The Woodgrove Outlander

Editorial: Opinions on the Construction of Route 9

Editorial: Opinions on the Construction of Route 9

Written by Maryam Khan and Jordan Fiala

January 17, 2020

Running through the historic town of Hillsboro, Virginia, Route 9 is a major road used by thousands for regional commuting. Over the past two decades, this commuter road has experienced increased traffic, deteriorating road conditions, and water safety risks. The town of Hillsboro is moving ahead with...

Construction on Route 9 Poses Inconvenience for Students and Staff

Construction on Route 9 Poses Inconvenience for Students and Staff

Written by Mia Cammarota, Ainsleigh Shipp, Robbie Showers, and Emma Tetreault

December 19, 2019

Route 9, a road that allows over 17,000 vehicles to commute daily, is going to be shut down for reconstruction that could take at least 12 months. This will not only affect traveling for West and Northern Virginia commuters, but also many of the staff and students’ Woodgrove. The road passes through the old town...

Construction Boom in Purcellville

Construction Boom in Purcellville

Written by Jenn Glazebrook, Brittany Nelson and Bridget Vasta

November 3, 2017

Numerous shopping centers have sprout­ed up in the Purcellville area over the past few years. What was once a remote town is quickly becoming a popular hangout. This fall, Purcellville is opening Catoctin Corner, a six-acre site with 40,000 square feet of retail space. Across the street in the Harris...

McDonald’s Torn Down to Make Way for Expansions

McDonald’s Torn Down to Make Way for Expansions

Written by Dominique Cruz, Adeline Furlow, Sarah Murtaugh, and River Stone

October 27, 2016

McDonald’s? More like McRubble. After 36 years, Purcellville’s McDonald’s was torn down this August, anticipating upgrades to match the modernizing upgrades throughout the rest of the town. The new McDonald’s will be over 4,000 square feet, equipped with two drive through lanes and three windows....

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