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Lewis Named New Assistant City Manager

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

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Today the City of Harrisonburg named Anne Lewis the new Assistant City Manager. Former Assistant City Manager Evan Vass returned to his old position as town manager in New Market in July, after a 2-year stint in Harrisonburg. Since the news of Vass’ departure in May, more than 120 people applied for the position.

Online Transparency In Virginia

Friday, February 5, 2010


Are local governments doing a good job making the information you have a right to know publicly available on their websites? According to Thomas Jefferson Institute for Public Policy, “Localities in Virginia were generally dismal in their efforts at online financial transparency.” How do Harrisonburg and Rockingham County compare to other local governments when it […]

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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.