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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 »

Police Arrest Two Men Connected to Credit Card Fraud »

On April 7, 2017 at approximately 6:45 p.m., Winchester Police Department (WPD) officers responded to 1850 Apple Blossom Drive for reports of someone using a stolen credit card to buy…

Apr 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
News

FY17 street repaving program continues next week »

This week, crews resumed the City’s FY17 Street Repaving Program and completed Jefferson Street, Prince George Place, and Tennyson Avenue…

Apr 14 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Seek Tips in Armed Robbery »

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early this morning and is seeking information from…

Apr 11 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Arrest Man Dressed as ‘The Joker’ »

Around 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24, 2017, the Winchester Emergency Communications Center received several calls regarding a suspicious male…

Mar 24 2017 / 1 Comment / Read More »

Winchester 9-1-1 Dispatchers Complete Crisis Intervention Training »

Fourteen dispatchers in Winchester’s Emergency Communications Center are now certified in mental health awareness and de-escalation techniques, in an effort…

Mar 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »
Education

2017-18 Kindergarten Registration Scheduled for March 6-10 »

Frederick County Public Schools will conduct kindergarten registration for the 2017-18 school year from March 6-10 at each of the school division’s 11 elementary schools. Parents registering children to enter school for the first time in August 2017 should complete the registration process at the…

Feb 23 2017 / No Comment / Read More »

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 »
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 Philip B. Kirk

Philip Barton Kirk, 92, of Bluemont, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at his home. Mr. Kirk was born in 1924 in Middleburg, Virginia, the son of the late Norman E. and Annie Shipman Kirk.…

Apr 21 2017 / Read More »

Obituary for Kenneth L. Harper

Kenneth Leon Harper, 70, of Winchester, Virginia, died Friday, April 14, 2017 at his home. Mr. Harper was born March 23, 1947 in Washington, DC, son of the late Robert Harper and Mary Jane Shifflett Harper.…

Apr 17 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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