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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Loudoun Station Drive is Renamed to Ashburn Metro Drive

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The road used to access the Ashburn Metrorail Station has been renamed from Loudoun Station Drive to Ashburn Metro Drive. The Board of Supervisors approved the name change in April and the change was effective May 19, 2022.   

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

New Fees for Building and Development Applications Take Effect July 1, 2022

Link to information about changes in fees for land development applications and permits

Loudoun County is implementing new fees on July 1, 2022, for building and development applications. Applicants who receive notification prior to June 30, 2022, that payment is due should submit their payment by close of business on June 30, 2022. Payments...

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Posted on: May 23, 2022

Board of Supervisors Chair Randall to Deliver State of the County Address May 25

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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 25, 2022. 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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County News
Posted on: May 20, 2022

Son and Father Charged With Animal Cruelty in Loudoun County

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Following an investigation by Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) Humane Law Enforcement, two South Riding men have been charged with animal cruelty. 

Earlier this month, LCAS was contacted by the Humane Rescue Alliance (HRA) in Washington, D.C....

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County News
Posted on: May 19, 2022

Loudoun County Foster Parents Celebrated for Exceptional Service

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In observance of May as Foster Care Month, Loudoun County is celebrating and recognizing local foster parents for their service. Loudoun County’s foster parents were among those lauded at a recognition event May 19, 2022, hosted by the Metropolitan Washin...

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Posted on: May 19, 2022

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 triple-A rating on its general obligation bonds, noting the county’s sound operating performance, the size and diversity of its tax base and strong management. Loudoun County has h...

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County News
Posted on: May 18, 2022

Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fair Tailgate with Local Employers June 9

Link to information about the Loudoun Job Fair Tailgate

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a Loudoun Job Fair Tailgate with local employers Thursday, June 9, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at Franklin Park, 17501 Franklin Park Drive, Purcellville, in the parking lots by the baseball fields. ...

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County News
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Route 15 North Comprehensive Plan Amendment to be Considered at June 21 Board of Supervisors Meeting

Link to information about the Route 15 Comprehensive Plan Amendment

At its business meeting on June 21, 2022, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to consider a Comprehensive Plan Amendment (CPAM) related to safety and operational improvements to Route 15 north of Leesburg.

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County News
Posted on: May 13, 2022

Board Prepares for New Election Districts, Adopts New District Name

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors concluded its May 11, 2022, public hearing on a proposed local election district plan, titled the LT-Revised 1 Plan, without making additional changes to the plan. The plan will now be considered for adoption during...

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Posted on: May 13, 2022

Regional Homelessness Continues to Decrease

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According to the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ May 2022 Homelessness in Metropolitan Washington: Results and Analysis from the 2022 Point-in-Time Count of Persons Experiencing Homelessness report, regional homelessness is down 27 percent...

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Posted on: May 11, 2022

Loudoun Wins National Achievement Awards for Innovation

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Loudoun County has been recognized with five 2022 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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County News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

COVID-19 Cases on the Rise; Health Department Encourages Self-Assessment, Precautions

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The number of COVID-19 cases in Loudoun County and across northern Virginia has continued to rise in recent weeks, prompting public health officials to encourage Loudoun County residents to take time to assess their individual and family risks related to ...

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County News
Posted on: May 10, 2022

Loudoun Tourism Grant Application for Fiscal Year 2023 is Online

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Loudoun County’s annual Tourism Grant competitive process is underway with the posting of the Fiscal Year 2023 (FY 2023) grant application at loudoun.gov/tourismgrant. The grant program is designed to support local tourism initiatives and events...

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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Board of Supervisors Announces Committee Schedule Changes

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors announces upcoming schedule changes for two of its committees. 

  • The Ad Hoc Committee on Advisory Boards, Commissions and Committees will meet Monday, May 16, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. This meeting was originally sc...
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Posted on: May 9, 2022

Next Household Hazardous Waste Event is May 21 in Ashburn

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The next Loudoun County Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2022,  8:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m., at the Ashburn North Park and Ride, 45151 Russell Branch Parkway in Ashburn. Loudoun residents are welcome t...

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Posted on: May 5, 2022

Board of Supervisors Approves Nonprofit Human Service Grant Funding Awards for FY 2023

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved annual awards for funding to community nonprofit organizations during its May 3, 2022, meeting. Funding opportunities were made available to tax-exempt, private, nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations that provide...

