Nov. 24 | 04:46 PM -
Former elementary school teacher gets 13 years for child pornography
Jeff Kinney stood before a room of enraptured students, their attention completely captivated. At that moment, he was the envy of every teacher in the room.
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Fri., Aug. 8 | 03:48 PM -
Purcellville elects first black mayor, three newcomers to town council
An elementary school teacher found in possession of thousands of images and videos of child pornography was sentenced today to 13 years in prison.
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Tue., May. 6 | 09:53 PM -
Local elections see a dearth of candidates
Purcellville has voted its first black mayor in Kwasi Fraser and three new faces as town elections took place May 6.
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Fri., Apr. 4 | 06:59 AM -
Ballots set for spring town elections
Six towns in Western Loudoun will host municipal elections this May, yet only two have enough people running to fill all the open slots. Where are all the candidates?
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Mon., Mar. 10 | 02:20 PM -
Expansion seen among businesses in western Loudoun
With the March 4 deadline to file for candidacy passed, the ballots are now set for this May's five municipal elections.
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Sun., Dec. 22 | 05:00 PM -
Old Stone School in Hillboro hosts craft fair
In the much quieter and less populated west, much more subtle changes in development are being made in little towns and villages.
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Fri., Dec. 13 | 06:11 PM -
Crime Report for Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
The Hillsboro Community Association will host its annual Holiday Craft Fair Dec. 14 at the Old Stone School.
> Briefs / Western Loudoun / Hamilton /
Wed., Dec. 11 | 07:32 PM -
Halloween in the west
Notable incidents included a robbery by an airport shuttle driver.
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Sat., Oct. 26 | 09:25 AM -
As all of Loudoun prepares to celebrate Halloween county-wide, keep in mind some of the towns in western Loudoun have specific hours for trick-or-treaters and Halloween revelers.
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A senior, a kindergartener and everything in between
Megan Donofrio poses for a quick photo with her brother Adam before he heads to the bus stop. Megan, 17, will be a senior at Loudoun Valley High School while Adam, 5, will begin kindergarten at Hamilton Elementary. Photo Courtesy/ Andrea Donofrio
Thu., Sep. 5 | 05:19 PM -
LCSO seeks driver who struck 4-year-old in Hamilton
Sept. 3 was Megan Donofrio's last first day of school.
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Fri., Jul. 26 | 05:25 PM -
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is asking the driver of a Toyota that hit a 4-year-old boy as he crossed the Washington and Old Dominion Trail to contact authorities as soon as possible.
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Hamilton man wins $1,000 a week for life
Photo courtesy/VA Lottery
Joel Lyles receives his first check from Virginia Lottery official Corrine Barbour.
Thu., Jun. 13 | 03:07 PM -
Seven charged in connection with western Loudoun burglaries
A Hamilton man on June 1 won $1,000 for life in the Virginia Lottery.
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Tue., Jun. 11 | 05:50 PM -
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office announced today it closed 14 burglary cases dating as far back as April 2012.
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Loudoun on display
Times-Mirror File Photo/Greg Nash
Avril Page and John Best of Ashburn feed the alpacas owned by Carlagay Higgins and Michael Lyon at Higgly Farm in Round Hill who opened up their farm for the annual Spring Farm Tour on May 18, 2008.
Thu., May. 16 | 01:02 PM -
Crime Report for Thursday, April 9, 2013
More than 8,000 are expected to tour Loudoun's farms.
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Thu., May. 9 | 05:58 PM -
Notable incidents include a violent traffic altercation in Hamilton.
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