Protesters urge council to back off of proposal that could affect panhandlers; New budget calls for 6% increase; And recycling is on the move
About 25 people, holding signs with slogans such as “homeless rights are human rights” and “housing not handcuffs,” marched to council chambers from Court Square Tuesday in opposition of a proposed ordinance that was introduced to city council at their last meeting.
Deputy Matt Glovier removes his padded training suit after spending over an hour battling a dozen women. Punches had been thrown at his head. Jabs were directed at his ribs. Tennis shoes kicked and whacked his legs and stomped his feet. At one point his ear was grabbed and twisted, dropping him to his knees.
Amid concerns about potential citizenship question, area leaders make case for how and why the Census counts
For every member of the community who doesn’t participate in the upcoming census, Harrisonburg could miss out on $2,000 in federal funding. That’s the message Census Bureau officials are taking across the country, including to Harrisonburg.
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As 1st stretch of Northend Greenway is finally under way, plans begin for a ‘community build’ to construct 2nd phase
After eight years in the works, the first stretch of the Northend Greenway path between the EMU area and downtown is finally under way.
The road to funding improvements on I-81 took another twist Wednesday, with the General Assembly voting to increase truck registration fees and impose new fuel taxes along the I-81 corridor.
3 contractors bid to oversee building of new high school by 2022; School board also looks ahead to strategic plan
The Harrisonburg City School Board now must interview and choose from three contractors vying to oversee the design and construction of the new high school to open in 2022, Interim Superintendent Patrick Lintner announced in Tuesday’s meeting.
Certain plastics are the latest casualty as Harrisonburg feels more effects of the shifting global recycling landscape
Once again, the global marketplace for recycled materials has caused a ripple effect in Harrisonburg — this time ending collection of No. 3 through No. 7 plastics like yogurt cups and certain microwave-safe containers. It’s also a change that will send tons more trash to the landfill.