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Posted on: October 5, 2022

Surplus Auction Features Bargains on a Wide Variety of Vehicles, Other Items

Link to information about the Loudoun County surplus auction

The current Loudoun County surplus auction offers bargains on a wide selection of items, including passenger vehicles, utility vehicles, mowers and more. This month’s auction features a 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD truck, Toro Workman and Kawasaki Mule...

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County News
Posted on: September 28, 2022

U.S. Government Ends Use of Facility in Loudoun as Safe Haven for Afghan Nationals

Graphic indicating the end of the use of the National Conference Center as a safe haven

The use of the National Conference Center (NCC) in Lansdowne as a “safe haven” facility for Afghan nationals has come to an end. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has announced the departure of all Afghan nationals from the NCC.  

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County News
Posted on: September 27, 2022

Loudoun Offers Mental Health Education & Substance Abuse Prevention Programs in October

Link to information about Prevention and Intervention Trainings

Loudoun County offers ongoing mental health education and substance abuse prevention programs. All programs are free, but registration is required, and seats are limited. The schedule of upcoming classes for October 2022 is as follows:

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County News
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Second-Half Personal Property Tax Deadline is October 5, 2022

Link to information about taxes in Loudoun County

Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the second-half personal property tax is Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Payments received or postmarked after October 5, 2022, will incur a 10% penalty and...

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County News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

John E. Hall is Loudoun County’s New Director of Housing & Community Development

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John E. Hall has been selected as the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Housing and Community Development, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Hall was selected after a nationwide recruitment. His appointment is effective Oc...

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County News
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Business Hazardous Waste Collection Event Set for Oct. 6

Link to information about the business hazardous waste program

Loudoun County will host a hazardous waste collection event for businesses or otherwise non-residential generators on Thursday, October 6, 2022. Pre-registration is required to participate, and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m., Friday, September 3...

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Posted on: September 22, 2022

American Rescue Plan Act Grant Funding Available to Loudoun Nonprofits

Link to information about American Rescue Plan Act funding

Nonprofits and faith-based organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to apply for financial assistance available through the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.

A total of $2.5 million is available for distributi...

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County News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Loudoun to Host Job Fair Oct. 15 to Commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month

Link to information about the Loudoun Job Fair

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center, in collaboration with the Arc of Loudoun, will host a Loudoun Job Fair to commemorate National Disability Employment Awareness Month. The event will take place Saturday, October 15, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., at t...

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County News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Virginia Voters Receiving Notices from State Department of Elections

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Loudoun County election officials want voters to be aware of notices being sent by the Virginia Department of Elections to all Virginia voters this week regarding their polling locations for the November 8, 2022, general election. They want voters to know...

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County News
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

Link to information about the community development block grant program

Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service and community development...

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County News
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Public Comment Period on Belmont Ridge Road Corridor Safety and Operational Study Opens Sept. 21

Link to information about the Belmont Ridge Road Corridor Study

Loudoun County is hosting an online public comment period to gain input from the public on the Belmont Ridge Road (Route 659) Corridor Safety and Operational Study. The comment period begins Wednesday, September 21, 2022, and is open through Wednesday, Oc...

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County News
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Special Activities Planned for Hal & Berni Hanson Regional Park Grand Opening

Link to information about the grand opening for the Hal & Berni Hanson Regional Park

Loudoun County invites members of the public to enjoy the first full day of operations at the Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park on Saturday, September 24, 2022, with special events planned from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. To commemorate the opening of the par...

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County News
Posted on: September 15, 2022

Virtual Public Meeting about Proposed Widening of Braddock Road Sept. 29

Link to information about the proposed widening of Braddock Road

Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on a proposed project on Braddock Road from the entrance of St. Paul VI High School to Loudoun County Parkway. The public information meeting will be held Thursday, September 29, 20...

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County News
Posted on: September 14, 2022

Public Meeting Scheduled Sept. 28 on Red Hill Community Land Use Policies

Link to information about Red Hill Community CPAM Meeting

The Loudoun County Department of Planning and Zoning will hold a public meeting Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. to provide an update on a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (PDF) affecting the Red Hill community. The meeting, the second of two plann...

