The Virginia Department of Transportation announced Tuesday that a third lane of westbound Route 50 will open Thursday, Dec. 18 from Stonecroft Boulevard in Fairfax County to Pleasant Valley Road in Loudoun County. Lanes will be temporarily closed between 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 18 and 5:30 a.m. Friday, Dec. 19 in order to complete the traffic shift.
Patch.com, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 05:15 PM
For the sixth consecutive holiday season, resident Al Beyer has coordinated the annual Toys for Tots collection at Ashby Ponds. This year, resident "elves" at Ashby Ponds have already donated over a dozen large bags of toys for the program.
Patch.com, Tue, Dec 16 2014 @ 10:36 AM
At a joint committee meeting this month between members of the Loudoun County School Board and the Board of Supervisors, officials agreed to examine the possibility of including playgrounds in construction costs for planned elementary schools. Committee members also indicated that they would consider providing playgrounds for the four county public elementary schools that do not have them: Frederick Douglass in Leesburg, Moorefield Station in Ashburn, Cardinal Ridge in South Riding and Meadowland in Sterling.
The Washington Post, Mon, Dec 15 2014 @ 01:54 PM
An Ashburn resident reportedly observed an unknown male suspect remove a delivered parcel package from the resident's home Friday afternoon. The incident occurred at the 21500 block of Field Station Terrace around 5:30 p.m. Dec. 12 in Ashburn.
Patch.com, Mon, Dec 15 2014 @ 01:49 PM
The Leesburg Town Council will hold a swearing-in ceremony for Mayor Kristen C. Umstattd and Council Members Kelly Burk, Suzanne D. Fox, and Fernando "Marty" Martinez on Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. at the Ida Lee Park Recreation Center . A reception for the newly sworn-in members of the Town Council will immediately follow the ceremony.
Patch.com, Mon, Dec 15 2014 @ 12:09 PM