Go To Search
Click to Home
Site Tools

Headline News

96 Stories
Posted on: April 18, 2014

Household Hazardous Waste Event Scheduled for April 26

Loudoun residents are invited to participate in the next Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event on Saturday, April 26, 2014 at the Harmony Park and Ride (39464 East Colonial Highway, Hamilton, VA 20158) from 8:30 a... Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Search for Great Bargains on Furniture, Books and More at Surplus Store -Open Friday

An assortment of items will be available this Friday, April 18 from 10am - 4pm. Items available in this Friday’s store includes a large selection of books (CD's & DVD's), a selection of office furniture(chairs, file... Read on...

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Community Meeting to Update Residents on Crosstrail Boulevard Design Set for April 22

The Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure (DTCI), with the engineering firm of Dewberry Inc., will host a community meeting to present an update on the progress of the design of Crosstrail... Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2014

Website Features Redesigned Home Page; More Opportunities to Engage and Connect

image of screen shot of website

The Loudoun County Government Website features a redesigned home page with a reformatted layout and new user-centered tools.

The redesigned home page on www.loudoun.gov includes a... Details...

Posted on: April 10, 2014

Loudoun County Features Vehicles, Ambulance, Laptops, and More in Online Auction

Looking for bargains on government surplus? Loudoun County is selling a variety of surplus items in an online auction on www.publicsurplus.com . Items for sale include vehicles, an... More...

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Loudoun County Streamlines Data Center Development Process

Loudoun County Virginia, long considered a top choice for the world’s technology companies as a prime location for data centers, has become even more accessible and open to new business opportunities thanks to the county’s... Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2014

County Home Improvement Programs Help Loudoun Homeowners

Loudoun County has home improvement and repair programs which are designed to preserve and rehabilitate existing affordable housing.

  • The Loudoun County Home Improvement Program (LCHIP) is available countywide to... Details...

Posted on: April 2, 2014

Board of Supervisors Adopts Fiscal Year 2015 Budget for Loudoun County

image of budget cover

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved a budget totaling approximately $1.98 billion for the general county government and school system for Fiscal Year 2015 (FY 15). The adopted budget gives the Loudoun... More...

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Community Presentation on Design of Courts Expansion Project Set for April 23

The Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure, with the architecture and engineering firm of Dewberry Architects, Inc., will host a community meeting and presentation for the design of the Courts... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2014

Loudoun County Is Healthiest in Virginia According to New Health Rankings

logo of loudoun health department

Loudoun County ranks as the healthiest county in Virginia, according to the fifth annual County Health Rankings, released today by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2014

Board Seeks Volunteers to Serve on Advisory Panels; New Standard Application Form is Online

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors recently approved a standard application form for citizens interested in serving on an advisory board, commission, or committee. The form is online at Details...

Posted on: March 31, 2014

PRCS Receives Donation for Equine Amenities at Lovettsville Park

The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services has received a donation of $14,123 from the Loudoun Horse Association for future equestrian amenities at Lovettsville Community Park.

Amenities... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Loudoun County Health Department One of First to Receive National Accreditation

image of phab seal

The Loudoun County Health Department announced today that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). The national accreditation program works to improve and protect the... More...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Parks, Recreation & Community Services Director Ryburn to Retire; Torpy to be Interim Director

photo of diane ryburn

Diane Ryburn, who has served as Director of the Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services (PRCS) since 2005, is retiring effective June 1, 2014, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today.... Read on...

Posted on: March 21, 2014

Supervisors Vote to Increase Schools Budget, Allocate Nearly $70 Million in New Funding

image of budget cover

At its final Fiscal Year 2015 budget worksession, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors voted to increase Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS) funding by $68.3 million, providing a total appropriation of $600.8 million... More...

Posted on: March 20, 2014

County Attorney Jack Roberts Announces Retirement

photo of jack roberts

Loudoun County Attorney John R. Roberts has announced his retirement after nearly 30 years of service with the Loudoun County government. He has served as County Attorney since 1989. His retirement will be effective July 1,... Read on...

Posted on: March 19, 2014

Loudoun Health Check Draft Assessments Available Online for Public Comment

Members of the public now have the opportunity to review and comment on the latest Loudoun County Health Check public needs assessments before they are finalized. The draft results of the 2013 assessments are online at Details...

Posted on: March 18, 2014

Registration is Open for Bike to Work Day Set for Friday, May 16, 2014

image of bike to work day logo

Registration is open for Bike to Work Day, planned for Friday, May 16, 2014. New and experienced bicycle commuters are invited to register at www.biketoworkmetrodc.org or by calling 800-745-7433. Loudoun County hosts two... Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2014

Loudoun County Nonprofit Organization Grant Application for FY 15 is Online

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors today issues its annual call to community non-profit organizations for funding consideration. Funding opportunities are available to organizations that provide services to Loudoun... More...

Posted on: March 12, 2014

Moratorium on Property Tax Exemptions Lifted; Nonprofits May Apply to Commissioner of the Revenue

Loudoun’s moratorium on the granting of property tax exemptions by designation has been lifted by the Board of Supervisors. As a result, Commissioner of the Revenue, Robert S. Wertz Jr., will be accepting applications from... Read on...

Posted on: March 12, 2014

Loudoun Workforce Center Offers Credit Reports and Credit Scores Seminar

The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will offer a seminar on Credit Reports and Credit Scores: Getting the Most Mileage from Credit on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at 1:00 p.m.

Your credit report and score, when used together... Details...

Posted on: March 5, 2014

Planning Director Julie Pastor Receives National Recognition; Elected AICP Fellow

photo of julie pastor

Loudoun County Director of Planning Julie Pastor has been elected to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), one of the highest honors the institute can bestow upon a member. Pastor is... More...

Posted on: April 17, 2014

Surplus Store Features Office Furniture, Computer Equipment and Other Items - Open Friday

An assortment of items will be available this at the Loudoun County Surplus Store this Friday from 10am to 4pm. Items available in this Friday’s store includes a large selection of books (CD's & DVD's), a selection of... Read on...

Posted on: February 21, 2014

Loudoun is Formally Invited to Apply for TIFIA Loan for Dulles Rail Project

Loudoun County is pleased to announce that it has been formally invited to apply for credit assistance through the Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program for Loudoun’s portion of the Dulles... Read on...

Posted on: February 20, 2014

Sheriff's Office Develops "Operation: Protect Livestock" with Animal Services, Extension

The Loudoun Sheriff’s Office is launching a new program in partnership with the Loudoun County Department of Animal Services and the Loudoun Cooperative Extension. The purpose of the program, Operation: Protect Livestock, is... Details...

Posted on: February 18, 2014

Reminder: Loudoun County E-Comment Program Continues

Loudoun County reminds senior citizens and other residents that they have the opportunity to provide public input to the Board of Supervisors by means of pre-recorded video comments.

The intention of the e-Comment... Read on...

Posted on: February 5, 2014

Hemstreet Presents Proposed Fiscal Plan for Fiscal Year 2015

photo of budget presentation

Loudoun County Administrator Tim Hemstreet today presented to the Board of Supervisors a proposed fiscal plan for the Loudoun County government for Fiscal Year 2015 (FY 15). The fiscal plan totals about $2 billion in... Details...

Posted on: February 10, 2014

Open Burning Restrictions Effective February 15

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 between the hours of... Read on...

Posted on: January 22, 2014

Board Schedules FY 15 Budget Worksessions and Joint Meeting with School Board

Today, Chairman Scott K. York, on behalf of the Board of Supervisors, announced that the Board’s Fiscal Year 2015 (FY 15) budget schedule has been posted and released two weeks early in response to recent public requests for... More...

Posted on: February 7, 2014

Affordable Dwelling Units for Sale in Active Adult Communities for Ages 55 and Up

The Loudoun County Affordable Dwelling Unit Program (ADU) has units available in active adult communities that serve ages 55 and older. These properties are two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominiums located in the Ashburn area... Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

Preparations for Removal of Murray’s Ford Bridge Underway

photo of murray's ford bridge

Preparations are underway for removal of the Murray’s Ford bridge located over Goose Creek, south of the Sycolin Road bridge. Loudoun County officials have been working with residents of the area in connection with the... More...

Posted on: February 3, 2014

Assistant County Administrator Yudd Earns Prestigious ICMA Credential

photo of charles yudd

Assistant Loudoun County Administrator Charles A. Yudd has earned the Credentialed Manager designation from ICMA, the International City/County Management Association.

To receive the prestigious ICMA credential, a member... Details...

Posted on: January 30, 2014

Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services Visits Workforce Resource Center

Officials with the Loudoun Workforce Resource Center remind job seekers that they have access to representatives from the Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services (DARS) on the 3rd Friday of each month from 10:00 a.m... More...

Posted on: January 18, 2014

Loudoun Officials Gather for Kincora Safety Center Station Ribbon Cutting and Dedication

photo of ceremony

The Kincora Safety Center at 21130 Pacific Boulevard in Sterling, was dedicated by Loudoun County officials during a ribbon cutting/dedication ceremony on Saturday, January 18, 2014.

