Join us for breakfast Saturday, April 20 in Abner Clay Park at 8:00 a.m. for food, fellowship and neighborhood clean up.
Archive for “environment”
The City of Richmond is hosting a follow-up community meeting about the proposed public park area on the west end of the Leigh Street property immediately behind the Science Museum.
Have you seen the construction? It’s hard for one to miss the huge wooden exterior currently under construction in historic Carver.
Clean Sweep Program Begins October 15 Richmond Mayor Dwight Jones announced on Monday, October 8 that residents and visitors in parts of the Carver Community will soon see clean-up crews in their neighborhoods on a routine basis. On Monday, October 15 the City’s Special Residential Parking District Clean Sweep Program will go into effect. The [...]
PRESS RELEASE: A demonstration to protest the city’s outrageous $49.40 minimum monthly water/sewer service charge will take place at City Hall, 900 E. Broad Street, at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, September 24, before the meeting of the Richmond City Council. A Press Conference will be held at 5:30. The demonstration is sponsored by the Sierra [...]
Hurricane season is upon us and it’s important that every resident is prepared for an emergency. Last year, a magnitude 5.8 earthquake struck Mineral, Virginia, on August 23. Many residents will never forget the aftershocks felt throughout the Jackson Ward neighborhood. Thankfully residents in the Ward escaped with minimal damage to their community and homes. [...]
The city is going solar. Check this out! From the Office of the Press Secretary: Sunday evening the City will begin installing 44 Big Belly Solar Locations and their companion recycling units. The 88 receptacles will be placed at various locations throughout the City, including the downtown area and in several City parks. http://www.RichmondGov.com/.
WHO: Richmond Clean City Commission, Richmond Department of Public Works, and Central Virginia Waste Management Authority. WHAT: Drop off for all household electronic items, such as computers, monitors, radios, fax machines, microwaves, camcorders, etc. Fluorescent light bulbs and large appliances cannot be accepted. WHEN:Saturday, October 15, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. WHERE: 3101 N. Boulevard [...]
I’m not sure how long these have been in place, but I know it’s not common knowledge that there are recycling bins downtown. I just learned of the one on Grace Street recently. For apartment and highrise residents this is a step forward. I hope more people start recycling now that they know were to go. [...]
As part of the River City Saunter, we were treated to tours of several historic rehab projects, one of which was an apartment project on 3rd Street that I noticed after the Tea Party convention. This building is lot more interesting than the industrial brick exterior would indicate.