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50 Years of Transportation Planning

When Planning Districts formed in 1969, the highway system in the central Shenandoah Valley was just beginning to resemble what we know today. The last segment of Interstate 81 to be constructed in the CSPDC region, from Stuarts Draft to Harrisonburg, opened that same year. Interstate 64 from Staunton to […]

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Community Emergency Response Training

Would you like to help your neighbors and community in an emergency? CERT training being offered this Spring. Sign up now! Staunton, Waynesboro, and Augusta County in partnership with the Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission will be offering Community Emergency Response Training (CERT) on Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. from […]

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DEQ Hosts Brightfields Solar Conference: April 9-10

The Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), in partnership with Brownfield Listings, is hosting Brightfields 2019 – a solar conference – in Richmond, Virginia on April 9 and 10. This interactive two-day conference is a must-attend event for landowners, property managers, policy makers, solar developers, community leaders and individuals who are […]

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Statewide Agritourism Conference: April 3-4

Agritourism entrepreneurs, economic development staff, and local government leaders will gather for the fifth annual Virginia Agritourism Conference on April 3 and 4 in Roanoke, Virginia. The Conference will provide resources, networking opportunities, and new ideas for agritourism entrepreneurs to enhance their business. This year topics will include developing an agritourism operation, managing […]

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Farm2Fork Affair Showcases the Region’s Ag Producers

Over 50 Shenandoah Valley agricultural producers, including 14 Fields of Goldmembers, exhibited their products during the Farm2Fork Affair on March 5 at the Rockingham County Fair Grounds. Buyers representing restaurants, universities, hospitals, and retail stores throughout Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C. were able to sample and source products from this […]

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