Archives: 2011

Mama’s Caboose: A Cheery Red Mobile Kitchen

Have you ever seen Mama’s Caboose driving by, or stopped on the side of the road in Harrisonburg or Rockingham County? Established just weeks ago, this cheery red mobile kitchen serves up home cooked meals like Chicken Parmesan, Ham and Green Beans, and Steak and Cheese Sandwiches. The owner, Diane...

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National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorized… Again

According to our last post about the National Flood Insurance Program, the temporary extension ended yesterday. So, Congress has now passed (and the President signed) a bill reauthorizing this program prior to the program’s expiration. The Travelers Insurance Flood Team states, “The bill contains a short-term reauthorization that extends the...

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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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