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County News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Prospective Jurors Needed for 2023 Jury Trials

Link to information about the jury selection process in Loudoun County

The Clerk of the Circuit Court’s Jury Management team is sending out 50,000 jury questionnaire postcards to Loudoun County residents for the purpose of determining who is qualified for jury duty in Loudoun County in 2023. These mailings have begun and wil...

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County News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Ribbon Cutting for Round Hill to Franklin Park Trail Project Set for September 27

Link to information about the Round Hill to Franklin Park Trail Project

Loudoun County will celebrate the completion of construction of the Round Hill to Franklin Park Trail project and Main Street enhancements with a ribbon cutting Tuesday, September 27, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the ceremony.&nb...

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County News
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Early Voting for November Election Begins September 23 in Loudoun

Link to information about the November election

Loudoun County election officials remind voters of important dates and deadlines for the upcoming general election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. 

  • Friday, September 23: First day of early voting at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 75...
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County News
Posted on: September 12, 2022

Community Encouraged to Comment on Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan

Link to information about the proposed hazard mitigation plan for Northern Virginia

The Loudoun County Office of Emergency Management encourages residents and business owners in Loudoun County to help build community resilience to disasters by providing comments on the proposed Northern Virginia Hazard Mitigation Plan

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County News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Next Session of Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins October 4

Link to information about the fatherhood program

The next session of the program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services to help fathers build skills to become even stronger dads begins Tuesday, October 4, 2022. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week virtual program.&a...

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County News
Posted on: September 9, 2022

Loudoun County Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Loudoun Health Commission

Link to information about Loudoun County advisory boards

The Loudoun Health Commission has a critical need for volunteer members interested in helping efforts to improve the health of the community. Anyone interested in serving on the Health Commission is encouraged to visit loudoun.gov/advisory for information...

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County News
Posted on: September 8, 2022

Ribbon Cutting for Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park Set for Sept. 23

Link to information about the Hal and Bernie Hanson Regional Park Project

Loudoun County invites members of the community to attend a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the grand opening of the new Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park on Friday, September 23, 2022, at 5:30 p.m. The ceremony take place at the park’s Championship ...

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County News
Posted on: September 7, 2022

Loudoun Offers Grants Management Training Opportunities for Nonprofits

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Loudoun County is offering professional development opportunities for local nonprofit organizations on multiple dates in October and November 2022. The free training, titled Grants Management Best Practices Series, will highlight resources and tools to he...

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County News
Posted on: September 1, 2022

Loudoun County Activities & Events Mark September as National Recovery Month

Link to information about National Recovery Month activities in Loudoun

In recognition of September as National Recovery Month, Loudoun County is promoting several activities designed to increase public awareness surrounding mental health and addiction recovery, including a “Recovery Fest,” distribution of free drug ...

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Posted on: August 31, 2022

September is National Preparedness Month: Create a ‘Lasting Legacy’

Link to information about National Preparedness Month

Loudoun County officials encourage residents and businesses to take time during September to prepare for emergencies. September is National Preparedness Month, which promotes family and community disaster planning. This year’s theme is “A Lasting Legacy,”...

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County News
Posted on: August 30, 2022

Lifeguard Shortage Affecting Hours of Operation at Claude Moore Pools

Link to information about hours of operation at Loudoun County pools

A shortage of lifeguards is impacting operations at the Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center pools and may impact hours at the other aquatic facilities operated by the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services. The life...

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Posted on: August 30, 2022

Loudoun Seeks Comments about Board of Supervisors’ Public Input Process

Link to information about providing comments to the Board of Supervisors

Loudoun County is seeking input from the community concerning the process for providing public comment to the Board of Supervisors. 

Members of the public are invited to fill out a brief online survey to answer questions about the current process ...

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County News
Posted on: August 23, 2022

Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Assistance During Workforce Development Month

Link to information about Workforce Development Month in Loudoun County

During September — Workforce Development Month — the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special virtual and in-person events at no cost for job seekers and people who are considering changing careers. 

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County News
Posted on: August 22, 2022

Loudoun County Hosts Annual “Clear the Shelters” Event August 27, 2022

Link to information about Loudoun County Animal Services

On Saturday, August 27, 2022, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will host a “Clear the Shelters,” fee-waived, pet adoption event from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. in participation with the nationwide “Clear the Shelters” adoption initiative. Adoption fees ...

