WCPS announces summer meal program

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Warren County Public Schools in partnership with No Kid Hungry will offer free summer meals in the county June 5th through July 27th.

Daily meals will be offered Monday through Thursday with a few exceptions for holidays.

Three options are available to acquire the lunches including pick up at E Wilson Morrison Elementary School with breakfast available from 8 AM- 10 AM and Lunch from 11 AM to 1 PM.

A Sodexo Van will also bring meals to stops at Brighter Futures, Front Royal Church of Nazarene, Kendrick Lane Apartments, and Royal Hill Apartments.

Another WCPS SUV Route will travel between Skyline Middle and High Schools and Royal Arms Apartments.

Not all areas of the county qualify for the program but anyone age 1-18 in qualifying areas can receive free meals.

To see if you qualify or to recommend an area to the program call 540-631-0040 ext. 3. 

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Newtown Heritage Festival returns to Stephens City

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Newtown Heritage Festival kicked off in Stephens City yesterday with the marquis events set for today.

The Newtown Commons open at 10 am with food, craft vendors, and the Festival HQ.

History lovers should check out the Newtown History Center which will be hosting four other local museums or take a free guided trolley tour of the town.

Tickets through the HQ are free but required due to limited seating on the trolley.

Live music starts at noon with the Newtown String band and continues into the evening with Gunner Heathe, A Little Too Serious, and Dunlap & Mabe.

The festival parade starts at 2 pm and will shut down a portion of Route 11 for the duration of the event.

If heading to the festival earlier, do not park along Main Street or you will be towed before the parade.

The festivities will conclude at 9 PM with a bang thanks to a fireworks display.

For a full list of events, click here.

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