DHR, city council members continue Manchester historic district debate


An enhanced outreach effort on a proposed historic district expansion in Manchester continued Wednesday with a meeting between state officials and the three Richmond City Council members whose districts are involved. About two dozen people attended the meeting between staff with the Virginia Department of Historic Resources and the City Council’s Parker Agelasto, Ellen Robertson… Read more »

Westhampton School rezoning passes Planning Commission muster

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The prospects of future development at the old Westhampton School site took a step forward on Monday. The Richmond Planning Commission voted to recommended approval of Bon Secours’ request to rezone the school’s 6 acres at 5800 Patterson Ave. The matter now needs City Council approval. Bon Secours filed the request in late May, as… Read more »

DHR head addresses Manchester boundary debate


A delayed vote on a requested boundary expansion of an historic district in Manchester has prompted the local development team behind the proposal to threaten to halt construction and further investment in the area – even though the state agency reviewing the proposal said it supports the plan.

Henrico nets 5 submissions for outsourcing Belmont Golf Course management

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A handful of parties have thrown their hats in the ring to potentially take over day-to-day operations of the county-owned Belmont Golf Course in Henrico. The county said last week it received five submissions to a “request for information” it put out in early May, seeking ideas from outside companies to operate and maintain the… Read more »