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July 8, 2011

Briefly Shepherdstown Fire departments to act in cooperation

The Shepherdstown Fire Department will once again act as first responders in cooperation with the Bakerton Fire Department following the release of a public safety message June 13. The message stated that the response assignments for a portion of the Bakerton Fire Department’s response district were changed to exclude a fire response from the Shepherdstown Fire Department. Though assignments were temporarily changed back to include the Shepherdstown department, in the message

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By Tricia Fulks Chronicle Editor

Tuesday night, in the midst of tiered seats at the Studio Theater on North King Street, a dimly lit stage sat adorned with a long wooden table and four chairs. Newspapers, notepads, a telephone and other props dotted on the table. See CATF

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John Ottavino, left, as ‘Byron’ and Anderson Matthews as ‘Ames’ in Sam Shepard's ‘Ages of the Moon,’ which opens tonight at the Contemporary American Theater Festival.

By Kelly Cambrel Chronicle Staff

The Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce and state Sen. John Unger (D-Jefferson and Berkeley) held an informational forum Thursday, June 30 to clarify county policy regarding nonprofit organizations serving food at fairs and festivals. Panel members from the Office of Environmental Health Services as well as staff from the Jefferson County Health Department

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Mill’s future now under county HLC purview By Tricia Fulks Chronicle Editor

After the Jefferson County Commission voted 3-2 at the end of June to not

go through with the purchase of the cement mill outside of Shepherdstown, the project was handed over to the county historic landmarks commission.

“It’s not dead,” said county historic landmarks commissioner Martin Burke. “The process continues.” And Burke said he hopes the acquisition of the land

— which county officials at one point talked about handing over to the National Park Service — is See Mill

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