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Police Investigate Shooting on National Avenue »

On February 18, 2017 at approximately 9:42 p.m., officers with the Winchester Police Department responded to the 300 block of National Avenue for a report of shots fired. After securing…

Feb 20 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

New Restrictions on Pedestrians, Bikes and Slow Moving Vehicles Begin on Route 37 »

Signs are being installed announcing new travel restrictions on Route 37, also known as the Winchester Western Bypass, in Frederick County. Installation work will begin on Monday, Feb. 13, weather…

Feb 9 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
News

Sheriff Schedules Public Information Open House on Body-Worn Cameras »

On March 6, the Winchester Sheriff’s Office will hold a public information open house from 4:30-6:00 pm at the Timbrook…

Feb 17 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

City to celebrate Charles B. Rouss on February 10 »

The City will once again honor one of Winchester’s most generous citizens, Charles Broadway Rouss, on February 10 (one day…

Feb 2 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

School Lock Out Initiated Because of Threats on Social Media »

On February 1, 2017, the Winchester Police Department assisted Winchester Public Schools with a Lock Out in the district due…

Feb 1 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Warn Community of Answering “Yes” to Unsolicited Phone Calls »

The Winchester Police Department is warning residents about a new phone scam that is circulating the area. The scam asks…

Jan 30 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Education

Frederick County Public Schools Awarded Project SEARCH Grant »

The Virginia Department for Aging and Rehabilitative Services has awarded Frederick County Public Schools a Project SEARCH Grant which will cover the cost associated with starting the program locally. The grant, awarded as part of a collaborative effort between Frederick County Public Schools, Winchester City…

Feb 12 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Superintendent Presents FY18 Budget Proposal to School Board »

Frederick County Schools Superintendent David Sovine presented his FY18 budget proposal to the School Board during the Board’s meeting on February 7. The proposal totals $203.9 million and includes a request for an additional $5.7 million in local funding for the School Operating Fund as…

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

Clarke Sheriff’s Office Makes Arrest in Connection to Burglaries »

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office has made two arrests related to a burglary that occurred on October 10, 2016 in the 1900 block of Salem…

Nov 4 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
Obituaries

Obituary for Ruby D. Wesco

Ruby Delores Wesco, 84, of Summit Point, West Virginia, died Monday, February 20, 2017 in the Winchester Medical Center. Ms. Wesco was born May 28, 1932 in Summit Point, West Virginia, daughter of the late Nathan…

Feb 21 2017 / Read More »

Obituary for Hiroe H. Bowman

Hiroe Hedy Bowman, 95, of Charles Town, West Virginia, died Saturday, February 18, 2017 in a local nursing home. Mrs. Bowman was born March 20, 1921 in Japan, daughter of the late Sensuke Ohtsuka and Masano…

Feb 20 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

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 »

Electronic Cigarettes and Your Teeth – What You Should Know

E-cigs are growing in popularity and regulators are starting to take notice. As more and more people start using these products they find more questions than answers when it comes to health issues. One area, in…

Jul 12 2016 / Read More »

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