• Fire, Exploding Acetylene Gas Cylinders Damage Monroe Technology Center

    Fire, Exploding Acetylene Gas Cylinders Damage Monroe Technology Center0

    School district officials say classes will continue as scheduled Monday after a fire caused an estimated $50,000 damage at Monroe Technology Center in Leesburg. The Loudoun County Emergency Communication Center began receiving 9-1-1 calls just after midnight Sunday (Jan. 21) about a fire at the building on Children’s Center Road in Leesburg. Fire and rescue

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  • Sticker Shock: The Cost of College

    Sticker Shock: The Cost of College0

    Each year, high school seniors begin the search and enrollment process of getting into college. Even in Loudoun, with its high median household income, sticker shock for parents is still apparent. The average cost of tuition and fees at four-year colleges in Virginia increased about 2 percent this year to $12,820 from 2016-17, according to

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  • Loudoun Education: Estimated $1.2 Billion for 2019

    Loudoun Education: Estimated $1.2 Billion for 20190

    As the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors tackles the fiscal 2019 budget, some are questioning why an 8 percent increase is needed for the school district when student enrollment only rose by about 2 percent this year. That query and more will be debated in the coming weeks. The Loudoun County School Board’s $1.2 billion

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