As the long-anticipated arrival of the Silver Line in Loudoun County inches closer, residents are envisioning new commutes, local officials have approved names for new Metro stations, and Loudoun fire and rescue officials are busy with critical preparations. At the county Department of Fire, Rescue and Emergency Management training center in Leesburg, an elaborate training prop is gradually taking shape, complete with rail tracks, "High Voltage" signs and - coming soon - two decommissioned Metrorail cars.
The Washington Post, Wed, Apr 15 2015 @ 09:42 AM
In the wake of several failed attempts to halt the rising cost of tolls on the Dulles Greenway, Virginia Del. David I. Ramadan and the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors are redoubling their efforts to seek relief for motorists who use the privately owned road.
The Washington Post, Mon, Apr 13 2015 @ 10:41 AM
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KNEB-AM Scottsbluff, Mon, Apr 13 2015 @ 05:20 PM
Faced with steadily rising rates of heroin use across Northern Virginia, local officials and law enforcement authorities recently announced the formation of a regional heroin operations team that aims to halt the dangerous trend. The regional initiative was announced April 3 in Loudoun County, where elected leaders - including Rep. Barbara Comstock and state Sen. Jennifer T. Wexton - joined law enforcement authorities, representatives of the Drug Enforcement Administration and the FBI, and other local officials to address the mounting threat posed by heroin.
The Washington Post, Mon, Apr 13 2015 @ 10:45 AM