Celebrity chef Spike Mendelsohn visits Loudoun store and restaurant
Spike Mendelsohn, a DC-based chef and restauranteur, paid a visit to Loudoun County today to unveil his namesake burger at the area’s first Dash In restaurant, gas station, and convenience store. The Burn reported on Dash In opening its doors a couple of weeks ago at its location off...
Loudoun Sheriff investigates reported vandalism at African-American cemetery
ASHBURN, Va. — Family members are in shock after they say their son’s gravesite at the historic African American Burial Cemetery off Belmont Ridge Road and Harry Byrd Highway was vandalized. That gravesite belonged to the son of the Loudoun County NAACP chapter president, Pastor Michelle C. Thomas.
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African American Cemetery Damaged in Loudoun County
Damage was discovered at a historic African American cemetery in Loudoun County, Virginia, and authorites are investigating whether it was vandalism. Pastor Michelle Thomas, who is the president of the Loudoun County NAACP, said she discovered Monday her son's burial site appeared to be vandalized at the African American Burial Ground for the Enslaved at Belmont. Her 16-year-old son Fitz Thomas was buried there in 2020 after he drowned.
Loudoun Co. Sheriff investigating vandalism at African American Burial Ground
The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating vandalism at the African American Burial Ground in Ashburn Virginia. Loudoun Co. Sheriff investigating vandalism at African …. The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office is investigating vandalism at the African American Burial Ground in Ashburn Virginia. The District’s cherry blossoms do a lot more...
Five Guys planning another Loudoun County location
Five Guys — the fast-casual hamburger chain — has got a new Loudoun County location in the works. The latest store for the brand will be in Leesburg in an area popping with similar chain restaurants. The Burn has learned that Five Guys is taking the space next...
Daybreak Rotary Club Grants Boost Nonprofits
The Leesburg Daybreak Rotary Club today distributed more than $10,000 to eight Loudoun nonprofits. The money was raised during the club’s annual pig roast fundraiser. “We are so blessed to live in Loudoun County. Leesburg Daybreak Rotary has been engaged in our grant program and supporting our nonprofit community for over 30 years,” Club President Bradley Gable said. “We had over 40 wonderful proposals. We were able to fund eight projects and over $10,000. We know the needs are great, even in our fortunate community.”
New farmer’s market debuting this weekend at Loudoun Station
Many Loudoun County residents are familiar with EatLoco — the organization behind two of the area’s most popular farmers markets. Now, they are getting ready to launch their third market at an up-and-coming retail and residential center in Ashburn. EatLoco will launch a new farmers market at Loudoun...
3 arrested in connection with Leesburg arson fire
LEESBURG, Va. - Authorities have arrested three people in connection with an arson fire that happened earlier this year in Leesburg. Marco Alexander Mendoza Monjaras, Elizabeth Caudill, and Adrian Mario Larrazabal - all of Loudoun County – were arrested last Thursday. Officials say the charges are related to an...
2023 Loudoun Farmer Trading Cards Unveiled
Loudoun Economic Development and the Loudoun County Public School’s Nutrition Services have announced the return of Farmer Trading Cards for 2023, connecting elementary school classes to area farmers for a seventh year. The trading cards highlight the importance of farming in Loudoun and help teach students where fresh, local...
Loudoun's acting school superintendent, board holding 8 'community listening sessions'
Starting Wednesday, March 22, Loudoun County Public Schools' acting superintendent Dr. Daniel Smith and school board members will hold eight community listening sessions to get direct feedback from stakeholders -- including parents, teachers, students, and staff. The first session will be at 6 p.m. at Potomac Falls High School, which...
Parents help save local Loudoun County baseball field
A popular little league in Loudoun County thought they’d be without their homefield due to a surprise sale. Confusion emerged after players’ families heard the ballpark had been sold and thought the new owner was forcing them out just as the spring season was getting started. FOX 5's Tisha Lewis spoke to parents about how they were able to compromise to save Lions Field for at least one more baseball season.
Plan to Relax Data Center Diesel Regulations Narrowed to Only Loudoun
Plans to relax regulations on how often data centers in the region can run their backup diesel generators have been narrowed to only relax those rules in Loudoun. Data centers, which seek to have as little downtime as possible, have backup diesel generators onsite which typically are permitted to start monthly for testing. The state estimates there are 4,151 such generators at data centers in Loudoun. Based on the state’s estimates those generators collectively put out almost 93 tons of non-methane hydrocarbons and nitrogen oxides per hour of runtime—potent and poisonous greenhouse gases. Other pollutants include almost 51 tons of carbon monoxide per hour.
Smoke Alarm Plays Critical Role in Sterling Fire
A Sterling man is safe today because a smoke alarm warned him of a fire that heavily damaged his home and nearly took his life. At 3:40 p.m. on Monday, March 20, 2023, the Loudoun County Emergency Communication Center received a 911 call reporting a structure fire at a home on Thrush Court in Sterling. Loudoun County Fire and Rescue units from Cascades, Sterling, Kincora, Ashburn, Moorefield, and Fairfax County responded to the incident.
Kaine Promotes JOBS Act at Academies of Loudoun
U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) along with Acting Superintendent Daniel Smith, Loudoun School Board Chair Ian Serotkin (Blue Ridge) and Vice Chair Harris Mahedavi toured the Academies of Loudoun on Tuesday, just one of Kaine’s many stops over the past few years as he visits Career and Technical Education programs across Virginia.
Loudoun data center leader named CEO of EdgeCore
A Loudoun County resident has ben named CEO of Denver-based EdgeCore Digital Infrastructure, a global data center developer, owner and operator. The appointment of Lee Kestler, a data center industry veteran, was announced earlier in March and was effective immediately. Kestler succeeded Tom Ray, who served as co-founder and CEO for more than five years.
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