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STRASBURG — Strasburg has a problem with speeders zipping through town, so Police Chief Wayne Sager and Mayor Brandy Boise have solicited the community’s help in search of a solution.

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As of July 1, Virginia became the first Southern state to decriminalize the possession of marijuana. But the new law is a bit confusing, and local law enforcement says it takes a clear head to understand what is and isn’t allowed.

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Following the 2020 deaths of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor at the hands of police, protesters across the country took to the streets demanding that police work be done differently.

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A yard sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 528 E. King St. in Strasburg will raise money for Lydia’s Clothes Closet, which closed during the COVID-19 pandemic and now needs funds to keep providing help to the community through its all-volunteer thrift store.

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STRASBURG – The town Planning Commission deferred action on the adoption of the newly proposed short-term rental ordinance and recommended a special use to allow a truck repair business in the business park.

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WOODSTOCK — A man accused of sexually assaulting a woman was among the defendants in 20 indictments handed up by a Shenandoah County Circuit Court grand jury last week.

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STRASBURG - Without a quorum, the Strasburg Recreation, Parks and Trails Committee discussed but took no action on ways to pay for lights and other amenities for the park with the town's share of funds from the federal American Rescue Plan Act.

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Years after Bertha Von Hillern had ended her career as a world-class endurance walker and hotel muralist, becoming instead a successful baker, a reporter from The Winchester Star recognized her on the street.

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The town of Strasburg will receive about $3.46 million as part of the first round of disbursements from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act approved by Congress and signed by President Biden earlier this year.

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In 1969, Marquetta Mitchell had recently graduated from Strasburg High School and took a Greyhound bus to visit her family in Tennessee between Memorial Day and Independence Day.

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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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STRASBURG — The Town of Strasburg will no longer offer public meetings over Zoom starting June 8 as announced at a work session Tuesday night.

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STRASBURG - The Strasburg Architectural Review Board Thursday night deferred making a decision on allowing the roof to be changed at Tight’n Up Gym on East King Street.

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A proposed ordinance creating requirements for short-term rental properties in town was discussed by potential hosts and the business community during a meeting with the Town of Strasburg on Wednesday night.

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Following a year of unprecedented changes, the Republican Party will hold an unusual “unassembled convention” Saturday at 39 polling sites throughout the commonwealth.