Loudoun County Administrator Tim... More...

Posted on: January 15, 2014

Loudoun Installs Hearing Loop; Board Room More Accessible to Hearing Impaired

image of hearing loop sign

Loudoun County has installed a hearing loop system in the Board Room of the Loudoun County Government Center, which allows people with hearing aids to receive a clear signal without any background noise, and makes the room... Details...

Posted on: January 17, 2014

Board Celebrates Life of Gabriella Miller; Adopts Resolution of Honor and Respect

photo of gabriella miller

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has adopted a resolution of honor and respect in celebration of the life of Gabriella Miller. The Leesburg girl died in October at the age of 10 after a battle with a cancerous,... Details...

Posted on: January 15, 2014

County to Hold Workshop on New Regulations for Home Child Care Providers

Loudoun County is inviting Child Care Home providers to an informational workshop on the county’s revised zoning regulations affecting the Child Care Home use.

The workshop will feature representatives from several... Read on...

Posted on: January 14, 2014

Surplus Store Hours to Change; Online Auctions Converting to Online Payments

Effective February 1, 2014, the Loudoun County Surplus Store will change its hours of operation from two openings per month to one. The Surplus Store will be open the third Friday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ... Read on...

Posted on: January 10, 2014

New State Park to be Created in Loudoun; Local and State Officials Applaud 600-Acre Donation

photo of blue ridge center for environmental stewardship

Governor Bob McDonnell has announced that his administration has reached an agreement that will result in a 600-acre state park in Loudoun County.

“Thanks to the generosity of several outstanding Virginians, the... More...

Posted on: January 9, 2014

Affordable Dwelling Unit Program Offers Rental Units for Qualified Applicants

The Loudoun County Affordable Dwelling Unit (ADU) Rental Program has rental units available for qualified applicants. The ADU Rental Program, administered by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services, provides... Read on...

Posted on: January 3, 2014

Board of Supervisors Sets 2014 Meeting Schedule; Elects Williams Vice Chairman

photo of loudoun county board of supervisors

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has set its meeting schedule for 2014 and has re-elected Broad Run District Supervisor Shawn Williams as Vice Chairman. In the absence of Chairman Scott K. York, Williams will perform... More...

Posted on: December 30, 2013

Loudoun County Officials: Resolve to be Ready for Emergencies in 2014

image of readynova logo

With 2014 just around the corner, Loudoun County emergency preparedness officials point out that now is a good time to resolve to be ready for whatever 2014 will bring. Everyone can do something to prepare for emergencies... Read on...

Posted on: January 3, 2014

Board of Supervisors Sets 2014 Meeting Schedule; Elects Williams Vice Chairman

photo of loudoun county board of supervisors

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has set its meeting schedule for 2014 and has re-elected Broad Run District Supervisor Shawn Williams as Vice Chairman. In the absence of Chairman Scott K. York, Williams will perform... More...

Posted on: December 30, 2013

Board of Supervisors Next Business Meeting is Thursday, January 2

photo of loudoun county board of supervisors

Due to the New Year’s Day holiday on Wednesday, January 1, 2014, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors will hold its next regular business meeting on Thursday, January 2, 2014, beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Room of... Details...

Posted on: December 20, 2013

Loudoun County Fully Funds OPEB, Eliminates $60 Million in Liability

Loudoun County has achieved a $60 million-savings in its unfunded actuarial accrued liability for Other Post-Employment Benefits (OPEB) and is one of the few jurisdictions in the country to fully fund its OPEB liability,... Read on...

Posted on: December 19, 2013

Officials Break Ground for Pacific Boulevard; Celebrate Public-Private Partnership

photo of groundbreaking

Loudoun County officials joined with state officials and representatives of the Kincora development to break ground for Pacific Boulevard at the Kincora Fire and Rescue station located at 21130 Pacific Boulevard in Sterling... Details...

Posted on: December 18, 2013

Buddy Rizer is Loudoun County’s New Director of Economic Development

photo of buddy rizer

Buddy Rizer has been selected as the new Director of the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Rizer has been serving as Acting Director of the department... More...

Posted on: December 17, 2013

York Elected Chairman of Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee

image of scott york

Loudoun County Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott K. York has been elected Chairman of the Dulles Corridor Advisory Committee (DCAC) for 2014 & 2015. The DCAC is an eight-member committee that advises the Metropolitan... Details...

Posted on: December 17, 2013

Loudoun County Kicks Off Courts Complex Phase III Expansion

The design phase of the Loudoun County Courts Complex Phase III Expansion project in downtown Leesburg has begun.

The project involves the new construction of 85,000 square feet for additional Courts space on the existing... Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2013

Loudoun Receives Grant to Improve Services for Children with Mental Health Needs

Virginia’s Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services (DBHDS) has announced that a community grant of nearly $639,000 to help improve mental health services and support for children has been awarded to the... More...

Posted on: December 16, 2013

Improved Ratings of Loudoun’s Fire Suppression System May Lead to Reduced Property Insurance Rates

Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) has completed the first countywide survey of Loudoun County’s fire suppression services and has assigned new classifications, effective November 1, 2013, which could reduce residential... Details...

Posted on: December 3, 2013

Building & Development Director Wharton to Retire; Seigfried is Interim Director

photo of terry wharton

Terrance D. Wharton, who has served as Director of the Loudoun County Department of Building and Development since the department’s creation in 1991, is retiring effective December 31, 2013, County Administrator Tim... Details...

Posted on: December 4, 2013

Animal Remains Found in Loudoun were Wildlife; No Domestic Animals Involved

Loudoun County Animal Services officials announced today that all of the animal carcasses found near Featherbed Lane Bridge and Catoctin Creek near Lovettsville last month have been determined to be wildlife. There were no... Read on...

Posted on: November 26, 2013

Loudoun’s Online Mapping System Now Compatible with Touch Screen Devices

archive aerial photo of loudoun

WebLogis, Loudoun County’s popular web mapping program, is now accessible on touch screen devices.

WebLogis, or Loudoun GIS, provides access to dozens of layers of mapped information including school sites and zones,... More...

Posted on: November 25, 2013

Loudoun County Receives Award for Budget Presentation

Loudoun County has received a Distinguished Budget Presentation Award from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for the Fiscal Year 2014 budget.

The association cites Loudoun... More...

Posted on: November 21, 2013

Disability Services Board Seeks Members

The Loudoun County Disability Services Board (DSB) is seeking members who are interested in raising awareness about issues affecting people with disabilities. The DSB is an at-large advisory body appointed by the Board of... Details...

Posted on: November 14, 2013

County Sells Bonds at Favorable Interest Rate; Proceeds to Fund School Construction

Loudoun County has sold $45.2 million in general obligation bonds at a favorable interest rate of 3.18 percent. Proceeds from the sale will be used to finance the construction of four new schools: Cardinal Ridge Elementary... More...

Posted on: November 12, 2013

Bond Rating Agencies Reaffirm County’s Triple-A Rating in Advance of Bond Sale

The nation’s top bond rating agencies have again affirmed Loudoun County’s AAA rating on its general obligation bonds, noting the county’s strong financial management practices and policies. Loudoun County has held the Aaa... Details...

Posted on: November 6, 2013

Phase II Watershed Implementation Plan Community Meeting Set for November 14

Loudoun County residents are encouraged to attend a community meeting about the Phase II Watershed Implementation Plan (WIP) scheduled for Thursday, November 14, 2013, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Rust Library, 380 Old... Details...

Posted on: October 24, 2013

County Earns "Run Smarter" Award for Use of Document Imaging System

Loudoun County has been selected as a "Run Smarter" Award winner in the government category for its innovative and creative use of Laserfiche, a documents management and records retention solution. There were more than... Details...

Posted on: October 15, 2013

Looking to Buy a Home? Loudoun ADU Program has Properties Available

The Loudoun County Affordable Dwelling Unit (ADU) Purchase Program currently has a large number of homes available for sale. The ADU Program, administered by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services, provides... Details...

Posted on: October 2, 2013

Kenneth Smith is New Director of the Loudoun Court Service Unit

Kenneth E. Smith is the new Director of the Loudoun County Juvenile Court Service Unit (JCSU).

Smith has been serving as Interim Director in Loudoun since January 1, 2013, following the retirement of former JCSU Director... More...

Posted on: October 3, 2013

“Loudoun Targets Lyme” Receives Statewide Recognition

photo of presentation

The Virginia Association of Counties (VACo) has recognized the “Loudoun Targets Lyme” initiative with a 2013 Achievement Award.

Erik Johnston, Director of Government Affairs for VACo, presented the award to the Board of... Read on...

Posted on: October 7, 2013

Tornado Watch Canceled; Preparedness Has No Expiration Date

The tornado watch for Loudoun County has been canceled, but it's still a good idea to be prepared to take action in the event of severe weather.

