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Posted on: September 14, 2016

Next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste Event is Saturday, September 24

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Loudoun County will host a Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event at the Harmony Park and Ride commuter lot, 39464 East Colonial Highway in Hamilton from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday, September 24. 2016.

Loudoun residents are welcome t...More...

Posted on: September 22, 2016

Workforce Resource Center Offers Youth Employment and Education Services

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Young people in Loudoun who are looking for employment opportunities can significantly improve their job and career options through the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center. The center offers eligible young adults the skills needed to be successful in today’...Details...

Posted on: September 21, 2016

Absentee Voting for November Election Begins Friday, September 23

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Absentee balloting for the November general election will begin Friday, September 23, 2016, in Loudoun County.

From September 23 through October 21, in-person absentee voting will take place at the Loudoun County Office of Elections, 750 Miller Drive,...Read on...

Posted on: September 12, 2016

Try Transit Week is September 19-23, 2016

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Loudoun County commuters are encouraged to pledge to try a form of transit during the eighth statewide “Try Transit Week in Virginia,” September 19 - 23, 2016. Participants can pledge to try transit at www.trytransitweek.org and enter to win a year of fre...More...

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Draft Dulles South Commuter Bus Schedules Available for Review & Public Comment

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Loudoun County Transit is proposing changes to the Dulles South Commuter Bus Service which are designed to alleviate overcrowding on the popular route.

The schedule changes will coincide with the acquisition of four, 40-passenger transit buses that wi...Read on...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

County Launches New Online Resources About Hoarding

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Loudoun County has launched a new webpage, www.loudoun.gov/hoarding, to help raise awareness about hoarding in the community and to provide people with resources about the topic. In addition, members of the community may now report hoarding-related concer...Details...

Posted on: September 14, 2016

Workforce Resource Center Holds Employment Resource Fair September 22

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host an Employment Resource Fair Thursday, September 22, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road N.W. in Leesburg.

This event will showcase workforce development organi...Details...

Posted on: September 9, 2016

Blasting Set for Construction of Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station

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Loudoun County officials announce that blasting for construction of the Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station, located at 41380 Gardenia Drive in Aldie, will begin on or about Tuesday, September 13, 2016, and continue for approximately two weeks. The ...More...

Posted on: September 8, 2016

Virginia Supreme Court Rules on Greenway Toll Rates

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The Supreme Court of Virginia issued an opinion upholding the State Corporation Commission’s (SCC) findings in its investigation of toll rates on the Dulles Greenway, which is the only privately owned toll road in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The SCC‘s i...Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2016

County Marks Opening of New Russell Branch Parkway Segment

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Loudoun County officials celebrated the completion of a segment of Russell Branch Parkway during a ribbon cutting ceremony along the road today. The recently-opened segment of the parkway between Ashburn Road and Ashburn Village Boulevard was identified a...Read on...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

Ready Loudoun: County Encourages Residents to Take Action During National Preparedness Month

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The Loudoun County Government joins the nation in kicking off National Preparedness Month. Each September, public safety and emergency management professionals encourage everyone to review individual and family preparedness plans or to make a plan if you ...More...

Posted on: September 1, 2016

County Launches Real-Time Bus Information for Commuter Bus Riders

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Loudoun County has launched a new real-time bus information system that provides commuter bus riders with accurate arrival times of their buses. “Bus Time” is a web-based tool that can be viewed using a web browser on a mobile device, laptop or PC. This p...Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

Loudoun County to Host Silver Line Small Area Plan Meeting September 13

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Members of the public are encouraged to attend the next Loudoun County Silver Line Small Area Plan meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 13, 2016, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Moorefield Station Elementary School, 22325 Mooreview Parkway in Ashburn. ...Details...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Workforce Resource Center Hosts Construction/Trades Career Fair September 13

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center is hosting a Construction/Trades Career Fair on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will take place at the Shenandoah Building, 102 Heritage Way, N.E. (2nd floor) in Leesburg.

Feat...Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2016

Blasting to Resume for Route 7 & 659 Interchange Construction Project

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Loudoun County officials announce that blasting for the Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) and Route 659 (Belmont Ridge Road) interchange construction project will resume on or about Thursday, September 1, 2016, and continue until about October 15, 2016. Blast...More...