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County News
Posted on: August 18, 2022

County to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Lovettsville Community Center August 31

Lovettsville Community Center Ribbon Cutting

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the departments of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Transportation and Capital Infrastructure will celebrate the grand opening of the Lovettsville Community Center with a ribbon cutting Wednesday, Au...

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County News
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Leesburg Man Arrested for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Dog

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A Leesburg man is facing a felony charge for alleged sexual abuse of a family member’s dog. Ariel Enrique Carrasco Intestroza, 25, was arrested on August 10, 2022, following an investigation by Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) Humane Law Enforcement....

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County News
Posted on: August 12, 2022

Loudoun Seeks Public Input to Update Transit Equity Policy

Link to information about the Transit Title VI Program

Loudoun County is hosting an online comment period to gain input from the public on a proposed refinement to an existing Loudoun County Transit civil rights policy, currently provided under the 2020-2023 Title VI Program for Local Transit and Commuter Bus...

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County News
Posted on: August 11, 2022

Public Invited to Comment on New Draft Text for Zoning Ordinance Rewrite

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With the posting of revised draft text in advance of a Planning Commission public hearing on August 30, 2022, the Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance Rewrite process is entering a new public participation phase. 

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County News
Posted on: August 8, 2022

County Purchases Former Westpark Golf Course; Plans for Passive Park

Link to information about the county's purchase of the Westpark property in Leesburg

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has closed on the purchase of three parcels of land totaling 134 acres that made up the former Westpark Golf Course in Leesburg. The county purchased the property for $3.8 million from a private owner who purchased ...

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County News
Posted on: August 8, 2022

Attorney General’s Office Certifies Loudoun Redistricting Plan

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The Virginia Attorney General’s Office recently certified that it found no reason to object to Loudoun County’s redistricting plan, adopted by the Board of Supervisors on June 7, 2022. The attorney general’s “certification of no objection” means that the ...

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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Virginia Association of Counties Recognizes Loudoun for Model Programs

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Two Loudoun County programs have been recognized for excellence and innovation by the Virginia Association of Counties (VACo). The presentation of historic records by the Clerk of the Circuit Court and the Teen Micro Art Gallery at Loudoun County Public L...

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County News
Posted on: August 3, 2022

Spotted Lanternfly Found in Loudoun; Residents Encouraged to Help Slow Its Spread

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Loudoun County officials say the invasive species of insect known as the spotted lanternfly has been found in Loudoun County, signaling a new stage in efforts to slow the spread of the pest that can damage agricultural crops and more than 100 other plants...

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County News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Adopts Environmental and Energy Work Plan

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved an Environmental and Energy Work Plan to guide policies and practices related to the environment, sustainability and energy management. 

The work plan was approved during the Board’s Environment...

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County News
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Gourley Transit Drive Temporary Closure Set to Begin August 8

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Loudoun County will close Gourley Transit Drive between Crosstrail Boulevard and the Leesburg Park and Ride lot to traffic from Monday, August 8 through Friday, September 30, 2022, weather permitting. There will be concrete barriers and road closure signa...

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Posted on: July 26, 2022

Loudoun County Again Recognized for Excellence in Procurement

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Loudoun County has again received national recognition for organizational excellence in public procurement. The Loudoun County Division of Procurement has earned the 2022 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Procurement Institu...

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County News
Posted on: July 20, 2022

Loudoun Board of Supervisors to Hold Environmental Summit July 27

Link to information about the Board of Supervisors July 27 Environmental Summit

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled an Environmental Summit for Wednesday, July 27, 2022, beginning at 5:00 p.m. 

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The Environmental Summit will take place in the Board Room of the Loudoun County Government...

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Posted on: July 20, 2022

Board of Supervisors Approves Loudoun Tourism Grants for Fiscal Year 2023

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved the awarding of the county’s annual Tourism Grants for Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 2023). The grant program is designed to support local tourism initiatives and events that drive tourists to Loudoun County.

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County News
Posted on: July 15, 2022

New Three-Digit Mental Health Crisis Hotline — 988 — Launches July 16

Link to information about suicide prevention and mental health resources

Beginning Saturday, July 16, 2022, Virginians who need suicide prevention or behavioral health crisis support, or are worried about someone else, can call or text 988 to connect with the 988 Suicide and Crisis Lifeline network. The new three-digit number ...

