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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Loudoun Transportation Projects Funded in NVTA’s Adopted Six-Year Program

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Two Loudoun County transportation improvement projects intended to ease traffic congestion are among the projects included in the FY 2020-2025 Six-Year Program adopted by the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA) July 9, 2020. The Loudoun proj...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Loudoun Earns Achievement Award for Popular Annual Financial Report

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Loudoun County has again received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Popular Annual Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award is for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Citizens&rsqu...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Loudoun County Animal Services Hosts Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Pets July 17

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On Friday, July 17, 2020, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will host a free rabies vaccination event for pets. The clinic will take place at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park in the parking lot near Field 12 and will run from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 ...

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Posted on: July 8, 2020

Homelessness Continues to Decline in Region, Increases Slightly in Loudoun

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According to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Homelessness in Metropolitan Washington report, the number of persons experiencing homelessness in the region is the lowest it has been in 19 years. The number of persons experienc...

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Posted on: July 7, 2020

Loudoun Commuter Bus Service to Resume July 13 at Reduced Service Level

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Loudoun County Transit will resume Commuter Bus Service from Loudoun County to stops in and around Washington, D.C. on Monday, July 13, 2020. This follows Loudoun County’s move into Phase Three of the “Forward Virginia” reope...

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Posted on: July 6, 2020

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Input Meeting on Route 9 Safety and Operational Study

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on Route 9 in Virginia. The Route 9 public input meeting will be held Thursday, July 16, 2020, from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend the virtua...

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County News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

Loudoun and NVFS Administer Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program for Loudoun County Residents

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The Loudoun County government is working with Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS) to administer the Virginia Rent and Mortgage Relief Program (RMRP) for Loudoun County households experiencing financial instability due to COVID-19.  

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County News
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Testimony Overwhelmingly Opposes Toll Increases on Greenway

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The State Corporation Commission (SCC) held an electronic public hearing June 30, 2020, on the request by toll road operator TRIP II to increase toll rates on the Greenway toll road more than 30% over a 5-year period. Approximately 80 people registered to...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Increase in COVID-19 Cases Among Teens, Young Adults; Prompts Reminder to Follow Prevention Steps

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Over the past week, Loudoun County health officials have noticed an increase in the number of positive tests for the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 among residents in the age groups of 10 to 19 years and 20 to 29 years. 

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County News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Loudoun County Metro Connection Bus Routes to Resume July 6

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Loudoun County Transit will resume service for Metro Connection Bus Routes 990 and 992 on Monday, July 6, 2020. This comes as Loudoun County moves into Phase Three of the “Forward Virginia” reopening plan, which gradually eases restric...

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Posted on: June 29, 2020

Loudoun, Northern Virginia, to Enter Phase Three of ‘Reopening’ Plan July 1

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced last week that Virginia—including Loudoun County and the rest of Northern Virginia—will move into the third phase of the state’s gradual reopening on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.

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Posted on: June 25, 2020

Loudoun County Receives Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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Loudoun County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accou...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Shreve Mill Road Construction Complete; Road Open to Traffic

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Loudoun County officials report that construction on a portion of Shreve Mill Road from the Greenway to Evergreen Mills Road is now complete and open to all traffic. With the completion of the Shreve Mill Road realignment work, construction will now begin...

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Posted on: June 24, 2020

Loudoun County Public Library Reopens with Limited Services

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Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) reopened Wednesday, June 24, 2020, with limited services. All branches, with the exception of the Law Library, are open Monday-Thursday, 10:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m., and Friday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m. The Law Library...

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Next Loudoun Household Hazardous Waste Event is June 27 in South Riding

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The next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event is scheduled for Saturday, June 27, 2020, at Freedom High School, 25450 Riding Center Drive, South Riding, VA 20152, from 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.  

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Posted on: June 22, 2020

Six Things to Know about the June 23, 2020, Primary Election in Loudoun

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A primary election for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Senate will be held in Loudoun County Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Election officials remind voters of six key things to know ahead of the election.

1. Know When to VotePolls in Loudoun County will b...

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Posted on: June 18, 2020

Deadline Extended for Nonprofits and Faith-Based Organizations to Apply for CARES Act Funding

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Loudoun County has extended the deadline for eligible nonprofit and faith-based organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to apply for $2 million in grants. Due to the Juneteenth holiday June 19, 2020, the new deadline to apply is 5:00 p.m., Monday,...

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Posted on: June 16, 2020

Loudoun County Wins National Achievement Awards for Innovation

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Loudoun County has been recognized with several Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs in a number of categories that reflect the wide variety of services coun...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

State Corporation Commission Seeks Public Comment on Greenway Rate Hike Request

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Loudoun County residents and businesses who wish to offer comment on the Dulles Greenway’s proposed rate hike may do so by telephone during a State Corporation Commission (SCC) public hearing, which is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, ...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Utility Relocation Work Continues on Shreve Mill Road

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Due to unexpected delays in ongoing utility relocation work, and soil and groundwater issues, Loudoun County has delayed the reopening of a portion of Shreve Mill Road from the Greenway to Evergreen Mills Road to all traffic. Weather permitting and with n...

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Posted on: June 17, 2020

Loudoun County Government to Observe Juneteenth Holiday June 19

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Loudoun County government administrative offices will be closed Friday, June 19, 2020, in observance of Juneteenth; however, the Loudoun County Courthouse will be open.

The addition to the holiday schedule is in accordance with the county’s pract...

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Posted on: June 12, 2020

Election Officials Remind Voters of Absentee Voting Deadlines for June 23 Primary

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Loudoun County election officials remind voters that the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail for the June 23, 2020, Republican primary election for the U.S. Senate is June 16, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. 

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County News
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Loudoun, Northern Virginia, to Enter Phase Two of ‘Reopening’ Plan June 12

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Northern Virginia, including Loudoun County, will enter Phase Two of the “Forward Virginia” reopening plan Friday, June 12, 2020. Phase Two is the next step in gradually easing pub...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

New Courthouse Construction to Impact Church Street Area in Leesburg

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Beginning June 9, 2020, residents who drive or walk through the Town of Leesburg may notice an increase in construction activity along Church Street NE, near the site of the new Loudoun County Courthouse. 

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Loudoun Nonprofits & Faith-Based Organizations Encouraged to Apply for CARES Act Funding

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  • Note: The application deadline has been extended to June 22, 2020.

Loudoun County is allocating $2 million for eligible nonprofit and faith-based organizations affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The allocation is part of the federal funding made available ...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Loudoun County Officials Issue Water Safety Reminders

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The COVID-19 pandemic has delayed the opening of public pools and as a result, many residents may seek relief from the summer weather and recreation in naturally occurring waters, such as the Potomac River and area creeks and lakes. Loudoun County officia...

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Posted on: June 3, 2020

Augusta Drive Road Improvements Scheduled to Begin June 5, 2020

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Loudoun County announces that road improvements along Augusta Drive between Route 7 and Seneca Ridge Drive are scheduled to begin as early as Friday, June 5, 2020. The project will convert the existing four-lane road segment, into a two-lane segment with ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins June 25, 2020

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A free, 12-week, virtual program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services will help fathers build skills to become an even stronger dad. All fathers are welcome. 

Area fathers are invited to register for the National Fatherhoo...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Loudoun PRCS Athletic Fields Available for Limited Use; County Postpones Licensed Summer Camp Start

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As Loudoun County enters Phase One of the Forward Virginia reopening plan, the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is outlining a process for a limited use of the county’s athletic fields by the public. At the same time...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Face Coverings Required in Loudoun County Government Buildings

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Beginning Friday, May 29, 2020, anyone who is entering, exiting, traveling through, and spending time in a Loudoun County government facility will be required to wear a face covering to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus. Earlier this week, Gov...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Loudoun County Public Library Launches Curbside Pickup Service

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Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) launched Curbside Pickup on Monday, June , 2020. The contactless service allows customers to pick up items they have placed on hold outside at their local branch. Customers will receive notifications by email, text or ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Loudoun Election Officials Issue Reminders to Voters in June 4 Elections

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Loudoun County election officials have several reminders for voters in the towns of Lovettsville, Middleburg and Purcellville ahead of the municipal elections Thursday, June 4, 2020. 

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Loudoun County to Hold Free COVID-19 Testing for All Ages June 1, 2020

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Loudoun County has scheduled a second round of free, drive-through testing for COVID-19 at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park in Leesburg, Monday, June 1, 2020, beginning at 10:00 a.m.  Testing will end when the site reaches capacity or by 6:00 p.m. A...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Process for Temporary Permit for Loudoun Food & Beverage Establishments to Add Outdoor Seating

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As the region prepares for easing restrictions put in place in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Loudoun County is outlining the process for temporary approval for restaurants and other food and beverage establishments that want to add or expand their ou...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Loudoun County Spearheads COVID-19 Testing Task Force

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Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet has organized a COVID-19 Testing Task Force to help facilitate the availability of more COVID-19 testing in the community.

The task force consists of community health partners, including representatives of Hospita...

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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Loudoun County Sells Lease Revenue Bonds at Favorable Interest Rate

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Loudoun County has sold $267.3 million in lease revenue bonds through the Economic Development Authority at a favorable interest rate of 1.79 percent. Thursday’s bond sale included a refunding of the outstanding Transportation Infrastructure Fin...

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Posted on: May 28, 2020

Loudoun County Flag to Fly at Full Staff as Phase One of Reopening Begins

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Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis J. Randall’s order to lower the Loudoun County flag to half-staff at county facilities in honor of COVID-19 victims will end at 11:59 tonight, Thursday, May 28, 2020. This coincides with the end of Phase Zero a...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

First Half Real Property Tax Deadline is June 5, 2020

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the first half real property tax is June 5, 2020. 

Payments postmarked after June 5, 2020, will incur a 10 percent late payment penalty.  Additi...

