Hurricane Agnes – 50th Anniversary

Fifty years ago this month, Hurricane Agnes made landfall affecting communities on the U.S. East Coast from the Caribbean to Canada. One hundred and twenty-eight (128) people died from Hurricane Agnes. At the time it was the costliest hurricane to hit the U.S. with an estimated 2.1 billion dollars (1972 […]

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Timberville Approves ARPA-funded Projects

WHSV3: May 13, 2022 | The Town Council of Timberville approved the use of a portion of its $1.78 million in ARPA funds for a number of projects. Projects include a remodeling of the Timberville Police Department, upgrades to American Legion Park, and water infrastructure improvements.

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May is Bike Month

During the month of May, the CSPDC and our RideShare commuter assistance program are celebrating Bike Month! Throughout the month, we’re promoting the benefits of incorporating bicycling into your daily commute. The week of May 16th is Bike Week, and Friday, May 20th is Bike to Work Day. RideShare staff […]

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Draft FY 2023 Six Year Improvement Program (SYIP) Available

The Commonwealth Transportation Board (CTB) has published the draft FY23 SYIP. The SYIP documents all transportation projects (roadway, transit, bike/pedestrian) that will be funded in the next six years in Virginia. Residents and localities in our region had an opportunity to review the projects in the draft SYIP, and provide […]

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Localities Selected to Participate in Work from Home Pilot Program

This April, the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) launched a Work from Home Pilot Program and selected three localities in the Central Shenandoah Region to participate: Buena Vista, Harrisonburg, and Highland County. (DHCD also selected the Town of Luray and Marion.) Through the Pilot Program, the National […]

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New Statewide Broadband Mapping Tool Unveiled

The Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) recently revealed the statewide broadband mapping tool, ‘Commonwealth Connection’. This online tool developed by DHCD and Virginia Tech allows users to view broadband coverage in their area, filter the data by speed and technology type, find vertical assets and public WiFi hotspots, […]

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