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.
Following an evening storm on Monday that left at least 3,670 local customers without power, electricity had been largely restored as of Tuesday, officials said.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
About 1,700 voters in Warren and Shenandoah counties participated in the Democratic primary on Tuesday.
The Town of Strasburg had some visitors Sunday that hail from its “sister city,” which is an eight-hour flight across the Atlantic.
A 33-year-old Strasburg motorcyclist was killed Sunday morning on Va. 55 (Strasburg Road) after he collided with a car driven by a Front Royal man charged with driving under the influence of drugs, according to the Virginia State Police.
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.
STRASBURG — The Town of Strasburg will no longer offer public meetings over Zoom starting June 8 as announced at a work session Tuesday night.
STRASBURG — The Strasburg Town Council received a presentation on Shenandoah County’s economic development efforts Tuesday night.
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.
STRASBURG — A lack of communication between jurisdictions is sometimes a complaint of government work.
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer, and area communities are ready to go swimming.
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.
The second of two Strasburg meetings on an ordinance for short-term rentals was held Wednesday night with information focusing a bit more on data about the property type.
STRASBURG — The Strasburg Town Council is expected to vote on an occupancy agreement for the fire station at its meeting next month.
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.
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.
The Strasburg Town Council approved its 2021-2022 budget and made Juneteenth a holiday at its meeting Tuesday night, but denied a special permit for a storage facility at the business and industrial park.
This story has been changed to correct the spelling of Bill Holtzman's last name.
A 14-year-old girl reported missing from Strasburg on Tuesday morning was found OK at a friend's house later that day.
Following a year of unprecedented changes, the Republican Party will hold an unusual “unassembled convention” Saturday at 39 polling sites throughout the commonwealth.
The Town of Strasburg budget proposal for next year that includes an increase in sewer and trash fees will be voted on next week as will a special permit for a storage facility within the North Shenandoah Industrial and Business Park.
The Shenandoah County Fire and Rescue Department responded to a fire in Fort Valley, rescued three adults in an off-roading incident and treated two mountain bikers for injuries on Sunday.
STRASBURG — Being a family doctor is about more than medicine, said Dr. Thomas Holthus. It’s about family.
The Strasburg Public Safety and Ordinance Committee recommended reallocating $36,181 for the construction of a fence for the parking lot at Town Hall.
STRASBURG – The Strasburg Planning Commission approved a special use permit for a self-storage facility to be built at the industrial park along Borden Mowery Drive on Tuesday night.
The Strasburg Recreation, Parks and Trails committee decided Monday night not to change the hours of when the park closes.
An update on ordinance changes and the Fort Hill water tank repainting project were discussed at Thursday's Architectural Review Board meeting in Strasburg.
While police around the nation are grappling with how to do their jobs in the wake of interactions that have resulted in deaths and demonstrators taking to the streets, a group of Shenandoah University students has been studying the impact of community policing by focusing on the Town of Strasburg.
The Town of Strasburg will hold a public hearing on the proposed fiscal year 2022 budget at a work session at 7 p.m. May 3.
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.
The Town of Strasburg’s sewer fund deficit took up a majority of the discussion during Thursday night’s Finance and Personnel committee meeting and was continued to the council’s work session today.
The Strasburg Town Council on Tuesday night appointed Public Works Director Jay McKinley as the temporary town manager effective May 3.
A Pennsylvania man has been arrested following a multi-state investigation that involved the Drug Enforcement Administration and the seizure of about 1 1/2 pounds of methamphetamine.
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.
New details of the officer-involved shooting in Front Royal last month were shared in court Tuesday during a bond request that was denied for one of the suspects and an extradition hearing for another facing a murder charge in Maryland.
The Strasburg Town Council discussed the town’s capital improvement plan for the next fiscal year during a work session on Monday night.
Strasburg Town Manager Wyatt Pearson is heading to Frederick County to become the planning and development director there.
No tax increase was included in the Town of Strasburg’s 2021-22 budget proposal that was presented to the Finance & Personnel Committee in a meeting on Tuesday night.
The Maryland suspect in the officer-involved shooting earlier this month in Front Royal who gave a second identity to law enforcement when he was arrested is now facing fraud charges.
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.
Strasburg's Recreation, Parks and Trails Committee has decided to ban grilling by the river in the town park.
The Strasburg Town Council heard two presentations Monday night at its regular Town Council meeting on people who aren’t poor but need some help, and the town’s demographic profile.
STRASBURG — Bill Watson at one point was taking care of about 70 stray cats. People from the neighborhood, he said, would bring them to him, and he would help get them spayed and neutered.