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Ramped up efforts led by the WVU Medicine hospital system to vaccinate more people throughout the Eastern Panhandle began Tuesday at  Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Access to a parking deck at the casino is allowing for drive-through vaccinations with the goal of administering 10,00…

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SHENANDOAH JUNCTION—Duffields Depot, the oldest surviving combined freight and passenger railroad station in the country on the Baltimore & Ohio line, just got a new roof and will be getting more repairs this summer after a series of sporadic attempts by the Jefferson County Historic Lan…

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BOLIVAR — A public disturbance at a Bolivar cafe has prompted at least two of Bolivar’s elected officials to call for a review and possible adjustment of the town’s primary police patrol coverage by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.

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CHARLES TOWN – Adding highway exit and entrance ramps, expanding traffic merging lanes, and building a “bridge” overpass or a traffic circle were among the possibilities brainstormed for the U.S. 340 and Augustine Avenue intersection in Charles Town.

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CHARLES TOWN —Old stately trees encourage people to come to town, as well as help define the homes near them, according to Tanner Haid, chairman of the Charles Town Tree Board. In light of that, more trees will be planted April 22 in celebration of Arbor Day and posters by fifth-grade studen…

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HARPERS FERRY – Local citizens formally weighed in Monday to overwhelmingly support an agreement to sell six municipal rights of way for $257,300 to allow the long-delayed Hill Top House Hotel redevelopment to advance as significantly envisioned a dozen years ago.