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Ban on elective surgeries extended one more week


Ban on elective surgeries extended one more week

Gov. Northam has extended the ban on elective surgeries for one more week, now lasting until May 1. This has been done to ensure that frontline […]

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DMV closure extended to at least May 11


DMV closure extended to at least May 11

As per Gov. Northam’s orders, all 75 DMV customer service centers, DMV 2 Go, DMV Connect and all 13 weigh stations will remain closed to the public […]

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clarke county high-risk insurance

no responses. April 23, 2020 Jacob Schuster

Clarke County sets high-risk insurance for firefighters as a priority


Clarke County sets high-risk insurance for firefighters as a priority

The Clarke County Board of Supervisors is hoping to establish high-risk insurance for paid firefighters and medics. The high-risk insurance would allow older firefighters and medics, […]

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United Way adds matching funds of $50,000 to relief fund


United Way adds matching funds of $50,000 to relief fund

United Way of Northern Shenandoah Valley’s COVID-19 Relief Fund has already raised $102,745, around half of which was a matching fund of $50,000. United Way’s board […]

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working cat project

no responses. April 21, 2020 Jacob Schuster

SPCA hosting virtual dog-walking challenge


SPCA hosting virtual dog-walking challenge

The SPCA of Winchester, Frederick, and Clarke Counties will be hosting a Virtual Canine Quarantine Outdoor Challenge. The event is an opportunity for pet owners to take […]

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Virtual job fair to connect employers and job seekers


Virtual job fair to connect employers and job seekers

The Top of Virginia Regional Chamber is connecting job seekers with employers via a virtual job fair. The event will feature “break out rooms” of many […]

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Architectural Review Board

no responses. April 21, 2020 Jacob Schuster

Town of Berryville relaxes payment penalties and interest


Town of Berryville relaxes payment penalties and interest

As non-essential businesses remain closed and people remain out of work, the Town of Berryville is alleviating financial strains on its residents. On April 14, the Berryville […]

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garden center business blooming

no responses. April 20, 2020 Jacob Schuster

Garden center business blooming as home gardening picks up


Garden center business blooming as home gardening picks up

With everyone stuck at home, many people are taking up gardening as a new hobby. Gardening offers a way to relax and enjoy the outdoors, as […]

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crime rate decreased due to covid

no responses. April 20, 2020 Jacob Schuster

Crime rates decrease due to COVID-19


Crime rates decrease due to COVID-19

With most public activities shut down due to the pandemic, crime rates have quickly dropped. The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office, for example, made 300 arrests in […]

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Tips for Maintaining Mental Health During a Pandemic


Tips for Maintaining Mental Health During a Pandemic

On a recent episode (4/16/20) of The Valley Today, host Janet Michael had a conversation with Laura Walls, a Licensed Professional Counselor with Shenandoah Memorial Hospital’s […]

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Answers to Questions About the Economic Impact Payments


Answers to Questions About the Economic Impact Payments

On a recent episode (4/17/20) of The Valley Today, host Janet Michael spoke with Karen Poff, Senior Extension Agent – Family & Consumer Sciences Management, Housing […]

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Homeownership Program application

no responses. April 17, 2020 News_one

Habitat extends homeownership application deadline


Habitat extends homeownership application deadline

Blue Ridge Habitat for Humanity extended the application deadline for its Homeownership Program in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Until April 30, the organization will be […]

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