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Winchester Man Charged with Strangulation and Attempted Sexual Assault »

On April 23, 2017 at approximately 8:10 p.m., Winchester Police Department (WPD) officers responded to the 900 block of Opequon Avenue for reports of an assault in progress. The 51-year-old…

Apr 24 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Arrest Foreign National from Jordan on Sexual Assault Charges in Winchester »

On April 14, 2017 at approximately 6:20 p.m., Winchester Police Department (WPD) officers responded to 2076 South Pleasant Valley Road for reports of a sexual assault. The victim, a female…

Apr 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Human Trafficking Working Group Conducts Operations in Winchester »

A regional work group spear headed by the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) is working to fight human trafficking in…

May 18 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Winchester Fire and Rescue responds to small chemical spill near the Old Town Splash Pad »

This morning around 8:00 am, Winchester Fire and Rescue responded to a 9-1-1 call from the City’s Facilities Maintenance Division…

May 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Third Little Free Library to be installed at Timbrook Park »

On May 18 at 2:00 pm, Winchester Parks and Recreation in partnership with Literacy Volunteers will install a Little Free…

May 8 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Old Town Farmers Market Announces Opening Day for the Third Season »

The Old Town Winchester Farmers Market at the Taylor Pavilion will open for its third season on Saturday, May 13 offering…

May 4 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Education

FCPS Receives $50,000 Grant to Support Teacher Mentor Program »

The Apple Federal Credit Union Education Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant, renewable for up to four additional years, to Frederick County Public Schools to support the school division’s Bridges to Success teacher mentor program. Bridges to Success has served approximately 500 new teachers over…

May 10 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

LEARNING BY DESIGN Names Frederick County Middle School Grand Prize Winner in 2017 Architectural Awards Showcase »

LEARNING BY DESIGN magazine has recognized Frederick County Middle School as one of three Grand Prize Award winners in its 2017 Architectural Awards Showcase. The showcase, which is detailed in LEARNING BY DESIGN’s spring 2017 issue, highlights the nation’s best education design and construction projects…

May 7 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Clarke County

Police Investigate Homicide in Bluemont Home »

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office received a call on March 27, 2017 at approximately 03:43 AM regarding an unresponsive male at a residence located in…

Mar 28 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Obituaries

Obituary for Lawrence J. Garver “Jerry”

Lawrence Jeryl Garver, 84, of Stephens City, Virginia, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017 in the Winchester Medical Center. Mr. Garver was born in 1932, son of the late Jacob Lawrence Garver and Beryl Lynn Wright Garver.…

May 24 2017 / Read More »

Obituary for Elizabeth S. Levi

Elizabeth Sorensen Levi, 85, of Charles Town, West Virginia, died Saturday, May 21, 2017 in the Berkeley Medical Center, Martinsburg, West Virginia. Mrs. Levi was born September 17, 1931 in Washington, DC, daughter of the late…

May 22 2017 / Read More »
Community

14 Graduate from Police Department’s First Teen Citizen’s Academy

On Saturday, November 12, 2016, 14 local students graduated from the Winchester Police Department’s inaugural Teen Citizen’s Academy. The class provided students with an inside look at local law enforcement operations and challenges. Students were represented…

Nov 13 2016 / Read More »

Help stuff a truck for local families in need

Winchester Fire and Rescue Department (WFRD) wants to make a difference again this holiday season and directly help the people they serve who may be in need.  Once again, WFRD has teamed up with the Winchester…

Nov 9 2016 / Read More »
Gardening

Plucking Up

The chore of thinning plants is always laced with a hint of melancholy. As the weather warms and plants emerge from the ground,  it’s a visual affirmation that winter has released its grip and that the…

May 15 2014 / Read More »

Frost Protection via Amazon.com

Changes in consumer shopping habits have forever altered the face of the retail experience. Amazon has led the way with it’s Prime subscription. With it, many items we would typically buy in brick and mortar stores can…

Apr 18 2014 / Read More »
Health & Wellness

Harrisonburg OB/GYN Releases Information on HIPAA Breach

Harrisonburg OB/GYN (the “Practice”) is providing notice of a breach of certain of its patients’ health information under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and its implementing regulations (“HIPAA”).  An ongoing investigation beginning…

Apr 5 2017 / Read More »

New Resource for Dental Crown Problems Launches

Many people have experienced the shock of having a dental crown come off in their mouth. Once the initial surprise wears off people are left scrambling for information as to what they should do. Should they save…

Dec 1 2016 / Read More »

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