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Posted on: May 27, 2020

Change of Location for Joint Supervisors/School Board Committee Meeting June 1

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The June 1, 2020, meeting of the Joint Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and School Board Committee will be held in the Board Room of the Loudoun County Government Center in Leesburg. This is a change from the meeting’s advertised location of ...

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Posted on: May 22, 2020

Loudoun County Sells Bonds at Favorable Interest Rates

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Loudoun County has completed a major bond sale with proceeds from the sale of general obligation (GO) bonds to be used for capital projects for the general county government and Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS). In advance of the sales, the nation&...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Loudoun County Launches New COVID-19 Data Dashboards

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Loudoun County’s Office of Mapping and Geographic Information has updated its COVID-19 page in the county’s GeoHub to include interactive dashboards that illustrate key metrics important for decision-making regarding the region&rsq...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Loudoun County Expands Rent Assistance Program

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The Loudoun County government has expanded its rent assistance program for Loudoun County households economically impacted by COVID-19. 

The Board of Supervisors has approved re-allocating $480,000 in Community Development Block Grant funds to exp...

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Posted on: May 14, 2020

Loudoun County Initiates COVID-19 Impact Fund Project

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On May 13, 2020, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved the COVID-19 Impact Fund program, which will provide funding for eligible nonprofit organizations to address the needs of low- to moderate-income households.

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

Bond Rating Agencies Reaffirm Loudoun’s Triple-A Rating

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The nation’s top bond rating agencies have again affirmed Loudoun County’s AAA rating on its general obligation bonds, noting the county’s robust economy, the size and diversity of its tax base, growth potential and strong ma...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

One-Day COVID-19 Testing Site in Loudoun is Now Closed

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The one-day COVID-19 testing site at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park in Loudoun County is now closed. The site reached capacity prior to the advertised closing time of 6:00 p.m. Any vehicles beyond the cut-off point or that arrive between 2:30 and 6:00 p.m....

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Board of Supervisors Chair Randall to Deliver Virtual State of the County Address May 20

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Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis J. Randall is scheduled to deliver her annual State of the County address Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. 

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the address will only be available for viewing online ...

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Posted on: May 18, 2020

Loudoun County Hosts Free COVID-19 Testing for All Ages May 20, 2020

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Loudoun County will host free, drive-through testing for COVID-19 at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park, 42405 Claudia Drive in Leesburg, Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. The testing is open to all and will occur rain or shine. 

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Two Loudoun Courts Reopening on Limited Basis Monday, May 18

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Beginning Monday, May 18, 2020, the Loudoun County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court and General District Court will resume hearing non-emergency matters in person.

The two Loudoun courts are reopening on a limited basis to handle cases that h...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Loudoun Election Officials Issue Reminders to Voters in May 19 Elections

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Loudoun County election officials have issued some reminders to voters ahead of the Tuesday, May 19, 2020, elections in the towns of Hamilton and Round Hill. 

Absentee Voting

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Governor Delays Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions for Northern Virginia

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued Executive Order 62 today, May 12, 2020, which delays the easing of some public health restrictions in Northern Virginia for an additional two weeks. As a result, Loudoun County and the other Northern Virginia jurisdi...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Sterling Man Charged With Animal Cruelty in Loudoun County

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A Sterling man is facing a charge of animal cruelty in the beating of a puppy earlier this month. On May 4, 2020, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) received a call from an individual who reported seeing a husky-type puppy being beaten with a chain lea...

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Posted on: May 12, 2020

Northern Virginia Housing Expo Reimagined as Virtual Event for Month of June

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The 2020 Northern Virginia Housing Expo launches June 1, 2020, as a free, virtual event for the entire month of June. The event was originally scheduled for one day in April in Sterling, but was rescheduled and reimagined due to the COVID-19 pandemic.&...

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Posted on: May 10, 2020

Northern Virginia Localities Urge Governor to Set Regional Targets for Reopening

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The chief elected officials of the five largest localities in Northern Virginia have sent a letter to Governor Northam, supporting his “Forward Virginia” reopening plan in general but urging him to implement it for the region only once...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Loudoun County Households to Receive COVID-19 Postcard on Continuing Steps to Slow the Spread

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Every household in Loudoun County, including those in the incorporated towns, will be receiving important COVID-19 information by mail in the next few days. The county encourages residents to look for a postcard from Loudoun County in the mail, read it, a...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Absentee Voting Now Underway for Upcoming Elections in Loudoun County

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Absentee voting is now underway in Loudoun County for upcoming elections in May and June.  All voters may choose the reason “2A-My disability or illness” for absentee voting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Voters may apply for a...

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Posted on: May 6, 2020

Loudoun County Animal Services Seeking Information on Third Cat Shooting in Recent Weeks

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Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) is conducting an investigation into the shooting of a cat in the area of Tavernsprings Court in Ashburn on May 5, 2020, between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. The cat is currently undergoing treatment for its i...

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Posted on: May 4, 2020

Loudoun Continues to Seek Monetary Donations for Personal Protective Equipment

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Loudoun County is renewing its call for monetary donations to be used to purchase personal protective equipment (PPE) that can be distributed to long-term care facilities and other health care providers facing a critical need for PPE. Monetary donations a...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Loudoun County Public Library Printing Face Shields for Health Workers and First Responders

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Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) is assisting front-line health workers and first responders in the county by manufacturing face shields using 3D printers. These face shields will be distributed through the county’s Emergency Operations Cent...

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Loudoun Accepting Applications for Affordable Multi-Family Housing Loans

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Loudoun County’s Affordable Multi-Family Housing Loan Program is now accepting applications. For-profit and nonprofit affordable housing developers are eligible to apply for loans for the development of long-term, affordable multi-family rental ...

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Posted on: May 5, 2020

Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville Elections Moved to June; Hamilton, Round Hill Set for May 19

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The Supreme Court of Virginia has granted the requests of the towns of Lovettsville, Middleburg and Purcellville to move their municipal elections to Thursday, June 4, 2020, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, the towns of Hamilton an...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Loudoun Election Officials Remind Voters of Absentee Ballot, Safety Procedures for May 19 Elections

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Loudoun County election officials are reminding voters in the upcoming town elections May 19, 2020, of steps they can take to help ensure the safety of all voters and election officers during the elections in Hamilton, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellvil...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Loudoun Cancels May 30, 2020, Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

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The Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event originally scheduled for May 30, 2020, has been canceled in keeping with Governor Northam’s stay-at-home order and Loudoun County’s efforts to stem the spread of the c...

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Posted on: April 29, 2020

Loudoun County Announces New Financing Opportunity for First-Time Homebuyers

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Loudoun County announces the availability of $8 million provided by the Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) to help first-time homebuyers. The allocation of funding through the VHDA’s Sponsoring Partnerships and Revitalizing Communitie...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Town Elections in Loudoun Moved to May 19

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In response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has pushed back the date of municipal elections in the state by two weeks, from May 5, 2020, to May 19, 2020, and is encouraging voters to cast absentee ballots by mail. In Loud...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

Loudoun County Creates Residential Traffic Management Guide

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Loudoun County has created a Residential Traffic Management Guide, providing information about county programs to address community concerns relating to vehicular speed and safety on publicly-maintained roadways in residential areas.

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

Loudoun County Launches Spanish-Language Text Messages on COVID-19

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Loudoun County residents can now sign up to receive text messages in Spanish regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). To opt in for this service, text LCCOVIDESP to 888777.

The county is launching the new service to provide an additional, easy-to-use wa...

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Posted on: April 23, 2020

County to Accept Monetary Donations for Purchase of Personal Protective Equipment for Local Needs

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Loudoun County is facilitating the purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) for distribution to Loudoun-based health care providers and facilities in need as part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to accepting donations ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2020

Board Approves Nonprofit Human Service Grant Funding Awards for FY 2021

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its meeting on April 21, 2020. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that pr...

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Posted on: April 16, 2020

Comments Sought on Plan for Reducing Pollutants to Local Waterways

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Loudoun County is seeking public comments on a draft plan for reducing pollutants entering specific local streams: Bull Run, Goose Creek and Sugarland Run. 

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Loudoun Publishes Guide to Stop the Spread of COVID-19; Urges Residents to Self-Monitor

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Loudoun County encourages members of the public to remain vigilant in taking the necessary steps to care of yourself, your families and others in the community as the virus that causes COVID-19 continues to spread throughout our region. 

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Posted on: April 15, 2020

Loudoun County Allocates Funding for Emergency Food Assistance Programs

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Loudoun County is allocating $150,000 for emergency food assistance programs in response to the increased need caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Board of Supervisors approved the funding to help local food assistance providers that serve Loudoun indivi...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Loudoun Officials Lower County Flag in Honor of COVID-19 Victims

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Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis J. Randall has ordered the Loudoun County flag lowered to half-staff at county facilities in honor of Loudoun residents who have died of COVID-19 and in recognition of the many essential workers who are responding to the...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Paper Census Forms Arriving in the Mail This Week for Some Loudoun Households

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Loudoun County households that have not yet responded to the 2020 census will be receiving paper questionnaires through the mail this week. Reply envelopes with paid postage also will be included. Some households will receive questionnaires in both Englis...

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Posted on: April 14, 2020

Loudoun County Opens Second Drop-Off Location for Donations of Personal Protective Equipment

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As part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Loudoun County is opening a second location for residents and businesses to drop off donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) for distribution to Loudoun-based health care providers and fac...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Loudoun Establishes Rental Assistance Program in Response to COVID-19

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The Loudoun County government has established a limited rental assistance program for Loudoun County households economically impacted by COVID-19. 

The Board of Supervisors has approved re-allocating $200,000 from the Eastern Loudoun County Home R...

