Attached is the latest quarterly issue of the B-Conomist, a quarterly publication we send out to Bridgewater businesses. B-Conomist Summer 2022

Best of the Valley 2022

The next round of voting for the Daily News-Record's "Best of the Valley" awards for 2022 is underway. This round of voting will narrow the list down to the top five nominees in each of the 145 categories. Visit the DNR's website to vote for your favorite Bridgewater businesses!

Pharmacy Quest

Some of you know that we will be meeting with Augusta Health later this month about a pharmacy and, possibly, related medical facilities. Nothing is definite at this point, but they are very interested to learn more about our needs. We are already talking to business leaders about their needs and how Augusta Health might... Continue Reading →

Best of the Valley 2022

The Daily News-Record is currently accepting nominations for the 2022 Best of the Valley Contest.  Make sure your favorite Bridgewater businesses are included by nominating them here.  Last year a number of Town businesses placed in this contest including Anita’s Decadent Delights, Ashby Mini Storage, Bridgewater Coffee, Bridgewater College, Bridgewater Foods, Bridgewater Retirement Community, Cracked... Continue Reading →

Bridgewater Businesses

You’ve probably noticed some recent efforts to boost economic growth in Bridgewater.  The word growth here may be a bit misleading.  Our goal isn’t necessarily to get bigger, rather to grow in our connection with our local business community and help them to succeed.  We know residents love living in Bridgewater because we hear that... Continue Reading →

Voting for “Best of Virginia”

Don’t forget - the deadline is quickly approaching to support your favorite Bridgewater businesses with a vote through Virginia Living's Best of Virginia survey. Click here to vote: Best of Virginia Reader’s Survey Encourage your friends and family to vote too and use social media tags @VirginiaLiving to share your #BOV2022 picks. Voting closes on... Continue Reading →


You may have heard that Francesco’s at 101 North Main Street recently changed hands.  The new owner contacted us, and they will be providing the same delicious menu, the same friendly staff you have known for years, and the same convenient hours.  Dave Miller was previously the proprietor of both Dave’s Taverna locations in Harrisonburg... Continue Reading →


Attached below is our latest issue of the B-Conomist, a quarterly publication we share with Bridgewater businesses. Feel free to email b-conomist@bridgewater.town if you have any questions about economic development in Bridgewater. (And if you’re a Bridgewater business owner, you can get the B-Conomist e-mailed to you every quarter!) B-Conomist 4th Quarter Issue 2021

Bridgewater’s Best Idea

The Town of Bridgewater is pleased to announce the beginning of "Bridgewater's Best Idea" (BBI), a competition that will provide $250,000 in funding for an existing business to expand its Bridgewater operation, or for a new business to locate in Town. The Bridgewater Town Council adopted a resolution on July 13 that appropriated $250,000 in... Continue Reading →

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