NEW MARKET – The Town Council has appointed a former member to fill a vacant seat until a permanent council member can be elected in November.
NEW MARKET – Town police officers will receive a one-time bonus with funds provided to New Market through a state budget bill that was passed last year.
WOODSTOCK — Some people have jobs, but they need a bit of help to pay their rent, car repairs and medical bills.
WOODSTOCK — Arguments will be heard next month on the second petition challenging the renaming of two Shenandoah County schools.
ORKNEY SPRINGS — At first, there was some trepidation among the campers.
About 1,700 voters in Warren and Shenandoah counties participated in the Democratic primary on Tuesday.
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.”
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.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and area communities are ready to go swimming.
NEW MARKET — Members of the Town Council voted unanimously to approve a fiscal year 2022 budget totaling $8.6 million at a special meeting on Monday evening.
WOODSTOCK — The Baltimore man accused of murdering his girlfriend in Harrisonburg, shooting at a law enforcement vehicle and leading several agencies on a pursuit that ended in Woodstock in December had his Shenandoah County charges pushed back to July on Friday.
WOODSTOCK — An Edinburg man was indicted by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury on May 12 in connection to a shots fired incident in Strasburg last year.
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.
There is only one election being held in Shenandoah County next week, but voters can get their votes in before the election.
Janice Hannah will run unopposed next week in a special election for the remaining year of the term for the New Market Town Council seat that she currently holds.
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.
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.
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.
NEW MARKET – Town Council approved a budget amendment in the amount of $75,000 in the water/sewer fund to address what Town Manager Todd Walters told council members on Monday were urgent infrastructure problems that need correcting.
WOODSTOCK – A Mount Jackson woman accused of assaulting a child was among several grand jury indictments handed up by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury last week.
No deaths were reported in the Lord Fairfax Health District over the weekend as Frederick County saw the largest increase in new cases within it.
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…
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.
The New Market Town Council voted unanimously on Monday night to approve Town Manager Todd Walters’ capital improvement plan that will serve as the town’s road map for various projects over the next five years.
A Conicville fire engine overturned onto its side as it was responding to one of several fires in Shenandoah County over a windy weekend.
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.
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 …
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.
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.
Members of New Market’s Town Council met for the first time in the new calendar year on Tuesday evening and appointed a new member to the town’s Planning Commission in its first official action of 2021.
A Shenandoah County grand jury indicted the following last week:
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 New Market Town Council approved changes to the current budget, some of which show COVID-19’s effect on revenues.
It was back to business as usual Thursday afternoon after winter storm Gail dropped several inches of snow throughout Warren and Shenandoah counties Wednesday.
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.
A shooting suspect who was chased by police from Harrisonburg north into Shenandoah County was apprehended in Woodstock on Thursday morning.
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.
NEW MARKET -- Town Council members voted unanimously to approve an out-of-town water connection to a residential property that lies just beyond the county line in neighboring Rockingham County.
Election Day is a family affair for George Rathore and his family.
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.
NEW MARKET - Town Council members on Monday approved changes to New Market’s personnel manual and a pair of policies and procedures required for the town to receive federal funding.
Area law enforcement will be hosting National Night Out events on Tuesday to encourage communication between police and the communities they serve.
NEW MARKET -- A yearlong project has produced a new brand identity for the town.
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…
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.
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.
WOODSTOCK – A Waynesboro man will stay in jail through the end of the year after robbing a bank in New Market in January.
New Market’s Independence Day celebration that was initially postponed to September due to the COVID-19 pandemic has now been canceled.
This year’s Route 11 Yard Crawl has been canceled, the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce has announced.
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.