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    Leesburg approves Crescent Place Development

    By Charles Dubissette | December 15, 2013

      After months of review and debate, the Leesburg Town Council voted unanimously Dec. 10 to green light development plans for the 12-acre Crescent Place project. The project, which is on Harrison Street west of Catoctin Street, will replace the spot where the Barber and Ross manufacturing complex currently sits. The proposal states that the development... Read More

    Loudoun Center Theatre to Perform A Christmas Carol

    By Charles Dubissette | December 3, 2013

     The Loudoun Centre Theatre will be performing the holiday classic A Christmas Carol at Ticonderoga Farms in South Riding, Va., on December 5-7th and 13-14th at 7:30pm.   Step back into a world straight from the pages of Charles Dickens, in which Ebenezer Scrooge — with help from his deceased partner and three holiday ghosts —... Read More

    Physicist pays visit to Mercer Middle School

    By Charles Dubissette | November 25, 2013

    Several students at Mercer Middle School in Aldie were visited  by Dr. Bulent Atalay. Atalay is a world-renowned physicist, author,  and artist. A native of Turkey, he holds a bachelor’s, two master’s degrees and a doctorate from Georgetown University, Princeton, University of California-Berkeley and Oxford University. Atalay is a physics professor at the University of Mary Washington... Read More

    Students Build Home in Loudoun County

    By Charles Dubissette | October 23, 2013

    Dulles South area will soon have a special new home hitting the market. Six years ago, Monroe Technology Center students began building a home to learn skills in the fast growing field of home construction. On Sept. 27, students, faculty and Loudoun County Public Schools administrators attended the formal dedication ceremony in the driveway of the home.  This... Read More

    Foxcroft School Names New Leader

    By Charles Dubissette | October 18, 2013

      Mary Louise Leipheimer, who is retiring after 25 years at Foxcroft School will be succeeded by Catherine Smylie McGehee . McGehee, whose appointment is effective July 1, 2014, currently serves as the Director of the Upper School at St. Catherine’s School, in Richmond, Va. Founded in 1914 by Ms. Charlotte Haxall Noland, Foxcroft School is a college-preparatory boarding and... Read More

    Loudoun Ballet Company presents Deep In The Forest

    By Charles Dubissette | October 13, 2013

    The Loudoun Ballet Company will be performing an original production “Deep in the Forest”  the third weekend of October at Loudoun Valley High School. This ballet is an enchanting introduction to the performing arts for young children, featuring a fairy princess and her unicorn set to the new-age music of David Arkenstone. Only two performances will... Read More