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Posted on: April 13, 2020

Loudoun County Animal Services Seeking Information on Shooting of Cat

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Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) is seeking information in connection with the shooting of a cat off Vannes Court in Hamilton on Wednesday, April 8, 2020. A firearm discharge was heard at approximately 4:00 p.m., immediately before the owners discove...

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Posted on: April 10, 2020

Loudoun Installs Wi-Fi Hot Spots to Help Western Loudoun Residents During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Loudoun County is offering new Wi-Fi hot spots for residents in western Loudoun. The county has worked to amplify the Loudoun County Public Library’s Wi-Fi signal so that it is available to access in the parking lots immediately adjacent to the ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Loudoun Officials Address Concerns about Animals and COVID-19

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Loudoun County officials are offering advice to residents concerning interactions with animals during the COVID-19 pandemic. While there is no evidence that pets or livestock can transmit the virus to people, researchers are investigating whether animals ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2020

Loudoun Domestic Abuse Response Team Reaches Out to Help During COVID-19

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Avoiding public spaces and working remotely can help reduce the spread of COVID-19, but for many survivors, staying home may not be the safest option.

"People who are surviving violence in their relationships and families may be experiencing increased...

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Posted on: April 8, 2020

Loudoun County Opposes Greenway Rate Hike Request; Asks for Extension to Respond

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Loudoun County is asking the Virginia State Corporation Commission to extend the hearing date for the rate hike request by the owners of the Dulles Greenway, a rate hike request the county strongly opposes. Loudoun County has filed a request with the Stat...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Board of Supervisors Adopts FY 2021 Budget; Lowers Tax Rate by One Cent

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a budget totaling approximately $3.0 billion in total appropriations for the general county government and school system for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021. The adopted budget includes a real property tax rate o...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Board of Supervisors and Coalition of Loudoun Towns Issue Joint Letter to the Community

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Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the mayors of Loudoun County’s seven incorporated towns have joined together to send words of encouragement and support to the community amid the COVID-19 pandemic. In a letter to the commun...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Planning Commission Holds Public Hearing April 9; Public Encouraged to Participate Remotely

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The Loudoun County Planning Commission’s April 9, 2020, public hearing is being conducted as an ‘electronic meeting’ under the Emergency Ordinance adopted by the Board of Supervisors March 25, 2020. 

Members of the pu...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Meets April 7; Public Encouraged to Participate Remotely

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors’ April 7, 2020 business meeting is being conducted as an ‘electronic meeting’ under the Emergency Ordinance adopted by the Board March 25, 2020. The meeting begins at 5:00 p.m.

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Loudoun Residents Prove Generous in Donating Personal Protective Equipment; Need Continues

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Loudoun County residents have responded generously to the county government’s call for donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) for distribution to Loudoun-based health care providers and facilities in need. Since the county began accept...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Loudoun Courthouse Construction Begins April 6; All Parking Directed to Pennington Garage and Lot

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As construction of the new Loudoun County District Courthouse begins on Monday, April 6, 2020, all parking for the courthouse in downtown Leesburg will be directed to the Pennington Garage and Pennington Lot. The lot and garage are located approximately t...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Loudoun County Urges Residents to Delay Putting Out Yard Waste for Pickup

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To prevent overwhelming the waste collection and disposal operations in the county, Loudoun County officials are asking residents to reduce yard waste during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Some trash haulers have recently notified customers that they ma...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

New Customer Service Hours and Procedures for Loudoun Clerk of Circuit Court Effective April 6

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The Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court is modifying the delivery of essential services in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19). In an effort to reduce citizen visits to the Loudoun County courts complex in Leesburg, limit the number of people in ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2020

Loudoun County Creates Interactive Maps to Help Loudoun Residents and Businesses During Pandemic

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One map features restaurants and retail businesses with takeout, curbside or delivery options. “Our goal right now is to support businesses in any way possible, including highlighting those that are still open and using innovative marketing, pro...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Loudoun Cancels April 25 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event

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The Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event, originally scheduled for April 25, 2020, has been canceled in keeping with Governor Northam’s stay-at-home order and Loudoun County’s efforts to stem the spread of th...

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

Loudoun Schedules Shreve Mill Road Closure for April 20

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Due to weather conditions, Loudoun County has delayed the closure of a portion of Shreve Mill Road from the Greenway to Evergreen Mills Road to all traffic, including emergency vehicles, for a duration of approximately three weeks to reconstruct the road....

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Posted on: April 1, 2020

April 1, 2020, is Census Day: Residents Encouraged to Respond to Census Now

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Every 10 years, the U.S. Census Bureau conducts a census to count every resident in the United States. April 1, 2020, is designated Census Day, a day that determines who is counted and a day when residents are encouraged to take ten minutes to complete th...

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Loudoun County Announces Additional Transit System Reductions Beginning April 2

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Due to ridership declines as a result of the ongoing efforts to slow the spread of COVID-19 and the governor’s directives for Virginians to stay home, Loudoun County Transit is making the following changes to the Local Fixed Route Service:

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Posted on: March 31, 2020

Joint Statement from the Chief Elected Officials of the National Capital Region on COVID-19 Pandemic

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Maryland Governor Larry Hogan, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam and District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser issued Stay-at-Home orders yesterday for their respective jurisdictions. Today, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis J. Randall joins ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2020

Loudoun County Discontinues Face-to-Face Services on Upper Floors of Government Center

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Effective immediately, Loudoun County will discontinue in-person services provided on floors 2 through 5 at the Loudoun County Government Center, located at 1 Harrison Street SE in Leesburg, except by appointment only. Essential services will continue to ...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Loudoun County Reminds Residents that Park Features and School Campuses are Closed

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With warmer weather in the forecast, Loudoun County officials are reminding residents that public school campuses and facilities, and features at Loudoun County parks, such as playgrounds, athletic fields and courts, remain closed.  

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Temporary Closure of Part of Shreve Mill Road Set for April 1

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  • Note: The scheduled closure has been delayed until April 20, 2020. Read more here.

On April 1, 2020, weather permitting, Loudoun County will close a portion of Shreve Mill Road from the Dulles Greenway to Evergreen Mills Road to all traffic, inclu...

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

Loudoun County Accepting Donations of Personal Protective Equipment for Distribution

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As part of the ongoing response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Loudoun County is accepting donations of personal protective equipment (PPE) and will distribute the supplies to Loudoun-based health care providers and facilities in need.

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Loudoun County Health Department Reports First COVID-19 Death

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The Loudoun County Health Department is reporting its first death of a hospitalized patient who previously tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19. The patient was a woman in her 70s whose close contacts were previously investigated. The cause ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Intermittent East Market Street Lane Closures Beginning March 30 in Leesburg

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In preparation for the start of construction of the new Loudoun County District Courthouse, Loudoun County will be upgrading an existing crosswalk at the intersection of East Market Street and Church Street in Leesburg. The improvements will accommodate a...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Loudoun Health Officials: First Coronavirus Testing is for Those Most at Risk

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As availability of testing for coronavirus begins to improve, Loudoun County health officials say it is important that these tests be available to those at highest risk of complications from infection and those essential to maintaining health care deliver...

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Posted on: March 25, 2020

Loudoun County Announces Transit System Changes Beginning March 30

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved changes to Loudoun County Transit service due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The Board approved adjustments to transit service and a waiver of fares during an emergency business meeting Wednesday. Th...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

Erin McLellan is New Assistant Loudoun County Administrator

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Erin McLellan has been appointed as an Assistant Loudoun County Administrator effective March 26, 2020, Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced Thursday. 

“Erin is a proven leader who for more than a decade has demonstrated ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

Loudoun County Details Local Impacts of Governor’s Executive Order Regarding COVID-19

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As of 11:59 p.m., Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in compliance with Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 53, Loudoun County businesses, schools and gatherings will be subject to restrictions intended to reduce the spread of the novel coro...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

Loudoun Board of Supervisors to Hold Emergency Business Meeting March 25

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will hold an emergency business meeting Wednesday, March 25, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. to address the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The items on the Board’s agenda are: 

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Posted on: March 21, 2020

Loudoun County Urges Community to Practice Social Distancing

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On Saturday, March 21, 2020, Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) informed the school community (PDF) that two additional LCPS staff members have tested positive for COVID-19. As of today, the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) reports 14 cases of COVID-...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Loudoun Clerk of Circuit Court Implements More Social Distancing Protocols

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Effective Monday, March 23, 2020, the Loudoun Clerk of the Circuit Court will offer new ways to deliver court filings and land records documents. The new practices are part of an effort to reduce citizen visits to the courts complex in Leesburg, limit the...

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Posted on: March 20, 2020

Loudoun Supervisors Approve Extension of Personal Property Tax Deadline to June 5

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a recommendation from Treasurer H. Roger Zurn to move the personal property tax deadline from May 5 to June 5, 2020. 

“The Treasurer’s Office and the Board recognize that COV...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Loudoun County Urges Vigilant Social Distancing to Prevent Spread of COVID-19

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As of March 19, 2020, public health officials have noted evidence of community transmission of the COVID-19 coronavirus in parts of Northern Virginia. There have been no new positive cases of COVID-19 in Loudoun since the five cases previously announced.

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Northern Virginia Housing Expo Postponed

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The 10th Annual Northern Virginia Housing Expo, scheduled for Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Dominion High School in Sterling, has been postponed. 

The event is expected to be rescheduled for the fall. Once a new date is ...

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Posted on: March 19, 2020

Social Distancing Measures in Place for In-Person Absentee Voting for Town Elections in Loudoun

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Loudoun County election officials remind voters in the Towns of Hamilton, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville and Round Hill that absentee voting for the May 5, 2020, town elections begins Friday, March 20, 2020. 

Recognizing the spread of coro...

