Alex Bridges is a senior reporter for the Northern Virginia Daily. He reports on local government in Frederick, Shenandoah and Warren counties. |
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A deal between Shenandoah County and a volunteer fire department over housing responders remains up in the air.
A third potential site for a skate park in Strasburg may get the green light by town leaders.
FRONT ROYAL - A massive, long-term park project in Warren County should reach some milestones in the next few months.
FRONT ROYAL - Warren County soon will be home to the first natural gas station in region's Interstate 81 corridor.
Valley Milk may have solved the Strasburg plant's odor problem -- again.
An increase in air pollution from Dominion's power plant in Warren County shouldn't harm public health or the environment.
As Shenandoah County revisits its highway building rules, Warren County sees benefits from its U.S. 340-522 corridor regulations.
Strasburg could begin the third phase of its Downtown Streetscape Enhancement Project next year.
WOODSTOCK - The Shenandoah County Animal Shelter can move forward on a renovation project thanks to donors and county staff.
WOODSTOCK - A strict set of development regulations in Shenandoah hinders economic growth for Shenandoah County, a supervisor says.
WOODSTOCK - Shenandoah County officials revived the top official position at the landfill to oversee the facility near Edinburg and related operations.
STRASBURG - The Civil War Battle of Hupp's Hill let federal forces know defeat didn't drive Confederate troops out of the Valley.
Shenandoah County could give the old Woodstock School back to the town by the end of the year.
FRONT ROYAL - The 44th Annual Festival of Leaves drew thousands of people to downtown Front Royal on Saturday for music, food and crafts.
FRONT ROYAL -- A sewer backup at a downtown property in May damaged a historic building and forced out its longtime tenants.
FRONT ROYAL - A developer wants the state to help build a bridge and extend a road in its Warren County shopping center.
FRONT ROYAL - New rules for tourist rentals in Warren County are headed to the Board of Supervisors.
Woodstock can expect to save money each year by refinancing an old loan.
WEYERS CAVE -- Area officials made renewed pitches for regional road priorities at a state transportation meeting Wednesday.
WOODSTOCK - Shenandoah County will buy a bulldozer for the landfill from a dealer involved in making the advertisement for the vehicle.
FRONT ROYAL -- Warren County could change its tax relief program for elderly and disabled homeowners.
FRONT ROYAL - A controversial bridge project in Warren County moved closer to construction by passing a major hurdle last week.
WOODSTOCK - As the town's first enhancement coordinator, Jane Beasley often drew praise from the community for improving Woodstock.
WOODSTOCK - Shenandoah County leaders made a rare move Thursday to keep supervisors from bringing up a topic at future meetings.
WOODSTOCK - Shenandoah County's government executive received an extension on her contract after weathering criticism by two supervisors.
FRONT ROYAL - Candidates running for Front Royal Town Council responded to questions about local issues at a forum Thursday.
FRONT ROYAL - Construction of the long-awaited Leach Run Parkway could begin this winter or spring.
Support for a skate park in Strasburg keeps growing and now two locations are under consideration for the site.
FRONT ROYAL - The town will grow by more than 600 acres when it adds land from Warren County on Nov. 1.
The Warren County Economic Development Authority wants more details about a plan to draw money from some U.S. 340-522 corridor businesses.
FRONT ROYAL - Front Royal leaders voted Monday to give the old Town Hall to the Warren County Economic Development Authority as part of a swap for the Afton Inn.
A "legal glitch" shouldn't hinder a planned swap of Front Royal's old Town Hall for the Afton Inn, attorneys say.
With Stasburg leaders' approval of a site, a dog owners group now needs to raise money for a park.
A Front Royal taxicab company claims former drivers used customer data and intercepted calls for a competitor.
Strasburg and Front Royal share similar futures this year as two of the area's largest towns addressing major infrastructure needs.
An "ambitious" year lies ahead for Warren County. Road projects dominate the list of initiatives and projects for 2013, according to Warren County Administrator Douglas Stanley.