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County News
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Make Your Own Kind of Music: Loudoun Surplus Auction Features Audio Mixer, Speakers and More

Link to information about the Loudoun County surplus auction

You can make your own kind of music – or other sounds – with a Mackie Premium Mic-Line Mixer, which is one of the many items featured in the current Loudoun County surplus auction. The auction also includes Anchor speakers with stands, Dell laptops and de...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Loudoun Offers Mental Health Education & Substance Abuse Prevention Programs in May

Link to information about mental health and substance abuse training programs

Loudoun County offers ongoing mental health education and substance abuse prevention programs. All programs are free, but registration is required, and seats are limited. The schedule of upcoming classes for May 2022 is as follows:

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Loudoun Delivers Fire Engine to Holmes County, Mississippi; Sister County Agreement Signed

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What began as an informal conversation between community leaders about protecting the life and safety of residents has culminated in the signing of a formal Sister County agreement between Loudoun County, Virginia, and Holmes County, Mississippi, and in t...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

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

Link to information about affordable housing financing programs for developers

Loudoun County’s application process for the Affordable Multi-Family Housing Loan Program has opened with the release of the 2022 Notice of Funding Availability.

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

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County News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Loudoun County Animal Services Hosts Free Adoption Event May 7

Link to information about Loudoun County Animal Services

On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) will host a “Homeward Bound” free pet adoption event from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Adoption fees will be waived on all available cats, kittens, dogs, puppies, small pets and reptiles during th...

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County News
Posted on: April 28, 2022

Health Department to Partially Close May 4 for Staff Training

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The Loudoun County Health Department will close to the public Wednesday, May 4, 2022, 9:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., for staff training. Any appointments previously scheduled at a Health Department facility during that time will be rescheduled. Emergency health s...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Loudoun Offers Educational Seminars for Parents During Mental Health Awareness Month in May

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During May – Mental Health Awareness Month – the Prevention Alliance of Loudoun (PAL) will feature a virtual series of free seminars for parents to learn more about mental health wellness for youth and teens. PAL is a coalition of youth, Loudoun County ag...

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Offers Career Workshops During Older Americans Month

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During May — Older Americans Month — the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will feature special virtual and in-person events at no cost for those age 50 and up who are seeking job search and career development support. 

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Posted on: April 26, 2022

Loudoun First-Half Personal Property Tax Deadline is May 5, 2022

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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 Thursday, May 5, 2022.

Payments received or postmarked after May 5, 2022, will incur a 10 percent penalty and interest. An...

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County News
Posted on: April 25, 2022

Several E. Coli Cases Associated with Petting Goats at a Loudoun Farm

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The Loudoun County Health Department is notifying the public of the exposure to a specific type of bacterium, called Shiga Toxin Producing E. coli (STEC), by several people who came in contact with goats at Georges Mill Farm in Lovettsville between March ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Business Hazardous Waste Collection Program Event is May 5

Link to information about the Loudoun County Business Hazardous Waste Program

Loudoun County will host a hazardous waste collection event for businesses or otherwise non-residential generators on Thursday, May 5, 2022. Pre-registration is required to participate, and must be received no later than Friday, April 29. The program cons...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

Joint Meeting of Board of Supervisors/Leesburg Town Council Set for April 28

Link to documents for joint Loudoun Board of Supervisors and Leesburg Town Council meeting

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the Leesburg Town Council are scheduled to hold a joint meeting Thursday, April 28, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. in the Dulles Room, which is located on the first floor of the Loudoun County Government Center, 1 Harrison ...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Road Closures Scheduled for Loudoun Courthouse Construction Utility Work Beginning May 1

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Loudoun County is scheduled to continue utility work as part of the Loudoun County Courts Complex Expansion project, which will lead to overnight traffic detours for about two weeks, beginning May 1, 2022, in Leesburg. Weather permitting, the construction...

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Board of Supervisors’ Ad Hoc Committee on Advisory Boards April 21 Meeting Canceled

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The Thursday, April 21, 2022, meeting of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors’ Ad Hoc Committee on Advisory Boards, Commissions and Committees has been canceled due to unanticipated scheduling issues that have impacted the availability of a q...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

Loudoun County Offers Financing Opportunity for First-Time Homebuyers

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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: April 8, 2022

Three Things to Know About Personal Property Tax Bills

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Many Loudoun County vehicle owners are receiving their personal property tax bills and are observing that their used vehicles have increased in value and their car tax bills are higher than they expected. 

Values of used cars have skyrocketed acro...

