WINCHESTER — At the start of the Frederick County School Board meeting Tuesday night, Superintendent David Sovine requested that the board consider voting on March 16 on whether to expand in-person learning from two to four days per week for students in grades 2-12.
WINCHESTER — One year after Winchester stopped disconnecting water and sewer service due to nonpayment of bills, City Council may start turning off the taps again.
While January was the deadliest month for the coronavirus locally and nationally, the actual number of area deaths was even higher than reported.
WINCHESTER — AIDS Response Effort (ARE) has launched a major expansion of its free testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
WINCHESTER — Next month, the Winchester School Board will consider options to expand in-person learning to four or five days per week, according to Winchester Public Schools Superintendent Jason Van Heukelum.
WINCHESTER — New unemployment claims across the region and Virginia continue to be a mixed bag, according to Virginia Employment Commission data.
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.
WINCHESTER — Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-10th, has heard lots of positive things about the COVID-19 vaccination clinic at Shenandoah University, so she went to see it in action on Tuesday morning.
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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…
WINCHESTER — A pair of local banks has joined with two other banks in the region to launch an initiative aimed at helping minority-owned businesses.
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.
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.
WINCHESTER — On Friday, Gov. Ralph Northam pushed for all school divisions in Virginia to offer some form of in-person instruction by March 15, but school divisions in Winchester, Frederick County and Clarke County are already one step ahead.
WINCHESTER — Federal CARES Act funding to help renters financially impacted by COVID-19 expired at the end of 2020, but there are other programs that could still help them stave off eviction.
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.
WINCHESTER — It has been about three weeks since K-12 school staff became eligible to receive a COVID-19 vaccination in Virginia, and the percentage of staff members in the three local school divisions who have gotten at least their first vaccine dose ranges from 40% to 65%, according to sch…
The number of local property crimes dropped last year amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to annual crime statistics.
WINCHESTER — Outside every room in the COVID-19 units at Winchester Medical Center is a door with a large window.
Vaccinations are slowly making their way around the region as Virginia anxiously waits for more, said Dr. Colin Greene, director of the Lord Fairfax Health District.
WINCHESTER — Stabbing and armed robbery suspects were among the people indicted on Tuesday by a Winchester Circuit Court grand jury.
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.
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.
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…
WINCHESTER — Tourism remained steady in the midst of a global pandemic, according to industry leaders in the region.