Shooting birds: Strasburg photographer takes aim at beauty in the wild
April 21, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – Retired Lord Fairfax Community College employee recently had a photograph featured in an online National Geographic article, fulfilling a dream come true in his passion for photography.
Organic farm wins at RISE event
April 19, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – Ali Haney, of Shenandoah Seasonal, won both the People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice awards along with over $5,000 in prize money in a “Shark Tank” TV show-like competition held this week at Lord Fairfax Community College.
LFCC ranked Virginia’s No. 2 community college
April 10, 2017
Lord Fairfax Community College has been ranked Virginia’s No. 2 community college by LearnHowToBecome.org, an organization that ranks colleges based on careers and educational requirements.
College celebrates Global Awareness Day
March 22, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – Lord Fairfax Community College celebrated Global Awareness Day Wednesday with presentations, food tastings, live music and raffles.
Middletown interim chief quits, sheriff takes over temporarily
March 8, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – The town has lost its second police chief this year.
Middletown budgets to purchase new building
February 23, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – Town Council allocated funds Thursday to renovate town hall and purchase a new building for municipal use.
Middletown approves police policies
February 13, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – Town Council met Monday evening in the Lord Fairfax Community College student center to adopt two new police policies and continue the process of acquiring a new town hall.
Del. Collins takes heat in town hall meeting
February 12, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – A state legislator took questions from citizens Saturday at a town hall event, and faced fiery probes on progressive issues such as funding Planned Parenthood, women’s rights to abortion and LGBT peoples’ civil protections.
Middletown to move town office
February 8, 2017
Middletown staff is temporarily moving to a new town office on Main Street while contractors clean up dangerous levels of mold that have grown in town hall.
Middletown facing mold problem in town office
January 18, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – A report from a firm contracted by the town states there is mold growing within the town office and police station at 7875 Church St., and it will cost the town $21,642 to remove it.
Citizens criticize ordinance proposals
January 10, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – Town Council fielded heavy criticism at a public hearing Tuesday evening for three separate proposed ordinances.
Council does not reappoint police chief
January 9, 2017
MIDDLETOWN – With no fanfare, Town Council announced Monday that it would not reappoint R. Phillip Breeden as its chief of police.
Elections, development mark year for area towns
December 28, 2016
With 2016 all but in the books, a review of the year’s biggest news stories in town government shows that local elections, business dealings and development were some of what topped the region’s concerns.
Middletown to host Christmas tree lighting
November 23, 2016
Middletown is holding its sixth annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony at dusk Friday at the tree in town.
Interstate crash sends two people to hospital
November 18, 2016
A crash on Interstate 81 near Strasburg sent two people to the hospital Friday morning, according to Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler, a public information officer for the Virginia State Police.
Council announces dates for town events
November 14, 2016
MIDDLETOWN – Town Council met Tuesday night to remind residents of several important dates coming up around town.
Town dedicates veterans memorial
November 11, 2016
MIDDLETOWN – After months of hard work and fanfare, Middletown dedicated its new Veterans’ Memorial Wall on Friday to the men and women of the U.S. armed forces.
Tractor-trailer overturns on interstate on Monday
November 9, 2016
A single-vehicle crash involving a tractor-trailer sent one man to the hospital Monday night, said Sgt. F.L. “Les” Tyler, public information officer for the Virginia State Police.
Aliff, Snyder Jones, Smith hold council seats
November 8, 2016
MIDDLETOWN – Three incumbent Councilmen successfully staved off two outside candidates on Election Day.
Two challenging three incumbents in Middletown race
November 3, 2016
Middletown residents are set to take to the polls Tuesday to elect a mayor and fill three Town Council seats.