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School Board approves Theater Academy pilot at Heritage High
Students from Loudoun County Public School's theater and drama programs made quite an impression Feb. 25 during the school board's regularly scheduled public comment session.
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Video games offer hope for autistic children
Sawyer Whitely, who is autistic, holds the contoller as he plays selected games on a Microsoft X-box Kinect, at Steuart W. Weller Elementary School in Ashburn, Virginia, on February 21, 2014 It is a small but significant reaction that experts say shows how children with autism can benefit from playing some computer games.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Tour Of Silver Line Reston Station
In February, Metro authorities with the Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority released a statement that key criteria had not been met by Dulles Transit Partners , who submitted their notice of "substantial completion" to MWAA on Feb. 7. Until those issues are addressed, it creates a delay preventing full operational testing in metro locations ... (more)
Mack truck collision shuts down Ashburn roads
Several Roads in Ashburn were closed March 5 after a collision between a dump truck and pick-up truck.
Loudoun homeowners riding the assessment wave up
In 1999, Leesburg resident Vicky Payne bought a townhouse for $100,000 in cash. Boy, what a property-value ride she has been on since.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Loudoun School Board refuses to offer supervisors a a cut lista
Loudoun County supervisors were none too pleased to receive a letter yesterday from School Board Chairman Eric Hornberger telling them the School Board will not be responding to the supervisors' request more detailed information about the Loudoun County Public Schools adopted budget.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Androklis Polymenis Donates 1 Million NXT Coins to Brain Preservation Foundation
Ashburn, VA, February 28, 2014 -- -- The Brain Preservation Foundation has received a one million NXT coin donation from the digital currency entrepreneur Androklis Polymenis.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Snarchitect Draws Political Battle Lines Across NoVa
As the last few decades have taught us, Northern Virginia's influence in the politisphere - fueled largely by a constant influx of upwardly mobile workers, swelling affluence and issues-minded electorate - remains on the rise.
County Budget Public Hearing Saturday
Release: The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors' next public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2015 spending plan will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the Loudoun County Public Schools Administration Building, 21000 Education Court in Ashburn.
Snowy Owl Attack? Terrier Allegedly Plucked From Yard
Jack, a 6-year-old Jack Russell terrier, was recently the victim of a mystery assault - but owner Tracy Sheppard and her family believe the 15-pound pooch was the victim of a snowy owl attack.
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Jamaica much sought after destination at Washington DC Travel Show
Jamaica Tourist Board Business Development Manager for the Mid-Atlantic Region Victoria Harper-Rogers , presents an information kit on Jamaica to Anjie Kahot of Ashburn, Virginia, one of the consumers who visited the JTB booth at the Washington DC 10th annual travel and adventure show held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Centre on Sunday, ... (more)
Wed Feb 26, 2014
DuPont Fabros looking to further expand in Loudoun
Already a major data center player in Ashburn, DuPont Fabros filed a pre-submission conference request with the county Feb. 25 to discuss a new location for a data center on Smith Switch Rd. in Ashburn.
Global Capacity to expand to 5 new markets, deploys Overture's 6500 platform
Global Capacity is getting ready for its next wave of growth, with plans to extend its service reach into five new markets this year.
Lumos to add 200 wireless towers to fiber network in 2014
Lumos Networks is once again raising the bar for its fiber to the cell site strategy, announcing that it will connect about 200 more wireless tower sites to its fiber network this year.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Washington Post
What's going where in Loudoun County: Proposed and approved development projects
2. Grange At Willowsford, Section 5B, north of Route 50, west of Evergreen Mills Road off of Briarfield Lane.
The Washington Post
Loudoun supervisors and School Board members face a challenging budget process
At the first joint budget meeting between the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the county School Board on Tuesday, the stage was set for tense negotiations over the school system's adopted $949 million budget, a funding request that has drawn support from educators and parents but skepticism from county leaders.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Lodato 911 Call, Snow Time Lapse, Restaurant Mouse Droppings and Wawa Dreams
Patch has 31 sites in Virginia and Washington. Here are the top stories from around the region over the past week.
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Americans grapple with income inequality
In this Monday, Jan. 27, 2014 photo, Neal Breen, 21, works at the Ashburn Bagel & Sandwich Shop in Ashburn, Va.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Crime Reports: $2,400 Shoplifting Arrest, $12,000 in Pot and a Burglary Call Turns Into Heroin Arrest
The following notable calls were provided by the Leesburg Police Department's monthly crime report for January, 2014.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Saturday is National Margarita Day
Cinco de Mayo isn't the only day set aside to indulge in the ritual of enjoying a famous specialty cocktail.