: Loudoun County


Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/18/2014

Loudoun County hosts real estate firms, architects in its $2 million Redskins suite

Revenues intended for tourism uses instead used to promote development, critics say.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/18/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  loudoun, Loudoun Board of Supervisors, Loudoun County, loudoun county supervisors, Washington Redskins

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 03/17/2014

Snow days are adding up at Washington area schools this winter

A breakdown of how many days have been taken so far and the impact on the academic calendar.

By The Washington Post  |  03:30 PM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Education, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, prince george's county, Prince William County, Schools, snow, The District, Virginia

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/17/2014

Hal Douglas, renowned voice-over artist from Lovettsville, leaves this world at 89

Though he was an icon in Hollywood, he did much of his work from his home studio in Loudoun County.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Casimir Nozkowski, Hal Douglas, Loudoun County, Lovettsville, voice-overs

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/14/2014

Exactly how much have property tax rates gone up in the State of NoVa? This much

A chart showing how much each jurisdiction’s rates have risen since 2007.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Loudoun County, Manassas Park City, Northern Virginia, property tax rates

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014

Should Loudoun County still be paying the Redskins $500,000 per year?

Hotel tax money pays for the partnership, but when that fund is short, taxpayer money makes up the difference.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 02/28/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ashburn, Loudoun County, Redskins marketing, Washington Redskins

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014

In Sterling, Hans Fex raises $750,000 in eight days to build his ‘Mini Museum’ dream

One man’s idea of placing small specimens of historic rock, bone and other esoterica is enthusiastically adopted by the public.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 02/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hans Fex, Kickstarter, Loudoun County, Mini Museum, Sterling

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014

Snow days are adding up at Washington area schools this winter

A breakdown of how many days have been taken so far and the impact on the academic calendar.

By The Washington Post  |  09:00 PM ET, 02/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexandria, Arlington, Education, Fairfax County, Loudoun County, Montgomery County, prince george's county, Prince William County, Schools, snow, The District, Virginia

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 01/13/2014

Andrew Beacham resigns from Loudoun library board

Anti-abortion protester averts possible legal tangle by resigning rather than having board remove him.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:32 PM ET, 01/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Beacham, Eugene Delgaudio, Loudoun County, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, Loudoun library board of trustees

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 01/11/2014

Delgaudio says he will withdraw Andrew Beacham’s nomination to Loudoun library board

After learning of his nominee’s colorful past, the supervisor pulls him from the Loudoun library board.

By Tom Jackman  |  04:53 PM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Beacham, Eugene Delgaudio, Loudoun County, Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, Loudoun County library board of trustees

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014

Loudoun names Andrew Beacham, who once tore pages out of Koran, to library board

The activist recently moved to Sterling, has disrupted Obama speeches, torn Koran pages in front of White House.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 01/10/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Andrew Beacham, Loudoun Board of Supervisors, Loudoun County, Loudoun County library board of trustees

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013

Loudoun County goes 65 percent over budget upgrading its IT, must hire seven more people

Computers used for taxation, assessment are outdated, and updating them has been extremely costly.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Loudoun County, Matt Letourneau, MWCOG, Roger Zurn

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/13/2013

Loudoun maintains Wealthiest County in U.S. title, other NoVa counties drop slightly

Loudoun at top despite slight drop in median household income, Fairfax, Arlington and Prince William move down in rankings.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fairfax County, Falls Church, Loudoun County, median household income, Prince William County, wealthiest counties

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 12/10/2013

Virginia Cavalry FC, planned Loudoun soccer team, will also spend 2014 on the sidelines

With no stadium in sight, and no alternative venues suitable, the planned NASL club postpones its debut

By Tom Jackman  |  05:00 AM ET, 12/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Farren, Loudoun County, Loudoun Hounds, Mark Simpson, NASL, VIP Sports & Entertainment, Virginia Cavalry

Posted at 01:25 PM ET, 11/06/2013

How the State of NoVa voted, 2013 edition

The State of NoVa goes blue again, surrounded by red RoVa.

By Tom Jackman  |  01:25 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Ken Cuccinelli, Loudoun County, Prince William County, State of NoVa, Terry McAuliffe

Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 10/29/2013

Leesburg’s Gabriella Miller, Loudoun County’s Volunteer of the Year, dies of cancer at 10

Diagnosed with an inoperable tumor, she fought to raise awareness and money for pediatric cancer research.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:03 AM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gabriella Miller, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Make-A-Wish Foundation

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Students at Leesburg’s C.S. Monroe Technology Center build $700,000 house in Aldie

Students built a 5,000-square foot luxury home, in six years.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldie, C.S. Monroe Technology Center, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Wagner Grier

Posted at 07:38 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Is Eugene Delgaudio right?

Did the reprimanded Loudoun supervisor get a fair chance to defend himself? Depends whom you ask.

By Tom Jackman  |  07:38 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eugene Delgaudio, Loudoun Board of Supervisors, Loudoun County, Scott York

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 07/09/2013

Will Leesburg close down the beach -- at MacDowell Brew Kitchen?

The popular brewpub features a sandy hangout, but town inspectors say it's got to go.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:02 AM ET, 07/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gordon MacDowell, Leesburg, Loudoun County, MacDowell Brew Kitchen, Nils Schnibbe

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 06/27/2013

Loudoun chair Scott York threatens Leesburg town council over Bi-County Parkway vote

The council was about to vote on a resolution opposing the road, but York's message made them back off.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:09 PM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bi-County Parkway, Leesburg, Loudoun County, Scott York

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 05/30/2013

Loudoun Supervisors seize control of Board of Equalization, remake assessment process

The county board will now appoint the equalization board members, while the Commissioner of Revenue takes over the assessment function.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:01 AM ET, 05/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Beverly Bradford, J. Scott Littner, Loudoun Board of Equalization, Loudoun Board of Supervisors, Loudoun County, Matt Letourneau

Posted at 05:07 AM ET, 05/21/2013

Leesburg cancer survivor Gabriella Miller, 10, is Loudoun County's volunteer of year

The fourth-grader helped raise enough money to send 36 children on Make-A-Wish trips. And she's on one herself now.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:07 AM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gabriella Miller, Leesburg, Loudoun Board of Supervisors, Loudoun County, Make-A-Wish

Posted at 05:08 AM ET, 05/20/2013

Virginia postpones action on North-South highway through Loudoun, Prince William

After hearing concerns from Rep. Frank Wolf, state board delays vote on Bi-County Parkway to June.

By Tom Jackman  |  05:08 AM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bi-County Parkway, Bob Chase, Loudoun County, Northern Virginia Transportation Alliance, Prince William County, Traffic, Tri-County Parkway

Posted at 12:17 PM ET, 05/15/2013

Frank Wolf joins opposition to North-South highway through Loudoun, Prince William

The congressman challenges the notion that building the road would increase cargo traffic to and from Dulles Airport.

By Tom Jackman  |  12:17 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bi-County Parkway, Frank Wolf, Loudoun County, North-South Corridor, Prince William County, Traffic, Tri-County Parkway

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Opposition mounts to major Loudoun-Prince William parkway

Six Virginia Republican lawmakers declare their solid opposition to a major north-south highway through Loudoun and Prince William counties.

By Tom Jackman  |  02:00 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bi-County Parkway, Bob Marshall, Corey Stewart, Dick Black, Loudoun County, Prince William County, Sean Connaughton, Traffic, Tri-County Parkway