When a tornado watch is issued, it means that weather conditions are... Details...

Posted on: September 18, 2013

One Book, One Community Annual Countywide Reading Program is Underway

image of loudoun county public library logo

"The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope" by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer is the selection for the Loudoun County Public Library’s 2013 “1book 1community” reading program. Books... Details...

Posted on: September 4, 2013

Erin McLellan is Loudoun County’s New Budget Officer

photo of budget officer Erin McLellan

McLellan most recently has served as Budget Manager, Performance and Grants Management, for Loudoun County. Her duties included coordinating and managing the Budget Division’s specialty functions such as performance... Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2013

It Doesn’t Cost a Lot to be Prepared: September is National Preparedness Month

ready nova logo

September is National Preparedness Month and Loudoun County emergency management officials say it’s a perfect time to get ready for weather-related events and other potential emergency situations. Being prepared for... Details...

Posted on: September 3, 2013

Public Meeting on Upper Broad Run Watershed Project Set for September 16

photo of upper broad run

A public information meeting on the Upper Broad Run Watershed Management Plan is scheduled for Monday, September 16, 2013, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at Gum Spring Library, 24600 Millstream Drive, at the intersection of Stone... More...

Posted on: August 29, 2013

Rental Units Available Through Loudoun’s Affordable Dwelling Unit Program

Loudoun County announces that properties are available for rent through the county’s Affordable Dwelling Unit (ADU) Program. The ADU Rental Program, administered by the Department of Family Services, provides opportunities... Read on...

Posted on: August 29, 2013

Online Loudoun Building Permit Forms Redesigned in Customer-Friendly Format

The Loudoun County Department of Building and Development has redesigned many of its most frequently used building permit forms to make them more customer-friendly. They have been upgraded to fillable .pdfs, which are... More...

Posted on: August 22, 2013

Loudoun County Agencies Partner to Serve Youth at Camp REAL

The Prevention/Intervention team of the Loudoun County Department of Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services (MHSADS) has again partnered with the Loudoun County Public Schools and the Sheriff’s Office in... Read on...

Posted on: August 26, 2013

Pipe Bomb Investigation Reveals Second Explosive Device

As part of an ongoing criminal investigation, the Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office along with the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant at a residence on Sandpiper Place in the River Creek community... More...

Posted on: August 19, 2013

It’s That Time of the Year for Juror Questionnaires

Gary M. Clemens, Clerk of the Circuit Court, asks Loudoun County residents to check their mailboxes for juror questionnaires starting August 23, 2013. On that day, the Clerk’s Office will begin mailing juror questionnaires... Read on...

Posted on: August 19, 2013

Loudoun Procurement Division Earns Two National Awards

image of award logo

The Loudoun County Division of Procurement has been recognized for excellence by two national purchasing organizations.

The Procurement Division recently received the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award from... Details...

Posted on: August 12, 2013

Loudoun County Moves Up in Digital County Governments Survey

image of winners logo

Loudoun County has again been named one of the most technologically advanced county governments in the United States, ranking No. 3 in its population category in a national survey conducted by the Center for Digital... More...

Posted on: August 9, 2013

Loudoun Uses Crowd Sourcing to Collect W&OD Trail Data

image of map

Bicyclists and pedestrians planning to use the Washington and Old Dominion Trail (W&OD) have a new online resource thanks to an innovative partnership between the Loudoun County Government and AOL.

As part of a company... Read on...

Posted on: August 7, 2013

Affordable Dwelling Unit Program Offers Homes Available for Purchase

Loudoun County announces that properties are available for purchase through the county’s Affordable Dwelling Unit (ADU) Program. The ADU Program, administered by the Department of Family Services, provides opportunities to... Details...

Posted on: August 1, 2013

Commonwealth's Attorney Releases Report on Deputy-Involved Shooting

On July 31, 2013, the Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office released a report concerning the review of the May 29, 2013, deputy- involved shooting at the Costco Wholesale store in Sterling, Virginia. The report... Read on...

Posted on: July 23, 2013

State Board of Elections Launches Online Voter Registration

image of vote button

Loudoun County residents may now register to vote and update their voter registration online. The State Board of Elections, in partnership with the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), launched the new online voter... More...

Posted on: July 17, 2013

National Weather Service Designates Loudoun County as “StormReady”

image of stormready logo

Loudoun County has been recognized as “StormReady” by the National Weather Service. The designation highlights the county’s dedication to helping residents prepare for weather-related events.

The StormReady program is... Details...

Posted on: July 18, 2013

Board of Supervisors Honors Members of Government Reform Commission

photo of supervisors and reform commission members

Members of the Loudoun County Government Reform Commission have been honored for their work and service to the citizens of the county by the Board of Supervisors. The Board presented Resolutions of Appreciation to members of... Read on...

Posted on: July 15, 2013

Economic Development Director Flynn Resigns; Rizer to Serve as Interim Director

Tom Flynn, Director of the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, is resigning effective July 31, 2013, and Assistant Director Buddy Rizer has been appointed to serve as Interim Director of the department, County... Details...

Posted on: July 3, 2013

Loudoun County Recognized For Performance Management Success

image of icma award logo

Loudoun County has again received recognition from the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) for superior performance management efforts. The ICMA Center for Performance Measurement has awarded Loudoun a... More...

Posted on: June 27, 2013

Your Input Needed for Loudoun Lyme Disease Awareness Survey

image of loudoun targets lyme logo

Loudoun County residents are encouraged to complete a brief, anonymous Lyme disease survey online at www.surveymonkey.com/s/LymeAwareness to help the county better... Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2013

Loudoun County Recognized for Excellence in Financial Reporting

image of report cover

Loudoun County has been awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA), a nonprofit professional association... Details...

Posted on: June 17, 2013

Loudoun County Offers Public Employee Homeownership Grant Program

Loudoun County’s Public Employee Homeownership Grant Program assists low-to moderate-income public employees in purchasing a home in Loudoun County. The program offers a secured loan to income-eligible employees of the... Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2013

Schedule of Spraying for Ticks at Loudoun County Parks is Updated

image of tick

As part of Loudoun County’s increased efforts to prevent Lyme disease, the county is applying an insecticide aimed at reducing the tick population at several county-owned parks. The spraying will be done only on weekdays,... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2013

Signatures of Loudoun Award Winners Announced

image of poster

The Loudoun County Design Cabinet, which is supported by the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development, has unveiled 12 winners in the Signatures of Loudoun annual architecture and design competition. The awards were... Details...

Posted on: June 3, 2013

Reminder: Chairman York to Host Town Hall Meeting on NVTA Projects June 10

As Loudoun’s representative to the Northern Virginia Transportation Authority (NVTA), Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott K. York will host a public input session Monday, June 10, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. in the Board Room of the... More...

Posted on: May 31, 2013

County Completes Bond Sale: Triple-A Rating Re-Affirmed

Loudoun County has achieved a near record favorable interest rate in a bond sale completed Wednesday, May 29, 2013, following affirmation of the county’s triple-A rating on its general obligation (G0) bonds. The county... Read on...

Posted on: June 3, 2013

Loudoun Real Property Taxes Due June 5

Loudoun County Treasurer H. Roger Zurn Jr. reminds taxpayers that the deadline for payment of the first half of real property tax is Wednesday, June 5, 2013.

Payments postmarked after June 5, 2013 will incur a 10 percent... Details...

Posted on: May 23, 2013

County Offers Affordably Priced Housing for Sale in South Riding Area

Loudoun County has six affordably priced homes available for purchase at The Reserve at South Riding I. These properties are administered under the Affordable Market Purchase Program (AMPP), which was created to administer... Details...

Posted on: May 21, 2013

Bond Rating Agencies Reaffirm County’s Triple-A Rating in Advance of Bond Sale

The nation’s top bond rating agencies have again affirmed Loudoun County’s AAA rating on its general obligation bonds, noting the county’s strong financial management practices and policies. Loudoun County has held the Aaa... Details...

Posted on: May 15, 2013

Loudoun County Recognized as a "Start! Fit-Friendly" Organization

2013 Platinum Award Logo

The Loudoun County Government has been recognized as a “Start! Fit-Friendly” organization by the American Heart Association for the sixth consecutive year. The county has received the group’s Platinum Award – the highest... Details...

Start Walking Now
Posted on: May 6, 2013

Board Declares May Lyme Disease Awareness Month; Loudoun Targets Lyme Launches Survey

loudoun targets lyme logo

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has declared May as “Lyme Disease Awareness Month” in Loudoun County. The Board’s proclamation notes that incidents of Lyme disease increase in warm weather when people and pets spend... Read on...

Posted on: May 3, 2013

James Freeman is Loudoun County's New Director of Community Corrections

photo of james freeman

James J. Freeman has been selected as the new Director of the Loudoun County Department of Community Corrections, effective May 23, 2013, County Administrator Tim Hemstreet announced today. Freeman currently serves as... More...


