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Some people may think The Salvation Army takes a break after Thanksgiving and Christmas, but even without the Red Kettles at Giant, Safeway, and Walmart, or the bustling activity of our Angel Tree program, The Salvation Army of Loudoun County proudly continues their work. We assist those in …

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In 2003, Hurricane Isabel destroyed a wooden wall on the Virginia landing. Ed Brown, my father and the previous owner of White’s Ferry, replaced it with a concrete retaining wall, believing it was within the public right-of-way.

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Volkswagen’s ground-breaking 1959 advertising campaign for its new Beetle nailed it: Thinking small can be a big deal.

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A few weeks after my daughter Reagan was born, I started noticing strange movements when I watched her. We identified these movements as seizures at six weeks old, which quickly increased to nearly 60 episodes a day.

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I read your article in last weeks Loudoun Times-Mirror about the dedication of the new World War One Memorial plaque. Any reader could have thought that the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted to replace the plaque, then picked up a telephone and called the local foundry and ordered “o…

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On January 31, 2020, I found myself in the back area behind the courtroom with my wrists in metal handcuffs, a chain around my waist, my hands chained to my waist, and my legs shackled. After numerous pat downs and a transport, I was eventually ordered to stand naked and be subjected to a st…

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In America, government-funded schools can’t punish teachers for their speech about a proposed policy, and they can’t make teachers personally affirm things that they believe are harmful and untrue. The Loudoun County School Board is doing both, so I’m taking a stand.

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It would be idiotic to base public policy and political decisions on isolated incidents that happen with extreme rarity, but that is exactly what is going on in Loudoun regarding upcoming state elections. The incidents in question are two sexual assaults on high school students. I have as li…

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Loudoun County Judge James Fisher, brings disrepute to the court, violates community trust, and discourages victims from reporting domestic and sexual violence crimes. Fisher engenders a culture of fear at the courthouse which curtails zealous advocacy on behalf of plaintiffs and defendants …

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Candidates questioning the integrity of our elections are damaging our Democracy and are not fit to hold public office. The “elections integrity” platform sounds like this: stricter voter ID, decrease early voting days/hours, remove ballot drop boxes, eliminate mail-in voting, review electio…

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To the members of the Loudoun Douglass High School Alumni Association (LDAA), Douglass High School is more than just a building. It is more than a school. It is more than a community center. To us, Douglass High School is a testament that the most difficult and unjust of challenges can be overcome.

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On Tuesday, September 22, I addressed the Board of Supervisors at their business meeting to raise awareness about the Loudoun County Library (Rust) policies. I urged them to make a recommendation to modify the library policies to be in alignment with the ADA. In the year 2021, it’s incompreh…

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“A fair, open, and competitive marketplace has long been a cornerstone of the American economy…” So goes the opening sentence of President Joe Biden’s executive order promoting economic competitiveness. Calling for a “whole of government” approach, President Biden is signaling a renewed focu…

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As a Senator serving in Virginia’s General Assembly and member of the Transportation Committee, I couldn’t be prouder of the work that my colleagues and I have done this year to safeguard our climate. This session, we took decisive action and passed an incredible suite of bills to address po…

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I read with interest the coverage by the Loudoun Times Mirror about the recent Fair Access public symposium where I was invited to speak about White’s Ferry’s future and wanted to underscore the importance of opening the ferry to local citizens.

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On August 18, the Poolesville, Maryland Fair Access Committee held a meeting on the future of White’s Ferry. As the owner of the Virginia ferry landing, which has been part of our farm for almost seven decades, I’m disappointed that Rockland Farm was not invited to participate in the meeting…

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Loudoun County BOS Chair Phyllis Randall recently tweeted “Some people think equity means taking from some to give to others. It doesn’t, equity means offering everyone the same opportunities to succeed and thrive. For that to happen we must first dismantle the racist systems that have unfor…

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Loudoun is making real progress on connecting its residents to true broadband access. Lack of universal broadband connectivity has negatively impacted Western Loudoun residents and businesses for many, many years. Members of the community and prior Boards have pushed for solutions for a very…

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I was unaware and appreciated the brief history provided by Ms. Gusman in her June 25 column of the length of time it took for Loudoun County schools to desegregate following Brown v. Board of Education. Appalling, but that was more than 50 years ago. She also opines that history textbooks u…

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