Woodstock is seeking to move forward with the purchase of two new dump trucks to address what Town Manager Angela Clem called an “immediate need” following the recent losses of two such vehicles necessary to the town’s day-to-day operations.
Woodstock’s facade rehabilitation grant remains a popular program, and the town’s Economic Development Authority approved two more applications on Tuesday night totaling nearly $7,000.
WOODSTOCK — Members of Central’s FFA program gathered at the high school on Tuesday morning to package nearly 500 meals to be distributed throughout the local community.
The Shenandoah County Sheriff’s Office has charged a Woodstock man with child pornography and solicitation.
WOODSTOCK — Speakers offered heartfelt expressions of gratitude and recognized local military veterans for their service during a ceremony on Wednesday morning.
A woman arrested in connection with alleged child abuse at a Woodstock day care facility will have her case heard in Shenandoah County Circuit Court in January.
A Timberville woman accused of taking pills from a medical facility and giving patients more medicine than they were prescribed will be in court again in two weeks.
Woodstock Town Council members voted unanimously Wednesday in favor of a budget amendment reflecting the nearly $370,000 the town received in federal coronavirus relief funds.
Election Day is a family affair for George Rathore and his family.
Woodstock is considering a change to the town code that would loosen the restrictions on establishing residential units on smaller lots located in the central business zoning district.
Woodstock’s Economic Development Authority approved a pair of facade rehabilitation grant applications totaling nearly $17,000 to assist two Main Street projects on Tuesday.
Woodstock’s Planning Commission backed another extension request Monday that would again push back the deadline for final plat approval of a long-delayed plan for a new subdivision on the southeastern side of town.
Woodstock leaders are exploring an urban archery program that would allow bow hunting to take place within town limits.
Woodstock Town Council members gave their initial nod of approval for a budget amendment associated with the town’s share of nearly $370,000 in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds during a Finance Committee meeting on Tuesday evening.
In 2019, Central High School student Cheyenne Estep was inspired to start a $1,000 scholarship for a graduating senior.
Two Shenandoah County residents were sentenced last week in U.S. District Court in Harrisonburg, the U.S. Department of Justice announced in a Tuesday news release.
WOODSTOCK – When it was first announced in July that the Shenandoah County Public Schools division was going to be using a hybrid model for the reopening of schools, Pastor George Bowers Sr. wanted to do something for his church and the community. So he decided to help out parents by allowin…
A Woodstock man and three acquaintances each face up to life in prison for their roles in a botched robbery attempt and murder of Fabian Sosa in Warrenton in January.
The Woodstock Town Council on Tuesday committed to making the town a sanctuary for the native honey bee population.
Area law enforcement will be hosting National Night Out events on Tuesday to encourage communication between police and the communities they serve.
Woodstock officials provided an update on the town’s Bicycle and Pedestrian Trail master plan this week, telling the Park Commission that they’re eager to get rolling on the ambitious alternative transportation project that Town Council greenlighted over a year ago.
The Woodstock Planning Commission gave its approval of a pair of special-use permits on Monday night.
Volunteers with local Democratic and Republican parties are reminding the public to vote on Nov. 3 or in the weeks leading up to the election.
An upcoming online auction will help the Friends of the North Fork provide conservation and education programs around the area.
Firefighters put out a fire engulfing a house on Back Road west of Woodstock early Sunday morning, rescuing four dogs in the process.
Flu vaccines are more important than ever this year, and area medical experts are recommending vigilance to help residents stay healthy.
WOODSTOCK — Passion for child care and making a positive impact on families within the community are core values that Eric and Sharla Boatright say they live by.
WINCHESTER — Although contract negotiations between the Valley Health System and Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield are ongoing, Valley Health officials say the two sides are at an impasse.
Woodstock’s Town Council gave administrators the greenlight to make changes to the town’s water and sewer system development charge policy and gave its unanimous approval of a distance-learning stipend for town employees with school-aged children on Tuesday night.
WOODSTOCK — The Shenandoah County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association is looking for volunteers and donations to help in their continued community support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Woodstock administrators and Town Council members on Wednesday discussed potential uses of the town’s $280,000 share of Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funds, including one avenue that would provide town employees with school-aged children a monthly stipend to help …
Woodstock will soon resume levying water and sewer disconnections against customers with delinquent utility accounts after previously halting cut-offs during the first months of the COVID-19 pandemic.
WOODSTOCK – Sen. Mark Warner stopped by the Woodstock Brew House on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the COVID-19 pandemic with Shenandoah County business leaders and local Democrats.
Police responded to reports of a fight at a Back Road residence just west of Woodstock on Thursday evening and wound up in a firefight of their own.
Dail Douglas “Doug” Ritenour Sr. will be remembered for his wonderful attitude.
Woodstock’s Town Council approved a special-use permit for Woodstock Lofts LLC on Tuesday evening, giving the green light to Echelon Resources Inc. to repurpose the town’s old school as an apartment building.
The Woodstock Planning Commission on Monday gave its nod of approval and recommended to Town Council a special-use permit that would allow a firm to transform the town’s old school building into residential apartments.
This year’s Route 11 Yard Crawl has been canceled, the Shenandoah County Chamber of Commerce has announced.
WOODSTOCK — Valerie Patton described an animal rescue as a “very dedicated group of individuals whose mission is to save and protect animals and to educate the community.”
Harness racing will take place in Woodstock this fall, with precautions taken to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
This year’s Shenandoah County Fair has been canceled, the fair association board announced on Thursday.
Children interested in participating in 4-H this summer can attend day camps from home using activity boxes and logging in to Zoom chats with camp counselors.
WOODSTOCK — The fifth defendant in a case out of Edinburg appeared in Shenandoah County General District Court on Tuesday for a bond hearing.
WOODSTOCK — Following the arrest of a local pastor on a charge of brandishing a weapon, Judge Amy Tisinger on Friday approved a motion of nolle prosequi from the Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office not to prosecute.
A criminal charge against Pastor Leon McCray Sr., of Woodstock, has not been dropped, his attorney Chris Kowalczuk said late on Wednesday.
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.
On Monday, hundreds of free COVID-19 tests were administered at the Shenandoah County Fairgrounds by the Lord Fairfax Health District of the Virginia Department of Health.
WOODSTOCK — Dozens of area residents stood outside the Historic Courthouse on Saturday to protest racism and support equal rights under the law.
WOODSTOCK — As residents continue to support local business through COVID-19, staff members at Shaffer’s Catering in Woodstock said they’ve realized how important they are to some folks in the community.
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.
Several local law enforcement leaders condemned the actions of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin during the arrest of George Floyd last week that ultimately ended in Floyd’s death and sparked nationwide demonstrations protesting police brutality against African Americans.