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Annual Old Town Spooktacular Returns October 29 »

Old Town Winchester invites area children and their families to visit downtown on October 29 for the annual Spooktacular on the Loudoun Street Mall. Enjoy trick-or-treating at participating businesses from…

Oct 17 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Police Investigate Burglary at Winchester Family Health Center »

The Winchester Police Department is hoping the community can help identify a suspect in connection with a burglary at a local business.  The break-in occurred around 10 p.m. on October…

Oct 4 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

FY17 street repaving to resume on September 25 »

The City’s FY17 street repaving program will resume this Sunday. Jubal Early Drive between S. Loudoun Street and Valley Avenue…

Oct 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Improving Emergency Preparedness »

In August 2015, the City held its first active shooter drill to test our level of preparedness and to evaluate…

Oct 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Community's emergency preparedness progresses with exercise »

On Saturday, September 24, over 350 personnel and volunteers participated in one of the largest multi-agency emergency preparedness exercises the…

Oct 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Annual Winchester-Frederick County Tourist Spending Increased by $3.5 million in 2015 »

According to new data released by the Virginia Tourism Corporation and U.S. Travel, the combined Winchester-Frederick County area experienced an…

Oct 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Frederick County Public Schools Participating in Speak Up 2016 »

Frederick County Public Schools is participating in the 2016 Speak Up Survey and is encouraging parents, students, educators and community members to complete the brief, anonymous survey before the December 16 deadline. The survey is available online at http://bit.ly/SU16survey or through the Speak Up Survey…

Oct 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »

Project Tomorrow Names All Four Frederick County Middle Schools Speak Up Loud and Clear Schools »

Project Tomorrow has recognized Admiral Richard E. Byrd Middle School, Frederick County Middle School, James Wood Middle School and Robert E. Aylor Middle School as Speak Up Loud and Clear Schools for their involvement in the 2015 Speak Up Research Project on Digital Learning. More…

Oct 15 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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VDOT Creates Pollinator Habitat in Clarke County »


Thousands of pollinator-friendly plants have taken root at the Route 50/17 Park & Ride in Clarke County. The Virginia Department of Transportation partnered with the…

Sep 22 2016 / No Comment / Read More »
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Obituary for Francis S. Pendleton

Francis Scolly Pendleton, 92, of Millwood, Virginia, died Monday, October 17, 2016 in the Winchester Medical Center. Mr. Pendleton was born October 23, 1923 in Millwood, Virginia, son of the late Frank Pendleton and Sara Wedlock…

Oct 21 2016 / Read More »

Obituary for Walter J. Sowell

Walter J. Sowell of Berryville, Virginia, passed away peacefully at Blue Ridge Hospice in Winchester, Virginia on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. He was born on December 26, 1923 in Moultrie, Georgia to the late Clifton and…

Oct 19 2016 / Read More »

Bluemont Summer Concert Series Features Matuto

The Bluemont Summer Concert Series continues this Friday, August 7th with a performance by Matuto. The concert will take place on the steps of the 1840 Frederick County Court House at 7:30 PM. Band Bio: Employing renowned musicians across NYC’s…

Aug 3 2015 / Read More »

National Night Out

Mark your calendars! National Night Out is Tuesday, August 4th from 6 – 9 p.m. on the Loudoun Street Mall. Come enjoy free hot dogs and soda. The event will include a live bluegrass band, child…

Aug 3 2015 / Read More »

6th Annual FOSA/NSVMGA Seed Exchange

SHENANDOAH VALLEY, VA (Jan. 11, 2016) – The 6th Annual FOSA/NSVMGA Seed Exchange will be held 10 am–2 pm on January 30, 2016. The event will be held in the Library of the Blandy Experimental Farm,…

Jan 12 2016 / Read More »

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 »
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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 »

New ApneaApp Can Detect Sleep Apnea via Smartphone

Determining whether your snoring is merely annoying, or crosses the threshold into a life-threatening problem, isn’t convenient or cheap. The gold standard for diagnosing sleep apnea — a disease which affects roughly 1 in 13 Americans…

Apr 27 2015 / Read More »

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