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Middletown

Middletown Town Council election results

Familiar faces were voted onto the Middletown Town Council on Tuesday. Council members Jeff Pennington and Scott Fink ran unopposed for re-election to retain their seats. Pennington received 303, or 34.5 percent of the votes, according to unofficial results. “I am delighted to continue ...

Middletown updating emergency preparedness plan

MIDDLETOWN – The fire and police chiefs are updating the town’s emergency preparedness plan. Middletown Fire Chief Mark Dalton and Middletown Police Chief Gary Benedict briefed officials at a Monday night safety services committee meeting and work session on the plan. They have been ...

Belle Grove hosts Antiques Appraisal Fair

Belle Grove Plantation will hold its 20th annual Antiques Appraisal Fair this weekend. The fair will feature expert appraiser Sandra Perry giving verbal evaluations on items that are brought in. Kristen Laise,  Belle Grove executive director, said that Perry will evaluate any type of antique, ...

Council races uncontested on Middletown ballot

Middletown residents on Nov. 6 will head to the polls to vote on three candidates running unopposed for Town Council seats. Middletown’s polling location is at the Middletown Elementary School at 190 Mustang Lane, off U.S. 11. Polls will open at 6 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. Residents should ...

Public input heard on Middletown Comprehensive Plan

MIDDLETOWN – The Planning Commission heard from two town residents on the Comprehensive Plan draft during a public hearing on Monday. Resident Sue Anne Teal applauded the Planning Commission for its work on the plan. “I have read all 51 pages, and I am so impressed,” Teal said, ...

Planning Commission member signals possible resignation

MIDDLETOWN – A Planning Commission member suggested Monday he might resign as members continue to work on the town’s Comprehensive Plan. The statement from John Copeland came after new commission member Mark Dalton and town attorney J. David Griffin suggested they slow down and go through ...

Three unopposed in Middletown elections

MIDDLETOWN  – Three candidates are running unopposed in the November elections for Town Council seats. Council members Jeff Pennington and Scott Fink are running unopposed for re-election. Daryl Terrill is seeking election to the council seat that will be left vacant when Councilman and ...

Recognitions dominate Middletown council meeting

MIDDLETOWN – Members of the Col. James Wood II Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution honored community members at Tuesday’s Town Council meeting. They presented a Certificate of Appreciation to the town for its continued support of Patriot Pride Day and a Bronze Good Citizenship ...

Bridging the gap: New educational program partners NW Works with LFCC

WINCHESTER – NW Works and Lord Fairfax Community College have entered into a partnership that brings two levels of the school’s manufacturing certificate program to job seekers. The new seven-week educational program began Friday with five people officially enrolling, being assessed for ...

Valley sends food to help feed North Carolina town devastated by Florence

Power is coming on in Wilmington, North Carolina, but it is a town that is still closed in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence earlier this month. That is the word from a group of local men who drove there Wednesday to deliver 3,479 pounds of food and produce to food banks. Middletown Mayor ...

LFCC to partner with other colleges on heavy equipment operator training

Lord Fairfax Community College is expanding its access to training for heavy equipment operators, a course of study that was the first of its kind in the state when it began a year ago. The college will partner with two other colleges to provide greater access to training for heavy-equipment ...

Middletown’s Comprehensive Plan soon to be unveiled

MIDDLETOWN – The Planning Commission has completed reviewing and tweaking the town's revised Comprehensive Plan that has been about a year in the works. Before the plan can go to the Town Council for approval, a public hearing has to be held by both panels. Planning Commission members would ...

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 ...