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Mayor Levar Stoney and representatives from VCU’s Wilder School on Thursday unveiled the mayor's highly anticipated performance review of City Hall. Stoney also outlined a plan to address its recommendations. more

May 25, 2017 3:00 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Budget cuts have left the Richmond Public Library system without enough funds to operate the way it should, says its director, Scott Firestine: "We may have to shorten our hours, and cut back on library programs and outreach programs." more

Apr 11, 2017 12:15 PM News

RPS Superintendent Dana Bedden delivered his third State of the Schools address Tuesday night, promising to shepherd the school system he took over in 2014 through a transition period and work with City Hall's new leadership to do so. more

Mar 15, 2017 11:00 AM Education

Citing limited resources and neglected needs, Mayor Levar Stoney on Monday unveiled his first budget, proposing utility rate increases and additional funding for Richmond Public Schools. more

Mar 7, 2017 11:15 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog 2 Comments

These are anxious times for Yanet Amado, a Mexican-born college student whose long-term status here is far from secure. She hopes that telling her story will help to promote understanding amid the heated debate surrounding immigration policy. more

Feb 12, 2017 6:30 AM Sunday Story

Mayor Levar Stoney signed a directive Monday morning he says “reaffirms” Richmond’s commitment to inclusion in the wake of President Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration. more

Feb 6, 2017 6:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Former Mayor Dwight C. Jones departed City Hall at the end of 2016, but his final actions in office are still looming over his successor and the new Richmond City Council. more

Jan 23, 2017 4:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog 1 Comments

We asked three notable Richmonders to imagine the quintessential RVA pie. more

Jan 23, 2017 8:59 AM FOOD & DRINK

Mayor Levar Stoney announced Thursday that former West End City Council representative and mayoral candidate Jon Baliles will work in his administration. more

Jan 19, 2017 2:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The anti-Joe Morrissey political action committee formed during Richmond’s mayoral contest this past fall was fueled by cash from individuals or organizations that also donated to Mayor Levar Stoney or runner-up Jack Berry’s campaigns. more

Jan 18, 2017 11:00 AM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney delivered his inaugural address Saturday, promising as he did on the campaign trail to begin restoring confidence in government, repairing schools and ushering in a new era of leadership in City Hall. more

Jan 14, 2017 2:29 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Some of Richmond's most brilliant minds converged at the second portion of the Unmasking series and examined how race filters into many aspects of the city's past and present. more

Jan 13, 2017 4:32 PM NEWS & FEATURES

A new report released Tuesday details VCU's economic and cultural influence on Richmond and the surrounding region. more

Jan 10, 2017 12:45 PM News

Levar Stoney was sworn in as Richmond’s new mayor on Saturday at City Hall. more

Dec 31, 2016 1:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Balliceaux is shuttering, but when one door of RVAdine closes, another opens — in this case, a new restaurant will open in this Fan location by spring. more

Dec 30, 2016 4:38 PM Food News & Trends

This should be a huge year for these people and places. Get to know them before they blow up. more

Dec 26, 2016 8:30 AM , , , , , , , , , , Features

Mayor-elect Levar Stoney on Monday announced he will retain the city’s current chief administrative officer, Selena-Cuffee Glenn, when his term begins in January. He also named Lincoln Saunders his chief of staff. more

Dec 5, 2016 5:15 PM News

In six and a half months, Stoney's campaign transformed him from a virtual unknown into Richmond's mayor-elect, delivering an improbable outright win that few, if any, outside of his team predicted. How did they do it? more

Nov 18, 2016 1:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

The political ascent of Levar Stoney was made official late Wednesday, when Virginia’s former secretary of the commonwealth was declared Richmond’s mayor-elect. more

Nov 9, 2016 10:30 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog

Former Venture Richmond executive Jack Berry on Wednesday evening conceded the Richmond mayoral election to Levar Stoney in a statement from his campaign. more

Nov 9, 2016 7:59 PM Field Notes: Politics Blog 2 Comments

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