• Local Group Presses Comstock, Republicans over Healthcare

    Local Group Presses Comstock, Republicans over Healthcare

    Indivisible Lovettsville 20180 co-founder Kris Counsaul questions staff from congresswoman Barbara Comstock’s office about her support for Affordable Care Act repeal. Eden Reck, a 10-year-old resident of Lovettsville, suffers from a rare glycogen storage disease and is a beneficiary of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Her mother fears a repeal of the law will risk her

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  • Loudoun Celebrates Martin Luther King’s Life and Legacy

    Loudoun Celebrates Martin Luther King’s Life and Legacy

    For the 25th year, Loudoun County residents marched in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 16. King was the nation’s leading civil rights leader of his time, and was assassinated in 1968. To commemorate King’s life and legacy, and the national holiday, about 200 people assembled at the old county courthouse in Leesburg for an invocation by Rabbi Amy Sappowith and

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  • World Class Ice Sculptors Compete at Leesburg Winter Ice Festival

    World Class Ice Sculptors Compete at Leesburg Winter Ice Festival

    The Village of Leesburg hosted the fourth annual Winter Ice Festival Jan. 14, featuring eight world-class ice carvers as part of the Annual Mega Block Ice Carving Competition. Baltimore-based Ice Lab Ice Sculptures designed the event’s signature piece for the fourth year in a row. The competition began at 9 a.m. and went until 5 p.m., when the

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  • To the Editor: INMED Helps At-Risk, Homeless

    To the Editor: INMED Helps At-Risk, Homeless

    Thank you for the excellent article on homelessness in Loudoun County by Veronike Collazo in your January 12 issue. It is truly an under-served population here in the richest county of the nation, and we can do better. I wanted to also make you aware that INMED Partnerships for Children has been serving homeless and low-income children and

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  • The Many Faces of Homelessness

    The Many Faces of Homelessness

    Donna Fortier sits at the front desk of the Mobile Hope office with volunteers. Loudoun County and non-profits strive to meet growing, differentiated needs of those without a fixed night time address. The students in Kelli Surbella’s biology class at Potomac Falls High School had a take home assignment. Take a picture of a tree outside your home

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  • Loudoun Chamber Foundation Awards $10,000 to Local Nonprofits

    Loudoun Chamber Foundation Awards $10,000 to Local Nonprofits

    The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce announced that its foundation has selected five local nonprofit organizations serving Loudoun County to receive financial grants to support their work. The Loudoun Chamber Foundation has awarded $2,000 grants to Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington, Crossroads Jobs, Friends of Loudoun Mental Health, Mason Enterprise Center Loudoun and

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