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Posted on: March 18, 2020

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Endorses Initiation of Amendment to Kincora Plans

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has endorsed a collaboration between Loudoun County and the ownership of Kincora Village Center. During its March 17, 2020 meeting, the board voted to endorse initiating an amendment to the project’s curre...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

County to Institute Temporary Closures of Departments to Implement Social Distancing Protocols

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As part of an effort to mitigate the impact of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the county, Loudoun County employees are implementing social distancing measures in all offices. To plan, train and implement social distancing protocols, some Loudoun C...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Route 15 South Public Meetings Scheduled for March Canceled

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.Loudoun County is canceling the two Route 15 South public meetings originally scheduled for Wednesday, March 25, and Saturday, March 28, 2020. The public will be notified once the meetings are rescheduled. 

Loudoun County is seeking community inp...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Loudoun County Declares Local Emergency in Response to COVID-19

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Loudoun County has declared a local emergency in response to the continued spread of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet issued a declaration of local emergency Monday, March 16, 2020, with the concurrence of Bo...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Loudoun Clerk of Circuit Court Expands Remote Services

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In an effort to reduce the number of citizen visits to the Loudoun County courts complex in Leesburg and promote social distancing as recommended by health officials, the Clerk of the Circuit Court is expanding remote access services to Loudoun residents ...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Commissioner of the Revenue Extends Filing Deadline for Tax Relief Program Renewals

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. has extended the deadline for filing 2020 Tax Relief for the Elderly and Disabled renewal forms to June 1, 2020.  Local ordinance provides authorization for the Commissioner of the Re...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Loudoun County Courthouse Construction to Begin April 6; Will Impact Parking

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Construction on the new Loudoun County District Courthouse in downtown Leesburg is scheduled to begin Monday, April 6, 2020. As a result, there will be changes to the current parking areas utilized by those who work and do business at the courthouse.&...

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Posted on: March 17, 2020

Nomination Period Extended to April 10 for Signatures of Loudoun Design Awards Program

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The Loudoun County Design Cabinet is extending the nomination period for the 2020 Signatures of Loudoun Awards program. 

The nomination period is now open through April 10, 2020.

For more information, and to nominate a favorite Loudoun building, pr...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Recreation and Community Centers and Libraries Closed Beginning Monday, March 16

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Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, all Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) programs are canceled and facilities are closed through at least April 1, 2020. County parks will remain open for self-directed trail and le...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Loudoun County Adult Day Centers Closing

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Loudoun County is modifying its announcement on Saturday, March 14, 2020, regarding operation of the Adult Day Centers by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services. 

Loudoun County has determined that the Adult Day Care program ca...

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Posted on: March 15, 2020

Board of Supervisors’ March 16 Budget Work Session Canceled

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors’ work session on the proposed Fiscal Year 2021 budget scheduled for Monday, March 16, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. has been canceled. 

The Board is scheduled to hold what is expected to be its final work ses...

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

Loudoun Tourism Grant Application for Fiscal Year 2021 is Online

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Loudoun County’s annual Tourism Grant process is underway with the posting of the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) grant application at loudoun.gov/TourismGrant. The grant program is designed to support local tourism initiatives and events that drive ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2020

Loudoun County Takes Steps to Limit Impact of COVID-19; Changes, Cancels Some Programs

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With three “presumptive positive” cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) confirmed in Loudoun, the Loudoun County government is taking steps to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 in the county, especially on the high-risk population...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Loudoun County Schedules News Conference March 14 for Updates on County Response to COVID-19

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Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and county officials will hold a news conference on Saturday, March 14, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. The news conference will be held at the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison St., SE in Leesburg. The pur...

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Posted on: March 13, 2020

Loudoun County Announces Third ‘Presumptive Positive’ Case of COVID-19

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The Loudoun County Health Department announced that a third resident of Loudoun County has tested “presumptive positive” for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). This individual is a male in his 30s who lives in Loudoun County. The Hea...

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Posted on: March 12, 2020

Loudoun County Announces Second ‘Presumptive Positive’ Case of COVID-19

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The Loudoun County Health Department announced that a second resident tested “presumptive positive” for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Additionally, there are two outstanding tests awaiting results from the state lab and an unkno...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Loudoun County Prepares for 2020 Census Launch

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The 2020 census opens Thursday, March 12, 2020, and all Loudoun County residents have the opportunity to participate.

“The 2020 census is a once-a-decade opportunity for every Loudoun resident to shape our county’s future and give their...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

County Continues to Provide Latest Information on Coronavirus Disease 2019

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Loudoun County continues to take steps to keep residents informed about the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

Loudoun County will host a live question-and-answer session about coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) with Loudoun County Health Depa...

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County News
Posted on: March 10, 2020

Loudoun County Announces First “Presumptive Positive” Case of COVID-19

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The Loudoun County Health Department announced that one resident tested “presumptive positive” for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). 

News Conference – March 10, 2020, at 1:30 p.m.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Board of Supervisors to Receive Coronavirus Briefing March 11

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will receive a briefing on the global coronavirus outbreak and the county’s preparedness and response efforts during a special meeting of the Board on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. The meeting wi...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Supervisor Letourneau Elected WMATA Board Principal Director

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Loudoun County Dulles District Supervisor Matthew F. Letourneau has been appointed to serve as a principal director of the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) by the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission (NVTC). He is the first me...

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County News
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Loudoun County Accepting Applications from Nonprofits for Property Tax Exemptions

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations seeking an exemption from Loudoun County real and/or personal property taxes for the 2021 tax year. The deadline to apply for the exempti...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Seats Available in Upcoming Loudoun Mental Health First Aid Class

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03-19-20 Update: These classes have been canceled. New dates will be posted here once available. 

Original News ReleaseThe Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services offers free Adult M...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Loudoun Seeks Public Input on Route 15 South

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03-17-20 Update: These meetings have been canceled. New dates will be posted here once available. 

Original News ReleaseLoudoun County is hosting meetings to gain input from the public on a 12-mile segment of Route 15 South betwe...

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Loudoun County Schedules Groundbreaking for Crosstrail Boulevard Project March 12, 2020

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the start of construction of the next segment of Crosstrail Boulevard, Thursday, March 12, 2020, at 11:00 am. The event will take place outside on the corner of Russell B...

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Posted on: February 26, 2020

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center to Host Open House March 12, 2020

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host an open house Thursday, March 12, 2020, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. at the center located on the first floor of the Shenandoah Building, 102 Heritage Way NE in Leesburg.  

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Loudoun Sponsors Training on Reversing Opioid Overdoses March 26

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03-19-20 Update: This class has been canceled. Once a new date is available, it will be posted here.

Original News ReleaseLoudoun County continues to host training sessions on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. The next REVIVE! se...

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Posted on: March 5, 2020

Loudoun County Hosts 10th Annual Northern Virginia Housing Expo April 4

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03-19-20 Update: The event has been postponed. A new date will be posted here once available. 

Original News ReleaseLoudoun County is partnering with First Home Alliance, the counties of Arlington and Prince William, the cities o...

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Posted on: March 2, 2020

Nominations Sought for Signatures of Loudoun Design Awards Program

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Is there a Loudoun building, public space, neighborhood or architectural detail you admire? The Loudoun County Design Cabinet is seeking nominations for the 2020 Signatures of Loudoun Awards program. All varieties of nominations are encouraged: private an...

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Posted on: February 25, 2020

Applications for Conservation Easement Assistance Now Accepted Year-Round in Loudoun County

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Loudoun County is now accepting applications for the Conservation Easement Assistance Program on a year-round basis. 

The grant program is designed to help protect historic, cultural and environmental resources by providing financial assistance to...

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Posted on: March 6, 2020

Loudoun Sponsors Training on Reversing Opioid Overdoses March 26

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Loudoun County continues to host training sessions on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. The next REVIVE! session is scheduled for Thursday, March 26, 2020, 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the offices of the Loudoun County Department of Men...

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Posted on: February 19, 2020

Metro Connection Bus Routes 901 and 902 Temporarily Moving to Ballston

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Loudoun County Transit is temporarily moving Metro Connection Bus Routes 901 and 902 from the West Falls Church Metrorail Station to the Ballston Metrorail Station beginning Monday, February 24, 2020.  

Preparations for Metrorail’s Platf...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Loudoun County Administrator Presents Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2021

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County Administrator Tim Hemstreet has presented a proposed budget for the Loudoun County government to the Board of Supervisors for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021), which begins July 1, 2020. The budget totals $3.024 billion in appropriations for the county g...

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Posted on: February 21, 2020

Six Things to Know about the March 3, 2020, Primary Election in Loudoun

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Loudoun County voters have the opportunity to go to the polls Tuesday, March 3, 2020, for the Democratic presidential primary. The Republican Party is not holding a primary in Virginia, but will select delegates to its national convention at a state conve...

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Posted on: February 18, 2020

Ribbon Cutting for Seneca Ridge Drive Road Improvements Set for February 26

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a ceremonial ribbon cutting celebrating improvements to Seneca Ridge Drive Wednesday, February 26, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the corner of Seneca Ridge Drive and Augusta Driv...

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Posted on: February 12, 2020

Commissioner of the Revenue to Hold Real Estate Tax Relief Seminars

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. has scheduled free information sessions to familiarize residents with the eligibility criteria for the county’s generous real estate tax relief program and new eligibility thresholds...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

Loudoun County Recognizes 2020 Best Workplaces for Commuters

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Loudoun County is recognizing five local employers that have earned national recognition as 2020 Best Workplaces for Commuters for offering employees exceptional commuter benefits: Collins Aerospace, REI Systems, Inc., National Recreation and Park Associa...

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Posted on: February 14, 2020

Gas Leak Impacting Traffic on Route 7 Eastbound in Loudoun County

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Loudoun County public safety personnel are on the scene of a gas leak in eastern Loudoun County that has heavily impacted traffic...