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Public Engagement Period for Zoning Ordinance Rewrite to Open April 18

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Loudoun County residents, businesses, community groups and other stakeholders will have the opportunity to review and comment on the first draft of the new county Zoning Ordinance during a 90-day public engagement period that begins April 18, 2022.

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Posted on: April 8, 2022

Loudoun County Offers Educational Workshops During Fair Housing Month

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During the April observance of Fair Housing Month, Loudoun County is featuring special virtual events at no cost for people interested in learning more about fair housing. 

“Fair housing is a critical component to building an inclusive and equitab...

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Posted on: April 7, 2022

Public Invited to Comment on Electoral District Plan at May 11 Public Hearing

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the proposed local electoral district plan, titled the LT-Revised 1 Plan, at the Board’s regularly scheduled public hearing on May 11, 2022, at 6:00 p.m. 

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Board Amends Parking Meter Ordinance; Sets Rates for Parking Near Ashburn Metro Station

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved amendments to the county’s parking meter ordinance, establishing parking rates for metered and residential parking in the Moorefield Station neighborhoods and mixed-use areas adjacent to the Ashburn Met...

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Posted on: April 5, 2022

Board of Supervisors Adopts FY 2023 Budget; Lowers Personal and Real Property Tax Rates

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a budget totaling approximately $3.5 billion in total appropriations for the general county government and school system for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023. The adopted budget includes a real property tax rate o...

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center to Host Job Fairs with Local Employers in April

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host six Loudoun Job Fairs in April; two job fairs will be held virtually and the remaining four will be held in-person at the Douglass Community Center, 705-H East Market Street, Leesburg.

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Board of Supervisors to Review Study of Potential Loudoun County Police Department

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will review a study from the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) during its April 5, 2022, meeting. The presentation is intended to inform the Board of Supervisors and the public about the findings ...

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Posted on: April 1, 2022

Solarize NOVA Offers Loudoun Homeowners Free Solar Assessments, Discounted Prices on Solar Systems

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The Solarize NOVA program has returned to Loudoun County. Now through June 30, 2022, Loudoun County homeowners have the opportunity to sign up to learn more about solar power options specific to their property and take advantage of streamlined installatio...

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Posted on: March 30, 2022

Loudoun Board Moves Electoral District Plan Forward

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is moving closer to finalizing a new electoral district plan that will reshape the county’s eight existing districts. The Board voted on March 15, 2022, to forward the LT-Revised 1 Plan to the May 11 public hearing....

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Posted on: March 29, 2022

Board Approves Use of Assessment Ratio to Blunt Impact of Increased Vehicle Values on Car Tax Bills

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. is pleased that the Board of Supervisors has approved his recommendation to use an assessment ratio that will reduce the taxable basis of vehicles, which has skyrocketed over the last year. &a...

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Posted on: March 28, 2022

Loudoun County Launches New Affordable Housing Financing Program

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Loudoun County has created a new affordable housing financing program for developers; the Rental Housing Acquisition and Preservation Loan Program (RHAP). The purpose of this new program is to preserve affordable, multi-family rental housing units in Loud...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Theme of 2022 Loudoun Arbor Day Photo Contest: ‘Trees That I’m Thankful For’

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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 I’m Thankful For.” Entries are being accepted through Monday, April 18, 2022. They will be included in the county’s virtual Arbor Day Celeb...

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Posted on: March 25, 2022

Students Encouraged to Apply for Loudoun County's ‘Youth in Government Day’

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Loudoun County is offering high school students the opportunity to gain first-hand knowledge of their local government by participating in Youth in Government Day, Tuesday, May 3, 2022. 

Students in grades 9-12 are invited to apply for the event, ...

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Posted on: March 24, 2022

Loudoun County Encourages Commuters to Ride Transit Buses as Gas Prices Soar

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As gas prices rise and more commuters return to their workplaces, Loudoun County residents are reminded that Loudoun County Transit is a cost-effective alternative to driving alone to work. Loudoun County Transit offers routes throughout the county and th...

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Posted on: March 23, 2022

Loudoun County Animal Shelter Temporarily Adjusts Adoption Hours

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The Loudoun County Animal Shelter is temporarily adjusting its schedule for adoptions. Beginning Monday, March 28, 2022, adoption hours will be 12:00 - 6:00 p.m. Monday - Sunday. The one-hour per day reduction will be in effect through Saturday, May 14, 2...

