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City Candidates on Legacy

Friday, October 31, 2008

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This post concludes our Q&A series with city candidates. Thanks to everyone who participated. Candidates for City Council and City Treasurer answered; What sort of legacy would you like to leave behind? First, the people running for council:

Q&A: Harrisonburg’s online services

Thursday, October 30, 2008

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We’re almost done with the Q&A series with City Council candidates. One more to go. Can citizens expect to have access online to services commonly found in other cities of our size (i.e. pay water or electric bills, register for new water service, etc.)?

the future of IPv6 in Harrisonburg

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

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Another Q&A with City Council candidates: The project to bring IPv6 to Harrisonburg failed. Is having IPv6 connectivity in the city something worth pursuing? If so, what should Council do about it?

Council Candidates on Technology

Monday, October 27, 2008

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Continuing the Q&A series with City Council candidates: What is your vision for the technological future of the city? Should Council devote time, resources and money to attract the high tech industry here?

What is “smart growth?”

Friday, October 24, 2008

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“Smart growth” is a trendy buzzword that urban planners have been using for years, but what does it actually mean? As part of the Q&A series, we asked the candidates for City Council: What does “smart growth” mean to you as it relates to Harrisonburg? Are you in favor of it? If so, how should […]

Council Candidates on Annexation

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

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Continuing the Q&A series with City Council candidates: Since Harrisonburg has a history of annexing to expand the city limits — the last one occurred in the 1980s — we asked, Virginia’s annexation moratorium for independent cities is due to expire in two years. Are you in favor of annexing into Rockingham County? If so, […]

Council Candidates on County Cooperation

Monday, October 20, 2008

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Another installment of the ongoing Q&A series with City Council candidates. All responses are listed unedited, in the order in which they were received. What sort of relationship should the city have with Rockingham County? Can county-city cooperation benefit residents of both municipalities? If so, how?

Council Candidates on Const. Offices

Friday, October 17, 2008

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This is part on the ongoing Q&A series with City Council candidates. We’ll be emailing candidates questions and posting answers periodically throughout the month of October. All responses are listed unedited, in the order in which they were received. Is it appropriate to consider eliminating Constitutional Offices in the City? If so, what authority does […]

Council Candidates on Local Economy

Thursday, October 16, 2008

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This is part on the ongoing Q&A series with City Council candidates. We’ll be emailing candidates questions and posting answers periodically throughout the month of October. All responses are listed unedited, in the order in which they were received. What industries and areas (if any) should Council devote time, resources and money to in order […]

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  • Friendly City Grand Opening Set for July 9

    Friendly City Food Co-Op, Harrisonburg’s consumer-owned grocery, invites the community to come see its new destination for natural, organic and locally-produced products at the store’s grand opening 11 a.m.-5 p.m. July 9 at 150 East Wolfe Street.

  • Friendly City Becomes Member of National Cooperative Grocers Association

    HARRISONBURG, VA — Friendly City Food Co-op, slated to open this month in Harrisonburg, Va., has become the newest member of the National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA), a business services cooperative serving 120 consumer-owned food co-ops nationwide.

  • Harrisonburg Recognized as a Bike Friendly Community

    May 2: Harrisonburg was honored when the League of American Bicyclists announced the latest round of Bicycle Friendly Community (BFC) designations over the weekend to kick off May as National Bike Month.