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Posted on: January 31, 2020

Loudoun County Business Tax Filings due March 2, 2020

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Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. has issued notices of business tax filing requirements to business owners for tax year 2020. The notice provides the necessary account number to enable taxpayers to report by Monday, March 2, 2020, t...

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Posted on: February 5, 2020

2020 Loudoun County Real Estate Assessments Available Online

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. announces that Loudoun County real estate assessments for tax year 2020 are now available online at loudoun.gov/parceldatabase. Printed assessment notices will be mailed to property owners thi...

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Posted on: February 6, 2020

Voter Registration Deadline for March Democratic Presidential Primary Election is February 10

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Loudoun County election officials remind voters that the deadline to register to vote for the March 3, 2020, Democratic presidential primary election is Monday, February 10, 2020. The Republican Party is not holding a primary in Virginia, but will select ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

Supplemental Real Estate & Personal Property Tax Deadline is February 5

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that payments for supplemental real estate and personal property taxes are due Wednesday, February 5, 2020. 

Payments postmarked after February 5, 2020, will incur a 10 percent late paym...

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Posted on: February 3, 2020

County Administrator to Present Proposed FY 2021 Budget February 12, 2020

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County Administrator Tim Hemstreet will present his proposed budget for the Loudoun County government for Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) at a meeting of the Board of Supervisors at 5:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 12, 2020, in the Board Room of the Loudoun Coun...

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Posted on: January 28, 2020

New Names for Southern Section of Evergreen Mills Road & Shreveport Drive

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Two road segments in the Arcola area of Loudoun County are being renamed. Effective Thursday, February 27, 2020, the southern section of Evergreen Mills Road, from the intersection near Strickland Drive south to Loudoun County Parkway, will be known as Ar...

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Posted on: January 16, 2020

Loudoun County Launches Round One of Zoning Ordinance Rewrite Process with Focus Group Sessions

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Loudoun County is beginning the first phase of the Zoning Ordinance rewrite process, as county staff plan to meet in January, February and March 2020 with community and professional groups that are familiar with the county’s land development reg...

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Posted on: January 13, 2020

Loudoun County Planning Commission Elects Officers for 2020

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The Loudoun County Planning Commission has elected officers for 2020. Ashburn District representative Eric Combs will serve as Planning Commission chairman and At-Large representative Forest Hayes will serve as Planning Commission vice chairman.

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Posted on: January 8, 2020

Board of Supervisors Sets 2020 Meeting Schedule; Elects Saines Vice Chairman

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has set its meeting schedule for 2020 and has elected Sterling District Supervisor Koran T. Saines as vice chairman. In the absence of Chair Phyllis J. Randall, Saines will perform the duties of the chair.

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County News
Posted on: January 6, 2020

Loudoun County Kicks Off Shared Bikes, Skateboards and Scooters Pilot Program

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Loudoun County launched the Shared Mobility Device (SMD) Pilot Program on January 1, 2020, to provide a framework for the operation and use of dockless SMDs for hire within the county and to evaluate their impact. SMDs include motorized skateboards and sc...

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County News
Posted on: January 3, 2020

New Personal Property Tax Billing Process for Taxpayers in Effect in Some Loudoun County Towns

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Loudoun County is assuming responsibility for assessing, billing and collecting personal property taxes and vehicle licensing fees in some of Loudoun County’s incorporated towns effective January 1, 2020. 

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County News
Posted on: December 27, 2019

Glass Containers Continue to be Recycled in Loudoun County

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Loudoun County officials remind residents and businesses that glass food and beverage containers continue to be recycled in the county. Recycling collectors who receive a permit from the county to operate as “major” collectors are required to collect glas...

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County News
Posted on: January 2, 2020

Vehicle Owners Notified of Personal Property Filing Requirements, Asked to Verify Information Online

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Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. recently mailed notification of 2020 personal property filing requirements to all vehicle owners currently on the county’s tax rolls. Personal property includes automobiles, trucks, motorcy...

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County News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Mental Health First Aid Classes Offered by Loudoun County

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Anyone interested in having a better understanding of mental illness and how to help those experiencing a mental health challenge is encouraged to attend an upcoming Mental Health First Aid class offered by the Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, ...

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County News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Loudoun Offers Christmas Tree Recycling at Several Locations

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Loudoun County is offering five locations for residents to drop off their Christmas trees for recycling beginning Thursday, December 26, 2019, through Monday, January 20, 2020. 

Only natural, cut trees are accepted. The trees will be converted int...

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County News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Opportunity to Serve: Alternate Member Sought for Loudoun Board of Zoning Appeals

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Loudoun County is seeking applicants to serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA). There is one opening for an alternate member whose term would begin in February 2020. 

The duties of the BZA include hearing and deciding: 

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County News
Posted on: December 23, 2019

Art Advisory Committee Seeks Artwork for ‘Brilliance & Resilience’ Exhibition

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Loudoun County artists are invited to submit artwork for an exhibit highlighting African American history, culture and contributions to Loudoun County. For the exhibit, entitled “Brilliance & Resilience,” submissions may:

  • be artwork...
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County News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Workforce Resource Center Schedules Information Sessions on Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act

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Jump start the new year with career support at the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center. The center administers the federal Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) program in Loudoun County with services provided by trained employment counselors, inc...

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County News
Posted on: December 18, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Census Jobs Recruitment Event January 8

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Looking to earn extra money and help Loudoun County residents in 2020? The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center is hosting a full-day event with the U.S. Census Bureau to recruit for and fill U.S. census taker, also called “enumerator,” p...

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County News
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Help Fight the Spotted Lanternfly: Check Your Christmas Tree for Egg Masses

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If you purchased a Christmas tree that was not grown in Loudoun County, officials ask that you examine the tree to look for egg masses of the spotted lanternfly; an invasive insect that can affect agricultural and ornamental plants. 

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County News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Loudoun Housing Initiatives Earn Accolades, Boost Planning Efforts

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Loudoun County was recognized with two Virginia Housing Awards at the Virginia Governor’s Housing Conference in November, giving a nod to efforts to address the complex issue of unmet housing needs in one of the fastest growing counties in the nation.&...

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County News
Posted on: December 17, 2019

Change to Business Trade Name Process Effective January 1, 2020

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There will be a change to one of the key steps in starting a business in Loudoun County in 2020. As of January 1, 2020, new business based in Loudoun County must register their fictitious business or trade name with the Virginia State Corporation Commissi...

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County News
Posted on: December 13, 2019

Loudoun Breaks Ground on Ashburn Road Sidewalk Project

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Loudoun County officials are celebrating the start of construction of the Ashburn Road Sidewalk project, which will improve pedestrian access and safety with the construction of 1,100 feet of sidewalk on the east side of Ashburn Road between Partlow Road ...

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County News
Posted on: December 12, 2019

Loudoun Breaks Ground for Riverside Parkway Project

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Loudoun County officials are celebrating the start of construction of another road project that will ease traffic congestion: the final segment of Riverside Parkway.

Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors were among those on hand Thursday for a...

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County News
Posted on: December 6, 2019

Loudoun Sponsors Training on Reversing Opioid Overdoses January 23

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Loudoun County continues to host training sessions on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. The next Revive! session is scheduled for Thursday, January 23, 2020, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the offices of the Loudoun County Department of Mental Heal...

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County News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Loudoun County Launches Information and Referral Program for Health and Human Services

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Loudoun County is launching a communitywide Information and Referral (I&R) program for health and human services information and resources.

The I&R program is a call-based service that connects individuals to health and human services information a...

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County News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Loudoun Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission Make Schedule Adjustments

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission have made adjustments to their meeting schedules in November and December 2019.

  • The November meeting of the Board of Supervisors’ Transportation and Land Use Committee has been r...
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County News
Posted on: December 3, 2019

Groundbreaking for Ashburn Road Sidewalk Project Set for December 13, 2019

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the Ashburn Road Sidewalk project on Friday, December 13, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. at 20800 Ashburn Road in Ashburn. Guests are encouraged to use on-street parking on Haven Cr...

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County News
Posted on: December 5, 2019

Loudoun County Animal Services Hosting “Home for the Holidays’’ Free Adoption Event December 14

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On Saturday, December 14, 2019, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will host its annual “Home for the Holidays” free pet adoption event from 11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. at the Loudoun County Animal Shelter, 39820 Charles Town Pike, Water...

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County News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Groundbreaking for Riverside Parkway Project Set for December 12, 2019

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for the completion of the final segment of Riverside Parkway Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 1:00 p.m. near the intersection of Lexington Drive and Smith Circle.  

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County News
Posted on: December 4, 2019

Just in Time for Holiday Shopping: Loudoun County Auction Features Bargains on Surplus Items

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Looking for bargains on unusual presents this holiday season? The current Loudoun County government online auction of surplus property features items large and small – from Beats headphones to a Premier hydraulic dump trailer. Other items include a 2010 F...

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County News
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Loudoun County Second Half Real Property Tax Deadline is December 5, 2019

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the second half real property tax is December 5, 2019. 

Payments postmarked after December 5, 2019, will incur a 10 percent late payment penalty. &nb...

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County News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair with Local Employers December 6

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host its second Loudoun Job Fair this fall on Friday, December 6, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Shenandoah Office Building, 102 Heritage Way NE, second floor, in Leesburg.  

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County News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Discussions of Courthouse History November 21 and 25

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Loudoun County residents can learn more about “The History of the Loudoun County Courthouse and the African American Community's Pathway to Freedom” at two upcoming events co-hosted by Loudoun County Public Library and the Loudoun Coun...

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County News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Loudoun Kicks Off Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee

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Loudoun County’s newly-established Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee kicked off its efforts to create a healthy, thriving, safe and inclusive community during an inaugural meeting November 14, 2019. The committee will implement Loudoun Coun...

