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Construction starting on Marriott Hotel in Front Royal

Construction has begun on the TownePlace Suites Hotel by Marriott in Front Royal. Warren County recently approved the full building permit and walls have already started to go up for the hotel, said Jason Aikens, vice president of the family-owned Aikens Group. H&W Construction, an ...

Shenandoah County Public Schools asking for citizen help

The Shenandoah County Public Schools wants citizens' input as its administrators plan a road map of where the district wants to head for the next years. “Participation is important as our public schools instructional program, and all that we strive for our children to be -- in addition to ...

Shenandoah County gets grant to market Spirits Trail

The Shenandoah Spirits Trail may soon be more crowded. Shenandoah County has received a $36,000 grant to help fund marketing for the trail. Gov. Terry McAuliffe recently announced the award, said Shenandoah County Director of Marketing and Tourism Jenna French. The grant comes from the ...

Police Blotter: Front Royal

The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents: Sept. 11: Mark Cameron, of Front Royal, was issued a felony arrest warrant on charges of violating probation. Sept. 12: Elmo Edwards, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of using profane language and/or public ...

Police blotter: Shenandoah County

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Sept. 12: A larceny was reported. Someone removed an equipment trailer from property on Harman Road, Maurertown. Sept. 12: A destruction of property was reported. Someone damaged an alfalfa field on Burke Hill Road, ...

Fire & Rescue Report

The following Shenandoah County fire and rescue departments have announced their weekly activity for Sept. 11-17: Shenandoah County Fire & Rescue Cardiac: 1 Cardiac arrest: 1 Chest pain: 1 Difficulty breathing: 2 Fall: 2 General illness: 4 Injured person: 1 Motor vehicle ...

Police blotter: Woodstock

The Woodstock Police Department reported the following incidents in August: Aug. 3: Jerrell Isaiah Smith, of Woodstock, was arrested on charges of domestic assault. Aug. 4: Jose Abdiel Cruz Rolon, of Hampton, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of alcohol. Aug. 4: Clinton ...

Stephens City man charged after 4-year-old shot by child

A Stephens City man was arrested Friday evening after an incident earlier in the day in Fauquier County in which a 4-year old girl survived being shot by a 2-year-old boy. Isaiah Marshall Davis, 26, and a woman stopped at a truck stop in the 9700 block of James Madison Highway in the Opal area ...

Police blotter: Shenandoah County

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Sept. 1: A 16-year old was charged with assault and battery. Court date is 11:15 a.m. Oct. 12 in Shenandoah County Juvenile & Domestic Relations Court. Sept. 5: A breaking and entering was reported. Someone ...

Fire & Rescue Report

The following Shenandoah County fire and rescue departments have announced their weekly activity for Sept. 4-10: Shenandoah County Fire & Rescue Altered mental status: 2 Cardiac: 2 Chest pain: 1 Difficulty breathing: 4 Electrical fire: 3 Fall: 5 General illness: 3 Injured ...

Police Blotter: Strasburg

The Strasburg Police Department reported the following incidents in August: Aug. 3: Derek Scott Sawyer, of Woodstock, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence. Aug. 5: Machias Austin Davis, of Strasburg, was arrested on charges of possession of marijuana. Aug. 10: Debra Carleta ...

Police Blotter: Front Royal

The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents: Aug. 28: Summer Robinson, of Front Royal, was issued an arrest warrant from another jurisdiction. Aug. 28: Lisa Short, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of profane swearing and/or public intoxication. Aug. 28: Patrick ...

Man charged in stabbing

A man has been arrested on charges of malicious wounding during an argument at a Stephens City residence on Friday. Luis Macedonio-Juarez, 68, was arrested Friday evening and transported to the Northwestern Adult Detention Center, where he was held without bond. Frederick County Sheriff's ...

Police blotter: Shenandoah County

The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office reported the following incidents: Aug. 16: A breaking and entering was reported. Someone entered a residence causing damage to a door and removing U.S. currency, U.S. coins, a vase and prescription medication from a residence on Sheetz Mill Road, ...

Fire & Rescue Report

The following Shenandoah County fire and rescue departments have announced their weekly activity for Aug. 28-Sept. 3: Shenandoah County Fire & Rescue Altered mental status: 2 Chest pain: 2 Diabetic: 2 Difficulty breathing: 2 Fall: 2 General illness: 6 Inside hazmat: 1 Motor ...

Stephens City hears from architect about subdivision

STEPHENS CITY - A new residential subdivision of 91 homes could soon be coming to town. VSS Development LLC. is the developer of the Village at Stephens City, a project of single family homes on U.S.11 on the south end of town. Construction could begin by fall, said David Frank, landscape ...

Woodstock Town Council OKs strategic plan

The Woodstock Town Council approved on Tuesday evening a five-year strategic plan that begins in 2018. The 74 page comprehensive plan lays out eight goals administrators, team leaders and the Town Council will work on in the coming years. “Our management team and Town Council worked really ...

Meet Middletown’s new police chief

MIDDLETOWN – Police chief Gary W. Benedict Jr. wants his officers and Middletown residents to know he has an open door policy and they can come to him, whether in his office or on the street. The new chief considers the community the department's biggest asset, its eyes and ears to alert ...

Police Blotter: Front Royal

The Front Royal Police Department reported the following incidents: Aug. 21: Milton Cabeen, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of shoplifting. Aug. 21: Bruce Fix, of Front Royal, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence and for having faulty brakes. Aug. 21: Mark Fleegle, ...

Fire & Rescue Report

The following Shenandoah County fire and rescue departments have announced their weekly activity for Aug. 21-27: Shenandoah County Fire & Rescue Altered mental status: 1 Brush/woods fire: 1 Cardiac: 1 Chest pain: 3 Diabetic: 1 Fall: 7 General illness: 7 Hemorrhage: 1 Injured ...