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Posted on: March 18, 2022

Loudoun to Hold Design Public Hearing on Western Loudoun Park and Ride April 27

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In coordination with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Loudoun County is hosting an in-person design public hearing to gain input from the public on the design and construction of the Western Loudoun Park and Ride Lot. The proposed surface...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

County to Hold Ribbon Cutting for Lovettsville Community Park April 2

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors and the departments of Parks, Recreation and Community Services and Transportation and Capital Infrastructure will celebrate the grand opening of the Lovettsville Community Park with a ribbon cutting Saturday, April...

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Posted on: March 17, 2022

Public Comment Period is Open on Proposed Limited Access Change at Planned Crosstrail Blvd Extension

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Loudoun County is hosting an online comment period to gain input from the public on proposed changes to limited access control on Route 267/Dulles Greenway that will result from the extension of Crosstrail Boulevard from Sycolin Road to the Dulles Greenwa...

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Posted on: March 16, 2022

Loudoun County to Host Pit Stops for Bike to Work Day Event May 20

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Loudoun County will host two pit stops for participants of Bike to Work Day to be held on Friday, May 20, 2022. This annual event celebrates a healthy and fun way to get to work at 100 different pit stops throughout the Washington metropolitan region. Par...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

Member Sought for Loudoun Board of Zoning Appeals; Opportunities to Serve on Other Boards

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Loudoun County offers residents an opportunity to get involved in local government.

Board of Zoning Appeals

The county is seeking applicants to serve on the Board of Zoning Appeals (BZA). There is one opening for a member whose term would begin immediately ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Design Public Hearing on Route 7/287 Interchange Improvements April 14

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In coordination with the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), Loudoun County is hosting an online design public hearing to gain input from the public on construction improvements for the Route 7 and Berlin Turnpike (Route 287) interchange in the ...

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Posted on: March 14, 2022

Temporary Lane Closures Planned Near Riverside Parkway/George Washington Boulevard Intersection

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Beginning Thursday, March 17, 2022, Loudoun County is scheduled to begin milling and paving work at the intersection of Riverside Parkway and George Washington Boulevard, weather permitting. This work will be conducted for approximately three weekdays, 9:...

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Posted on: March 11, 2022

Loudoun County Sponsors ‘I Voted’ Sticker Contest

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The Loudoun County Office of Elections and Voter Registration is offering Loudoun residents the chance to design an “I Voted” sticker for the upcoming November 2022 general election. Three winning designs will be used on “I Voted” stickers distributed to ...

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Posted on: March 9, 2022

Loudoun Invites Public Comment on Route 690 Traffic & Safety Improvement Study

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Loudoun County is hosting an online public comment period to gain input from the public on the Hillsboro Road (Route 690) Traffic and Safety Improvement Study. The comment period is open through March 23 to allow members of the public to watch a presentat...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

County Accepting Applications from Nonprofits for Property Tax Exemptions

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. is accepting applications from nonprofit organizations seeking an exemption from Loudoun County real and/or personal property taxes for the 2023 tax year. The deadline to apply for the exempti...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on W&OD Trail Bridge Over Sterling Boulevard Project March 23

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed Washington & Old Dominion (W&OD) Trail bridge over Sterling Boulevard. The public information meeting will be held Wednesday, March 23, 2022, from 6:00 – 7:0...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Board Members to Hold Virtual Update on ‘Safe Haven’ Site in Loudoun March 10

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Loudoun County residents who have questions about the “safe haven” facility at The National Conference Center (NCC) in Lansdowne are invited to view a Facebook Live question-and-answer session Thursday, March 10, 2022, 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Board of Superviso...

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Posted on: March 7, 2022

Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue to Hold Real Estate Tax Relief Seminars

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

Loudoun County homeowners 65 or older o...

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Posted on: March 2, 2022

Board Adopts On-Street Parking Management Area Near Ashburn Metro Station

Link to information about the new parking management area in the Moorefield Station area

During its March 1, 2022, meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved a new On-Street Parking Management Area in the Moorefield Station neighborhood, which is adjacent to the Ashburn Metro Station. The Board’s vote comes in preparation for t...

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Posted on: February 28, 2022

Disability Services Board Recognizes Loudoun Businesses for Inclusion in the Workplace

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The Loudoun County Disability Services Board has presented its 2021 FAIME—Full Accessibility and Inclusion: Moving toward Equity—Awards to nine local businesses. 

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Posted on: February 26, 2022

Loudoun County Ends Mask Requirement in All County Facilities

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Effective immediately, Loudoun County no longer requires members of the public to wear a face mask while inside Loudoun County-owned and -operated facilities. Additionally, the social distancing requirement inside county facilities is also ended. ...

