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First Cohort Completes BRCC Cyber Security Training

In 2018, the GO Virginia State Board awarded Blue Ridge Community College with a $200,000 grant to launch a Cyber Security Training Program. The CSPDC provides project management and grant assistance for this project. The first cohort of 12 students completed their classroom training in February, 2019. Students will continue their […]

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Rails to Trails Summit Held

Town mayors, trail advocates, and state, regional and local government staff gathered in Woodstock, Virginia on February 22 to create a vision for a 36-mile trail that would link eight towns following a discontinued rail line between the Town of Strasburg in Shenandoah County and the Town of Broadway in Rockingham […]

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GO Virginia Funds the Shihadeh Innovation Project

The GO Virginia State Board awarded $540,000 to Winchester Public Schools to renovate the former 50,000 square-foot John Kerr Elementary School into the Emil and Grace Shihadeh Innovation Center, an advanced facility for career and technical education programs. Winchester Public Schools and Clarke County Public Schools will provide the local funding match […]

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BRITE Bus Launches New Farecards

On March 4 BRITE bus began selling and accepting pre-paid farecards for the convenience of BRITE bus riders. These twelve-punch farecards are an alternative to needing exact change or a token to ride the bus and are available in 25 cent or 50 cent increments. Riders can purchase either a $3 […]

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50 Years of Regional Housing Assistance

Over the past 50 years, the CSPDC has assisted localities with a variety of programs, housing studies, and funding applications that provide safe, livable housing and access to public utilities. Projects throughout the region have included rehabbing substandard housing, replacing or installing new water, sewer, and indoor plumbing, drainage systems, […]

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