News & Announcements

Posted on: July 19, 2021

New Loudoun County Animal Services Facility to Open July 30

Image of new Loudoun Animal Services facility with opening day and time information

Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony and a series of grand opening events for the new location of the Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) facility located just outside the Town of Leesburg adjacent to Philip...

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Animal Services
Posted on: July 19, 2021

Events Scheduled in Conjunction with Opening of New Animal Services Facility

Rendering of new Loudoun County Animal Services Facility

Join us as we celebrate the grand opening of the new Loudoun County Animal Services facility in Leesburg, Virginia. 

Friday, July 30, 2021

  • 11:00 a.m. - Ribbon cutting ceremony 
  • Guided tours offered on the hour starting at 1:00 p.m. Last tou...
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Animal Services
Posted on: July 8, 2021

Loudoun County Animal Services Announces Schedule for Move to New Leesburg Facility

Link to information about Loudoun County Animal Services

As the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services (LCAS) prepares to move into its new facility in Leesburg at the end of July, residents should be aware of upcoming changes to the department’s normal operations schedule.

July 9 Adoption Event

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Animal Services
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Loudoun Animal Shelter Receives 367 Animals During Investigation

Photo of animals in squalid conditions and photo of rescued rabbit

The Loudoun County Department of Animal Services (LCAS) took custody of 367 animals following an animal hoarding investigation in Aldie. Cynthia L. Peer, 39, has been charged with 51 Class 1misdemeanors and 67 Class 4 misdemeanors, totaling 118 charges, a...

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Animal Services
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Loudoun County Seizes 18 Animals from Lovettsville Home

Photo of Loudoun Chief of Animal Control with dogs

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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Animal Services
Posted on: May 30, 2019

Ground is Broken for New Loudoun County Animal Services Facility

Photo of groundbreaking ceremony for new Animal Services facility in Loudoun County

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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Animal Services
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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Animal Services
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 available pets which include...

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Animal Services
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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Animal Services
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun; County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Loudoun County for Friday, July 19, 2019, forecasting temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values of up to 110 degrees. 

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Animal Services
Posted on: May 10, 2019

Loudoun County Animal Services Hosts Free Adoption Event May 18, 2019

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On Saturday, May 18, 2019, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will host the fourth annual “Homeward Bound” free pet adoption event from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Adoption fees will be waived on all available cats, kittens, dogs, puppi...

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Animal Services
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Undercover Investigation Leads to Arrest for Attempted Carnal Knowledge of an Animal

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A North Potomac, Maryland, man is facing a felony charge for the attempted carnal knowledge of an animal after allegedly soliciting an undercover Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) officer in Leesburg for the opportunity to have sexual relations with a...

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Animal Services
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Animal Services Hosts Annual Home for the Holidays Pet Adoptions with Santa December 8, 2018

Link to Home for the Holidays information

On Saturday, December 8, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will host the 4th annual Home for the Holidays, a pet adoption event where all adoption fees are waived. The event at the Loudoun County Animal Shelter, 398...

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Animal Services
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Take Extra Care with Animals During Winter Weather

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Take Extra Care with Animals During Winter Weather  During periods of severe winter weather, animal owners should be ready to protect their pets and livestock. The following are concerns to be aware of and recommendations from the Virginia Cooper...

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Animal Services

News & Announcements

Posted on: July 26, 2021

September 3, 2021 - Civil Docket Update

The Clerk of the Circuit Court's Office has been informed there will be no afternoon Civil Docket on September 3, 2021.  As such, no praecipes should be filed for this docket.  There is no change to the morning Civil Docket and ...

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News & Announcements

Posted on: April 12, 2021

New Individual Income Tax Filing and Payment Deadline

Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz, Jr. wants residents to know that Virginia has extended the deadline for individual income tax returns and payments for Tax Year 2020. Virginia’s filing and payment which were originally due Ma...

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Commissioner of Revenue
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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Commissioner of Revenue
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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Commissioner of Revenue
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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News & Announcements

Posted on: June 23, 2021

Derrius Guice Case Dismissed

The Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office announced that on June 23, 2021, the Commonwealth v. Derrius Guice case was dismissed pursuant to the entry of an accord and satisfaction agreement. Mr. Guice was charged with offense...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: May 28, 2021

Jury Convicts Levyn H. Andrade of Rape

The Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office announced today the conviction of Levyn H. Andrade in the 2020 rape, assault, and abduction of his wife.

After a four-day trial, a Loudoun County jury found Andrade, 39, guilty of rape, abduc...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 19, 2021

Victims get Justice – NAACP gets Scholarships

The Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office announced that the Commonwealth v. Raymond Deskins case has been dismissed pursuant to the entry of an accord and satisfaction agreement between the victims, Patricia Razeghi and Kathy Beynette, and Mr. Deskins...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: February 16, 2021

Jury Convicts Brian K. Welsh in Double Murder of Mother and Son

The Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) announced today the conviction of Brian K. Welsh in the 2018 double homicide of a mother and her adult son inside their Aldie home.&a...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Virginia Progressive Prosecutors Call for Criminal Justice Reforms in Coming Legislative Sessions

Virginia Progressive Prosecutors for Justice (VPPFJ) is a group of Commonwealth’s Attorneys representing over 40% of Virginia’s population who support and advocate for commonsense criminal justice reforms to make their communities safer and the commonweal...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: November 19, 2020

Judge Sentences Frank Price in 2017 Gruesome Murder of Winsome Price

The Loudoun Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office announced today the conviction and sentencing of Frank D. Price, 50, in the 2017 murder of his then 36-year-old wife, Winsome Ann Marie Price, in Chantilly. 

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: June 1, 2020

Statement Of Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney Buta Biberaj

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:June 1, 2020

Contact: Buta BiberajButa.Biberaj@Loudoun.GovCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: February 28, 2020

Jury Convicts Hassan M. Gailani in Sterling Double Homicide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:February 28, 2020

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

JURY CONVICTS HASSAN M. GAILANI IN STERLING DOUBLE HOMICIDE

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: October 31, 2019

Nicole Wittmann Sworn in as the Commonwealth's Attorney for Loudoun County

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:October 31, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

Nicole Wittmann Sworn in as the Commonwealth's Attorney for Loudoun...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Judge Imposes Ten Years for Larceny of Firearm and Vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:October 2, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

Judge Imposes Ten Years for Larceny of Firearm and Vehicles

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Drug Dealer Sentenced to 10 years in Prison

Cash, Phillip

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:September 17, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

DRUG DEALER SENTENCED TO TEN YEARS IN PRISON 

$60,000 FIN...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: August 28, 2019

Jury Convicts Douglas Johnson, Jr. of Attempted Capital Murders in Shooting of Two Loudoun Deputies

Douglas V. Johnson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:August 28, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

Jury Convicts Douglas Johnson, Jr. of Attempted Capital Murders in S...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: July 30, 2019

Jury Fixes Moreno's Sentence at Thirty-Eight Years for the Murder of his Sister

Moreno, Michel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:July 30, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

JURY FIXES MORENO’S SENTENCE AT THIRTY-EIGHT YEARS FOR THE M...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Educational Professional Convicted and Sentenced for Unlawful Filming of HS Students

Hermens, Samuel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:July 26, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: July 22, 2019

Drug Dealer Sentenced to Fourteen Years in Prison

Shelton, Warren

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:July 22, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

DRUG DEALER SENTENCED TO FOURTEEN YEARS IN PRISON 

CRIMINAL HI...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Repeat Drug Dealer Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

Meade, Gregory

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:June 28, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

Repeat Drug Dealer Sentenced to Six Years in Prison

Criminal History Da...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Virginia Court of Appeals Affirmed the Convictions Against Braulio Castillo

Michelle Castillo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:June 20, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

VIRGINIA COURT OF APPEALS AFFIRMED THE CONVICTIONS AGAINST BRAULIO CAS...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: June 18, 2019

New Jersey Man Sentenced for Sex Offenses with a Loudoun Teen

Essen. Matthew

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:June 18, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

NEW JERSEY MAN SENTENCED FOR SEX OFFENSES WITH A LOUDOUN TEEN

JUDGE IMP...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: May 28, 2019

Loudoun Team Named Georgetown Center for Juvenile Justice Reform Fellows

Loudoun Team

Loudoun County, VirginiaFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:May 28, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

LOUDOUN TEAM NAMED GEORGETOWN CENTER FOR JUVENI...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: May 24, 2019

Court of Appeals Denies Petition for Appeal

Dane, Tony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:May 24, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

COURT OF APPEALS DENIES PETITION FOR APPEAL

TONY DANE REMAINS IN PRISON

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Michael Bowles Sentenced for 2017 Murder of His Father and Arson of His Family Home

Bowles, Michael

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:May 22, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

MICHAEL BOWLES SENTENCED FOR 2017 MURDER OF HIS FATHER AND ARSON OF HIS...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: May 3, 2019

Loudoun County Committed to Supporting Victims of Sexual Assault

SART Team 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:May 3, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

LOUDOUN COUNTY COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING VICTIMS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT

LEESBURG...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: April 8, 2019

Reckless Driver Sentenced for Fatal Parking Lot Accident

Rosser, Richard

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 8, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

RECKLESS DRIVER SENTENCED FOR FATAL PARKING LOT ACCIDENT 

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 24, 2019

West Virginia Man Convicted of Electronic Solicitation of a Minor

Goetz, James Roland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 22, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

WEST VIRGINIA MAN CONVICTED OF ELECTRONIC SOLICITATION OF A MINOR&...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 24, 2019

Sterling Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Offenses with a Child Under Thirteen

Figueroa-Menendez, Guillermo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 22, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

Sterling Man Sentenced to Prison for Sex Offenses with a Child Under ...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 13, 2019

Gainesville Man Sentenced for Five Counts of Possession of Child Pornography

Rauf, Imtiaz

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 13, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

GAINESVILLE MAN SENTENCED FOR FIVE COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

SIX YEAR ACTI...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Judge Upholds Life Sentence

Warnick. Timothy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 12, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

JUDGE UPHOLDS JURY SENTENCE

LIFE PLUS FIVE YEARS IMPOSED FOR 1988 MURD...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 8, 2019

INOVA Forensic Assessment and Consultation Team Assists in Securing Conviction of Domestic Abuser

Ruther, Keith

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 8, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809    (703) 777-0242

INOVA FORENSIC ASSESSMENT AND CONSULTATION TEAM (FACT) ASSISTS IN SE...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Loudoun Driver Sentenced for DUI Traffic Fatality

Hitzelberg, Patrick Ryan

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:February 14, 2019

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

LOUDOUN DRIVER SENTENCED FOR DUI TRAFFIC FATALITY 

JUDGE IMPOSES 25 YEARS IN P...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: January 18, 2019

Virginia General Assembly Appoints Circuit Court Judge in the 20th Judicial District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

January 18, 2019Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809(703) 777-0242

Virginia General Assembly Appoints Circuit Court Judge in the 20th Judicial District

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: January 17, 2019

Prince William Man Convicted of Sex Offenses, Assaulting Law Enforcement, and Traffic Charges

Versage, Russell

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

January 17, 2019

Contact: Heather F. Williamson

Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office

20 East Market Street

Leesburg, VA  20176-2809                   &...

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: December 18, 2018

Leesburg Man Sentenced to Twenty Years in Prison for Sex Offenses

Percy, Samuel

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

December 18, 2018

Contact: Heather F. Williamson

Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office

20 East Market Street

Leesburg, VA  20176-2809

(703) 777-0242

Leesburg Man Sentenced to Twenty Years in Prison for Sex Offenses

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: December 3, 2018

Drug Dealer Sentenced to Six Years and Five Months in Prison

Robinson, Demond

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

December 3, 2018

Contact: Heather F. Williamson

Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office

20 East Market Street

Leesburg, VA  20176-2809

(703) 777-0242

DRUG DEALER SENTENCED TO SIX YEARS AND FIVE MONTHS IN PRISON 

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 29, 2018

West Virginia Man Found Guilty of Shooting at Music Festival in Aldie

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 29, 2018 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 WEST VIRGINIA MAN FOUND GUILTY OF SHOOTING AT MUSIC FESTIVAL...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 27, 2018

Flores Enters Guilty Plea in Connection with 2017 Murder of Father

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 27, 2018 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 Flores Enters Guilty Plea in Connection with 2017 Murder of ...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 26, 2018

Federal Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Plowman in Citizen-Initiated Suit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 26, 2018 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 Federal Court of Appeals Rules in Favor of Plowman in Citiz...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 7, 2018

West Virginia Driver Sentenced for Route 15 Traffic Fatality

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 7, 2018 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 WEST VIRGINIA DRIVER SENTENCED FOR ROUTE 15 TRAFFIC...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Leesburg Man Sentenced to Twenty Years in Prison for Burglary & Aggravated Malicious Wounding

Clark, Devon Lee.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 11, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 LEESBURG MAN SENTENCED TO TWENTY YEARS IN PRISON FOR BUR...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: November 22, 2017

Maryland Man Found Guilty of Cocaine Possession

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 22, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA 20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 MARYLAND MAN FOUND GUILTY OF COCAINE POSSESSION JURY FIXE...

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Posted on: August 17, 2017

Sterling Woman Sentenced for Poisoning Co-Workers

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 17, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 Sterling Woman Sentenced for Poisoning Co-Workers Judge im...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Serial Tire and Rim Thief Found Guilty

Brooks, Jason.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 18, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 SERIAL TIRE AND RIM THIEF FOUND GUILTY JURY FIXES SENTENCE A...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: June 21, 2017

Investigation into the June 17 Death of Nabra Hassanen

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 21, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 INVESTIGATION INTO THE JUNE 17 DEATH OF NABRA HASSANEN Ove...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: June 7, 2017

MS-13 Gang Member Enters Guilty Pleas

Espinosa De Dios, Jose Miguel.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 7, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA 20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 MS-13 GANG MEMBER ENTERS GUILTY PLEAS LEESBURG, Virginia &...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: May 16, 2017

Prince William County Man Sentenced to Two Years and Eight Months in Prison for Burglaries

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Defendant Sentenced for 24th Felony Conviction

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 11, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 DEFENDANT SENTENCED FOR 24TH FELONY CONVICTION JUDGE IMPOSES ...

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Posted on: March 23, 2017

Ellis Convicted of Felony Homicide and Child Abuse and Neglect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 23, 3017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA 20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 ELLIS CONVICTED OF FELONY HOMICIDE AND CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 14, 2017

National Crime Victims' Rights Week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 13, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA 20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Of...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney

Posted on: March 2, 2017

Forde Sentenced for First Degree Murder

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:March 2, 2017 

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809(703) 777-0242

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Juvenile Defendants Enter Guilty Pleas for Vandalism of Historic Ashburn Colored School

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 1, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA 20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 Juvenile Defendants Enter Guilty Pleas for Vandalism of Histo...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: February 1, 2017

Ore Sentenced for Sexual Assault at Loudoun Restaurant

Ore, Luis Fernando.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 1, 2017 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA 20176-2809 (703) 777-0242 ORE SENTENCED FOR SEXUAL ASSAULT AT LOUDOUN RESTAURANT JUD...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: November 15, 2016

MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced to Prison

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:November 15, 2016Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA  20176-2809 (703) 777-0242       &...

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Posted on: November 14, 2016

Miller Indicted in August 31, 2016 Pedestrian Fatality on Riverside Parkway

?????Miller Indicted in August 31, 2016 Pedestrian Fatality on Riverside Parkway

 

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Posted on: November 3, 2016

MS-13 Gang Member Sentenced to Prison

Cruz Gonzalez, Josue.jpg FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 3, 2016 Contact: Heather F. Williamson Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office 20 East Market Street Leesburg, VA 20176-2809 (703) 777-0242    MS-13 GANG MEMBER SENTENCED TO PRISON CR...Read on... Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Final Report of Investigation into August 5, 2016 Officer Involved Shooting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:<_o3a_p>November 1, 2016

Contact: Heather F. Williamson

Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office

20 East Market Street

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(703) 777-0242

Final Report of Investigation into August 5, 2016

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Status Update on Investigation Into August 31, 2016 Pedestrian Fatality on Riverside Parkway

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September 23, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

STATUS UPDATE ON INVESTIGATION INTO AUGUST 31, 2016 PEDESTRIAN FATALITY ON...Read on...

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Virginia Supreme Court Denies Petition for New Trial

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 8, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

VIRGINIA SUPREME COURT DENIES PETITION FOR NEW TRIAL

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: August 4, 2016

MS-13 Gang Member Enters Guilty Pleas

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 4, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

MS-13 GANG MEMBER ENTERS GUILTY PLEAS

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Career Drug Dealer Sentenced to Seven Years in Prison

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 27, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

CAREER DRUG DEALER SENTENCED TO SEVEN YEARS IN PRISON

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

Frederick, Maryland Man Sentenced for Soliciting a Minor Over the Internet

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Loudoun County, Virginia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:July 26, 2016

Contact: Heather F. Williamson
Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176-2809(703) 777-0242

FREDERICK, MARYLAND MAN SENTENCED FOR SOLICITING A MINO...Read on...

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Posted on: July 25, 2016

Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman Appointed to the Virginia Criminal Sentencing Commission

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July 25, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

Commonwealth’s Attorney Jim Plowman Appointed by Virginia House of Delegates to t...Read on...

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Posted on: July 20, 2016

Indecent Liberties by a Custodian Sends Loudoun Restaurateur to Prison for Fourteen Months

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July 20, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

Indecent Liberties by a Custodian Sends Loudoun Restaurateur to Prison for Fourte...Read on...

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Posted on: July 1, 2016

Maryland Man Sentenced for Carnal Knowledge of a Child

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July 1, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

MARYLAND MAN SENTENCED FOR CARNAL KNOWLEDGE OF A CHILD

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: July 1, 2016

Kessel Sentenced for Sexually Assaulting Child at Sterling In-Home Daycare

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 1, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

KESSEL SENTENCED FOR SEXUALLY ASSAULTING CHILD AT STERLING IN-HOME DAYCARE

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Posted on: June 11, 2016

Former Loudoun Volunteer Paramedic Sentenced for Sex Offenses

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June 11, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

FORMER LOUDOUN VOLUNTEER PARAMEDIC SENTENCED FOR SEX OFFENSES

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Lally Convicted of Assaulting Law Enforcement Officer

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June 7, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

LALLY CONVICTED OF ASSAULTING LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER

JURY FIXES SENTENCE AT FO...Read on...

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Posted on: May 27, 2016

Forde Convicted of First Degree Murder

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 27, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

FORDE CONVICTED OF FIRST DEGREE MURDER

DEFENDANT FACES LIFE IN PRISON

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: April 12, 2016

Senior ACA Gigi Lawless Receives Duvall Distinguished JDR Prosecutor Award

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Loudoun County, Virginia
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 12, 2016

Contact: Heather F. Williamson
Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176-2809(703) 777-0242

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Posted on: March 31, 2016

National Crime Victims' Rights Week - 2016

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 31, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

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Posted on: March 17, 2016

Leesburg Man Convicted for Stealing Checks from Employer

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 17, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

LEESBURG MAN CONVICTED FOR STEALING CHECKS FROM EMPLOYER

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 16, 2016

Commonwealth's Attorney Jim Plowman Named to State-wide Judicial Commission

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 16, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

Commonwealth’s Attorney Jim Plowman Named to State-wide Judicial Commission

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Posted on: March 16, 2016

MS-13 Gang Member Headed to Prison for Drug and Weapons Charges

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 16, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

MS-13 GANG MEMBER HEADED TO PRISON FOR DRUG AND WEAPONS CHARGES

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Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 15, 2016

Kessel Pleads Guilty to Sexually Assaulting Child at Sterling In-Home Daycare

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 15, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

KESSEL PLEADS GUILTY TO SEXUALLY ASSAULTING CHILD AT STERLING IN-HOME DAYCARE ...Read on...

Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Mastermind Behind Credit Card Theft Ring Sentenced to Fifteen Years by Loudoun Jury

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 2, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

MASTERMIND BEHIND CREDIT CARD THEFT RING SENTENCED TO FIFTEEN YEARS BY LOUDOUN JU...Read on...

Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: February 26, 2016

Corletto Convicted of Second Degree Murder and Stabbing in the Commission of a Felony

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February 26, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

CORLETTO CONVICTED OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER AND STABBING IN THE COMMISSION OF ...Read on...

Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: February 12, 2016

Judge Revokes Suspended Sentence for DWI - Manslaughter After Defendant Continues to Drink and Drive

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 12, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

JUDGE REVOKES SUSPENDED SENTENCE FOR DWI-MANSLAUGTER AFTER DEFENDANT CONTIN...Read on...

Commonwealth's Attorney
Posted on: February 5, 2016

Probation Violation Leads to Revocation of 5 year Suspended Sentence

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 5, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

PROBATION VIOLATION LEADS TO REVOCATION OF 5 YEAR SUSPENDED SENTENCE

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Posted on: February 4, 2016

Ashburn Man Sentenced for Five Counts of Possession of Child Pornography

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 2, 2016

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

ASHBURN MAN SENTENCED FOR FIVE COUNTS OF POSSESSION OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY

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Posted on: March 18, 2015

Sterling Woman Sentenced for Two Counts of Child Neglect

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 18, 2015

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-0242

STERLING WOMAN SENTENCED FOR TWO COUNTS OF CHILD NEGLECT

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Learn How to Reverse an Opioid Overdose August 2 or August 6

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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 op...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Light Level Testing at Lovettsville Community Park in August

News Flash Light Level Testing at Lovettsville Park

Loudoun County has scheduled light level testing in the evening hours at the new Lovettsville Community Park during the week of August 16, 2021, weather permitting. Residents will notice increased activity at the park prior to the testing date. 

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Next Loudoun Household Hazardous Waste Event is July 31 in Lovettsville

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The next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event is scheduled for Saturday, July 31, 2021, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at Lovettsville Elementary School, 49 South Loudoun Street, Lovettsville. Loudoun residents are welcome to bring HHW ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Loudoun County Transit Announces Commuter Bus Service Adjustments Beginning August 2

News Flash August 2 Commuter Bus Service Changes

Loudoun County Transit will modify Commuter Bus Service beginning Monday, August 2, 2021. Due to changes in passenger demands, new Commuter Bus routes will be added to increase service at Dulles South (Stone Ridge II) and East Gate Park and Ride lots, and...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

COVID-19 Cases Increasing in Loudoun County; Health Officials Encourage Unvaccinated to Seek Vaccine

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Health officials report that over the past month, the number of new cases of COVID-19 have increased significantly in Loudoun County, in Virginia and throughout the United States, fueled by the coronavirus Delta variant.

“The number of cases is clearly hea...

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Posted on: July 23, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Public Comment Period on Prentice Drive Beginning July 26

News Flash Prentice Drive Open Comment

Loudoun County will hold an open comment period to gain input from the public on the county’s project to extend Prentice Drive from Lockridge Road to Loudoun County Parkway. The public comment period will be open from Monday, July 26, 2021, through Friday...

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Posted on: July 19, 2021

New Loudoun County Animal Services Facility to Open July 30

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Loudoun County invites members of the public to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony and a series of grand opening events for the new location of the Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) facility located just outside the Town of Leesburg adjacent to Philip...

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

Terry Sullivan is Loudoun County’s New Director of Community Corrections

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Terry R. “Chip” Sullivan has been selected as the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Community Corrections, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Sullivan was selected after a nationwide recruitment. His app...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Updated Hours for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Dulles Town Center as of July 27; Clinic Closes Aug. 24

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As demand for COVID-19 vaccine from Loudoun County continues to decrease and as more providers in the community continue to offer COVID-19 vaccine, Loudoun County is adjusting the hours of operation at its Dulles Town Center clinic effective Tuesday, July...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

Loudoun Officials Offer Advice on How to Beat the Heat; Storms Also in the Forecast

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With the weather forecast calling for high temperatures in the 90s, elevated humidity levels and a chance of thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts throughout the week, Loudoun County officials advise residents to be prepared and take precautions to preve...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

John Bayliss is New Director of Loudoun Department of Information Technology

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John Bayliss has been selected as the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Information Technology, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Bayliss was selected after a nationwide recruitment. His appointment is effective September ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Shellhorn Road Extended July 26

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed extension of Shellhorn Road to connect with the Sterling Boulevard extension. The public information meeting will be held on Monday, July 26, 2021, from 6:00 &nd...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Loudoun Seeking Public Input to Rename Route 7 and Route 50

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Loudoun County is seeking public input for the renaming of Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7) and John Mosby Highway (Route 50). Members of the public are encouraged to visit the renaming project page to submit names for consideration. 

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Certified as One-Stop Center

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center has been certified as a Virginia Career Works One-Stop Affiliate Center site by the Virginia Board of Workforce Development (VBWD). The VBWD sets policies and oversees operations of the U.S. Workforce Innovation and O...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

Loudoun County’s Gallery One Features ‘COVID-19 Hope Quilt: Together We Will Heal’ Exhibit

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The Loudoun County Art Advisory Committee has opened a new exhibit at Gallery One, the art gallery located in the lobby of the Loudoun County Government Center at 1 Harrison Street SE in Leesburg. 

The exhibit features the COVID-19 Hope Quilt, a c...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

County Reschedules Ribbon Cutting for Davis Drive Extension to July 15

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Loudoun County will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Davis Drive extension Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. The ceremony was originally scheduled for July 1, but was postponed due to inclement weather. The extension of D...

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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Loudoun County Animal Services Announces Schedule for Move to New Leesburg Facility

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As the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services (LCAS) prepares to move into its new facility in Leesburg at the end of July, residents should be aware of upcoming changes to the department’s normal operations schedule.

July 9 Adoption Event

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Something Fishy at the Loudoun Surplus Auction: 150-Gallon Aquarium is among Featured Items

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There’s something fishy in this month’s Loudoun County surplus auction! Among the items for sale is a 150-gallon aquarium, including a stand and accessories. The nautical theme continues with scuba valves and regulators also for sale. Other items include ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

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 6, 2021

County Launches Virtual Line for Community Development In-Person Services at Government Center

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Loudoun County has launched a new online system that allows people who are seeking in-person services from the county’s community development departments to make an appointment or to get in a virtual line from anywhere. The new system is designe...

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Posted on: July 2, 2021

2021 Signatures of Loudoun Awards Recognize Excellence in Design

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The Loudoun County Design Cabinet, a volunteer group of architects, engineers, planners, and designers dedicated to supporting quality design in Loudoun County, presented the 2021 “Signatures of Loudoun” design awards in a ceremony on June 29. 

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Recreational Marijuana becomes Legal in Virginia July 1

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As of July 1, 2021, the cultivation and possession of recreational marijuana, or cannabis, is legal in Virginia, within limits.

Loudoun County has posted information online to help residents understand what is allowed and what is not under the new law pass...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Lane Closures Scheduled on Evergreen Mills Road Beginning Monday, June 28

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Loudoun County announces there will be intermittent single-lane closures on north and southbound Evergreen Mills Road (Route 621) between Northstar Boulevard and Creighton Road for the next several weeks beginning Monday, June 28, 2021. The roadway constr...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Adopts Guidelines, Timeline for Local Redistricting Process

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At a special meeting on June 21, 2021, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors adopted guidelines and a preliminary timeline for the 2021 local redistricting process. The Board also voted to maintain its current size, which consists of a chair at large an...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

July 1 Ribbon Cutting for Davis Drive Extension Postponed

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The ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for Thursday, July 1, 2021, to celebrate the opening of the Davis Drive extension has been postponed due to the forecast of inclement weather, including showers and thunderstorms. Loudoun County will announce the date...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Loudoun Wins National Achievement Awards for Innovation

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Loudoun County has been recognized with nine 2021 Achievement Awards from the National Association of Counties (NACo). The awards honor innovative, effective county government programs. Loudoun’s award-winning programs, which include several that came out...

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Posted on: June 23, 2021

Loudoun Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations Encouraged to Apply for American Rescue Plan Act Funds

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Nonprofits and faith-based organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to apply for financial assistance available through the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. This funding will support organizations that are working to ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Carl Rush is New Loudoun County Chief Equity Officer

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Carl A. Rush has been selected as the new Loudoun County Chief Equity Officer, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Rush was selected for the new position after a nationwide recruitment. His appointment is effective July 8, 2021.

The newly f...

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

Loudoun County to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Davis Drive Extension July 1

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Update: 06/30/21: The event scheduled for July 1 has been postponed due to the forecast of inclement weather. Loudoun County will announce the date of the rescheduled event once it is available. 

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting July 12 on Route 7 Corridor Study

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the Route 7 corridor study on Monday, July 12, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The limits of the draft study, completed in February 2021, were from Route 28 to the Fairfax County lin...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Loudoun Animal Shelter Receives 367 Animals During Investigation

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The Loudoun County Department of Animal Services (LCAS) took custody of 367 animals following an animal hoarding investigation in Aldie. Cynthia L. Peer, 39, has been charged with 51 Class 1misdemeanors and 67 Class 4 misdemeanors, totaling 118 charges, a...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Board of Supervisors to Hold Transportation Summit June 29

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Transportation Summit for Tuesday, June 29, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. 

The summit is intended to provide Board members with a dedicated opportunity to discuss transportation issues, one of...

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Posted on: June 14, 2021

Government Center Features New Art Exhibits: Young Artists and Promoting Hunger Relief

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The Loudoun County Art Advisory Committee (AAC) has opened two new exhibits at Gallery One, the art gallery located in the lobby of the Loudoun County Government Center at 1 Harrison Street SE in Leesburg. 

One exhibit features the work of student...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Community COVID-19 Vaccination Events Scheduled in Loudoun

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  • 6/25/21 Update: A vaccine event on July 4 has been added to the list of events.

Several community events offering COVID-19 vaccine to members of the public are scheduled in Loudoun County over the next several weeks. Vaccinations are free of charge for eve...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Public Invited to “Lunch and Learn” Events During Homeownership Month

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In celebration of June as National Homeownership Month, the Loudoun County Office of Housing and its community partners invite residents to two free, virtual “lunch and learn” events. 

These workshops will provide information on purchasing a first...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting June 23 on Route 15 Comprehensive Plan Amendment

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the Route 15 from Montresor Road (Route 661) to the Maryland state line Comprehensive Plan amendment (CPAM). The public information meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 20...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

County to End Shuttle Service at COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Site June 12

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Due to low ridership, Loudoun County will cease operating the free shuttle service between the Loudoun County Transit bus stop at Dulles Town Center and the county’s COVID-19 vaccination site located at the other end of the shopping mall. The last day of ...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

Walk-in Service Now Available at Loudoun COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

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Loudoun County is now offering walk-in service at the COVID-19 vaccination clinic, which is located at Dulles Town Center, 21090 Dulles Town Circle in Sterling. Individuals 12 years and older are eligible for vaccination on a first-come, first-served basi...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Increased Traffic Expected at Loudoun Government Center June 10 and June 24

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Loudoun County is expecting a significant increase in motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic in and around the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison Street SE in Leesburg, on the mornings of Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, June 24, 2021. 

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

County to Hold Grand Opening for Ashburn Senior Center June 17

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and departments of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Transportation and Capital Infrastructure will celebrate the grand opening of the Ashburn Senior Center Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. The publ...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

Six Things to Know about the June 8, 2021, Primary Election in Loudoun

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A Democratic Party primary election for state offices will be held in Loudoun County Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Election officials remind voters of six key things to know ahead of the election.

1. Know When to Vote

Polls in Loudoun County will be open from 6:00...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

Next Session of Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins June 29 in Loudoun

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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, June 29, 2021. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week virtual program.&...

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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Board of Supervisors Adds Meetings to June Calendar

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has added two meetings to its June 2021 calendar. 

  • Wednesday, June 9: The Board will hold a special business meeting Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 5:00 – 6:00 p. m. to hear public input on land use plan...
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Posted on: June 2, 2021

Final Paving on Riverside Parkway Scheduled to Begin June 9

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  • Update 6/3/2021: The work originally was scheduled to begin the week of June 14, 2021. The start date has been changed to Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

Loudoun County is scheduled to begin the pavement milling, final paving and pavement marking operations on th...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

First Half Real Property Tax Deadline is June 7, 2021

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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 Monday, June 7, 2021. 

Please note: Payments received or postmarked after June 7, 2021, will incur a 10% late payment...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

Social Distancing & Capacity Restrictions End May 28; Unvaccinated People Should Still Wear Masks

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Beginning Friday, May 28, 2021, Loudoun County will implement Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 79 (PDF), which lifts all remaining capacity limits for gatherings and social distancing requirements in previous executive orders that have b...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

County Sells Bonds at Favorable Interest Rate

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Loudoun County has sold $156.6 million in general obligation (GO) bonds at a favorable interest rate of 1.46%. The county received $21.2 million in premium, which was accepted and will be used for Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) projects to reduce a ...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Loudoun County Schedules Free COVID-19 Testing Events through June

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Loudoun County will continue to hold free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing events through June. The events are scheduled for Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the following locations:

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

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 sound operating performance, the size and diversity of its tax base and strong managem...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Board of Supervisors Chair Randall to Deliver State of the County Address May 26

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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 26, 2021. The program will begin at 6:00 p.m. Chair Randall will deliver the address from the Board Room at the Loud...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Loudoun Hosts Jury Management Conference; Promotes Collaboration on Best Practices

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The Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court’s office recently hosted a conference on jury management attended by several circuit court clerks and deputy clerks from other jurisdictions in Virginia. 

During the conference, topics related to speci...

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Posted on: May 19, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers LinkedIn Learning Opportunity

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Loudoun County job seekers, as well as current workers seeking to upgrade their skills, will have access to free skills training offered by LinkedIn Learning through a new program available from the Loudoun County Workforce Resource Center.

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

New Operating Hours for Loudoun COVID-19 Information Line

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Effective this week, Loudoun County will change the hours of operation for the COVID-19 information line to Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays when Loudoun County government administrative offices are closed. This change eli...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Regional Homelessness in 2021 Lowest Ever Recorded

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According to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ May 2021 Homelessness in Metropolitan Washington: Results and Analysis from the Annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count of Persons Experiencing Homelessness report, the number of persons experienci...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Loudoun Installs Another Wi-Fi Hot Spot 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 Lovettsville Community Center, which is operated by the Department of Parks,...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Loudoun County to Begin Vaccinating Adolescents Ages 12-15; Streamlines Appointment-Making Process

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The Loudoun County Health Department will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment to adolescents ages 12 to 15 on Thursday, May 13, 2021, following approval by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Vaccinations are free of charge for everyo...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Loudoun Schedules Virtual Adult Mental Health First Aid Training June 8 & 9

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Anyone interested in having a better understanding of mental illness is encouraged to sign up for the next Adult Mental Health First Aid training offered by Loudoun County. The class is scheduled for June 8 & 9, 2021, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. each day. The de...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Ina Fernández is New Director of Loudoun Department of Family Services

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Ina Fernández will be the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Family Services, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Fernández was selected after a nationwide recruitment. She has been serving as acting director since June 2020....

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Loudoun County Hosts Electronics Recycling Event Saturday, May 15

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Loudoun County will host an electronics recycling event Saturday, May 15, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 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 smaller i...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

Loudoun Board of Supervisors to Hold Transit Summit May 25

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Transit Summit for Tuesday, May 25, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The summit is intended to provide Board members with a dedicated opportunity to discuss transit issues, one of the Board’s strategic f...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

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

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Are you a Loudoun County resident who is interested in zoning? 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 immediately upon appointment by the Loud...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Loudoun County Launches New Service to Shuttle Transit Riders to Vaccination Clinic

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  • Update: 06/11/21: Due to low ridership, the shuttle service will end Saturday, June 12, 2021.

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In an effort to increase access to COVID-19 vaccinations, Loudoun County has launched a free shuttle service between the Loudoun County Trans...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Loudoun Accepting Loan Applications for Development of Affordable Multi-Family Rental Housing

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Loudoun County’s application process for the Affordable Multi-Family Housing Loan Program has opened with the release of the 2021 Notice of Funding Availability.

For-profit and nonprofit affordable housing developers are eligible to apply for loans for the...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Loudoun County Seeks Purchase Offers for Commercial Parcels in Aldie

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is seeking purchase offers for three county-owned parcels of land totaling 6.31 acres, in Aldie, Virginia. At its April 20, 2021 meeting, the Board voted to consider offers on the Aldie Assemblage property, which co...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Loudoun County Commends State Corporation Commission’s Decision on Greenway Rate Hike Request

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On Monday, April 26, 2021, the State Corporation Commission (SCC) issued a decision denying the request by toll road operator Toll Road Investors Partnership II (TRIP II) to increase toll rates on the Dulles Greenway by about 35% over a 5-year period.

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Online Self-Scheduling Now Open to Loudoun Residents, No Pre-Registration Required

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Beginning today, Thursday, April 29, individuals 16 and over can directly schedule an appointment online to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine at the Loudoun County Health Department vaccination clinic located at Dulles Town Center in Sterling.

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Loudoun County Transit Resumes Fare Collection May 3

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Loudoun County Transit will resume fare collection on all bus routes on Monday, May 3, 2021. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved the waiver of bus fares; at its April 20, 2021 business meeting, the b...

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Posted on: April 27, 2021

Loudoun to Implement New Ordinance Banning Firearms in County Facilities

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Loudoun County is taking steps to enforce the recently amended Chapter 684 of the Codified Ordinances of Loudoun County – Weapons and Explosives, which generally prohibits guns in county buildings, including community and recreation centers, and...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

Loudoun to Resume Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Loudoun County Health Department will resume using the single-dose Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine following a joint announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicating ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Assistance Available for Loudoun Residents Impacted by COVID-19

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While COVID-19 vaccines are bringing hope for the future, the pandemic’s economic impact continues to affect Loudoun County residents. 

If you or someone you know has been economically affected, Loudoun’s Information and Referr...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

First Half Personal Property Tax Deadline is May 5, 2021

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the first half personal property tax is May 5, 2021

Payments received or postmarked after May 5, 2021, will incur a 10% late payment penalty.  ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Loudoun County Launches New Transit App

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Loudoun County Transit has launched a new mobile app called “Transit.” Loudoun County will provide all updates regarding any impacts to bus service through the Transit app. The app replaces the county’s previous text service&...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Loudoun County Officials Praise New Law Limiting Greenway Toll Increases

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Loudoun County officials are celebrating the culmination of years of effort to curb toll increases on the Dulles Greenway. Governor Northam has signed legislation passed by the General Assembly during the 2021 special session (HB 1832 and SB 1259) that es...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

In-Person Voting for June Democratic Primary Begins April 23

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Loudoun County election officials announce that in-person voting for the June 8, 2021, Democratic primary election begins Friday, April 23, 2021, at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 751 Miller Drive SE in Leesburg. In addition, ballots are ...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Loudoun County Schedules Free COVID-19 Testing Events through May

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Loudoun County will continue to hold free, drive thru COVID-19 testing events through May. The events are scheduled for Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the following locations:

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Loudoun County Taking Steps to Restore Potomac River Ferry Service

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Loudoun County will study available options for resuming ferry service between Montgomery County, Maryland and Loudoun County. The study will include options for restoring service at White’s Ferry. Ferry service across the Potomac River is recog...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Approves Nonprofit Human Service Grant Funding Awards for FY 2022

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its meeting on April 20, 2021. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that pr...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Loudoun County Hosts Business Hazardous Waste Collection Event May 6

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Loudoun County will host a hazardous waste collection event for businesses and organizations Thursday, May 6, 2021. Pre-registration is required to participate, and must be received no later than Friday, April 30, 2021. The county holds two collection eve...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Government Center Project Complete; Sidewalk Reopens, Bus Stop Returns to Original Location

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Construction of an awning at the Loudoun County Government Center that affected pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Harrison Street in Leesburg has been completed. As a result, on Monday, April 19, 2021:

  • The sidewalk on the Government Center side of Harris...
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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Proposed Dulles West Boulevard Extension April 29

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed extension of Dulles West Boulevard from Northstar Boulevard to Arcola Boulevard. The public information meeting will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021, from 6:00 &...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Input Meeting on Route 15 South Safety and Operational Study April 22

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Loudoun County is hosting its second online meeting to gain input from the public on Route 15 south. The Route 15 south public input meeting will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend the ...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Loudoun Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Loudoun County Health Department will pause its use of the single-dose Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine immediately in accordance with the Virginia Department of Health’s announcement this morning. 