Loudoun County Public Library

3 Stories
Posted on: March 28, 2014

Celebrate Your Local Library; National Library Week is April 13-19

logo of loudoun county public library

The Loudoun County Public Library joins libraries in schools, campuses and communities nationwide in celebrating National Library Week April 13 - 19, 2014, as a time to highlight the value of libraries, librarians and... Read on...

Posted on: November 8, 2013

Loudoun County Public Library Named a Star Library in Library Journal's National Ranking

image of Loudoun County Public Library logo

Loudoun County Public Library has been named a Star Library in the Library Journal (LJ) Index of Public Library Service.

Library Journal is the library field's leading professional publication and developed its... Details...

Posted on: August 27, 2013

One Book, One Community Annual Countywide Reading Program Begins September 9

image of loudoun county public library logo

"The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope" by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer has been selected for the Loudoun County Public Library’s 2013 “1book 1community” reading program. Books... Details...


News From Animal Services

2 Stories
Posted on: April 4, 2014

Loudoun County Honored at COG Animal Services Awards

photo of award ceremony

Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) took home two awards from the recent Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments Animal Services Awards ceremony.

The entire Department of Animal Services staff was honored with... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2014

Loudoun Animal Services Receives Donation for Animal Control Operations

photo of donation presentation

The Loudoun County Department of Animal Services has received a donation of $5,094.00 from the King-White Family Foundation in support of Animal Control operations. The donation is intended for use to purchase specialized... More...


Office of the Commonwealth's Attorney

53 Stories
Posted on: April 14, 2014

Leesburg Man Sentenced for Malicious Wounding

Silindane, Zama.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 14, 2014

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

LEESBURG MAN SENTENCED FOR MALICIOUS WOUNDING... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2014

Firearm Charges Send Previously Convicted Felon Back to Prison

Huff, Robbie.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 14, 2014

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

FIREARM CHARGES SEND PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED FELON... Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2014

Annual Open House and Victims’ Services Award Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 28, 2014

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

Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office... Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2013

Sterling Man Likely to Spend Rest of His Life in Prison

Forrest, Shiloh.jpg

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

STERLING MAN LIKELY TO SPEND REST OF HIS LIFE IN PRISON

FORTY YEAR ACTIVE SENTENCE... Read on...

Posted on: October 22, 2013

Virginia Supreme Court Refuses Petition for Appeal in Murder Conviction

Combs LaFleur, Steven.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 22, 2013

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

VIRGINIA SUPREME COURT REFUSES PETITION FOR... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2013

Habitual Offender Sentenced to Prison

Chapman, Robert.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 15, 2013

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

HABITUAL OFFENDER SENTENCED TO... Read on...

Posted on: October 15, 2013

Leesburg Man Convicted of Assaulting Police Officer

Lanham, Chris.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 15, 2013

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

LEESBURG MAN CONVICTED OF ASSAULTING POLICE... Read on...

Posted on: October 2, 2013

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 2, 2013

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

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH

LEESBURG,... Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2013

Orange County Man Sentenced for Malicious Wounding

Parker, Bryant.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 1, 2013

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

ORANGE COUNTY MAN SENTENCED FOR
MALICIOUS... Read on...

Posted on: September 26, 2013

Defendant Sentenced in Leesburg Retail Robbery

Montgomery, Jason.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 26, 2013

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

DEFENDANT SENTENCED IN LEESBURG RETAIL... Read on...

Posted on: September 20, 2013

Sustained Pattern of Abuse Lands Sterling Man in Prison

Flores Otero, Oscar.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 20, 2013

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

SUSTAINED PATTERN OF ABUSE LANDS STERLING... Read on...

Posted on: September 17, 2013

Probation Violation Leads to Revocation of 30 year Suspended Sentence

Pisconte, Cesar.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 17, 2013

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

PROBATION VIOLATION LEADS TO REVOCATION OF... Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2013

25 Year Old Man Sentenced for Thefts in South Riding and Sterling

Ellis, Victor.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 30, 2013

Contact: Heather F. WilliamsonCommonwealth’s Attorney’s Office
20 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176-2809
(703) 777-024225 YEAR OLD MAN SENTENCED FOR
THEFTS IN SOUTH... Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2013

Fourth Probation Violation Returns Violent Repeat Offender to Prison for Another 6 Years

Holland, John.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 30, 2013

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

FOURTH PROBATION VIOLATION RETURNS VIOLENT... Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2013

Plowman Re-Elected to Board of Directors of Commonwealth's Attorney's Association

Jim.Plowman.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 30, 2013

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

Plowman Re-Elected to Board of Directors... Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2013

Man Sentenced for 2001 Purcellville Murder

Roy, Robert.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 1, 2013

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

MAN SENTENCED FOR 2001 PURCELLVILLE... Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2013

Deputy Involved Shooting at Sterling Costco Wholesale

On July 31, the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office released a report concerning the review of the May 29, 2013 Deputy involved shooting at the Costco Wholesale in Sterling, Virginia. The report outlines and summarizes the... Read on...

Posted on: July 12, 2013

Maryland Man Convicted in Sterling Robbery

Vasciannie, Marquis.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 12, 2013

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

MARYLAND MAN CONVICTED IN STERLING... Read on...

Posted on: July 10, 2013

Western Loudoun Man Sentenced for Ten Counts of Possession of Child Pornography

Palen, Jay.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 10, 2013

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

WESTERN LOUDOUN MAN SENTENCED FOR TEN COUNTS OF... Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2013

Probation Violation Nets ANother 4 Years in Prison for Repeat Offender

Thompson, Lee.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 28, 2013

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

PROBATION VIOLATION NETS ANOTHER 4 YEARS IN... Read on...

Posted on: June 26, 2013

Probation Violation Returns Drug Dealer to Prison

Johnson-Islam, Amin Khalid.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 26, 2013

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

PROBATION VIOLATION RETURNS DRUG DEALER TO... Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2013

Attorneys Recognized for Outstanding Efforts in the Prosecution of Cases Involving Child Victims

group photo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 21, 2013

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

Chief Deputy Commonwealth’s Attorney Nicole... Read on...

Posted on: June 18, 2013

Herndon Man Convicted of Theft from his Former Employer

Mears, Timothy.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 18, 2013

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

HERNDON MAN CONVICTED OF THEFT FROM HIS... Read on...

Posted on: June 17, 2013

Judge Upholds Jury Recommendation

Harris, Moses.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 14, 2013

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

JUDGE UPHOLDS JURY RECOMMENDATION

TWO LIFE... Read on...

Posted on: June 7, 2013

Career Drug Dealer Lands in Prison

Gleaton, Christopher.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 7, 2013

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

CAREER DRUG DEALER LANDS IN PRISON

JUDGE... Read on...

Posted on: June 6, 2013

South Riding Man Sentenced for Malicious Wounding and Strangulation

Kufeld, Thomas.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
June 6, 2013

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

SOUTH RIDING MAN SENTENCED FOR MALICIOUS WOUNDING... Read on...

Posted on: May 13, 2013

Repeat Offender Sentenced for Theft from Outlet Mall

Robinson, Francis.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 13, 2013

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

REPEAT OFFENDER SENTENCED FOR THEFT FROM OUTLET... Read on...

Posted on: May 9, 2013

Heroin Smuggler Receives a One Way Ticket to Prison

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
May 9, 2013Contact: Heather F. Williamson
Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176-2809(703) 777-0242

HEROIN SMUGGLER RECEIVES A ONE WAY TICKET TO... Read on...

Posted on: April 11, 2013

Annual Open House and Victims’ Services Award Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 11, 2013

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

Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office and Victim... Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2013

Loudoun Sheriff and Loudoun Commonwealth's Attorney Remind Residents to Never Text and Drive

To view the video please visit sheriff.loudoun.gov/drivesmart or www.loudoun.gov/oca.

For more information on the state code and federal texting and driving programs, go to distraction.gov.

Posted on: March 15, 2013

East Coast Serial Rapist Will Spend Remaining Years in Prison

Thomas, Aaron.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 15, 2013

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

“EAST COAST SERIAL RAPIST“
WILL SPEND... Read on...

Posted on: March 15, 2013

Oakton Man Lands in Prison After Fight Over Drug Deal

Cox, Erick.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 15, 2013Contact: Heather F. Williamson
Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176-2809(703) 777-0242

OAKTON MAN LANDS IN PRISON AFTER FIGHT OVER DRUG... Read on...

Posted on: March 11, 2013

Violent Repeat Sexual Offender to Spend Remaining Years in Prison

Harris, Moses.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 11, 2013

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

VIOLENT REPEAT SEXUAL OFFENDERTO SPEND... Read on...

Posted on: February 27, 2013

Check Enforcement Program Reaches Seven Year Mark

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 27, 2013

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

CHECK ENFORCEMENT PROGRAM REACHES SEVEN YEAR... Read on...

