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Plan for Richmond park system begins to take shape

Park board members have begun to establish a foundation for a comprehensive plan to spend tax money that voters approved last year. Members met at the new Richmond Fire Station…

Economic factors making it harder to help residents in Henrietta

The Henrietta Board of Aldermen have found themselves in a tough spot. Continue to help residents who rent and go further into debt, or cut them off. The latest dilemma…

School board approves funding for Dear

After a short discussion, the Richmond Board of Education voted unanimously at the board meeting Tuesday to finance $350,000 to provide up-front funding for the completion of the safe room/multi-purpose…

Bivines aquitted on all charges

CARROLLTON – Lorne Bivines is a free man today thanks to a decision by 12 jurors. Bivines was acquitted on two charges yesterday of burglary and stealing. If convicted Bivines…

Time to schedule Kindergarten screenings

The Richmond School District is now scheduling kindergarten screening appointments for children that plan to attend kindergarten for the 2009-2010 school year. The screenings will be held at the Ray…

City inches closer to deal with collection agency

The city council is moving closer to an agreement with a company to perform collection services for the city. Per the agreement the city would pay Collect-Tek $3,700 to collect…

Stucker updates Orrick school board on legislative issues

The Orrick Board of Education met in regular session Monday evening, Feb. 23, with funding leading the discussions. Superintendent Marcus Stucker had recently attended the MSBA Legislative Forum. The economy…

City considers restrictions for new parking lots

Some of the city’s new parking lots are attracting some unwanted attention. City Council members on Tuesday night briefly discussed an ordinance to restrict use of some parking in the…

RHS Technology Class creating a buzz

“It took two years of meetings for parent/community relations,” said Richmond High School Principal Karen Southwick, as she proudly introduced students from Robbin Cole’s Web Page II class to the…

Spiers may step down from council seat in coming weeks

Keeping a full eight seats filled has been a challenge for the Richmond City Council the past several months and is again an issue. First Ward Councilman Scott Spiers has…