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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.

UPDATE: Route 9 crash in western Loudoun claims one life

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office has confirmed a fatality in this afternoon's crash at Hillsboro Road and Route 9.

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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.

Loudoun voters approve $81.7M bond for school projects

In addition to voting for elected officials, Loudoun voters also overwhelmingly decided in favor of a new school bond. The bond passed with 71.4 percent of the vote, meaning the county will contract a debt and issue capital improvement bonds in the maximum amount of $81,761,000 to fully or partly finance several projects.

Dels. Minchew, Greason ousted in rough night for Republicans

Loudoun County Republicans were dealt a major blow Tuesday night, with their party's nominee for governor falling short and three GOP incumbents losing their House of Delegates seats.

Incumbents Minchew, Greason ousted in rough night for Republicans

Loudoun County Republicans were dealt a major blow Tuesday night, with their party's nominee for governor falling short and three GOP incumbents losing their House of Delegates seats.

Times-Mirror/Elizabeth Stinnette

Purcellville’s Amos Goodin House named National Historic Landmark

A contingent of local politicians, representatives of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) and the Viking division of the Naval Sea Cadets were on hand for Saturday's dedication of the Amos Goodin House, a 19th-century fieldstone-and-log structure in Purcellville, as a national historic place.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office launches narcotics tip line

In a continued effort to combat the heroin epidemic impacting the nation, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has launched a toll-free tip line to allow local residents the ability to anonymously report suspected narcotics activity.

Evergreen Sportsplex won Small Business of the Year. Courtesy photo.

Evergreen Sportsplex, Smokehouse Live among winners at Loudoun Chamber’s small biz awards

Thirty-eight awards were handed out at this year's Loudoun Small Business Awards, held Thursday night at The National Conference Center in Lansdowne.

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Loudoun County’s first public school turns 200

Before there was the Loudoun County Public Schools enterprise, local children still found places to learn basic reading, writing and arithmetic when not helping their families tend to farms. One such school, Oakdale, which served a Quaker community and surrounding families, celebrated its 200th birthday this past weekend.
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