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Romance writers share passion  for publishing

WINCHESTER — There’s more to being a writer than putting words on paper, aspiring novelists learned at a romance writer’s workshop... Read More

‘Fantastic and fabulous’: Merchants offer sweet treats during Old Town event

WINCHESTER Old Town merchants and restaurateurs got creative Saturday celebrating the third annual Chocolate Escape. Four dozen businesses and 14 restaurants displayed... Read More

Deputy involved in non-fatal shooting

CLEAR BROOK — A man shot by a Frederick County deputy in the 300 block of Brown Lane on Sunday morning... Read More

Even the great outdoors needs some tidying up

Editor’s note: This story is part of an occasional series on the National Park Service, which will celebrate its 100th... Read More

Break-ins at businesses along Fairfax Pike under investigation

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a series of burglaries and larcenies that occurred between November and January in the... Read More

No serious injuries in multi-vehicle I-81 crash

WINCHESTER — Several people were taken to Winchester Medical Center following a multi-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon on southbound Interstate 81 north... Read More

Read Across America Book Blast is Feb. 19

WINCHESTER — Books, dogs, cake and Dr. Seuss hats are some of the fun that will be on hand when the... Read More

Comstock-sponsored bills target human trafficking

WASHINGTON D.C. — U.S. Rep. Barbara Comstock, R-10th, is sponsoring two bills that would combat human trafficking, particularly of children. The freshman... Read More

Courthouse gets box to collect unwanted meds

WINCHESTER — Adorning the lobby of the city’s Joint Judicial Center is a new drug collection box, allowing residents a safe... Read More

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