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NEW MARKET — A few months back, New Market Police Chief Chris Rinker tuned into a podcast series recently started by Shenandoah County Sheriff Timothy Carter. As a fellow law-enforcement officer, Rinker was naturally intrigued by the idea and thought to himself, “That’s a way to reach people.”

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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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Janice Hannah, running unopposed, received all 22 votes cast in Tuesday’s special town election and will serve out the final year of the term for a seat on New Market’s Town Council that she currently holds, according to unofficial results from the Virginia Department of Elections.

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The Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail still has more out-of-compliance inmates compared to what it normally has, the Personnel & Finance Committee of the Authority Board discussed at a recent meeting.

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Participants in the Shenandoah County Republican Committee’s “firehouse primary” held Saturday chose the incumbent candidates from District 1 and District 5 to represent the party in the November elections for the county Board of Supervisors seats.

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NEW MARKET – Members of the Town Council held their first budget work session for the fiscal year 2022 budget on Tuesday evening, during which Town Manager Todd Walters and New Market Treasurer Teresa Green walked council members through an initial draft of the document.

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Members of New Market’s Town Council voted at a special-called meeting on Monday night to exempt the town from a state moratorium prohibiting utility disconnections during the COVID-19 public health emergency, meaning the town will resume shutting off water service to residents with delinque…

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The Baltimore man accused of shooting a woman in Harrisonburg in December before leading several police agencies on a pursuit from there to Woodstock has been indicted by a Shenandoah County grand jury on several charges. 

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NEW MARKET – New Market Town Manager Todd Walters presented to the Planning Commission on Monday night his proposed capital improvement plan for the town over the next five years, which includes just over $4.5 million in projects in fiscal year 2022 and just over $1.8 million in 2023 as the …

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When a person has a job to do outdoors, a snowstorm tends to make that work more difficult. At least, that’s the case for Cody Taylor, 33, of Front Royal, who is a surveyor for the Fairfax County government.

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The town of New Market will begin the process of reinstating utility disconnections for delinquent water and sewer accounts as it seeks exemption from a state moratorium prohibiting localities from taking such action during the COVID-19 public health emergency.

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It was back to business as usual Thursday afternoon after winter storm Gail dropped several inches of snow throughout Warren and Shenandoah counties Wednesday.

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NEW MARKET – The town is considering a budget amendment that includes adjustments to certain revenue streams and adds new expenditures to the general and enterprise funds for the current fiscal year.

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Though Gov. Ralph Northam recently put into place stricter COVID-19 regulations that make traditional parades difficult, if not impossible, to hold this holiday season, New Market town staff think they’ve come up with a way to still provide a similar experience through a non-traditional route.

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Saturday is World Polio Day, when local Rotarians and other volunteers around the world educate on polio and celebrate the near eradication of a devastating disease that can cause paralysis and even death.

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NEW MARKET – Town leaders held preliminary discussions about how to distribute its share of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act money during a Town Council work session on Monday night, during which Town Manager Todd Walters said administrators were “struggling” to come…

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Following months of struggling to stifle recurring COVID-19 cases, the Life Care Center of New Market has been moved off the state’s list of ongoing outbreaks.

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The Lord Fairfax Health District has weathered the COVID-19 storm better than many other regions but some outbreaks are lingering despite facilities’ best efforts to squelch them.

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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.

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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.