Richmond Folk Festival 2010

The Richmond Folk Festival is happening this weekend on the banks of the James River in downtown Richmond, from 2nd to 7th streets and from Byrd Street to the James River – including Brown’s Island, the American Civil War Center at Tredegar, the lawn of the New Market (Ethyl) Corporation, portions of Federal Reserve parking […]

Fall Leaf Collection Schedule

Greater Fulton is scheduled to have fall leaf collection between January 4th and January 14th, 2011. You can find the entire city schedule here:  City of Richmond Fall 2010 Leaf Collection Schedule. Backyard composting is a great way to handle leaves. See the Fall 2010 edition of the Greater Fulton Hill Neighborhood News for more […]

Fulton Funk Jam Sept. 4 in Gillies Creek Park

Everyone’s invited to the Fulton Funk Jam in Gillies Creek Park on September 4th from 3pm to 8pm. There will be a live band, DJ Star Funk, Praise Music, Pastor Garland Jones of Mt. Zion Church in North Carolina, Sports Events and much more. School supplies will be given away to school children to get […]

Adopt a Tree

The City’s Adopt A Tree Program has a new deadline of Sept.1. If you are interested in having a new tree planted, and adopting it, see the details here.

Fulton’s Kelly Kennedy in On Golden Pond at Barksdale

Fulton’s own Kelly Kennedy is co-starring in “On Golden Pond” at Barksdale Theater at Hanover Tavern July 16 until Aug. 29. It runs Thursday through Saturday nights at 8 and Sunday afternoon at 2. Tickets are $38 every performance and $35 for seniors 55 or older. Their website:  Gather your friends and see Fulton’s […]

Large Item Pick-up Next Week

The city will pick up brush and large items next week, July 19-23. To arrange a pick up, you must call 311 and give the address.  Items should be placed where your trash is collected.  The next scheduled pick up is Aug. 16-20.

Houses for Sale

An unscientific analysis of property listings on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) of the Greater Fulton area reveals the following, as of July 9, 2010: 42 houses actively on the market in the MLS in the greater Fulton area Lowest listing price is $29,950 Highest listing price is $349,950 The mean listing price is $123,784 […]

Dragon Boat Races at Rocketts Landing July 31

Rocketts Landing is hosting Dragon Boat Races on July 31 all day! Dragon Boat racing is an ancient tradition from China where 40-foot canoes decorated like dragons race across the water. Each powered by 20 paddlers, one steerer, and a drummer. Other cultural events, including dragon dancing, will take place on sh ore. More information […]

Williamsburg Road Improvements Underway

The Department of Public Works has started improvements to Williamsburg Road in response to citizen concerns over damage to parked cars and faded crosswalks. The striping defines the travel lanes, helping drivers to stay out of the parking zones. Crosswalks are being re-painted as well. Hopefully these improvements will also slow traffic by making drivers […]

Clarifying Richmond’s Stormwater Utility

I attended a presentation of the Richmond Stormwater Utility today, and found out some very useful and interesting information about the new Stormwater Utility program and fee. Richmond has instituted the new fee as a proactive measure. Cities such as Norfolk and Virginia Beach have their stormwater utility fees prescribed by the Environmental Protection Agency […]

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