October 1, 2, and 3 Waterford Fair –– The seventy-seventh annual Waterford Fair will be held October 1st through the 3rd. See demonstrations of contemporary and heritage artisans, sign up for a class and make to take home, stroll through the Old Mill and vintage barns transformed into galleries for painting, handmade artisan crafts. After last year’s cancelation because […]
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We WON! In a frankly astonishing turn of events last night at the BOS meeting in Leesburg, the BOS voted 8-1 to deny AT&T’s proposal to build a monopole tower on the Short Hill. A dedicated group of organizations led by Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains, persisted making the argument that it was a visual scar […]
BOS Public Hearing on AT&T Tower On Tuesday September 14th the Loudoun County Board of Supervisors (BOS) will hear public comments on the proposed AT&T Tower at Short Hill. We urge all readers to write to their County Commissioner in opposition to the Tower and to attend the meeting in person if possible. At its June […]
Supervisors Hear Last Push on Short Hill Cell Tower Plan Taken from Loudoun Now 2021-09-15 By Renss Greene After the penultimate meeting on a proposal by AT&T to build a 125-foot monopole on top of Short Hill Mountain, it remains unclear what supervisors will decide. A public hearing on Wednesday night brought out one last […]
By a 6 to 3 vote the Loudoun County Planning Commission has denied AT&T’s request for a special exception zoning to build a telecommunications tower on the ridge of Short Hill Mountain. The President of Friends of the Blue Ridge Mountains (FBRM) – Peter Weeks — made a presentation and submitted a letter in opposition to the […]