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Surgical robot to boost healing, make procedures less invasive

WINCHESTER — Valley Health unveiled its new $2 million robot Wednesday at the Winchester Medical Center’s South Tower Lobby, to demonstrate how the machine could be used to perform minimally invasive surgeries. Read More

Winchester Rescue Mission nearly at capacity

WINCHESTER — There’s no mistaking the passion in Brandan Thomas’ voice when talking about helping people less fortunate than himself. Read More

Strumming teacher seeks to brighten mornings

WINCHESTER — As students roll into Quarles Elementary School each morning, teacher Seth Stahler wants to make sure that every child enters the building with a smile on their face. Read More

Frederick votes to discontinue development model

WINCHESTER — The Frederick County Board of Supervisors unanimously voted Wednesday evening to discontinue its development impact model for residential development in order to avoid potential legal trouble that could arise due to the passage of Senate Bill 549. Read More

Students consider future

WINCHESTER — Pens that allow artists to draw in the air and create a three-dimensional sculpture; an electronic device that replaces car, house and office keys; personal drones that allow people to take aerial selfies. Read More

MSV business forum features U.Va. professor

WINCHESTER — There’s "great hope" for economic growth in the U.S., University of Virginia economics professor and financial author Edwin Burton said Wednesday during the eighth annual Museum of the Shenandoah Valley Business Forum Luncheon. Read More

Suspicious package shuts down section of West Jubal Early Drive

WINCHESTER — A section of West Jubal Early Drive was shut down for several hours Tuesday night as authorities investigated a suspicious package, city police said. Read More

Case of alleged drug paraphernalia, suspected cocaine to go to grand jury

WINCHESTER — The case of a Frederick County man allegedly found with drug paraphernalia and 36 bags of suspected cocaine will go before a grand jury. Read More

City police searching for man possibly connected to two area burglaries

WINCHESTER — City police are searching for a man they believe may be connected to two area home burglaries overnight Monday. Read More

Former chairman questions finances in committee’s report

WINCHESTER — Former Frederick County Republican Committee Chairman Andy Robbins disputes how the committee’s finances were reviewed and the categorization that there are discrepancies between bank balances and state reports. Read More

Planning Commission denies two amendment recommendations

BERRYVILLE — The Berryville Planning Commission on Tuesday denied for recommendation two proposed text amendments that now go to Town Council to discuss at its Oct. 11 meeting. Read More