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While January was the deadliest month for the coronavirus locally and nationally, the actual number of area deaths was even higher than reported.

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WINCHESTER — AIDS Response Effort (ARE) has launched a major expansion of its free testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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WINCHESTER — Winchester Sheriff’s Office deputies will drive nurses to the homes of up to 20 homebound elderly people to vaccinate them against the coronavirus on March 8 and April 5.

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WINCHESTER — Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-10th, last week co-introduced legislation that would allow craft breweries, wineries, distilleries, and other small beverage producers that depend on in-person sales in taprooms and tasting rooms to be eligible for a larger maximum loan amount in the Seco…

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WINCHESTER — New unemployment claims across the region and Virginia are starting to trend down, according to Virginia Employment Commission data.

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WINCHESTER — Though new unemployment claims across Virginia remain elevated, the Northern Shenandoah Valley’s most recent data from the Virginia Employment Commission is a mixed bag of single-digit changes from the previous week.

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WINCHESTER — Over the past year as the community has grappled with the COVID-19 pandemic, Bright Futures-Winchester/Frederick County has seen a 37% increase in students who are in need of free meals on weekends.

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WINCHESTER — The city’s Economic Development Department and Lord Fairfax Community College’s Small Business Development Center told area employers on Thursday that Virginia’s temporary COVID-19 safety regulations are now permanent workplace standards.

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With 60 deaths in 31 days, January was the deadliest month for the coronavirus pandemic in the Lord Fairfax Health District, mirroring the national trend.

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WINCHESTER — The lack of post-holiday spending and the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have left some small business owners digging into their own pockets to keep their shops running.

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The number of local property crimes dropped last year amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to annual crime statistics.

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WINCHESTER — Stabbing and armed robbery suspects were among the people indicted on Tuesday by a Winchester Circuit Court grand jury.

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WINCHESTER — On Dec. 31, the United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley's Valley Assistance Network completed the three-and-a-half-month distribution of federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act funding to local residents.

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WINCHESTER — A hearing on scheduling homicide suspect Edward Nathaniel Bell Jr.’s trial in Winchester Circuit Court on Friday previewed what jury trials may look like during the coronavirus pandemic.

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WINCHESTER — Nearly 300 households in Winchester and Frederick County avoided evictions and foreclosures, and more than 500 past-due utility accounts were made current, thanks to the United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley‘s recent distribution of $655,000 in federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief…