Middletown mourns passing of former Mayor and volunteer firefighter

Our thoughts are with the Middletown community as Former Mayor Neil Stallings passed away over the weekend.

He served as Mayor from 1972-1976 and was a member of the Middletown Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company for over 50 years.

He was an instrumental part of the current EMS system used by the Company and was an instructor for 12 years, imparting his wisdom and technical knowledge to the next generation of first responders.

Stallings was dedicated to educating and helping young people in the community and he was able to guide numerous students in his role as a counselor at Laurel Ridge.

The official town announcement is found here.

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Town of Front Royal seeks replacement councilperson

A town of Front Royal news release announced the search for a councilperson.

Applications are being accepted by Front Royal from citizens interested in serving on the council through Apr. 21.

The seat became available due to the sudden resignation of Councilman E. Scott Lloyd who announced his resignation Mar. 28.

The term for his replacement will expire upon the oath being administered to Lloyd’s replacement from a special election to be held in Nov. 2022.

The person elected will serve the rest of Lloyd’s term which expires Dec. 31, 2024.

If you are interested in the council seat send a resume and cover letter to Mayor and Town Council 102 E. Main St. Front Royal VA. 22630 Attn. Tina L. Presley, Clerk of  Council.

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