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  • Inova Loudoun Hospital: First in DC area to use facility dog

    Inova Loudoun Hospital: First in DC area to use facility dog

    Inova Loudoun Hospital announced it is expanding the hospital’s Child Life Team with a facility dog named Jeremiah. Jeremiah, a two-year golden retriever, will work primarily alongside the child life specialists in the pediatric ER and pediatric inpatient unit visiting the hospital’s youngest patients. “We are always looking for additional ways to improve our patients’

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  • Dulles Cars & Coffee: 500 Cars, Fundraising, Fun

    Dulles Cars & Coffee: 500 Cars, Fundraising, Fun

    At the corner of Route 50 and 606 near South Riding, in the Dulles Landing shopping center on any Sunday morning, as many as 500 hot rods, custom, modified and classic cars gather. Cars & Coffee, notable due to use of the mall’s Dunkin Donuts, is not just an event for car enthusiasts, it is

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  • DIY Projects Before Selling Your Home

    DIY Projects Before Selling Your Home

    If you’re looking to sell your home quickly and for more money, it’s essential to make popular areas of the house look appealing to potential buyers. Fortunately, with a little DIY effort, you don’t have to invest in expensive home repairs or real estate-staging services. Consider these easy DIY projects that can help ensure your

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  • 9 Tips to Liking Your Spouse Again

    9 Tips to Liking Your Spouse Again

    Do you find yourself in a marriage where you love your spouse, but privately and deep down inside, you don’t necessarily like him or her very much anymore? If you answered “yes” know that you are not alone.  According to a study conducted by the National Opinion Research Center at the University of Chicago, just

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  • Fundraiser Helps Boulder Crest Retreat Continue Mission

    Fundraiser Helps Boulder Crest Retreat Continue Mission

    Nestled at the foot of Snicker’s Gap in the village of Bluemont, sits a facility like no other. Boulder Crest Retreat offers a respite to combat veterans and their families, who need a break from everyday stresses. On Aug. 19, community members gathered for a fundraising motorcycle ride to aid the nonprofit’s mission. Opened in

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  • Sterling Home Targeted with Anti-Semitic Graffiti

    Sterling Home Targeted with Anti-Semitic Graffiti

    A Sterling resident returned to their home around 1:30 p.m. Aug. 20 to find anti-semitic graffiti on their front door. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the event. The victim said they don’t know who spray painted their door and said they don’t have any issues with their neighbors, according to an LCSO release.

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  • Pets Help Keep Seniors Happier, Healthier

    Pets Help Keep Seniors Happier, Healthier

    French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Collette once said, “Our perfect companions never have fewer than four feet.” Pets provide meaningful social support for owners, and they can be especially beneficial for seniors. Ample research shows pet ownership delivers physical and mental health benefits for seniors, regardless of whether they’re living on their own or in a senior

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  • Chair Randall Welcomes New Chief of Staff

    Chair Randall Welcomes New Chief of Staff

    Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis Randall (D-At Large) has announced a new Chief of Staff, Bo Machayo. Prior to being appointed as Chief of Staff, Machayo was the Strategic Advisor of External Engagement at the U.S. African Development Foundation (USADF), a U.S. government agency dedicated to supporting African-led, African-driven development solutions via catalytic

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