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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Several of the area’s localities have canceled their Fourth of July celebrations and festivities this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, while others plan to hold Independence Day events either as scheduled or at a later date.

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A search warrant unsealed Tuesday about a year after it was executed reveals that the FBI sought phone records of a disgruntled former re-enactor and Cedar Creek Battlefield Foundation volunteer as part of its investigation into threats and a pipe bomb found during the Cedar Creek Civil War …

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Middletown Mayor Charles Harbaugh joined other mayors at the White House on Friday and spoke with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson about affordable housing as part of the last day of the U.S. Conference of Mayors' annual winter meeting.

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MIDDLETOWN - Lord Fairfax Community College hosted technologist Gary McGraw on Wednesday night. He spoke of the cutting edge work being done at the Berryville Institute of Machine Learning, which he co-founded a year ago.

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MIDDLETOWN – Councilwoman Carole Snyder Jones has resigned from the Town Council after serving for eight years on it.

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The Western Virginia Continuum of Care is planning its annual Point-in-Time homeless count for Jan. 22 and accepting Letter of Intent applications from eligible agencies operating within the CoC’s geographic region.

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STEPHENS CITY – Town council members and administrators from Middletown and Stephen City met with Frederick County officials Monday night to discuss continued work on an agreement to consolidate fire and rescue services.