Middleburg Eccentric

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Middleburg Eccentric June 2022 Print Edition

THIS MONTH IN THE ECCENTRIC: Nashville comes to Middleburg, Loudoun County can expect broadband internet service in unserved areas in the near future, It’s In the Bag, Join Us in Taking the Plastic-Free July Challenge, Sandy Lerner Is Named 2022 Loudoun Laureate, 850 Acres Placed into Easement...

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4-H’ers Learning to Become Entrepreneurs

Fauquier County 4-H and the local farmers markets are teaming up to help young entrepreneurs grow. Thirty-six youth have participated in the 4-H Next Generation Entrepreneurs Program where they learn how to build a business and sell their products at local farmers markets. This year’s...

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Big Things Happening at Land Trust of Virginia

Land Trust of Virginia (LTV) is pleased to announce several staffing changes. Executive Director, Sally Price who joined the organization in 2017, plans to retire at the end of 2022 and Ashton Cole, LTV’s Director of Conservation and Stewardship, will step into her place. “I have enjoyed every...

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Mature tree preservation secrets

The tree was absolutely massive. I had never measured it, but it was easily 20 feet in circumference and 120+ feet high. Its limbs stretched to the sky as if to support the clouds. If that wasn’t enough, it stood at the top of a hill overlooking a heart-stopping view to the west. From the...

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100WOMENSTRONG awards grants to Local Non Profits

This year, 100WomenStrong is giving $475,000 to 42 nonprofits headquartered or providing services in Loudoun County, bringing their total funding to Loudoun County nonprofits to $3,593,391 million since 2009. The group has reverted to its normal grant-giving cycle of once per year after pivoting...

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Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association offers “‘Fiery Trials’...

The Virginia Piedmont Heritage Area Association (VPHA) is pleased to offer an inside look at historic Bel Air, home of Civil War diarist Lucy Buck. Coming of age during the American Civil War, Front Royal resident Lucy Buck kept a diary which preserved her thoughts and opinions of a southern...

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Appleton Campbell Receives 2022 President’s Award from...

Appleton Campbell is a recipient of the prestigious President’s Award from Carrier for the eighth year in a row. This award recognizes outstanding dealers in the heating, ventilating and air conditioning (HVAC) industry. Carrier is part of Carrier Global Corporation (NYSE: CARR), the leading...

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Middleburg Safeway celebrates renovation

Safeway unveiled extensive renovations to its Middleburg store in Middleburg, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 20. Town of Middleburg’s Vice Mayor Peter Leonard-Morgan joined Safeway leaders and store staff for a celebration, which was also include live music, free gifts, and...

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Middleburg Annexation Proposals: How we are Considering and the...

As most members of our community are aware, the town of Middleburg has received two preliminary concept plans for potential requests to annex property into the town with the desire of building housing. We presented the facts and details of these proposals in a public information session on April...

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Community Newspapers: The Struggle and Value Are Real

Although we spend more time in front of screens and less with the printed page, there is a trend running counter to this. Community newspapers, both free and subscription-based, serve a need. They keep people connected to their communities and support local businesses. You are probably reading...