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The nonprofit Hero Homes will announce the recipient of a 2,100-square-foot home during a July 6 Purcellville Cannons game. Courtesy Photo

Hero Homes to announce recipient of project at July 6 Cannons game

With the building process well underway for Hero Homes’ first project, co-founder Jason Brownell said they will announce the recipient at a special event to be held at a Purcellville Cannons’ game July 6.

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.

Purcellville to host ‘Coffee with a Cop’

The Purcellville Police Department will host “Coffee with a Cop” at 7:30 a.m. July 11 at the McDonald’s at 121 N. Maple Ave.

Supervisor Kristen Umstattd (D-Leesburg) at board meeting.

UPDATE: Loudoun supervisor Umstattd delays introduction of LGBT pride resolution

Supervisor Kristen Umstattd (D-Leesburg) will bring a resolution to recognize June as LGBT Pride Month up for a vote during the Board of Supervisors' July 5 meeting.

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.

Windy Hill Foundation wins funding for workforce housing at Kincora

The Windy Hill Foundation, a nonprofit that builds affordable rental housing in Loudoun County, has been awarded funding expected to exceed $15 million from the Virginia Housing Development Authority to construct affordable housing in Ashburn's Kincora.

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.

Loudoun Valley commencement speaker Bonnie Carroll. Times-Mirror Photo/Rick Wasser

Medal of Freedom recipient, alumna speaks at Loudoun Valley High School’s graduation

Bonnie Carroll encouraged the graduates to "see a need a fill it" in their future careers. She told the young adults to take action and get involved. She shared harrowing stories of bravery and kindness from the battlefield. Carroll detailed her background and how following her heart lead her to a life of service.

Despite reservations, Purcellville Town Council passes 2017 budget

After months of deliberation and delay, Purcellville Town Council passed the town’s fiscal 2017 budget Monday.

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.

Trampled by Turtles lead vocalist Dave Simonett plays to the crowd of hundreds Saturday at the inaugural Americana Beer Fest in Leesburg’s Morven Park. Times-Mirror/Ed Felker

 

IN PHOTOS: Americana Beer Fest at Leesburg’s Morven Park

Hundreds of patrons from throughout the East Coast gathered Saturday at Leesburg's Morven Park for the inaugural Americana Beer Fest. The event featured more than 180 craft beers from at least 60 breweries. The festival's music kept beer lovers dancing to the sounds of Wild Child and Trampled By Turtles.

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Catoctin Creek distillery joins others asking Congress for tax break

Catoctin Creek Distilling Company of Purcellville is joining a group of distillers asking Congress for a tax break.

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Purcellville’s Fields of Athenry farm to open Side Saddle Café in Middleburg

For over a decade, Fields of Athenry has provided locals with the highest quality grass fed meat, dairy products and prepared meals. In an effort to expand their current farm market located at their home, the family will be opening the Side Saddle Café and Market in Middleburg late next month.
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