At 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 7 in Charles Town, officials from the Maryland Department of Transportation will hold a public hearing on the future of the MARC train in West Virginia.
On July 18, the Jefferson County Commission approved a broadband planning team. The team will use a grant totaling $75,000 to study how to improve broadband service in Jefferson County.
Many of the angry citizens fighting the stonewool insulation factory under construction in a former orchard on the outskirts of Ranson see themselves as warriors in a moral cause. They are standing between innocent children and an industrial project that would ruin their health, upend their lives.
If there were any doubt that the lawyer for the City… Read more
That’s some magic show going on in Harpers Ferry rig… Read more
SWaN plans to rebuild the Hill Top House Hotel into a world-class destination that will stand for future generations as part of the rich history and legacy of Harpers Ferry. Beyond being a hotel, it will become an economic engine that will generate funds to preserve the town for at least the…
Opponents of the plan to redevelop the Hill Top House Hotel in Harpers Ferry say they don’t want to see access to the Potomac River overlook restricted by the project’s developer, SWaN Investors of Leesburg, Va. They call the privately owned bluff at the eastern edge end of East Ridge Street…
I grew up in lower town Harpers Ferry, my dad was th… Read more
In August, the Jefferson County Board of Education a… Read more
Jefferson County’s tourism business is booming. We lead the state in tourism dollars and taxes. We have been blessed with natural gifts that are renowned worldwide and we welcome over a million visitors every year. The clear view of the Blue Ridge comes to mind as well as two famous rivers t…
The historic courthouse in Charles Town where slavery fighter John Brown was found guilty and sentenced to die in 1859 no longer boasts a plaque from the United Daughters of the Confederacy at its entrance.
It is now some 50 years that Margaret and Dr. John Washington invited my wife and I to Jefferson County and Harewood for a visit.