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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Loudoun County Moves to Phase 2 of COVID-19 Vaccination Plan; Includes Everyone 16 and Older

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The Loudoun County Health Department is announcing that effective Monday, April 12, 2021, Loudoun County is expanding COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to include all Loudoun County residents who are 16 years of age and older and encourages them to pre-r...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

Next Loudoun Opioid Overdose Reversal Trainings Set for April 16 and April 19

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Space is available in upcoming Revive! classes, Loudoun County’s virtual opioid overdose reversal training. 

Anyone who uses opioids or knows someone who does is encouraged to take the class to learn how to recognize and respond to an opioid overd...

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County News
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Temporary Traffic Pattern to Begin on New Segment of Riverside Parkway

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Loudoun County is scheduled to shift traffic to a new 0.4-mile segment of Riverside Parkway from the intersection of Silvery Blue Terrace to Smith Circle (east), beginning Thursday, April 15, 2021 and ending in early fall 2021. The temporary traffic patte...

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County News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

Loudoun County Auction Features Bargains on Wide Variety of Surplus Items

Link to information about Loudoun County surplus auctions

What do a duck costume, a DeWalt reciprocating saw and a Jeep Patriot Sport have in common? They are all items for the sale in the current Loudoun County government surplus auction. The auction also includes other vehicles and tools as well as office furn...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Loudoun COVID-19 Vaccination Site Closed April 10, 2021; Reopening April 11

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Update 4/10/[email protected]:37 p.m.Vaccination Clinic to Reopen April 11, 2021

The Loudoun County COVID-19 vaccination clinic will reopen Sunday, April 11, 2021, with normal operations. The facility issues that forced the closing of the site Saturday, April 10, 2021...

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County News
Posted on: April 8, 2021

All Loudoun Residents 16 & Older Encouraged to Pre-Register Now for COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Loudoun County Health Department encourages all Loudoun County residents who are 16 years and older and who have not yet pre-registered for a COVID-19 vaccine online or by phone to do so now in preparation for Phase 2 of the county’s vaccination effor...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Public Comment Invited on Draft Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan

Link to information about the Loudoun County Unmet Housing Needs Plan

As the Loudoun County Office of Housing finalizes the county’s Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan (UHNSP), members of the public are invited to review the draft plan and share their feedback. 

The strategic plan is designed to help the county and ...

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County News
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Message from the Commissioner of the Revenue: COVID-19 Impacts Vehicle Values for 2021

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Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. wants vehicle owners in Loudoun County to know that they could see increases in their personal property tax bills that are due on May 5, 2021. This is not due to a tax rate increase or reduction in tax relie...

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County News
Posted on: April 6, 2021

Board of Supervisors Adopts FY 2022 Budget; Lowers Tax Rate by 5.5 Cents

Link to information about the Fiscal Year 2022 Loudoun County budget

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a budget totaling approximately $3.3 billion in total appropriations for the general county government and school system for Fiscal Year (FY) 2022. The adopted budget includes a real property tax rate o...

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County News
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Loudoun Expands COVID-19 Vaccinations to Include All Essential Workers in Virginia’s Phase 1c Group

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The Loudoun County Health Department is announcing that effective today, Monday, April 5, 2021, Loudoun County will expand COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to include all people who are in the Virginia Department of Health’s Phase 1c priority ...

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Posted on: April 5, 2021

Online Public Map to Aid in Inventory of Confederate and Segregationist Sites, Names and Symbols

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has initiated a review of Confederate and segregationist symbols in Loudoun County. Members of the public are invited to participate in an informational inventory of roads, buildings, signs and other public infrastr...

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County News
Posted on: April 1, 2021

Loudoun Makes Significant Progress on Vaccination Waitlist

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Loudoun County continues to make progress through the waitlist of people who are pre-registered for a COVID-19 vaccine. As a result, the county is currently making vaccination appointments for people who are pre-registered and in Virginia’s Phas...

