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.
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.
WOODSTOCK — The Waynesboro man accused of robbing the Sonabank in New Market earlier this year pleaded guilty to the charges on Wednesday.
The New Market Town Council has unanimously approved the 2020-21 fiscal year budget.
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.
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.
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.
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.
New Market Councilman Larry Bompiani will be the town’s next mayor.
As expected, New Market Councilman Larry Bompiani will be the town’s next mayor.
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.
Virginia State Police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that killed a New Market man on Friday evening.
Shenandoah County residents will cast ballots in the following town elections on Tuesday:
Scott Wymer is running for another term on New Market’s Town Council.
Bob King is running for a seat on New Market’s Town Council.
New Market Town Councilman Larry Bompiani soon will be the town’s next mayor.
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.
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.
The New Market Town Council passed a pair of ordinances on Monday designed to aid residents feeling the financial strain of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.