The Fairfax County Public School Board adopted a $2.6 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2016 on Thursday, which will allow for small pay increases for all employees. The raises - though very small at 0.62 percent - are still bigger than FCPS has been able to give in recent years.
WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, May 22 2015 @ 11:16 AM
At 3:27 a.m. Monday, one of the two robbery victims told police that three males brandishing firearms forced entry into the home in the 1040 block of Brixton Court in Sterling. Two victims were assaulted inside the home, according to a report from the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office.
Patch.com, Mon, May 18 2015 @ 10:09 PM
A Herndon man was arrested Monday night in connection with the stabbing last week of a woman in Sterling, according to the Loudoun County Sheriff's Office. Jose F. Urbina, 59, is charged with malicious wounding and is being held at the Loudoun County Adult Detention Center on no bond, the sheriff's office said.
Patch.com, Tue, May 19 2015 @ 04:06 PM
A Thursday morning blast at the Loudoun County quarry that would be Waterside sent rock flying into the neighborhood directly to the north of the operation, injuring one and damaging property. Tarah Kesterson , spokeswoman for the Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy, said that while Loudoun Quarries remains open, its blasting operation has been stopped until the cause is identified and Chantilly Crushed Stone, the quarry owner, has submitted a new blasting plan.
Business Journal, Thu, May 21 2015 @ 09:26 PM
To celebrate the long history of the relationship between humans and cats, Loudoun County is launching a cat adoption campaign that will feature photographs of cats from the Loudoun County Animal Shelter with notable friends, such as Board of Supervisors Chairman Scott K. York. The campaign, "Adopt Your Piece of History - Adopt a Shelter Cat" will run through October and is aimed at encouraging residents to add a feline to their family or to become involved in their community in an effort to improve the lives of cats.
Patch.com, Wed, May 20 2015 @ 12:53 AM