• Higher Home Values = Rising Assessments and Higher Tax Bills in Loudoun

    Higher Home Values = Rising Assessments and Higher Tax Bills in Loudoun0

    While the Loudoun County tax rate may be declining, many homeowners could receive higher real estate property tax bills this spring due to rising assessments. The value of the county’s taxable real estate climbed 6.6 percent from a year ago to $77.7 billion, Revenue Commissioner Robert Wertz Jr. told the Board of Supervisors on Feb.

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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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