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WOODSTOCK — A Mount Solon man was arrested after authorities concluded that DNA evidence linked him to a break-in at an Edinburg residence in March.

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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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Woodstock’s Town Council and members of town staff held preliminary discussions on Monday evening about how the town will proceed with spending the nearly $5.5 million coming its way through the American Rescue Plan Act, which is designed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and its public health…

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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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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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WOODSTOCK — The former executive director of a local childcare facility charged in response to child abuse allegations had her trial rescheduled because of a lack of availability of a key witness for the prosecution.

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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…

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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.