Strasburg to see water and sewer costs increase, not taxes
April 19, 2017
During a preview of the draft FY 2017-2018 budget for Strasburg, Director of Finance Dottie Mullins announced that the town will not see an increase in the tax rates, but will see an increase in water and sewer costs.
Strasburg likely to renew solid waste contract
April 18, 2017
STRASBURG — During Monday’s Town Council work session, council members agreed to renew the town’s trash service contract with American Disposal Services (ADS) for another year.
Agency sees benefit to company move
April 17, 2017
WOODSTOCK – An asphalt maker could help Shenandoah County by moving into an industrial park in Strasburg.
Monday Spotlight: Race to raise awareness
April 16, 2017
STRASBURG – An 8-year-old girl with a rare blood disorder will hold a slot car race April 22 to raise awareness of her lifelong condition.
School principals move to other schools
April 14, 2017
The Shenandoah County School Board approved the administrative transfer of Strasburg High School Principal Morgan Saeler to principal at Peter Muhlenberg Middle School, effective July 1.
Council to send letter supporting USDA
April 12, 2017
Members of Strasburg Town Council voted unanimously to send a letter to Virginia representatives and the White House to show support for the United States Department of Agriculture, as the agency would lose funding for grants under President Donald Trump’s proposed federal budget.
Monday Spotlight: Dreams come true for local musician
April 9, 2017
STRASBURG – A Strasburg High School student has been accepted into the prestigious strings program at Michigan’s Interlochen Arts Academy next school year
Strasburg town manager to leave post in May
April 4, 2017
STRASBURG – Town Manager Ryan Spitzer steps down in May to take a similar job in North Carolina.
Spring planting underway
April 4, 2017
Fred Rutz, 88, of Strasburg, works the ground around this plot of potatoes he planted outside Massanutten Manor in Strasburg on Monday. Rutz, who resides at Massanutten Manor, plans to plant beans, beets, and squash later. Rich Cooley/Daily
Sandy Hook students want to hear your stories
April 3, 2017
Sandy Hook Elementary School fifth grade students want to hear local stories about growing up in the Strasburg community for a storytelling project.
Students laugh, learn with visit from author
March 28, 2017
STRASBURG – New York Times Best Selling author Eric Litwin visited Sandy Hook Elementary School on Tuesday for a day full of singing, guitar playing and reading.
Students learn to manage money during Bank Day
March 21, 2017
STRASBURG – First Bank invited area high school seniors from Shenandoah, Warren and Frederick counties to learn about the banking industry, financial services and the role banks play in their communities as part of Virginia Bankers Association’s Bank Day scholarship program on Tuesday.
Fire damages Strasburg home
March 15, 2017
STRASBURG — Fire burned a residential structure in Strasburg Wednesday morning. Crews arrived around 10:30 a.m. to see heavy flames affecting a single-story brick home at 377 Front Royal Road. Nobody was home at the time and no injuries were reported.
Sherando teacher charged with assaulting, threatening wife
March 10, 2017
WOODSTOCK – A Frederick County special education teacher accused of abusing his wife and blaming her for their child’s physical handicap was released from jail Friday.
Town pool to open for the summer
March 1, 2017
Despite uncertainty after last year’s swim season, it appears Strasburg will end up opening its town pool in some capacity, according to the town manager.
Council starts work on five-year plan
February 22, 2017
Town Council and the planning commission met Tuesday to begin the possibly nine-month process of updating the town’s comprehensive plan.
Community park progresses, Brown building debate continues
February 14, 2017
STRASBURG – Town council and citizens furthered an ongoing debate as to what will happen with the historic Brown building and how it will affect the town’s incoming community park.
Monday Spotlight: Strasburg student to attend Brown University
February 12, 2017
STRASBURG – Strasburg High School student big dreams come true after receing early acceptance to Brown University to study neuroscience.
Strasburg students learn self defense
February 10, 2017
STRASBURG – Strasburg High School Family, Career and Community Leaders of America students kicked and punched their way through attack simulations Friday, arming students with ways to defend themselves against assault.
Council maintains Brown building demolition vote
February 8, 2017
STRASBURG – Although it appears Town Council cannot legally demolish the Brown building for at least four years without going through a lengthy review process, members of the voting majority on the council have dug their heels in the sand and will not change their votes.