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Testing the waters

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Testing the waters

An area watershed group has secured funds to help Blue Ridge Mountain residents get their septic systems cleaned after a nearly two-year monitoring program has turned up worrisome levels of bacteria at one test site.

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Family of 6 struggling after North Street fire

Heidi Chapman is grateful her relatives survived a fire that destroyed the home they rented on North Street in Charles Town, but she says everyone involved is struggling with a lot of problems.

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Fatal shooting of ‘great guy’ leaves family devastated

There’s been nothing harder in her life, says 42-year-old Toni Harrison, than last week’s news that she’d lost her younger brother in a shooting in Charles Town.

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Police say they still don’t know the motive behind last week’s shootings that left a Berkeley County man dead and another man with life-threatening injuries.

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Throwing open the doors

Visitors from as far away as New Mexico have signed up for Saturday’s open house at Al Cobb’s energy-efficient tiny house here.

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It’s likely that Charles Town Utility Board customers will see an 11 percent increase in water rates in mid-2016 and another 14.5 percent increase six months after that, according to Jane Arnett. the utility’s manager.

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2 held after copper theft try at Brass Ring Pub

A pair of would-be copper thieves apparently got caught in the act last week at the Brass Ring Pub here, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department.

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County urged to sue Frontier over Internet speed

Daniel Lutz says if Jefferson County won’t sue Frontier Communications on behalf of its residents, he just might do it himself.

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Baby steps: With tiny Oliver growing stronger, friends lend family a hand

Amii and Guy Fritz, the owners of German Street’s Up on the Hill, do more than sell cloth diapers and earth-friendly toys and body products. They make friends.

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With GOP in power, will W.Va. restore death penalty?

In Delegate John Overington’s 30 years in the Legislature, he’s always fought to restore the death penalty. Now that his fellow Republicans are in power, he’s hoping this is the year he sees success.

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