Woodstock’s Town Council continued discussions on the town’s five-year capital improvement plan at Monday’s Finance Committee meeting, during which Town Manager Aaron Grisdale and Director of Finance Amy Dill walked council members through a document that includes $16.2 million worth of proj…
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.
FRONT ROYAL — A man who attempted to light a woman on fire with alcohol while she was lying in bed was indicted by a Warren County Circuit Court grand jury last week.
This story has been changed to correct the spelling of Bill Holtzman's last name.
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.
Following a year of unprecedented changes, the Republican Party will hold an unusual “unassembled convention” Saturday at 39 polling sites throughout the commonwealth.
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.
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.
Woodstock’s Planning Commission on Monday voted in favor of the town’s five-year capital improvement plan that lays out over $16 million worth of projects through fiscal year 2026.
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.
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.
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.
A first-dose COVID-19 vaccine drive-through clinic will take place at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds in Woodstock from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday.
A man described as being passionate and humble who enjoyed the outdoors and served the Town of Woodstock for over two decades is being remembered by former coworkers and elected officials.
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.
Shenandoah County will soon add the town of Woodstock’s urban designer to its leadership staff.
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.
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.
Typically, homeless shelters are in need of food, money or resources to serve their clients, who in turn are in need themselves.
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.
Woodstock’s Economic Development Authority awarded $10,000 through the town’s facade rehabilitation grant program for work to be done at the future new law offices of attorney Brad Pollack.
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.
He’s a liberal arts U.S. history teacher who has defeated Democrats in a predominately blue voter area and has experience in state government.
WOODSTOCK – The former pastor of the Toms Brook United Methodist Church who has been accused of sexually assaulting a child under the age of 13 was released on bond from custody Thursday.
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.
A former pastor of a Toms Brook church was arrested Thursday on a sexual assault charge.
WOODSTOCK – One Shenandoah County murder case was set for trial on Thursday while another was continued due to medical reasons.
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.
Town of Woodstock staff learned recently that a pair of projects that had previously scored sufficiently for funding through the Virginia Department of Transportation’s SMART SCALE program had actually scored below the funding threshold under a revised scoring method.
Woodstock Town Council members became the latest group of local town leaders to receive an update on the Shenandoah Valley’s rails-to-trails initiative on Monday evening and gave their preliminary backing of a resolution of support for the project.
A regional law firm that has lawyers with ties to Woodstock has opened in town.
The Woodstock man accused of opening fire on several police officers will go to trial on his charges in October.
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.
Woodstock’s Town Council approved on Tuesday night an off-street parking reduction request for the property located at 107 N. Commerce St., aiding a project that aims to adaptively reuse the site for a restaurant, retail area and assembly hall.
After the death of Stanley police officer Dominic “Nick” Winum in the line of duty on Friday, area emergency responders took to social media to pay tribute.
Organizers of a farm equipment museum planned at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds seek to honor the county’s history while attracting new interest in agriculture.
It’s not even March yet but Shenandoah County Fairgrounds staff members already have Christmas on their minds.
Wayne Bock got the call Saturday that his shop, Bock's Garage, was on fire. There was little he could do about it but watch.
On a recent snowy morning, 9-year-old Brianna Marston and her grandmother, Sharon Marston, of Woodstock, called into a virtual appointment with staff from Shenandoah Memorial Hospital.
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.
Miguel Sosa, 23, saw three men enter his residence in Warrenton last year with guns, and one ended up in his face.
The Woodstock man accused of firing at police officers in August is among the February indictments handed up by a grand jury in Shenandoah County on Wednesday.
The Lord Fairfax Health District on Thursday reported three new deaths and six hospitalizations, most of them in Clarke County, which saw its deadliest day of the pandemic.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A few more inches of snow were forecast to accumulate in the region overnight, and area residents can expect melting snow and then refreezing at night this week.
WOODSTOCK — Eric Beaune said he didn’t have a hard time deciding what he wanted to do for a career.
Front Royal police have responded to seven suspected drug overdoses since Jan. 1, with four of them resulting in deaths.