MIDDLETOWN — Kristen Sluss is jumping feet first into her new job managing the historic Wayside Inn in Middletown.
MIDDLETOWN — Town Council voted unanimously Monday night to increase water rates by $1.18 per 1,000 gallons.
The 2022 session of the Virginia General Assembly convenes today with lawmakers intent on passing a biennial budget and examining such issues as parental involvement in education, mental health and Interstate 81 traffic.
WOODSTOCK — The attorney for the state college board defending the name change for Lord Fairfax Community College is seeking to move the case to the Richmond area because of the name recognition of the Shenandoah County residents protesting the change.
Northern Shenandoah Valley residents will now have one voice speaking for them in Congress as the result of new redistricting maps approved by the Supreme Court of Virginia on Tuesday that redraw the boundary lines for the U.S. Congress and both house of the General Assembly.
Between a quarter to a half of Northern Shenandoah Valley residents age 5 and older has not received even one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
MIDDLETOWN — Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh IV and Middletown resident Jake Wharton, facility manager at NW Works, are seeking donated relief items to help tornado victims in Mayfield, Kentucky.
More than 600 citations were issued to commercial vehicle drivers along Interstate 81 in Virginia and Interstate 77 into North Carolina last month.
MIDDLETOWN — The grand marshal, sports marshal and special guest for the Middletown Christmas Parade on Sunday afternoon have been announced.
The town of New Market’s creative spin on its annual Christmas parade, which drew hundreds of visitors to the community park last year, is returning for an encore this weekend.
MIDDLETOWN — The Middletown government is teaming up with Wreaths Across America and Boy Scout Troop 45 on a fundraising mission to place 108 wreaths at Mt. Carmel Cemetery — one for every veteran.
WOODSTOCK — The presiding judge in Shenandoah County Circuit Court will not hear the petition challenging the decision by the State Board for Community Colleges to rename five colleges, including Lord Fairfax Community College.
WOODSTOCK — The state’s oversight board for the community college system has filed a response to the legal challenge seeking to stop the name change for Lord Fairfax Community College and several other community colleges.
MIDDLETOWN — A $7.2 million contract to build the town’s new wastewater treatment plant was unanimously awarded by Town Council to Winchester-based Lantz Construction Company on Monday night.
MIDDLETOWN — Santa Claus is coming back to town as the Middletown Christmas parade is set to return after a year off.
WOODSTOCK — A string of crashes — one involving multiple tractor-trailers — shut down Interstate 81 on Friday for hours after over an inch of rain fell in the northern Shenandoah Valley.
The area’s congressional district representation could change based on proposals presented in Richmond on Thursday.
MIDDLETOWN — A history buff, Patrick Elliot, 48, and his 10-year-old son Hayden have seen World War II reenactments in the area of Manassas, where they live.
STRASBURG – A local woman is facing several fire- and obstruction-related charges following a fire at her residence on Sunday.
MIDDLETOWN — Look out, partner. The “Wild West Express” is headed to Middletown.
WOODSTOCK — An appeal challenging the name change of Lord Fairfax Community College has been filed in Shenandoah County Circuit Court by its required deadline.
MIDDLETOWN — The town is showing off its patriotism Saturday with a series of free events that pay tribute to America’s fight for independence from the British.
MIDDLETOWN — Middletown’s 6th annual Farm to Table Dinner on Sunday afternoon raised nearly $25,000 for NW Works.
MIDDLETOWN – Being a Frederick County resident and having represented the Norfolk area in the House of Delegates, Winsome Sears says she understands rural and urban life.
STRASBURG — A boiler explosion early Friday morning blew out a wall at the Valley Milk Products plant in downtown Strasburg creating a hazardous ammonia leak.
The Virginia Department of Health is reviewing whether residents in areas experiencing substantial and high transmission rates of the novel coronavirus should consider wearing masks indoors — even if they are fully vaccinated.
MIDDLETOWN — The Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation Museum and Visitor Center is open and ready to welcome visitors to learn about the Battle of Cedar Creek.
WOODSTOCK — The civil lawsuit claiming the wrongful death of Gina Shoemaker is alive again after the Supreme Court of Virginia sent it back to Shenandoah County Circuit Court for further argument.
FRONT ROYAL — As the country emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail is moving forward with some operational changes including the return of onsite visitation.
WOODSTOCK — A second legal attempt to stop the decision to rename two Shenandoah County public schools was dismissed with prejudice Friday morning.
MIDDLETOWN — Town Council solicited feedback on a proposed historic overlay district during a Tuesday public hearing.
MIDDLETOWN — Thousands of people flocked to Middletown Sunday for the town’s Fourth of July parade that kicked off at 5 p.m. at Lord Fairfax Community College.
Years after Bertha Von Hillern had ended her career as a world-class endurance walker and hotel muralist, becoming instead a successful baker, a reporter from The Winchester Star recognized her on the street.
In addition to an increase in overall traffic volume on Virginia’s highways,14 deaths occurred over the Memorial Day weekend, according to a news release from Virginia State Police. That’s six more deaths than last year’s three day weekend.
STRASBURG — A lack of communication between jurisdictions is sometimes a complaint of government work.
Lord Fairfax Community College held its final COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Wednesday, fully vaccinating another 700 patients.
MIDDLETOWN — A sewer line on Fourth Street is so deteriorated that it sags and has cracks and pieces missing out of it, Les Morefield, Middletown’s public works superintendent, told Town Council on Monday night.
MIDDLETOWN — After deciding not to let the COVID-19 pandemic dampen her spirits, Terry Dabrowski opened her own boutique.
The town celebrated Arbor Day and paid tribute to former mayor Marshall John “Mark” Brown on Friday morning by planting a dogwood tree on Main Street near the post office.
MIDDLETOWN — Hoping to build on tradition and history, Rich and Angie Orndorff see their opportunity at taking over the Wayside Inn as a strong move.
MIDDLETOWN — Travis Ross said he has always dreamed of being an executive chef. Now, at the Wayside Inn 1797, he’s made that dream come true.
A diesel fuel leak from a tanker truck closed about 20 miles of northbound Interstate 81 between Woodstock and Middletown for a few hours on Wednesday morning.
MIDDLETOWN — Mayor Charles Harbaugh IV announced during this week's Town Council meeting that the town’s Easter Egg Hunt will take place at 11 a.m. April 3 in the town park.
One COVID-19 death in Winchester was reported Friday, the same day that the Virginia Department of Health reported across the state the fifth-highest number of new COVID-19 case, less than 50 percent of that number on Saturday, and the seventh-highest number of new cases on Sunday.
The Warren County grand jury handed up several indictments last week, including charges involving drugs, eluding and abduction.
A Middletown woman connected to a 2018 North Carolina murder case will be heading back to that state to face a violation of probation charge there.
MIDDLETOWN — Mayor Charles Harbaugh IV, who ran unopposed in Tuesday’s election, was elected to his third four-year term. He received 582 votes.
MIDDLETOWN — A 41-year-old Front Royal man has been identified as the victim of a homicide on Tuesday.
MIDDLETOWN — A homicide victim was seen on surveillance video being chased by a pickup truck before being gunned down early Tuesday morning, according to police.
MIDDLETOWN — A variety of events will be held in Middletown this weekend to commemorate the 156th Anniversary of the Battle of Cedar Creek.
MIDDLETOWN — Farming is a way of life for Billie Clifton, and she handles business the same way.