$3.4M in federal rent relief has aided families in RRHA housing

Virginia’s rent relief program is providing real relief to public housing tenants in Richmond who have fallen months behind in paying rent due to the pandemic.

RRHA board begins process to redevelop Mosby Court South

Dr. Basil I. Gooden is the new chairman of the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s nine-member Board of Commissioners.

Where to vote

Voters in the Metro Richmond area will be able to vote early in person this weekend, with polling places in Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover open on Saturday, Oct. 23.

Need a ride to the polls?

Need a ride to the polls to vote? Local and national groups are again providing options.

Top Dems energize Va. voters to turn out for McAuliffe

With the clock winding down to Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 2, Virginia’s Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe is calling in the national heavy-hitters to get voters to turn out to the polls.

Former President Obama, First Lady Jill Biden, other big-name Dems to stump for McAuliffe

Former President Obama and other prominent Democrats are headed to Virginia in a bid to rally voters for the party’s candidate for governor, Terry McAuliffe.

Grandparents may hold key to overcoming COVID-19 vaccine hesitancy

Black seniors who themselves are vaccinated could be the trusted messengers the community needs to push the COVID-19 vaccination, public health experts said at a recent news briefing.

Area leaders talk about the next steps for Richmond in the post-Confederate monument era

The statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee may be gone from Monument Avenue, but the work to create a better Richmond continues.

Kaine-Holton household split on casino

U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine gave casino opponents a boost when he announced that he had voted against the proposed South Side gambling mecca.

Community Vaccination Center opens at Richmond Raceway

A reinstated mass vaccination clinic at Richmond Raceway on Laburnum Avenue got off to a busy, though rocky start this week, with officials promising a quick adjustment to accommodate the unexpected demand for shots.

Free COVID-19 testing, vaccines

Free community testing for COVID-19 continues.

School Board members introduce teacher collective bargaining resolution

Is collective bargaining coming to Richmond Public Schools?

New programs at George Wythe and John Marshall aimed at boosting student achievement

George Wythe and John Marshall high schools are big winners of the Virginia Department of Education’s 21st century Community Learning Center grants.

$22.3M: The amount the city expects the surplus to be from 2020-21 fiscal year

A $22.3 million surplus, equal to $96 for every man, woman and child in Richmond.

Wrinkle in process means RPS doesn’t have access to city-managed school construction money

Richmond Public Schools has hit an unexpected roadblock on its way to hiring an architectural team to design a replacement for decaying George Wythe High School.