Despite opening in the middle of a global pandemic, visitors have discovered Seven Bends State Park, the new park in Woodstock bordered by the North Fork of the Shenandoah River.
The Central Shenandoah Planning District Commission (CSPDC) is conducting a feasibility study for an Agricultural Enterprise Center in the central...
On Thursday August 27, Delegate Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg) will speak about an amendment authorizes DCR to conduct a feasibility study for a rail trail in the Northern Shenandoah Valley.
At the Alliance, we started 2020 with big goals. Now, half-way through and thrown more than one curve ball, we’re still on course, albeit with some changes.
Meet the comp plan—the superhero of the planning world. And, just as superheroes have to have their sidekicks, the comp plan alone can’t get the job done. Communities need several tools in their planning “toolbox” to carry out the plan’s vision.
Before the zoning update (left), the county could have seen a loss of more than a quarter of prime farmland to housing and the addition of up to 40,000 new lots in the next 40 years.
With many local businesses having closed their doors, reduced staff or even completely altered their business models in response to COVID-19, we are excited to see the county moving forward with a new program to support local businesses.
As always, Alliance staff tracked legislation and made advocacy trips to Richmond during the 2020 session. Your calls and emails to legislators made a difference—thank you!
COVID has us interacting with our community in a whole new way and has shifted our perspectives and habits. We’ve heard lots of stories of folks finding creative ways to still ‘shop local’ and we want to hear yours.
There are no upcoming events at this time.