College celebrates Global Awareness Day

Motoko Tichi, a Lord Fairfax Community College student,  gives an origami demonstration during Global Awareness Day at the college in Middletown on Wednesday.   Rich Cooley/Daily

March 22, 2017

MIDDLETOWN – Lord Fairfax Community College celebrated Global Awareness Day Wednesday with presentations, food tastings, live music and raffles.

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

Del. Chris Collins, R-Winchester, speaks to about 50 citizens who attended his town hall meeting on Saturday at Lord Fairfax Community College. Jake Zuckerman/Daily

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

Middletown officials are moving to  this vacant building at 7735 Main Street while crews work to correct a mold problem at the town hall. The town will pay $1,375 for a 30-day lease and can purchase the building for $219,000.  Rich Cooley/Daily

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.

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.

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.

Town dedicates veterans memorial

A member of the Virginia Honor Guard hands the Virginia flag to Jimmy Haskins, left, to raise at Middletown's new Veterans' Memorial Wall on Friday.  Jake Zuckerman/Daily

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.

Council, Gingerwolf Distillery spar over contract

October 19, 2016

MIDDLETOWN – The Middletown Town Council met Tuesday night to hone a public improvements agreement with the Gingerwolf Distillery, leading to a decision to close the sidewalk in front of the establishment.