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Posted on: February 25, 2022

Nonprofit Organizations Encouraged to Apply for Local Grant Funding through State Housing Program

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Nonprofit organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to apply for local grant funding through the Virginia Homeless and Special Needs Housing (HSNH) program. This funding will support organizations that are providing housing and stabili...

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Posted on: February 24, 2022

Loudoun County COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic Closed Feb. 25; Testing Event to Proceed

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Due to a forecast of inclement weather and out of an abundance of caution, the Loudoun County COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Dulles Town Center will be closed Friday, February 25, 2022. All individuals who had vaccination appointments on Friday may resche...

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Posted on: February 23, 2022

Loudoun County to Host Community Meeting Feb. 24 on “Safe Haven” Site in Loudoun

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Loudoun County will host an in-person public information meeting Thursday, February 24, 2022, at 7:30 p.m. at The National Conference Center (NCC) in Lansdowne (18665 NCC Ring Drive, Leesburg). The meeting will take place in the ballroom, which is located...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

County to Hold Grand Opening for Sterling Community Center March 5

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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 Sterling Community Center Saturday, March 5, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. The ...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Statement Regarding Potential Operation Allies Welcome Facility in Loudoun

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The following is a joint statement from Board of Supervisors Chair Phyllis J. Randall and Ashburn District Supervisor Mike R. Turner: 

Loudoun, Ashburn Supervisor Mike Turner and I met earlier today with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (D...

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Posted on: February 18, 2022

Loudoun Nonprofits Encouraged to Provide Input on American Rescue Plan Act Funding

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Nonprofit organizations serving Loudoun County residents are encouraged to provide input on American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) federal pass-through funding. Loudoun County will host one virtual general input session and five virtual ‘office hours’ listening ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Public Information Meeting on Short-Term Residential Rentals Scheduled for February 22

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Loudoun County will hold a virtual public information meeting Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at 6:30 p.m. to present a proposed Zoning Ordinance Amendment (ZOAM) related to short-term residential rentals. 

A short-term residential rental is the provi...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Change in Location for Loudoun County Feb. 26 Budget Public Hearing

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The location of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors’ February 26, 2022, public hearing on the proposed Fiscal Year 2023 budget has changed. The public hearing, which was originally scheduled for the Loudoun County Public Schools Administration buildin...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Board of Supervisors Chair Issues Statement Regarding Possible “Safe Haven” Site in Loudoun

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Loudoun County has been informed by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security that Loudoun is among several locations that are under consideration for a “safe haven” facility as part of Operation Allies Welcome. Loudoun County Board of ...

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Posted on: February 17, 2022

Sterling Boulevard Sidewalk and Trail Connection Project Receives Funding Recommendation

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On February 16, 2022, the National Capital Region Transportation Planning Board (TPB) recommended a total of $2,000,000 in federal funding for Loudoun County’s Sterling Boulevard Sidewalk and Trail Connection Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) proj...

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Posted on: February 16, 2022

Board of Supervisors Renames Elizabeth Mills Riverfront Park and Kephart Bridge Landing

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted February 15, 2022, to change the name of two county-owned recreational facilities in eastern Loudoun: Elizabeth Mills Riverfront Park has been renamed as Bazil Newman Riverfront Park and Kephart Bridge Landing...

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Posted on: February 14, 2022

Loudoun to Hold Virtual Public Meeting on Franklin Park to Purcellville Trail Project February 23

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Loudoun County is hosting an online meeting to gain input from the public on the proposed Franklin Park to Purcellville Trail project. The public information meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 23, 2022, from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Members of the public...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Clerk of the Circuit Court Celebrates Black History Month

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Loudoun Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary M. Clemens is celebrating Black History Month with the release of a new brochure entitled, African-American History at the Loudoun County Courthouse. A virtual program centered on the history documented by the broch...

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Posted on: February 10, 2022

Loudoun Schedules Final COVID-19 Testing Events Feb. 15, 18, 22 & 25

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Loudoun County will end its free, twice-weekly COVID-19 testing program at the end of this month due to a significant decrease in demand for COVID-19 testing and the wide availability of other testing options in the community. Loudoun County’s final COVID...

