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NEW MARKET — The town will resume assessing late fees and disconnections on delinquent water and sewer accounts beginning in September after previously suspending such actions in the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

NEW MARKET — The Town Council appointed its newest member on Monday night when it unanimously approved Janice Hannah for a seat left vacant following May’s town election.

NEW MARKET – Town Council appointed its vice mayor and approved its meeting schedule in a special session on Thursday evening, the first meeting featuring new Mayor Larry Bompiani and new council members.

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WOODSTOCK — The Waynesboro man accused of robbing the Sonabank in New Market earlier this year pleaded guilty to the charges on Wednesday.

The Jon Henry General Store in New Market has partnered with the Virginia Fresh Match network, which will double the value of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits at the store.

Nearly a year after the New Market Town Council gave the OK for the town’s purchase of a piece of land on Ship Street to potentially serve as the site of a new water tower, the town is still waiting on state funding to get the project rolling.

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New Market Town Manager Todd Walters said Wednesday that he was knocking on wood as he stated the town had gone about two weeks without experiencing a break in one of its water lines.

NEW MARKET – Town Council members on Monday gave Town Manager Todd Walters authority to sign a contract on the town’s behalf with a prospective buyer who plans to purchase a piece of property that the town had previously acquired in an effort to rid itself of a longstanding eyesore.

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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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When Jon Henry first received an email saying his general store in New Market had been named a recipient for a nationwide grant, Henry said he almost thought it was spam. But instead, it was a notification explaining the Jon Henry General Store would be receiving $10,000 as part of Main Stre…

The town of Woodstock will be the first to open its community pool for the summer, while other towns are still making plans before committing to dates for opening pools during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The town of New Market is moving forward with a proposed budget for fiscal year 2020-21 that features some alterations brought on by the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Shenandoah County Registrar Lisa McDonald said she hopes all eligible voters will participate in Tuesday’s election and that her office is doing every thing possible to ensure safety.

New Market Mayor Douglas Bradley, who has served in that position since 2012, is stepping down from his post but isn’t quite done serving the town in which he’s lived for a decade.

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Members of the New Market Town Council on Thursday gave Town Manager Todd Walters the OK to proceed with a new contract that will continue curbside trash collection within town limits.

WOODSTOCK – A Shenandoah County Circuit Court judge denied bond for a Waynesboro man who, prosecutors say, attempted to rob a bank in New Market earlier this year.

New Market Town Council members met remotely Tuesday afternoon to discuss whether they would extend the deadlines and waive late fees for personal property tax and real estate tax bills due on June 5.

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Town governments might need to wait until May to see how the coronavirus epidemic hurts their bottom lines.

NEW MARKET - Town representatives remain opposed to an events center proposed near the corporate limits in Shenandoah County.

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NEW MARKET – Town Council members took their first stab Monday at next year’s budget that might avoid a tax increase.

WOODSTOCK — A countywide communication system breakdown has stalled several court cases, including the one for the man accused of robbing a New Market bank in January.

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NEW MARKET – Planning Commission members have been so impressed with the Community Care and Learning Center that they are attempting to refund the flourishing center’s $500 conditional use permit application fee.

WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors said on Friday that because they are having trouble getting reports from officers an animal cruelty case started in December will wait until May to move forward.

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WOODSTOCK – The Waynesboro woman suspected of participating in a bank robbery in New Market last month appeared in Shenandoah County General District Court on Friday.

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New Market leaders took action this week in the hopes the town could buy a new police vehicle.

WOODSTOCK – Police have not filed any new charges against a Waynesboro man accused of robbing a bank in New Market last month but a judge set a preliminary hearing date for him on Monday.

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The man accused of robbing Sonabank in New Market is now in custody at Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail and will appear in court on Monday.

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After two people were arrested and accused of being involved in the Sonabank robbery in New Market on Thursday, only one remains in custody.

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NEW MARKET – Town officials warned dozens of property owners last year to remove trash, vehicles and debris from their lots or face consequences.

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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WOODSTOCK—Shenandoah County sheriff’s deputies arrested two New Market residents over the weekend, charging them with several counts of animal abuse and neglect after dozens of animals were found on their property following an eviction, authorities say.

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QUICKSBURG—Donors, volunteers and baseball fans had weather on their side Saturday as they walked into a new indoor baseball and softball training facility at Stonewall Jackson High School.

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NEW MARKET – Planning Commission members agreed to move forward on establishing rules and regulations for short-term rentals in town after picking over a draft ordinance on Monday evening.