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FRONT ROYAL — The town is hoping to clear up its code regarding special downtown events such as festivals and related parking issues.

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FRONT ROYAL — The Town Council is attempting to make downtown parking a bit easier by moving closer to rescinding a 1993 ordinance that allows for varying time limits in different areas.

FRONT ROYAL — During their last meeting, councilmen John Connolly and Christoper Morrison bade farewell to the council with their terms near expiration at December’s end.

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FRONT ROYAL — Community members bring out the best in each other during the holiday season and the Lions Club of Front Royal and the Fraternal Order of Police of Virginia continued that tradition over weekend.

FRONT ROYAL — Town Council at its regular 7 p.m. Monday meeting will have three public hearings, all of which focus on different aspects of downtown parking.

FRONT ROYAL - Deborah Langfitt, chair of the Front Royal Planning Commission, recently resigned from the board, according to Connie Potter, planning department senior administrative assistant.

Two of three Warren County sheriff’s candidates, Mark Butler and Michael “Mickey” Licklider, are running independent campaigns while Jason Poe seeks a Warren County Republican Committee nomination.

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FRONT ROYAL – Meghan Bowers, the Humane Society of Warren County's new executive director, would like to maintain and expand the good work already underway at the shelter.

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FRONT ROYAL — Students at Skyline High School recently got the opportunity to look into their future with the Reality Store program. 

FRONT ROYAL — A group of property owners hopes to expand the marketability of their land off John Marshall Highway by adding to the list of its permissible uses.

FRONT ROYAL — Ashley Woodall remembers her son, Michael Ramey, as “a sweet child and not just in the normal little kid way” who “legitimately cared about those around him” and showed it any way he could.

FRONT ROYAL — The long dilapidated and empty Afton Inn continues a path toward rejuvenation as the Planning Commission approved an architecture’s proposed site plan.

The morning after crews repaired a major water line break on East Prospect Street in Front Royal, another break occurred on John Marshall Highway.

FRONT ROYAL – The Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail on Thursday hosted an event that put about 100 inmates in touch with organizations that can be of help to them once they are released.

The Warren Heritage Society is working on an ambitious new project — a 2019 calendar focusing on the county’s past and present — to highlight the local community.

FRONT ROYAL – The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1860 is continuing its attempts to rise from the ashes of a July 2015 fire that destroyed its facility.

FRONT ROYAL – Citizens with houses neighboring the United Parcel Service’s distribution center hope the town will deny its requested new parking lot.

FRONT ROYAL — A California company is one step closer to receiving a $17 million bond to purchase and renovate Royal Arms Apartments, a Section 8 housing complex.

FRONT ROYAL — Small, locally owned businesses were hoping to make a dent in the wallets of shoppers on Small Business Saturday before customers took to their computers on Cyber Monday. Sales in the first couple hours, however, were slow.

FRONT ROYAL – Black Friday shoppers expecting to bust doors without busting wallets were stuck with leftovers if they didn’t spend their Thanksgiving evening hitting the big-box stores.

FRONT ROYAL – The resolution laying out a timeline on how the town discovered it is owed an estimated $291,000 by the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority will be voted upon during Town Council’s Monday meeting.

FRONT ROYAL – The Department of Solid Waste hopes to replace its 17-year-old truck for $176,928, but at least one councilman has issues with the proposed purchase.

FRONT ROYAL — With the weather getting colder, the Front Royal Thermal Shelter aims to give the homeless in Warren County a warm place to rest.

David Offman, of Strasburg, delivers the mail Thursday morning during the region’s first winter storm. Rich Cooley/DailyA snowplow clears this section of Mt. Olive Road near Toms Brook on Thursday morning. Rich Cooley/DailyA snowplow driver checks his salt supply along the northbound Interst…

FRONT ROYAL – Supervisor Tom Sayre is proceeding with his civil case lawsuit against Jennifer McDonald, executive director of the Warren County-Front Royal Economic Development Authority, despite her being found not guilty in a related October case.

FRONT ROYAL – The first public mention of the Front Royal-Warren County Economic Development Authority overcharging the town nearly $300,000 was made during Tuesday’s Town Council meeting.

FRONT ROYAL – The Town Council at a Tuesday work session discussed clarifying its code relating to events and festivals that are held on Main Street and at the gazebo.

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. …

Letasha ThompsonChristopher HollowayGary GillispieHollis L. TharpeAmber Poe Morris, treasurer of the Warren County GOP, left, chats with Town Council candidate Chris Holloway, right, outside the Skyline High School polling station Tuesday morning in Front Royal. Rich Cooley/DailyFront Royal …

FRONT ROYAL – Last weekend, traffic was at a standstill from Shenandoah National Park’s entrance, down Stonewall Jackson Highway, along South Street and back nearly to Linden.

FRONT ROYAL – As Election Day nears, 6th District congressional candidate Jennifer Lewis stopped by the Warren County Democratic Committee’s Headquarters on Friday for a meet and greet with voters over coffee and donuts.

FRONT ROYAL – What started with David Downes’ frustration over difficulties in obtaining an off-street parking exemption for his Virginia Beer Museum has morphed into an effort to strip partisan politics from the Town Council election.