Saturday, May 08, 2021
WINCHESTER — U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., and Rep. Jennifer Wexton, D-10th, met with several local business owners Thursday evening at the Hideaway Cafe on the Loudoun Street Mall to hear how they've dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic and to discuss how they can seek financial relief from the f…
WINCHESTER — Being a teacher during the COVID-19 pandemic brought added meaning to this year’s Teacher Appreciation Week, which ended Friday.
WINCHESTER — The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan approved by the federal government in March to address the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic includes billions of dollars that Virginia and its localities can use for road improvements.
Friday, May 07, 2021
WINCHESTER — Condominiums are planned at the site of a former real estate office on the Loudoun Street Mall.
WINCHESTER — Live theater is back! Sort of.
WINCHESTER — If you have at least one child attending Winchester Public Schools, you likely may have received a white card in the mail that says “Virginia P-EBT.”
Thursday, May 06, 2021
WINCHESTER — Two suspected cocaine dealers, who police said were found with 9½ ounces of cocaine on April 29, have been arrested.
WINCHESTER — When he and his fellow officers were under fire during a deadly shooting on Nov. 11, police Sgt. Sean C. O’Connor said he relied on his training to stay cool.
WINCHESTER — Eighty percent of the 53 short-term rental properties in Winchester are operating illegally.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
WINCHESTER — When the COVID-19 pandemic first started flexing its muscles in March 2020, city officials feared there would be significant drop-offs in tax collections due to businesses being forced to close and workers being temporarily or permanently displaced from jobs.
Just over a year after the first coronavirus death in the Lord Fairfax Health District, the 14 deaths in April were the lowest monthly amount of deaths since November.
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia jointly reintroduced a bill to the Senate on Wednesday that would increase the tax credit for employers that increase spending on worker training, according to a press release.
WINCHESTER — The Shenandoah LGBTQ Center is considering an expansion to the Winchester area, and it has launched an online survey to assess the needs of the local LGBTQ community.
WINCHESTER — A pilot was injured after crash landing into a Winchester Regional Airport hangar Monday morning.
WINCHESTER — GOP delegates across Virginia will select the Republican nominees for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general on Saturday as part of a statewide Republican convention.
Monday, May 03, 2021
WINCHESTER — A pared down Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival was just the thing needed to attract one of the biggest crowds ever to its Fire Truck Rodeo and Antique Show.
WINCHESTER — The 94th Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival is a wrap.
Saturday, May 01, 2021
WINCHESTER — A global faith-based organization thinks Winchester is an ideal community for international refugees who have been driven from their own countries.
WINCHESTER — The coronavirus pandemic limited their debauchery, but attendees at the Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival’s Highway Motors-International Stag Luncheon still channeled their inner Al Bundy on Friday.
WINCHESTER — The United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley’s Valley Assistance Network has spread its wings and found a bigger nest.
Friday, April 30, 2021
WINCHESTER — The city is moving forward with plans to raise its monthly trash-collection fee, but it is now considering options that would give customers more choices into how much extra they’ll pay.
WINCHESTER — Five domestic violence suspects, a suspected child molester and an attempted kidnapping suspect were among the people indicted by a Winchester grand jury on April 20.
WINCHESTER — A fallen police officer may soon be memorialized in an area next to the building where he reported to work every day.
WINCHESTER — The newsroom staff of The Winchester Star won 13 awards in the 2020 Virginia Press Association Awards contest.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
WINCHESTER — City Council on Tuesday locked in Winchester’s real estate tax rate for fiscal year 2022 at 93 cents.
WINCHESTER — A handful of Handley High School students were determined to keep a bit of The Bloom in downtown Winchester, so they met after school on Wednesday to paint some pink, green and white blossoms on the front windows of 10 Old Town businesses.
WINCHESTER — What a difference a year makes.
Wednesday, April 28, 2021
WINCHESTER — Winchester Public Schools Superintendent Jason Van Heukelum expects 100% of the division’s students “to be fully back” to in-person learning five days per week at the start of the 2021-22 school year.
WINCHESTER — Winchester Public Schools Superintendent Jason Van Heukelum is urging City Council to provide the division with enough funding to give its school staff a 5% pay raise.
WINCHESTER — A man is accused of an attempted strong-arm robbery on Monday.