As of this morning, approxima...

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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 9, 2021

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

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Update 4/10/21@12:37 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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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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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Public Comment Invited on Draft Unmet Housing Needs Strategic Plan

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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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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 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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Posted on: April 6, 2021

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

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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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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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  • Update: The survey will remain open through May 17, 2021.

Original news release below:

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 participa...

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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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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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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 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 12, 2021

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

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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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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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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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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: 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 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: 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: 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: June 4, 2021

Six Things to Know about the June 8, 2021, Primary Election in Loudoun

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A Democratic Party primary election for state offices will be held in Loudoun County Tuesday, June 8, 2021. Election officials remind voters of six key things to know ahead of the election.

1. Know When to Vote

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

In-Person Voting for June Democratic Primary Begins April 23

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Loudoun County election officials announce that in-person voting for the June 8, 2021, Democratic primary election begins Friday, April 23, 2021, at the Office of Elections and Voter Registration, 751 Miller Drive SE in Leesburg. In addition, ballots are ...

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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: 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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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: 

  • Loudoun County Office of Electi...
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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: 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 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.

“We will have tables and chairs set up in...

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Posted on: June 13, 2019

Loudoun Electoral Board to Hold Drawing for Ballot Order for Soil and Water Conservation Director

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The Loudoun Electoral Board will hold a drawing Friday, June 14, 2019, to determine the ballot order in the November general election for two of the candidates for Soil and Water Conservation Director, Loudoun District. 

On Thursday, June 6, 2019,...

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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: 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: 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: 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: April 25, 2019

Absentee Voting for June 2019 Election begins April 26 in Loudoun

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Loudoun County election officials remind voters that absentee voting for the June 11, 2019, primary election begins Friday, April 26, 2019. 

Anyone who would like to vote an absentee ballot in person may do so at the Loudoun County Office of Elect...

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

Campaign Finance Training Set for March 27, 2019, in Leesburg

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The Virginia Department of Elections is holding Campaign Finance Training throughout the state in March 2019. Officials are offering a seminar for candidates and treasurers on the laws and policies governing campaign finance reporting and compliance. &...

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Posted on: December 10, 2018

Loudoun Election Officials Celebrate Continued Success of Student Page Program

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The Loudoun County Office of Elections and Voter Registration is celebrating a record-setting year for its Election Page program with more students participating than ever before. More than 140 students from high schools across the county participated as ...

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Posted on: January 16, 2019

Special Election for 86th House of Delegates District is February 19, 2019

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A special election to fill the vacant seat in the 86th House of Delegates District will be held in Loudoun County Tuesday, February 19, 2019. This election is open only to registered voters in the 86th House of Delegates District, which in Loudoun County ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2019

Lovettsville Special Election February 5; Voter Registration Deadline is January 22

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A special election for two seats on the Lovettsville Town Council will be held Tuesday, February 5, 2019. Only registered voters who live within the Lovettsville town limits are eligible to vote in the election. 

The deadline to register to vote f...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

Aumentan los casos de COVID-19 en Loudoun; Los funcionarios de salud recomiendan la vacunación

Los funcionarios de salud informan que durante el último mes, el número de nuevos casos de COVID-19 ha aumentado significativamente en el condado de Loudoun, en Virginia y en todo Estados Unidos, impulsado por la variante Delta del coronavirus.

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Eventos comunitarios programados de vacunación COVID-19 en Loudoun

Varios eventos comunitarios que ofrecen la vacuna COVID-19 al público están programados en el condado de Loudoun durante las próximas semanas. Las vacunas son gratuitas para todos, independientemente de su estado migratori...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

El servicio sin cita previa ahora está disponible en la clínica de vacunación COVID-19 de Loudoun

El condado de Loudoun ahora ofrece servicio sin cita previa en la clínica de vacunación COVID-19, que se encuentra en Dulles Town Center, 21090 Dulles Town Circle en Sterling. Las personas mayores de 12 años son elegibles para la vacunación por orden de l...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

El distanciamiento social y las restricciones de capacidad terminaron el 28 de mayo

Con la reciente Orden Ejecutiva del Gobernador, el condado de Loudoun generalmente ya no requiere que los empleados y miembros del público que estén completamente vacunados contra el COVID-19 y que trabajen o visiten las instalaciones del condado usen más...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

Lo que necesita saber sobre la aprobación de la vacuna COVID-19 para adolescentes de 12 a 15 años

Se espera la aprobación de la vacuna Pfizer COVID-19 para adolescentes de 12 a 15 años por parte de las autoridades federales esta semana. Mientras nuestra comunidad espera esta próxima fase de los esfuerzos de vacunaci&am...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Loudoun detiene el uso de la vacuna COVID-19 de Johnson & Johnson

El Departamento de Salud del condado de Loudoun detendrá el uso de la vacuna de una dosis de Johnson and Johnson (J&J) inmediatamente de acuerdo con el anuncio del Departamento de Salud de Virginia esta mañana.

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Posted on: February 12, 2021

Loudoun Covid-19 de la encuesta previa para la vacuna cierra Feb. 12 a las 5:00.; la proxima semana

El Departamento de Salud de Virginia ha anunciado el lanzamiento de un Sistema de prerregistro de vacunas en todo el estado para proporcionar un proceso unificado e integral para que las personas en Virginia se preinscriban para la vacuna COVID-19.

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

¿Estás en la fase 1b? Esto es lo que necesita saber

El Departamento de Salud de Virginia (VDH) anunció que el condado de Loudoun entrará en la Fase 1b de los esfuerzos de vacunación contra COVID-19 el lunes 11 de enero de 2021. El condado de Loudoun está trabajan...

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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Comienza la distribución gradual de la vacuna COVID-19 en el condado de Loudoun

Con la llegada del primer envío de la vacuna COVID-19, las primeras rondas de vacunaciones están en marcha en el condado de Loudoun. El condado sigue las pautas del Centro para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades (CDC) y el plan de vacunación del D...

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Posted on: December 10, 2020

El gobernador anuncia nuevas medidas de mitigación para frenar la propagación del COVID-19

Con el aumento de casos de COVID-19 en todo Virginia, el gobernador Ralph Northam ha anunciado nuevas medidas específicas para frenar la propagación del coronavirus.

Las siguientes medidas de mitigación entrarán ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

Important Fire Safety Reminders After Two Accidental Fires in Loudoun County

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After two accidental house fires within twenty-four hours displaced ten people and caused $604k in damages, Loudoun firefighters offer important fire prevention information.  

On Tuesday, July 15, 2021, just before 2:45 p.m., the Loudoun County Em...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

Fire Marshal Determines Battery Malfunction is Cause of Sterling House Fire

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) attributed the cause of Monday’s house fire that displaced seven residents to a malfunction within a charging electric scooter.  

Just after 3:00 p.m., Monday, June 21, 2021, the Loudoun County Emerge...

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Posted on: June 17, 2021

Loudoun Fire Officials Offer Critical Fireworks Safety Tips and 2021 Fireworks Event Schedule

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As COVID-19 restrictions across the region are being lifted, many Fourth of July fireworks displays around Loudoun County are back on the calendar. Loudoun County’s Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) encourages residents to attend profess...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System Receives Governor’s Fire Service Award

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On Friday, June 4, 2021, Governor Ralph Northam announced that Loudoun County’s Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) has received a Governor’s Fire Service Award for Excellence in Virginia Fire Services in recognition of the FACT*...

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Posted on: June 7, 2021

One Deceased After Lovettsville House Fire

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) has confirmed that Saturday nights’ fire in Lovettsville that claimed one life was incendiary in nature. 

Just before 8:30 p.m., Saturday, June 5, 2021, Loudoun County Fire and Res...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

Pool and Water Safety

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As swimming pools across the area open this Memorial Day weekend and we take to the water to cool off, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Officials remind residents to be vigilant about pool and water safety. The USA Swimming Foundation reports nearly 90 chil...

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Posted on: May 20, 2021

Millay Court House Fire Attributed to HVAC System

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office determined last night’s house fire in Ashburn was accidental, resulting from a mechanical malfunction in the air handler system, a component of the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HV...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

LC-CFRS Welcomes New Assistant Chief

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is pleased to welcome Travis Preau as the Assistant Chief of Support Services and Volunteer Administration.

Assistant Chief Preau (pronounced Pro) is a progressive fire service leader that brings...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Monday's House Fire in Leesburg Attributed to Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office investigation into Monday morning’s fire in Leesburg reveals the fire was accidental, due to the improper discarding of smoking materials into a planter. 

Just after 9:30 a.m. on Monday,...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Two Accidental Fires Over the Weekend Cause Extensive Damage and Displace Residents

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After a large apartment fire on Friday displaced 56 adults, Loudoun firefighters responded to two more fires this weekend resulting in approximately $500,000 in damages and an additional 13 residents displaced.

The first incident occurred just before 10:45...

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Posted on: April 30, 2021

Sterling Apartment Building Heavily Damaged by Fire

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office remains on scene investigating the cause of a large fire in a Sterling apartment building.

Just after 10:15 a.m. on Friday, April 30, 2021, fire and rescue units from Sterling Park, Cascades, Kincora, Ashb...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Open Burning Ban Takes Effect May 1, 2021

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office reminds our residents and visitors that open burning is prohibited in Loudoun County and the incorporated Towns of Hamilton, Hillsboro, Leesburg, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville, and Round Hill, bet...

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Posted on: April 28, 2021

Fire Marshal's Offer Safety Tips After Mulch Fire Heavily Damages Aldie Home

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Tuesday evening’s fire in Aldie prompts a warning from the Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office to residents and business owners to use caution and follow important safety precautions when using landscaping mulch. 

Just after 6...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

National Volunteer Week Honors Loudoun's Volunteer First Responders

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As proclaimed by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors, the week of April 18 – 24, 2021 has been designated as National Volunteer Week in recognition of the hundreds of dedicated volunteer members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

LC-CFRS Kicking Off Annual Smoke Alarm Program to Protect Loudoun Residents

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System’s annual smoke alarm program kicks off this Saturday, April 17, 2021 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in neighborhoods across Loudoun County. 

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Case Study: Importance of Teamwork and Communication in the Emergency Communications Center

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Loudoun County 9-1-1 what is your emergency? My mom won’t wake up. Ok. What’s your address? I don’t know, I am in a hotel. Do you know which hotel? No. 

A routine call can become increasingly difficult when working with a young child that does not...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Loudoun Celebrates Public Safety Communications Staff April 11 – 17, 2021

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As proclaimed by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, the week of April 11 – 17, 2021 is designated as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. Throughout the week, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue ...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Unattended Cooking to Blame in Hamilton House Fire

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that Tuesday night’s fire in Hamilton was caused by unattended cooking and estimated the damages at approximately $164,740. 

Just before 8:45 p.m., Tuesday, April 6th, 202...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

78 Loudoun County First Responders Graduate Fire and EMS Training

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is honored to announce the graduation of 78 personnel who completed various levels of fire and rescue training. A virtual graduation ceremony was held Monday, March 22, 2021 and recognized the a...

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Posted on: March 29, 2021

Leesburg Apartment Fire Caused by Inappropriately Discarded Smoking Materials

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office is issuing an important warning and offering safety tips after another Loudoun County fire is attributed to the improper disposal of smoking materials. 

Just before 3:00 a.m., Monday, March 29, 20...

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Posted on: March 16, 2021

Patient Succumbs to Injuries After Ashburn House Fire

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The critically injured adult who was rescued from Friday morning’s house fire in the Farmwell Hunt Community of Ashburn has succumbed to her injuries. The deceased has been identified as 45-year-old Nylsa Clark.

At approximately 4:45 a.m. on Frid...

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Ashburn Single Family Home Fire Critically Injures One and Displaces Four Residents

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A single-family home fire in the Farmwell Hunt Community of Ashburn critically injures one and displaces a family of four in the Ashburn District of Loudoun County on early Friday morning. 

At approximately 4:45 a.m. on Friday, March 12, 2021, fir...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

This Weekend 'Spring Forward;' Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

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Sunday, March 14, 2021 we “spring forward” and set our clocks ahead one hour in observance of daylight-saving time. The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System asks that you also check the batteries in your smoke alarms, carbon ...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Loudoun Fire Chief Keith H. Johnson Appointed President of Virginia Fire Chiefs Association

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is honored to announce the appointment of Chief Keith H. Johnson to President of the Virginia Fire Chiefs Association (VFCA). The mission of the VFCA is to serve the communities of Virginia thro...

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Open Burning Restrictions: “4:00 p.m. Law” Commences February 15

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office is reminding citizens that open burning is restricted in Loudoun County between February 15 and April 30. The regulations, which prohibit open air fires, or open burning as it is commonly referred...

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Posted on: January 28, 2021

LC-CFRS "Give local, Save Local" Blood Drive 2-12-21

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Make a lifesaving blood donation and support your Loudoun County and Northern Virginia community! 

Please take a moment to sign up for the next LC-CFRS and Inova Blood Donor Services (IBDS) Blood Drive on Friday, February 12, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. t...

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Posted on: January 25, 2021

Fire Marshal Determines Cause of Saturday’s Structure Fire in Downtown Leesburg

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office has determined the cause of Saturday’s fire on Market Street to be accidental, caused by unattended cooking in the kitchen. 

At approximately 11:20 a.m., Saturday, January 23, 2021, the L...

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Posted on: January 20, 2021

Fire Marshal's Office Investigating Two Suspicious Fires in Sterling

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating two recent arson fires in the Sterling area and is requesting any video or photos from either incident.

At approximately 10:00 p.m., on Friday January 15, 2021, fire and rescue units from ...

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Posted on: January 15, 2021

Two House Fires on Wednesday Cause Nearly $1M in Damages

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Two structure fires in the Waterford and Lovettsville area Wednesday night did a combined $980,000 in damages and displaced several residents.

Just before 4:20 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, fire and rescue units from Loudoun County and Frederick Cou...

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Posted on: January 8, 2021

Firefighters Team Up with Mobile Hope and One Warm Coat® for Annual Coat Drive

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System, along with the Loudoun Career Firefighters Association Local 3756, have once again partnered with One Warm Coat and Mobile Hope Loudoun to collect winter apparel for local residents in need. This year du...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Seventeen Firefighter/EMTs Graduate 40th Fire and Rescue Recruit Academy

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On Monday, January 4, 2021, seventeen Firefighter/Emergency Medical Technician’s graduated from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue’s 40th recruit class. In lieu of a traditional graduation ceremony with friends and family, a small swearing...

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Posted on: December 28, 2020

Family of Five Displaced After Round Hill House Fire

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Early this morning, Loudoun County firefighters responded to a house fire in Round Hill that displaced five residents and caused $586,000 in damages.

Just before 1:00 a.m., Monday, December 28, 2020, fire and rescue units from Round Hill, Purcellville, Ham...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Deceased Resident Identified in Leesburg House Fire

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On Wednesday, December 16, 2020 the Loudoun County Office of the Chief Medical Examiner confirmed the identity of the victim from Sunday’s house fire as 58-year-old Lynne McKew. The official cause of death remains under investigation by the Office of the ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2020

Firefighters Locate Deceased Adult After Leesburg House Fire

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Loudoun County firefighters responded to a house fire in Leesburg Sunday night and upon extinguishing the fire, located a deceased female adult inside the residence. 

Just before 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 13, 2020, Loudoun County fire and resc...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Sterling House Fire Displaces Family and Prompts Smoke Alarm and Fire Safety Outreach

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Loudoun County Fire Officials are reminding residents about the importance of smoke alarms and dangers of heating equipment after a Sterling family experiences a devastating house fire. Just before 5:15 p.m. on December 10, 2020, fire and resc...

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Posted on: November 30, 2020

LC-CFRS Blood Drive December 11, 2020

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Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is joining Inova Blood Donor Services to host a blood drive at the Oliver Robert “O.R.” Dubé Fire and Rescue Training Academy in Leesburg on Friday, December 11, 2020 and encourages all Loudoun residents to participate.

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Posted on: November 23, 2020

Cooking Safely During the Holiday Season

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Thanksgiving and the holidays are full of excitement, good food and fun times with family. As preparations for the busy holiday season are underway, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System encourages residents to follow safe cooking practices. ...

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

Working Smoke Alarms and a Closed Door Kept Ashburn Family Safe

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An Ashburn family of three was awakened suddenly by their smoke alarms just after 1:15 a.m. on Monday, November 9, 2020. When the smoke alarms sounded, the resident discovered a small fire burning in a second story bedroom and immediately closed the door,...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Fire Officials Offer Safety Tips and Credit Automatic Fire Sprinklers After Ashburn Fire

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Just after 2:00 a.m. on Friday, October 30, fire and rescue units from Ashburn, Moorfield, Lansdowne, Sterling Park, and Leesburg responded to the 21,000 block of Thatcher Terrace in Ashburn for a reported structure fire. Initial 9-1-1 callers indicated t...

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Posted on: October 29, 2020

80 Loudoun County First Responders Graduate EMS Training

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is honored to announce the graduation of 80 personnel who successfully completed various levels of fire and rescue training. Due to social distancing, a virtual graduation ceremony was conducted...

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Posted on: October 28, 2020

“Fall Back”, Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

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Sunday, November 1st, 2020, we “Fall Back” and set our clocks back one hour to Eastern Standard Time. As we do, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System reminds citizens to use this opportunity to check the batteries in your ...

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Posted on: October 1, 2020

Loudoun Firefighters Go Virtual For “Fire Prevention Month”

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) members always strive to provide effective, consistent, and readily accessible fire and life safety education for Loudoun residents year-round. Annually we designate October as Fire Prevention M...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Fire Officials Remind Residents of Open Burning Regulations for Fall and Winter

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) reminds residents that effective October 1, 2020, through midnight February 14, 2021, open burning is permitted for the burning of leaves and trees, brush, yard and garden trimmings...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Make Your Lifesaving Blood Donation with Loudoun County Fire and Rescue on October 9, 2020

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Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is joining Inova Blood Donor Services to host a blood drive at the Oliver Robert “O.R.” Dubé Fire and Rescue Training Academy in Leesburg on Friday, October 9, 2020 and encourages all Loudoun r...

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Posted on: September 16, 2020

Reopening of Plaza Street Fire Station in Leesburg

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Leesburg, VA. - Effective at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 17, 2020, Leesburg Fire Station #20, located at 61 Plaza Street NE in Leesburg will reopen after a substantial expansion and renovation project. This project was necessary to accommodate additi...

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Posted on: September 15, 2020

Loudoun Becomes One of First EMS Agencies in the Country to Carry Whole Blood

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Loudoun County’s Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) is again leading the way with innovative emergency medicine as one the first agencies in the United States, to carry whole blood that can be delivered on the emergency scene.

Each year he...

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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: August 22, 2020

Fire Marshal Determines Faulty Battery is the Cause of Aldie House Fire

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) attributed the cause of Friday night’s house fire that displaced four residents to a faulty lithium ion battery inside the garage. 

At approximately 7:11 p.m. Friday, August 21, 20...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Holiday Fire Safety Checklist

Holiday Fire Safety Newsflash

Decorating for the winter holidays is fun and festive, but holiday decorations can increase the risk of fire in your home. As you deck the halls this season, take a moment to review our holiday fire safety checklist and be fire smart!

