Popular Downtown Shuttle Service Considers Short Pump Expansion

The owner of the popular To the Bottom and Back, Inc. (2BNB) bus service in Richmond is considering expanding his service into Short Pump. Jim Porter told the Citizen that he’s had preliminary discussions with a local business that may consider partial sponsorship of such service, which could operate only in that region or possibly shuttle […]

Short Pump Community Center Members Lose State Corporation Commission Fight

Members of the Short Pump Community Center have failed in their attempt to convince the State Corporation Commission to stop dissolution of the SPCC by its board of directors, but they’re likely not done fighting to save the center.
In a March 19 decision, the SCC’s three commissioners ruled in favor of the SPCC’s board […]

Registration For Greater Richmond Scan Run/Walk Now Open

Registration is now open for the second annual Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) 5k Run/Walk and Kids Run, scheduled for Feb. 27 at Short Pump Town Center. The 5k race will begin at 9 a.m. with a children’s run at 8:30 a.m. There also will be a family festival in the food court following […]

I-295 Resurfacing Set To Get Underway This Week

VDOT will begin a resurfacing project on I-295 south in Henrico County between the Interstate 64 interchange (Exit 53) and Route 33 (Exit 49) Sunday evening. The work will be performed weeknights between 8 p.m. and 6 a.m. and some weekends during non-peak hours through next summer.
The project will involve extensive repairs to the […]

Hotel Sierra Grand Opening Benefits Central Virginia Food Bank

The Hotel Sierra celebrated the opening of its 10th hotel in the U.S. with a July 9 lunch, cocktail party and open house at its new location behind Short Pump Town Center. With help from Heart of the Community Consulting, the Hotel Sierra Richmond West also raised funds for the Central Virginia Food Bank (CVFB). […]

Henrico County School Board Selects Pairing 3

The Henrico County School Board voted unanimously tonight to adopt a revised version of “Pairing 3,” concluding a process that began in earnest last October when a 70-member volunteer committee began meeting to devise potential plans. The new school boundaries will take effect at the beginning of the 2010-11 school year.
The committee had provided […]

Redistricting Process Nears End

Hundreds of Henrico residents attended three public forums last week to weigh in on the three redistricting pairings being considered by the Henrico County School Board. The lengthy redistricting process is scheduled to conclude May 28, when the School Board votes to adopt one of the three pairings.
Many speakers last week urged the board […]

New Site Sought For Maintenance Facility

Henrico County planning officials are looking for a new site on which to consider locating a western Henrico maintenance facility that was originally planned for Twin Hickory Park. The facility is designed to relieve the only existing western Henrico facility on Woodman Road and has been planned as part of Twin Hickory Park, behind Twin […]

House Candidate Running For Office, Literally

Democratic candidate James Towey, who is seeking the 56th District seat in the House of Delegates currently held by Republican Bill Janis, will begin a literal run for office May 29. On that day, Towey will begin a three-day, 56-mile run through the district, from his western Henrico home through Goochland and Louisa County, concluding […]

Third Henrico Redistricting Option To Be Considered

And then there were . . . three? The number of Henrico school redistricting options grew by one April 23, when the county’s School Board April 23 directed school system planning officials to devise a third option by combining portions of two existing plans that were created during a six-month period by a 70-member volunteer […]