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Posted on: March 31, 2021

Register Now for Bike to Work Day Friday, May 21, 2021

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Registration is now open for the region’s annual Bike to Work Day set for Friday, May 21, 2021. Bicycle commuters, as well as those working from home, are encouraged to ride for exercise and mental well-being. New and experienced bicycle riders ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2021

Nominations Sought for 2021 Signatures of Loudoun Design Awards Program

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The Loudoun County Design Cabinet is seeking nominations for the 2021 Signatures of Loudoun Awards program. 

The Signatures of Loudoun program recognizes the buildings and public spaces that reflect outstanding design, renovation, adaptive reuse a...

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County News
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Change of Location and Time for Joint Supervisors/School Board Committee Meetings

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The time and locations of the Joint Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and School Board Committee meetings for the remainder of 2021 have changed from the committee’s original schedule. The committee will meet at 5:00 p.m. on:

  • Monday, April 5, 2021, Loudo...
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County News
Posted on: March 22, 2021

Loudoun County Holds Courthouse Construction Topping Out Ceremony

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Loudoun County has reached a significant milestone in the construction of the new Loudoun County District Courthouse. The county held a Topping Out Ceremony on Monday, March 22, 2021, at the construction site in Leesburg. The ceremony—a traditio...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Loudoun County Officials Recommend Against Spring Break Travel; Urge Continued Vigilance

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The Loudoun County Health Department continues to discourage non-essential travel at this time, particularly for spring break and upcoming holidays, to slow the spread of COVID-19 and limit the potential of bringing variant forms of the coronavirus back i...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Loudoun County Schedules Free COVID-19 Testing Events through April

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Loudoun County has scheduled more free, drive thru COVID-19 testing events through April. Beginning March 30, 2021, testing events will be held on Tuesdays only, and end one hour earlier than the testing events held over the past two months. The new COVID...

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Posted on: March 19, 2021

Loudoun Expands COVID-19 Vaccinations to Include All Essential Workers in Virginia’s Phase 1b Group

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The Loudoun County Health Department is announcing that effective today, Friday, March 19, 2021, Loudoun County will begin expanding COVID-19 vaccination opportunities to all Virginia Department of Health Phase 1b priority groups, which include people 65 ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2021

County Seeks to Partner with Broadband Service Provider to Apply for State Telecommunications Grant

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  • Update 3/25/2021: The deadline for final submission has been extended to April 14, 2021.

Loudoun County is seeking expressions of interest from broadband service providers to partner with the county in applying for a Virginia Telecommunications Initiative ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2021

Next Loudoun Household Hazardous Waste Event is March 27 in Leesburg

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The next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event will occur Saturday, March 27, 2021, 8:30 a.m. - 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 char...

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County News
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Loudoun COVID-19 Vaccine Data Dashboard Now Live; Vaccine Update for March 12, 2021

Link to COVID-19 Vaccine Data for Loudoun County

Loudoun County has launched an online COVID-19 Vaccine Data Dashboard to help residents follow the county’s progress in the ongoing vaccination efforts. The dashboard highlights key indicators of progress and status including: 

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County News
Posted on: March 10, 2021

Loudoun County Announces Changes to Rent Assistance Program; More People may be Eligible

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Loudoun County residents who are experiencing difficulty paying rent as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for rent payment assistance from two programs: the county’s Limited Rent Assistance program (LRA) and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s ...

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County News
Posted on: March 9, 2021

Arbor Day Photo Contest 2021: 'Trees That Make Me Feel Happy'

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The annual Loudoun County Arbor Day tree photo contest is underway. The theme of this year’s contest is “Trees That Make Me Feel Happy.” Entries are being accepted through Friday April 9, 2021, in advance of this year’s virtual Loudoun County Arbor Day Ce...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

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 2022 tax year. The deadline to apply for the exempti...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Waterford Traffic Calming & Byway Assessment April 15

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Loudoun County is hosting an online public information meeting for the Village of Waterford Traffic Calming and Byway Assessment Study. The purpose of this meeting is to seek feedback from the public on the study. The meeting will be held Thursday, April ...

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Posted on: March 8, 2021

Applications for Community Water & Wastewater Project Assistance Due March 31

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The Loudoun County Water and Wastewater Program is accepting applications for county assistance with community water and/or wastewater projects through March 31, 2021. 