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County News
Posted on: November 15, 2019

Work on Route 7 between Loudoun Co. Parkway & Ashburn Village Boulevard May Cause Delays Nov. 18-25

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Loudoun County advises motorists that that lane closures on Route 7 between Loudoun County Parkway and Ashburn Village Boulevard are likely to cause delays from Monday, November 18, through November 25, 2019, weather permitting. 

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County News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Board of Supervisors Proclaims November 15, 2019, America Recycles Day in Loudoun County

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed November 15, 2019, as America Recycles Day in Loudoun County. America Recycles Day is the only nationally recognized day dedicated to encouraging Americans to recycle. The Board’s proclamation calls u...

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County News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Next Loudoun Household Hazardous Waste Event is November 16 in Sterling

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The final Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) event of 2019 will be held Saturday, November 16, 2019, at Claude Moore Park, 46150 Loudoun Park Lane in Sterling, from 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. The next event will occur in March 2020.&n...

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County News
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Loudoun to Host Public Information Meeting on District Courthouse Construction Project November 14

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Loudoun County is hosting a public information meeting about the construction of the new Loudoun County District Courthouse. Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting scheduled for Thursday, November 14, 2019, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., in the ...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Loudoun Nonprofit Grant Funding Application Available November 13, 2019

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Loudoun County’s grant application process for human service nonprofit organizations kicks off Wednesday, November 13, 2019, with the posting of the Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Human Service Nonprofit Grant Application at loudoun.gov/NonProfitGra...

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County News
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter Opens November 15

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The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Friday, November 15, 2019, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, will be open 8:00 p.m...

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County News
Posted on: November 4, 2019

Free Training on Fair Housing Offered in Loudoun November 19, 2019

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Loudoun County will sponsor a Fair Housing training Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., at the Elections and Voter Registration Office, 750 Miller Drive, SE, Suite C, in Leesburg. The training may be of particular interest to developers, builder...

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County News
Posted on: November 12, 2019

Loudoun County Recycling Center in Hillsboro Closing

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The Loudoun County drop-off recycling center in Hillsboro will close by January 1, 2020.

The current recycling center at the Hillsboro Charter Academy will be removed by the first of the year. Residents of the area are encouraged to begin using the Central...

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County News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Looking for Mystery? Loudoun County Auction Features Nancy Drew Books and More

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Want to add a little mystery to your life? The current Loudoun County government online surplus auction features a large selection of books, including more than 50 hardback Nancy Drew mysteries as well as children’s books and many of the “For Dummies” ser...

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County News
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Technical Issues with Bid Postings

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Update: November 12, 2019. The issues have been resolved.

Loudoun County is currently experiencing technical issues with the online posting of Invitations for Bid, Request for Information and Request for Proposal. 

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County News
Posted on: November 1, 2019

First Loudoun C-PACE Program Workshop Set for November 7, 2019

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Commercial property owners, capital providers, contractors and community members are encouraged to attend an upcoming workshop about Loudoun’s new Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Program. The free workshop is scheduled for Nov...

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County News
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Loudoun Sponsors Upcoming Training on Reversing Opioid Overdoses November 21

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Loudoun County continues to host training sessions on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. The next Revive! session is scheduled for Thursday, November 21, 2019, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. at the offices of the Loudoun County Department of Mental Hea...

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County News
Posted on: October 28, 2019

Five Things to Know about the November 5, 2019, General Election in Loudoun

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Loudoun County voters will go to the polls Tuesday, November 5, 2019, for a general election. Here are five important things Loudoun County election officials would like voters to know before going to the polls:

1. Know When to Vote

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County News
Posted on: October 23, 2019

Opportunity to Serve: Members Sought for Loudoun Board of Zoning Appeals

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Loudoun County is seeking applicants to serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA). There are two openings for members whose terms would begin in January 2020. 

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County News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

County Launches Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan Process with October 30 Open House

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Loudoun County will host an open house to kick off the Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan process. The open house will be held at the Eastern Loudoun Service Center, 21641 Ridgetop Circle, Sterling, on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

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Posted on: October 23, 2019

Groundbreaking for Seneca Ridge Drive Road Improvements Set for October 30

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend a groundbreaking ceremony for improvements to Seneca Ridge Drive Wednesday, October 30, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the corner of Augusta Drive and Seneca Ridge Drive in Sterli...

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County News
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Extended Hours for Absentee Voting Begin October 26, 2019, in Loudoun

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Extended hours for absentee voting ahead of the November 5, 2019, general election will begin Saturday, October 26, 2019, in Loudoun County. 

Voters may vote an absentee ballot in person at these locations: 

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County News
Posted on: October 18, 2019

Comments Sought on Stormwater Management Plan for Reducing Pollutants

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Loudoun County is seeking public comments on a draft plan for reducing pollutants entering the Chesapeake Bay. 

The draft “Phase II Chesapeake Bay TMDL Action Plan” outlines ways that the county intends to meet requirements for...

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Reminder: Pennington Parking Garage at County Courts Complex in Leesburg is Open

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Loudoun County reminds residents that the new Pennington Parking Garage at the Loudoun County Courts Complex in Leesburg is open. Members of the public who have business at the courts or in the Town of Leesburg may park in the new garage free of charge. M...

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County News
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Loudoun County Offers HOPE Cards to Domestic Violence Victims

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Loudoun County has joined with more than a dozen jurisdictions in Virginia in offering the HOPE card to victims of domestic and sexual violence who have obtained long-term protective orders.  

The laminated wallet-sized HOPE card provides the esse...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Loudoun County Health Department Offers Free Flu Shots October 26 in Sterling

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The Loudoun County Health Department will offer free flu shots at the Sterling Community Center, 120 Enterprise Street, Sterling, Saturday, October 26, 2019, beginning at 10:00 a.m. Free flu shots will be offered to anyone 9 years and older on a first-com...

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Posted on: October 8, 2019

'Garden to Cafeteria' Volunteer Training Offered in Loudoun

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension-Loudoun Office and the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) are collaborating with the Loudoun County Health Department and the Loudoun Pediatric Obesity Coalition to offer a “Garden to Cafeteria” vol...

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County News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Deadline to Register to Vote in November Election is October 15, 2019

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Loudoun County election officials remind residents that if they are not registered to vote, they have until Tuesday, October 15, 2019, to do so in order to vote in the November 5, 2019, general election. The voter registration deadlines are:

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Next Loudoun Household Hazardous Waste Event is October 12 in Leesburg

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The next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) event will be held Saturday, October 12, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at 751 Miller Drive SE in Leesburg.

Loudoun residents are welcome to bring HHW from their homes to the event, free of charge....

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County News
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Current Loudoun County Surplus Auction Features Children's Items, Vehicles and More

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The current Loudoun County government online surplus auction features a variety of items, including a number of children’s DVDs and Blu-ray Discs, a balance beam, ballet barre, a large selection of the “For Dummies” series of...

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Loudoun Observes Disability Employment Awareness Month

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed October as National Disability Employment Awareness Month to recognize the talents of people with disabilities and employers that hire them. 

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County News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Community Development Block Grant Process is Underway in Loudoun

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Loudoun County has opened the application process for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program. The CDBG program provides funding on an annual basis for local projects that address a variety of housing, public service and community development...

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County News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair with Local Employers October 10

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host the Loudoun Job Fair on Thursday, October 10, 2019, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Eastern Loudoun Family Services Center, 21641 Ridgetop Circle in Sterling. 

The Loudoun Job Fair will feature local e...

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County News
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Second Half Business Tangible Personal Property Tax is Due October 7, 2019

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the second half business tangible personal property tax is Monday, October 7, 2019. 

Payments postmarked after October 7, 2019, will incur a 10 percent l...

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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Loudoun County Launches Online Portal for Residential Permit Parking Districts

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Loudoun County residents who live in Residential Permit Parking Districts (RPPDs) may now apply for and purchase parking permits online. The county has launched a new online portal to streamline the process for those in the special districts that impose o...

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Posted on: September 26, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Census Jobs Recruitment Sessions in October

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center is hosting a series of information sessions with the U.S. Census Bureau in October to recruit for and fill U.S. census enumerator positions. 

Hundreds of U.S. census enumerator positions are needed in local Lo...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Deadline for Second Half Personal Property Tax is October 7, 2019

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the second half personal property tax is Monday, October 7, 2019. 

Payments postmarked after October 7, 2019, will incur a 10 percent late payment penalt...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Business Hazardous Waste Collection Event Scheduled for October 4, 2019

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Loudoun County will host a hazardous waste collection event for businesses Friday, October 4, 2019. 

Pre-registration is required to participate, and must be received no later than close of business Monday, September 30, 2019.  Visit loud...

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County News
Posted on: September 20, 2019

Loudoun’s Efforts to Fight Domestic Violence Boosted by Federal Grant

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Loudoun County has received a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice to strengthen the county’s current coordinated community response to domestic violence. Loudoun County applied for the grant in collaboration with the Leesburg Police Departm...

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Posted on: September 23, 2019

Loudoun Issues Call for Nominations for Route 28 Landowners Advisory Board

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Loudoun County is seeking nominations for the Route 28 Landowners Advisory Board. Members of the board are landowners within the Route 28 tax district from Loudoun and Fairfax Counties. The timeline for the election process is as follows: 

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Loudoun County Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins October 7, 2019

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A free 12-week program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services will help fathers develop skills they can use to be more involved in their children’s lives. 

Area fathers are invited to register for the National Fath...

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Location Change for County Meeting on Ashburn Recreation & Community Center Project

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The location of the upcoming Loudoun County public information meeting about the new Ashburn Recreation and Community Center has been changed to the Loudoun County Public Schools Administration Building, 21000 Education Court in Ashburn. The meeting will ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Pennington Parking Garage at County Courts Complex in Leesburg to Open September 23

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The new Pennington Parking Garage at the Loudoun County Courts Complex in Leesburg will open Monday, September 23, 2019. At the same time, the surface Pennington Lot next to the garage will close temporarily for renovations. Members of the public who have...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Absentee Voting for November Election in Loudoun Begins Friday, September 20

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Absentee balloting for the November 5, 2019, general election will begin Friday, September 20, 2019, in Loudoun County, while the deadline to register to vote in the election is October 15, 2019. 

