Easement labled around AT&T

AT&T Short Hill Mountain Facility

With little public notice or input, the Loudoun County Planning Commission has voted to approve AT&T’s request for a commission permit to build a 160,000 square foot (3.5 acre), 35 foot tall facility on the ridge of Short Hill Mountain in western Loudoun. The Commission’s recommendation for approval will be presented to the Loudoun County Board of Supervisor’s at their May 19th meeting More

Richard Hostelly, PATC

2015 Friend of the Mountain Award

The 2015 Friend of the Mountain Award was presented to the Potomac Appalachain Trail Club “in recognition of their longstanding work through volunteer efforts, education, and advocacy to protect the Appalachian Trail and adjacent lands along the Mid-Atlantic section of the Blue Ridge Mountains, ever mindful of the need to conserve the natural landscape with respect for historical and cultural features.” The award was accepted on behalf More

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Proposed ABC License for B Chord Brewery

The B Chord Brewery is seeking a license as a craft beer brewery on a tract of land on Foggy Bottom Road, a gravel road parallel to and at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains. A FORMAL HEARING WILL BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 24, 2015 AT 8:30 A.M. IN THE OFFICE OF THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR, COUNTY OF LOUDOUN, 1 HARRISON STREET, S.E., LEESBURG, VIRGINIA 20177, TO CONSIDER THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIONS: 1. The place to be occupied by the applicant More


2015 Autumn Stewardship Volunteer Day

Despite a chill in the air and and early morning rain, Friends had an excellent turnout for our 2015 Autumn Stewardship Volunteer Day. On November 7 volunteers braved the wet and came out to Blue Ridge Regional Park. In just a few hours about a mile of densely overgrown and unusable trail had been cleared, and progress made against invasive grapevine. A big thank you to More

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