Report: Arrests for marijuana on the rise in Virginia

Virginia has seen a sharp rise in the number of arrests for marijuana possession over the last decade, particularly among black residents, a new report says.

Oversight causes price increase for Loudoun Ballet school use

“I don’t think it was an oversight per-se. I think it was an honest thing that was missed on both sides.” Loudoun Ballet’s rent for school space jumped from roughly $3,500 to $18,000.

Survey shows what’s important to Northern Va. commuters

Conducted by the consulting firm Heart + Mind Strategies, the survey is the first step in the NVTA’s public outreach push as the regional body seeks to update TransAction, the long-term transportation plan for all of Northern Virginia.

A delicate science: Engineer opens Ashburn waxing studio

The move from scientific researcher to franchise owner of a waxing studio wasn’t a giant leap for La Shaun Berrien.

Mom’s Apple Pie: Standing room only

While most businesses wait for their sales to spike on the day following Thanksgiving, Mom’s Apple Pie, the tiny, independently-owned shop on the edge of downtown Leesburg, couldn’t get people in the door fast enough Wednesday.

Loudoun Chamber’s ‘Small Business Saturday’ encourages local spending

The Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce hosts its annual “Small Business Saturday” the Saturday after Thanksgiving.

Ashburn student taps her way to Germany

In the midst of the holiday, Stone Bridge High School junior Miranda Turnbull makes her way to Riesa, Germany, as one of a team of tap-dancers for the American Tap Company at the World Tap Championships Dec. 1-5.

Supermarket mecca: Grocery stores adapt to fit changing appetites

Grocery stores are getting a nod around this time with shoppers finishing up buying turkeys and stuffing for their Thanksgiving feasts, And shoppers in Loudoun have no shortage of options for where to satisfy their grocery list.

Inova Loudoun embarks on its third expansion

Inova Loudoun Hospital’s next expansion is a big one, alleviating its increasingly full beds and widening their niche care with service and facility changes set for a 2019 finish. As the county and its population have grown, so has the hospital, and th…

Purcellville Community rallies for mother and daughter battling cancer

For the Rubin family of Purcellville, this past summer began much like every other summer – their kids swam in the pool, played with friends and they went on a family vacation in July.