With opening kickoff for Loudoun United’s first game several months away, the county’s Board of Supervisors has voted to make the county’s first professional sports team a reality.
Loudoun United will become the county’s first professional sports team, beginning with the 2019 season in the developmental soccer league’s inaugural season.
The Bailey’s Crossroads Community Shelter and Supportive Housing for adults on Seminary Road is scheduled to open late next year. It will have emergency shelter beds and housing units, the first time the county will have both types of offerings in one place.
“In Loudoun County and Northern Virginia, affordable housing is teachers, firefighters, police officers and sheriffs. It’s nurses, and wait staff,” said Loudoun Board of Supervisors Chairwoman Phyllis Randall.
Possible zoning ordinance changes that would make short-term rentals legal were discussed Tuesday during the Fairfax County board of supervisors’ Development Process Committee meeting.
The controversy over whether to approve the request to build a new mosque in the protected “rural crescent” of Prince William County apparently isn’t over.
Fairfax County police are expected to begin testing body-worn cameras later this year after policy is nailed down on issues surrounding the program.
Virginia teachers may miss out on raises because of a state budget shortfall, and Fairfax County leaders are concerned that it could cause significant budget problems on the local level.
Some in Loudoun County fear bringing Metrorail to the county will mean commuters will pay more and have fewer options.
Fairfax County Election Board Secretary Katherine Hanley agrees with County Supervisor Cathy Hudgins’ motion to request schools close on March 1.
UPDATE: Sept. 9, 2015, 10:30 a.m. Shawn Williams was released on $2,500 personal recognizance bond Sunday. His trial has been set for November 19, in Loudoun County District Court. EARLIER: Sept. 7, 2015, 12:40 p.m. WASHINGTON…
An attempt will be made to alleviate another of
the region\’s road bottlenecks. But this time, it
will be done without state or federal money.
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