Archives: September 2011

National Flood Insurance Program Temporarily Extended

We posted on September 1st about the National Flood Insurance Program potentially lapsing, beginning on October 1st, which is tomorrow! Well, yesterday, the House of Representatives approved a temporary extension of government funding (which includes funding for the National Flood Insurance Program). This had been previously approved by the Senate....

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Electric Car Charging Station Coming to Harrisonburg

Harrisonburg residents have long been known to hold the view that taking care of our environment is very important. As such, many have started using rain barrels, compost bins, solar energy, electric cars, etc. Well, the leaders of Harrisonburg have taken notice, and in October, Harrisonburg Electric Commission (HEC) will...

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Dayton to Ban Truck Traffic?

Dayton, Virginia, is located just a few miles south of Harrisonburg off of Route 42. It is a quaint and friendly town, known for its buggies, farmers market, and the annual harvest festival (which is coming up next Saturday, October 1st!). Recently, the Dayton Town Council voted unanimously in favor...

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Harrisonburg Neighborhood Tour: Willow West

Willow West is located in Dayton, Virginia, which is a few miles south of Harrisonburg, actually, but many residents commute the short drive to Harrisonburg for work. This neighborhood is tucked away on the northwest side of the Town of Dayton, and consists of two quiet streets — Willow Drive...

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