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Loudoun County Animal Services is hosting the fourth annual Home for the Holidays pet adoption event from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Dec. 8. Pets of all ages and types will be available for adoption at the Loudoun County Animal Shelter, 39820 Charles Town Pike in Waterford. Options range from 8-week-old kittens to an 18-yearREAD MORE
Loudoun County officials are alerting residents to the potential threat from an invasive inside species after the spotted lanternfly was spotted in nearby Frederick County. Officials are enlisting homeowners, gardeners, horticultural retailers, agricultural producers and others in a campaign to thwart the spread of the spotted lanternfly. The invasive insect feeds on Ailanthus altissima (TreeREAD MORE
The Virginia Department of Transportation has announced that Evergreen Mills Road will be closed to through traffic between Shreveport Drive and Belmont Ridge Road until early March. According to VDOT, Evergreen Mills Road is closed for road realignment work being completed by the Brambleton developer. Emergency vehicles, school buses and those needing to access theREAD MORE
Claude Moore Park will be lit up for the holidays the next three Saturdays as part of Holiday in the Park light displays. The self-guided stroll down Vestals Gap Road in the park are scheduled from 5 to 7 p.m. on Dec. 8, 15 and 22. The park closes promptly at 7 p.m. Participants forREAD MORE