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.
Strasburg seeks input on ‘LOVE’ statue location
February 6, 2017
Virginia is for lovers, and the town of Strasburg is seeking public input as to where some of that love should go.
Strasburg home condemned due to ammonia; 17 animals removed
February 3, 2017
Deputies from the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call for a welfare check at a residence in the 400 block of Beeler Drive in Strasburg around 5 p.m. Thursday afternoon and upon their arrival smelled a strong odor of ammonia coming from the house, said Capt. Wes Dellinger of the Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Department.
Strasburg Rotary keeping busy with community projects
February 1, 2017
The Strasburg Rotary Club works throughout the year to provide resources to the community’s youth.
Strasburg mayor to host office hours
January 31, 2017
Come February, the mayor of Strasburg will begin offering unstructured office hours to improve communications between citizens and their town government.
State agencies pressure council to preserve Brown building
January 30, 2017
Several state government agencies have issued opinions that could reverse Strasburg Town Council’s decision to demolish the Brown building at 218 E. King St., furthering the property’s chronic state of flux since council purchased it in August.
Board urges council to rethink Brown building demolition
January 26, 2017
STRASBURG – Although Town Council voted to demolish the Brown building at its meeting earlier this month, the Architectural Review Board voted unanimously Thursday to advise council to revisit its decision.
January 25, 2017
Workers for a wrecker service work to free a stuck tractor-trailer near the intersection of Capon and Ash streets in Strasburg late Wednesday afternoon. Lt. Lonnie Conner, of the Strasburg Police Department, said the driver’s GPS sent him on a wrong turn and he was unable to turn the truck around. Nathan Budryk/Daily
Council discusses branding, boundary adjustments
January 17, 2017
STRASBURG – Town Council met for a work session Tuesday in which it heard a preliminary presentation from a branding consultant it appointed and discussed a boundary line adjustment.
Council votes to demolish Brown building
January 10, 2017
STRASBURG – Town Council voted Tuesday to demolish the Brown building at 218 E. King St. and move forward with its community park.
Council backtracks on Brown building
January 4, 2017
STRASBURG – Despite vocal citizen support, Town Council pulled out Tuesday from its tentative plan to gift the Brown building at 218 E. King St. to Lydia’s Clothing Basket, and is taking requests for proposals on the building.
Woodstock man faces domestic assault, other charges
January 4, 2017
Authorities arrested a Woodstock man on New Years Day for the violation of a protective order, the domestic assault and battery of a family member, abduction and strangulation.
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.
Sharpe Street becomes one-way road
December 28, 2016
STRASBURG — Town workers converted Sharpe Street into a one-way route going north between Queen Street and King Street on Thursday.
Christmas fire displaces family
December 27, 2016
A Christmas evening fire displaced a family on Bobcat Lane near Strasburg, said Bill Streett, operations chief for Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue.
Strasburg shed destroyed by fire
December 16, 2016
An early morning fire damaged a shed in Strasburg on Friday, said Bill Streett, operations chief for the Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue.
Power outages scheduled for Sunday evening
December 15, 2016
The Shenandoah Valley Electric Cooperative has announced a scheduled power outage will occur in Strasburg beginning at 9 p.m. Sunday.