Posted on: August 19, 2016

Loudoun Procurement Division Recognized for Excellence by National Organization

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The Loudoun County Division of Procurement has received the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Procurement Institute.

The Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award is given annually to organizations that demonstrate ...Details...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

County Encourages Registering Mobile Phones for Automatic Emergency Voice Notifications

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Loudoun County encourages people who live and work in the county to register their mobile phone numbers and addresses in the Alert Loudoun system to receive automatic emergency voice notifications about local emergencies.

“We use this technology for li...More...

Posted on: August 16, 2016

1833 Loudoun County Court Seal Found

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Loudoun County’s treasure trove of historic records has yielded a significant discovery – the earliest county court seal found in the court’s records. Staff in the Clerk of the Circuit Court Historic Records Division recently found an 1833 county court se...More...

Posted on: August 30, 2016

Board Proclaims Labor Day Weekend as Labor of Love Weekend

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On Thursday, September 1, 2016, members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will present a proclamation declaring Labor Day Weekend as a “Labor of Love” weekend to Norman Duncan (pictured at right), a Loudoun County man who serves as chairman of th...Details...

Posted on: August 9, 2016

Board Adopts Amendments to County’s Noise Ordinance

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will begin to enforce the recent changes to county’s noise regulations on September 1, 2016. The amendments to Chapter 654.02 of the county’s Codified Ordinances were adopted by the Board of Supervisors during its July ...Details...

Posted on: August 5, 2016

Affordable Dwelling Units for Sale in Active Adult Communities for Ages 55 and Up

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The Loudoun County Affordable Dwelling Unit Program (ADU) has available units in active adult communities in the Ashburn area that serve people ages 55 and older. In addition to income and credit requirements, applicants to purchase these properties must...More...

Posted on: August 18, 2016

County Hosts Meeting on Proposed Route 50 & Loudoun County Parkway Interchange

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Loudoun County will host a public information meeting on Tuesday, August 30, 2016, to present conceptual designs for an interchange at Loudoun County Parkway and Route 50. The meeting will be held at Liberty Elementary School, 25491 Riding Center Drive i...Details...

Posted on: August 11, 2016

Repairs to Government Center Parking Garage Resume

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Work on the Government Center parking garage will resume tonight, Thursday, August 25, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. The garage will re-open tomorrow, Friday, August 26, 2016, at 6:00 a.m. Repairs will continue over the weekend beginning at 6:00 p.m., Friday, August...Read on...

Posted on: August 2, 2016

Loudoun Phasing out Automated Telephone Inspection Request System

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Effective Friday, September 2, 2016, Loudoun County’s voice-Automated Inspection Request System (AIRS) will no longer be available to schedule or cancel construction inspections. The county is phasing out the system due to declining use and outdated techn...Read on...

Posted on: August 12, 2016

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Loudoun County for most of Saturday, forecasting temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values of up to 110 degrees.

County officials remind residents to take precautio...Read on...

Posted on: July 21, 2016

Loudoun County Recognized For Performance Management Success

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Loudoun County has again received recognition from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) for superior performance management efforts. The ICMA Center for Performance Analytics has awarded Loudoun a Certificate of Achievement. Loudoun...Details...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

Next County Home Improvement Program Seminar is August 3

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Loudoun County will hold a free informational seminar Wednesday August 3, 2016, to provide information about the county’s home improvement programs. The seminar is being offered at three different times - 10:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., and 2:00 p.m. - at the Rus...More...

Posted on: July 19, 2016

County Attorney Determines Text Messages Did Not Violate FOIA

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Loudoun County Government is aware of concerns raised by members of the public regarding an exchange of text messages sent to and received by Blue Ridge District Supervisor Tony Buffington during the Board of Supervisors’ Transportation and Land Use Commi...Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2016

Charles Yudd is New Deputy County Administrator

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Charles Yudd has been promoted to Deputy County Administrator, effective July 1, 2016, Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced Tuesday. Yudd currently serves as one of five Assistant County Administrators.

In his new role, Yudd will prov...Details...

