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We’re getting reports that several blocks of Creighton Court are taped off after a shooting. A plane is circling the neighborhood over the Woodville/Fairmount. Updates as they become available.
A reader writes in with a heads-up on Silverline Security: A guy named Michael Richeson came by our door today to offer what sounds like an unbelievably good deal in “upgrading” our home security system. The company gets terrible reviews (bait/switch) online, and I wanted to call attention to it on here. They are targeting [...]
There was apparently a bad accident in front of the Market on Main Street. Reports on twitter say it might be fatal: Looks like a fatal accident in front of the Market in #CH. Motorcyle under a Marriott van. Whole area to 23rd taped off w/crime scene tape.
Four proposed options for a 2010 Richmond Real Estate Tax Rate were introduced today during the scheduled Richmond City Council Formal Meeting. The proposed options include $1.23, $1.22, $1.21 and $1.19. The current Richmond Real Estate Tax rate is $1.20, which would remain the same if no new rate is adopted. The vote on the [...]
Councilwoman Cynthia Newbille will host a 7th District Community meeting at Martin Luther King, Jr. Middle School on Saturday morning from 10AM-noon, prior to the Heritage Awards Program.
Got any friends looking to move? Open house for 3310 O Street on Saturday, February 20, 2010 from 4-6pm. This house is a beautiful renovation with heart-pine floors throughout, all new roof, insulation, plumbing and dual zone heating and air. 4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, approx 2100 sq ft plus an unfinished basement. This house is [...]
A reader writes in with a good observation (and a photo!): Why are plow trucks driving all around the city with their plows up?!?! They drove by our house 7-10 times last night, each time doing no actual plowing. While going to Lowe’s, we’ve seen several other city plows, again, plows up off the ground. [...]
Broad Street east and west bound lanes from 25th Street to 14th Street are now closed to all traffic until further notice. The Boulevard Bridge has also been closed by city officials until further notice. As anticipated, the heavy snow fall along with freezing temperatures is creating hazardous road conditions as snow accumulation rises.
The 7th District Meeting for tomorrow is canceled and is going to be rescheduled for Saturday, February 13th, 2010 at 10:00. More details to follow.
The Friends of Chimborazo Playground have word on a delicious fundraiser for Tricycle Gardens: If you eat at any of the Capital Ale Houses on any Thursday in January between 5pm and 10pm, and take one of these (attached) fliers with you, they will donate 25% of your food bill to Tricycle Gardens!
The Richmond Police Department wil be more than doubling the number of officers on the streets for New Year’s Eve. The officers and detectives will be divided among the Department’s four precincts based on the analysis of previous years’ data on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day incidents. “The majority of calls for New [...]
Dominion Power is reporting a widespread power outage in the area due to a circuit breaker outage at a substation. They anticipate having the power back up by noon.
Peter over at Boulevardizen has a great link to an archive of over 800 photos for sale from the Dementi Studios archive (including this view down the Broad Street hill, and several from the train tunnel collapse    ).