Christmas Trees:

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: November 25, 2019

Cooking Safely During the Holiday Season

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Thanksgiving and the holidays are full of excitement, good food and fun times with family. As preparations for the busy holiday season are underway, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System encourages residents to follow safe cooking practices. ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: November 8, 2019

Fire Officials Tout Automatic Fire Sprinklers and Offer Safety Tips After Fire at Local Business

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

At approximately 7:00 p.m. on November 6th, Fire and Rescue units from the Metropolitan Washington Dulles Airport Authority and Fairfax County were dispatched to investigate a report of a fire alarm sounding in a commercial building in the 44,000 block of...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Loudoun County Firefighters Participate in 2019 Toys for Tots Campaign

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System and the Loudoun Career Firefighters Association are pleased to announce their participation in the 72nd Annual Toys for Tots Campaign. “We are proud to once again participate in this wonderful p...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Firefighters Team Up with Mobile Hope and One Warm Coat® for Annual Coat Drive

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System, along with the Loudoun Career Firefighters Association Local 3756 invite you to bring your new or gently used and clean coats, jackets, scarves, winter hats, gloves and mittens to any of the fir...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: November 1, 2019

“Fall Back,” Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

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Sunday, November 3, 2019, we “Fall Back” and set our clocks back one hour to Eastern Standard Time. As we do, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System reminds citizens to use this opportunity to check the ba...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Temporary Closure of Leesburg Fire Station and Relocation of Fire and Rescue Crews

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

Effective at 6:00 a.m. on November 1, 2019, the Leesburg Fire Station #20, located at 61 Plaza Street NE, will temporarily close for renovations. Closure of the station is anticipated to last approximately six months with re-occupancy occurring on or arou...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 11, 2019

Cause Determined in Fatal Sterling House Fire

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office has determined that unattended cooking was the cause of a fatal house fire in Sterling and have estimated damages to the home at $144,000. The investigation also revealed that there were no working smoke ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 6, 2019

Early Morning Fire in Sterling Leaves One Deceased, One Injured

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Just before 3:00 a.m., Sunday, October 6, 2019, the Loudoun Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a 9-1-1 call for a possible house fire in the 200 block of Giles Place in Sterling. Loudoun County fire and rescue crews from Cascades, Kincora, Ste...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 2, 2019

October Fire Prevention Month Events

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Loudoun County’s Combined Fire and Rescue System will be hosting various open houses and community events throughout October in honor of Fire Prevention Month. These free, family friendly events allow Loudoun’s citizens to visit local ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: September 30, 2019

Fire Officials Remind Residents of Open Burning Regulations for Fall and Winter

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office (FMO) reminds residents that effective October 1, 2019, through midnight February 14, 2020, open burning is permitted for the burning of leaves and trees, brush, yard and garden trimmings...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Loudoun County Officials Break Ground on New Lucketts Fire Station

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On Wednesday, September 25, 2019, officials from the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS), Loudoun County Government, Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure, and the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors g...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: September 20, 2019

110 First Responders Graduate Fire Rescue Training

Top Recruits Fall 2019 Volunteer Graduation

The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is honored to announce the graduation of 110 volunteer first responder personnel who successfully completed various levels of fire and rescue training. A graduation ceremony was held on Tuesday, September...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: September 13, 2019

Blood Donors Wanted for Upcoming Loudoun Blood Drive Events

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System, Inova Loudoun Hospital and Inova Blood Donor Services encourage you to make a lifesaving appointment to donate at one of our upcoming community blood drives.

Did you know that hemorrhage is the number one...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: September 6, 2019

South Riding Family Displaced After Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause House Fire

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office determined the cause of an early morning fire in South Riding, which did $200,000 in damages and displaced two residents, to be improperly discarded smoking materials.

At 12:02 a.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019 the ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: September 1, 2019

Sunday Morning House Fire in Ashburn Caused by Hot Grill Ashes

Taylorstown Hunt 9-1-19 Grill Fire

After an early morning house fire in Ashburn displaces five and does $750,000 in damages, fire officials offer important, and potentially lifesaving reminders about grilling safely.   

Just before 4:45 a.m. Sunday, September 1, 2019, the ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Support Loudoun Firefighters as they Fill-the-Boot for Muscular Dystrophy

LCFR NEWS and ALERTS 8-2019

As the end of summer approaches firefighters across the nation will once again be busy filling their boots to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and “Jerry’s Kids”. Members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire an...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: August 20, 2019

Eighteen Firefighter/EMTs Graduate Fire and Rescue Recruit Academy

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On Friday, August 16, 2019, before family members and friends, 18 recruits graduated from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue’s 38th recruit class. In an official ceremony held at Cornerstone Chapel in Leesburg, Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary Clemen...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Fire Marshal Determines Cause of Two-Alarm House Fire in Ashburn

NEWSFLASH

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office has completed their investigation into a two-alarm house fire that did $1.5 million in damages to eight homes earlier and offers important safety tips.

At 3:24 a.m., on July 31, 2019, the Loudoun County Co...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Fire Marshal Investigating Two-Alarm House Fire in Ashburn

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office remains on scene of a two alarm house fire that destroyed two homes and damaged two more. 

At 3:24 a.m. the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received multiple 9-1-1 calls reporting a hou...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: July 24, 2019

Join the Battle of the Badges Blood Drive August 2, 2019

8-2-19 BATTLE OF THE BADGES

Join area first responders for the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System and Loudoun County Sheriff's Office "Battle of the Badges" Blood Drive on Friday August 2, 2019.

Battle of the Badges is a friendly competition to encourage communi...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 28, 2019

Local Officials Celebrate Grand Opening of Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station

LCFR Fire Station 627 Grand Opening - Coupling Ceremony Newsflash

Officials from Loudoun County Fire and Rescue, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and County Administration joined first responders, residents and other local leaders on Wednesday, June 26th, 2019 for the official Grand Opening Ceremony for the newes...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 27, 2019

Purcellville House Fire That Displaced Five Under Investigation

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

Purcellville House Fire That Displaced Five Under Investigation

Just After 8:00 p.m. on June 26, 2019, Fire and Rescue units responded to an incident in the 400 block of Heronwood Court in the Town of Purcellville. On their way to the incident, supplementa...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 24, 2019

LC-CFRS Receives Prestigious Award for Emergency Medical Services Cardiac Care

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is honored to be awarded the Silver Plus Mission Lifeline Award from the American Heart Association. The American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline program recognizes hospitals and EMS agenc...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 20, 2019

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue and Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office to Hold 12th Annual Open House

Fire & Rescue Newsflash

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) will hold their 12th Annual Open House at the Dulles South Public Safety Center on Saturday, June 22, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Residents are encouraged to at...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 18, 2019

Loudoun Welcomes New Assistant Fire Chief

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The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is pleased to welcome John J. Caussin Jr. as the Assistant Chief of Support Services and Volunteer Administration. 

Assistant Chief Caussin brings thirty-four years of valuable experience and know...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: June 14, 2019

Fire Officials Share Fireworks Safety Tips and 2019 Public Firework Displays

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

As July 4th festivities approach, the Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office wants you to begin planning for a safe holiday. In 2017, U.S. hospital emergency rooms treated an estimated 12,900 people for fireworks related injuries. Children younger...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: May 29, 2019

New Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station Opens for Service, Thursday, May 30

FS27 5-29-19 Press Release

Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is pleased to announce that the Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station No. 27 will officially open for operations on May 30, 2019.

The Kirkpatrick Farms Fire and Rescue Station is located at 41380 Gardenia Drive in Aldie o...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: May 26, 2019

Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause Ashburn Townhouse Fire

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On the eleven-year anniversary of the tragic Meadowood fire in Leesburg that was caused by improperly discarded smoking materials, a fire in an Ashburn townhouse demonstrates that this is a still a very real danger and residents must practice safe behavio...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: May 22, 2019

Stay Safe this Memorial Day with Grilling Safety Tips

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Often considered the unofficial kick-off to summer, Memorial Day weekend includes lots of celebrations featuring cookouts and barbecues. But it also means the increased risk of grilling fires. U.S. fire departments responded to 10,200 home fires involving...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: May 21, 2019

Pool and Water Safety!

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As swimming pools across Loudoun County open this Memorial Day weekend and people of all ages take to the water to cool off, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Officials remind residents to be vigilant about pool and water safety. The USA Swimming Foundation ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: May 1, 2019

LC-CFRS’s Smoke Alarm Program Coming to a Neighborhood Near You

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As we kick off the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System’s (LC-CFRS) new Smoke Alarm Program this Saturday, May 4, 2019, Loudoun residents will routinely observe fire and rescue personnel out in the community offering free smoke alarm i...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: April 30, 2019

2019 Emergency Medical Services Community Open House Events

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Each year National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to honor the dedication of those who provide day-to-day lifesaving services on medicine's "front line." This year EMS Week has been ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: April 25, 2019

Open Burning Ban Takes Effect May 1, 2019

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office reminds our residents and visitors that open burning is prohibited in Loudoun County between May 1st and September 30th. These regulations prohibit open air fires or open burning with the following considerations:

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: April 12, 2019

Electrical Malfunction Identified as Cause of Aldie House Fire

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The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office investigation determines yesterday’s house fire in Aldie was due to an electrical wiring malfunction.

At 12:10 p.m. Thursday, April 12, 2019, the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: April 10, 2019

2019 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

NEWSFLASH LCFR News - Alerts

The week of April 14 through April 20, 2019, has officially been recognized as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System along with the Loudoun County Sheri...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: April 9, 2019

Fire and Rescue System Honors 2018 Awardees

Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System Awards and Recognition

            On Monday, April 8, 2019, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) held its Annual Awards and Recognition Ceremony to honor Loudoun's first responders, staff and citizen...

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Posted on: March 29, 2019

Tragic Death Brings to Life a New, Innovative Model for Out-of-Hospital Blood Transfusions

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Inova Health System, Inova Trauma and Blood Donor Services, and the Northern Virginia EMS Council, in collaboration with the Fairfax County and Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Departments, are proud to announce the launch of Field Available Component Trans...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 27, 2019

80 First Responders Graduate Fire Rescue Training

NEWSFLASH

Leesburg, VA. - The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System is honored to announce the graduation of 80 first responders personnel who successfully completed various levels of fire and rescue training. A graduation ceremony was held on Monday, Marc...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 12, 2019

LC-CFRS Members Participate in Annual JEMS EMS Competition

JEMS 2019 Davis- Artisst

Recently members of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System participated as subject matter experts for a resoundingly successful 2019 JEMS Games. Assistant Chief Robin Davis of the Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad, Dr. John Morgan, the Loudoun C...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 7, 2019

“Spring Forward:” Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

NEWSFLASH LC-CFRS smoke alarm guy 2018

Sunday, March 10, 2019 we “spring forward” and set our clocks ahead one hour in observance of daylight saving time. As we change our clocks, our fire prevention team asks that you use this opportunity to check the batteries in your smo...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 6, 2019

Two Fires in Loudoun County Displace Three and Cause Significant Damages

NEWSFLASH

Two fires in Loudoun County within eight hours of each other fortunately resulted in no injuries, but displaced three residents, several animals and did over a half million dollars in damages. Fire Officials issue important safety reminders as we usher ou...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 5, 2019

Discarded Smoking Material Causes Sterling Townhouse Fire

Sterling Townhouse Fire

Just after 8:04 p.m., Monday, March 4, 2019, the Loudoun County Emergency Communications Center (ECC) received a 911 call from the occupant reporting a structure fire at 46000 Block of Ashmere Square in Sterling. The caller reported fire in his townhouse....

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 28, 2019

High Winds contribute to House Fire in Philomont, VA

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    Just after 2:25 p.m., Monday, February 25th, 2019, units from Philomont, Aldie, Round Hill, Purcellville, Leesburg, South Riding and numerous command and safety officers were dispatched for a structure fire in the 20200 block of Greg...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 25, 2019

Busy Weekend as Firefighters Respond to High-Rise Fire with Sprinkler Activation & Mobile Home Fire

NEWSFLASH

Just after 3:30 p.m., Saturday, February 23, 2019, units from Ashburn and Lansdowne were dispatched for a reported automatic fire alarm in an 11-story high-rise building located in the 19000 block of Cypress Ridge Terrace in Lansdowne Woods, Leesburg, VA....

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Posted on: February 12, 2019

Loudoun County Fire & Rescue Hosting Revolutionary Training Program for Firefighters

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As tactical athletes, firefighters face adverse weather conditions, unpredictable environments, and risk their lives daily to keep their communities safe. They consistently endure physical and mental stress for the duration of their time served. As a resu...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Open Burning Restrictions: “4:00 p.m. Law” Commences February 15

NEWSFLASH

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office is reminding citizens that open burning is restricted in Loudoun County between February 15 and April 30. The regulations, which prohibit open air fires, or open burning as it is commonly referred to, betw...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 2, 2019

Smoke Alarms Saves a Family of Four in Round Hill House Fire

NEWSFLASH

Just after 4:00 a.m., Saturday, February 2, 2019, units from Round Hill, Purcellville, Loudoun Heights, Hamilton, Leesburg, Clarke County and numerous command and safety officer were dispatched for a reported structure fire in the Blue Ridge District of L...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: January 16, 2019

Loudoun County Fire Engine Involved in Accident

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Just before 11:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 15th, Loudoun County Middleburg Engine 603 was involved in a single vehicle accident on Zulla Road in Fauquier County. Engine 603 was returning from a mutual aid emergency medical call in Fauquier County when the e...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Fire Marshal’s Office Make Arrest in Tuesday Morning Vehicle Fire

Fire & Rescue Newsflash

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649January 9, 2019

 

For Immediate Release:Fire Marshal’s Office Make Arrest in Tuesday Morning Vehicle Fire

 

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Two Early Morning Arson Fires in Leesburg Destroy Vehicles, Fire Officials Requesting Information

Fire & Rescue Newsflash

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649January 3, 2019

 

For Immediate Release:Two Early Morning Arson Fires in Leesburg Destroy Vehicles, Fire Officials Requesting Information...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 27, 2018

Christmas Day Fire Displaces 8, Firefighters Deliver Christmas Presents to Children

Christmas Fire 12-22-15

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649December 27, 2018

For Immediate Release:Accidental Christmas Fire Destroys Family Home, Firefighters Ensure Children Receive Gifts

The Loudoun Cou...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 13, 2018

Annual Coat Drive Proceeds to Provide Much Needed Relief for Local Families

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649December 13, 2018

For Immediate Release:Annual Coat Drive Proceeds to Provide Much Needed Relief for Local Families

Leesburg, VA. - On Monday, Dec...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 6, 2018

Ashburn House Fire Highlights Importance of Smoke Alarms and Non-Combustible Siding

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649December 6th, 2018

For Immediate Release:Ashburn House Fire Highlights Importance of Smoke Alarms and Non-Combustible Siding

Just after 2:00 p.m. ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 6, 2018

RapidSOS Technology Gets Loudoun First Responders to Patients Sooner

RapidSOS Newsflash

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649December 6th, 2018

For Immediate Release:RapidSOS Technology Gets Loudoun First Responders to Patients Sooner

The Loudoun County Emergency Communi...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Fire and Rescue Metrorail Training Simulator Wins National Award

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For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

Laura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649

December 5, 2018

 

For Immediate Release:

Fire and Rescue Metrorail Training Simulator Wins National Award 

 Tuesday, Dec...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: April 5, 2018

2018 National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Celebrated

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLoudoun County Fire and RescueLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649or
Kraig Troxell, Media Relations & Communications ManagerLoudoun County Sheriff's OfficeKraig.Troxell@l...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 30, 2018

Fire and Rescue System Honors 33 Awardees

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For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649March 30, 2018

For Immediate Release:Fire and Rescue System Honors 33 Awardees       &am...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: March 9, 2018

“Spring Forward”, Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

Laura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649

March 9, 2018

For Immediate Release:

“Spring Forward”, Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

Sunday, March 11th,...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 27, 2018

Brower Named Virginia’s Career Fire Chief of the Year

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649
February 27, 2018

Brower Named Virginia’s Career Fire Chief of the Year Loudoun County Fire and Rescue is proud to announce that...Read on... Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 26, 2018

Fire-Rescue and Law Enforcement Training to be Conducted in Arcola

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLoudoun County Fire and Rescueemail or 571-233-1649or
Kraig Troxell, Media Relations & Communications Manager Loudoun County Sheriff’s Officeemail or 703-771...Details...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 15, 2018

Electrical Fire in Lovettsville Displaces Three Adults

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649
February 15, 2018

For Immediate Release:Electrical Fire in Lovettsville Displaces Three Adults

Lovettsville, VA. – The Loudoun Cou...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 8, 2018

Working Smoke Alarms Alert Family to House Fire

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For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

Laura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649

February 8, 2018

For Immediate Release:

Working Smoke Alarms Alert Family to House Fire

In the early morning hours of February 1st the Loudoun Coun...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: February 6, 2018

Open Burning Restrictions: “4:00 p.m. Law” Commences February 15

For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

Laura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649

February 6, 2018

For Immediate Release:  Open Burning Restrictions: “4:00 p.m. Law” Commences February 15&a...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: January 29, 2018

Saturday’s Early Morning Fire in Ashburn Ruled Arson; Officials Seeking Information

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649
January 29, 2018

For Immediate Release:Saturday’s Early Morning Fire in Ashburn Ruled Arson; Officials Seeking Information

Ashbu...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: January 24, 2018

Rash of Fires Caused by Open Burning Prompts Warning From Fire Officials

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer
January 24, 2018

For Immediate Release:

Rash of Fires Caused by Open Burning Prompts Warning From Fire Officials 

Leesburg, VA., ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: January 21, 2018

Early Morning Fire at Monroe Technology Center

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649January 21, 2018

For Immediate Release:Early Morning Fire at Monroe Technology Center

Leesburg, VA. - Just after midnight Sunday, January 21st...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 14, 2017

Victim Identified in Lovettsville House Fire

 

For Additional Information: 

 

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

 

Laura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649

 

December 14, 2017

 

 

 

For Immediate Release:

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Automatic Fire Sprinklers Prevent Further Damages at Local High School

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649
December 11, 2017

For Immediate Release:Automatic Fire Sprinklers Prevent Further Damages at Local High School

A fire overnight at Dominio...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Oakgrove Road Fire Displaces Sterling Family

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649
December 11, 2017

For Immediate Release:Oakgrove Road Fire Displaces Sterling Family The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office inv...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 11, 2017

Fatal House Fire in Lovettsville

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649
December 11, 2017

For Immediate Release:Fatal House Fire in Lovettsville

Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s remain on scene investiga...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 9, 2017

Ashburn Fire Displaces Family of Five

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649December 9, 2017For Immediate Release:Ashburn Fire Displaces Family of Five

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office ...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 8, 2017

Carbon Monoxide Safety Precautions

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649December 8, 2017

For Immediate Release:Carbon Monoxide Safety Precautions

Are you and your family protected against Carbon Monoxide emergencies ...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: December 5, 2017

Put a Freeze On Winter Fires - Home Heating Safety

According to the United States Fire Administration, heating equipment is involved in one out of six reported home fires and is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Nearly half of home heating equipment fires are reported during the months of December, Jan...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: November 29, 2017

Loudoun Fire and Rescue Chief Completes International Professional Designation Process

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer
Laura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649
November 29, 2017

Leesburg, VA. –Assistant Chief Matthew Tobia of the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System has successfully c...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: November 7, 2017

Loudoun County Firefighters Participate in 2017 Toys for Tots Campaign

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The Loudoun County Fire and Rescue System and the Loudoun Career Fire Fighters Association are pleased to announce their participation in the 70th Annual Toys for Tots Campaign, sponsored by the United Stated Marine Corps Reserve. “The departm...
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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: November 2, 2017

“Fall Back”, Change Your Clocks, Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

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On Sunday, November 5, 2017, we “fall back” and set our clocks back one hour to Eastern Standard Time.  As we do, Loudoun County Fire and Rescue reminds citizens to use this opportunity to check the batteries in your smoke ala...Read on...

Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 24, 2017

Public Safety Officials Offer Halloween Safety Tips

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For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLoudoun County Fire and RescueLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov, 571-233-1649

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 23, 2017

COAT DRIVE - Loudoun County Fire and Rescue Members Partner With One Warm Coat®

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649OrDanielle BrosanDanielle.Brosan@loudoun.govOctober 23, 2017

For Immediate Release:Loudoun County Fire Rescue Members Partner With One Warm Co...

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Basement Fire on Gunflint Way in Sterling

For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649
October 12, 2017

For Immediate Release:Basement Fire on Gunflint Way in Sterling

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 12, 2017

Auto Accident with Entrapment and Hazardous Materials Response

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For Additional Information:
Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer
October 12, 2017

For Immediate Release:Auto Accident with Entrapment and Hazardous Materials Response

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 7, 2017

Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause Lovettsville Fire that Displaced Eight

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649October 7, 2017

For Immediate Release:Improperly Discarded Smoking Materials Cause Lovettsville Fire that Displaced Eight

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: October 5, 2017

Do You Have a Home Escape Plan?

