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Augusta Health marks one year of collaboration with Mayo Clinic

As a member of the Mayo Clinic Care Network, Augusta Health physicians and their patients for the last year have had access to the Minnesota-based clinic’s medical resources right here in the Valley.

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A beacon of light for the grieving: How Camp Lighthouse seeks to help area families dealing with death

A cluster of children and adults — some in yellow bandanas and raincoats — trudged down the slope against a gray, misting sky, as they headed toward the site of one last ceremony of the weekend. They had just participated in the first Harrisonburg session of Camp Lighthouse, a two-day day camp for children and teenagers who are grieving the recent loss of a loved one. About two dozen people 18 and younger, as well as at least one parent or guardian from each family, attended the Harrisonburg session last weekend at Brethren Woods Camp and Retreat Center in Keezletown, roughly a 20-minute drive from Harrisonburg.  

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Travel policy and a parent’s comments make for a testy school board meeting

A debate over the school board’s professional development and travel policy and a parent’s public comments about school library books marked a lively — and sometimes contentious — meeting Thursday. 

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A month before school lawsuit reaches court, arguments fly in media appearances and affidavit

As the Harrisonburg City School Board and a group of parents and teachers prepare to go to court over interpretations of teacher training materials given last year, Superintendent Michael Richards filed a sworn statement that counters some of what one of the teachers has been saying to media. 

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Statewide environmental news roundup – September 2022

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) recently approved Dominion’s offshore wind project, with the caveat that Dominion needs to achieve the projected capacity of 42% of the “stated 2,600 megawatts of output.” There have been a number of articles and opinions about the fact that the SCC’s approval was a foregone conclusion because of the authorizing legislation, about the costs and risks to ratepayers, about data that has remained hidden, and about the benefits the project will bring.

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Sowing the seeds of love: Community responds to orchard’s call for help ahead of storm winds

With storm winds from a former hurricane approaching, Showalter’s Orchard and Greenhouse put out an S.O.S. to the community to help pick up the apple-picking pace. Here’s what happened next.

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HEC looking to add subscribers to new Friendly City Solar Program

More than 150 Harrisonburg Electric Commission customers have signed up to purchase solar energy through the utility’s new Friendly City Solar Program, the HEC board learned Tuesday.

Parks and city beautification make the cut in council’s top 5 priorities for spending Rescue Plan Act funds

After months of public meetings and discussions, the Harrisonburg City Council landed on five main priorities for spending more than $20 million in federal funds and will now task city staff with vetting specific projects. 

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