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Posted on: February 9, 2022

Loudoun County Administrator Presents Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2023

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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 2023 (FY 2023), which begins July 1, 2022. The budget totals $3.5 billion in appropriations for the county gov...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Loudoun County Schedules COVID-19 Testing Events Feb. 8 & 11

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Loudoun County has scheduled COVID-19 testing events Tuesday, February 8, and Friday, February 11, 2022, at Dulles South Recreation & Community Center, 24950 Riding Center Drive, South Riding. Testing is scheduled from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m., but may ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2022

Next Session of Online Initiative to Develop Fatherhood Skills Begins March 8

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The next session of the program sponsored by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services to help fathers build skills to become even stronger dads begins Tuesday, March 8, 2022. All fathers are welcome to attend the free, 12-week virtual program.&...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic at Dulles Town Center to Close Permanently February 26

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As demand for COVID-19 vaccine in Loudoun County continues to decrease and while COVID-19 vaccine is widely available from providers throughout the community, Loudoun County is permanently closing its mass vaccination clinic at Dulles Town Center, 21090 D...

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Posted on: February 3, 2022

Loudoun County Business Tax Filings due March 1

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Loudoun County Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. recently issued notices of business tax filing requirements to business owners for tax year 2022. The notice provides the necessary account number to enable taxpayers to report by March 1, 202...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

2022 Loudoun 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 2022 are now available online at loudoun.gov/parceldatabase. Printed assessment notices will be mailed to property owners the...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

Comments Sought on Revised Stormwater Management Plan for Reducing Pollutants

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

The updated “Phase II Chesapeake Bay TMDL Action Plan” outlines ways that the county intends to meet requir...

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Posted on: January 31, 2022

Supplemental Real Estate and Personal Property Tax Deadline is February 7, 2022

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Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of supplemental real estate and personal property taxes is Monday, February 7, 2022. 

Payments received or postmarked after February 7, will incur a 10% lat...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

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, located at Dulles Town Center, 21090 Dulles Town Circle in Sterling. Vaccinations are available on a first-come, first-served basis during the COVID-19 vaccination clinic’s...

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Posted on: January 25, 2022

Public Comment Invited as Board Refers Three Draft Redistricting Plans for Review

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Members of the public are now able to view and comment on three draft local redistricting plans that have been selected by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors for further evaluation and refinement.

On January 18, 2022, the Board voted to move these thr...

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Posted on: January 21, 2022

Loudoun County Continuum of Care Conducting Annual Point-in-Time Count

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The Loudoun County Continuum of Care, along with jurisdictions that make up the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments, is preparing to conduct the annual Point-in-Time Count of people in the community experiencing a housing crisis or homelessness...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Public Invited to Help Rename Elizabeth Mills Riverfront Park

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has directed the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) to submit a new name for Elizabeth Mills Riverfront Park in the Lansdowne community. The park’s name references nearby grist m...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Loudoun Board Considers On-Street Parking Management Area Near Ashburn Metro Station

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In preparation for the arrival of Metrorail Silver Line service in Loudoun County, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is considering establishing an On-Street Parking Management Area in the vicinity of Moorefield Station, adjacent to the Ashburn Metr...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Loudoun County Adopts Plastic Bag Tax to Go into Effect July 1, 2022

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a disposable plastic bag tax of five cents per plastic bag that will be effective July 1, 2022. The new tax will be collected on purchases made at grocery stores, convenience stores and drugstores count...

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Posted on: January 19, 2022

Loudoun County Moves Forward with Bles Park Enhancements

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved moving forward with planned enhancements to Bles Park that are designed to improve safety and access and provide additional recreational opportunities for residents while maintaining the park’s natural ...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

Groundbreaking Scheduled Jan. 24 for Route 7 and George Washington Boulevard Overpass

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The Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) and Loudoun County will hold a ceremonial groundbreaking to extend George Washington Boulevard (Route 1050) from Research Place south to Russell Branch Parkway via a new bridge over Route 7.

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Loudoun County Schedules COVID-19 Testing Events Jan. 18 & 21

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Loudoun County has scheduled COVID-19 testing events Tuesday, January 18 and Friday, January 21, 2022, at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park, 42405 Claudia Drive, Leesburg (Enter the park on Crosstrail Boulevard from Sycolin Road.) Testing is scheduled to begi...

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Posted on: January 14, 2022

Commissioner of the Revenue Mails Notices to Vehicle Owners

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Loudoun Commissioner of the Revenue Robert S. Wertz Jr. is mailing notification of 2022 personal property filing requirements to all vehicle owners currently on the county’s tax rolls. Personal property includes automobiles, trucks, motorcycles, campers, ...

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Posted on: January 12, 2022

‘Pardon Our Dust’ Meeting & Groundbreaking Scheduled for Belmont Ridge Road Widening

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Loudoun County, in partnership with the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), invites members of the public to attend a “pardon our dust” meeting and a ceremonial groundbreaking for the county’s project to reconstruct and widen Belmont Ridge ...