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Traffic Signal at Route 7 and Lexington Drive in Loudoun to be Decommissioned Oct. 7

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Loudoun County officials announce access to Lexington Drive from Route 7 (Harry Byrd Highway) will end with the decommissioning of the traffic signal at the intersection following the morning rush hour on October 7, 2019. Motorists traveling along Route 7...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

Loudoun County Celebrates Opening of Affordable Housing Community

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Loudoun County officials joined with community partners on Thursday, September 12, 2019, to celebrate the opening of the Stone Springs Apartments complex in Sterling, a property that will provide affordable housing for 128 families in eastern Loudoun.

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Posted on: September 12, 2019

Loudoun Celebrates 2019 “Try Transit Week,” “Car Free Days” in September

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Loudoun County Transit and Commuter Services is encouraging alternatives to driving alone through two initiatives. Online pledges are now being accepted for “Try Transit Week” September 16‐20, 2019, and “Car Free Days&rdq...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Workforce Resource Center Invites Job Seekers to Open House September 19, 2019

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Loudoun County’s celebration of Workforce Development Month continues with special events hosted by the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center throughout September. 

Among the many events scheduled is a Job Seeker Open House at the Workforce ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Parade September 14 to Celebrate Loudoun South Little Leaguers

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Loudoun County invites members of the community to join in a celebration of the Loudoun South Little League team, the first team from Virginia in 25 years to go to the Little League World Series. The celebration will begin with a parade starting at 1:00 p...

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Posted on: September 10, 2019

Loudoun Master Gardeners Schedule Open House September 24, 2019

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Anyone interested in becoming a Virginia Cooperative Extension Master Gardener in Loudoun County is invited to attend an informational open house to learn more about the program, Tuesday, September 24, 2019, beginning at 7:00 p.m.at the Extension office, ...

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Posted on: September 6, 2019

Loudoun County Plans Event for National Voter Registration Day Sept. 24

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Loudoun County will host a National Voter Registration Day event Tuesday, September 24, 2019, at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 750 Miller Drive, SE, Suite C, Leesburg, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

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Posted on: September 9, 2019

Loudoun County Public Library Seeks Community Input for Strategic Plan

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Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) is seeking public input for its strategic planning process. All Loudoun residents are invited to take an online survey at library.loudoun.gov/survey. The survey is a key part of the process that will help determine inf...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Loudoun Breaks Ground for Ashburn Senior Center

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Loudoun County is celebrating the start of construction for the Ashburn Senior Center. Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors joined with other officials, Loudoun County government staff, members of the project team and community members for t...

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Posted on: September 5, 2019

Loudoun Government Center Harrison Street Public Entrance to Close Sept. 9

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Effective Monday, September 9, 2019, the Harrison Street entrance to the Loudoun County Government Center, located at 1 Harrison Street, SE, in Leesburg will close to the public permanently. Members of the public will be directed to enter the building thr...

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Posted on: September 4, 2019

Alan Brewer Selected as Loudoun’s New Director of Building and Development

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Alan Brewer will be the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Building and Development, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced Tuesday. Brewer’s appointment is effective September 18, 2019, replacing the current director, Mike S...

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Posted on: August 29, 2019

Be ‘Prepared, Not Scared.’ September is National Preparedness Month

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Loudoun County encourages residents and businesses to take steps during September – National Preparedness Month – to prepare for all types of emergencies. This year’s theme is “Prepared, Not Scared.”&n...

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Posted on: September 3, 2019

Honoring Loudoun’s Heroes: Historic Records Event Set for September 6, 2019

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Loudoun Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary M. Clemens invites the public to attend “Honoring Loudoun’s Heroes,” a special military veterans’ exhibition in the county’s historic courthouse Friday, September 6,...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Groundbreaking for Ashburn Senior Center Set for September 5, 2019

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend the groundbreaking for the Ashburn Senior Center on Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the construction site on Marblehead Drive in Ashburn. Guests are encourag...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Loudoun County Public Library Eliminates Overdue Fines for All Customers

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Loudoun County Public Library (LCPL) has become the third public library system in Virginia to eliminate fines for overdue materials. 

While customers will no longer be charged a 10-cent per day, per item fee for overdue materials, they are still ...

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Posted on: August 28, 2019

Surveys for Loudoun County Jury Service in the Mail Soon

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Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary M. Clemens announces that 45,000 Loudoun County residents will be receiving jury questionnaires in their mailboxes during the month of September. The jury questionnaires will be mailed out in several differen...

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Posted on: August 27, 2019

Loudoun Seeks Members for New Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee

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Loudoun County is now accepting applications from individuals interested in serving on the newly created Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan Advisory Committee.

The committee will implement the strategies outlined in the Human Services Strategic P...

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Posted on: August 19, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Hosts Commuting Workshop September 4

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Interested in expanding your job search, but are unsure about commuting to various locations throughout the region?  Register now for the Carpooling, Trip Planning Services & Commuter Incentives workshop Wednesday, September 4, 2019, from 10:...

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Posted on: August 16, 2019

Information Session on Senior Employment Program in Loudoun Set for August 29, 2019

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host an information session on the Senior Community Services Employment Program Thursday, August 29, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the center, 102 Heritage Way NE (first floor), Leesburg.The program is de...

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Posted on: August 15, 2019

Loudoun County 4-H Receives Grant for Shooting Education Program

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The Loudoun County 4-H has received a grant from the NRA Foundation for the 4-H Shooting Education Program. The grant has provided more than $3,000 worth of equipment for the program, which stresses gun safety, form, accuracy, self-discipline and proper s...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Application Period for Conservation Easement Assistance begins September 1, 2019

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Loudoun County will begin accepting a second round of applications for the Conservation Easement Assistance Program September 1, 2019. 

The grant program is designed to help protect historic, cultural and environmental resources by providing finan...

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Posted on: August 14, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Holds Special Events During Workforce Development Month

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During September -- Workforce Development Month -- the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special events and workshops at no cost for job seekers and employers. Registration is required where noted. 

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Posted on: August 13, 2019

Loudoun County Again Recognized for Excellence in Procurement

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Loudoun County has again received national recognition for organizational excellence in public procurement. The Loudoun County Division of Procurement has earned the 2019 Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from the National Procurement Institu...

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Posted on: August 12, 2019

Loudoun County Animal Services Participates in Clear the Shelters Event August 17, 2019

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On Saturday, August 17, 2019, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will participate in the fifth annual nationwide “Clear the Shelters” free pet adoption event from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Adoption fees will be waived for all availabl...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Loudoun County Recognized for Performance Management Leadership

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The Loudoun County government has again received national recognition for its data-driven management and communication efforts. The International City/County Management Association (ICMA) has awarded Loudoun a Certificate of Distinction in Performance Man...

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Posted on: August 5, 2019

Loudoun Celebrates Completion of Loudoun United Soccer Stadium

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Loudoun County officials joined with hundreds of members of the community Saturday, August 3, 2019, to celebrate the completion of Segra Field, the new 5,000-seat soccer stadium at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park in Leesburg, which will be home to Loudoun U...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Health Alert: Potential Hepatitis A Exposure at Local Restaurant

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An employee at Señor Ramon at 22455 Davis Drive in Sterling, Virginia, has been diagnosed with hepatitis A. As a result, persons eating at this restaurant from July 10, 2019 through July 26, 2019 may have been exposed to hepatitis A.  Management ...

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Posted on: August 1, 2019

Loudoun Sponsors Upcoming Trainings on Reversing Opioid Overdoses

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Loudoun County continues to host training sessions on how to recognize and respond to an opioid overdose. The next Revive! sessions are scheduled for:

  • Thursday, August 22, 2019
  • Thursday, September 26, 2019
  • Thursday, October 24, 2019

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Posted on: July 30, 2019

Stock Up On Emergency Preparedness Items during Virginia Sales Tax Holiday

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Loudoun County emergency management officials encourage residents and businesses to take advantage of the upcoming Virginia Sales Tax Holiday Friday, August 2 through Sunday, August 4, 2019. 

In addition to selected school supplies and energy effi...

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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Loudoun County Seizes 18 Animals from Lovettsville Home

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Two Lovettsville residents are facing a total of eighteen Class 1 misdemeanor charges of animal cruelty after a search warrant revealed a large number of pets in squalid, unsanitary conditions at the home of Jackie Howard Payne Jr. and Tia Marie Reid.&...

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Posted on: July 24, 2019

Loudoun Earns Achievement Award for Popular Annual Financial Report

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Loudoun County has received the Outstanding Achievement Award in Popular Annual Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA). The award is for the Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 Citizens’ Popular Annua...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Removal of On-Street Parking on Section of West Poplar Road Begins July 31; Street to be One-Way

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Loudoun County is scheduled to begin work on an improvement project on West Poplar Road in Sterling Wednesday, July 31, 2019, which will remove on-street parking between South Sterling Boulevard and South Greenthorn Avenue and make that section of West Po...

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Posted on: July 23, 2019

Public Invited to Ribbon Cutting for Loudoun United Soccer Stadium August 3, 2019

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Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will join with officials of Loudoun United FC and members of the community for a ribbon cutting ceremony at the soccer team’s new home at Segra Field on Saturday, August 3, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. at...

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Loudoun Administrator Hemstreet Elected President of National Organization for County Administrators

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Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet has been elected president of the National Association of County Administrators (NACA). Hemstreet was installed as president for a two-year term earlier this month during the annual conference of the National Ass...