For Additional Information:Laura Rinehart, Public Information OfficerLaura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649October 5, 2017

For Immediate Release:Every Second Counts! Do you and your family know what to do when the smoke alarm sounds?

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Fire and Rescue
Posted on: September 29, 2017

October Fire Prevention Month Events

For Additional Information:

Laura Rinehart, Public Information Officer

Laura.Rinehart@loudoun.gov or 571-233-1649

September 29, 2017

For Immediate Release: 

October Fire Prevention Month Events

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Fire and Rescue

News & Announcements

Posted on: July 30, 2021

Learn How to Reverse an Opioid Overdose August 2 or August 6

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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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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 26, 2021

COVID-19 Cases Increasing in Loudoun County; Health Officials Encourage Unvaccinated to Seek Vaccine

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Health officials report that over the past month, the number of new cases of COVID-19 have increased significantly in Loudoun County, in Virginia and throughout the United States, fueled by the coronavirus Delta variant.

“The number of cases is clearly hea...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Updated Hours for COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic at Dulles Town Center as of July 27; Clinic Closes Aug. 24

Link to information about the hours and status of the Loudoun County COVID-19 vaccination clinic

As demand for COVID-19 vaccine from Loudoun County continues to decrease and as more providers in the community continue to offer COVID-19 vaccine, Loudoun County is adjusting the hours of operation at its Dulles Town Center clinic effective Tuesday, July...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 14, 2021

Loudoun Officials Offer Advice on How to Beat the Heat; Storms Also in the Forecast

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With the weather forecast calling for high temperatures in the 90s, elevated humidity levels and a chance of thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts throughout the week, Loudoun County officials advise residents to be prepared and take precautions to preve...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Certified as One-Stop Center

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center has been certified as a Virginia Career Works One-Stop Affiliate Center site by the Virginia Board of Workforce Development (VBWD). The VBWD sets policies and oversees operations of the U.S. Workforce Innovation and O...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 23, 2021

Loudoun Nonprofits, Faith-Based Organizations Encouraged to Apply for American Rescue Plan Act Funds

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Nonprofits and faith-based organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to apply for financial assistance available through the county’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. This funding will support organizations that are working to ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 22, 2021

Carl Rush is New Loudoun County Chief Equity Officer

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Carl A. Rush has been selected as the new Loudoun County Chief Equity Officer, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Rush was selected for the new position after a nationwide recruitment. His appointment is effective July 8, 2021.

The newly f...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 11, 2021

County to End Shuttle Service at COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Site June 12

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Due to low ridership, Loudoun County will cease operating the free shuttle service between the Loudoun County Transit bus stop at Dulles Town Center and the county’s COVID-19 vaccination site located at the other end of the shopping mall. The last day of ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 10, 2021

Community COVID-19 Vaccination Events Scheduled in Loudoun

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  • 6/25/21 Update: A vaccine event on July 4 has been added to the list of events.

Several community events offering COVID-19 vaccine to members of the public are scheduled in Loudoun County over the next several weeks. Vaccinations are free of charge for eve...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Public Invited to “Lunch and Learn” Events During Homeownership Month

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In celebration of June as National Homeownership Month, the Loudoun County Office of Housing and its community partners invite residents to two free, virtual “lunch and learn” events. 

These workshops will provide information on purchasing a first...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Walk-in Service Now Available at Loudoun COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic

Link to information about COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in Appointments at Loudoun County Vaccine Clinic

Loudoun County is now offering walk-in service at the COVID-19 vaccination clinic, which is located at Dulles Town Center, 21090 Dulles Town Circle in Sterling. Individuals 12 years and older are eligible for vaccination on a first-come, first-served basi...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Next Session of Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins June 29 in Loudoun

Link to information about the virtual fatherhood skills-building program

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, June 29, 2021. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week virtual program.&...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Social Distancing & Capacity Restrictions End May 28; Unvaccinated People Should Still Wear Masks

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Beginning Friday, May 28, 2021, Loudoun County will implement Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 79 (PDF), which lifts all remaining capacity limits for gatherings and social distancing requirements in previous executive orders that have b...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 25, 2021

Loudoun County Schedules Free COVID-19 Testing Events through June

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Loudoun County will continue to hold free, drive-thru COVID-19 testing events through June. The events are scheduled for Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the following locations:

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 19, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers LinkedIn Learning Opportunity

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Loudoun County job seekers, as well as current workers seeking to upgrade their skills, will have access to free skills training offered by LinkedIn Learning through a new program available from the Loudoun County Workforce Resource Center.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 18, 2021

New Operating Hours for Loudoun COVID-19 Information Line

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Effective this week, Loudoun County will change the hours of operation for the COVID-19 information line to Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., excluding holidays when Loudoun County government administrative offices are closed. This change eli...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Loudoun County to Begin Vaccinating Adolescents Ages 12-15; Streamlines Appointment-Making Process

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The Loudoun County Health Department will begin offering COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment to adolescents ages 12 to 15 on Thursday, May 13, 2021, following approval by the Virginia Department of Health (VDH). Vaccinations are free of charge for everyo...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Ina Fernández is New Director of Loudoun Department of Family Services

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Ina Fernández will be the new director of the Loudoun County Department of Family Services, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Fernández was selected after a nationwide recruitment. She has been serving as acting director since June 2020....

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Loudoun County Launches New Service to Shuttle Transit Riders to Vaccination Clinic

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  • Update: 06/11/21: Due to low ridership, the shuttle service will end Saturday, June 12, 2021.

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In an effort to increase access to COVID-19 vaccinations, Loudoun County has launched a free shuttle service between the Loudoun County Trans...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Loudoun Accepting Loan Applications for Development of Affordable Multi-Family Rental Housing

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Loudoun County’s application process for the Affordable Multi-Family Housing Loan Program has opened with the release of the 2021 Notice of Funding Availability.

For-profit and nonprofit affordable housing developers are eligible to apply for loans for the...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 29, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Online Self-Scheduling Now Open to Loudoun Residents, No Pre-Registration Required

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Beginning today, Thursday, April 29, individuals 16 and over can directly schedule an appointment online to receive a free COVID-19 vaccine at the Loudoun County Health Department vaccination clinic located at Dulles Town Center in Sterling.

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 26, 2021

Loudoun to Resume Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Loudoun County Health Department will resume using the single-dose Johnson and Johnson (J&J) COVID-19 vaccine following a joint announcement by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) indicating ...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Assistance Available for Loudoun Residents Impacted by COVID-19

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While COVID-19 vaccines are bringing hope for the future, the pandemic’s economic impact continues to affect Loudoun County residents. 

If you or someone you know has been economically affected, Loudoun’s Information and Referr...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 22, 2021

Loudoun County Schedules Free COVID-19 Testing Events through May

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Loudoun County will continue to hold free, drive thru COVID-19 testing events through May. The events are scheduled for Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., at the following locations:

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Approves Nonprofit Human Service Grant Funding Awards for FY 2022

Link to information about nonprofit grant funding in Loudoun County

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its meeting on April 20, 2021. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that pr...

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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 13, 2021

Loudoun Pauses Use of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

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The Loudoun County Health Department will pause its use of the single-dose Johnson and Johnson (J&J) vaccine immediately in accordance with the Virginia Department of Health’s announcement this morning. 

As of this morning, approxima...

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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
Posted on: April 5, 2021

Loudoun Offers Virtual Parent Support Group

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Loudoun County is offering “Parenting Wisely,” a virtual parent support program for parents of middle school- and high school-aged children. 

The program helps parents learn strategies and techniques to better support their chi...

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Health & Human Services
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 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 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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Health & Human Services
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 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: 

  • Date of pre-registr...
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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
Posted on: February 19, 2021

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

Link to information about COVID-19 testing in Loudoun County

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 requirements....

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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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: 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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
Posted on: December 14, 2020

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

Link to information about the 2021 Northern Virginia Housing Expo

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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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 Poli...

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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
Posted on: August 14, 2019

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Assistance 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. 

Open House

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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
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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Health & Human Services
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun; County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Loudoun County for Friday, July 19, 2019, forecasting temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values of up to 110 degrees. 

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Posted on: July 30, 2021

Douglass Community Center Relocation Update

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The date for the relocation of the Douglass Community Center has been revised. The center will open in its new location at 705-H East Market Street in Leesburg Thursday, August 19, 2021. Phone numbers will remain the same. An indoor version of the Douglas...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: July 28, 2021

Dulles South Leisure Pool Reopens

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The leisure pool at Dulles South Recreation and Community Center has reopened. Repairs were completed ahead of schedule. 

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: July 27, 2021

Dulles South Leisure Pool Closed

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The leisure pool at Dulles South Recreation and Community Center (DSRCC) is closed due to a mechanical issue. Repairs are expected to take several days. The competition pool and hot tub will remain open during normal hours. Status updates will be posted o...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Franklin Park Pool & Claude Moore Rec Center Leisure Pool Update

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The Franklin Park pool will reopen tomorrow, July 22, 2022, during normal hours. The leisure pool at Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center (CMRCC) will remain closed for repairs, which are expected to take several days. The competition pool and spa...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Franklin Park Pool and Leisure Pool at Claude Moore Rec Center Closed

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The Franklin Park pool is closed due to a water line leak. The leisure pool at Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center (CMRCC) is closed due to a filter issue, however, the competition pool and spa remain open. Status updates will be posted on the Fr...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: July 19, 2021

County Offers Free Education & Support for Caregivers

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering free, virtual education sessions to help ease the burden and stress of caring for loved ones. The August/September series begins Tuesday, August 3, 2021. All sessions are held from 1:30 p.m. to 2:3...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Update: Potomac Green Neighborhood Park Opening

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) and Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure announce the opening of Potomac Green Neighborhood Park in Ashburn, Virginia. The park will open to the public fol...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: July 12, 2021

Potomac Green Neighborhood Park Opens to the Public

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) and Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure announce the opening of Potomac Green Neighborhood Park in Ashburn, Virginia. The park will open to the public fol...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Douglass Community Center Relocation Plan Revised

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The Douglass Community Center in Leesburg, operated by the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services, will be temporary relocated during renovation of the Douglass School. Renovation of the school, which houses the community ce...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: July 9, 2021

Countywide Linear Parks & Trails System Plan Moves Forward

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is moving ahead with the Countywide Linear Parks and Trails System Plan (LPAT) following approval of the plan by the Board of Supervisors at its business meeting on July 6, 2...

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Posted on: July 5, 2021

Public Meeting on County Parks and Recreation Master Plan July 21

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The fourth public workshop regarding the County’s Parks and Recreation master planning project will be held Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at 7 p.m. Details about joining the virtual meeting are available at loudoun.gov/prcsmasterplan.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals to Homebound Seniors in Leesburg

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The Home Delivered Meals Program (HDM), administered by the Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging, urgently needs volunteers 18 and older who will safely deliver nutritious, noontime meals to individuals confined to their home. Drivers are needed weekdays i...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

County Hosts Independence Day Celebrations July 2, July 3 & July 4

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is offering residents and visitors several options for celebrating Independence Day this year. 

Sterling Community Center hosts the annual “Star Spangled Sterling” Friday, J...

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Posted on: June 24, 2021

Douglass Community Center to Relocate During Construction

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The Douglass Community Center in Leesburg, operated by the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services, will be temporary relocated during renovation of the Douglass School. Renovation of the school, which houses the community ce...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: June 16, 2021

Loudoun County Parks and Recreation Master Plan Moves Forward

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is moving ahead with its master plan following approval of the plan by the Board of Supervisors at its business meeting on June 15, 2021. 

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

Celebrate the Summer Solstice in a Digital Planetarium!

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The Franklin Park Arts Center and Claude Moore Park have partnered to bring the Digitalis Delta 4 Inflatable Planetarium to eastern Loudoun! Ages four and older can explore the wonder of space and celebrate the summer solstice Sunday, June 20, 2021. You c...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: June 15, 2021

Space is Available in County After-School Program for Coming School Year

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The Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services has announced openings in the County After-School Activities (CASA) Program for the 2021-2022 school year. CASA is a licensed, after-school program for elementary school students (grades K-5) that...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

County Program Provides Summer Cooling Assistance for Seniors

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging, Virginia Department for the Aging, and Dominion Virginia Power are offering a program to provide fans and single-room air conditioners to eligible county residents 60 and older. The program runs June 1 through Sept...

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Posted on: June 3, 2021

County to Hold Grand Opening for Ashburn Senior Center June 17

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and departments of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Transportation and Capital Infrastructure will celebrate the grand opening of the Ashburn Senior Center Thursday, June 17, 2021, at 10:30 a.m. The publ...

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

County Parks & Recreation Receives Three National Awards

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) was recognized for excellence in facility projects and programs completed in 2020 by the National Association of County Park and Recreation Officials (NACPRO) and the Nationa...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: June 11, 2021

County to End Shuttle Service at COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Site June 12

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Due to low ridership, Loudoun County will cease operating the free shuttle service between the Loudoun County Transit bus stop at Dulles Town Center and the county’s COVID-19 vaccination site located at the other end of the shopping mall. The last day of ...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: May 27, 2021

Social Distancing & Capacity Restrictions End May 28; Unvaccinated People Should Still Wear Masks

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Beginning Friday, May 28, 2021, Loudoun County will implement Governor Ralph Northam’s Executive Order 79 (PDF), which lifts all remaining capacity limits for gatherings and social distancing requirements in previous executive orders that have been in pla...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: May 24, 2021

Area Agency on Aging Hosts Mindfulness Practice Workshop for Caregivers

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is hosting a virtual workshop on "Mindfulness Practice" for caregivers. The free program will be presented Tuesday, June 8, 2021, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. by Michele Zimmer-Forster, LCSW, psychotherapi...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

Free Medicare Virtual Fair June 23

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The Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program (VICAP) will host the "Welcome to Medicare Virtual Fair" Wednesday, June 23, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Anyone newly eligible for Medicare can join for any length of time to learn about M...

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Dulles South Recreation & Community Center to Close for Annual Maintenance

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services announces the temporary closure of Dulles South Recreation and Community Center (DSRCC) for annual maintenance. The center will be closed June 1 through June 7, reopening June 8, 20...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: May 14, 2021

Countywide Linear Parks & Trails Public Meeting May 26

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Loudoun County seeks to develop an interconnected, countywide linear parks and trails system (LPAT). Following previous public input sessions and surveys, the next milestone is to present key findings and an update on the plan. Two virtual public meetings...

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Posted on: May 13, 2021

Loudoun Installs Another Wi-Fi Hot Spot 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 Lovettsville Community Center, which is operated by the Department of Parks,...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: May 13, 2021

Bluemont Community Center to Close for Floor Replacement

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services announces the temporary closure of Bluemont Community Center (BCC) for a floor replacement project beginning May 31, 2021. The center is expected to reopen by mid to late June 2021....

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: May 5, 2021

County Parks & Recreation Master Plan Public Meeting May 25

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The third in a series of (virtual) public meetings regarding the Master Plan for the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will be held Tuesday, May 25, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. The department contracted for a strategic master pl...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

County Recreation Centers Hold Membership Pass Sale

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Annual and six-month recreational memberships for Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center (CMRCC) and Dulles South Recreation and Community Center (DSRCC) are discounted 15% through June 14, 2021. Admission passes include access to: 

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Free Dementia Educational Workshop May 19

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering a free, virtual education session for individuals providing care to persons or loved ones with dementia. Dementia care consultant and author, Rachel Wonderlin, will present "Embracing Their He...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

County Debuts "Live and Wired" May 8

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"Live and Wired" will be livestreamed beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 8, 2021. The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is hosting the concert to provide an opportunity for local middle and high school teens to...

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Posted on: May 4, 2021

Free Webinar on Assistive Technology for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Persons

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is hosting a free webinar on current assistive technology devices to assist persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. The virtual presentation will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Debbie Jones of the North...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Loudoun County Launches New Service to Shuttle Transit Riders to Vaccination Clinic

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  • Update: 06/11/21: Due to low ridership, the shuttle service will end Saturday, June 12, 2021.

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In an effort to increase access to COVID-19 vaccinations, Loudoun County has launched a free shuttle service between the Loudoun County Trans...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: May 1, 2021

Pavilion Project at Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park Delayed

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services previously announced planned renovation projects at Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park, including replacement of the picnic pavilion, followed by renovation of the volleyball court. Ini...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Public Input Needed for Countywide Parks and Trails System

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On January 17, 2019, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors directed the Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Open Space Board to develop a detailed implementation plan for an interconnected, countywide linear parks and trails system. The system will pro...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

County Debuts Livestreamed Concert by Local Teens May 8

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On Saturday, May 8, 2021, the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will host?a live, virtual concert to provide an opportunity for local middle and high school teens to experience playing on a professional platform. The ev...

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Posted on: April 21, 2021

Summer Camp Openings

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Still thinking about summer camp? Spaces are available in our full-day Daze and Fest camps at select school sites. Visit loudoun.gov/camps for registration details or email camp@loudoun.gov for location availability.

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

New Program for Persons with Early-Stage Cognitive Disorders

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is starting a new monthly activity program for individuals recently diagnosed with a cognitive disorder and their care partners. "Early Birds in the Park" provides:

  • A safe, accepting social environment.&...
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Posted on: April 19, 2021

Space Available in County After-School Program

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Open registration for remaining spots in the County After School Activities Program (CASA) for the 2021-22 school year begins Tuesday, April 27, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. CASA is a licensed program for students in kindergarten through fifth grade, that provides ...

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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Celebrate Earth Day at Franklin Park

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Celebrate Earth Day at Franklin Park! This family-friendly, safe, outdoor event will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Adults and children five and older will enjoy:

  • Learning about conservation and nature.
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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Spring Fling Event April 24

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Celebrate the season at a "Spring Fling" hosted by Adaptive Recreation April 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Dancing, games, food and more! Safety measures in place. $10/person. Email adaptrec@loudoun.gov. 

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

Celebrate National Walking Day at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve

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Wednesday, April 7, 2021, is National Walking Day! Staff at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve in Leesburg will help visitors celebrate with guided walks on topics including birds, reptiles and amphibians, history and archaeology, trees and wildflowers between...

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Posted on: April 1, 2021

Bob Ross Painting Workshops April 16 & 17

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Learn to paint from a certified Bob Ross instructor! The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center is offering a series of Bob Ross painting workshops for ages 16 and older. Guided by instructor Sandra Hill, students will complete a 16 inch x 20 inc...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: March 31, 2021

Artisan Gift Box Subscription from Franklin Park Arts Center

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The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center is bringing the arts to your doorstep! Unique artisan gift boxes are created to connect you with local performing and visual artists in Loudoun County. The springtime curated box subscription arrives in ...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Renovation Projects at Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park Underway

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services has announced the start of additional planned renovation projects at Gwen Thompson Briar Patch Park. Current projects include demolition of the existing pavilion and construction of...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: March 29, 2021

Easter & More Springtime Events

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The Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is hosting several fun Easter and other springtime events! Mitigation practices will be in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and ensure the safety of participants. Enrollment may be lim...

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Posted on: March 18, 2021

Spring Caregiver Support Series Begins April 6

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering a new spring series of virtual education and support sessions for caregivers. The National Capital Area Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association will present "Know the 10 Warning Signs" Tue...

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Posted on: March 22, 2021

Space Available in Ashburn Spring Break Camp

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is offering spring break camp in Ashburn for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. The camp will be held March 29 - April 2, 2021 from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and COVID-...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: March 12, 2021

Renovation Projects at Ashburn Park Begin Week of March 15

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services announces the start of planned renovation projects at Ashburn Park, beginning the week of March 15, 2021. The projects include repair of the drainage along the gravel road, demoliti...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
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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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: March 5, 2021

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals to Homebound Seniors

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Volunteers are needed to make a difference in the lives of vulnerable Loudoun seniors during a time when many are feeling isolated. The commitment is less than two hours on a weekly or monthly basis. The Home Delivered Meals Program (HDM), administered by...

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Posted on: March 2, 2021

County Adds New K-6 Distance Learning Child Care Location

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services is opening a new location for the K-6 Distance Learning Child Care Program. The program will be offered at Lovettsville Elementary School beginning Monday, March 8, 2021. Registrati...

