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Clark Springs Has Reopened, Sorta

Although the School Board closed Clark Springs to consolidate services in fewer facilities, the school has been reopened to receive students from Fairfield Court School who have been displaced due to a leaking roof.  The move is planned to continue for the remainder of the school year.  On a related note,  Style Weekly is reporting […]

Burglary on Maplewood

From the weekend police report: BURGLARY 4/10/14 10:25 p.m. – 10:40 p.m. 2100 block of Maplewood Avenue An unknown person(s) entered the residence and stole a video game system and video games.

Does Feeding Geese Cause Wing Deformity?

According to “Angel wing” is a deformity commonly found in ducks, geese, swans, and other waterfowl. There has been little scientific study done on the condition, yet most wildlife and waterfowl experts agree the overwhelming cause of angel wing is an unhealthily-high protein and/or carbohydrate-based diet. The disorder causes the last joint in one […]

Graffiti Envy

Search the word ‘graffiti’ on this blog and you’ll find a fair number of posts over the years. Most are complaints, but some posts praised the paint jobs. Not much of it compares to the collection that was just posted on Church Hill People’s News, unless you count the bus barn’s transition to art installation. […]

Burglary on Rosewood includes Ice Cream, Beer and Wine

From the daily police report: BURGLARY 4/03/14 – 4/7/14 12:00 p.m. – 12:00 p.m. 2000 block of Rosewood Avenue An unknown person(s) entered an unlocked residence and stole a television, iced cream, beer and wine.

Moving Sale on Rosewood

Wind Music at the Carillon, April 19th

Press release: Daily wind measurements will provide code for carillon compositions and live performances at University of Richmond April 14 –18 and Byrd Park April 19th. Creating a new piece of music every day for a week is challenging; creating that music from unique daily wind measurements, composing the piece and then performing it live […]

Found Gray Cat

From a neighbor: Large gray female domestic cat has shown up in our neighborhood obviously belonging to someone. She is not feral. Mostly seen in the evenings at intersection of Shields/Maplewood. She does eat at our home and is quite skittish (of course). You may contact Nelson at 254-2880 for more info

Fountain Lake is Calling

The trees around the lake are blossoming and…

Aggravated Assault on Mulberry St.

From the daily police report: AGGRAVATED ASSAULT 3/31/14 7:58 a.m. 200 block of South Mulberry Street A male reported an unknown male assaulted him.

Theft on Lakeview

From the daily crime report: THEFT FROM BUILDING 3/25/14 7:15 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. 1700 block of Lakeview Avenue An unknown person(s) stole an iPad and jewelry from the building.

Still a Hot Neighborhood

Houses selling on Maplewood.

Lost Dog

Camp Out at Maymont

Camp Out at Maymont with the Family This Spring! Experience Maymont in a whole new way on a Family Camp-Out this spring! Each overnight adventure includes evening and morning hikes, wild stories about our native nocturnal animals, s’mores by the campfire, continental breakfast and much more. Maymont is the perfect place to get the kids […]

Find Out About John B. Cary Elementary at Maymont

From the Maymont Civic League: Our Maymont Civic League will be hosting both Glen Sturtevant (School Board Member Rep for the Museum District, who authored the plan that closed Clark Springs Elem. this summer) and John B. Cary Elementary School’s Principal Brenda Phillips. The idea is that they will give us a report on how […]

Pump House Repairs

From the office of Councian Agelasto: Dear Neighbors: The City of Richmond is upgrading the Columbus Pump Station. As a part of this pump station upgrade, the City needs to replace existing water distribution system valves with new valves. Several of these valves are located in the street just north of the Columbus Pumping Station. […]

We’re Central to Vegetarian Restaurants

Local Arrests in Incident at John Marshall HS

From the Ticonderoga police Department: Incident Outside John Marshall High School Richmond Police detectives are investigating an incident that occurred yesterday on the grounds outside John Marshall High School. At about 2:12 p.m., officers were called to the area for a report of an armed person. They detained two teenaged males, a juvenile and Ki’Yelle […]

Register for Kindergarten

Not only do the Byrd Park neighborhoods have a great local elementary school in John B. Cary, but we’ve also got some help making kindergarten registration even easier. From a consultant with the United Way: Save the Date! Kindergarten registration is Thursday, April 10, 2014, for all public schools in the Richmond region. Children who […]

Farm Bus Stop in Byrd Park?

From neighbor Julie: Hi there. Are you familiar with the Farm Bus that sells local organic veggies? Antibiotic free meat? Cage free eggs? If we have ten homes that are interested in home delivery of seasonal items for cooking healthy and nutritious meals without running to natural markets all the time this is for us. […]

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