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A new route for old buses

To the Bottom and Back, an organization that shuttles late-night partygoers, has asked area school districts to donate old school buses to their service.

NewsFeeds 3.14.10

Eagles threatened by clearing too near (Virginia Gazette) A Toano subdivision recognized as a leader in conservation is at the center of an investigation of illegal clearing near an eagle’s nest. $150,000 makeovers proposed at Beach strip malls (Virginian-Pilot) Along Newtown Road at Virginia Beach Boulevard, Karen Stephens’ property, a strip center with outdated signs… Read more »

Goodbye Connecticut

The Indian has left the Diamond. Almost. The 2,400-pound sculpture that has peered over the Boulevard for more than two decades will be disassembled Saturday morning by Chesterfield-based Holiday Signs. Kyle Dillaman, an account executive with the company, said the statue breaks down into about five pieces that will be carried down individually by a… Read more »

Remodeling Carytown

Carytown is getting a face lift. You might not have noticed yet, because most of the work is still to come. But by summer, streetscape improvements should be quite noticeable, said Bob Broomfield, president of the Carytown Merchants Association. Broomfield is owner of the Play N Trade video game store. In September, the city paved… Read more »

Party-goers get onboard free bus

Jim Porter is the designated driver of 2,000 Richmonders each weekend. His retired school buses shuttle party-goers from downtown to Carytown and back. And with the backing of some local restaurants, he wants to add a few more buses.

SBA lending rebounds

The SBA loan – a key source of funding for new businesses – is regaining popularity. That’s a good sign for entrepreneurs.