Posted on: February 25, 2013

Violent Felon's Obsession with Firearms Leads to Probation Violation and a Return to Prison

Underwood, Steven.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
February 25, 2013

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

VIOLENT FELON’S OBSESSION WITH FIREARMS LEADS... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2013

Probationer Sentenced to Four Years in Prison for Burglary

Golden, Nicholas.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 16, 2013

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

PROBATIONER SENTENCED TO FOUR YEARS IN PRISON... Read on...

Posted on: January 10, 2013

Sterling Man Convicted of Assaulting Sheriff's Deputy

Arterberry.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
January 10, 2013

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

STERLING MAN CONVICTED OF ASSAULTING... Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2012

Defendant Sentenced in Rite Aid Robbery

Gosney, William.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 11, 2012Contact: Heather F. Williamson
Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176-2809(703) 777-0242

DEFENDANT SENTENCED IN RITE-AID... Read on...

Posted on: December 11, 2012

Leesburg Car Thieves Sentenced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 11, 2012Contact: Heather F. Williamson
Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176-2809(703) 777-0242

LEESBURG CAR THEIVES SENTENCED

LENGTHY PERIODS... Read on...

Posted on: December 4, 2012

Repeat Violent Offender Returns to Prison

Carter, Paradise.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
December 4, 2012

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

REPEAT VIOLENT OFFENDER RETURNS TO PRISON... Read on...

Posted on: October 24, 2012

Granddaughter Sentenced to 30 years for 2008 Murder of Family Matriarch

Dong, Julie.JPG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 24, 2012Contact: Heather F. Williamson
Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office20 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176-2809(703) 777-0242

GRANDDAUGHTER SENTENCED TO 30 YEARS FOR 2008... Read on...

Posted on: October 17, 2012

Child Sexual Predator Found Guilty by Loudoun Jury

Hausen, Donald.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 17, 2012

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

CHILD SEXUAL PREDATOR FOUND GUILTY BY LOUDOUN... Read on...

Posted on: October 4, 2012

Loudoun Prosecutors Recognized by Falls Church Police Department for Efforts in Special Prosecution

AwardNewsFlash.JPG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 4, 2012

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

LOUDOUN PROSECUTORS RECOGNIZED BY FALLS CHURCH... Read on...

Posted on: October 1, 2012

Jury Finds Maryland Man Guilty in Attempted Robbery

Adeniran, Ademamola_thumb.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
October 1, 2012

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

JURY FINDS MARYLAND MAN GUILTY IN ATTEMPTED... Read on...

Posted on: September 27, 2012

Commonwealth's Attorney's Office Discontinues Prosecution of Leo Durocher

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 27, 2012

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

COMMONWEALTH’S ATTORNEY’S OFFICE... Read on...

Posted on: September 25, 2012

Probation Violation Returns Gang Member to Prison

Jimmy DeLeon.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 25, 2012

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

PROBATION VIOLATION RETURNS GANG MEMBER TO... Read on...

Posted on: September 14, 2012

Inappropriate Internet Chats Lead to 5 Year Prison Term

James M. Lewis.jpg

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 14, 2012

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

INAPPROPRIATE INTERNET CHATS LEAD TO 5 YEAR... Read on...

Posted on: September 6, 2012

Op-Ed: Tardy Prosecutions Were Extreme Cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
September 6, 2012

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

OP-ED: TARDY PROSECUTIONS WERE EXTREME... Read on...

Posted on: August 27, 2012

18th Street Gang Member Behind Bars

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 27, 2012

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

18TH STREET GANG MEMBER BEHIND BARS

JUDGE... Read on...

Posted on: August 21, 2012

Plowman Reappointed by Governor McDonnell to Virginia State Crime Commission

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
August 20, 2012

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

PLOWMAN REAPPOINTED BY GOVERNOR MCDONNELLTO... Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2012

Membreno Pleads Guilty to Attempted Robbery of Middleburg Bank

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 27, 2012

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

Membreno Pleads Guilty to Attempted Robbery of... Read on...

Posted on: August 1, 2012

Leesburg Man Convicted of Robbery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 27, 2012

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

LEESBURG MAN CONVICTED OF ROBBERY

JURY... Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2012

Guest Opinion: Progress Seen Across Party Lines on Public Safety

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
July 18, 2012

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

GUEST OPINION: PROGRESS SEEN ACROSS PARTY LINES... Read on...


Other Headlines

32 Stories
Posted on: April 4, 2014

County Hosts Community Meeting for Lexington Drive/Riverside Parkway Extension April 28

The Loudoun County Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure is holding a public information meeting on the Lexington Drive/Riverside Parkway extension to Loudoun County Parkway/George Washington Boulevard. ... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2014

Employers Sought for Workforce Resource Center Job Fair on June 20, 2014

Save the date! The Loudoun Workforce Resource Center will host a Job Fair on Friday, June 20, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Rust Library, 380 Old Waterford Road, N.W. in Leesburg.

The job fair is open to the... Read on...

Posted on: March 27, 2014

Sixth Annual Sterling Teen Job Fair Set for May 3, 2014

The 6th Annual Sterling Teen Job Fair will be held Saturday, May 3rd, 2014, from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Claude Moore Recreation Center, 46105 Loudoun Park Lane in Sterling. The Rec Center is located in the park off of... Read on...

Posted on: March 26, 2014

Community Presentation on Design of Loudoun County Firing Range Set for April 15

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, the Department of Transportation and Capital Infrastructure and the architectural and engineering firm of Clark Nexsen will host a community meeting on the design of the Public Safety... Read on...

Posted on: March 25, 2014

Absentee Voting Underway for Town Elections in Loudoun County

image of vote button

Absentee voting for the May 6, 2014, Town Elections for Mayor and Town Council in Hamilton, Lovettsville, Middleburg, Purcellville and Round Hill is now underway at the Loudoun County Office of Elections and Voter... More...

Posted on: March 11, 2014

Loudoun Extension Office Co-Sponsors “Beginning Farmer 2014” Series

photo for beginning farmer series

Aspiring farmers and those farmers thinking of diversifying are encouraged to sign up for the Northern Piedmont Beginning Farmer Program beginning April 3, 2014, at the Middleburg Agriculture Research & Extension Center,... Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2014

Cuccinelli to Speak about Virginia’s Mental Health System at Event Hosted by CCJB

Former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of Virginia’s mental health system at Rust Library in Leesburg on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 5:30 p.m. at an event hosted by the... Read on...

Posted on: March 7, 2014

Affordable Dwelling Units for Sale in Active Adult Communities for Ages 55 and Up

The Loudoun County Affordable Dwelling Unit Program (ADU) has units available in active adult communities that serve ages 55 and older. These properties are two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominiums located in the Ashburn area... Details...

Posted on: February 26, 2014

Joint Architectural Review Board Seeks Nominations for May 2014 Awards Program

image of historic map

As part of its 7th annual awards program, the Loudoun County Joint Architectural Review Board (JARB) is seeking nominations from the public for projects that exemplify the protection, preservation or enhancement of historic... Details...

Posted on: February 19, 2014

Loudoun County Offers Free ‘HomeCents’ Seminar March 5

The next Loudoun County “HomeCents” seminar will be held Wednesday, March 5, 2014. The free seminar is designed to give recent homebuyers and prospective home purchasers an opportunity to explore topics often not covered by... Read on...

Posted on: February 6, 2014

Surplus Store Hours Change; Online Auctions Convert to Online Payments

The Loudoun County Surplus Store has changed its hours of operation from two openings per month to one. The Surplus Store is now open the third Friday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Also, the Loudoun County... Read on...

Posted on: February 3, 2014

Loudoun-Purcellville Wine Industry Project Receives State Grant

photo of vineyard

Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe has announced the awarding of two planning grants from the Governor’s Agriculture & Forestry Industries Development Fund (AFID). The two projects, one a partnership effort between the Town... Read on...

Posted on: January 28, 2014

“Along Loudoun Waterways” Art Exhibition Now on View at Loudoun County Government Center

photo of art exhibition

“Along Loudoun Waterways” Art Exhibition Now on View at Loudoun County Government Center

“Along Loudoun Waterways”, featuring artwork by Loudoun artists, is now on display at Gallery One on the first floor of the Loudoun... More...

Posted on: January 9, 2014

Family Services to Renovate Reception Area; Clients Encouraged to Call Ahead and Go Online

The reception area for the Loudoun County Department of Family Services, located at 103 Heritage Way in Leesburg, will be temporarily closed while the area undergoes renovation beginning January 21, 2014. The construction... Read on...

Posted on: December 31, 2013

Jim Hilleary is New Director of Loudoun Cooperative Extension

Jim Hilleary is the new Director of the Loudoun Cooperative Extension and the county’s new Agriculture & Natural Resources Extension Agent.

Prior to joining the Loudoun Extension staff, Hilleary served as Coordinator of... Read on...

