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A new page: Executive director hired to lead SAIL into the future

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- For many years, Shepherdstown Area Independent Living, Inc., has been run by its members, with only one employee, Linda O'Brien, to manage the organization's administrative work and volunteers.During the group's monthly Brown Bag Luncheon, which is currently being held on Zoom, ...

Delegate holds Town Hall at Morgan’s Grove Park

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- After several postponements due to COVID-19 restrictions, Delegate John Doyle held his legislative session wrap-up meeting on June 11 at Morgan's Grove Park. Just over a dozen people gathered to hear Doyle's thoughts about what transpired during the last West Virginia House of ...

‘Enough is enough’: Black Lives Matter Vigil remembers those lost to racism

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- About 120 community members gathered together in the pavilion at Morgan's Grove Park on Friday night to participate in a Black Lives Matter Vigil.Organized by Ebone Helmick, Nicole Smith and Gabrielle Tokach, who are all Contemporary American Theater Festival staff members, the ...

Ahead of the panel: Solar Holler installers, electricians to unionize

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- On June 2, Solar Holler announced that it has decided to work together with the the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers to unionize its solar panel installers and electricians.The business' employees have all decided to join the union's regional chapter, IBEW Local ...

Shepherdstown Daycare reopens and celebrates

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Shepherdstown Day Care reopened its doors on Monday, welcoming back its students, following a multiple-week closure in accordance with COVID-19-related state guidelines.Prior to Monday's opening, the center also held a Move Up to Kindergarten Celebration on Sunday, as 28 of the ...

Buzzing in the blossoms

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Bees collect pollen from the flowers lining the streets of downtown Shepherdstown on Friday afternoon.

Library announces four-phase reopening plan, summer reading program

SHEPHERDSTOWN -- This week, the Shepherdstown Public Library entered its ninth week of being closed, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as Gov. Jim Justice announced the entire state was hotspot-free on Monday, the library may be able to begin inching towards reopening.During the ...