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Posted on: February 23, 2021

Linear Parks & Trails Virtual Public Meeting February 24

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Loudoun County seeks to develop an interconnected, countywide linear parks and trails system (LPAT). A critical next step is receiving feedback from residents on their priorities for the system. Two virtual public meetings will be held Wednesday, February...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: February 19, 2021

Teen Artists Sought for Virtual Concert Event

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is seeking local teen artists to perform at a live, virtual concert Saturday, May 8, 2021. PRCS is hosting the event to provide an opportunity for bands and soloists to exper...

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Posted on: February 17, 2021

PRCS Facilities Closed Thursday, February 18

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Loudoun County Government will be closed Thursday, February 18, 2021. All PRCS centers, parks and other facilities will be closed.

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Posted on: February 13, 2021

PRCS Facilities to Close 4 p.m. Saturday, February 13

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PRCS facility status update for Saturday, February 13, 2021. Due to current weather and road conditions, including accumulating ice, all centers and parks operated by the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will close at 4 p.m. today. P...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

PRCS Evening Activities at County Schools Canceled Feb. 10

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Due to the decision by Loudoun County Public Schools to cancel evening activities, all PRCS-sponsored evening activities (e.g., practices and games) at schools are canceled today, Wednesday, February 10, 2021.

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Posted on: February 9, 2021

Virtual Public Meeting on Countywide Linear Parks & Trails System

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Loudoun County seeks to develop an interconnected, countywide linear parks and trails system (LPAT). A critical next step is receiving feedback from residents on their priorities for the system. Two virtual public meetings will be held Wednesday, February...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

County Offers Free Education & Support for Caregivers

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) is offering free, virtual education and support to ease the burden and stress of providing care for loved ones. The February/March series begins Thursday, February 18, 2021, with "Legal Planning for Older...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Free Support Program for Early-Stage Dementia

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A diagnosis of early-stage dementia can be overwhelming. The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is offering a free, five-session, virtual program for individuals living with early-stage dementia and their caregivers. 

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

County Seeks Public Input on Linear Parks and Trails

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On January 17, 2019, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors directed the Loudoun County Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Board to develop a detailed implementation plan for an interconnected, countywide linear parks and trails system. PROS subsequ...

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Posted on: December 17, 2020

County Offers (Virtual) Support for Early Stage Dementia

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging has launched a new (virtual) support group for anyone diagnosed with early stage dementia. Members of the group are able to provide the acceptance, understanding and support needed by those facing consequences of th...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

PRCS Master Plan (Virtual) Public Meeting January 14

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The second in a series of (virtual) public meetings regarding the Master Plan for the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services will be held Thursday, January 14, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. The department has contracted for a strategic...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

PRCS Inclement Weather Guidelines

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Keep current on weather-related changes in operations for the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services. Find our inclement weather guidelines online, follow @loudounprcs on Facebook, contact your local PRCS center/park office,...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

County Operational Status Thursday, December 17, 2020

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Loudoun County Government will be open on unscheduled leave status Thursday, December 17, 2020. When Loudoun County Government is on unscheduled leave status, PRCS facilities are open with normal operating hours and programs are run with reduced staff. Ke...

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Posted on: December 16, 2020

Some County Facilities Close 3 p.m. Dec 16

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Due to current and forecasted weather conditions, some Loudoun County Government facilities, including PRCS facilities, will close at 3 p.m. Wednesday, December 16, 2020.

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Posted on: November 12, 2020

County Parks and Recreation Launches Online Master Plan Survey

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) is in the process of developing a master plan for the next generation of park and recreation opportunities and needs input from county residents. To ensure that the planning ...

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Posted on: November 1, 2020

Help for Caregivers Dealing With Added Holiday Stress

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In recognition of the added stress caregivers can experience during the holiday season, Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging staff will present a message of hope with "Coping Through the Tinsel and Tears"" Thursday, November 19, 202...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Free Medicare Open Enrollment Assistance

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Need help during Medicare Open Enrollment? The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging VICAP counselors are here to help (virtually)! Agency staff trained in the Virginia Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program will work with you to help you find better c...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center Receives Marketing Award

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The annual awards of the Virginia Recreation and Park Society (VRPS) honor individuals, departments and organizations throughout the state that demonstrate excellence. The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville, Virginia, received...

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Posted on: October 15, 2020

Volunteers Needed to Deliver Meals to Homebound Seniors

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If you can volunteer even less than two hours of your time weekly or monthly, you can make a difference in the lives of vulnerable Loudoun seniors. The Home Delivered Meals Program (HDM), administered by the Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging, urgently n...

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Posted on: October 14, 2020

PRCS Drive-Thru Job Fair October 24

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) and Loudoun Workforce Resource Center announce the region's first drive-thru job fair! The event will be held Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Segra ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2020

County Provides Virtual Education & Support for Caregivers

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging (AAA) offers education and support to help ease the burden and stress that can result from providing care for a loved one. The fall series begins Saturday, October 24, 2020, from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. with "Lega...

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Posted on: September 30, 2020

Select Features of Moorefield Community Park Open to Public Oct. 1

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services announces a partial opening of the new Moorefield Community Park Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020. The park is located at 43240 Clarendon Square in Ashburn. Park hours are dawn to dusk.

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

PRCS Presents Live From The Lot Outdoor Drive-In Concerts

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services presents Live From The Lot featuring local teen artists Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at 6 p.m. and The Reagan Years - 80s Tribute Band Saturday, October 3, at 7 p.m. The outdoor, drive-in ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

County Parks and Recreation to Expand Senior Center Programs and Reopen Adult Day Centers

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In accordance with Forward Virginia Phase Three Guidelines, the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) has announced plans to expand senior center programs and reopen adult day centers.

Senior centers began offering li...

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Posted on: September 10, 2020

PRCS Presents Live From the Lot Drive-in Concert Oct. 2

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services presents Live From the Lot featuring local teen artists Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at 6 p.m. The outdoor, drive-in concert takes place at the Segra Field Parking Lot, 42095 Loudoun Unite...

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Posted on: September 8, 2020

County Offers TEDx Speaking Opportunity for Teens & Young Adults

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On Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Loudoun Youth Advisory Council will host a virtual TEDxYouth@Brambleton event, “A House Divided.” The goal of the event is to leverage the power of a...

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Posted on: August 24, 2020

Community Input Needed for Parks & Recreation Master Plan

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) has contracted for a strategic master planning process with the goal of creating an environment for providing exceptional facilities, recreational opportunities and community...

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Posted on: December 3, 2019

The Gift of Health & Fitness!

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Treat yourself, or someone on your list, to a season of health and fitness. Annual and six-month memberships at Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center and Dulles South Recreation and Community Center are discounted 15% through January 11, 2020. Recr...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

WebTrac is Back Online November 18

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WebTrac is operational again Monday, November 18, following a temporary shutdown during the database cloud migration and testing. Transactions, including registrations and payments, have resumed. Issues with credit card payments that occurred this morning...

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Posted on: November 1, 2019

County Area Agency on Aging Receives Resolution of Recognition

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For his final legislative session in 2019, Senator Richard Black, District 13 VA, identified the Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging as particularly deserving of special recognition because of its important mission and vital role in the community. Senator...

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Posted on: October 24, 2019

Still Looking for Something Spooktacular this Halloween?

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You'll find Halloween and more fun, fall events for the whole family in the 2019 PRCS 2019 Fall Activity Guide! Find details on page 77-78 of the fall guide or in the online PRCS event calendar.  

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Teen Performers Needed for Loudoun's Battle of Bands

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Over $900 in prizes will be awarded to the top three winners of Loudoun’s Battle of the Bands. The annual competition is open to the county’s middle and high school students, including soloists, ensembles, bands and DJ/Electronic Music artists. Performers...

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Posted on: October 7, 2019

New! Fall Caregiver Education Series

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The Loudoun County Area Agency on Aging is pleased to announce its new fall Caregiver Education Series beginning October 29. The free series for anyone providing care and support to a loved one includes legal planning and a virtual dementia tour. ...

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Posted on: October 4, 2019

Loudoun County International Festival Oct. 13 in Leesburg

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Loudoun County’s 2019 International Festival will highlight music, food, dance and traditions of Japan, Central America, India, Ireland, China, South America, the Middle East and more. The celebration of cultural diversity in Loudoun and the reg...

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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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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: September 17, 2019

Franklin Park Tennis Courts to be Replaced

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The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services has announced plans to replace the tennis courts at Franklin Park in Purcellville. The courts will be closed to the public beginning mid-October 2019. The project, which includes a ...

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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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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
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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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Largest Bob Ross Exhibit on East Coast Opening in Loudoun

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The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville, Virginia hosted a preview of “Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Original Bob Ross Paintings” for media Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019. The show represents the first time the artist’s collection wi...

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Posted on: August 17, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts: "Happy Accidents: An Exhibit of Original Bob Ross Paintings"

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The Franklin Park Performing and Visual Arts Center in Purcellville, Virginia, is pleased to announce the first exhibit of original Bob Ross paintings on the East Coast. With a total of 24 paintings, the exhibit runs Sept. 10 to Oct. 15, 2019. Hours are 9...

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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 Philip A....

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Professional Opportunities in After-School Care

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Do you enjoy working with children? Do you like earning money? Why not do both? Join the PRCS team of dedicated professionals who provide after-school enrichment activities for children in grades K-5 You can find CASA position descriptions and online appl...

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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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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
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 heat.&nb...

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
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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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
Posted on: July 19, 2019

Excessive Heat Warning in Effect for Loudoun; County Facilities to Serve as Cooling Centers

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The National Weather Service has issued an excessive heat warning for Loudoun County for Friday, July 19, 2019, forecasting temperatures in the mid to upper 90s and heat index values of up to 110 degrees. 

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Parks, Recreation & Community Services
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: April 16, 2019

Loudoun County Hosts Public Information Meeting on Bles Park Improvements

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Loudoun County residents are invited to attend a public meeting to learn about planned improvements to Bles Park, Tuesday, April 23, 2019, at 7:00 p.m. at George Washington University’s Virginia Science & Technology Campus, Exploration Hall, 20101 Aca...

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News & Announcements

Posted on: July 27, 2021

Next Loudoun Household Hazardous Waste Event is July 31 in Lovettsville

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The next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event is scheduled for Saturday, July 31, 2021, 8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at Lovettsville Elementary School, 49 South Loudoun Street, Lovettsville. Loudoun residents are welcome to bring HHW ...

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Posted on: July 7, 2021

Something Fishy at the Loudoun Surplus Auction: 150-Gallon Aquarium is among Featured Items

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There’s something fishy in this month’s Loudoun County surplus auction! Among the items for sale is a 150-gallon aquarium, including a stand and accessories. The nautical theme continues with scuba valves and regulators also for sale. Other items include ...

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Recycling and Waste Disposal
Posted on: May 10, 2021

Loudoun County Hosts Electronics Recycling Event Saturday, May 15

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Loudoun County will host an electronics recycling event Saturday, May 15, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. - 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 smaller i...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

Loudoun County Hosts Business Hazardous Waste Collection Event May 6

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Loudoun County will host a hazardous waste collection event for businesses and organizations Thursday, May 6, 2021. Pre-registration is required to participate, and must be received no later than Friday, April 30, 2021. The county holds two collection eve...

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Recycling and Waste Disposal
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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Recycling and Waste Disposal
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Loudoun County Helps Make Recycling Easy for Your Special Event

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Whether you’re preparing for a cook out, pool party, sporting event or community festival, Loudoun County can help with your recycling needs. Loudoun offers portable outdoor recycling bins on loan for local residents, businesses, homeowner associations, e...

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News & Announcements

Posted on: July 29, 2021

UPDATE: Missing/Endangered Ashburn Teenager Located Safe

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UPDATE: Alex has been located and is safe. 
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office would like to thank the public for their assistance. 

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

26 from LCSO among those Recognized at 2021 Valor Awards Ceremony

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 Loudoun County, VA (July 26, 2021)- Twenty-six members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) were among those recognized Monday at the 2021 Annual Valor Awards ceremony held at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Virgi...

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Posted on: July 14, 2021

LCSO & Project Beloved Partner to Create Soft-Interview Room

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Loudoun County, VA (July 14, 2021): The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with Project Beloved (The Molly Jane Mission) to create a soft interview room for victims of violent crime.  This will be the non-profit organization’s...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

LCSO Receives Two National Achievement Awards

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Loudoun County, VA (July 12, 2021) - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office was honored to be recognized by the National Association of Counties (NACo), receiving two 2021 Achievement Awards.  These awards honor innovative and effective cou...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

LCSO Charges Manassas Park Man With Rape Of A Teenager

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Loudoun County, VA (July 9, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the rape of an underage teenager that occurred in the Sterling area on June 12, 2021. 

 Loudoun Sheriff’s Deputies investigated a repor...

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Posted on: July 3, 2021

UPDATE: Round Hill Man Charged in July 3 Homicide

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UPDATE:

Loudoun County, VA (July 3, 2021) – A Round Hill man has been charged in the July 3 homicide at a home in the Stoneleigh Community. 

Stone L. Colburn, 23, is charged with Second Degree Murder and Unlawfully, Stab, Cut, Wound in th...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

LCSO Announces Pilot Program to Empower People in Crisis

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Loudoun County, VA (July 1, 2021) – Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman announced today the implementation of a pilot program to help empower members of the community who are affected by mental health illness and drug addiction.

This summer, the ...

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Posted on: June 26, 2021

LCSO Makes Arrest in Early Morning Stabbing

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Loudoun County, VA (June 26, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in a stabbing that occurred this morning in the Sterling area. 

 

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Posted on: June 25, 2021

LCSO Investigates KKK Fliers Located in Ashburn

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

LCSO Seeks Information on Missing Man Formerly of Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (June 22, 2021): The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance for any information regarding the whereabouts of a missing man who once resided in Sterling. 

John T. Hayes,...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 14, 2021

LCSO Welcomes Three New Recruits at 144 NVCJTA Graduation

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Loudoun County, VA (June 14, 2021): The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office welcomed three new recruits today who received high marks during the 144th session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Academy (NVCJA). 

 The...

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Posted on: June 10, 2021

Seven from LCSO Receive Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute Certification

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Loudoun County, VA (June 10, 2021) – Seven members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office were recognized today at the Virginia Sheriffs' Institute (VSI) Certification Program. 

The VSI Certification Program recognizes those Virginia sheriffs and ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 9, 2021

LCSO Investigates Armed Robbery of 7-Eleven on Ryan Center Way

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Loudoun County, VA (June 9, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the armed robbery of the 7-Eleven in the 21800 block of Ryan Center Way in Ashburn.

Around 11 p.m. on June 8, the unknown suspect entered the 7-Ele...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 7, 2021

LCSO Launches New Recruiting Website

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Loudoun County, VA (June 7, 2021) – Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman and the agency’s Employment Section announced today the launch of a new recruiting and hiring website designed to continue bringing the best talent to the LCSO.&am...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 30, 2021

Update-Suspect in Sterling Restaurant Shooting Apprehended in Florida

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Loudoun County, VA (June 1, 2021) – A Sterling man wanted in connection with the May 29 shooting outside of a Sterling restaurant was apprehended in Florida Monday.  

Olbin A. Echeverria Madrid, 33, is being held on a Fugitive of Justice...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 28, 2021

LCSO Investigates Commercial Burglary Targeting ATM Machine, Safe

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Loudoun County, VA (May 29, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the burglary of a gas station in the Dulles South area where an ATM machine and safe were stolen.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the BP gas station on ...

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Posted on: April 12, 2021

UPDATE: Teenager Charged in April Stabbing in South Riding

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Loudoun County, VA (May 28, 2021) – A teenager has been charged in connection with the April 12 stabbing that occurred outside of a fast-food restaurant in the South Riding area. 

The 17-year-old from Fairfax County was charged Thursday with Aggra...

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Posted on: May 27, 2021

LCSO Investigates Armed Robbery of Ashburn Convenience Store

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Loudoun County, VA (May 27, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an early morning armed robbery of an Ashburn convenience store.

Shortly before 1 a.m. on May 27, the unknown suspect entered the 7-Eleven in the 20...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

LCSO, DEA, US Attorney’s Office Announce Narcotics Investigation Connected to Sinaloa Cartel

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Loudoun County, VA (May 26, 2021) – Acting U.S. Attorney, Raj Parekh, of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Virginia. Special Agent in Charge, Jarod Forget, of the DEA Washington Division, and Sheriff, Mike Chapman, of the Loudoun Coun...

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Posted on: May 18, 2021

Two Suspects in Custody After Early Morning Burglaries, Investigation Continues

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Loudoun County, VA (May 18, 2021) – Two men are in custody and are under investigation as part of a series of commercial burglaries in Loudoun County. 

Zakariah H. Sudi, 20, of Falls Church, VA, and Kevin E. Valle, 19, of Oxon Hill, MD, ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 17, 2021

LCSO Sergeant Graduates from Penn State Police Executive Development Program

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Loudoun County, VA (May 17, 2021) – Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is proud to announce that Sergeant Jose Giron graduated from the Penn State Justice and Safety Institute Police Executive Development (POLEX) training program. 

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Posted on: May 17, 2021

LCSO Investigates Commercial Burglaries in Purcellville, Hamilton

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Loudoun County, VA (May 17, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating three overnight burglaries in Western Loudoun and working to determine if the cases are related to a similar incident in the Town of Leesburg.&...

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Posted on: May 10, 2021

LCSO Reaches Out to Identify Two Men Who Aided Missing Teenager

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Loudoun County, VA (May 10, 2021)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the two men who aided a missing teenager in the Leesburg area to contact the LCSO.

On Friday May 7, around 11:40 a.m., the two men stopped in the area of Route 15...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Update: Two Charged in May 6 Attempted Armed Robbery at Sterling Shopping Center

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UPDATED: 

Loudoun County, VA (May 12, 2021) – Two men have been charged in connection with an assault and attempted robbery that occurred last week in the parking lot of the Dulles Retail Plaza in Sterling.

Seondre A. Gambrell, 25, of Fre...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

LCSO Deputies, Civilian Lauded for Quick Actions in Apartment Building Fire

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Loudoun County, VA (May 6, 2021)- Several Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputies and a civilian are being lauded for their efforts in helping residents escape a fire at a Sterling apartment building last week.  

Deputy First Class Ab...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

Survey of Residents Continues to Give LCSO, Overall Safety, High Marks

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Loudoun County, VA (May 5, 2021)- A recent survey of Loudoun County residents continues to show high satisfaction among the services provided by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO).

Loudoun County continues to have the lowest crim...

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Posted on: May 5, 2021

LCSO and LC-CFRS In-Person McGruff Safety Camp is Full - Spots Remain for Virtual Camp

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LCSO and LC-CFRS In-Person McGruff Safety Camps are Full (update)

Loudoun County, VA (May 5, 2021 / 7:30 pm) – Registration for the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Loudoun County Combined Fire and Resc...

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Posted on: April 25, 2021

LCSO Investigates Stabbing in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (April 25, 2021)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a stabbing that occurred shortly before 2 a.m. this morning outside of a Sterling restaurant. The stabbing does not appear random.

LCSO Deputies were called to the 15...

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Posted on: April 18, 2021

LCSO Investigates Armed Carjacking in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (April 18, 2021) - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported carjacking overnight that occurred at the Towncenter Plaza in Sterling. The robbery does not appear to be random. 

 The two male victims...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

LCSO Crisis Intervention Training Reaches 50th Session

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 Loudoun County, VA (April 16, 2021)- The 50th session of Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) graduated on Friday reaching another milestone in the regionally and nationally recognized program. CIT helps prepare law enforcement officers, ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

LCSO to Conduct DUI Saturation Patrols Tonight

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Loudoun County, VA (April 16, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is reminding motorists to never drink and drive as the agency plans to conduct DUI saturation patrols this evening. 

As part of our efforts to cra...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

LCSO Investigates Sexual Assault in Ashburn

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Loudoun County, VA (April 9, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred last night in the Ashburn area. 

Loudoun Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the Lansdown...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Detectives Release Composite Sketch in Sterling Assault

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Loudoun County, VA (April 9, 2021) – Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have released a composite sketch of a suspect in the April 2, 2021 assault of a woman who was walking in Sterling.  

