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Jane Whetsel, Mike Erskine and Cindy Ingram
Photo by Vicky Moon

Jane Whetsel, Mike Erskine and Cindy Ingram of the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg hosted a reception on Thursday, June 6 during the $30,000 Upperville National Grand Prix won by Schuyler Riley on Iceman De Muze. They are shown here with a rendering from Blackburn Architects of a planned expansion for a lameness diagnostic facility.

Debbie McLaughlin and Joan Kuhns
Photo by Vicky Moon

Debbie McLaughlin presents past president Joan Kuhns the award for Outstanding Volunteer and Service from The Plains Community League for all her work with the free tutoring program over the years.



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  SUPER GUESTS

Peggy Richardson and Diane Jones
Photo by Vicky Moon

Peggy Richardson and Diane Jones were among the guests at the Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center reception at the Upperville Horse Show.

INNER MONET

Art Under The Oaks tent
Photo by Vicky Moon

At the Art Under The Oaks tent at the Upperville Horse Show, children were able to express their inner creativity.

The Middleburg Charter School ChoirPhoto by Allyson Lagiovane of Phelps Media.

SING IT OUT

The Middleburg Charter School Choir under the direction of faculty member Laura Cullinane of the Community Music School of the Piedmont sang the National Anthem at the Upperville Jumper Classic. McLain Ward of Brewster, New York rode Contagious to victory in the $208,200 competition.

MESSAGE FROM THE MAYOR

In a recent local newspaper article, it was reported that the Town of Middleburg was approving 114 new homes to be built in the village. This is a wholly inaccurate statement.

This was reported, incorrectly, from a recent Town of Middleburg open house. We were providing a public presentation on the draft of our new Comprehensive Plan.

What was said during that session was that the Town COULD have up to an additional 114 homes under our existing plan, and that most all of those are homes that are allowed under the existing plan on the Salamander property, which was approved in 2004-2005.

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To be clear, in this new plan there are no additional or new houses being approved or allowed in the town. Such a change would only happen with approval from the Planning Commission, after a full public hearing, and then after approval of the Town Council, again after a full public hearing.

There are currently no plans to add more houses to Middleburg. This does not mean that the Town would not consider any viable application or request from a land owner, but it would only be done with full input and support from the residents of Middleburg.

---Mayor Bridge Littleton


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