• Married at Work: Couples Find Challenges, Stronger Bond on the Job

    Married at Work: Couples Find Challenges, Stronger Bond on the Job0

    The pressures that impact couples can be magnified when they work in the same environment. But their relationships can also be strengthened. For Vanita and Neal Kumar, owners of Postal Connections near Route 7 and Belmont Ridge Drive in Lansdowne, working together makes them better appreciate each other’s capabilities. Vanita runs the business full-time, while

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  • Meals Tax Bills Defeated in State Legislature

    Meals Tax Bills Defeated in State Legislature0

    State legislation that would have allowed officials to add a county-wide tax on food bought in local restaurants without voter approval has been killed thanks in part to lobbying by business officials. Leesburg and other towns within the county already have meals taxes, which are collected in addition to the 6 percent sales tax. Leesburg,

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  • ECHO: ‘A hand up, not a hand out’

    ECHO: ‘A hand up, not a hand out’0

    About a decade ago, local resident Greg Masters suffered a stroke and other serious injuries as a result of a car accident. While he survived, Masters experienced prolonged difficulty with even the most basic of functions, from speaking to walking. Masters became aware of the Leesburg nonprofit ECHO, which stands for Every Citizen Has Opportunities. Since

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  • Loudoun Sending Delegation to Winter Olympics

    Loudoun Sending Delegation to Winter Olympics0

    Highlighting ties to Taekwondo and ice skating, Loudoun County will have a delegation of tourism, economic development and business officials at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. Members include Loudoun CEO Beth Erickson; Robert McCollar, business development manager of the county’s economic development department; Luiz Taifas, president of ION International Training Center; and Grandmaster

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  • IT Cadre: New Ashburn Headquarters, Open House and Ribbon Cutting

    IT Cadre: New Ashburn Headquarters, Open House and Ribbon Cutting0

    IT Cadre announces their new Ashburn headquarters, open house and ribbon cutting ceremony.  The newly built space is located in Loudoun Station at the future Ashburn Metro Station.  The expanded space, which was necessary to support continued growth, provides state of the art features including a new Customer Demo Center. The event will be held

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  • Oatlands Seeks New Executive Director

    Oatlands Seeks New Executive Director0

    The Oatlands Historic House and Gardens seeks a new executive director as Bonnie LePard recently left for a similar position at the Cultural Landscape Foundation in Washington, D.C. Matt Kraycinovich, director of development at the National Historic Landmark, became interim executive director in late January while the board conducts a national search. “Oatlands will miss

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