We're always interested in hearing about news in our community. Let us know what's going on!

  • Updated
  • 0

The swiftwater rescue squad was called out on the South Branch west of Romney last Wednesday morning when a kayaker overturned between Maple Landing and the U.S. 50 Bridge. Springfield firefighter Mike Swartz was able to walk to the patient, but medical concerns called for him to be brought …

  • Updated
  • 0

Volunteers and artist John D'Amico made progress on a new mural at the Romney Community Pool Saturday. Organizers hope to complete the work this Saturday morning, May 8. They need volunteers again at 9 a.m. at the pool on School Street. o

  • Updated
  • 0

When Shirley Lee passed away at age 85 just before Christmas, her family held private services and promised a Celebration of Life for April 24. Last Saturday saw the Green Spring native celebrated at the blue-and-gold trimmed Bottling Works. To keep her memory fresh at least for a few more d…

  • 0

“Finally,” gushed the Washington Post editorial board earlier this month, “a president takes on America’s epidemic of gun violence.” I rushed to get the story. This should be good — a Democratic president, Democrats in control of the Congress (although just barely, and not of Joe Manchin), n…

  • 0

The Hampshire Emergency Medical Services Association, which represents the county’s volunteer rescue squads, will schedule a meeting to go over issues troubling rescue squad members with the county’s newest commissioner, David Cannon, who took office in January. 

  • Updated
  • 0

ROMNEY — School superintendent Jeff Pancione updated the Hampshire County Development Authority on plans for their exchange of the old hospital property for Board of Education properties on School Street at last Wednesday’s meeting of the Hampshire County Development Authority.