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MIDDLETOWN – The Town Council on Monday held first and second readings on an ordinance authorizing changes to regulations regarding bed and breakfasts, home occupations, travel trailers, accessory buildings and family day homes.

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Businesses based in Frederick County or Winchester will have to start applying for permits to ship a wide range of items out of the county following a declaration by a state agency of a quarantine zone to prevent the spread of an invasive insect.

A fox with rabies attacked a person in Frederick County on May 19, the Lord Fairfax Health District announced in a Friday news release.

WINCHESTER, Va. – It took only three years for the spotted lanternfly to infest all of South Korea. That same fly was found in Winchester and Frederick County in January 2018, and has already moved out of its initial 1-to-2-square-mile range to more than 16 square miles throughout the county.

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MIDDLETOWN – Another portrait of an area police officer who died in the line of duty was unveiled Wednesday during the Skyline Regional Criminal Justice Academy’s annual Law Enforcement Memorial Service.

WINCHESTER --  The threat of rain hitting the area didn’t stop attendees from having fun Saturday during the Weekend in the Park at Jim Barnett Park.

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WINCHESTER – Pie makers from around the area descended on Marker-Miller Orchards on Thursday for the annual apple pie baking contest during Apple Blossom Festival week.

Today, area law enforcement officials will be collecting old or unused prescription drugs from anyone looking to clean out their medicine cabinets.

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MIDDLETOWN - A year into her role as president of Lord Fairfax Community College, Kim Blosser was inaugurated Friday as the school's fifth president.

MIDDLETOWN — Town Council members unanimously decided Monday to seek proposals for engineering designs for a replacement wastewater treatment plant that will cost about $4.8 million.

MIDDLETOWN – Belle Grove Plantation will open its new welcome center to the public on Saturday.

Gov. Ralph Northam Thursday announced amendments to Senate Bill 1716 and House Bill 2718, legislation that would provide $151 million in dedicated funding for the Interstate 81 Corridor Improvement Plan.

FRONT ROYAL – Warren and Frederick county officials are working to resolve a boundary line issue that resulted in citizens paying taxes and voting in the wrong county for decades.

Lineman continued to work throughout the day Wednesday restoring power after freezing rain coated everything in ice, bringing down trees and power lines throughout the area.

MIDDLETOWN – Fire Chief Mark Dalton told Town Council members this week that Frederick County’s fire chief could become the leader of the county's 11 volunteer fire departments.

A virtual exchange program at Lord Fairfax Community College hosted a visit Monday from the assistant secretary of state for educational and cultural affairs.

Local teachers joined in the statewide march on Richmond Monday to demand for funding for education from the General Assembly.

Sen. Mark Obenshain, R-Harrisonburg, along with Sen. Bill Carrico R-Grayson, introduced a bill Wednesday that spelled out funding options for a massive Interstate 81 corridor improvements project.

A poll paid for by the Virginia Transportation Construction Alliance (VTCA) and conducted by Public Opinion Strategies found strong support for proposed improvements to Interstate 81.

Gov. Ralph Northam on Tuesday announced in a statement from his office that his upcoming proposed budget will include $268.7 million in new money for Virginia’s K-12 education system.

The National Weather Service is urging area drivers to drive with caution Thursday morning as an impending storm ushers in the winter season.

Doug Baker, superintendent of the Virginia Department of Transportation’s Berryville headquarters, stands in front of this 1966 Oshkosh snowblower outside the Stephens City VDOT headquarters on Tuesday. VDOT was showing off its fleet of vehicles during an annual winter snow news conference. …

Shannon Saville, 35, of Berryville, makes Lactaid boxes for Costco and Sam’s Club at the NW Works facility in Winchester on Friday. Saville is one of several participants enrolled in a new seven-week manufacturing technology program. Rich Cooley/DailyNichole Tichy, left, director of developm…

The Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation has pushed back against accusations by two former board members that the board has not taken safety concerns seriously enough in its handling of the 154th anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek.

The need has not stopped. Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas on Sept. 14, devastating the coast. Floodwaters took their toll on North Carolina first before moving into South Carolina, said Strasburg farmer Jeff Taylor.

MIDDLETOWN – Town residents who live along Greenbriar Road and Third Street were back before city officials Monday night to complain about a culvert that drains stormwater from Main Street onto their properties.

Regional authorities seized drugs worth more than $100,000 and arrested suspects on dozens of charges last week.

Southbound Interstate 81 traffic moves past the 298-mile marker at Strasburg on Wednesday evening. Proposals for improvements to the interstate were discussed at a public meeting Wednesday at Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown. Rich Cooley/DailyJohn Good Jr., a Frederick County res…

A 28-year-old Frederick County man died early Thursday morning after being ejected from a motorcycle he was driving while under the influence of alcohol, according to Sgt. F. “Les” Tyler of the state police.

Another meeting for the public to hear more on improvements to the Interstate 81 corridor will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. today at Lord Fairfax Community College.