Posted on: June 24, 2016

Mosquito Control Awareness Week is June 26 – July 2

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With National Mosquito Control Awareness Week recognized June 26 - July 2, 2016, Loudoun County health officials remind everyone that there are simple steps that each of us can take to prevent mosquitoes from breeding around our homes, which will help to ...Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2016

Prepare For Power Outages

Parts of Loudoun County are experiencing severe weather that has resulted in sporadic power outages, according to local utilities. As the weather forecast evolves, the potential for additional power outages exists. Loudoun County encourages residents to k...Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2016

Metrorail SafeTrack Program Will Affect Loudoun Commuters

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The Metrorail maintenance program, SafeTrack, which begins June 4, 2016, will affect Loudoun County commuters whether they use Metro, ride a Loudoun County bus or drive to work.

SafeTrack is a year-long, extensive maintenance program which will includ...More...

Posted on: May 16, 2016

Loudoun County Recognized for “30 Years of Excellence” in GIS

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Loudoun County has received an award for excellence in its use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) over the last 30 years. The county received the award from Esri, the leading company in the international GIS software industry.

Loudoun County pu...Details...

Posted on: May 19, 2016

Loudoun County Sells Bonds at Favorable Interest Rate

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Loudoun County has sold more than $180 million in bonds in two separate sales, achieving very favorable interest rates with each sale, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced Thursday. The county also achieved a net present value savings of more than...More...

Posted on: May 13, 2016

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 AAA rating on its general obligation bonds, noting the county’s robust economy and prudent fiscal management practices and policies. Loudoun County has held the Aaa rating from Moo...More...

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Loudoun Receives Statewide Award for Veterans Services Program

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Loudoun County has earned statewide recognition for its Veterans Services Program. The program, housed in the Department of Family Services (DFS), has received the Virginia Department of Social Services 2016 Local Recognition Award for Innovation, Impleme...Read on...

Posted on: May 5, 2016

Loudoun Board Approves Zika Response Plan

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Zika Virus Response PlanThe Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the Loudoun County Zika Virus Response Plan Tuesday. In addition, the Board appropriated a contingency fund of $100,000 for mosquito abatement. The fund would be used for targeted mos...Details...

Posted on: April 25, 2016

Board Endorses Process for Developing New Comprehensive Plan

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has endorsed a process for development of a new Comprehensive Plan for Loudoun. On Thursday, the Board unanimously approved a comprehensive plan charter, which outlines the process for creating the new plan.

A C...Details...

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Loudoun Celebrates “Topping Out” of Dulles South Multipurpose Center

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Loudoun County marked a significant milestone for Phase II and III of the Dulles South Multipurpose Center with a “topping out” ceremony at the center Tuesday, which is a tradition in the construction industry to recognize completion of the structural pha...Details...

Posted on: April 8, 2016

Law Enforcement Officers Using New Assessment Tool for Domestic Violence Incidents

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Law enforcement officers in Loudoun County are now using the Lethality Assessment Protocol (LAP) at the scene of domestic violence incidents. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the Leesburg Police Department are using the nationally-recognized, evide...Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2016

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Adopts Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a budget totaling approximately $2.46 billion in total appropriations for the general county government and school system for Fiscal Year 2017 (FY 17). The adopted budget includes a real property tax r...Details...

Posted on: April 1, 2016

Animal Foster Care Orientation April 5 Moved to Animal Shelter

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Loudoun County Animal Service’s Foster Orientation meeting scheduled for Tuesday April 5, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. has been moved from Windmill Drive in Ashburn to the Loudoun County Animal Shelter at 39820 Charles Town Pike, Waterford. The time and date remain...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2016

Proffer Bill Likely to Be Signed; Loudoun Board Requests Changes

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Following repeated attempts by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and its legislative program staff to work with and to educate members of Virginia’s General Assembly regarding the very probable unintended consequences of Senate Bill 549, it has beco...Read on...

Posted on: March 2, 2016

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Appeals to Governor to Veto Proffer Bill

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is appealing to Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to veto a bill passed by the General Assembly that would limit a locality’s ability to negotiate and accept proffers.

On Tuesday, the Board unanimously adopted a ...Read on...

Posted on: January 23, 2016

Top 4 Messages for Loudoun Residents During the Blizzard

Updated Sunday, January 24, 2016: All Loudoun County facilities are closed on Sunday, January 24, 2016.

Loudoun County officials continue to monitor the evolving weather and road conditions. All Loudoun County facilities are closed on Saturday, January...More...

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