The Water and Wastewater Program is designed to support Loudoun County communi...

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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Virtual Mental Health First Aid Trainings Scheduled in March

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Anyone interested in having a better understanding of mental illness is encouraged to sign up for one of the next virtual Loudoun County Mental Health First Aid trainings. 

The free classes cover: 

  • Common signs and symptoms of mental illne...
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Posted on: March 5, 2021

Commissioner of the Revenue Mails Applications and Certifications for Tax Relief Program

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. announces that participants in Loudoun’s tax relief program for the elderly and disabled should soon begin receiving renewal forms. Applications and certifications for tax year 2021 were recen...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

County Launches Online Map of Loudoun’s Unpaved Roads

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Loudoun County’s network of unpaved roads is a treasure for outdoor enthusiasts, attracting cyclists, runners and equestrians from throughout the country.

To assist visitors and residents, the Loudoun County Office of Mapping and Geographic Infor...

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Posted on: February 25, 2021

Loudoun County Financing Opportunity for First-Time Homebuyers Available

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Loudoun County continues to accept applications from first-time homebuyers for funds made available through the Virginia Housing (VH) Sponsoring Partnerships and Revitalizing Communities Program (SPARC). The program provides lower interest rates on homeow...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Loudoun Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins March 2, 2021

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The next session of the program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services to help fathers build skills to become even stronger dads begins Tuesday, March 2, 2021. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week virtual program.&...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Loudoun County Public Library Hosts County Health Director for Live Update on COVID-19

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Loudoun County Health Director Dr. David Goodfriend will provide an update about COVID-19 in the county during a live presentation hosted by Loudoun County Public Library.

Members of the public are encouraged to attend the virtual event on Webex at 6:30 p....

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County News
Posted on: February 10, 2021

Loudoun County Administrator Presents Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2022

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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 2022 (FY 2022), which begins July 1, 2021. The budget totals $3.3 billion in appropriations for the county gov...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Loudoun 2021 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 2021 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 17, 2021

Loudoun Seeks Public Input on Proposed Bus Routes to Metrorail Silver Line Stations

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Members of the public have an opportunity to shape future routes and schedules for Loudoun County Transit’s Metro Connection Bus service. The county is seeking feedback on 10 proposed new and modified routes that will provide service to and from...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Loudoun Health Director to Answer Questions about COVID-19 Vaccine on Facebook February 24

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Loudoun County will host a live question-and-answer session about the county’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts with Loudoun County Health Department Director Dr. David Goodfriend through Facebook Live Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. ...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Loudoun Hosts Free COVID-19 Mass Testing Event February 24; Schedules Smaller Events through March

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Loudoun County’s schedule of free, drive thru COVID-19 testing events includes a large-scale event February 24 and smaller, twice-weekly testing events through March. 

The testing events are open to all. There are no age or residency req...

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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Post-Election Audit of Loudoun General Election Ballots Set for February 23

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Loudoun County election officials will conduct a post-election audit of ballots cast in the November 2020 general election Tuesday, February 23, 2021, from 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Members of the public are invited to watch and participate remotely through t...

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Site, Call Center Closed Monday, Feb. 22

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Due to forecasted winter weather, Loudoun County's COVID-19 vaccination site and COVID-19 information line will be closed Monday, February 22, 2021.  The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory that includes parts o...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting on Village of Waterford Traffic Calming & Byway Assessment Study Rescheduled

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Update 02/18/21: The meeting scheduled for February 18, 2021, has been canceled due to inclement weather. It will be rescheduled to a later date.

Loudoun County is hosting an online public information meeting for the Village of Waterford Traffic Calming an...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

Loudoun County Courts Closed Friday, February 19

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Weather Impacts on County Operations – Friday, February 19, 2021

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  • Loudoun County courts will be closed Friday, February 19. The affected courts are the Loudoun Circuit Court, General District Cou...
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Posted on: February 17, 2021

Thursday, February 18: Loudoun County Government Closed Thursday, Feb. 18

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The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm warning that includes Loudoun County, in effect beginning at 3:00 a.m., February 18, lasting until 6:00 a.m. Friday, February 19. The forecasted snow accumulations in Loudoun range from 4 to 8 inches ...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Loudoun COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-screen Survey to Close Friday, Feb. 12 at 5:00 P.M.