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Posted on: July 14, 2022

Weekly COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics for Children Scheduled Through September 2 in Loudoun

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Throughout the rest of the summer, the Loudoun County Health Department will hold weekly vaccination clinics at its Leesburg location for children 6 months of age and older. The clinics will serve families on Fridays through September 2, 2022, from 8:30 a...

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Posted on: July 13, 2022

Express Yourself: Loudoun Sponsors Art & Film Contest for Teens and Adults

Link to information about the Novel Expressions Art and Film Contest

Area teenagers and adults are invited to enter the “Novel Expressions Art and Film Contest” sponsored by Loudoun County Public Library, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and the Loudoun Youth Advisory Council.&...

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County News
Posted on: July 6, 2022

Loudoun County Publishes Digital Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Story

Link to the FY 2023 Budget Story

Loudoun County has published a digital Fiscal Year 2023 Budget Story that highlights county programs and spotlights some of the ways the county puts tax dollars to work.

In the FY 2023 Budget Story, the county explains how its $3.5 billion budget affects L...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Board of Supervisors Approves U.S. Route 15 North Comprehensive Plan Amendment

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At its business meeting on July 5, 2022, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved the Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPAM) related to safety and operational improvements to U.S. Route 15 north of Leesburg.

With this approval, the Loudoun County 2019...

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County News
Posted on: July 5, 2022

Loudoun County to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Crosstrail Boulevard July 26

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Loudoun County will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of a segment of Crosstrail Boulevard, from Kincaid Boulevard to Russell Branch Parkway, on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. The event will take place on the new segment of...

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Posted on: July 1, 2022

County Sells Refunding Bonds at Favorable Interest Rate

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Loudoun County has sold $64.7 million in general obligation (GO) refunding bonds at a favorable interest rate of 2.75%. The county received $6.2 million in premium, which was used to reduce the par amount of the bonds, and the proceeds will go into escrow...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Joe Kroboth is New Assistant Loudoun County Administrator

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Joe Kroboth has been appointed as an Assistant Loudoun County Administrator, Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced Tuesday. 

Kroboth has had a lead role in the county’s capital construction and transportation infrastructure developm...

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County News
Posted on: June 27, 2022

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Russell Branch Parkway Corridor Study July 11

Link to information about the Russell Branch Parkway Corridor Study

Loudoun County is hosting an online public meeting to gain input from the public on the outcomes of the Russell Branch Parkway: Ashbrook Marketplace Plaza to Ashbrook Place Corridor Study. The meeting is scheduled for Monday, July 11, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. M...

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Posted on: June 27, 2022

Virtual Public Meeting Scheduled July 6 on Red Hill Community Land Use Policies

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The Loudoun County Department of Planning and Zoning will hold a virtual public meeting on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. to provide information on a proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPAM) affecting the Red Hill community. 

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Posted on: June 24, 2022

Loudoun County, Prevention Alliance of Loudoun Host Summer Wellness Fest July 9

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Loudoun County, in partnership with the Prevention Alliance of Loudoun (PAL), will host the inaugural Summer Wellness Fest on Saturday, July 9, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street in Sterling.&...

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County News
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Silver Line Metrorail Coming Soon to Loudoun County; Control Transferred to Metro

Link to information about the Metrorail Silver Line extension into Loudoun County

Passenger service on Metrorail’s Silver Line extension into Loudoun County is one step closer to reality. The Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) announced in a news release today, June 23, 2022, that it is taking control of the ...

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Posted on: June 23, 2022

Board Approves Recommendations from the Route 9 Safety and Operational Study

Link to information about the Route 9 Safety and Operational Study

During its June 21, 2022, meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved short-term, mid-term and long-term recommendations—except those projects adjacent to the Town of Hillsboro—to improve safety and operations along Route 9 between the West ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Planning Commission to Consider Amendments Related to Airport Impact Overlay District June 28

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At its June 28, 2022, public hearing, the Loudoun County Planning Commission will consider proposed changes to the county’s 2019 Comprehensive Plan and the Revised 1993 Zoning Ordinance that would amend the county’s policies and zoning...

