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City starts post-bond sewer talks

Richmond leaders put in long hours in support of the city’s $5.1-million wastewater bond. City voters then made a difficult choice April 6 approving the bond proposal, rather than asking…

‘On the other side,’ a cancer survivor finds compassion, understanding

Christal Milligan works at House of Hope, a domestic-violence agency in Lexington. The agency’s volunteer coordinator, Milligan is herself is now tapping a reservoir of hope in battling non-Hodgkin lymphoma,…

Berning departs praising others

Councilman Jason Berning exited his Richmond City Council tenure thinking the world of his peers. Berning concluded his final report as Finance Committee Chairman Tuesday praising the city’s administration and…

Postcards from Richmond’s past

Milford Wyss, 88, sits in an easy chair, a bag of ice balanced on the foot he has propped up. Swollen and bruised from a middle-of-the-night run-in with a rocking…

Council to test parking changes on Olive, Broadway

The Richmond City Council will soon test some recommended parking reforms. The Public Safety Committee and local law enforcement responded to complaints about bottlenecked Richmond streets by recommending no parking…

Council asks, Wright grants hands-on hiring role

Newly appointed Richmond Mayor Mike Wright has already shown his hiring process probably won’t resemble Lance Green’s. Wright said Wednesday that a committee of himself, Human Resources Director Sandra Williams…

Council selects Wright as city’s mayor

With a quick and decisive vote, Richmond City Council selected former Mayor Pro Tem Mike Wright to be Richmond�s new mayor at Tuesday�s city council meeting. Between swearing in new…

State funding cuts may eliminate driver’s ed, P.E. from summer school

Driver’s education, a physical fitness program and other enrichment and non-academic classes were tentatively eliminated from summer school Tuesday in a Richmond School Board reorganization that also shifted elementary summer…

City OKs expense- tracking reform

With one vote Tuesday evening, the Richmond City Council took a step toward addressing two years of expense-tracking questions. The council unanimously approved a four-part written policy that monitors city…

Richmond Mayor Lance Green resigns

Just three days after voters gave the nod to council incumbents, Richmond Mayor Lance Green on Friday afternoon informed the city he was resigning immediately. No formal reason was given.…