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CHARLES TOWN – The Charles Town Council voted unanimously Monday to ask a judge to dismiss a “blue petition” lawsuit that a citizens group filed to force the council to only approve the construction of a state-financed sewer pipeline by a super-majority.

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CHARLES TOWN – The Jackson-Perks American Legion Post 71 social hall in downtown Charles Town has reopened with a revamped canteen and a full lineup of social and dining events, reports Post Commander Tom Hansen.

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BOLIVAR—They projectile vomit. They poop and pee on their own feet. Approach them close enough, they’ll hiss loudly at you. But Katie Fallon, founder of the Avian Conservation Center of Appalachia in Morgantown, is more than charmed by vultures, those circling scavengers in the sky. She’s smitten.

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CHARLES TOWN – A fatal daylight crash on U.S. 340 at Augustine Avenue in May has prompted Charles Town officials, working with the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, to ask state highway administrators to evaluate additional safety measures for the heavily traveled crossroad.  

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Editor’s note: The Spirit interviewed Hillsboro Mayor Roger Vance about the pending shutdown of Va. 9 through Hillsboro as work is set to begin on road improvements around the town of about 200 residents. Dubbed ReThink9 by town officials, the project will result in two new roundabouts at ea…

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