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Posted on: June 22, 2022

Utility Work Continues as Part of the Courts Complex Expansion

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Loudoun County is scheduled to continue utility work as part of the Courts Complex Expansion project in Leesburg, which will lead to evening and overnight traffic detours for about two weeks, beginning June 26, 2022. Weather permitting, the work activity ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccine Recommended for Children 6 Months Old and Up

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Children 6 months of age and older are now eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has adopted the recommendation by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to expand eligibility for COVID-19 vaccinatio...

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Posted on: June 16, 2022

Plastic Bag Tax in Loudoun Effective July 1, 2022

Link to information about the new plastic bag tax

The new disposable plastic bag tax of five cents per plastic bag that was adopted by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors earlier this year is effective July 1, 2022. The measure is intended to reduce plastic pollution in the region. Shoppers may avoid...

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Posted on: June 15, 2022

Loudoun Hosts Virtual Public Input Session on Energy Strategy June 29

Link to information about the Loudoun County Energy Strategy

Loudoun County will host a virtual public input session on the development of an updated energy strategy for the county Wednesday, June 29, 2022, 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. 

Links to login information for the virtual session are available for review at loud...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Loudoun is ‘Stroke Smart’ County; Residents Encouraged to Know Warning Signs of a Stroke

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Loudoun County is launching a public awareness campaign aimed at residents, visitors and county employees about the importance of recognizing symptoms of a stroke and the need to call 911 immediately. At its June 7, 2022, meeting, the Board of Supervisors...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Public Encouraged to Participate in Naming of Historic Loudoun County Courthouse

Link to information about the naming process for the historic Loudoun County Courthouse

Members of the public are encouraged to participate in the process for naming the historic Loudoun County Courthouse building in downtown Leesburg. The courthouse, constructed in 1895, is located at the southwest corner of the courthouse grounds at the co...

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Posted on: June 13, 2022

Loudoun County Hosts Electronics Recycling Event June 18

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Loudoun County will host an electronics recycling event on Saturday, June 18, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Leesburg Park and Ride commuter parking lot, 19730 Sycolin Road, Leesburg (at the intersection of Gourley Transit Drive and Sycolin Road...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Loudoun County Announces Winners of ‘I Voted’ Sticker Contest

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The Loudoun County Office of Elections and Voter Registration is pleased to announce the winners of its first-ever “I Voted” Sticker Contest. The three winning designs will be used as “I Voted” stickers distributed to voters who cast their ballots at earl...

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Posted on: June 9, 2022

Board of Supervisors Adopts New Election Districts

Link to information about the Loudoun County local redistricting process

During its June 7, 2022 meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors adopted amendments to the Codified Ordinances of Loudoun County, Chapter 207 – Election Districts, which updates the county’s election districts. The Board adopted the LT-Revised 1 P...

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Posted on: June 8, 2022

Groundbreaking for Ashburn Recreation and Community Center is June 16

Link to information about the Ashburn Recreation and Community Center

Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of construction of the Ashburn Recreation and Community Center on Thursday, June 16, 2022, at 11:00 a.m. The event will take place on the future site of the fac...

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Posted on: June 7, 2022

Firefighters Union Petitions County to Represent Eligible Fire and Rescue Employees

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Loudoun County has received a petition from the International Association of Firefighters (IAFF) seeking recognition as the exclusive bargaining agent for eligible members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System.

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Loudoun County Issues Request for Qualifications for Affordable Housing Financing Program

Link to information about an affordable housing financing program

Loudoun County has issued a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the affordable housing financing program for developers launched earlier this year - the Rental Housing Acquisition and Preservation Loan Program (RHAP). 

The purpose of RHAP is to p...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Loudoun County Sells Bonds at Favorable Interest Rate

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Loudoun County has sold $156.7 million in general obligation (GO) bonds at a favorable interest rate of 3.16%. The county received $15.9 million in premium, which was accepted and will be used for capital projects for the general county government and Lou...

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Posted on: May 31, 2022

County to Conduct Light-Level Testing at Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park

Link to information about the Hal and Bernie Hanson Regional Park Project

Loudoun County has scheduled light-level testing in the evening hours at the new Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park athletic fields for two weeks beginning Monday, June 13, 2022, weather permitting. Residents will notice increased activity at the park pri...

