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  THE EAGLES HAVE LANDED Not quite the 1976 film plot but an exciting event nonetheless . . . in the Dulles Greenway wetlands in Leesburg. Mom Rosa and Dad Martin, who have resided in the Greenway’s wetlands since 2005,… Read More ›

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LOUDOUN SHERIFF STOKES REFUGEE  FEARS The Loudoun County sheriff issued a press release last Friday criticizing the potential “relocation of Afghan refugees” by DHS to the National Conference Center in Lansdowne. DHS has advised that about 2,000 Afghans per month were… Read More ›

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FAKED DOCS FAIL TO SPRING INMATE A scheme designed to spring a Loudoun County inmate from jail failed. A man who was being held on shoplifting charges in Loudoun and two other Virginia counties, as well as two probation violations,… Read More ›

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CAN’T FLOAT THIS BOAT IN YORKTOWN In the wake of a controversial entry into this year’s Yorktown Lighted Boat Parade (see photo), the Yorktown Foundation issued a statement saying that the polarizing messaging of one entry was overtly political and… Read More ›

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1 LIBRARY FINES NO MORE Fairfax County has joined neighbors Alexandria City and Loudoun and Prince William counties in eliminating fines for overdue books and other materials. Experiences in the other jurisdictions has shown a marked increase in the return… Read More ›

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OUTFOXING THE CRITTERS Many traditions represent nostalgic calls to remember cherished moments or events of the past. Some traditions, however, are prized by the few and evoke sentiments of a type of noblesse oblige of past class structure. Out of… Read More ›

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A TRIBE GAMBOLS IN LEESBURG Goats are having their moment. Not only are they great at eating weeds, but they even offer a special form of yoga–goat yoga–balancing on the backs of people working out! On a recent busy Saturday… Read More ›

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LEESBURG RESIDENTS MARCH TO SAVE MOBILE HOME SITE A group from Leesburg Mobile Home Park residents marched down Market Street in Leesburg last month to ask for help as the land under their homes is being sold for millions. Residents… Read More ›

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SCOTS RETURN Scottish energy solutions company Aggreko plc will establish its data center division’s North American headquarters in Leesburg, according to Loudoun County’s economic development department. Headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, Aggreko provides temporary power generation and temperature control equipment. Home to… Read More ›

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ASSOL PROF SUES GMU OVER VACCINE MANDATE Calling George Mason University’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate “unnecessarily coercive and unconstitutional,” the nonprofit New Civil Liberties Alliance has brought suit against the school on behalf of one of its law professors. The lawsuit… Read More ›