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Richmond’s Fantastic Garage Sale! – 2017

It’s that time of year again! Time to clear out your basements and garages, dust off those long forgotten “treasures” and turn them into cash!  This is a great opportunity to de-clutter your home, get out and say “Hi” to your neighbours and breath some fresh air

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McBean Street Bridge Work

Hurray! There are barricades finally blocking access to the McBean bridge sidewalk on the west side. I’m sure I am not the only one who has expressed concern to the city about the three gaping holes where the sidewalk has crumbled along the edge of the bridge.

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Diabetic Foot Care

The RVA was contacted by Jennifer Christie-Money, a diabetic foot care nurse with “Barefoot Essentials of Ottawa”, who is interested in setting up a monthly “clinic” in Richmond. She is looking for accessible space where clients can come to her. I have made some suggestions and am

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Fowler Street House Fire

The devastating house fire at 27 Fowler Street last Friday shocked us all. Several fire departments responded. Driving by there is nothing left. The Purdy family, with their three children were left homeless. However; villagers quickly responded with overwhelming support. I am sure there are several places

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Winter Banners 2016/17

Banners are up! …thank you to all Winter Banner artists! Another season for Richmond’s aspiring young artists to show their beautiful creations! Banners are now on display along Perth and McBean Streets, just in time for Christmas. One of the Richmond Village Association’s most popular annual activities

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