More information about Loudoun Extension
Posted on: December 20, 2013

New Year, New Career! Workforce Resource Center Sponsors Career Workshops

Revitalize your job search and make some career-related resolutions for 2014. Whether you are looking for work, changing careers or wanting to brush up on techniques for success at your current job, the Loudoun Workforce... Details...

Posted on: December 20, 2013

In the Market to Buy a Home? Loudoun Offers Affordable Dwelling Units for Sale

The Loudoun County Affordable Dwelling Unit (ADU) Purchase Program currently has a large number of homes available for sale. The ADU Program, administered by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services, provides... Read on...

Posted on: December 19, 2013

Governor Applauds Efforts to Aid Syrian Refugees

Governor Bob McDonnell today applauded the efforts of the Northern Virginia Regional Commission and its members, Paxton Van Lines, and Maersk to provide over 18,000 blankets to Syrian refugees in Turkey. This initiative... Read on...

Posted on: December 18, 2013

Loudoun County Partners with Girl Scouts and Sheriff’s Office in ‘Project Elf'

This holiday season, the Loudoun County Mental Health, Substance Abuse and Developmental Services (MHSADS) Prevention/ Intervention team is once again partnering with Loudoun County Girl Scouts and the Loudoun County... Read on...

Posted on: November 21, 2013

Clemens Appointed to Lead Clerks’ Association Team

photo of gary clemens

Gary M. Clemens, Loudoun County Clerk of the Circuit Court, has been appointed to chair the Public Relations Committee for the Virginia Court Clerks’ Association in 2014. Clemens was appointed to this association post by... Read on...

Posted on: November 13, 2013

Loudoun County Disability Services Board Seeks Members

The Loudoun County Disability Services Board (DSB) is seeking members who are interested in raising awareness about issues affecting people with disabilities. The DSB is an at-large advisory body appointed by the Board of... Read on...

Posted on: November 1, 2013

Loudoun County Continuum of Care Seeks Members to Help the Homeless

With November being designated as National Homeless Awareness Month, the Loudoun County Continuum of Care (CoC) is seeking members to help the homeless. The CoC is a group of community organizations that supports efforts to... Read on...

Posted on: October 30, 2013

Affordable Dwelling Units for Sale in Active Adult Communities for Ages 55 and Up

The Loudoun County Affordable Dwelling Unit Program (ADU) has units available in active adult communities that serve ages 55 and older. These properties are two-bedroom, two-bathroom condominiums located in the Ashburn area... Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2013

Loudoun County Offers Homes for Sale through Affordable Market Purchase Program

The Loudoun County Affordable Market Purchase Program (AMPP) currently has several proffered homes available for sale. AMPP, administered by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services, provides opportunities to... Read on...

Posted on: October 10, 2013

Looking to Buy a Home? Loudoun ADU Program has Properties Available

The Loudoun County Affordable Dwelling Unit (ADU) Purchase Program currently has a large number of homes available for sale. The ADU Program, administered by the Loudoun County Department of Family Services, provides... Details...

Posted on: September 30, 2013

Open Burning Regulations for Fall and Winter Explained

The Loudoun County Fire Marshal’s Office reminds residents that effective October 1, 2013 through midnight February 14, 2014, open air fires/open burning of leaves and trees, brush, yard and garden trimmings generated... Read on...

Posted on: June 27, 2013

Loudoun Budget Officer Mark Lauzier Appointed Page County Administrator

photo of mark lauzier

Loudoun County Budget Officer Mark Lauzier has been appointed the new County Administrator of Page County, Virginia, effective July 8, 2013, by a unanimous vote of the Page County Board of Supervisors.

Lauzier has been... Details...

Posted on: June 7, 2013

Board of Supervisors Standing Committee Meetings Rescheduled

The June meetings of two standing committees of the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors are being rescheduled.

• The Finance, Government Services & Operations committee meeting originally scheduled for 5:00 p.m., Tuesday... Read on...

Posted on: June 11, 2013

Building Projects Recognized for Preserving Loudoun’s Natural Resources

photo of award ceremony

Loudoun County presented 2013 Environmental Preservation Awards to representatives of the Roadside Development real estate firm and L.F. Jennings construction company on Tuesday, June 11, 2013, at the Loudoun County... Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2013

Wedding Season is Here: Clerk Advises Couples to Do Their Homework

The wedding season has arrived in Loudoun County, prompting Clerk of the Circuit Court Gary M. Clemens to remind prospective brides and grooms of the marriage license requirements in Virginia. Clemens encourages couples to... Read on...

Clerk's Office: Marriage License Information
Posted on: May 14, 2013

Board of Supervisors Proclaims May 12-18 Food Allergy Awareness Week

photo of presentation

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed May 12 – 18, 2013, as Food Allergy Awareness Week in Loudoun County. The proclamation adopted by the Board recognizes the Loudoun Allergy Network as a support group... Details...

Centers for Disease Control
Posted on: May 2, 2013

Loudoun Moves Forward With Rural Business Development Strategy

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has approved the Rural Economic Business Development Strategy developed by the Loudoun County Department of Economic Development and the Rural Economic Development Council.

“This... Read on...


Parks, Recreation & Community Services

7 Stories
Posted on: April 11, 2014

5K & Fun Run Events

On April 19, Philip A. Bolen Memorial Park hosts the HIPPITY HOP EASTER TROT 5K, FUN RUN & EASTER EGG HUNT. The 5K course is USATF-certified. Register www.loudoun.gov/webtrac. Visit www.loudoun.gov/bolenpark or call... Read on...

For online registration...
Posted on: April 8, 2014

Conklin Park Tennis Courts to Close Temporarily

The tennis courts at Conklin Park, 25701 Donegal Drive, Chantilly, VA, will be closed April 21-May 23, 2014 for surface and fencing renovations. For more information, please call 703-777-0343 or contact prcs@loudoun.gov.

Posted on: March 31, 2014

PRCS Receives Donation for Equine Amenities at Lovettsville Park

The Loudoun County Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services received a donation of $14,123 from the Loudoun Horse Association for future equestrian amenities at Lovettsville Community Park. Amenities within the... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 18, 2014

Summer Camp Registration

Registration for PRCS summer camps begins today, March 18. You can register in person at any PRCS center or manned park, by mail, or online at www.loudoun.gov/webtrac. Camp guides are available at PRCS facilities and county... Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2014

Exhibitor Space Available at Loudoun YouthFest

YouthFest

Free exhibit space at the 2014 YouthFest is available to local non-profit organizations and government agencies that provide programs and services to middle and high school students in Loudoun County. YouthFest will be held... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: January 30, 2014

Zumba Gold Classes Offered Weekly at Cascades Senior Center

Zumba Gold lets you exercise at your own pace to infectious Latin and international dance rhythms. Classes for active adults 55 and older are offered every Thursday from 11 a.m.- 12 p.m. at the Senior Center at Cascades in... Read on...

Posted on: February 14, 2014

Loudoun Bands Compete for YouthFest

YouthFest

The first Battle of the Bands for YouthFest '14 took place January 31. Bands have two more opportunities - February 28 and April 25. Solo artists compete on March 21. Competitions are held at The Studio, 45449 W Severn... Read on...

Additional Info...

Public Safety - Emergency Management

1 Story
Posted on: July 26, 2013

National Weather Service Says Loudoun is 'StormReady'

storm ready logo

Loudoun County has been recognized as “StormReady” by the National Weather Service. The designation highlights the county’s dedication to helping residents prepare for weather-related events.

The StormReady program is... Read on...


Public Safety - Fire and Rescue

9 Stories
Posted on: April 15, 2014

Spring Cleaning for Safety

As warmer weather approaches, so begins the annual task of spring cleaning inside and outside the home. Loudoun County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management reminds residents of important safety... Read on...

Posted on: April 14, 2014

FMO Bans Open Burning thru Saturday 4/19/14 @4pm

Effective 4:00pm Monday, April 14, 2014 an open burning ban will go into effect. Virginia
Department of Forestry has predicted that the remainder of today and the first part of this weekwill continue to be a class 3 for... Read on...

Posted on: April 7, 2014

Commercial Building Fire In South Riding

At approximately 5:00pm Sunday, April 6th, Fire & Rescue units from Dulles South, Arcola, Aldie, Metropolitan-Washington Airports Authority, Fairfax County, Moorefield, Cascades and Leesburg responded to a reported... Read on...

Posted on: April 3, 2014

National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week Celebrated

The week of April 13th through April 19th, 2014 has officially been recognized as National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week by the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors. The Loudoun County Department of Fire, Rescue and... Read on...

Additional Info...
Posted on: March 7, 2014

Spring Forward; Change Your Clocks and Check Your Smoke Alarm Batteries This Weekend

image of clock and smoke detector

As daylight savings time begins Sunday, March 9, 2014, Loudoun County Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management officials remind residents to check their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Check the manufacturer’s... Read on...

Posted on: January 24, 2014

Loudoun Officials Gather to Dedicate Kincora Safety Center

photo of ceremony

The Kincora Safety Center at 21130 Pacific Boulevard in Sterling, was dedicated by Loudoun County officials during a ribbon cutting/dedication ceremony on Saturday, January 18, 2014.

