• Two Potomac Falls Students Charged with Xanax Distribution on School Grounds

    Two Potomac Falls Students Charged with Xanax Distribution on School Grounds0

    Two 16-year-old students from Potomac Falls High School were charged Friday with distribution of a schedule IV narcotic on school property. The charges stem from an incident last month where several students were discovered to have shared drinks containing Alprazolam, commonly referred to as Xanax, during class at nearby River Bend Middle School. On April

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  • Law Enforcement Leaders Offer Advice on Police-Civilian Interactions

    Law Enforcement Leaders Offer Advice on Police-Civilian Interactions0

    Headlines of young black people being shot by police have dominated news outlets across the nation for years. In an attempt to address some of the fear and misunderstanding between law enforcement and the black community, the Loudoun NAACP Legal Redress Committee hosted an event with several local law enforcement leaders on May 20. “I’ve

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  • LGBTQ Gun Policy Reform Group Endorses Northam

    LGBTQ Gun Policy Reform Group Endorses Northam0

    The Pride Fund, the nation’s only LGBTQ organization solely focused on gun policy reform, endorsed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ralph Northam May 22, less than a month before the primary election. The endorsement from the D.C.-based group, the incumbent Lt. Gov.’s latest among area liberal political leaders and policy organizations, is another opportunity for Northam’s camp to tout

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  • IS METRO GOOD BUSINESS FOR LOUDOUN?

    IS METRO GOOD BUSINESS FOR LOUDOUN?0

    Some cons and cons By John H. Hilton Well, this was predictable. Before the first ounce of concrete was poured at the sites of Loudoun’s Silver Line Metro infrastructure, I warned everyone with whom I spoke that Metro is in deep water and very soon we county taxpayers (one way or another) will be asked

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  • School Board Considers Fire and Rescue Facility, New Bus Schedule

    School Board Considers Fire and Rescue Facility, New Bus Schedule0

    Loudoun residents will have the opportunity to weigh in on a new Loudoun County Fire and Rescue facility on Loudoun County Public Schools-owned land at the next School Board meeting May 23. The Tuesday meeting will also be the public’s opportunity to weigh in on altered bus routes that if passed, will go into effect

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  • Wholistic Paws Opens Complementary Medicine Center in Ashburn

    Wholistic Paws Opens Complementary Medicine Center in Ashburn0

    While attending veterinary school at Virginia Tech, Dr. Krisi Erwin went to a weekend seminar for complementary medicine where visiting veterinarians talked about acupuncture, massage and herb therapy as a complement to conventional veterinary practices.  Combining the two is a holistic approach; considering your pet’s entire well-being and a mix of treatments, not just individual symptoms or

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