NEW MARKET—Planning Commission members will recommend the approval of a conditional use permit to operate an insurance business out of a residential building after hearing from the public on Monday evening.
NEW MARKET—Town Council is ready to move forward with plans to build a second water tower with the goal of offering residents improved service and providing a potential marker for the rebranding of New Market.
The New Market Town Council and Planning Commission will hold a joint a public hearing this evening to consider a conditional use permit request.
NEW MARKET – Town Council members met in a closed session last week to discuss the merits of increasing Town Manager Todd Walters’ salary.
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. …
NEW MARKET — The Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation has a vision for New Market.
NEW MARKET—Packed inside the New Market Community Center, 34 employers with tables, stands, fliers and posters stood ready Tuesday to attract the best and brightest Shenandoah County has to offer. Spilling out into the hallways were four more employers, ready to greet job seekers on their wa…
NEW MARKET — Town Council members adopted an ordinance Tuesday evening that establishes a tourism zone offering tax benefits, business license reductions and reduced sewer/tap hookup fees for a wide range of businesses throughout the town.
NEW MARKET — Town Council members are excited to move forward with adopting a tourism zone blanketing the town to attract business to the area.
Monday’s Columbus Day holiday pushed regular town meetings back a day, filling calendars for this evening.
NEW MARKET – A soon-to-be water tower project got its first push Tuesday evening during a Town Council work session. Three water tower construction companies — CB&I, Mid Atlantic Storage Systems Inc. and Caldwell — broke down the water tower basics for council members, the town manager a…
The New Market Town Council is looking forward to hearing about a proposed ordinance offering tax and start-up incentives for new and existing tourism businesses. Alex Berryman, town planner and zoning administrator for New Market, proposed the idea of a tourism zone at a council meeting ear…
NEW MARKET – Town police officers have a new way of communicating with residents and business owners if an officer stops by their home or place of business. Officers can leave door hangers with information about the stop if no one is there.
NEW MARKET — New Market Town Council members handed out two conditional use permits and a letter of recommendation Monday night.
Residents should hope for the best but prepare for the worst as Hurricane Florence approaches the United States. That is the advice of area law enforcement.
NEW MARKET — The New Market Planning Commission opened the way Tuesday evening for the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation to convert a parsonage into a museum/archive center with a gift shop attached.
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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…
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…
Elizabeth Barnes, a 4th grade teacher at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Strasburg, places paperwork on the desks for new students in her classroom on Thursday. Barnes, who graduated from James Madison University in May, will start her first teaching job as Shenandoah County schools open on …
Repaving work on Interstate 81 will make next week a challenge for drivers.
A transportation coalition has called for the second round of meetings for the public to hear more about improvements to the Interstate 81 corridor.
NEW MARKET — Since 2010, Valley Health has operated a family health center and multispecialty clinic in New Market close to the New Market exit on Interstate 81.
The 14th annual Route 11 Yard Crawl, which features items for sale by residents along the 43 miles of U.S. Route 11 in Shenandoah County as well as north to Stephens City in Frederick County, is Aug. 11.
The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has received two grants totaling a combined $1 million from the National Park Service.
New Market police have arrested a man on charges of public intoxication, abduction by force and assault against a family member.
Kermit Orndorff, 64, of Strasburg, points to his house along Junction Road, which is next to Interstate 81, as Jeff Lineberry, left, transportation and land use director for the Staunton District of the Virginia Department of Transportation, looks over his shoulder during a public hearing Tu…
The Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation has announced that it is preserving a historic house and two acres of land, part of an effort to create a 1-mile historic walking trail focused on Civil War sites.
Mount Jackson police officer Keith Cowart watches the flooded Shenandoah River from the bridge at Red Banks Road in Mount Jackson on Tuesday afternoon. Rich Cooley/DailyState highway crews repair the shoulders on Route 11 at Meems Bottom Tuesday afternoon after floodwaters covered the highwa…
Keven Walker, CEO of the Shenandoah Valley Battlefields Foundation, speaks during the Women’s Memorial Society’s 151st anniversary of the Battle of New Market held Tuesday at St. Matthews Cemetery in New Market. Rich Cooley/DailyDaniel Walker, 14, a North Fork Middle School student, sings “O…
Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office deputies executed a search warrant and arrested a Page County man recently on drug charges.
A woman was killed on Interstate 81 in Shenandoah County early Saturday morning after being struck by a commercial vehicle.
New Market officials are looking for people to fill the two remaining open seats on the town’s Urban Forestry Board.
Peggy Lee Harkness, who has served on the New Market Town Council since 2012, is seeking re-election in May.
NEW MARKET – Mayor Douglas Bradley proclaimed April 2018 to be “Autism Awareness Month” following a presentation by Heather Janelle, chairwoman of the Special Education Advisory Committee.
Former Elkton Mayor Larry Bompiani has thrown his hat into May’s New Market Town Council race.
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NEW MARKET – To help pay for his armload of $300–400 full-color art textbooks back in college, Jon Henry started a produce stand with crops from his family’s farm, Jumpin Run Farm in Mount Jackson.
Severe backups plagued Interstate 81 between New Market and Mount Jackson on Tuesday afternoon when a tractor trailer collision temporarily shut down southbound traffic near mile marker 268.
New Market Town Councilman Gary Comer said Tuesday that he will not run for re-election in May. His last day in office will be June 30.
NEW MARKET – Even aside from an explosive discussion over the town buying fireworks, the Town Council had a packed agenda Tuesday evening.
NEW MARKET – Town manager Todd Walters opened discussion Tuesday with a time bomb — the only available fireworks vendor said he could supply the town’s annual Fourth of July celebration, but the town needed to make a decision by the next day.
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WOODSTOCK – A Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail inmate felt intimidated by a guard who repeatedly attempted to have intercourse with her, the criminal complaint against the guard alleges.
A former corrections officer with the Rappahannock-Shenandoah-Warren Regional Jail in Warren County was arrested and charged Friday with attempted carnal knowledge of an inmate.
New Market police arrested a man after investigating a report that he brandished a rifle at his housemate during an argument Friday.
NEW MARKET – After 25 years with the company, First Bank’s President and COO Dennis Dysart shared the three fundamental lessons he’s learned over his career on Wednesday evening.
A couple years ago, Brent Kendrick, an English professor at Lord Fairfax Community College, assigned his students to write a section of a memoir for a creative writing class. As he does occasionally, Kendrick decided that he would write the assignment, too.
Roger Allen Bruce, 66, of New Market, was shot and killed in a father-son dispute on Christmas Eve, according to a news release from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office in Maryland.