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Posted on: January 10, 2022

Loudoun County Receives $10 Million in Grants for Affordable Housing

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Loudoun County is receiving $10 million in state grants to support affordable multifamily housing in the county and to prepare for Amazon’s arrival in Northern Virginia. This funding is in addition to an earlier grant of $3.75 million to support two affor...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

Loudoun Clerk of the Circuit Court Awarded Preservation Grants

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The Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court has been awarded two grants totaling $45,575 from the Library of Virginia as part of the Virginia Circuit Court Records Preservation program. One grant will be used to complete conservation of the land tax boo...

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Posted on: January 6, 2022

Loudoun Board of Supervisors Sets 2022 Meeting Schedule; Elects Saines Vice Chairman

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has set its meeting schedule for 2022 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, 2022

Loudoun County Now Offering COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Appointments for Ages 12 and Up

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Loudoun County is now offering appointments for booster doses of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for people 12 to 15 years of age at its Dulles Town Center clinic. This follows the expansion of COVID-19 booster recommendations by the Centers for Dise...

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Posted on: January 5, 2022

Draft Redistricting Plans Available for Public Review

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Members of the public are invited to view and comment on a set of draft plans that have been submitted for consideration as part of Loudoun County’s local redistricting process. The 20 plans available for review were developed by staff, members of the pub...

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

Board of Supervisors Increases Financial Incentives for Conservation Easement Assistance Program

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved changes to the county’s Conservation Easement Assistance Program (CEAP) aimed at increasing the number of landowners who qualify for financial assistance under this grant program. The changes have been ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Returning to School After the Holidays: A Checklist for Parents

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As students prepare to return to school in Loudoun County after the winter break, health officials encourage parents to take steps to help limit the spread of COVID-19 and other illnesses to keep their children healthy. 

“Each year, the return to ...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Loudoun County Popular Annual Financial Report for FY 2021 is Online

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Loudoun County’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Popular Annual Financial Report is online. 

The report is specifically designed to be readily accessible and easily understandable to members of the general public who do not have a background in public finan...

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Posted on: December 30, 2021

Loudoun County Expands Free COVID-19 Testing Events to Twice Weekly Beginning in January

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Loudoun County is expanding its weekly COVID-19 testing events to twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays and moving the start time one hour earlier to 9:00 a.m., beginning Tuesday, January 4, 2022. The additional testing events will give residents more opti...

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Posted on: December 27, 2021

Loudoun County Adds Free COVID-19 Testing Event This Week

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  • Updated 12/30/21,11:36  a.m. The COVID-19 testing site event for December 30, 2021, at Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park is closed for the day. Future testing opportunities will be announced later today and will be posted at loudoun.gov/COVI...
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Posted on: December 22, 2021

Loudoun Website Mobile App to Sunset; Website User Experience Not Affected

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Loudoun County’s website provider has announced the sunsetting of the county’s mobile app, Link2Loudoun. The discontinuation of the legacy app, which was launched in 2013 will not adversely affect anyone who accesses loudoun.gov throug...

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Posted on: December 15, 2021

New Payment Process for Personal Property & Real Estate Taxes for Hamilton, Purcellville Taxpayers

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Loudoun County is assuming responsibility for assessing, billing and collecting personal property and real estate taxes in the towns of Hamilton and Purcellville effective January 1, 2022. 

Residents and businesses in Hamilton and Purcellville wil...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

Loudoun Receives Significant Grant in Support of County Broadband Initiative

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Loudoun County has received a grant to help fund construction of a fiber network that will bring broadband internet service to approximately 8,600 residents and businesses in western Loudoun. The initiative is a public-private partnership between the Depa...

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Posted on: December 13, 2021

Loudoun Invites Public Comment on Scott Jenkins Memorial Park Project

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Loudoun County is holding an open comment period to gain input from the public regarding Phase III of construction for Scott Jenkins Memorial Park in Hamilton. Phase III will install lighting for five existing athletic fields. The comment period is open t...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Board of Supervisors Approves New Names for Route 7 and Route 50

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has voted to approve new names for Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7) and John Mosby Highway (Route 50) within Loudoun County. The Board’s vote follows its September 2020 decision to inventory Confederate and segregationi...

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Posted on: December 8, 2021

Loudoun Approves Collective Bargaining Ordinance

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During its December 7, 2021, meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors approved a collective bargaining ordinance that is effective immediately. The ordinance establishes the authority for Loudoun County to recognize, bargain with, or enter into a ...

