The Loudoun County Fire Marshal's Office has determined that a fire on Tuesday that destroyed an abandoned house in Leesburg was caused by arson, county officials said in a statement. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries in the blaze, which caused $280,000 in damage, according to the fire marshal.
Patch.com, Thu, Mar 26 2015 @ 11:09 PM
In recent months, burglars appear to have targeted the homes of residents who own Chinese restaurants, and police in the area are investigating the break-ins, according to media reports. The burglaries have occurred in the Herndon area and the Fair Oaks section of Fairfax County, and in Ashburn.
Patch.com, Tue, Mar 24 2015 @ 05:53 PM
For the first time in more than a decade, the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors is poised to fully fund the operating budget proposed by the county school board. At a March 16 budget work session, the supervisors voted, 6 to 3, to provide enough local funding to support the proposed $982 million fiscal 2016 spending plan for county public schools.
The Washington Post, Mon, Mar 23 2015 @ 10:53 AM
Loudoun County, Virginia, is known for being one of the richest counties in the area, but new data shows its students may be losing academic ground. A four-year look at how the county's minority students are doing shows there is a widening achievement gap in English and math between minority students and non-minority students, the Loudoun Times reports .
WTOP-FM Washington, Mon, Mar 30 2015 @ 06:18 AM
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office confirms that they are now investigating allegations of sexual abuse at the church. In a statement, the spokesperson said that they could not provide additional details because the investigation is still ongoing.
WJLA-TV Arlington, Sun, Mar 29 2015 @ 08:04 PM
Chris Trent of Leesburg, a former member of Calvary Temple, came out to protest alleged abuse by the church, including he says, corporal punishment that left red welts on his 4-year-old son's bare bottom.
Loudoun Times, Sun, Mar 29 2015 @ 02:06 PM
State education officials are slated to head back to court in a fight to keep teacher evaluation data out of public hands in the midst of a Loudoun County father's fight to obtain the information. Kindergarten students at Guilford Elementary school, listen to music teacher Melinda Windsor on Feb. 6, 2015.
The Washington Post, Fri, Mar 27 2015 @ 07:42 PM