Conference to showcase region’s outdoor opportunities
May 26, 2015
This summer, residents both in the valley and beyond will have the opportunity to partake a week-long outdoor recreational extravaganza known as the Appalachian Trail Conservancy Biennial Conference.
New and established events to highlight weekend
May 21, 2015
Memorial Day weekend is the summer kick-off typically observed with cookouts, pool parties and patriotic salutes to the men and
Frederick County suspends open burning permits
May 19, 2015
The Frederick County Fire and Rescue Department has suspended open burning within the county until Sept. 30.
Town discusses budget, park fee increases
May 11, 2015
Middletown officials are looking into a possible fees increase at the town park for the fiscal year 2016.
Pet of the week: Timid Tommy a good fit for quiet home
May 11, 2015
WINCHESTER — Tommy, a black domestic longhair cat who has resided at the Winchester SPCA for nearly six months, is an affectionate animal that will gladly curl up in your lap, says Lyndie Scott, kennel supervisor at the new Rockaplenty Adoption and Education Center.
Town clamping down on unpaid water bills
May 10, 2015
A number of Middletown residents have been struggling to pay for water and sewage, according to town officials.
A non-traditional path
May 8, 2015
Julia Duke knows her children are proud of her upcoming graduation from Shenandoah University. A former military wife, she traveled the world for nine years with her Marine husband. Then in 2009, she jumped at the opportunity to invest in herself.
Developer seeks to rezone site
May 7, 2015
The Frederick County Planning Commission has backed a request to rezone land eyed for a new FBI records center.
Town looking at fixes to park infrastructure
May 6, 2015
Middletown officials began looking at its budgetary expenses for the upcoming fiscal year Monday night, including fixes to its park’s infrastructure.
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May 1, 2015
Wasting disease prompts extreme measures
April 26, 2015
With fawn season approach quickly for whitetail deer, the conversation of deer population management might have a different tone with the slowly expanding threat of chronic wasting disease.
Training day a ‘snapshot’ of instruction
April 22, 2015
WINCHESTER — Nobody wants to miss school on the day of a class trip, Director of Student Support Services Charles M. “Mitch” Peeling remarked Wednesday at a training session for Frederick County Public School personnel.
Pet of the week: Young Luna has the energy of a puppy
April 21, 2015
For a 1-year-old pit-mix breed, Luna still might be a younger puppy at heart.
Truancy Prevention Summit inspires greater attendance
April 17, 2015
MIDDLETOWN — Truancy is a bigger problem than the simple act of arriving to school late or skiving off class every now and then. It affects a student’s education, it reduces graduation rates and it leads to questions of what students are doing with their time if not in school.
Middletown mobile home fire displaces 2 residents
April 16, 2015
MIDDLETOWN — A mobile home fire at 202 Ogden Lane displaced two residents Thursday morning.
Event to highlight valley’s colonial history
April 16, 2015
Shenandoah Valley history and the Civil War are pretty much synonymous.
However, Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh IV and the 4th
Middletown accepts land gifts from Bernstein Foundation
April 13, 2015
On Monday, Middletown accepted a gift of several parcels of land from that Bernstein Family Foundation Inc.
Millbrook grad wins dream internship at Kennedy Center
April 12, 2015
Alena Beasley flew all the way to London and back before discovering her dream was in Washington.
Car slams into building; 1 injured
April 7, 2015
STEPHENS CITY — A card game among friends was interrupted when a blue Subaru Forrester crashed through the Stone Hall Community Center in the Autumn Glen retirement subdivision Tuesday afternoon.