Some neighborhood alleys have been getting redone by City work crews. This one, which bisects the 500 blocks of Cherry, Laurel, Pine, received the smooth gravel treatment this morning.
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From Postal Service press release: The U.S. Postal Service is asking all homeowners to inspect and repair their mailboxes during Mailbox Improvement Week, May 19- 25. Each year, the Postal Service encourages customers to examine and, where necessary, improve the appearance and function of their mailboxes. Repairing suburban and rural mailboxes improves the appearance of [...]
From the Richmond Police Department’s FaceBook page: Richmond Police were proud to join Richmond, VA – Mayor’s Office Dwight C. Jones, Councilman Parker Agelasto, Councilman Jon Baliles and several city residents this morning for a bike ride from Monroe Park to City Hall in honor of Bike to Work Day!
Despite continued questions and controversy, the Mayor’s Office released the following press release: For Immediate Release Contact: Michael Wallace Wednesday, May 15, 2013 (804) 646-2772 Michael.Wallace at Richmondgov.com Mayor to Officially Open New 2nd Street Connector Road WHO: Mayor Dwight C. Jones Ellen Robertson, Richmond City Council Vice President, District 6 Parker Agelasto, Richmond City [...]
Questions from individual citizens did not get answered, but with more interest in the canal, now Better Government is posing questions. From Better Government: May 13, 2013 VIA EMAIL TO: ray.tarasovic at richmondgov.com Police Chief Ray J. Tarasovic Police Headquarters 200 West Grace Street Richmond, VA 23220 Re: Canal Wall Destruction Investigation Dear Chief Tarasovic, [...]
From City press release: Richmond, VA — Mayor Dwight C. Jones’ Pedestrian, Bicycling, and Trails Commission invites the city of Richmond to participate in Richmond Bike Month during May. The goal of the 2nd Annual Richmond Bicycle Commuter Challenge to show how easy, affordable, and healthy bike commuting can be. “The Richmond Bicycle Commuter Challenge [...]
From City announcement: For Immediate Release May 8, 2013 For more information, contact: Sharon North – (804) 646-5607 Lane Closure – Laurel Street WHO: City of Richmond Department of Public Works WHAT: Lane Closure WHEN: Monday, May 13 through Friday June 17 WHERE: Laurel Street between Cathedral Place and West Franklin Street BACKGROUND: The northbound [...]
From press release: Better Government Richmond, a citizen advocacy organization, is pleased to announce the release of a new video about the City of Richmond Water Utility Charges and Rates. Better Government members produced this video in order to inform the public about the Mayor’s proposed plan that is under review by City Council. Better [...]
Neighbor Charles Pool sent this email to members of City Council yesterday. (Ed. note: He received permission to send them an attachment of the “Tiller” magazine article, but I have not received permission to post that here. If I do receive it or a public website link to it, I will be sure to post [...]
There was a meeting with contractors and City staff on site yesterday at the ramp below the Overlook at Oregon Hill. The paving of the area and addition of handicap railing will begin soon. Work is anticipated to begin within the next week to week and a half. Please be aware that this area will [...]