• FEMA Supports Local Volunteer Fire Recruitment

    FEMA Supports Local Volunteer Fire Recruitment0

    The Ashburn Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department has received a large grant through the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help support the department’s recruitment efforts. In a joint announcement Sept. 1, Sen. Mark R. Warner (D-Virginia) and Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) announced the department will receive $240,793. The funding will be awarded through FEMA’s Staffing for Adequate Fire and

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  • Leesburg Sinking: $3M Sinkhole Expense To County

    Leesburg Sinking: $3M Sinkhole Expense To County0

    Fixing a couple of sinkholes and trying to strengthen the area around a planned parking garage so additional degradation doesn’t occur is costing Loudoun County taxpayers about $3 million. Some wonder if the county is tossing away money. “I’m really afraid that we are getting ourselves to an old-fashioned boondoggle, as far as throwing our

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  • Early Voting, Voter Registration: Places, Times

    Early Voting, Voter Registration: Places, Times0

    The Loudoun County Office of Elections has several on-site voter registration events planned for the month of September in advance of the Nov. 7 General Election. The main race Nov. 7 is the state’s gubernatorial election. In addition, all of Virginia’s House of Delegates seats are up for re-election. Primary elections for or the House of Delegates and the governor

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  • US Senator Meets With Loudoun Business and Community Leaders

    US Senator Meets With Loudoun Business and Community Leaders0

    United States Sen. Tim Kaine (center), met with business and community leaders Aug. 31 during a round-table discussion sponsored by the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce. With the federal budget set to expire Sept. 30, the words “government shutdown” have already been heard from the White House and Capitol Hill. Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Virginia) told a

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  • Youth Mental Health Awareness September 5th

    Youth Mental Health Awareness September 5th0

    The Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services and the Loudoun Community Services Board are teaming up to host a Youth Mental Health Community Event. The event is from 3 to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5, in the Dulles Conference Room of the Loudoun County Government Center at 1 Harrison St. SW in

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  • Chair Randall Welcomes New Chief of Staff

    Chair Randall Welcomes New Chief of Staff0

    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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