Loudoun County Administrator Tim... Read on...

Posted on: January 16, 2014

Board Hosts Investiture of Loudoun County’s 2014 Volunteer Fire-Rescue Officers

group photo of fire-rescue officers

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors hosted the investiture ceremony of Loudoun County’s 2014 Volunteer Fire-Rescue Officers Wednesday, January 15, 2014. At the Board’s business meeting, Board of Supervisors Chairman... Details...

Posted on: January 7, 2014

Fire Officials Offer Safety Tips to Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The Loudoun County Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management reminds residents to exercise caution when utilizing gas operated appliances in and around the home. When gas appliances are not used and maintained... Read on...

Posted on: December 16, 2013

Loudoun Fire Suppression System Gets Improved Ratings; May Lead to Reduced Property Insurance Rates

Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) has completed the first countywide survey of Loudoun County’s fire suppression services and has assigned new classifications, effective November 1, 2013, which could reduce residential... Read on...


Public Safety - Sheriff's Office

67 Stories
Posted on: September 24, 2012

LCSO Warns Residents of Two Ongoing Scams

Loudoun County, VA- The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is reminding residents to be wary of two scams; an online rental scam and a sweepstakes scam.

The online rental scam advertises a property for rent, typically at a... Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2012

Sterling Man Wanted for Questioning in Tire Slashing Cases Located in Radford, Virginia; Charged

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov

... Read on...

Posted on: September 13, 2012

LCSO Advises Residents of Latest Telephone Scam Involving Attempted Computer Fraud

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 13, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: September 7, 2012

Three Suspects Apprehended After Smash & Grab Style Larceny at Dulles Town Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 7, 2012C2012-014708

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2012

LCSO Investigates Attempted Armed Robbery at Milltown Road Home

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 30, 2012C2012-014269

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: August 30, 2012

LCSO Seeks Public’s Assistance to Help Locate Missing Leesburg Woman

McCullagh, Leyla M..JPG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 30, 2012C2012-013998

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: August 28, 2012

LCSO Cold Case Unit Investigates Murder of Ursula Haberland-Victim Found Murdered Inside Upperville

UrsulaHaberlandPhoto.JPG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 28, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
LCSO... Read on...

Posted on: August 17, 2012

LCSO Welcomes Explosives Detection Canine

OrrGraduation.jpg


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 17, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: August 16, 2012

LCSO Investigates August 13th Assault on N. Fillmore Avenue in Sterling

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 16, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
LCSO... Read on...

Posted on: August 8, 2012

LCSO Personnel Recognized for Tireless Efforts During Aftermath of Derecho

Derecho_thumb.JPG

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 8, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: July 18, 2012

Harris Teeter Grocery Store Offers up to $50, 000 Reward in Armed Robbery Case- LCSO Detectives Rele

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 18, 2012 C2012-011588

Harris Teeter Grocery Store Offers up to $50,000 Reward in Armed Robbery Case

Loudoun County, VA: The Harris Teeter grocery... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2012

LCSO Investigates Burglaries in Lansdowne Area- Residents Reminded to Secure Homes & Vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2012C2012-011356/11358/11391

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: July 17, 2012

LCSO Investigates Armed Robbery at Stone Ridge Harris Teeter Grocery Store

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 17, 2012C2012-011588

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: July 4, 2012

LCSO Crash Reconstruction Unit and Traffic Safety Unit Investigate Multiple Vehicle Crash on Route 7

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 4, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov

Utility Worker Assisting Virginia Dominion... Read on...

Posted on: July 3, 2012

LCSO Thanks Community for Continuous Support & Appreciation During Friday Storm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 3, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
LCSO... Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2012

Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Recruits Graduate from 126th Session

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 28, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: June 21, 2012

LCSO Crime Analysis Unit Participate in U.S. Department of Justice EPIC Training

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 21, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2012

LCSO Offers Burglary Prevention and Victim Information to Residents www.youtube.com/loudounsheriff

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
LCSO... Read on...

Posted on: June 14, 2012

Rolling Ridge Elementary Student Receives 2012 AAA Outstanding School Safety Patrol Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2012

LCSO Reminds Residents to Be Leery of Possible Scams

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2012C2012-009384

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: June 13, 2012

LCSO Graduates Two from 2012 Honor Guard Academy

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 13, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2012

Dulles South Public Safety Center Holds Fifth Annual Open House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2012

LCSO Dulles South Public Safety Center to Hold 5th Annual Open House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 4, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: June 5, 2012

16-Year-Old in Custody After Assault on Two Middle School Students Near Seneca Ridge Dr.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 05, 2012C2012-008929

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: June 1, 2012

Loudoun County Bar Association Donates Bicycles to LCSO Work Release Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
Loudoun... Read on...

Posted on: May 25, 2012

Sterling Man Pleads Guilty to Producing Child Pornography

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 25, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: May 24, 2012

Master Deputy Thomas P. Alpy Receives Certification as Motorcycle Instructor

Master Deputy Thomas P. Alpy Receives Certification as Motorcycle Instructor

Loudoun County, VA – Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office Master Deputy Thomas P. Alpy received his certification as an approved motorcycle... Read on...

Posted on: May 23, 2012

Landscaping Fraud Suspect Apprehended in Maryland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2012 C2012-005731/5734/6213


Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: May 22, 2012

Suspicious Person in Round Hill Area Determined to be Family Acquaintance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2012

Residents Turn Out for Second Annual Eastern Loudoun Station Open House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 21, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: May 21, 2012

LCSO Investigates Suspicious Person in Round Hill Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov


Loudoun... Read on...

Posted on: May 18, 2012

LCSO Eastern Loudoun Station to Hold Second Annual Open House

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov

Loudoun County, VA: The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office... Read on...

Posted on: May 14, 2012

Sheriff Michael L. Chapman Completes 102nd Session of National Sheriffs’ Institute

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 14, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: May 11, 2012

LCSO Detectives Honored at 2012 Eastern District of VA Public Service Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 11, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: May 7, 2012

Loudoun Sheriff’s Deputy Recognized for Combating Impaired Driving

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 7, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: May 4, 2012

Loudoun Sheriff’s Office and Virginia State Police Combat Aggressive Driving on Route 9

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2012

LCSO Seeks Potential Victims After Arrest in Sex Assault Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2012C2012-005051

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: May 1, 2012

Loudoun Law Enforcement Collect Nearly 600 Pounds in Unwanted & Unused Prescription Drugs During Nat

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov

Loudoun County, VA – Loudoun County law enforcement agencies... Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2012

Acting Major Ed Leonard Receives Community Service Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 27, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: April 27, 2012

Retired LCSO Detective Recognized by Loudoun County Commonwealth’s Attorney, Victim Witness Program

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 27, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: April 26, 2012

Acting Major Ed Leonard to Receive Community Service Award at South Riding Annual Meeting

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile) Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2012

LCSO Seeks Missing 14YO Alex Aguilar-Godwin, brwn eyes, blk hair, 5'4" 120lbs in Leesburg Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 25, 2012C2012-006102

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: April 25, 2012

LCSO Determines Case of Teen Being Grabbed on March 26th on Biscayne Ct. to be False Report

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 25, 2012C2012-004863

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)Liz.mills@loudoun.gov
... Read on...

Posted on: April 23, 2012

Loudoun Sheriff’s Deputies Among Those Recognized at 27th Annual Valor Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 23, 2012

Contact: Liz Mills, Director of Media Relations and Communications, 571-251-5568 (mobile)
Liz.mills@loudoun.gov ... Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2012

Loudoun County Law Enforcement Partner with DEA for Fourth Nationwide Prescription Take-Back Day

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office, Town of Leesburg Police Department and the Town of Purcellville Police Department have once again partnered with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) in the... Read on...

Posted on: April 20, 2012

LCSO Investigates Home Invasion Style Robbery at Home on Gladstone Drive in Sterling

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a reported home invasion style robbery that occurred late Thursday night in Sterling, Va.

Around 11:55PM four unknown suspects entered a residence... Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2012

LCSO Locates Child in 2006 Family Abduction Case

Loudoun County, VA – A child in a 2006 family abduction case was located this week living in a Sterling, Virginia residence after a tip about her possible whereabouts was received by law enforcement officials.

The... Read on...

Posted on: April 19, 2012

Dulles South Area Residents Encouraged to Attend Upcoming Quarterly Meeting on April 23, 2012

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will hold a public safety meeting for the Dulles South area of Loudoun County Monday, April 23, 2012.

The quarterly public safety meeting is part of the... Read on...

Posted on: April 18, 2012

LCSO Seeks Public’s Assistance to Identify Suspect in Credit Card Fraud Case

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s assistance to help identify and locate a suspect in a credit card fraud case.

