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Woodstock’s Town Council approved a rezoning request for a portion of two parcels of land totaling 9,317 square feet along South Commerce Street during a special meeting Monday night, an action that will make it easier for the owner to make improvements to the property.

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If COVID-19 virus numbers keep declining and vaccination rates keep rising, Gov. Ralph Northam said Thursday he will lift mitigation measures, capacity restrictions and social distancing requirements starting June 15.

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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.

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In addition to various walk-in vaccine sites hosted by local health departments, CVS Health is now accepting walk-in COVID-19 appointments at its pharmacy locations around the country, the company announced Wednesday.

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WOODSTOCK — Woodstock’s Town Council passed two budget amendments Tuesday night to account for the receipt of state funds for law enforcement officers and the costs associated with a water line upgrade in the vicinity of West Locust and West Court streets.

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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.

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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.

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The Woodstock Town Council will soon consider a pair of amendments to the current budget to reflect the influx of state funds for town law enforcement and the costs of an infrastructure improvement project near West Locust and West Court streets.

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The woman was called evil more than once on Monday and described as the orchestrator of a robbery attempt that began in Woodstock and resulted in the death of one person and the injury of two others in Warrenton last year.

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Woodstock has joined the growing list of localities that have passed resolutions of support for a rails-to-trails initiative that would convert an out-of-service railroad into a recreational trail stretching 50 miles through the Shenandoah Valley.

Massanutten Military Academy reached a deal this week with Widener University for a Memorandum of Understanding that establishes a formal acceptance process for MMA cadets to attend the university.

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Woodstock Town Council members got their first look at the town’s proposed budget on Monday, marking the first steps of a process that will culminate with the adoption of the fiscal year 2022 budget on June 1.

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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. 

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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.

A Woodstock man and two passengers in his car were seriously injured and a Massachusetts man died and a woman was injured following crashes on Interstate 81 in Rockingham County earlier this week.

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WOODSTOCK — On a frosty winter morning, snow still on the ground, April Moore and Katharine Layton were not afraid to plunge into the Shenandoah River in the name of fighting climate change.

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The long-delayed Sunset Crest subdivision on the northern end of Woodstock got the green light from Town Council members, who voted unanimously on Tuesday to approve the subdivision, final plat and bond amount for a project that originally began the early development stages in 2005.

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The town of Woodstock will soon operate under a new administrative head, as Aaron Grisdale has been appointed as the replacement for Town Manager Angela Clem, who is stepping down from the post she’s held for over four years to begin a new position with the city of Harrisonburg next month.