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Woodstock

Raised dump truck hits bridge, closes interstate, street closed

A dump truck with a raised truck bed struck a bridge and closed Interstate 81 and Spring Street in Woodstock for several hours early Monday morning. The crash occurred 12:59 a.m. Monday as the driver was heading northbound on the interstate, approaching mile marker 284 at Spring Street, said ...

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 ...

Woodstock hires two new police officers

Woodstock has hired two new police officers. Woodstock police Chief Eric Reiley said Chase Kerns and Arianna Smootz are in training at the Central Shenandoah Criminal Justice Academy, commonly known as the police academy. “They are enjoying it. They are learning every day,” Reiley ...

Town working to address nuisance vehicles, equipment

WOODSTOCK – Town officials now have stronger and more consistently worded ordinances to allow them to deal with nuisance vehicles. Residents can no longer keep inoperative vehicles on a residential or commercial property for more than 10 days. That revised ordinance, along with two others ...

Shenandoah administrators, teachers ready for opening day

Students will be heading back to Shenandoah County's public schools on Monday. “I'm always excited at this time of year," said Superintendent Mark Johnston. "We have so many positive things happening in Shenandoah County Public Schools.  I can't wait for our students to get ...

Art makes you happy: Suzanne’s Studio opens in Woodstock

Woodstock residents are supporting art in their community. That is the word fr0m Suzanne Soliday who, along with her husband Ted, a natural with pottery who is good with the kiln, opened up Suzanne's Studio on March 9 on West Court Street in Woodstock. “This is a very artistic ...

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 ...

Woodstock to begin billing Edinburg for emergency water use

WOODSTOCK – The town will start charging the town of Edinburg for emergency water. Woodstock Town Manager Angela Clem told members of the water and sewer committee Tuesday evening that for the last couple of years Edinburg has experienced well water issues pertaining to surface water ...

Founder of volunteer farm fed thousands

Bob Blair, who died Sunday at 83, was responsible for feeding thousands of Virginia families through the World Foundation for Children’s Volunteer Farms in Woodstock. The process of feeding those families started with a dream. Alice Blair, his daughter, said Bob Blair was at a loss as to ...

New ice cream shop seeks to be positive force in the community

WOODSTOCK - Elizabeth Keegan moved to Woodstock about four years ago because she absolutely loved the town. Just one thing, however, was missing: ice cream.  Keegan and her kids were unsuccessful in their search for an ice cream shop selling hand-dipped as opposed to soft-serve. So she ...

Electrical short, smoke cause evacuation of Wal-Mart

A short in an electrical system at about on Wednesday morning caused the evacuation of the Wal-Mart in Woodstock. Two employees about 7 a.m. passed by the store's salon and smelled an electrical odor. The salon was closed at the time and locked up. At the time they noticed the smell,  ...

Woodstock unveils improved water treatment plant

WOODSTOCK – Town officials unveiled a $3.1 million improvement project at the Woodstock Water Treatment Plant Tuesday evening. The plant, which was built in 1978, has undergone a three-phase, year-long renovation, said James Didawick, superintendent of public works. Didawick said he is ...

Route 11 Yard Crawl is Aug. 11

The 14th annual Route 11 Yard Crawl, which features items for sale by residents along the 43 miles of U.S. Route 11 in Shenandoah County as well as north to Stephens City in Frederick County, is Aug. 11. “This is Virginia's largest yard sale,” said Sharon Baroncelli, executive director of ...

Suspect charged with attempted break-ins at Dollar General

A Woodstock man has been arrested after authorities linked him to two attempted March break-ins at the Dollar General, according to Woodstock Police Capt. Chris Baker. Joseph Andrew Jones, 25, of the 140 block of Valley Vista Drive was arrested Thursday and charged on two counts of attempted ...

School board member questions salary for new position

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County Public Schools Board member raised concerns Thursday night about the promotion of a principal into a newly created position. The School Board approved the transfer of Todd Lynn, principal at North Fork Middle School, to a new position, supervisor of student ...

Developer wanting to build condos in Woodstock

Woodstock could be getting new housing. Developer HAF Real Estate is attempting to build a housing unit of eight attached townhouse type buildings, each of which would house two condominiums.  This transitional style housing is called stacked condominiums “You see this a lot in Fairfax and ...

Old handmade cistern discovered during construction project

WOODSTOCK - Crews from Lantz Construction Winchester found an old handmade cistern Thursday as they dug up the ground directly behind Walton and Smoot Pharmacy at 109 S. Main St. The company has been contracted to perform work on the town of Woodstock's parking lot project behind the ...