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It’s a dirty job: Rotary participates in Adopt-A-Highway program

April 5, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Rotarians of Shepherdstown helped beautify the entrance to town on Saturday as they gathered to clean up a two-mile stretch of Route 230 from the intersection with Flowing Springs... more »»

'Love your neighbor': Immigration to be discussed in community event

April 5, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — “Love your neighbor as yourself” is the second greatest commandment given by Jesus in the New Testament, according to Mark 12:31, and for the congregation at Covenant Church, it is a... more »»

The right answer: Jefferson County boys win first, third place in state GeoBee

April 5, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — For some kids, learning is a grudging responsibility. But for Jefferson County’s two contestants in the state round of the National Geographic GeoBee, it’s a way of life. more »»

'My Lord, What a Night': CATF world premiere to explore moment during the civil rights movemen

March 30, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- With a twist on the African American spiritual "My Lord, What a Morning," playwright Deborah Brevoort delves into an unexpected moment in the civil rights movement with her play, "M... more »»

Just a sneak peek: Contemporary American Theater Festival offers glimpse into upcoming season

March 30, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Once again this year, the Contemporary American Theater Festival gave community members an early look at what lies in store for the festival's 2019 season this summer. more »»

Black Box Arts Center premieres 'Around the World in Eight Plays'

March 22, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN – Experience the wonders of the globe with Black Box Arts Center’s Youth Workshop Production “Around the World in Eight Plays,” through March 17. more »»

Morgan’s Grove Park trail gets facelift

March 22, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- Users of the walking trail at Morgan’s Grove Park will likely appreciate the new layer of crushed gravel that has been spread along the length nearly mile-long loop. more »»

Spring has sprung, but what will it bring?

March 22, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- “That is one good thing about this world . . . there are always sure to be more springs," wrote L.M. Montgomery in her book, "Anne of Avonle. more »»

Town council meeting recognizes next Shepherdstown poet laureate, approves parades

March 22, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Corporation of Shepherdstown's Town Council had spring and summer on their minds, with a variety of announcements related to changes in community leadership roles and the weather. more »»

Trinity Episcopal celebrates Shrove Tuesday, beginning of Lent

March 15, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Community members and Trinity Episcopal Church congregants gathered in the church’s fellowship hall on March 5, commemorating the last day before the beginning of Lent. more »»

Town council meeting questions commercial use of plastics, styrofoam

March 15, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — As the United States is becoming aware of the long-term impact of products such as styrofoam, plastic straws and plastic bags, many individuals and businesses are promising to start... more »»

President's Lecture discusses bitcoin, blockchain and cryptocurrency

March 8, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- What is bitcoin, how does it work and will it have a future? were all questions answered by Martinsburg-native Charlie Kiser, during Shepherd University's President's Lecture on Fe. more »»

Lifelong Learning program celebrates beginning of eighth year

March 8, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- The Shepherd University Lifelong Learning program is about to embark on its eighth year. As a precursor to the March 11 start of the popular program, a reception was held on Fe. more »»

Community dialogue focuses on education

March 8, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN -- With education garnering overwhelming amount of attention during this year’s session of the West Virginia Legislature, Shepherd University hosted an open dialogue about education in... more »»

‘Meditation Mondays’ offers the tools to focus, reduce stress

March 1, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN – Meditation Mondays, hosted by Rhonda Jackson and Anne Murtagh, opens the door for students and community members to center themselves in the Cumberland room of Shepherd’s student... more »»

Shepherdstown Community Club event recognizes first responders

March 1, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — Living up to their name, the Shepherdstown Community Club opened the doors of the War Memorial Building on Saturday, to host a potluck dinner honoring local first responders for the... more »»

Community Seed Swap to help local gardeners prepare for spring

February 21, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — For many Shepherdstown residents, Claude Monet’s quote, “My garden is my most beautiful masterpiece,” rings true with them. more »»

Shepherd University presents 'The Vagina Monologues' as fundraiser

February 21, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN – Shepherd University opened Reynolds Hall to Eve Ensler’s award-winning play, “The Vagina Monologues” this past weekend, to raise awareness and funds for local women’s empowerment and... more »»

Town Council discusses Shepherdstown Farmers Market, Alternative Spring Break funding

February 21, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN — The Corporation of Shepherdstown’s Town Council held its monthly meeting on Feb. 12, discussing changes it will be preparing for this sprin. more »»

The Society for Creative Writing hosts inaugural event, offers new writing opportunities

February 14, 2019 SHEPHERDSTOWN – Shepherdstown Poet Laureat Hope Maxwell Snyder and writer Michael Collier presented their work at the Marinoff Theater on Friday, for the inaugural event of Shepherd University’s... more »»



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