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The Virginia Department of Health has announced the launch of a Statewide Vaccine Pre-Registration System to provide a unified and comprehensive process for people in Virginia to pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine. 

As a result of the new state...

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

February 15, 2021: COVID-19 Vaccination Site to Open 11 AM Monday

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Due to the inclement weather forecasted in some parts of Loudoun County, the COVID-19 vaccination site will have a delayed opening Monday, February 15, 2021. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for western Loudoun County, in ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Loudoun Cancels February 11 COVID-19 Testing Event; Delays Opening of COVID-19 Call Center to Noon

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Due to a forecast of inclement weather and out of an abundance of caution, Loudoun County is canceling the COVID-19 testing event scheduled for Thursday, February 11, 2021, at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park. Anyone considering attending that event is encou...

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Posted on: February 8, 2021

Loudoun County Glass Recycling Program Expands

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Loudoun County launched a pilot glass recycling program in July 2020 at the county’s recycling drop-off centers in Hamilton, Leesburg and Sterling. The county has now expanded the program to three additional sites: Arcola, Middleburg and Philomont. Glass ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

Loudoun County Business Tax Filings due March 1, 2021

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. recently issued notices of business tax filing requirements to business owners for tax year 2021. The notice provides the necessary account number to enable taxpayers to report by Monday, Marc...

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Posted on: February 6, 2021

Sunday, Feb. 7: Some County Facilities Delay Opening, Some Closed

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Due to the forecasted inclement weather, some Loudoun County facilities will operate on a delayed opening schedule and other facilities will be closed on Sunday, February 7, 2021. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that include...

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Posted on: February 1, 2021

Supplemental Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Deadline is February 5, 2021

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of supplemental real estate and personal property taxes is Friday, February 5, 2021. 

Payments received or postmarked after February 5, 2021, will incur a 1...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Change of Date and Time for Joint Supervisors/School Board Committee February Meeting

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The February meeting of the Joint Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and School Board Committee will be held Monday, February 8, 2021, at 5:00 p.m. This is a change from the original date and time of Monday, February 1, at 3:30 p.m. 

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Posted on: January 26, 2021

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

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Loudoun County has installed a new Wi-Fi hot spot for residents in western Loudoun. The county’s Department of Information Technology has installed outdoor Wi-Fi at the Loudoun Valley Community Center in Purcellville, which is operated by the Department o...

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Posted on: January 30, 2021

Loudoun County Facilities Closed Sunday, January 31

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Due to the forecasted inclement weather, Loudoun County facilities will be closed on Sunday, January 31, 2021. The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning that includes Loudoun County, in effect beginning early Sunday morning. The forec...

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Posted on: January 29, 2021

Loudoun County Cancels February 2 COVID-19 Testing Event; Closes COVID-19 Call Center January 31

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Due to a forecast of inclement weather and out of an abundance of caution, Loudoun County is canceling the COVID-19 testing event scheduled for Tuesday, February 2, 2021, at Franklin Park. Anyone considering attending that event is encouraged to attend th...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Online Communitywide Survey Now Open to All Loudoun County Residents

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An online version of the Loudoun County 2021 Community Survey is now open to all Loudoun County residents. Loudoun County surveys its residents periodically to get their feedback on government services, the county’s quality of life and priorities for gove...

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Posted on: January 19, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Registration Update: Limited Vaccine Supply; Limited Appointments Available

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During the first week of the expansion of vaccination efforts into Phase 1b of Virginia’s vaccination priorities, the Loudoun County Health Department has received more than 50,000 inquiries regarding appointments for vaccination. At this time, all curren...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Health Department Launches Online COVID-19 Vaccine Pre-Screening Survey; Adds Adults 65+ to Phase 1b

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The Commonwealth of Virginia announced on January 14, 2021, that Virginia would follow federal guidelines issued earlier this week and move adults aged 65 and older from Phase 1c into Phase 1b. This change also moves people aged 16 through 64 years with a...

