• Health Department Investigates Report of Illness at Sterling Chipotle

    Health Department Investigates Report of Illness at Sterling Chipotle0

    A Sterling Chipotle Mexican Grill has been closed since Monday after several customers reported getting sick after eating at the restaurant. The restaurant has reopened as the Loudoun County Health Department continues its investigation. On July 17, the LCHD was notified by the Chipotle at 21031 Tripleseven Road and by local medical providers of customers

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  • Loudoun 4-H Receives Grant from NRA Foundation

    Loudoun 4-H Receives Grant from NRA Foundation0

    The National Rifle Association Foundation has awarded the Loudoun County 4-H Shooting Education Program a grant of over $5,000 worth of equipment to provide county youth with the opportunity to learn shooting skills and compete. “We are very excited about our grant, and pleased that the NRA is making an investment in our youth and

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  • Decals, Raises and Taxes: What You Need to Know for This Week’s Board of Supervisors Meeting

    Decals, Raises and Taxes: What You Need to Know for This Week’s Board of Supervisors Meeting0

    Some big ticket items are going before the Board of Supervisors at its July 20 hearing, including a potential end to the county’s decal program. On July 11, the Finance/Government Operations and Economic Development Committee unanimously recommended the Board do away with the county decal and instead implement a $25 vehicle license fee requirement effective July

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  • DAAR Report: As Housing Demand and Prices Rise, Supply Remains Low

    DAAR Report: As Housing Demand and Prices Rise, Supply Remains Low0

    A recent housing update report released by the Dulles Area Association of Realtors echoes an earlier report pointing to a looming housing shortage in Loudoun. The George Mason University’s Center for Regional Analysis wrote the report, comparing market trends from June 2017 to those of the previous year. According to the report, after a few months

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  • Jury Recommends 132 Years for Serial Tire and Rim Thief

    Jury Recommends 132 Years for Serial Tire and Rim Thief0

    Following a three-day jury trial, Jason L. Brooks, 38, was found guilty of a series of tire and rim thefts that plagued Loudoun County last year. The Loudoun jury found Brooks guilty of six counts of grand larceny, six counts of larceny with intent to sell, three counts of destruction of property and three counts

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  • Sergeant Jackson, Are You For Real: Scammer Poses as LCSO Sergeant

    Sergeant Jackson, Are You For Real: Scammer Poses as LCSO Sergeant0

    Phone scams are common across the nation. In the past couple weeks, Loudoun residents may have received calls from people posing as Dominion Energy, threatening to cut the power off unless victims pay fake bills through money cards. This week, it’s the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. The victim received a call from a person identifying

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  • Route 7 Lane Closures at River Creek Parkway Announced for July 18

    Route 7 Lane Closures at River Creek Parkway Announced for July 180

    The right through lane and the beginning of the right exit lane of westbound Route 7 at River Creek Parkway will be closed 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. July 18 for slope repairs, according to the Virginia Department of Transportation. Commuters headed toward Leesburg will still be able to exit onto River Creek Parkway during the work,

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  • Cana Vineyards’s Natoli Wins Woman Winemaker of the Year

    Cana Vineyards’s Natoli Wins Woman Winemaker of the Year0

    Cana Vineyards of Middleburg winemaker Melanie Natoli was named “Woman Winemaker of the Year” at the 2017 International Women’s Wine Competition, making her the first Virginia winemaker to win in the history of the competition. Natoli shares the award with Aimee Sunseri of Nicheline Family Vineyards and New Clairvaux Vineyard in Napa Valley, California. Natoli’s

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  • County Fair to Bring Six Nights of Fun to Loudoun

    County Fair to Bring Six Nights of Fun to Loudoun0

    When Harrison Furlow, 18, went to the Loudoun County Fair for the first time six years ago, it would ignite a passion for agriculture that changed his life. “It was a really important event in my life,” Furlow said. “People consistently enjoy themselves there, just getting a glimpse of our county’s agricultural history and people

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