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New Director Hired for Winchester Regional Airport

Jun 08, 2018

The Winchester Regional Airport Authority is pleased to announce that a new Executive Director has been hired and will begin on July 9, 2018.

Gene Fisher, Chairman of the Airport Authority, states, “When you have a very dedicated, long-term employee who is retiring, like our current Director, Renny Manuel, it’s tough to fill the position. We had good candidates and believe we have found someone that will be a good fit for our organization and will help guide our airport into the future.”

Winchester Police to host inaugural North End Summer Kick-Off

Jun 05, 2018

The Winchester Police Department (WPD) will host its inaugural North End Summer Kick-Off on Friday, June 8 from 2:00- 5:00 p.m. at Frederick Douglass Park in Winchester.

“The North End Summer Kick-Off is an addition to the series of successful community outreach events that the WPD has offered in the past year,” stated Lt. Amanda Behan. “We are looking forward to connecting with area middle and high school students with the fun activities that we have planned.”

Classic Movie Series returns to Old Town

Jun 04, 2018

Old Town Winchester’s Classic Movie Night series at the Taylor Pavilion is back for a fourth summer. These FREE outdoor movies are held at dusk (approximately 8:30 pm) every second Saturday in June, July and August and screened by Magic Lantern Theater. Attendees are encouraged to bring seating.

2018 Movies:

“Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” – June 9 (Rain location Grace Evangelical Church)

UPDATE: Outdoor Pool opening

Jun 01, 2018

As of June 1, 2018:

The Jim Barnett Park outdoor pool will open for the season on Friday, June 8 (noon-6:45 pm).

As of May 25, 2018:

Please note that the outdoor pool resurfacing project has further delayed the opening of the outdoor pool which will not be opening on June 2 as previously announced (see below). At this time, the opening date is to be determined. Check the Winchester Parks and Recreation website or the City’s social media sites for updates.

Winchester Fire & Rescue to conduct smoke alarm canvass in Linden Drive area

May 29, 2018

The Winchester Fire & Rescue Department (WFRD) will conduct a working smoke alarm canvass in the Linden Drive area of the city during the evening of May 29, 2018.

During its canvass, the WFRD will be hanging informational doorhangers, supplying and installing new batteries for existing smoke alarms, and providing new smoke alarms to residents who are in need of properly functioning equipment. 

New Hands-Only CPR training tour is coming to where you are

May 25, 2018

Over 350,000 Americans fall victim to cardiac arrest every year and administering CPR (even just hands-only CPR) can help keep these victims alive until paramedics arrive, drastically increasing their chances of recovery. The Winchester Fire and Rescue Department (WFRD) is dedicating the month of June to bringing CPR to where residents are with the goal of training as many people as possible. Cardiac arrest can happen anywhere, so be prepared to help by learning the easy CPR technique of using only your hands.

Fifth annual KidzFest returns to Old Town May 19th

May 15, 2018

Old Town Winchester’s popular KidzFest returns Saturday, May 19. This free, family-friendly event to be held on the Loudoun Street Mall from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, features over 50 exhibits highlighting education, art, music, sports and more.