RVA Civic Associations – Get Involved Now!

Get ready to get your community! 9th District Councilman Doug Conner is hosting a Civic Association Workshop on Saturday, July 9 from 10:00am-2:00pm as a way to help encourage more Richmond residents to get active in their local neighborhoods. So whether you’re already helping to run a civic association or want to learn more […]

Fireworks Come to the River

If you haven’t heard, the City of Richmond and partners Venture Richmond, MWV (MeadWestVaCo), and Dominion Power have partnered to present the first ever fireworks display along the James River for the 4th of July. The new event will take place on Browns Island in Downtown Richmond, but the display will certainly be seen from […]

June 9th District Meeting Tonight, June 28

Councilman Doug Conner invites the community to attend the June 28, 2011 9th District Community Meeting. Meetings begin at 5:00pm with a local crime report from the Richmond Police Department and regular business uusually begins at 5:30pm. Meeting Agenda: 5:00pm-5:30pm – 9th District Police Report 5:30-6:30pm – Updates on new city jail, community gardens, civic […]

House Fire on Broad Rock Road Leaves Family Displaced

Sad news this morning that 9 people are displaced after a house fire last night on Broad Rock Road. WWBT-12 has the story here The fire happened at 1:30 am this morning, Wednesday, April 27, 2011 in the 100 block of East Broad Rock Road and Lawson Street, just off of Hull Street Road. The […]

Richmond Swim Team Wins State Championship

Congratulations go out to Richmond’s young swimmers! The City’s Parks & Recs Department recently announced some great news for Richmond youth… Richmond Swim Team Wins Championship Richmond, VA – The Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Facilities’ competitive youth swim team, the Richmond Racers, won the Virginia Community Swim League Championship (VCSL) in the Saturday, […]

Shooting Investigated on Southside

WWBT-12 reports that a shooting occurred today, April 25 around 4:40pm at one of the shopping strips near East Belt Boulevard. One person was shot in the leg but without serious injury. The incident seems to have been caused by an argument.

9th District Community Meeting April 26

The community is invited to the April 9th District Community Meeting, which will be held on Tuesday, April 26, 2011
Meetings are held at Southside Baptist Christian School, located at 5515 Bryce Lane off Hull Street Road.
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Popular RVA Chef Andy Howell Heads to Manchester

Well, the rumors are official. Chef Andy Howell, of Avenue 805 and more recently Cafe Rustica fame, is leaving to head across the river to Manchester. Expected to open in the late summer, Howell promises to open an Asian inspired noodle bar restaurant. With the long awaited opening of Parkside Restaurant on Forest Hill Avenue, […]

You’re Invited to the 9th District Community Meeting on March 22

The community is encouraged to attend the 9th District Community Meetings, which are held monthly at Southside Baptist Christian School, which is located just off Hull Street Road at 5515 Bryce Lane Richmond, VA 23224. Meetings are held in the auditorium/community center and there’s plenty parking. The March Community Meeting will be held March 22, 2011 […]

Recap of February 9th District Community Meeting

9th District Councilman Doug Conner presided over the February 15, 2011 9th District Community Meeting at Southside Baptist Christian School, which covered the following issues in the community: -RPD monthly report given by Lt. Angela Greene. One important issue noted is that the curfew for children under 18 is 11:00pm -Representative Benjamin Lambert unexpectedly appeared […]