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  • Pets Help Seniors: Happier, Healthier

    Pets Help 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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  • Sheriff’s Office Releases Video of Courthouse Confederate Statue Vandalism Suspects

    Sheriff’s Office Releases Video of Courthouse Confederate Statue Vandalism Suspects

    The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating vandalism to the Confederate statue on the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds in Leesburg. The statue was spray painted with graffiti that included obscene language on two sides of the statue’s concrete base. There was also spray paint on the statue itself, LCSO Public Information Officer Kraig Troxell said.

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  • A Guide To The 21st Century Relationship

    A Guide To The 21st Century Relationship

    The 10 Steps – A Guide to the 21st Century Relationship Over the years in my practice, I have worked with thousands of women. In those thousands of readings, the most commonly asked questions were about relationships. No matter how the session started, it always finished with questions about relationships. What follows over the coming

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  • INTERPOL, ICE Seek Help to Identify Suspect in Child Sex Abuse Case

    INTERPOL, ICE Seek Help to Identify Suspect in Child Sex Abuse Case

    INTERPOL Washington, the U.S. National Central Bureau (USNCB), and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) are urging the public to help identify an unknown suspect wanted for questioning in an unsolved case of child sexual abuse and exploitation. Investigators said they fear for the safety of a toddler experiencing ongoing sexual abuse.

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  • “There Will Never Be A Bridge Here”

    “There Will Never Be A Bridge Here”

    Approximately 600 vehicles on any given weekday and up to 1000 per day over the weekend use the historic White’s Ferry to cross the Potomac River from Loudoun County, VA into Montgomery County, Md., and back. Located three miles from Leesburg on Route 15, just shy of Farmer John’s Whitmore’s produce stand, is White’s Ferry

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  • Sterling Woman Sentenced for Poisoning Co-Workers

    Sterling Woman Sentenced for Poisoning Co-Workers

    A Sterling woman will serve three and a half years in prison for poisoning her co-workers. Mayda Edith Rivera Juarez, 33, appeared before Judge Jeanette A. Irby Aug. 15 in Loudoun County Circuit Court for sentencing on one count of adulteration of food with intent to injure or kill. Beginning in January 2016, Rivera Juarez’s

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  • Leesburg Pro-Confederate Statue Rally Cancelled

    Leesburg Pro-Confederate Statue Rally Cancelled

    The Sept. 16 rally in support of keeping the Confederate soldier statue on the Loudoun County Courthouse historic grounds has been cancelled Patriot News, which organized the “Save Our History” rally with III% United Patriots, made the announcement on the rally’s Facebook event page. The event had originally been scheduled for Aug. 12 before being

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