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Posted on: January 14, 2021

Loudoun County Continuum of Care to Conduct Annual Point-in-Time Count

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The Loudoun County Continuum of Care (CoC), along with jurisdictions that make up the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, is preparing to conduct the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count of people who are experiencing homelessness. The count is sc...

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Posted on: January 12, 2021

Workforce Resource Center to Host Virtual Job Fair with Local Employers January 27

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a Virtual Job Fair on Wednesday, January 27, 2021, from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 

The Virtual Job Fair will feature local employers with full-time, part-time and flex-schedule job openings in Loudoun C...

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Posted on: January 11, 2021

Board of Supervisors Sets 2021 Meeting Schedule; Elects Saines Vice Chairman

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has set its meeting schedule for 2021 and has reelected 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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Posted on: January 6, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine: When and Where Do You Get It?

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has provided additional details about the commonwealth’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts that will begin to ramp up in the coming weeks. This announcement provides additional clarity to when and where members of the public wil...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Leesburg Man Charged with Shooting Cat in Sterling

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A tip from a concerned citizen has led to the arrest of a Leesburg man in connection with the shooting of a cat in Sterling in November 2020. On January 4, 2021, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) Humane Law Enforcement Officers, in partnership with th...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue Mails Notices to Vehicle Owners

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Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. recently mailed notification of 2021 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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Posted on: December 30, 2020

Loudoun Offers Community Water and Wastewater Project Assistance

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The Loudoun County Water and Wastewater Program will begin accepting applications for county assistance with community water and wastewater projects starting January 1, 2021.

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Loudoun County Statement Regarding White’s Ferry Operations

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The Loudoun County government is aware of published reports that imply White’s Ferry ceased operations due to the lack of an established public landing in Virginia. It is important to note that this legal matter is between a private property own...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Health Department to Coordinate COVID-19 Vaccination for Health Care Workers Not Already Signed Up

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The Loudoun County Health Department is seeking to identify any health care offices or providers that are part of the Virginia Department of Health’s (VDH) Phase 1a group for COVID-19 vaccination but are not already signed up to receive vaccine.

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Virtual Northern Virginia Housing Expo Begins Jan. 1; Features Resources for Homebuyers and Renters

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The 2021 Northern Virginia Housing Expo will launch January 1, 2021, as a free virtual event. The online expo, geared to first-time homebuyers and renters, will feature the three key aspects of the annual regional housing expo in a virtual format: an exhi...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Loudoun County Seeks Proposals from Rental Property Owners for Project-Based Vouchers

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The Loudoun County Office of Housing is now accepting proposals from the owners of rental property to contract with the county for Project-Based Vouchers (PBVs). PBVs will be awarded to rental property owners for assistance tied to specific housing units,...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

Governor Announces New Mitigation Measures to Slow COVID-19 Spread in Virginia

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With COVID-19 cases rising throughout Virginia, Governor Ralph Northam has announced new, targeted measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus.

The following mitigation measures will take effect at 12:01 a.m. on Monday, December 14, 2020:

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Health Officials Encourage Self-Notification of Contacts following COVID-19 Diagnosis

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As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise in Loudoun County and across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) have provided updated guidance to local health departments regardi...

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Posted on: December 7, 2020

COVID-19 Vaccine: 8 Things to Know Now

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has announced vaccination priorities for the Commonwealth as well as plans to begin distributing and administering COVID-19 vaccine before the end of the year.

“Virginia has made clear its commitment to ensuring vacc...

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Posted on: December 9, 2020

Help Fight the Spotted Lanternfly: Check Your Holiday Decorating Material for Egg Masses

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If you purchase live material for your holiday decorating that was not grown in Loudoun County such as trees, wreaths and garlands, officials ask that you examine the material to look for egg masses of the spotted lanternfly; an invasive insect that can a...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Loudoun to Host Virtual COVID-19 Update with Health Director December 17

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Loudoun County will host a virtual live COVID-19 question-and-answer session with Health Department Director Dr. David Goodfriend on Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 6:00 to 6:30 p.m.

