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Dominion to hold second round of venting in Loudoun on Oct. 3

Dominion Transmission will conduct a second round of venting at the Loudoun Compressor Station at Cove Point Lane in Leesburg on Monday, Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D-At-Large) announced in a statement today.

McAuliffe says he’s restored voting rights to 60,000

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe says he's restored voting and other civil rights to more than 60,000 felons since taking office.

Courtesy Photo/Town of Leesburg

A new day in Leesburg: Brown sworn in as police chief

Brown takes over at a time of intense racial tension across the nation stemming from police shootings and killings of unarmed black men.

MWAA and United Airlines sign long-term lease at Dulles

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and United Airlines have agreed to sign an extension of the Airport Use Agreement and Premises Lease at Dulles International Airport through 2024, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced in a statement today.

Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall

Loudoun County chairwoman declines trip to London with Redskins

Loudoun County Chairwoman Phyllis Randall (D-At Large) says she turned down an invitation to fly with the Washington Redskins and accompany the team to events during their voyage to London for a week eight match-up with the Cincinnati Bengals.

View of Short Hill Mountain site from Lovettsville.Times-Mirror/Sydney Kashiwagi

AT&T asks county to hide documents, permits for Short Hill site

Nearly three months ago, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted to overturn a controversial commission permit that would have given the green light to telecom giant AT&T to expand a so-called telephone transmission utility substation on top of Short Hill Mountain in western Loudoun.

Crescent Parke déjà vu in Leesburg

“A recision can be done on any motion or order where irretrievable actions or decisions have not been taken,” Mayor David Butler said. “The proffers are changed enough that I think it’s blindingly obvious that we make a hearing.”

Times-Mirror/Beverly Denny

Loudoun School Board addresses supervisors’ artificial field testing vote

Earlier this month a Loudoun supervisor publicly alleged the School Board gave an exuberant price tag for completing testing on potentially harmful crumb rubber fields as a means to avoid the study altogether. School Board member Jill Turgeon (Blue Ridge) brought up the "concerning" comments at a meeting last night.

Planning Commission warns supervisors of ‘unsolicited’ changes to applications after its review

The Planning Commission agreed Sept. 27 to send a letter to the Board of Supervisors asking them to consider sending back to them at least three rezoning applications related to One Loudoun’s expansion plans.

Loudoun supervisors, School Board discuss Comprehensive Plan strategies

Members of the Loudoun Board of Supervisors and the Loudoun County School Board last night discussed how they will work together to plan for new schools as a new comprehensive plan for the county is drafted.

Supervisors refuse to conduct $75,000 indoor sports facility study

The Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Sept. 22 to not conduct a $75,000 study on the feasibility and impact an indoor sports facility would have on Loudoun County.

Loudoun supervisors advance consideration on property tax relief for three nonprofits

Loudoun supervisors agreed Sept. 22 to advance consideration on property tax relief exemptions for three local nonprofits to a public hearing.

Loudoun supervisors approve $517K contract renewal for costly software system

The Board of Supervisors approved Thursday night a $517,495 contract renewal for the county’s Oracle enterprise resource planning (ERP) management system that keeps track of taxes, assessments and human resources.

Loudoun supervisors delay decision amending county’s noise standards

Supervisors agreed on Thursday to delay consideration on amending the county’s noise standards to revise the county’s outdated guidelines.

Process, growth at heart of Leesburg Town Council debate

Some candidates called for a change in the way Leesburg Town Council carries out the vision for the town as the incumbents defended the governing body's track record during a Thursday night forum hosted by the League of Women Voters.
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