In the coming weeks, Loudoun County officials will discuss whether county taxpayers, rather than parent-teacher organizations and private donors, should foot the bill for elementary school playgrounds. Historically, elementary school playgrounds in Loudoun have not been a guarantee: If a school wants equipment for children to play on at recess, it's up to parents and other community members to raise the necessary funds.
The Washington Post, Mon, Oct 27 2014 @ 11:01 AM
The Virginia Supreme Court says the state's compulsory school attendance law doesn't require parents to get their kids to class on time. In a 5-2 ruling Friday, the court reversed the convictions of a divorced mom in Loudoun County who whose three children were repeatedly tardy.
WTOP-FM Washington, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 12:10 PM
A Loudoun County Circuit Court judge today will hear arguments from the attorneys of a Leesburg man convicted of murder in an attempt to have his charge dismissed.
Loudoun Times, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 04:07 PM
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is alerting drivers across the county to road closures and potential traffic delays in the area this weekend. Broad Run High School will hold their Homecoming Parade from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 31. Roads impacted include Michener Drive, Hemingway Drive, Faulkner Road and Ashburn Road.
Patch.com, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 01:24 PM
Loudoun County Sheriff Mike Chapman asked for an independent investigation of one of his deputies, accused of embezzling more than $200,000. A year later, no decision on charges has been made.
The Washington Post, Fri, Oct 31 2014 @ 04:00 AM
Va. high school football players under investigation ASHBURN, Va. -- Three high school football players who are under investigation have been suspended from Briar Woods High School in Ashburn.
WUSA-TV Washington, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 07:53 PM
On Friday, Oct. 24, unknown subject reportedly removed construction materials from a construction site near the 22500 block of Cambridgeport Square in Ashburn. The incident was reported to the Sheriff's Office Monday, Oct. 27. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office says construction site thefts are becoming an alarmingly common trend in the region.
Patch.com, Thu, Oct 30 2014 @ 03:09 PM