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Posted on: July 15, 2019

Loudoun County Supports Efforts to Extend Federal Funding for Metro

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors supports proposed legislation in the U.S. Congress that would extend dedicated federal funding and expand on reform and accountability measures for the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA).

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Loudoun County is Again a Top Digital County

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Loudoun County has again been recognized as one of the most technologically advanced county governments in the United States. Loudoun is ranked among the top ten in its population category in a national survey conducted by the Center for Digital Governmen...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Loudoun Board of Supervisors to Hold Transit Summit July 23, 2019

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Transit Summit for Tuesday, July 23, 2019, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison Street SE in Leesburg.

The summit is intended to provide Board m...

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Posted on: July 22, 2019

Without Power? Cool off at a Loudoun County Facility

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Loudoun County reminds residents in western Loudoun communities who are experiencing power outages that several county-operated facilities are open until 9:00 p.m. on Monday, July 22, 2019, providing an air-conditioned place to escape today’s he...

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Posted on: July 19, 2019

Selected Loudoun County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers with Extended Weekend Hours

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During this period of excessive heat, selected Loudoun County facilities will operate as cooling centers with extended weekend hours. 

Saturday, July 20, 2019, Extended Hours

  • The Loudoun Valley Community Center will be open from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p...
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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Stay Cool! Five Things to Know About the Heat in Loudoun

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The National Weather Service says dangerous heat and humidity are likely Friday through Sunday across Loudoun and the region. It’s possible that the heat index, a measure of how hot it really feels, will reach as high as 110 degrees during the a...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Improvements Set for Intersection of Elk Lick Road and Tall Cedars Parkway

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Loudoun County is notifying motorists of upcoming changes to the intersection of Tall Cedars Parkway and Elk Lick Road in South Riding. Work on a roadway improvement project at the intersection is scheduled to occur Saturday, July 20, and Sunday, July 21,...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Loudoun to Host Public Information Meeting on District Courthouse Construction Project

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Loudoun County is hosting a public information meeting about the construction of the new Loudoun County District Courthouse. Members of the public are invited to attend the meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 16, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., in the ...

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Posted on: July 11, 2019

Loudoun County Human Services Strategic Plan Unveiled

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Loudoun County, in partnership with local nonprofit organizations, has developed the county’s first, community-wide Human Services Strategic Plan. The plan provides a roadmap for implementing improved, coordinated systems of care that meet the c...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Loudoun Homeless Services Center Reopens

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After an extensive renovation, which prompted a temporary relocation of services, the Loudoun County Homeless Services Center has reopened and is providing all of its normal services at the facility located at 19520 Meadowview Court in Leesburg. ...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Loudoun County Receives Recognition for Excellence in Financial Reporting

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Loudoun County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accou...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

Ground is Broken for Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park

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A ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate the start of construction for the Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park was held Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Arcola. Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors joined with other officials, Loudoun County gover...

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Posted on: July 1, 2019

New Chair, Vice Chair Elected to Loudoun County Public Library Board of Trustees

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Loudoun County Public Library Board of Trustees members Denis Cotter and Christina Olorunda began their terms as Chair and Vice Chair, respectively, on Monday, July 1. Both were unanimously elected to their new roles during the Trustees’ monthly...

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Posted on: June 25, 2019

Loudoun County Short-Term Rental Registration Opens July 1, 2019

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Operators of short-term residential rental property in Loudoun County are required to register their property every year with the county. The registration period begins July 1, 2019. Annual registrations will be active through June 30, 2020. 

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Posted on: June 27, 2019

Complete Count Committee: SCOTUS Decision on 2020 Census a Step Forward

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The U.S. Supreme Court has issued an opinion that blocks a citizenship question on the 2020 U.S. Census questionnaire, which the Loudoun County Complete Count Committee (LC-CCC) had perceived as a barrier to its efforts to make sure that everyone living i...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

Board Adopts 2019 Comprehensive Plan; Guide for Future Land Use & Transportation Policy

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After an extensive review and public process, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has adopted the 2019 Comprehensive Plan. The plan will serve as the county government’s guide for land use and transportation policy that will provide a flexible framewo...

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Posted on: June 20, 2019

EPA to Connect Homes Affected by Hidden Lane Landfill to Public Water System

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A milestone has been reached in the ongoing efforts to resolve the groundwater contamination issues at the Hidden Lane Landfill Superfund site. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has notified Loudoun County that it will connect 124 properties ...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

Loudoun Launches Firearm and Medication Safety Program with ‘Lock and Talk Virginia’

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Loudoun County is now offering free locking devices for guns and medication as part of the suicide prevention campaign, Lock and Talk Virginia. 

Lock and Talk Virginia focuses on “means safety,” which aims to limit people&r...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Loudoun County to Hold Groundbreaking for Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park June 29, 2019

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend the groundbreaking for the Hal and Berni Hanson Regional Park on Saturday, June 29, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the park site on Evergreen Mills Road in Arcola. Signs will be p...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

County Hosts Public Information Meeting on Route 9/287 Roundabout Project

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Loudoun County is hosting a public meeting for residents to learn about a project to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Route 9 and Route 287. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, June 25, 2019, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the cafeteria of ...

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Posted on: June 14, 2019

Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission Make Schedule Adjustments

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the Planning Commission have made adjustments to their meeting schedules in June and July. 

  • The rescheduled June meeting of the Board of Supervisors’ Finance/Government Operations & Economi...
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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Loudoun County Transit Wins Marketing Award

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Loudoun County Transit and Commuter Services has received statewide recognition for its marketing efforts, winning the 2019 Outstanding Public Transportation Marketing Award from the Virginia Transit Association. 

The award is for the “V...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Loudoun County Sells Bonds at Favorable Interest Rates; Triple-A Rating Reaffirmed

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Loudoun County has completed two major bond sales with proceeds from the sales to be used for capital projects for the general county government and the Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS). In advance of the sales, the nation’s top bond rating agencies r...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Loudoun Heritage Commission Presents Report and Recommendations to Board of Supervisors

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The Loudoun County Heritage Commission presented its extensive research on the history of the Loudoun County Courthouse grounds to the Board of Supervisors during the June 4, 2019, meeting. The presentation included recommendations for future memorials, m...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Loudoun County Unveils Historic Cemeteries Map

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Loudoun County has developed online tools designed to help preserve and protect historic cemeteries in the county. The county has identified more than 200 active and historic cemeteries and burial grounds in Loudoun and provided location and background in...

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Posted on: June 5, 2019

Loudoun County Sends Messages of Sympathy and Support to Virginia Beach

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has adopted a resolution expressing heartfelt condolences to the Virginia Beach community in the wake of last week’s mass shooting at the City of Virginia Beach municipal building. The resolution states th...

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Posted on: June 17, 2019

Seats Available in Upcoming Loudoun Mental Health First Aid Class

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The Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services offers free Youth Mental Health First Aid classes, which are designed for adults who interact with young people. The class reviews the unique risk factors and warni...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Ground is Broken for New Loudoun County Animal Services Facility

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A ceremonial groundbreaking to celebrate the start of construction for the new facility that will serve as the primary location of Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) was held Thursday in Leesburg. Members of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors join...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

Six Things to Know about the June 11, 2019, Primary Election in Loudoun

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Loudoun County voters will go to the polls Tuesday, June 11, 2019, for a primary election. Here are six important things Loudoun County election officials would like voters to know before going to the polls:

1. Know When to Vote

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Display Campaign Signs with Care in Loudoun

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Throughout the election season, Loudoun County reminds residents of the importance of following the rules and guidelines covering campaign signs. 

Location: Generally, signs may be displayed on private property with permission of the property owne...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Preserving Loudoun’s Records Event Set for June 7

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Loudoun Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary M. Clemens is once again presenting the popular Preserving Loudoun’s Records event as part of the Town of Leesburg's First Friday festivities, June 7, 2019, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. 

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Deadlines for Absentee Voting for June 2019 Election Approaching

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Loudoun County election officials remind voters that the deadline to apply for an absentee ballot by mail for the June 11, 2019, primary election is Tuesday, June 4, 2019, at 5:00 p.m. The final day to vote an absentee ballot in person is Saturday, June 8...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Loudoun County First Half Real Estate Tax Deadline is June 5, 2019

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the first half real property tax is Wednesday, June 5, 2019. Payments postmarked after June 5, 2019, will incur a 10 percent late payment penalty. Additional int...

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Posted on: May 30, 2019

Planning and Zoning Service Center in New Location During Office Renovation

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Beginning May 31, 2019, Loudoun County Department of Planning and Zoning’s Customer Service Center will relocate temporarily to the second floor of the Government Center, 1 Harrison Street SE, Leesburg, while the department’s third-flo...

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Posted on: May 29, 2019

Loudoun Celebrates Completion of Crosstrail Boulevard Segments

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Loudoun County officials are celebrating the completion of another significant road project that will relieve traffic congestion: the completion and opening of two segments of Crosstrail Boulevard between Sycolin Road and Kincaid Boulevard. 

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Posted on: May 28, 2019

Drop-In Services Return to Loudoun Homeless Services Center

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Loudoun County offers drop-in services for people to take care of their basic daily needs, including meals, access to shower and laundry facilities, and other resources. 

As of Tuesday, May 28, 2019, drop-in services have returned to their permane...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Loudoun County Foster Parents Celebrated for Exceptional Service

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Loudoun County is celebrating and recognizing local foster parents for their service to the community. 

Loudoun County’s foster parents were lauded by the Department of Family Services at a recognition event last week. The foster care program is c...

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Posted on: May 24, 2019

Groundbreaking for Loudoun County Animal Services New Location Set for May 30

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Loudoun County invites member of the public to attend the groundbreaking for the new location of Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 10:00 a.m. The ceremony will take place at the intersection of Crosstrail Boulevard and Kinca...

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