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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Ribbon Cutting for New Segment of Loudoun’s Linear Parks & Trails System Set for June 11

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a ribbon cutting for a new segment of the county’s Linear Parks & Trails System (LPAT) Saturday, June 11, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. Parking will be available a short distance away from the tra...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

MHSADS Offers In-Person and Telehealth Same-Day Access Services

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The Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services (MHSADS) has resumed in-person same-day access services. These services include screening for eligibility and assessment for a behavioral health outpatient, psychos...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Loudoun Station Drive is Renamed to Ashburn Metro Drive

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The road used to access the Ashburn Metrorail Station has been renamed from Loudoun Station Drive to Ashburn Metro Drive. The Board of Supervisors approved the name change in April and the change was effective May 19, 2022.   

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

New Fees for Building and Development Applications Take Effect July 1, 2022

Link to information about changes in fees for land development applications and permits

Loudoun County is implementing new fees on July 1, 2022, for building and development applications. Applicants are encouraged to pay any outstanding fees by close of business on June 30, 2022. Payments for outstanding fees that are not submitted by June 3...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Board of Supervisors Chair Randall to Deliver State of the County Address May 25

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Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis J. Randall is scheduled to deliver her annual State of the County address Wednesday, May 25, 2022. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m. Chair Randall will deliver the address from the Board Room at the Loud...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Son and Father Charged With Animal Cruelty in Loudoun County

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Following an investigation by Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) Humane Law Enforcement, two South Riding men have been charged with animal cruelty. 

Earlier this month, LCAS was contacted by the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) in Washington, D.C....

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Loudoun County Foster Parents Celebrated for Exceptional Service

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In observance of May as Foster Care Month, Loudoun County is celebrating and recognizing local foster parents for their service. Loudoun County’s foster parents were among those lauded at a recognition event May 19, 2022, hosted by the Metropolitan Washin...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

Bond Rating Agencies Reaffirm Loudoun’s Triple-A Rating

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The nation’s top bond rating agencies have again affirmed Loudoun County’s triple-A rating on its general obligation bonds, noting the county’s sound operating performance, the size and diversity of its tax base and strong management. Loudoun County has h...

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Posted on: May 16, 2022

Route 15 North Comprehensive Plan Amendment to be Considered at June 21 Board of Supervisors Meeting

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At its business meeting on June 21, 2022, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPAM) related to safety and operational improvements to Route 15 north of Leesburg.

If the Board votes to approve thi...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Board Prepares for New Election Districts, Adopts New District Name

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors concluded its May 11, 2022, public hearing on a proposed local election district plan, titled the LT-Revised 1 Plan, without making additional changes to the plan. The plan will now be considered for adoption during...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Regional Homelessness Continues to Decrease

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According to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ May 2022 Homelessness in Metropolitan Washington: Results and Analysis from the 2022 Point-in-Time Count of Persons Experiencing Homelessness report, regional homelessness is down 27 percent...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Loudoun Wins National Achievement Awards for Innovation

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Loudoun County has been recognized with five 2022 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs. Loudoun’s award-winning programs, which include several that came out...

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Posted on: May 10, 2022

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise; Health Department Encourages Self-Assessment, Precautions

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Loudoun County and across northern Virginia has continued to rise in recent weeks, prompting public health officials to encourage Loudoun County residents to take time to assess their individual and family risks related to ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Board of Supervisors Approves Nonprofit Human Service Grant Funding Awards for FY 2023

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its May 3, 2022, meeting. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that provide...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Loudoun Delivers Fire Engine to Holmes County, Mississippi; Sister County Agreement Signed

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What began as an informal conversation between community leaders about protecting the life and safety of residents has culminated in the signing of a formal Sister County agreement between Loudoun County, Virginia, and Holmes County, Mississippi, and in t...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Loudoun Accepting Loan Applications for Development of Affordable Multi- Family Rental Housing

Link to information about affordable housing financing programs for developers

Loudoun County’s application process for the Affordable Multi-Family Housing Loan Program has opened with the release of the 2022 Notice of Funding Availability.

For-profit and nonprofit affordable housing developers are eligible to apply for loans for the...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Workshops During Older Americans Month

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During May — Older Americans Month — the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special virtual and in-person events at no cost for those age 50 and up who are seeking job search and career development support. 

