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Potomac Trading Company moves location, plans name change

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Potomac Trading Company originally opened right on the outskirts of Shepherdstown, at 7330 Martinsburg Pike, in 2013. But, as of this weekend, it has officially taken up residents right in the heart of the town, at 107 West German Street. "The building we were renting was ...

Historic Shepherdstown Museum reopens with regular hours

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On Saturday afternoon, Historic Shepherdstown Museum reopened its doors to the public for the first time in over a year. The 37 event attendees enjoyed a tour of the museum and a small reception, as part of the event. According to Historic Shepherdstown & Museum President ...

Reversa Rose holds official ribbon-cutting ceremony

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Reversa Rose Skincare is one of the newer shops to open on German Street. Marissa Morris, owner, held a soft opening for the store last August, while an official ribbon-cutting ceremony took place more recently, on Saturday. Joining in the official ribbon-cutting was Jefferson ...

Ganstagrass kicks off Levitt Amp concert series

SHENANDOAH JUNCTION — A little rainfall did not deter more than 250 local residents from turning up for the music of Gangstagrass at the kick-off of the Levitt Amp Concert Series at Sam Michaels Park on June 10. Gangstagrass has toured internationally, blowing minds on main stages from SXSW ...

BOE addresses controversy over summer program, votes approval

CHARLES TOWN — The Jefferson County Board of Education, in a special meeting on June 2, approved hiring staff for the summer program, Black Math Genius (BMG). The program had drawn some concern from members of the public at a previous board meeting, who questioned whether Jefferson County ...

Fishing Derby draws record number of participants

LEETOWN — Jefferson County Parks and Recreation held their annual Youth Fishing Derby on Saturday at the Izaak Walton League in Leetown. The event, which has been a favorite of youth for more than 20 years, is the first at-capacity event the park system has hosted since the COVIC-19 Pandemic ...

Town Council talk train concerns, Fourth of July

SHEPHERDSTOWN — On Tuesday evening, the Shepherdstown Town Council met for its final monthly meeting on Zoom. Beginning in July, following the state’s lowering of its mask ordinance on June 20, the meetings will resume being held in-person. The main topic of the Zoom meeting focused on ...