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April 20, 2012 Just as the spring has brought any number of flowering trees and plants, so has election season brought us every size, shape and color of campaign sign imaginable. more »»


April 13, 2012 This week’s issue of the Chronicle mentions volunteers in a couple of different places. Volunteer: a special word describing a special type of individual. more »»


March 30, 2012 The Chronicle wants to take a moment this week to commend the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce for providing an ever-increasing number of useful speakers and events in the community. more »»


March 23, 2012 Water issues are rising to the top of the collective heap here in Shepherdstown and chief among them is the concern over the proposed Conditional Use Permit sought by Peter Corum for his Twin Oaks... more »»


March 16, 2012 On March 19, a group of citizens calling themselves Visitable Shepherdstown will host a meeting to share information on the ability to navigate in town. more »»


March 9, 2012 Remember this Saturday night to set your clock. It is that “spring forward” time of year where we lose a perfectly good hour of sleep. more »»


March 2, 2012 Change. That word often sparks excitement or dread in those who hear it and say it. But as the proverbial “they” say, “Change is inevitable. more »»

Editorial Middle School Sports

February 24, 2012 The county’s Board of Education has begun discussions on the future of middle school sports programs. It is our opinion that the programs should continue within these schools. more »»


February 17, 2012 A story appearing in this week's edition of the Chronicle touches on the voting habits of the students at Shepherd University. more »»

Editorial: Obesity in WV

February 10, 2012 The state’s Department of Health and Human Resources recently released a report entitled “Obesity in West Virginia. more »»


February 3, 2012 Within the past few weeks, the Shepherdstown Volunteer Fire Department has worked hard in helping to ensure that each home in our community is equipped with a working smoke detector. more »»

Positive interaction a good thing

January 27, 2012 With the potential for negativity and perhaps even dangerous activity via modern technology, the use the information highway for positive interaction is always a good thing. more »»

RIFs will cause disruption in education

January 20, 2012 As more than 30 teachers in the Jefferson County school system received Reduction-in-Force (RIF) notifications, we at The Chronicle were a bit skeptical at a comment made by Superintendent Susan Wal... more »»

Our Opinion

January 13, 2012 In any community, the work of volunteers is paramount to the success of any number of projects. Shepherdstown is no exception to that rule. more »»


January 6, 2012 The Jefferson County Commission and Jefferson County Emergency Services Agency have scheduled a set of public meetings to seek input as well as provide information to residents regarding a proposed... more »»

Celebrate the new year in style - don't drink and drive

December 30, 2011 As New Year’s Eve approaches, plans to celebrate are at the top of many to-do lists. more »»

Take part in the town's energy future

December 9, 2011 At its last meeting, the present Shepherdstown Historic Landmarks members — though there was no quorum — agreed to take a look at reworking its guidelines regarding solar panels in the historic... more »»

A time for cheer

December 2, 2011 This time of year is wonderful — especially when sharing it family and friends. That tradition can be continued this weekend in Shepherdstown. more »»

Kudos to town representatives

November 25, 2011 In last week’s editorial, The Shepherdstown Chronicle charged the Jefferson County Commission to remember: democracy firs. more »»

Celebrate those who put their lives on the line

November 4, 2011 Next Friday, Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. We at The Shepherdstown Chronicle hope residents will find a way to honor veterans of wars in the past and the ones served now aboard. more »»



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