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Loudoun supervisors allocate more than $1M to nonprofits, but plan to revisit process

Loudoun County supervisors allocated more than $1 million in grants to local and regional nonprofits groups last week, including $180,000 to HealthWorks of Northern Virginia, $88,000 to the Loudoun Free Clinic and $85,000 to Loudoun Cares.

Report: Crime down in Loudoun County, Leesburg and Middleburg

Crime in Loudoun County decreased by 5.5 percent in 2015 despite a population increase of more than 10,500 in the sheriff's office jurisdiction.

Greenstone Fields co-owner Barbara Lamborne stands in its greenhouse in Wheatland. Courtesy Photo

Loudoun gardener grows a loyal following

The owners of Greenstone Fields Flower Farm in Wheatland are on the road early every Saturday morning. It is 5 a.m. and their truck is packed with cut flowers headed to the Falls Church Farmer’s Market.

View of Short Hill Mountain where AT&T had planned to expand its so called ‘transmission facility.’ Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

Citizen committee submits findings to overrule AT&T commission permit on Short Hill facility

Although AT&T has withdrawn its commission permit, many in the community fear the company could still come back.

Loudoun County Vice Chairman Ralph Buona (R-Ashburn) is one of the supervisors who has spoken about gun violence or a proposed gun violence resolution. Times-Mirror/Bill Clare

Loudoun County vice chairman, other supervisors remain silent on conversation about guns

Eight days ago, Loudoun County's Board of Supervisors voted to table a short resolution to recognize National Gun Violence Awareness Day. The reason, opponents said, is because the issue of guns in America has become too political.

A cartoon on the mystery at Short Hill Mountain that ran in the Times-Mirror in January 1963. The dispute bears striking similarities to today.

What’s up there? There’s more than meets the eye to Short Hill Mountain

At the height of the Cold War, communications contractor AT&T constructed a secret, underground installation at the top of Short Hill Mountain.

Times-Mirror/Trevor Baratko

Gun and coffee shop stirs passions in Loudoun County

Bullets & Beans, a proposed gun and coffee shop in Hamilton, is having trouble securing the necessary permits to open its doors – but that's only for the coffee side of the operation.

Motorcycle club to raise funds for Loudoun Breast Network

The Boozefighters Motorcycle Club on June 18 will hold a benefit with 100 percent of its proceeds to be donated to the Loudoun Breast Network.

‘Citizen experts’ urge Loudoun supervisors to deny AT&T’s Short Hill project

A group of Loudoun County residents have formed an “expert committee” in a bid to convince the Board of Supervisors to deny a commission permit that paves the way for the expansion of the AT&T facility on top of Short Hill Mountain.

Rep. Barbara Comstock

Rep. Comstock: Trump’s comments about judge ‘abhorrent’

But Comstock or the spokesman did not directly address a question on whether the incumbent plans to endorse Trump, the GOP's presumptive presidential nominee.

Loudoun Interfaith Relief receives $20K grant from General Mills

The local D.C. plant for General Mills, as part of its 150th anniversary, surprised the popular Loudoun nonprofit with a $20,000 grant at LIR's Leesburg office this morning.

Survey says: Loudoun is again the happiest county in the nation

Loudoun County's low poverty and unemployment rates were key factors in the survey of 1,000 counties across the country.

Times-Mirror/Ed Felker

Honor and pride on display at Lovettsville’s Memorial Day ceremony

Memorial Day is a day to remember the men and women who have died serving in the United States Armed Forces, and it’s a reminder of the service and sacrifice of all who serve.

Courtesy Photo/Boulder Crest Retreat

Boulder Crest Retreat heals heroes, one family at a time

As you drive west through the last stretch of Loudoun County on Route 7, the traffic thins, the pavement rolls more and more with the terrain and the scenery soothes.

AT&T says proposed Short Hill site not a ‘data center’

“This is not a data center,” Bob Ericksen, a project manager for AT&T, told an eager crowd of over 100 Loudoun County residents packed into the Game Protective Association on Monday.
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