Distance Learning will be a new reality for many of us beginning tomorrow, September 8th. These are uncharted waters for both teachers and parents alike. Let’s be real, the challenges are far-reaching. Jessie, one of our cohosts, has been knee-deep in Distance Learning for 5 weeks now. She has 3 children under the age of […]

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Community banks matter to Loudoun small businesses, especially in times of economic uncertainty. Tony Stafford tells us how BCT has partnered with Fords Fish shack to secure funding. Tony operates 3 restaurants in Loudoun, and he employed 155 employees.

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SBA Loans are starting to fund this week!!. Specifically the Paycheck Protection Program. We chatted with Alice Frazier, President and CEO of BCT-The Community’s Bank who gave us some insight. See the funding details here. PPP Report SBA 4.14.20

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[See below for the firetruck route schedule by region.] Santa has been visiting the children of Leesburg atop a truck from the Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company (Station #1) for thirty one years. Since 1988, the year of Santa’s first surprise trek, children have peered out of windows in their pjs, stood waving from the sidewalks […]

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I couldn’t find my destination. I drove in circles around One Loudoun for 15 minutes not wanting to publicize my inept relationship with Waze. Finally, I called out to a teenage pedestrian, “Do you know where Fantasticks is?” She looked pensive then apologetic. I added another clue, “I hear it’s a popsicle shop”. Her eyes […]

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  Greek Unique offers up playful, creative new takes on traditional Greek cuisine Quietly tucked away in the corner of an anonymous industrial park in Ashburn, is Greek Unique, a fun and exciting new restaurant featuring playful and remarkably delicious fresh takes on traditional Greek dishes. Once passing through the restaurant’s doors, you’re hit with […]

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Purcellville Parade Round II The weather was frightful last weekend, so the Purcellville Christmas Parade will happen this Saturday. The parade starts at noon with floats and participants from local organizations, clubs, teams, and businesses and of course Jolly Old Saint Nick himself. Santa will also be riding along with the Purcellville Fire Department on […]

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The Nutcracker ‘Tis the weekend to see The Nutcracker Ballet in Loudoun with three different productions happening around the county. The Loudoun Ballet Performing Arts production is Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Loudoun Valley High School in Purcellville. Studio Bleu Dance Center puts on two performances on Saturday at Stone Bridge High School in Ashburn. […]

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Dine with Santa Holiday happenings are in full swing and there are several spots this weekend to break bread with Santa Claus himself. Have some flapjacks with St. Nick at the Purcellville and Arcola Fire Departments, the National Conference Center, and at the Middleburg Charter Academy on Saturday morning. Enjoy dinner with the big guy […]

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Back in the 70’s, I lived in the Connecticut suburbs. Standard stuff. But my house was 180 years old, heated with two wood stoves, kitchen on the basement level. I canned and pickled from my quarter acre garden, collected morning eggs from three chickens, baked my bread, sewed my clothes and shopped from bins of […]

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