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Posted on: December 3, 2020

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Route 50 and Trailhead Drive Roundabout December 17

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the Route 50 and Trailhead Drive (Route 3395) roundabout. The public information meeting will be held Thursday, December 17, 2020, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Members of the public are...

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Posted on: December 2, 2020

Loudoun County Encourages Residents to Participate in Community Survey

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Loudoun County is asking residents to participate in The National Community Survey during the coming weeks. Loudoun County surveys its residents periodically to get their feedback on government services, the county’s quality of life and priorities for gov...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

Loudoun County Hosts Electronics Recycling Event December 5

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Loudoun County will host an electronics recycling event Saturday, December 5, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 751 Miller Drive SE in Leesburg. There is a limit of five items per vehicle; a one-cubic-foot size box or equivalent size container for smal...

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Posted on: November 24, 2020

Construction Hours Extended Temporarily for New Courthouse; Scheduled for December 3 and 9, 2020

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The contractor for the new Loudoun County Courthouse is planning to pour concrete slabs for the building’s basement. Due to the size and complexity of these pours, extended work hours are required.

Construction will start before, and potentially ...

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Posted on: November 18, 2020

Loudoun Health Officials Offer Guidance on College Students Returning Home for the Holidays

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Loudoun County health officials recommend college students and their families take precautions as students return home for the holidays or extended breaks to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. 

As college students travel home, many communities a...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Loudoun Second Half Real Property Tax Deadline is December 7, 2020

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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 Monday, December 7, 2020. 

Payments postmarked after December 7, 2020, will incur a 10 percent late payment penalty....

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Posted on: November 19, 2020

Traffic Signal Work Set to Begin Nov. 30 at Loudoun County Parkway and George Washington Boulevard

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On Monday, November 30, 2020, Loudoun County is scheduled to begin traffic signal work at the intersection of Loudoun County Parkway and George Washington Boulevard, weather permitting. This work will be conducted during the day, Monday through Friday, fr...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Loudoun Nonprofit Grant Funding Application Now Available

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Loudoun County’s grant application process for human service nonprofit organizations is underway with the posting of the Fiscal Year 2022 (FY 2022) Human Service Nonprofit Grant Application at loudoun.gov/nonprofitgrants.

Tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501...

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Posted on: November 16, 2020

Loudoun to Reduce Capacity in Board Room; Public Encouraged to View Supervisors’ Meetings Remotely

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Loudoun County is reducing the capacity of the Board Room at the Loudoun County Government Center to 25 members of the public following Governor Ralph Northam’s announcement Friday of new statewide measures that help mitigate the spread of COVID...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Governor Announces New COVID-19 Measures

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Virginia Governor Ralph Northam has announced new statewide measures to contain COVID-19, effective at midnight, Sunday, November 15, 2020. The new measures include a limit of 25 people for in-person gatherings, an expanded mask mandate to include Virgini...

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Posted on: November 13, 2020

Transportation and Land Use Committee Meeting Rescheduled

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors’ Transportation and Land Use Committee meeting originally scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2020, at 6:00 p.m. has been rescheduled to Tuesday, November 17, at 4:30 p.m., prior to the full Board’s business meeti...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

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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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Celebrating the Holidays Safely During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The Loudoun County Health Department encourages residents to plan their holiday celebrations and travel carefully to lower the risk of getting and spreading the virus that causes COVID-19. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) advises that ...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Assistant Loudoun County Administrator Earns Prestigious ICMA Credential

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Assistant Loudoun County Administrator Valmarie Turner has earned the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association. 

To receive the prestigious ICMA credential, a member must have significant exp...

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Posted on: November 5, 2020

Loudoun Election Officials Explain Vote Counting and Vote Credit Processes

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Loudoun County election officials remind voters that how votes are counted and how voters are given credit for voting in an election are two separate processes. 

