Author Michael Judd To speak about ‘Edible Landscapes’ in Middleburg

Michael Judd, creator of Ecologia, Edible & Ecological Designs, has put his experience and expertise in a new book, “Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist.” The book is a how-to manual for the budding gardener and experienced green thumb.

Hillsboro Town Council asks for more time to develop charter school

Hillsboro Town Council on April 15 passed a resolution urging the Loudoun County School Board to vote to keep the town’s historic elementary school open.

High school junior learns the daily operations of an ER

Abigail Cundiff, a Tuscarora High School junior and aspiring nurse, spent April 9 shadowing Registered Nurse Kitty Sharp and assisting patients during the Job for a Day program at the Cornwall Campus of Inova Loudoun Hospital.

Ben Franklin will close its Leesburg location this weekend after 40 years

Bare aisle after bare aisle and an empty frame shop, sitting along a few remaining products marked down to 80 percent off signal the end of a 40-year run for Ben Franklin at its location on Catoctin Circle.

Grand jury indicts 47 in April

The Loudoun County Grand Jury indicted 47 people during its April 14 meeting. Offenses ranged from larceny to the rape of a child and assault and battery.

Feeding the world one meal at a time

The Loudoun Chapter of the Jack and Jill Foundation prepared 10,000 meals to help feed the world’s hungry

Leesburg Town Council further explores new noise ordinances measures

At its April 8 meeting, the Leesburg Town Council continued to discuss potential new noise ordinances – this time with a baseline to judge.

Loudoun home sales recovering from sluggish market

Homes sales, a driving factor in Loudoun County’s expanding economy, showed signs of a strong recovery as a late-breaking spring season brought out buyers for a large inventory of townhomes and single-family residences throughout the county.

Editorial: Saving schools: Our common bond

No issue arouses passions as much as a community and its schools. So emotions run strong when residents face the closing of elementary schools that have long represented the culture of their community.

Parents seek clarification on Aldie Elementary zoning

An Aldie Elementary parent recently asked the School Board for clarification that should Aldie Elementary School close, could it feasibly reopen in two years?