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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Join Leesburg Police at National Night Out Aug. 5

Join Leesburg Police at National Night Out Aug. 5

Neighborhoods throughout Leesburg are invited to join the Leesburg Police Department Tuesday, Aug. 5 at the 31st annual National Night Out.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Classical Music Concert Series at the Old Stone School Receives Standing Ovation

Classical Music Concert Series at the Old Stone School Receives Standing Ovation

Grace Srinivasan and Neil Weston’s “Summer Music for Soprano” concert brought the house down Sunday, July 20 at the McNair Auditorium in Hillsboro's Old Stone School.
After Gunfire, Discharged Rounds Found in Two Homes 10 Miles apart

After Gunfire, Discharged Rounds Found in Two Homes 10 Miles apart

The Loudoun County Sheriff's Office reports two separate incidents in which Leesburg-area residents heard distant gunfire and later found discharged rounds in their respective bedrooms the e
Maryland Man Arrested for 2012 Firebombing of Leesburg Corrections Office

Maryland Man Arrested for 2012 Firebombing of Leesburg Corrections Office

Jonathan Godoy of Maryland has been arrested after a 21 month-long investigation into the fire-bombing of a Leesburg corrections office that caused $200,000 in damage, Loudoun County Fire Ma
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
21-Year-Old Sterling Man Issued 3-Year Sentence for Weapon Charge

21-Year-Old Sterling Man Issued 3-Year Sentence for Weapon Charge

Jonathan A. Laite-Pourtorab, 21, of Sterling, was sentenced to three years in prison after he allegedly pulled a switchblade knife at First Break Café in January.
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Send Us Your Tips, Leesburg

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Target On Defensive For Firing Security Officer Who Reported Shoplifting

Target On Defensive For Firing Security Officer Who Reported Shoplifting

Leesburg police released a statement Monday addressing the case of a shoplifter who may have been a Fairfax Sheriff's Office deputy and a Target security officer who was allegedly fired for
Leesburg Police Seek Information on ATM

Leesburg Police Seek Information on ATM "Skimming" Suspects

Leesburg police are trying to identify a suspect who is thought to have placed ‘skimming’ devices on two SunTrust drive-thru ATM machines in Leesburg and Stafford County.
Major Crime in Leesburg Falls 12 Percent in 2013

Major Crime in Leesburg Falls 12 Percent in 2013

According to the Leesburg Police Department’s annual report released Monday, July 14, the town of Leesburg saw an overall decrease in crime between 2012 and 2013.
'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

'Dawn of the Planet of the Apes': Trailer + Review

Cinema Siren says: Spectacular Simians should make Dawn the brightest of summer blockbusters.
Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Everyday Inspirations: Incredible Ways People Give Back Locally

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
3rd DWI for Leesburg Man who Crashed into Tree with 12-year-old Passenger

3rd DWI for Leesburg Man who Crashed into Tree with 12-year-old Passenger

Mark R. Firehammer, 46, of Leesburg, had a 12-year-old passenger in the car when he reportedly drove through a fence and crashed into a tree near Edwards Ferry Road.
Leesburg Art Exhibit Spotlights Virginia Environmental Efforts

Leesburg Art Exhibit Spotlights Virginia Environmental Efforts

“Exploring the Blue Ridge Center for Environmental Stewardship,” a photography exhibit by the center's co-founder Dee Leggett, will be on display Sept. 30 at the Loudoun County Governmen
Fun for the Whole Family at Loudoun County Child Safety Day

Fun for the Whole Family at Loudoun County Child Safety Day

On Saturday, August 2, "get up close to awesome rescue squad vehicles and cool interactive displays" at this year’s Child Safety Day.
Seven Ducklings Rescued from Loudoun County Sewer Drain

Seven Ducklings Rescued from Loudoun County Sewer Drain

Loudoun County Animal Services rescued seven ducklings that fell down a sewer drain Tuesday and reunited them with their mother.
Independence Day Parade Patriot Cup Winner Announced

Independence Day Parade Patriot Cup Winner Announced

Town of Leesburg's 24th annual 4th of July Parade was held Friday.
Hundreds Celebrate Independence Day at Hillsboro’s Old Stone School

Hundreds Celebrate Independence Day at Hillsboro’s Old Stone School

Event Saturday hosted by the non-profit Hillsboro Community Association and Friends of the Old Stone School.