The fair hits Loudoun. Hard.

Bang! Metal on metal.
It’s under a slightly overcast otherwise docile sky that the crowd erupts as cars smash into each other at The Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby, which on Monday kicked off the Loudoun County Fair.

Painting with a Twist coming to Ashburn

The fast-growing franchise Painting with a Twist is opening its first location in Virginia, with a grand opening celebration in Broadlands Aug. 21.

Reston Limo employee given three years in prison for embezzlement

A former Reston Limousine employee was sentenced July 14 to three years in prison for embezzling over $130,000 which he used for personal and recreational expenditures.

Chef Nathalie Dupree ‘coming early and staying late’ for Epicurience

Dupree will return to the Old Dominion Labor Day weekend to headline the second installment of Visit Loudoun’s Epicurience wine and food festival.

Purcellville Festival a grape turnout

While event organizers are still counting the final numbers, they estimate it is likely there were more attendees at the 2014 Purcellville Wine and Food Festival than last year’s 7,000 attendees.

Delgaudio to request county reimburse his legal fees

Supervisor Eugene Delgaudio (R-Sterling) filed a motion Friday to have the county reimburse his legal fees from the recent effort by hundreds of Sterling residents to have Delgaudio removed from office.

Breaux Vineyards and wine; a beautiful pairing

Last weekend, Breaux Vineyards hosted its 9th annual Key West Fest, a tropics-themed party that included well-known D.C.-based reggae band, The Archives, and the Jimmy Buffet-influenced Key West Band. The event attracted over 2,200 visitors.

Supervisors discuss future of historic, PWA-era Arcola School

The future use of the Old Arcola Elementary School remains an open question, with Loudoun supervisors this week referring the project to the board’s finance committee to further consider future use of the New Deal Public Works Administration structure.

Dominion installing its largest solar array in Loudoun

The largest solar array in Northern Virginia is coming to Sterling. More than 3,000 solar panels will be installed on top of the Prologis Concorde Distribution Center.

Newton & Thomas: Bringing bluegrass back to Loudoun

Newton & Thomas will be playing a much-anticipated set as part of the Bluemont Summer Concert Series on the Loudoun County Courthouse lawn in Leesburg on July 20 at 7:30 p.m.