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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.