 The victim, an adult female, wa...

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Posted on: April 3, 2021

LCSO Investigating Assault of Walker in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (April 3, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an assault of a woman who was walking in Sterling on Friday evening.   

The victim, an adult female, was walking in the area of ...

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Posted on: April 2, 2021

Ashburn Man Charged in Sexual Assault of a Child

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Loudoun County, VA (April 2, 2021): Detectives from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office have arrested an Ashburn man who sexually assaulted a child who was known to him. 

 Leon T. Bressert, age 57 of Ashburn, was charged today wi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 19, 2021

LCSO to Conduct DUI Saturation Patrols Tonight

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Loudoun County, VA (March 19, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is reminding motorists to never drink and drive as the agency plans to conduct DUI saturation patrols this evening. 

As part of our efforts to cra...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 11, 2021

LCSO & LC-CFRS Provide Safety Tips to Avoid Window Falls

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Loudoun County, VA (March 11, 2021) –  High temperatures are forecasted to reach the 70’s today and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System  remind parents to b...

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Posted on: March 3, 2021

LCSO Reminding Residents to Secure Firearms

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Loudoun County, VA (March 3, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is reminding firearm owners to make sure their firearms are properly secured and not be left in vehicles.

Since January 1, 2021, nine firearms have...

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Posted on: February 26, 2021

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Warns Residents of Scammers Posing as IRS Officials

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 Loudoun County, VA (February 26, 2021) - As Tax Day gets closer, be on the lookout for IRS-related scams.  The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents of scammers posing as IRS officials who contact you asking for...

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Posted on: February 21, 2021

Sterling Teenager Charged in Shooting on Commerce Street

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Loudoun County, VA (February 21, 2021) –A 19-year-old from Sterling has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony following a shooting Saturday afternoon on Commerce Street near E. Holly A...

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Posted on: February 13, 2021

LCSO Investigates Apparent Suicide at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center

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Loudoun County, VA (February 13, 2021) –The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the apparent suicide of an inmate at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center (ADC) Friday night. 

The inmate was found unre...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

Sterling Man Charged in January Shooting

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Loudoun County, VA (February 10, 2021) – A Sterling man was arrested last night and charged in connection with the January 17, 2021, shooting at a residence in Loudoun County. 

Jose A. Rivas-Castillo, 27, was charged with aggrav...

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Posted on: January 30, 2021

Ashburn Man Arrested After Assaulting Deputy, Pursuit

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 20, 2021

LCSO Reminds Residents to Be Wary of Business Employee Scams

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Loudoun County, VA (January 20, 2021) – In light of recent scams targeting local businesses the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is reminding members of the community to be wary of imposter email scams. 

Recently the LCSO has re...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 16, 2021

LCSO Investigates KKK Fliers Found in Sterling

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Loudoun County, Virginia (January 16, 2021)- Today, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) received reports of KKK propaganda fliers found in the driveways of several homes along Hampshire Station Drive in Sterling, Va. Similar fliers were located by ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 14, 2021

Ashburn Man Charged with Money Laundering, Fraud in Online Romance Scam

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Loudoun County, VA (January 14, 2021) – An Ashburn man was arrested Wednesday and charged for his involvement with an online scam often referred to as a romance scam.

The suspect, William D. Gladden, 63, was charged with three counts of money lau...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 16, 2021

LCSO to Conduct DUI Saturation Patrols Tonight

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 13, 2021

LCSO Investigates Attempted Armed Robbery of Cascades 7-Eleven

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Loudoun County, VA (January 13, 2021) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an attempted armed robbery of a 7-Eleven on Cascades Parkway. 

Shortly before 3 a.m. this morning the suspect entered the convenience ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 6, 2021

Suspect in Shooting of Sheriff’s Deputy and Two Civilians Arrested on 11 Felony Charges

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Loudoun County, VA (January 6, 2021) – A Sterling man involved in the shooting of a sheriff’s deputy and two civilians has been released from the hospital and was arrested today on 11 felony charges. 

Steven E. Thodos, 33, is charged with two coun...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 2, 2021

Three Shot by Suspect During Attempted Larceny at Sterling Shopping Center, Suspect in Custody

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Loudoun County, VA (January 2, 2021) – A suspect is in custody after a Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputy and two civilians were injured when shots were fired by the suspect while he was being taken into custody for a larceny at the Dulle...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: January 2, 2021

Update: D.C. Man Faces Charges in Bank of America Armed Robbery

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Loudoun County, VA (February 2, 2021) – A Washington, DC man is facing charges in Loudoun County for the armed robbery of a Sterling bank last month.

Amobi C. Agu, 36, was arrested last week by the Washington Metropolitan Police Department and held on felo...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 31, 2020

UPDATE- LCSO Releases Surveillance Video of Suspect in Attempted Armed Robbery

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Loudoun County, VA (December 31, 2020) – Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have released additional surveillance video footage of the suspect in an attempted armed robbery of the High-Up Food Mart. The video can be vi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 29, 2020

Maryland Man Charged in Online Pet Scam

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Loudoun County, VA (December 29, 2020) – A Maryland man was arrested on Monday and charged in connection with a pet scam where a Loudoun County resident paid over $1,000 for a kitten she never received.

The suspect,...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 16, 2020

Chapman Announces “Loudoun Leads” Initiative; Will Not Run For Governor

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Loudoun County, VA (December 16, 2020) – Today, Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman announced, “Loudoun Leads”, a public safety initiative to increase transparency and enhance collaboration with government entities s...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 4, 2020

UPDATE: Two Suspects Charged in Robbery of Sterling Convenience Store

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Loudoun County, VA (December 6, 2020) – Two Sterling men are in custody in connection with the December 4 robbery of a 7-Eleven where one of the robbers pepper-sprayed an employee during the incident.

Marvin R. Gar...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 16, 2020

LCSO Sees Lowest Vacancy Rate in Decades; Hired 55 Pre-Certified Officers in Past Two Years

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Loudoun County, VA (November 16, 2020)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) achieved the agency’s lowest vacancy rate in decades with most new hires coming from neighboring agencies.  

An i...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 12, 2020

LCSO Graduates Three from Professional Executive Leadership School

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Loudoun County, VA (November 12, 2020)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office graduated three members of the agency’s leadership staff from the 46th and 47th sessions of the Virginia Police Chiefs ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 10, 2020

Former Loudoun County Man Charged in 2011 Cold Case

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Loudoun County, VA (November 10, 2020) – A former Loudoun County man has been charged in the disappearance of Bethany Anne Decker who went missing in 2011.

Ronald D. Roldan, Bethany’s then live-in boyfriend, was charged with abduction t...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 1, 2020

Detectives Release Composite Sketch in Indecent Exposure

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 27, 2020

LCSO Expands Body Worn Camera Program

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Loudoun County, VA (October 27, 2020) – In our continuous effort to improve Service, Technology, Efficiency and Professionalism, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) recently expanded our agency&...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 15, 2020

Male in Custody for Unlawfully Entering Stone Hill Middle School with a Hammer

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Loudoun County, VA (October 15, 2020) – A male is in custody and an investigation is underway regarding an adult male who unlawfully entered Stone Hill Middle School in Ashburn with a hammer.

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Deputies responded ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 2, 2020

20 from LCSO among those Recognized at 2020 Valor Awards Ceremony

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Loudoun County, VA (October 2, 2020) - Twenty members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) were among those recognized Friday at the 2020 Annual Valor Awards ceremony held at the National Conference Center...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 2, 2020

Through the Hallways and Back-LCSO Deputies who followed in the footsteps of their SRO

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Loudoun County, VA (October 2, 2020) -  Over the years Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office School Resource Officers (SRO) have become an invaluable part of the daily activities at our schools where teachers feel safe to teach, and ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 9, 2020

MWCOG Report: Loudoun County Reports Lowest Crime Rate in D.C. Area

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Serious Crime Rate Dropped 34% in Loudoun between 2012 and 2019

Loudoun County, VA (September 9, 2020)-The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reported the lowest crime rate of the 24 reg...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 3, 2020

Two Charged in Stabbing at a Sterling Hotel

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Loudoun County, VA (September 3, 2020) – Two suspects are in custody and charged in connection with a stabbing that occurred Tuesday night at a hotel in Sterling.

Daren J. Burr, 40, and James C. Burr, 42, are both charged with aggravated...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 31, 2020

UPDATE: Suspect Identified in Series of Commercial Burglaries in Ashburn

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Loudoun County, VA (September 10, 2020) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office with assistance through tips from the community has identified the suspect involved in a series of commercial burglaries in th...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Sterling Man Charged in Sexual Assault of a Juvenile

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Loudoun County, VA (August 21, 2020) – A 27-year-old man has been charged with sexually assaulting a juvenile victim while at a gathering at a Sterling home.

The suspect, Yosuar L. Maradiaga Pena, of Sterling, was a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 17, 2020

LCSO School Resource Officers First in Commonwealth to Hold Advanced Crisis Intervention Training

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Loudoun County, VA (August 17, 2020) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is the first law enforcement agency in Virginia to hold a three-day Advanced Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) for School Resource Officers. The advan...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 21, 2020

LCSO Charges Sterling Man in Child Abuse Case

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Sterling Man Charged with additional counts of Sexual Assault and Practicing Unlicensed Dentistry

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 16, 2020

LCSO Welcomes 14 New Recruits in Special Combined Graduation Ceremony

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Two Men are in Custody and Charged in Connection with the July 8 Homicide of Jose Menendez

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Chapman Releases Comprehensive Sheriff v. Police Department Study

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CHAPMAN RELEASES COMPREHENSIVE SHERIFF v. POLICE DEPARTMENT STUDY; CHALLENGES COSTS, VALUE, AND TIMING; AND CREDITS THOSE SEEKING MORE INFORMATION 

LOUDOUN COUNTY, VIRGINIA (July 14, 2020) - In a vague, unsubstantiated Frequently Asked Q...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 11, 2020

Loudoun BOS Seeks to Take Over and Politicize Local Law Enforcement

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Loudoun County, VA (July 11, 2020) – The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors announced they will vote July 21, 2020 on a hastily put together proposal to create a countywide police department and replace t...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Public Safety Agencies to Offer Virtual McGruff Safety Camp

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Loudoun Adult Detention Center Receives 100% Compliance for Department of Corrections Standards

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Loudoun County, VA (June 12, 2020)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Center (ADC) received 100% compliance after a four-day audit of the Virginia Board of Corrections’ Compliance Standards for local correctional faci...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Newark Man Charged After Soliciting Juvenile Over Social Media App

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Newark Man Charged After Soliciting Juvenile Over Social Media App

 

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Update to LCSO Records Services, Fingerprinting for Residents

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Captain McDonald Graduates from Southern Police Institute Administrative Officers Course

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Loudoun County, VA (May 7, 2020)- Captain Easton McDonald graduated Thursday from the Southern Police Institute, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY Administrative Officers Course. 

The intense twelve week accredited college educational progr...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 13, 2020

UPDATE: Two Arrested After Strong-Armed Robbery in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA (April 23, 2020) – Two suspects have been identified and arrested for the April 12 strong-armed robbery of a Sterling Exxon.

Jorge A. Alvarado-Soriano, 19, was arrested today and the second suspect, Elias G. Guzman, 20, w...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 3, 2020

LCSO & LCFR Provide Safety Tips to Avoid Window Falls

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Loudoun County, VA (April 3, 2020) –  Warmer weather is in the forecast and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System remind parents to be careful when they leave windows open to le...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Sterling Man Charged in Connection with Fatal Shooting on Rusty Blackhaw Square

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Loudoun County, VA (April 1, 2020) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting last month on Rusty Blackhaw Square.

Bryce T. Thomas, 18, was arrested last night and charged with possessio...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 20, 2020

South Riding Men Charged in Distribution of Counterfeit Xanax

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 13, 2020

Captain Ahlemann Graduates from 279th Session of National FBI Academy

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Loudoun County, VA (March 13, 2020) - Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is proud to announce that Captain Greg Ahlemann has graduated from the 279th session of the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, Virginia. 

Captain Ahlemann was one of ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 10, 2020

LCSO Investigates Fatal Crash on Algonkian Parkway

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Loudoun County, VA (March 10, 2020) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal crash that took the life of a motorcyclist Monday night.

The crash occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. on Algonkian Parkway at Lowes Island ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 9, 2020

Four Face Charges in Connection with Stolen Firearm

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Loudoun County, VA (March 9, 2020)- Two juveniles and two adults are facing charges after a firearm exchanged hands multiple times, including inside Woodgrove High School, in October 2019. The information about the exchange of the firearm inside the high ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 7, 2020

10th Annual Awards Ceremony Recognizes Day-to-Day Efforts of LCSO Personnel

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Loudoun County, VA (February 7, 2020)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office held its 2019 Awards and Recognition Ceremony tonight, to recognize the day-to-day efforts of members of the agency for their service and dedication to the community.&...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: December 2, 2019

Thank You Loudoun County!

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Loudoun County, VA (December 2, 2019) – Thanks to the extraordinary support of county residents and businesses, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) has raised over $55,000 for cancer prevention and research over the past three y...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 28, 2019

Ashburn Man Taken Into Custody After Several Hour Standoff

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 27, 2019

After Years of Effort, Sheriff Chapman Lauds Amended Traffic Ordinances to Fix Gap in State Law

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Loudoun County, VA (November 27, 2019) – A nearly six-year effort by Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman to remedy a serious gap in the Virginia motor code has been finally resolved at the local level with the pass...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 21, 2019

LCSO Investigating Fatality on Algonkian Parkway

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Loudoun County, VA (November 21, 2019) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is conducting a death investigation after a driver reported he was traveling westbound on Algonkian Parkway near Westmoreland Drive when ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Maryland Man Sentenced in Series of 7-11 Robberies

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Loudoun County, VA (November 13, 2019) – A Maryland man was sentenced to 18 years and 8 months in the Virginia Department of Corrections in connection with a series of armed robberies targeting 7-Eleven convenience...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 8, 2019

LCSO Graduates Patrol Supervisor, Corrections Supervisor, and First-Ever Civilian Employee from PELs

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 7, 2019

Sheriff Chapman Addresses Proposal to Change Loudoun County’s Form of Government

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Loudoun County, VA (November 7, 2019)- Loudoun Sheriff Mike Chapman responded yesterday to a proposal by Chair Randall to change Loudoun County’s form of government and implement a police department in the county. 

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 5, 2019

LCSO’s Youth Service Section First in Northern Virginia to Host Sources of Strength Training

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LCSO’s Youth Service Section First in Northern Virginia to Host Sources of Strength Training

 Loudoun County, VA (November 5, 2019) – This week School Resourc...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: November 4, 2019

MWCOG Report: Loudoun Crime Rate Remains Lowest in Northern Virginia

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Serious Crime Rate Dropped 32% in Loudoun between 2012 and 2018 

Loudoun County, VA (November 4, 2019)- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reported the lowest crime rate in Northern Virg...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 28, 2019

LCSO First in Commonwealth to Hold Advanced Crisis Intervention Training

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Loudoun County, VA (October 28, 2019) – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) held the first-ever three-day Advanced Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) in the Commonwealth of Virginia last week. 

CIT is designed to protect...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 24, 2019

LCSO Offers Driving Safety Tips During National Teen Driver Safety Week

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Loudoun County, VA (October 24, 2019): This week marks National Teen Driver Safety Week and the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is reminding young drivers to never drive distracted. 
In the United States, car crashes are the lea...
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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 21, 2019

LCSO Releases Composite Sketch in October 13 Robbery in Sterling

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect in an assault and robbery that occurred last week in Sterling. 

The victim reported he was walking in the 200 block of Fletcher Road around 10 p.m. on October 13 when...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 11, 2019

LCSO Investigates Indecent Exposure in Brambleton

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October 11, 2019

 LCSO Investigates Indecent Exposure in Brambleton 

Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported indecent exposure in the Brambleton ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 28, 2019

LCSO Reaches Another Milestone in Crisis Intervention Training

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reached another milestone this week graduating its 40th session of Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) on Friday. CIT helps prepare law enforcement officers, on patrol and in the Adult Deten...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Teenager Charged in Indecent Exposure Series on W&OD Trail

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September 27, 2019

 Loudoun County, VA- An Ashburn teenager faces charges in connection with a series of indecent exposure cases along the Washington and Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail.

The juvenile was identi...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 27, 2019

Five Suspects Arrested After Gang-Related Assault in Sterling

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Safe2Talk App Offers Loudoun Students a New Way to Report Safety Concerns

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Loudoun County, VA- As the safety of our children is a top priority, this year the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) in coordination with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) introduced the Safe2Talk app to allow anonymous reporting of issu...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 16, 2019

New Technology, Programs Enhance Opportunities at Loudoun Adult Detention Center

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to enhance opportunities for inmates at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center (ADC) to help continue to reduce recidivism which has decreased 10...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 12, 2019

LCSO Deputy, Traffic Safety Efforts Recognized at Annual Virginia Sheriffs’ Conference

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office was honored to be recognized for two of the highest awards at the 86th Annual Virginia Sheriffs’ Association Conference on Thursday.

Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman accepted th...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 11, 2019

Widespread Threats Towards Loudoun Schools on Social Media Determined to Be Non-Credible

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has concluded our investigation into rumored threats on social media towards Loudoun Schools. The information posted on social media was determined to be non-credible and there was no threat to any L...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Sheriff Addresses Suicide Prevention in Law Enforcement

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Loudoun County, VA – As law enforcement agencies and other first responders confront a nationwide rise in suicides, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is working to further assist deputies with the emotional and mental stress they face on...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 29, 2019

LCSO Releases Composite Sketches of Suspects in W&OD Trail Robbery

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August 29, 2019

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released composite sketches of two suspects in the August 24 armed robbery of a bicyclist on the Washington and Old Dominion Tra...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 25, 2019

LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery of Bicycle Rider

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LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery of Bicycle Rider

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery of a bicycle rider on the Washington an...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 21, 2019

Fairfax Juvenile Detention Officer Charged with Sex Offenses Against a Minor

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Loudoun County, VA – A juvenile detention officer in Fairfax County has been arrested on four felony sex offenses after an investigation conducted by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office. 

Clifton Townsend, Jr., 60, of Leesburg, was taken into cust...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 11, 2019

LCSO Arrests Ohio Man after Attempted Robbery in Sterling

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August 11, 2019 

LCSO Arrests Ohio Man after Attempted Robbery in Sterling

Loudoun County, VA – An Ohio man is in custody after being involved in an attempted robbery where a bystander discharged several rou...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: August 2, 2019

Five Deputies Graduate from Virginia D.A.R.E. Officer Training School

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Loudoun County, VA – Five members of the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office Youth Services Section successfully graduated from the Virginia Drug Abuse and Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) Associations D.A.R.E. Officer ...

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Posted on: July 29, 2019

Two Women Charged With Distribution of a Controlled Substance into Loudoun Adult Detention Center

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Loudoun County, VA – Two women have been charged with distribution of a controlled substance into the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center at the beginning of July 2019.

Stephanie A. Balcazar, 28, of Sterling and Bryanna A. Hunter, 26, of Washington, DC, ...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 25, 2019

Springfield Man Charged with Attempted Murder after Shooting at Occupied Sterling Home

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July 25, 2019

Loudoun County, VA – A Springfield man has been charged with attempted murder after a shooting incident this morning in Sterling.

Mike Truong, 22, was charged with attempted murder, two counts of shooti...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 10, 2019

LCSO Investigating Burglary of Home in Ashburn

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July 10, 2019

 Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) is working to identify a suspect in a July 6 burglary of an Ashburn home and detectives are seeking potential home security surveillance v...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 5, 2019

Ashburn Man Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter in Fatal Crash

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July 5, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- An Ashburn man has been charged with involuntary manslaughter after a single-vehicle crash Thursday night that took the life of a passenger in his vehicle. 

Cameron T. Prince, 30, of A...

