MIDDLETOWN – The communities of Middletown and Stephens City, in a joint public safety hearing held Monday night, asked their town attorney J. David Griffin to draft a resolution for the respective town councils asking for a slower pace in debating whether to adopt proposed changes  in the c…

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.

MIDDLETOWN – The town’s Public Works Department has come up with repairs to a component of its wastewater treatment plant that could give town officials more time to explore options.

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

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.

MIDDLETOWN – Promotions and new titles dominated the agenda at Monday night’s Town Council meeting.

WOODSTOCK – The Shenandoah County Board of Supervisors officers remain the same for a second year despite a member’s push for a change.

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…

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.

MIDDLETOWN – Five residents who live in the area of Greenbriar Road and Third Street want the town to do something about draining issues they say threaten their homes and property.

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…

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.

Kristen Ryan, 17, left, and Lauren Seelinger, 18, right, both of Winchester, walk outside the Lord Fairfax Community College in Middletown on Monday, which was the first day of classes for the fall semester. Ryan is starting her freshman year and Seelinger is a sophomore. Rich Cooley/DailyKa…

Jeff Clemons, of Inwood, West Virginia, checks out a table of items at Fishers Hill during the Route 11 Yard Crawl on Friday morning. Clemons bought a pair of fishing rods and tackle. Rich Cooley/DailyShannon Campbell, of Strasburg, browses through a line of clothing items during the Route 1…