Tag: Main Street

Charlottesville Area Transit

Charlottesville Area Transit: West Main Street closure, Free Trolley and Route 7 to detour

Due to the Midtown Festival in Charlottesville on Sunday, September 21, the Free Trolley and Route 7 will detour around portions of West Main Street.


BOOST grant deadline Sept. 15

Building Opportunities tO Support Tourism (BOOST – formerly the Micro-Tourism Local Leverage Grant program) serves to support tourism-related ventures of eligible businesses within the City of Waynesboro through the award of grant funding up to $3,000 per entry/event.


Waynesboro woman arrested for pepper spray attack

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a city woman on a felony charge after she used pepper spray during a domestic disturbance Sunday afternoon.


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September River City Radio Hour has magic, country

The September River City Radio Hour regulars Boogie Kings and the First Lady of Comedy, Marsha Howard will be joined by John-Robert Rimel, a country-singer phenomenon, and the Amazing Man of Magic, Peter Monticup.


Enormous dollhouse on display at new P. Buckley Moss gallery

You’ve probably noticed a child’s wonderland in the window at 329 West Main Street. Miniature in scale but extremely large and detailed by traditional dollhouse standards, the Moss Dollhouse is well-known and well-loved.


Scottsville Founder Day Celebration September 13

Join Scottsville town officials and the Albemarle County Board of Supervisors past and present in honoring and congratulating the Town of Scottsville on the occasion of the 270th anniversary of Albemarle County’s founding with Scottsville as its seat.


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TOUCH the Band to perform at Carver Recreation Center

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation will present a concert by TOUCH the Band on Friday, September 12 from 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm at Carver Recreation Center.


Man arrested in Waynesboro after month-long shoplifting spree

The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Grottoes man yesterday who went on a month long shoplifting spree through four localities. Bradley Alan Mowbray, 25 years old, faces four larceny charges, one from each of the localities where he committed the thefts.


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Culpeper District Roads Report: Aug. 25-29

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper VDOT District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones.


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River City Radio Hour retreats to Main Street United Methodist

Ever mindful that change in the climate and with an eye on the forecast for Friday, August 22, the Wayne Theatre Alliance has reluctantly announced that the Radio Hour season opener will be moved from the street in front of the Wayne Theatre to the Fellowship Hall of the Main Street United Methodist Church in Waynesboro.


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OASIS debuts new show on Sept. 5

On September 5th, a new show will open, displaying painted wood by various OASIS artists.


City of Waynesboro announces tourism grants available

Building Opportunities tO Support Tourism (BOOST – formerly the Micro-Tourism Local Leverage Grant program) serves to support tourism-related ventures of eligible businesses within the City of Waynesboro through the award of grant funding up to $3,000 per entry/event.


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The River City Radio Hour takes to Main Street in Waynesboro

The River City Radio Hour begins the new season in an open-air performance in downtown Waynesboro. The traditional August opener will be on the 500 block of West Main Street. With the Wayne Theatre as a backdrop, the Friday, August 22 at 7:00pm Radio Hour will again bring music, comedy and drama to its audience.


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SCC sets hearing on workers compensation premium levels

The State Corporation Commission (SCC) has scheduled an October hearing to consider a request filed by the National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc. (NCCI) to adjust the premium levels charged for workers’ compensation insurance.


Temporary water cutoffs to affect some Waynesboro neighborhoods on Friday

On Friday, weather permitting, the City of Waynesboro Water Division will be temporarily shutting off water service from midnight-4am for the installation of a new 8” feeder line to the existing water system at the intersection of West Main Street and Pelham Drive.


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The official 2014-2015 Harrisonburg-Rockingham Visitor Guide now available

The Harrisonburg- Rockingham County 2014-2015 Visitor Guide is now available at the Hardesty-Higgins House Visitor Center, located at 212 S Main Street.


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Waynesboro Police investigate Dollar Tree burglary

The Waynesboro Police is requesting assistance in its investigation in an overnight burglary of a Waynesboro business. At 7:30 a.m. today, officers responded to Dollar Tree, 2715 West Main Street for a report of a break in.


Sen. Warner named Legislator of the Year by National Retail Federation

The National Retail Federation (NRF) has named U.S. Sen. Mark Warner (D-VA) their Legislator of the Year for his work in Congress on behalf of small businesses.


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Culture Beat: Local arts, music, more

On Friday, Aug. 1, from 5-8pm, the Arts Council of the Valley will host Refraction of Wounds, an art and poetry exhibit featuring the work of Angela M. Carter and Dave Buracker at the Darrin-McHone Art Gallery, 311 South Main Street (The Smith House), Harrisonburg.


WDDI launching crowdfunding effort to place kiosk downtown

Waynesboro’s Main Street organization, WDDI, is tapping into a new fundraising source to jumpstart a project to locate an information kiosk in the heart of Downtown Waynesboro.


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VDOT Culpeper District Report: July 28-Aug. 1

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week. Traffic movements may be restricted and speed limits reduced in work zones. Items in italics contain new or updated information.


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Robert Hurt on Dodd-Frank Act

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after attending a hearing held by the Financial Service Committee entitled, “Assessing the Impact of the Dodd-Frank Act Four Years Later.”


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Robert Hurt: Dodd Frank’s impacts continue to hamper Main Streets

Four years ago, President Obama signed the Dodd Frank Act, which was intended to address the underlying issues that led to the financial crisis and create a safer financial system.


Holly Sklar: Small businesses want minimum wage increase

If Congress actually listened to small business owners, the minimum wage would be going up. Instead, July 24 will mark five years without an increase since the federal minimum wage was set at $7.25 an hour in 2009.


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Robert Hurt statement on Federal Reserve chair testimony

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after a Financial Services Committee hearing with Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen entitled, “Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.”


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VDOT Culpeper District Road Report: July 14-18

The following highway work is scheduled; weather permitting, in the Culpeper District during the upcoming week.


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Downtown police chase leads to two arrests in Waynesboro

The Waynesboro Police Department has arrested a man and woman after a Sunday afternoon traffic stop escalated to a vehicle pursuit which resulted in a crash and apprehension of a wanted felon.


New navigation signs at Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park

Visitors looking for Cedar Creek and Belle Grove National Historical Park will find new navigational signs to enhance their visit.


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Governor signs AG’s legislation to combat patent trolls

Today, Governor Terry R. McAuliffe ceremonially signed SB150 and HB375, compromise legislation brokered by the Attorney General Mark R. Herring’s office to protect Virginia businesses from patent trolls.


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Robert Hurt: Energy independence will reduce gas prices, create jobs

It is hard to believe that only five short years ago, the national average price for a gallon of gas was $2.35 compared to $3.68 today.


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Robert Hurt touts House GOP energy bill

Congressman Robert Hurt (R-Virginia) released the following statement after voting in favor of H.R. 4899, the Lowering Gasoline Prices to Fuel an America that Works Act of 2014, which expands onshore energy production, streamlines permitting processes and reduces unnecessary red tape.


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Waynesboro Police make two embezzlement arrests

The Waynesboro Police Department has charged two individuals in separate embezzlement cases from two different city businesses. Both subjects were arrested over the weekend and released on personal recognizance bonds.