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Posted on: July 3, 2019

Hamilton Volunteer Rescue Squad Member Charged After Inappropriate Relationship with a Juvenile

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July 3, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- A volunteer with the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) was charged today after an investigation determined he engaged in an inappropriate relationship with a juvenile he...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: July 2, 2019

LCSO Deputy Named 2019 Virginia Deputy Sheriff of the Year

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July 2, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is honored to announce that Deputy First Class Colin Whittington has been named the 2019 Virginia Deputy Sheriff of the Year. 

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Posted on: June 19, 2019

LCSO Recruits Take Top Academic Spots, Awards & Hold Leadership Roles During 140 Session of NVCJTA

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Loudoun County, VA - The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office welcomed their largest recruit class in the history of the agency today during the 140th session of the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy (NVCJTA). The new deput...

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Posted on: June 18, 2019

LCSO Holds 12th Community Resource Fair, Sees Continued Decrease in Recidivism

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Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office held their 12th community resource fair today for Loudoun inmates housed at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center.

The event was hosted by the Loudoun Re-Entry Advisory Council and the Loudoun Co...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: June 17, 2019

Three Charged with Cocaine Distribution in Loudoun County

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Loudoun County, VA – Two men and one woman are in custody after a nearly four-month-long investigation by the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office into the sale of narcotics and a firearm in Loudoun County.

Members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Offic...

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Posted on: June 11, 2019

LCSO Investigating Armed Robbery at Royal Farms in Chantilly

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an armed robbery of a convenience store located on Lizzio Center Drive early Tuesday morning.

Around 4 a.m. June 11, the unknown suspect entered the Royal Farms in Chantilly, brandish...

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Posted on: June 7, 2019

Suspect in Sexual Assault Apprehended in New York

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Suspect in Sexual Assault Apprehended in New York

Loudoun County, VA – A Manassas man was arrested in New York Thursday night for the May 10, 2019, sexual assault of an adult female at a residence in the area of Maison Carree Square in Loudoun Cou...

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Posted on: June 3, 2019

LCSO Investigating Crash Involving a Bicyclist and a Vehicle

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Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is seeking possible witnesses to a crash involving a vehicle and a bicyclist.

LCSO Deputies responded to the area of Sycolin Road between Shreve Mill Road and the Leesburg Park and Ride for a crash b...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 31, 2019

Sugarland Elementary School Teacher Charged with Simple Assault

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Loudoun County, VA – A teacher with Loudoun County Public Schools was arrested today after an investigation determined he had inappropriate contact with a student at Sugarland Elementary School. 

Robert A. Skiffington, 64, of Centreville, is a sec...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 23, 2019

Loudoun Adult Detention Center Again Receives 100% Compliance

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 Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Adult Detention Center received 100% compliance after an unannounced inspection of the Virginia Board of Corrections’ Life, Health and Safety standards.

The facility and its employees achie...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

LCSO Releases Composite Sketch in Peeping Incident at Claude Moore Recreation Center

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect who entered a women’s locker room in the Claude Moore Recreation and Community Center and was seen looking into a shower stall occupied by a juvenile fema...

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Posted on: May 17, 2019

LCSO Warns Residents of Telephone Scam Impersonating Local Law Enforcement

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has received several reports this week of residents receiving phone calls where the caller is impersonating a law enforcement official and asking for money to pay a fine or clear an arrest ...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

UPDATE: Second Suspect in April 7-Eleven Robbery Arrested

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Loudoun County, VA- A second suspect in the robbery last month of a Sterling 7-Eleven was arrested on May 10.

Abdul R. Abid, 25, of Herndon was taken into custody Friday evening as part of the ongoing investigation. Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheri...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 8, 2019

Suspect Apprehended in Regal Center Carjacking

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Loudoun County, VA- The suspect in a Wednesday afternoon carjacking in Sterling was quickly apprehended by deputies with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) in the area of Loudoun County Parkway and Route 50.

The incident began in the park...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Maryland Man Drowns in Work-Related Accident at Goose Creek Reservoir

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Loudoun County, VA- A Maryland man lost his life this morning after he was swept away by moving water while removing debris from the dam at the Goose Creek Reservoir in Ashburn.

The victim, whose name has not been released at this time, was working for a c...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 6, 2019

May Marks Mental Health Awareness Month, LCSO Continues to Expand CIT Program

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Loudoun County, VA- May is Mental Health Awareness Month and as mental health professionals work to provide support and educate the public, the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to work to increase the number of deputies trained in crisi...

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Posted on: April 25, 2019

Three from LCSO Recognized at VSI Certification Program

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Loudoun County, VA- Three members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office were recognized today at the Virginia Sheriffs’ Institute (VSI) Certification Program. 

The VSI Certification Program recognizes those Virginia sheriffs a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 25, 2019

LCSO Seeks Identities of Two Suspects in Series of Larcenies from Vehicles

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to identify two suspects believed to be involved in a series of larcenies from vehicles in the Belmont communities of Ashburn.

Detectives toda...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 28, 2019

-UPDATE- Lovettsville Man Arrested in Unlawful Filming Investigation

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Loudoun County, VA – A Lovettsville man has been charged in connection with an unlawful filming investigation at a medical building in Lansdowne last month.

Jessie O. Scobie, 31, was identified through the course of the investigation conducted by the Loudo...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 19, 2019

LCSO Investigating Gunfire at Townhome in Sterling

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating gunshots that were fired at Sterling townhouse early Friday morning. 

Deputies responded to the 45500 block of Grand Central Square around 1:50 a.m. on April 19, wh...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 17, 2019

Detectives Release Composite Sketch in N. Duke Drive Sexual Assault Investigation

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate a reported sexual assault at a Sterling home and detectives today released a composite sketch of the suspect in the case.

The victim reported on April 9 that an unkn...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 14, 2019

LCSO Investigating Reported Sexual Assault at Rio Cantina Nightclub

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported sexual assault that occurred inside a Sterling nightclub and lounge early Sunday morning.

The adult female victim reported that around 1:30 a.m. Sunday an unknown male grab...

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Posted on: April 12, 2019

18 from LCSO among those Recognized at 2019 Valor Awards Ceremony

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Loudoun County, VA- Eighteen members of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) were among those recognized Friday at the 2019 Annual Valor Awards ceremony held at the National Conference Center in Lansdowne, Virginia. This year’s a...

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Posted on: April 11, 2019

Detectives Release Composite Sketch in Brambleton Indecent Exposure

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office has released a composite sketch of a suspect involved in an indecent exposure case in the Brambleton area on Monday. 

The teenaged victim was in the north parking garage of the Brambleton Pla...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 10, 2019

LCSO Investigating Reported Sexual Assault at N. Duke Drive Home

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported sexual assault at a Sterling home in the 120 block of N. Duke Drive.

LCSO Deputies were called to the home shortly before midnight on April 9 where an adult femal...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: April 7, 2019

LCSO Investigating Gunfire at Apartment Complex in Ashburn

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April 7, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating gunshots that were fired at an Ashburn apartment building Saturday night. 

Deputies responded to the 21800 block of Blos...

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Posted on: April 3, 2019

As Loudoun Recognizes Telecommunicators, Universal Call Taker Program Moves Forward

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April 3, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- Last night the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution in recognition of National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week which will be celebrated later this month acknowledging the great...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 29, 2019

Two DC Men Face Felony Charges After Breaking into AT&T Store

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March 29, 2019

Loudoun County, VA- Detectives with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office have arrested two Washington, DC men in connection with an auto theft and commercial burglary in Ashburn.

 On March 21, 2019, at a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 15, 2019

Captain DeLitta Graduates from 275th Session of National FBI Academy

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March 15, 2019    

Loudoun County, VA- Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman is proud to announce that Captain TJ DeLitta has graduated from the 275th session of the FBI National Academy Program at Quantico, V...

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Posted on: March 13, 2019

Two Men Face Felony Charges After Attempting to Retrieve Package of Marijuana

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Loudoun County, VA- Two Annandale men are in custody and seven pounds of marijuana were recovered after a joint investigation between the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office and the United States Postal Inspection Service (USPIS).

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Posted on: March 8, 2019

LCSO D.A.R.E. Program Receives Legacy Award

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Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) was honored to be recognized today for a program that has been a fixture in Loudoun’s schools for over three decades. 

Loudoun Sheriff Mike Chapman accepted the Legacy Award for the ag...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 7, 2019

LCSO Graduates Two from Professional Executive Leadership School

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Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office graduated two members of the agency’s leadership staff from the 44th session of the Virginia Police Chiefs Foundation Professional Executive Leadership School (PELS).&a...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 14, 2019

Loudoun Sheriff Elected Vice President of Homeland Security for MCSA

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Loudoun County, VA – Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman was named Vice President of Homeland Security for the Major County Sheriffs of America (MCSA), a professional law enforcement association comprised of almost 100 sheriff agencies in the na...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: February 9, 2019

9th Annual Awards Ceremony Recognizes Day-to-Day Efforts of LCSO Personnel

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office held their 2018 Awards and Recognition Ceremony Friday, February 8, 2019, to recognize the day-to-day efforts of members of the agency for their service and dedication to the community.

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Posted on: January 21, 2019

Reston Man Charged with Attempted Capital Murder of a LCSO Deputy

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Loudoun County, VA – A Virginia man has been charged with attempted capital murder in relation to the shooting incident which occurred on January 17, 2019, in Paeonian Springs.

On January 17th, deputies from the Loudoun County Sheriff&am...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: October 22, 2018

After Recent Incidents, Sheriff Chapman Discusses Firearms Safety in Loudoun

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October 22, 2018

Contact: Kraig Troxell, Media Relations and Communications Manager, 703-771-5278

Kraig.Troxell@loudoun.gov

Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625 

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: May 21, 2017

LCSO Reminds Residents to Lock Vehicles, Remove Valuables after Rash of Thefts in Dulles South Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  May 21, 2017 Contact: Kraig Troxell, Public Information Officer, 703-771-5278 Kraig.Troxell@loudoun.gov     Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625&n...

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Sheriff's Office
Posted on: March 8, 2017

LCSO Presented with Reaccreditation, Called ‘Model Agency’ in State

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March 8, 2017

Contact: 

Kraig Troxell, Public Information Officer, 703-771-5278

Kraig.Troxell@loudoun.gov

Alex Kowalski, Public Information Officer, 703-777-0625 

Aleksandra.Kowalski@loudoun.gov

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

Light Level Testing at Lovettsville Community Park in August

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Loudoun County has scheduled light level testing in the evening hours at the new Lovettsville Community Park during the week of August 16, 2021, weather permitting. Residents will notice increased activity at the park prior to the testing date. 

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

Loudoun County Transit Announces Commuter Bus Service Adjustments Beginning August 2

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Loudoun County Transit will modify Commuter Bus Service beginning Monday, August 2, 2021. Due to changes in passenger demands, new Commuter Bus routes will be added to increase service at Dulles South (Stone Ridge II) and East Gate Park and Ride lots, and...

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Transit
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Public Comment Period on Prentice Drive Beginning July 26

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Loudoun County will hold an open comment period to gain input from the public on the county’s project to extend Prentice Drive from Lockridge Road to Loudoun County Parkway. The public comment period will be open from Monday, July 26, 2021, through Friday...

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Transit
Posted on: July 13, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Shellhorn Road Extended July 26

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed extension of Shellhorn Road to connect with the Sterling Boulevard extension. The public information meeting will be held on Monday, July 26, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 ...

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Posted on: July 12, 2021

Loudoun Seeking Public Input to Rename Route 7 and Route 50

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Loudoun County is seeking public input for the renaming of Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7) and John Mosby Highway (Route 50). Members of the public are encouraged to visit the renaming project page to submit names for consideration. 

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

County Reschedules Ribbon Cutting for Davis Drive Extension to July 15

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Loudoun County will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the Davis Drive extension Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. The ceremony was originally scheduled for July 1, but was postponed due to inclement weather. The extension of D...

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Posted on: June 30, 2021

July 1 Ribbon Cutting for Davis Drive Extension Postponed

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The ribbon cutting ceremony scheduled for Thursday, July 1, 2021, to celebrate the opening of the Davis Drive extension has been postponed due to the forecast of inclement weather, including showers and thunderstorms. Loudoun County will announce the date...

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Transit
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Lane Closures Scheduled on Evergreen Mills Road Beginning Monday, June 28

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Loudoun County announces there will be intermittent single-lane closures on north and southbound Evergreen Mills Road (Route 621) between Northstar Boulevard and Creighton Road for the next several weeks beginning Monday, June 28, 2021. The roadway constr...

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Posted on: June 21, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting July 12 on Route 7 Corridor Study

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the Route 7 corridor study on Monday, July 12, 2021, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. The limits of the draft study, completed in February 2021, were from Route 28 to the Fairfax County lin...

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Transit
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Board of Supervisors to Hold Transportation Summit June 29

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Transportation Summit for Tuesday, June 29, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. 

The summit is intended to provide Board members with a dedicated opportunity to discuss transportation issues, one of...

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Transit
Posted on: June 25, 2021

Loudoun County to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Davis Drive Extension July 1

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Update: 06/30/21: The event scheduled for July 1 has been postponed due to the forecast of inclement weather. Loudoun County will announce the date of the rescheduled event once it is available. 

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Loudoun County will hold a ri...

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Transit
Posted on: June 11, 2021

County to End Shuttle Service at COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic Site June 12

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Due to low ridership, Loudoun County will cease operating the free shuttle service between the Loudoun County Transit bus stop at Dulles Town Center and the county’s COVID-19 vaccination site located at the other end of the shopping mall. The last day of ...

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Increased Traffic Expected at Loudoun Government Center June 10 and June 24

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Loudoun County is expecting a significant increase in motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic in and around the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison Street SE in Leesburg, on the mornings of Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, June 24, 2021. 

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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting June 23 on Route 15 Comprehensive Plan Amendment

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the Route 15 from Montresor Road (Route 661) to the Maryland state line Comprehensive Plan amendment (CPAM). The public information meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 20...

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Transit
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Final Paving on Riverside Parkway Scheduled to Begin June 9

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  • Update 6/3/2021: The work originally was scheduled to begin the week of June 14, 2021. The start date has been changed to Wednesday, June 9, 2021.

Loudoun County is scheduled to begin the pavement milling, final paving and pavement marking operations on th...

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Transit
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Loudoun Board of Supervisors to Hold Transit Summit May 25

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has scheduled a Transit Summit for Tuesday, May 25, 2021, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The summit is intended to provide Board members with a dedicated opportunity to discuss transit issues, one of the Board’s strategic f...

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Transit
Posted on: May 4, 2021

Loudoun County Launches New Service to Shuttle Transit Riders to Vaccination Clinic

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  • Update: 06/11/21: Due to low ridership, the shuttle service will end Saturday, June 12, 2021.

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In an effort to increase access to COVID-19 vaccinations, Loudoun County has launched a free shuttle service between the Loudoun County Trans...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

Loudoun County Commends State Corporation Commission’s Decision on Greenway Rate Hike Request

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On Monday, April 26, 2021, the State Corporation Commission (SCC) issued a decision denying the request by toll road operator Toll Road Investors Partnership II (TRIP II) to increase toll rates on the Dulles Greenway by about 35% over a 5-year period.

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Transit
Posted on: April 28, 2021

Loudoun County Transit Resumes Fare Collection May 3

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Loudoun County Transit will resume fare collection on all bus routes on Monday, May 3, 2021. At the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved the waiver of bus fares; at its April 20, 2021 business meeting, the b...

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Transit
Posted on: April 23, 2021

Loudoun County Launches New Transit App

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Loudoun County Transit has launched a new mobile app called “Transit.” Loudoun County will provide all updates regarding any impacts to bus service through the Transit app. The app replaces the county’s previous text service&...

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Posted on: April 22, 2021

Loudoun County Officials Praise New Law Limiting Greenway Toll Increases

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Loudoun County officials are celebrating the culmination of years of effort to curb toll increases on the Dulles Greenway. Governor Northam has signed legislation passed by the General Assembly during the 2021 special session (HB 1832 and SB 1259) that es...

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Transit
Posted on: April 21, 2021

Loudoun County Taking Steps to Restore Potomac River Ferry Service

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Loudoun County will study available options for resuming ferry service between Montgomery County, Maryland and Loudoun County. The study will include options for restoring service at White’s Ferry. Ferry service across the Potomac River is recognized as a...

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Transit
Posted on: April 15, 2021

Government Center Project Complete; Sidewalk Reopens, Bus Stop Returns to Original Location

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Construction of an awning at the Loudoun County Government Center that affected pedestrian and vehicular traffic on Harrison Street in Leesburg has been completed. As a result, on Monday, April 19, 2021:

  • The sidewalk on the Government Center side of Harris...
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Posted on: April 15, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Proposed Dulles West Boulevard Extension April 29

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed extension of Dulles West Boulevard from Northstar Boulevard to Arcola Boulevard. The public information meeting will be held on Thursday, April 29, 2021, from 6:00 –...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Input Meeting on Route 15 South Safety and Operational Study April 22

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Loudoun County is hosting its second online meeting to gain input from the public on Route 15 south. The Route 15 south public input meeting will be held Thursday, April 22, 2021, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. Members of the public are invited to attend the ...

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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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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 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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Transit
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 Metrorail...

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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: June 8, 2021

Increased Traffic Expected at Loudoun Government Center June 10 and June 24

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Loudoun County is expecting a significant increase in motor vehicle and pedestrian traffic in and around the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison Street SE in Leesburg, on the mornings of Thursday, June 10 and Thursday, June 24, 2021. 

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Posted on: June 1, 2021

First Half Real Property Tax Deadline is June 7, 2021

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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 Monday, June 7, 2021. 

Please note: Payments received or postmarked after June 7, 2021, will incur a 10% late payment...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

First Half Personal Property Tax Deadline is May 5, 2021

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the first half personal property tax is May 5, 2021

Payments received or postmarked after May 5, 2021, will incur a 10% late payment penalty.  ...

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners In-Person Lecture Set for August 12, 2021

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Join the VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners on Thursday, August 12, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. at Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road NW, Leesburg, for the lecture: "Trails at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley" with Director of Gardens Perry Mathewes.

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

VCE Loudoun Graduates Nine into Master Gardener Program

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VCE Loudoun is proud to announce nine new graduates into the Extension Master Gardener program. Completing the 2020 classroom training with over 60 hours of instruction, and the internship interrupted by COVID, the new Master Gardeners stand ready to cont...

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Become a Master Gardener... Virginia Cooperative Extension- Loudoun
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Loudoun Offers Fall Well Water Testing Program

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Have you tested your well water recently? Do you know that it is the responsibility of the property owner to regularly test water quality, maintain the water system, and address any potential problems to ensure the water is safe to consume?

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Posted on: July 9, 2021

Quick Lunches for Adults and Families with Kids

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Program, "Eat Smart, Move More," empowers you to take charge of your health by eating healthy and living an active lifestyle. Our nutrition educators work with Virginians to teach essential lif...

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Posted on: June 11, 2021

Farmers Market Shopping Tips

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Program, "Eat Smart, Move More," empowers you to take charge of your health by eating healthy and living an active lifestyle. Our nutrition educators work with Virginians to teach essential lif...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Starting Your Own Container Garden

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Program empowers you to take charge of your health by eating healthy and living an active lifestyle. Our nutrition educators work with Virginians to teach essential life skills like cooking, managing a f...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Shopping With Limited Items

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The Virginia Cooperative Extension Family Nutrition Program, "Eat Smart, Move More," empowers you to take charge of your health by eating healthy and living an active lifestyle. Our nutrition educators work with Virginians to teach essential lif...

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Posted on: December 29, 2020

Why VCE Loudoun?

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Virginia Cooperative Extension - Loudoun (VCE Loudoun) has many programs that provide information and resources to help improve lives. VCE Loudoun helps to:

  • Improve food system resilience with food safety programs
  • Teach life skills and reduce youth depressi...
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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Nutritious Recipes!

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Tasty, low-cost, healthy recipes for busy families!

Everyone should have access to healthy, nutritious foods. The Virginia Family Nutrition Program (FNP) encourages Virginians to eat smart by making healthy food and lifestyle choices.  Below are r...

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Posted on: November 18, 2019

My Backyard Program

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You probably know that pesticides and herbicides are powerful chemicals that can injure wildlife if overused.  But, did you know that over-fertilization and erosion are major threats to Virginia waterways and wildlife?   Carried with rai...

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