Author: Eric Gorton

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‘Too many things to photograph’: More than 70 years in, Litten’s picture-taking passion still burns

On a routine photo shoot for the Harrisonburg Police Auxiliary, Allen Litten pulled out a smartphone to take the shot. For anyone familiar with Litten’s work, the officers’ hoots and laughs wouldn’t be surprising.

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Massanutten Regional Library seeks new director again

Five months after a new director started at Massanutten Regional Library, the organization is again seeking to fill the top spot.

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HEC to lose a connection to Dominion for most of summer; start of solar program nearing

Starting Tuesday, the Harrisonburg Electric Commission will lose one of its four connections to Dominion Energy during a transformer replacement at a switching station on Ramblewood Road.

HHS students get head start on learning about solar energy

Students in the Governor’s STEM Academy at Harrisonburg High School got a sneak peek recently at how solar panels on Bluestone Elementary School will help them with future research projects.

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HEC bills rise again as natural gas prices continue climb; SVEC also raises rates

For the second time in six months, rising natural gas prices have prompted the Harrisonburg Electric Commission to increase the fuel charges on each customer’s bill.

Energy-saving upgrades at Black Heritage Project to cut electric bills, promote cultural awareness

The Shenandoah Valley Black Heritage Project should see significantly reduced electricity bills once renovations to its building on Hill Street are complete sometime this summer.

Proposed development would address shortages for low-income home buyers, renters

The Harrisonburg Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) is hoping to address a shortage of affordable housing for low-income and first-time homebuyers with a new development off Erickson Avenue and Garbers Church Road, across from Harrisonburg High School.

Veterinarian’s suspension cuts into already-short supply of pet doctors

When Harrisonburg veterinarian Ayman Salem had his medical license suspended on March 22, an already short supply of pet doctors grew even shorter.

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