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Unity: International Festival To Mesh With Moving Planet Event

Friday, September 23, 2011

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One is a Harrisonburg tradition over a decade old. The other is a grassroots movement in its inaugural year. This Saturday two very different events will be taking place in Harrisonburg. But both events share a common goal; bringing members of the community together in a display of unity. The International Festival, an event that […]

EPA Bay Funding Down The Drain?

Friday, February 25, 2011


Rep. Bob Goodlatte successfully added an amendment to a House budget package that strips the EPA of federal funds designated to implement their Chesapeake Bay restoration plan. The EPA’s Bay restoration program involves a “pollution diet” for six states in the watershed, including Virginia, and funding to help states meet the mandates.

EMU Launches Solar Energy System

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

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Eastern Mennonite University officially dedicated their new solar energy system consisting of more than 300 solar panels Monday.

Harrisonburg Household Hazardous Waste

Wednesday, April 22, 2009


The first Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day for the year in Harrisonburg was held last weekend on April 18th. The good news is that the second HHW Collection Day will be on Saturday May 16, 2009. This event will continue to be held once a month through October on every third Saturday of the month between 8am-12noon at 2055 Berry Rd. Items brought there […]

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    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.