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Posted on: November 29, 2021

Loudoun Workforce Resource Center Now Open in New Location

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The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center is now open at its new location in the AutoZone Shopping Center, 705 E Market Street, Suite E, in Leesburg. The center’s hours are: 

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
  • Wednesd...
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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Work at Loudoun County Parkway/Riverside Parkway Intersection Nov. 29-Dec. 8

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12-01-21: Update to the Schedule of Work at Loudoun County Parkway/Riverside Parkway Intersection

Work is now scheduled to continue through December 8, 2021, weather permitting. Updates to the original schedule include: 

  • Friday, December 3, 7:00 p....
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Posted on: November 24, 2021

Court Enters Abatement Order for Gable Farm; Orders Owner to Level Fill Dirt

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The Loudoun County General District Court has entered an Order of Abatement in the case of County of Loudoun v. Gable Family Limited Partnership, which requires the owner of the Gable Farm property to correct violations of the Loudoun County Zoning Ordina...

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Posted on: November 22, 2021

Loudoun County Soliciting Proposals for Union Street School Resident Curator Program

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The Loudoun County Department of General Services is soliciting proposals from interested parties to serve as a resident curator for the historic Union Street School property under the terms of the county’s Resident Curator Program (RCP).

The RCP is design...

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Posted on: November 19, 2021

Board of Supervisors Adopts Resolution of Intent to Amend Zoning Ordinance

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The Loudoun County Zoning Ordinance Rewrite project has reached a significant milestone. At its November 16, 2021 meeting, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors adopted a Resolution of Intent to Amend (ROIA) for the Revised 1993 Loudoun County Zoning Or...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

Loudoun County Silver Line Metrorail Phase 2 Reaches Milestone

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The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), which managed construction of the Silver Line, announced Thursday that Metrorail construction from Wiehle Avenue to Ashburn in eastern Loudoun County has reached substantial completion. Substantial co...

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Posted on: October 29, 2021

Loudoun Fire and Rescue to Present Update to Emergency Response Improvements Following 2020 Drowning

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During the November 3, 2021, Board of Supervisors meeting, the Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) will present an update on its progress toward implementing emergency response improvements that strengthen multi-jurisdictional emergen...

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Posted on: September 30, 2021

Short-Term Road Improvements Scheduled on Evergreen Mills and Watson Roads

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In coordination with the Virginia Department of Transportation, construction crews are expected to begin roadway improvements by mid-October on Evergreen Mills Road and Watson Road, with the work lasting over the next 12 months. The corridor road safety a...

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Posted on: September 28, 2021

Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps Seeks Volunteer Vaccinators to Help Protect Community’s Health

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The Loudoun Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is issuing a call for volunteer vaccinators—especially for those who are comfortable with vaccinating young children—to help in protecting the community’s health as the COVID-19 pandemi...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

Loudoun Offers COVID-19 Boosters to Eligible Groups of People Who Received Pfizer Vaccine

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The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) has authorized local health districts to begin administering booster doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for certain individuals as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Loud...

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Posted on: September 24, 2021

Board of Supervisors Endorses Study of Impact of Segregated Schools and 1940 Forced Sale of Property

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The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has voted in favor of studying the harm caused by Loudoun County’s past discrimination against Black students and to seek out ways to rectify disparities. In addition, the Board approved a review of the fo...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Loudoun to Hold Two Virtual Public Meetings on Renaming Route 7 & Route 50 Sept. 29

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Loudoun County is hosting two online meetings to gain input from the public on the renaming of Harry Byrd Highway (Route 7) and John Mosby Highway (Route 50). The public information meetings will be held on Wednesday, September 29, 2021, at 1:00 p.m. and ...

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Posted on: September 20, 2021

Loudoun County COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Update

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On Friday, September 17, 2021, a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) advisory panel endorsed COVID-19 booster doses of the Pfizer vaccine for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease. This does not mean, however, that a booster dose i...

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Posted on: September 13, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination Site at Dulles Town Center to Reopen Sept. 17 by Appointment Only

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In preparation for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Virginia Department of Health (VDH) recommendations for COVID-19 vaccine booster doses and for vaccinating children ages 5-12, Loudoun County will resume vaccination operations by...

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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Loudoun County Resumes Free COVID-19 Testing Events

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As Loudoun County continues to experience a high level of community transmission of COVID-19, the county will again offer free COVID-19 testing events twice monthly to give residents an additional option for free testing. The drive-thru events are schedul...

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