Saturday May 18
Airport Police Officer Fatally Shot By Wife In Va.
An airport police officer is dead and his wife sits in jail. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says 52-year-old Steven Spradling was shot to death around 9 p.m. on Friday in the couple's Sterling, Va home.
Saturday May 18
Dulles Greenway's Drive for Charity Raises $268,942
The Dulles Greenway's 8th annual Drive For Charity Thursday raised more money than any previous year, tallying $268,942.85 that will be donated to local charities and a local scholarship program.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Washington Post
Frank Wolf joins opposition to North-South highway through Loudoun, Prince William
As a federal legislator, Wolf doesn't have a direct vote on the 45-mile road, which would begin with the existing Prince William Parkway at I-95 in Dumfries, then head north all the way to Route 7 in Ashburn.
One for the Dogs: Proposed Zoning Amendment Would Allow More Dog Parks
In response to the plight of communities stymied by county zoning, two members of the Loudoun Board of Supervisors will ask their colleagues Wednesday to consider amending the county's zoning ordinance to permit dog parks in Planned Development-Housing districts.
Silver Line: Board Moves Forward on TIFIA Loan
The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors moved towards submitting an application for a federal transportation loan Tuesday that could help the county and its partners pay for $1.9 billion of the Silver Line Metro project.
Dulles Greenway's Drive For Charity Set for May 16
Thursday's the day that paying tolls on the Dulles Greenway will have special meaning for local charities.
'Superbrains' to Take Over Herndon This Weekend
Herndon will be taken over by a swarm of "superbrains," as they call themselves, this weekend.
Tue May 14, 2013
Middleburg community developing charter in effort to save elementary school
Amid fear of closure, the Middleburg Elementary School PTO is investigating the possibility of converting to a charter school.
JBG's new vision for Reston Heights West
A perspective sketch of The JBG Cos.' Reston Heights West. The design has been completely rethought, and the Fairfax County Planning Commission is expected to offer its approval May 22.
The Washington Post
Development above the new Fairfax Metro stations: Should preparation begin now?
An architect's rendition of what a mixed-use development might look like atop a Silver Line Metro station in the middle of the Dulles Toll Road.
A new Dulles district resident
Caitlin Elizabeth Letourneau, the newest addition to Loudoun County Supervisor Matt Letourneau's family, was born May 8 at 1:38 p.m. Caitlin Elizabeth weighed six pounds, 11 ounces at birth and joins six-year-old Patrick, four-year-old Emily and soon-to-be two-year-old Brendan in Matt and Margaret Letourneau's Loudoun Valley Estates home.
Sun May 12, 2013
ArtNight at Fairfax SpringHill Suites Hotel
The Fairfax Marriott SpringHill Suites Hotel by Marriott at Fair Oaks will present a night of creativity, inspiration, music and networking for the local community.
Conviction in Heroin Smuggling Case Mean 15 Years
A Loudoun jury recently convicted Sulemana Ali of possession with intent to distribute heroin and transporting a controlled substance into Virginia, according to the Loudoun Commonwealth Attorney's Office.
Fri May 10, 2013
Dulles Town Center Begins Work on Movie Theater
Lerner Enterprises, the developer of the Dulles Town Center, has announced plans for a 2,000-seat, 10-theater movie complex at the mall to be called the Regal Dulles Town Center Stadium 10 & RPX Theaters.
Thu May 09, 2013
Greenwaya s a Drive for Charitya scheduled for May 16
The Dulles Greenway will hold its annual Drive for Charity next Thursday, May 16, and the toll road operator will officially kick-off the campaign today at noon at Clyde's Willow Creek Farm restaurant in Ashburn.
Loudoun jury recommends 15 years in prison for heroin smuggler
A Loudoun County jury on April 30 found a Ghana man guilty of drug-related charges after he was caught at Dulles Airport with nearly three pounds of heroin in the lining of his stomach.
Air Line Pilot
ALPA News Release
The Air Line Pilots Association, Int'l recognized FedEx Express Capt. John Kohne with its annual Pilot Assistance Award for his many years of exemplary service in building and maintaining pilot assistance programs at his airline and many other ALPA pilot groups.
When seconds count
Times-Mirror Staff Photo/Beverly Denny PHI Air Medical pilot Brian Gubesch , flight paramedic Mark Shiflett and flight nurse Melody Meehan are always ready to take off in their helicopter for a rescue during their 12- or 24-hour shifts at Leesburg Executive Airport.
Wed May 08, 2013
Growth highlighted at John Marshall economic summit
If the economy is recovering slowly, you can't tell from the number of projects underway in Loudoun.
Waste in DC: Keeping up with rapid population growth
If you have ever flushed a toilet in Washington, this story probably affects you, even though you never knew it.