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N. Cameron Street Drainage Improvement Project begins in July

Jun 28, 2019

The City of Winchester and Washington Gas will be making several necessary improvements to N. Cameron Street between Piccadilly and Clark Streets beginning this summer that will have an impact on the businesses and residents in this area. The primary goal of this project is to alleviate the flooding issues that occur regularly in this area during prolonged periods of wet weather or intense rainfall. While the first phase of the project will not completely solve all the surface flooding, it will replace the existing stormwater and sanitary sewer pipes with larger pipes.

Fourth of July firework safety

Jun 27, 2019

As the Fourth of July holiday nears, the Winchester Fire and Rescue Department (WFRD) reminds residents that public fireworks displays are the safest and most suitable alternative for viewing fireworks. Public display fireworks are established under a controlled setting, safety regulations, and monitored by public safety organizations.

Road closures for HOG Rally parade

Jun 20, 2019

On Saturday, June 22, 2019, several roads in downtown Winchester will be closed for the Curves to Cores HOG Rally parade from the Harley-Davidson on Route 50 to Old Town Winchester. The following roads will be closed from 11 am-4 pm.

ATTENTION: Any cars parked on Cameron Street after 10 am will not be able to leave until 4 pm for the safety of all parade participants and spectators. 

Kids and Cops Camp to hold annual car wash and bake sale

Jun 17, 2019

The Winchester Police Department’s (WPD) Kids & Cops Camp will hold its annual car wash and bake sale on Wednesday, June 19 from 11:00 am-1:30 p.m. at the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Station, located at 2210 Valor Drive in Winchester.

“The car wash is one of the most fun activities during the week for the campers and counselors,” stated camp organizer Sgt. Jon Funk. “It fosters a sense of ‘team’ and allows the campers to work together to provide a service to their fellow community members.”