A development with 274 high-end apartments to be built next to the Regal movie theater won the city council’s initial approval Tuesday, allowing for housing in the middle of one of the city’s main shopping districts.
Acclaimed Furious Flower Poetry Center to create living, digital archive of Black poetry’s past, present and future
Thanks to a $2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, academics at James Madison University will soon begin digitizing records to create a “living archive” for the internationally recognized Furious Flower Poetry Center.
The city council approved an emergency declaration Tuesday, sending public meetings back online for at least a month and raising the alarm that the community’s sharp increase in COVID-19 cases will further strain an overstretched health care system.
As the omicron variant spreads, JMU says that it will not require boosters for students and faculty, but is prepared change requirements if CDC guidelines change.
Harrisonburg’s first off-the-grid vehicle charging station is a little out of the way — but a sunny preview of what’s to come, environmentalists say.
Following a ruling against him in early October, The Breeze’s Editor-in-Chief Jake Conley says he’s worried moving forward about how much information university officials will or will not provide to journalists in the interest of public health.
As COVID-19 cases again sharply rise across the Valley, and the Delta variant tests even the best-laid back-to-school plans, local school systems and universities are navigating new waters.
The city council on Tuesday adopted its updated plan for what city leaders envision for Harrisonburg in 2039, which now includes a provision aimed at “effectively responding to and reducing climate change impacts.”