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TOWN NOTICE: Tax due date extended to December 6th

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The deadline for the 2018 second half payment for Town of Front Royal Real Estate Taxes and Personal Property Taxes has been extended to Thursday, December 6th, 2018.

This change is in accordance with Virginia State Code 58.1-8. The original deadline of Wednesday December 5, 2018, has been declared a national day of mourning by President Trump and federal agencies will be closed on Wednesday.

Please note that the Town of Front Royal Offices will be open for normal operations on Wednesday, December 5th, 2018.

Payments postmarked after December 6, 2018, will incur a 10 percent late payment penalty and applicable interest will be assessed.

Payments can be made:

Online: www.frontroyalva.com

By Mail: Town of Front Royal
P.O. Box 1560
Front Royal, Va. 22630

By Telephone: (540) 635-7799

In Person: Town of Front Royal – Town Hall
102 E Main St.
Front Royal, Va. 22630

Please contact the Town of Front Royal Department of Finance at (540) 635-7799 if you have any questions.

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TOWN NOTICE: Lane Closure on 14th Street

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The Water & Sewer Department will be doing sewer line inspections and have a one-lane closure on 14th Street from North Royal Avenue to Shenandoah Avenue: May 20, 2019, 9am to 2pm. Signs will be in place to notify of lane closure. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of crews working.

If any questions, contact Public Works, Monday-Friday, 7am to 3:30pm at 540-635-7819.

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TOWN NOTICE: Holiday closing

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The Town of Front Royal Business Offices will be closed on Monday, May 27, 2019, in observance of Memorial Day. Trash and recycling collection regularly scheduled for Monday will be collected on Wednesday, May 29. All other regular trash and recycling collection days will remain the same this week. There will be no yard waste collection this week.

Town Hall Drive-Thru will be CLOSED on Saturday, May 25, 2019. For your convenience, payments may be made at Union Bank and Trust located in Royal Plaza Shopping Center during their posted business hours. The account holder MUST have their utility bill and cannot be delinquent. There is also a secure 24-hour depository for payments located at the back of the Town Hall (102 E Main Street) near the Drive-Thru.

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TOWN NOTICE: Lane closure on Happy Creek Road

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The Town of Front Royal Streets Department will have a lane closure on Happy Creek Road between 1247 and 1321 Happy Creek Road on May 15, 2019 (WEATHER PERMITTING) from 9am-2pm.

Signs will be in place and flaggers will be directing traffic. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of flaggers and crews working.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Public Works 540-635-7819

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Town Notice: Road Work on N Shenandoah Ave & W 14th St starts on May 15th

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The Town of Front Royal will be having contractor, Bushong Contracting, completing Water Infrastructure Improvements this summer on N. Shenandoah Avenue and W. 14th Street starting May 15th-July 31, 2019.

At times traffic patterns will change having various lane shifts but proper signs will be in place. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of crews working.

Bushong will start at W. 18th St and N. Shenandoah Avenue then 17th, then 15th.

Updates will be posted regularly of where they will be working and if during the day or at night.

May 15-8am-5pm; W 18th St,

May 16-May 17-Part of W 18th St will be closed between 8am to 5pm. Residents on W. 18th will be able to access their houses from the N. Royal Avenue side.

NIGHTWORK-May 19; 9pm-6am-will be digging across N. Shenandoah Avenue. Lanes will be shifted at times.

NIGHTWORK May 20-21;9pm-6am-E17th & Shenandoah

NIGHTWORK May 22-23;9pm-6am-15th & Shenandoah

Department of Public Works (540) 635-7819

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Town Notice: Drive-thru closing schedule

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The Town Hall Drive Thru will be CLOSED on the following Saturdays:

Saturday, May 11 (due to Main Street being closed for a Parade)

Saturday, May 18 (due to Main Street being closed for a Festival)

Saturday, May 25 (due to Memorial Day Holiday)

For your convenience, payments may be made at Union Bank and Trust located in Royal Plaza Shopping Center during their posted business hours. The account holder MUST have their utility bill and cannot be delinquent. There is also a secure 24-hour depository for payments located at the back of the Town Hall (102 E Main Street) near the Drive-Thru.

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TOWN NOTICE: Road closure – Academy Drive

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The Town of Front Royal’s Street Maintenance Department will have road closure on Academy Drive from Royal Avenue to Virginia Avenue to install drain pipe. Road will be closed from May 6-May 13, 2019 (Weather Permitting) between the hours of 9am and 2pm.

Signs will be in place. Motorists are asked to use caution while driving in this area and be aware of flaggers and crews working.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call Public Works at 540-635-7819.

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