The victim, a Sterling, VA resident, was alerted by several credit card... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2012

LCSO Sheriff Michael L. Chapman Announces 100-Days Accomplishment List

Loudoun County, VA – Sheriff Michael L. Chapman released highlights of the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) first 100-days of accomplishments since he took office on January 1st. The following accomplishments were... Read on...

Posted on: April 16, 2012

LCSO Announces Dates for 24th Annual McGruff Safety Camps

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office announced today that applications for the 24th Annual McGruff Safety Camps will be made available on Tuesday, April 24, 2012. The applications can be downloaded at www... Read on...

Posted on: April 12, 2012

Correctional Deputies Graduate from Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy no. 160

Loudoun County, VA – Six Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office correctional recruits graduated Thursday, April 12, 2012, from the Rappahannock Regional Criminal Justice Academy.

The members of the graduating class for Jail... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2012

Congressman Wolf & Sheriff Chapman Congratulate County Emergency Communications Professionals

Loudoun County, VA – This week marks the National Public Safety Telecommunications Week as set aside by Congress, and celebrated by the Association of Public-Safety Communications Officials (APCO) International and the... Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2012

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week Celebrated

Loudoun County, VA –The week of April 8 thru Saturday April 14, has been recognized as Virginia Public Safety Telecommunicator’s Week by Governor Robert F. McDonnell. Loudoun County joins public safety agencies across the... Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2012

LCSO Investigating Domestic Dispute Involving Apparent Suicide

Loudoun County, VA –Around 1PM today Loudoun Sheriff’s Deputies were called to the Ashburn Farm area for a report of a possible domestic dispute and the discharge of a firearm. A male victim was located deceased to the rear... Read on...

Posted on: April 6, 2012

LCSO to Hold Community Meeting in Ashburn to Discuss Youth Substance Abuse in our Communities

Loudoun County, VA – Loudoun County residents are invited to attend a community meeting to discuss substance abuse amongst our youth. The meeting will be held on April 9, 2012, at 7PM. The meeting will be held at Stone... Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2012

Residents Reminded to Lock their Vehicles and Remove High-Dollar Items After Rash of Recent Thefts

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office reminds residents to remove high-dollar items and garage door openers from their vehicles when left unattended. In the past several days vehicles in the Lowes Island... Read on...

Posted on: April 5, 2012

LCSO Joins Prince George’s County Police Department in Apprehension of Murder Suspect

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office assisted members of the Prince George’s County Police Department with the arrest of an Ashburn, Virginia man wanted for first-degree murder in Maryland.

On... Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2012

Ashburn Man Pleads Guilty to Ponzi Scheme Involving Purchase of Beacon Hill Golf Course

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Brett A. Amendola, 37, of Ashburn, Va., pled guilty today to defrauding more than $3.8 million from investors through a Ponzi scheme involving his purported purchase of a golf course in Loudoun County, Va... Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2012

LCSO Eastern Loudoun Station to Hold Second Annual Open House May 19, 2012 11AM-3PM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 22, 2012

LCSO Eastern Loudoun Station to Hold Second Annual Open House

Loudoun County, VA: The Loudoun County Sheriff’s... Read on...

Posted on: March 23, 2012

Ten Stores Sell to Underage Buyers During Joint LCSO & VAABC Operation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 23, 2012

Ten Stores Sell to Underage Buyers During Joint LCSO & VAABC Operation

Loudoun County, VA – A... Read on...

Posted on: March 22, 2012

Eastern Loudoun Residents Encouraged to Attend Upcoming Quarterly Meeting on April 17th

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will hold a public safety meeting for the Eastern Loudoun Station area of Loudoun County Tuesday, April 17, 2012.

The quarterly public safety meeting is part... Read on...

Posted on: March 16, 2012

LCSO Plans Sobriety Checkpoint for St. Patrick’s Day

Loudoun County, VA – The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a sobriety checkpoint on St. Patrick’s Day, Saturday, March 17th. The sobriety checkpoint will be held from 10PM. to 3AM.

“Be responsible or risk a... Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2012

Grenade Discovered in Vehicle Deemed Harmless

Route 28 was closed in both directions near Route 606 Wednesday evening after what was believed to be a grenade was located inside a vehicle involved in a property damage accident.

Around 6:25PM March 14th Loudoun... Read on...

Posted on: March 14, 2012

Suspect Arrested in Connection with March 3rd Robbery of Pharmacy in Cedar Lake Plaza

Suspect Arrested in Connection with March 3rd Robbery of Pharmacy in Cedar Lake Plaza

Loudoun County, VA –Loudoun County Sheriff's Investigators have arrested a 57-year-old man in connection with the March... Read on...

Posted on: March 8, 2012

Western Loudoun Residents Invited to Have Coffee with Sheriff Michael L. Chapman

Western Loudoun Residents Invited to Have Coffee with Sheriff Michael L. Chapman

Loudoun County, VA – Loudoun County Sheriff Michael L. Chapman announced the start of a series of informal meetings with members of the... Read on...

Posted on: March 6, 2012

2005 Investigation Leads to Arrest of Sterling Woman for Murder

Loudoun County, VA – A revitalized 7-year investigation into the 2005 death of a 20-month-old has led to the arrest of Vanesa Patricio-Cruz.

Patricio-Cruz, 30, of Sterling has been charged with murder in the death of her... Read on...


Recycling and Waste Disposal

12 Stories
Posted on: March 5, 2014

Household Hazardous Waste Event Scheduled for Saturday, March 15, 2014

Loudoun residents are invited to participate in the next Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) collection event from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Leesburg Park and Ride, 19730 Sycolin Road, Leesburg... Read on...

Posted on: December 6, 2013

Leesburg Scouts Tour Loudoun County Landfill

photo of scout group

Members of Girl Scouts Daisy Troop 4481 from Leesburg recently participated in a tour of the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility to see what happens to trash when it is disposed of in a landfill. The scouts also... Read on...

Posted on: November 14, 2013

Leesburg Cub Scouts Tour Loudoun County Landfill

photo of landfill tour group

Cub Scouts from Pack 311, Den 2, from Catoctin Elementary School in Leesburg recently visited the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility for a tour of the Loudoun County landfill.

The scouts learned about the... Read on...

Posted on: November 12, 2013

Board of Supervisors Declares November 15 as America Recycles Day in Loudoun

The Loudoun County Board of Supervisors has proclaimed Friday, November 15, 2013, as America Recycles Day in Loudoun County. America Recycles Day emphasizes the importance of citizen participation in recycling and... Read on...

Posted on: October 25, 2013

Ashburn Cub Scouts Tour Loudoun County Landfill

photo of landfill tour group

Members of Cub Scouts Pack 1173 in Ashburn recently visited the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility for a tour of the county landfill. This educational event helped the scouts work toward their Bear rank. ... More...

Posted on: October 9, 2013

Local Scouts Tour Loudoun County Landfill

photos of tour groups at landfill

Cub Scouts from Packs 704 and 1158 from Ashburn and Lansdowne recently visited the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility for a tour of the county landfill.

Landfill tours are offered on weekdays and are... Read on...

Posted on: August 13, 2013

Leesburg Cub Scouts Learn About Recyling and More at Loudoun County Landfill

photo of tour group

Members of Cub Scouts Pack 1168 from Leesburg recently visited the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility for a tour of the landfill. As they learned about the environment and recycling, they saw large machines... Read on...

Posted on: June 28, 2013

Leesburg Scouts Tour Loudoun County Landfill

photo of tour group

Members of Cub Scouts Pack 1550 Den 5 from Leesburg recently visited the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility for a tour of the county landfill. They saw earthmovers, waste water reclamation, a landfill-gas flare... Details...

Additional Landfill Tour Information
Posted on: June 17, 2013

Scouts From Sterling and Lansdowne Tour Loudoun County Landfill

photos of tour groups

Members of Cub Scouts Pack 905, Den 1 from Sterling and Girl Scouts Daisy Troop 0984 from Lansdowne recently visited the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility for a tour of the Loudoun County Landfill. They learn... More...

Posted on: May 23, 2013

Loudoun County Helps Make Recycling Easy for Your Special Event

photo of recycling bins

Whether preparing for a cook out, pool party, sporting event, or community festival, Loudoun County offers portable, indoor and outdoor recycling bins for anyone who wishes to borrow them. Call 703-777-0187 to reserve from... Read on...

Posted on: May 17, 2013

Ashburn Girl Scouts Tour Loudoun County Landfill; Tours Available July Through November

photo of tour group

Members of Girl Scouts Daisy Troop 6467 from Ashburn visited the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility recently for a tour of the county landfill. The facility is a popular spot for tour groups, providing lessons... Read on...

Posted on: May 6, 2013

Ashburn Scouts Tour Landfill; 2013 Tour Dates Available June Through November

photo of tour group

Members of Girl Scouts Brownie Troop 3740 from Ashburn recently visited the Loudoun County Solid Waste Management Facility for a tour of the county landfill. The scouts learned that nearly one-million trees are saved each... Details...



Loudoun On
Site Tools