The North Valley Pike Strategic Corridor Plan, which recommends turning Route 11 north of Harrisonburg into a “two lane ‘main street,’ with a new parallel road serving through traffic,” was presented at a public meeting last week, and is scheduled to be finalized and presented to the Rockingham County Board of Supervisors in July.
The 23rd annual Bike Virginia tour is making its way from Staunton into Harrisonburg today, bringing approximately 2,000 cyclists along with it.
In a vote split along party lines, Council carried a motion to continue paying the employee contribution to the Virginia Retirement System for all new employees Tuesday night. A change in the law had given cities and municipalities the option of requiring new employees to pay starting at the beginning of the next fiscal year.
The race for Virginia Attorney General may have ended November 3, 2009 with a decisive GOP victory, but this week, former Democratic Party AG candidate Steve Shannon is taking Republican AG Ken Cuccinelli to task for $55,500 in campaign contributions Cuccinelli received from Bobby Thompson, director of the Florida-based U.S. Navy Veterans Association (USNVA).
Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy is slated to open their doors in Harrisonburg today (Friday, June 25) at 9:30 a.m.
Tuesday, June 22 is the big day Rockingham Memorial Hospital doctors, patients, employees and administrators have been anticipating for years. RMH will be making the transition from the current location on Cantrell and Mason in the city to the new facility on Port Republic Road in the county.
Nationally renown protesters of the Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) have released a statement on their website, indicating that the group may protest at the funeral of Spc. Brian “Bucky” Anderson, to be held Tuesday afternoon in Broadway. Anderson was killed in Afghanistan earlier this month, when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle.
Friday afternoon, Harrisonburg City announced a road closure on Water Street downtown next week.
You’ve probably noticed it driving down Reservoir Street over the past two years; the row of houses quarantined behind a line of chain link fence. The neighborhood, known as Franklin Heights, is subsidized housing in the midst of revitalization. This Friday will mark the completion of a city-wide housing renovation project nearly six years in […]