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Middletown

Middletown police seize cigarettes from local store

Middletown police Wednesday seized packs of cigarettes that did not have local sales tax stamps from the ABS Food Mart store on Main Street. “Our Town Hall got a tip that one of our stores was not collecting the local tax on cigarettes,” Middletown Police Chief Gary Benedict Jr. said. ...

Middletown police receive grant to promote traffic safety

Area drivers may soon start to see more of Middletown police officers promoting safety on the roads. Town police received a $3,500 grant at the end of August from the state Department of Motor Vehicles to be used for traffic safety from Oct. 1 through September 2019. “We had zero fatal ...

Residents talk storm drainage; Little Library dedicated

MIDDLETOWN – Town residents who live along Greenbriar Road and Third Street were back before city officials Monday night to complain about a culvert that drains stormwater from Main Street onto their properties. Patty Sinclair and Andrew Schaffer were at Monday night's Town Council meeting ...

Florence may bring heavy rain, flooding to our region

Residents should hope for the best but prepare for the worst as Hurricane Florence approaches the United States. That is the advice of area law enforcement. Shenandoah County Sheriff's Capt. Wesley Dellinger said Monday that a lot of waterways and streams are already at their limit. "They ...

Middletown woman charged after stabbing

The Frederick County Sheriff's Office has charged a Middletown woman with malicious wounding. Early Sunday, deputies charged Carrie O'Connor, 29, after she allegedly stabbed a 41-year-old man with whom she had been in a relationship with, said Sheriff Lenny Millholland. Court records show the ...

LFCC offers classes to help boost employability

Changes to the American workplace are forcing citizens to adapt to a new business world and schools to rethink the skills they need to teach. Earlier this year, the Virginia Board of Workforce Development approved a strategic plan to offer insight into the state's workforce system as it is ...

Middletown property owners plead for help

MIDDLETOWN – Five residents who live in the area of Greenbriar Road and Third Street want the town to do something about draining issues they say threaten their homes and property. The residents attended Monday's Planning Commission meeting and complain about a culvert that drains stormwater ...

Proposed I-81 improvements unveiled

MIDDLETOWN – The public had its first look at possible improvements to Interstate 81 during a meeting Tuesday at Lord Fairfax Community College. “I think this is one of the more robust comprehensive looks of I-81 in decades,” said Nick Donohue, deputy secretary of transportation and ...

I-81 corridor project meeting today

Another meeting for the public to hear more on improvements to the Interstate 81 corridor will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Lord Fairfax Community College. The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Department of Rail and Public ...

‘Good energy’ on first day back at LFCC

MIDDLETOWN – Monday was a good day for the 2,782 students who began classes for the 2018-2019 school year at Lord Fairfax Community College. “It went smooth. It was good energy. Despite the weather, it is sunny inside. Enrollment numbers are up. It is going to be a good year,” said ...

Lord Fairfax Community College prepares for new year

MIDDLETOWN – Lord Fairfax begins a new school year Monday with steady enrollment numbers. Lord Fairfax Community College's Middletown campus this year has more than 2,500 students, not including area high school students who will be taking dual enrollment classes through the college. School ...

One step closer to a football field of their own

MIDDLETOWN – Stephens City Seminoles youth football organizers are one step closer to having a field to play on. Todd Legge, senior vice president of Strasburg Midget Football and head coach of the junior division of  the Strasburg Rams, spoke at a public hearing Monday night before the ...

Middletown holding hearing on football field, lease

Middletown Town Council will hold a public hearing at 7 tonight and possibly vote on a lease that would result in bringing league football to town. “As a former semi-pro and college quarterback, I love football;  I love the game and I love what it instills in young people. It is very ...

Bargain hunters, vendors galore line Route 11 for the Yard Crawl

Rain is probably going to fall on the Yard Crawl today. National Weather Service meteorologist Jeremy Geiger said there is a 60 percent chance of showers, with thunderstorms possible, for the area. Rain will most likely occur between 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., he added. It will not keep Kimberly ...

Middletown car show returns to town this month

MIDDLETOWN – Middletown's Car & Truck & Tractor show is back for its eighth year this month. Town officials hope 250 cars, trucks and tractors will cruise into Middletown for the 8th annual show, which runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Aug. 19. The town will close Main Street ...

No raises for Middletown council or mayor

MIDDLETOWN – Town Council members at a Monday work session voted to forego attempts at a raise. The last time council members or the mayor are believed to have received a raise was in the late 1990s, Mayor Charles Harbaugh said. “It has come up four times since 2010,”  but has never ...

Next round of meetings for I-81 corridor improvement announced

A transportation coalition has called for the second round of meetings for the public to hear more about improvements to the Interstate 81 corridor. The Office of Intermodal Planning and Investment, the Virginia Department of Transportation and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation ...

Youth football may be coming to Middletown

MIDDLETOWN – The town is continuing its campaign to attract more youth sports to its fields. Stephens City Seminoles youth football organizers recently reached out to Mayor Charles Harbaugh about allowing them to use one of the town's fields as its designated home field for practice and ...

Luminaries event to continue in spite of re-enactment cancellation

In the absence of a re-enactment at the Battle of Cedar Creek this year, Middletown will continue to host its annual luminaries event, where 964 candles light Main Street in honor of the 964 people who died in the Civil War battle. Mayor Charles Harbaugh described hosting the event as a way ...

Middletown planners want to take over work on comprehensive plan

MIDDLETOWN – After about a year as a work in progress, the town's Planning Commission wants to take back its comprehensive plan from an outside agency. The Planning Commission decided Monday to recommend to Town Council members that they vote to take back the comprehensive plan from the ...