Joseph Dill is a journalist with more than 25 years of experience as a reporter, editor, photographer and designer/ He has a bachelor's degree in journalism and psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
A recent Transportation Planning Board analysis presented by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments looked at trends in how people in the region travel, including riding Metro and transit, bicycling, walking, carpooling, and telecommuting. The research found that changing demographics, population growth, expanding non-auto travel options, and good planning are impacting how people get aroundREAD MORE
The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office is urging residents to use common sense and extreme caution during the Fourth of July holiday period. In 2015, hospital emergency rooms in the United States treated an estimated 11,900 people for fireworks-related injuries. Children 15 and younger accounted for more than one-quarter of those injuries. The safest wayREAD MORE
Verizon Wireless has been restored so Loudoun County and Northern Virginia residents can resume calling 9-1-1 for emergencies. Residents can also call non-emergency lines for the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office at 703-777-1021 or Loudoun County Fire and Rescue at 703-777-2222. Texting 9-1-1 should only be done by people who are unable to call for emergencyREAD MORE
Anthony Maurice Wigglesworth, 52, who was convicted in March of using a forged prescription in Loudoun County, received a four-year sentence June 19 in the Circuit Court of Loudoun County. The sentence, imposed by Judge J. Howe Brown Jr., was the mid-point of the Virginia Sentencing Guidelines recommendation. Wiggleworth pleaded guilty March 26 to oneREAD MORE