“Our celebration of Older A...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Several E. Coli Cases Associated with Petting Goats at a Loudoun Farm

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The Loudoun County Health Department is notifying the public of the exposure to a specific type of bacterium, called Shiga Toxin Producing E. coli (STEC), by several people who came in contact with goats at Georges Mill Farm in Lovettsville between March ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Joint Meeting of Board of Supervisors/Leesburg Town Council Set for April 28

Link to documents for joint Loudoun Board of Supervisors and Leesburg Town Council meeting

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the Leesburg Town Council are scheduled to hold a joint meeting Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. in the Dulles Room, which is located on the first floor of the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Loudoun County Offers Financing Opportunity for First-Time Homebuyers

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Loudoun County continues to accept applications from first-time homebuyers for funds made available through the Virginia Housing (VH) Sponsoring Partnerships and Revitalizing Communities Program (SPARC). The program provides lower interest rates on homeow...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Three Things to Know About Personal Property Tax Bills

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Many Loudoun County vehicle owners are receiving their personal property tax bills and are observing that their used vehicles have increased in value and their car tax bills are higher than they expected. 

Values of used cars have skyrocketed acro...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Public Engagement Period for Zoning Ordinance Rewrite to Open April 18

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Loudoun County residents, businesses, community groups and other stakeholders will have the opportunity to review and comment on the first draft of the new county Zoning Ordinance during a 90-day public engagement period that begins April 18, 2022.

The Lou...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Public Invited to Comment on Electoral District Plan at May 11 Public Hearing

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the proposed local electoral district plan, titled the LT-Revised 1 Plan, at the Board’s regularly scheduled public hearing on May 11, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. 

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Board Amends Parking Meter Ordinance; Sets Rates for Parking Near Ashburn Metro Station

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved amendments to the county’s parking meter ordinance, establishing parking rates for metered and residential parking in the Moorefield Station neighborhoods and mixed-use areas adjacent to the Ashburn Met...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Board of Supervisors Adopts FY 2023 Budget; Lowers Personal and Real Property Tax Rates

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a budget totaling approximately $3.5 billion in total appropriations for the general county government and school system for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. The adopted budget includes a real property tax rate o...

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Board Approves Use of Assessment Ratio to Blunt Impact of Increased Vehicle Values on Car Tax Bills

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. is pleased that the Board of Supervisors has approved his recommendation to use an assessment ratio that will reduce the taxable basis of vehicles, which has skyrocketed over the last year. &a...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Loudoun County Encourages Commuters to Ride Transit Buses as Gas Prices Soar

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As gas prices rise and more commuters return to their workplaces, Loudoun County residents are reminded that Loudoun County Transit is a cost-effective alternative to driving alone to work. Loudoun County Transit offers routes throughout the county and th...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Board Members to Hold Virtual Update on ‘Safe Haven’ Site in Loudoun March 10

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Loudoun County residents who have questions about the “safe haven” facility at The National Conference Center (NCC) in Lansdowne are invited to view a Facebook Live question-and-answer session Thursday, March 10, 2022, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Board of Superviso...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

2022 Loudoun Real Estate Assessments Available Online

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. announces that Loudoun County real estate assessments for tax year 2022 are now available online at loudoun.gov/parceldatabase. Printed assessment notices will be mailed to property owners the...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Sets 2022 Meeting Schedule; Elects Saines Vice Chairman

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has set its meeting schedule for 2022 and has reelected Sterling District Supervisor Koran T. Saines as vice chairman. In the absence of Chair Phyllis J. Randall, Saines will perform the duties of the chair.

Under th...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Court Enters Abatement Order for Gable Farm; Orders Owner to Level Fill Dirt

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The Loudoun County General District Court has entered an Order of Abatement in the case of County of Loudoun v. Gable Family Limited Partnership, which requires the owner of the Gable Farm property to correct violations of the Loudoun County Zoning Ordina...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Loudoun County Silver Line Metrorail Phase 2 Reaches Milestone

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The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), which managed construction of the Silver Line, announced Thursday that Metrorail construction from Wiehle Avenue to Ashburn in eastern Loudoun County has reached substantial completion. Substantial co...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Loudoun Fire and Rescue to Present Update to Emergency Response Improvements Following 2020 Drowning

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During the November 3, 2021, Board of Supervisors meeting, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) will present an update on its progress toward implementing emergency response improvements that strengthen multi-jurisdictional emergen...

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