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Vice-Mayor Hill and Councilor Herbstritt announce 2020 community meeting schedule

Jan 31, 2020

In an effort to keep the community informed, Vice-Mayor John Hill and Councilor Kim Herbstritt will hold eight community informational meetings on designated topics throughout the year. Meetings will be held at various locations from 10 am-noon (unless stated otherwise) with the first meeting scheduled for this Saturday, February 1.

All Winchester residents are invited to attend, ask questions and participate in the open discussions.

STEM Flights selects Winchester Airport as Headquarters

Jan 29, 2020

The Winchester Regional Airport Authority is proud to announce that STEM Flights, a Virginia-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, has selected the Winchester Regional Airport as its headquarters and base of operation for their Cessna 172 aircraft.

VDOT to conduct traffic counts in the city

Jan 27, 2020

Beginning this week through April 10, 2020 (weather permitting), VDOT’s contractor, The Traffic Group, Inc., will conduct traffic counts in several areas of the city. The traffic information to be collected by these counts is important for management of the road network and required reporting of traffic volume information to the federal government. 

City Manager resigns to accept position closer to family

Jan 16, 2020

On January 16, 2020, City Manager Eden E. Freeman submitted her resignation to accept a position as Deputy City Manager for the City of Greenville, SC in order to be geographically closer to her aging parents. Her last day with the City of Winchester will be March 16, 2020 and she will begin her service at the City of Greenville, SC on March 23, 2020.

Council discusses Second Amendment resolution

Jan 15, 2020

Following multiple public comments during the November 26 and December 10, 2019 meetings of the Common Council, Councilors requested that a discussion of options and potential impacts of a possible "Second Amendment Resolution" be added to a future Council meeting agenda.

Delayed Opening

Jan 08, 2020

City of Winchester government offices will open at 10 am today (January 8, 2020).

WinTran routes are on schedule. 

The Jim Barnett Park Rec Center will open at 10 am. The Park’s No School Day program will open at 10 am (bring a packed lunch). Today’s PB&J Club toddler program is canceled.