“There is a lot of misinformation being generated on social media concernin...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Alexandre Espinosa is Loudoun’s New Chief Financial Officer

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Following a national search, Alexandre A. Espinosa has been appointed as Loudoun County’s chief financial officer (CFO) and director of the Department of Finance and Budget, effective January 7, 2021, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced Friday.&a...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Loudoun County Announces Transit System Adjustments Beginning November 2

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Loudoun County Transit will modify Commuter Bus and Metro Connection Bus services beginning Monday, November 2, 2020. Due to changes in passenger demands, the number of trips on some existing routes will be reduced, while new Commuter Bus routes will be a...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter Opens November 15

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The Loudoun County Cold Weather Shelter will open Sunday, November 15, 2020, for adults in the community who are experiencing a housing crisis resulting in homelessness. The shelter, which provides a warm indoor sleeping environment, meals and shower faci...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Six Things to Know about the November 3, 2020, General Election in Loudoun

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Loudoun County voters will go to the polls Tuesday, November 3, 2020, for a general election. Here are six important things Loudoun County election officials would like voters to know about the election:

1. Know When to Vote

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Loudoun Election Officials Urge Absentee Voters to Turn in Ballots Now

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Loudoun County election officials ask that voters who have not yet returned their completed absentee ballots for the November 3, 2020, General Election do so as soon as possible. Officials are encouraging voters to take their absentee ballots to any one o...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Loudoun County Flag to be Lowered in Honor of Fred Howard

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Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis J. Randall has ordered the Loudoun County flag lowered to half-staff at the Loudoun County Government Center in honor of former Clerk of the Circuit Court Frederick R. Howard, who died October 25, 2020, at...

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Posted on: October 27, 2020

Phase 2 Lane Closures at Eastbound Route 7 & Belmont Ridge Road Interchange Begin October 28

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Motorists should be prepared for traffic delays at the interchange of eastbound Route 7 and Belmont Ridge Road Wednesday, October 28, 2020, when Loudoun County will be making asphalt repairs within the outer eastbound lane of Route 7. The repair work is s...

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Posted on: October 23, 2020

Traffic Delays Expected at Tall Cedars and Stone Springs Intersection Oct. 26 and 27

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Loudoun County officials say motorists should expect brief traffic delays Monday, October 26, and Tuesday, October 27, 2020, at the intersection of Tall Cedars Parkway and Stone Springs Boulevard in Aldie during the installation of traffic signal mast arm...

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Posted on: October 22, 2020

Board of Supervisors to Hold Strategic Planning Retreat October 26

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to hold an all-day strategic planning retreat Monday, October 26, 2020.

In preparation for the retreat, which will be facilitated by a consultant, the Board discussed the proposed agenda and potential br...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Lane Closures Scheduled for Eastbound Rt. 7 at the Rt. 7-659/Belmont Ridge Road Interchange

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Beginning on October 23, 2020, Loudoun County plans for day and night lane closures of eastbound Route 7 at the Route7-659/Belmont Ridge Road interchange. The closures are necessary to complete full depth asphalt repairs at two locations within the outer ...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Loudoun County Sells Refunding Bonds at Favorable Interest Rate

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Loudoun County has completed a bond sale with proceeds from the sale of general obligation (GO) refunding bonds going into escrow to pay off outstanding refunding bonds and public improvement bonds. In advance of the sales, the nation’s top bond...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Mental Health First Aid Classes Return on a Virtual Platform

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Mental Health First Aid classes conducted by the Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services are resuming with a new curriculum and on a virtual platform.

Anyone interested in having a better understanding of mental illness and ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Loudoun County Publishes Digital Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Story

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Loudoun County has published a digital Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Story that highlights county programs and spotlights some of the ways the county puts tax dollars to work.

In the FY 2021 Budget Story, the county explains how its $3.0 billion budget affects L...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

County Offers K-6th Grade Distance Learning Child Care Program

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Loudoun County has launched a child care program that is open to the public beginning Tuesday, September 8, 2020. Following Loudoun County Public Schools’ (LCPS) decision to begin the 2020-2021 school year with all distance learning, the county ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2020

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: August 31, 2020

Loudoun County Releases Significant Incident Review of Goose Creek Drowning

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During the Tuesday, September 1, 2020 Board of Supervisors meeting, the Loudoun County-Combined Fire Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is scheduled to present the findings from a review of the June 4, 2020, incident response to the drowning of 16-year-old Fitz Thom...

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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: 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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