In a short and sweet Richmond Planning and Zoning meeting on Thursday, the board unanimously voted to approve the final plat for Ash Park Phase I at Four Mile Road for residential development.


Richmond Mayor Robert Blythe and Richmond Industrial Development Corporation (RIDC) Director David Stipes celebrated the declaration of the National Manufacturing Month in Richmond this week with updates about industrial development in the city.

The officials of Richmond had an “ambitious agenda” in the words of Mayor Robert Blythe at their worksop meeting Tuesday morning. Typically, the meetings are held in the conference room of city hall, but to get the commissioners excited about the new Richmond senior center, they met at the n…

Erin Jones is the new chief executive officer of the Telford Community Center YMCA, according to a press release from the Y.

After deciding to move forward with building an all-inclusive playground for the city of Richmond nearly six months ago, the Richmond City Commission approved a construction bid from Bluegrass Recreation Sales and Installation LLC for a total of $270,000.

The Richmond Parks and Recreation Board has a lot to look forward to in regards to both up-and-coming and recently opened park projects.

At around noon on Monday, first responders from the Richmond Fire Department received a call in reference to a fire at Richmond Manor Apartments on N. Third Ave, which required the help of several agencies to get safely put out.

One out of every four women, and one out of every seven men will fall victim to domestic violence at some point in their life, according to Jennifer Lainhart, the director of the Hope's Wings Domestic Violence Shelter.

During the Richmond City Commission workshop meeting on Tuesday, commissioners awarded the Water Street restoration project to The Allen Company.


Currently, the Glyndon Hotel and adjoining spaces on Main Street sit vacant, save the Republican headquarters that is occupying part of the space. Rodney Davis plans to change all of that, turning it into a destination spot for travelers and a staple in the community for the residents.

In an effort to better engage the citizens of Richmond, the city has announced the unveiling of their new mobile app, appropriately named City of Richmond, KY.

Richmond Mayor Robert Blythe along with Eastern Kentucky University President Michael Benson signed a proclamation declaring September Fire Safety Prevention Month to kick off the Richmond City Commission's regularly scheduled Tuesday night meeting.

In the midst of an ongoing problem of what to do to accommodate the Madison County Detention Center's growing overpopulation problem, the city of Richmond offered the county the empty armory building on Second Street as a reprieve.

As a part of a monthly financial report to the Richmond Parks and Recreation Board, Erin Moore, director of parks and administration, said that the board had utilized around 16.5% of the approved budget of just over $1 million.

Two Richmond residents went before the Richmond Planning and Zoning Commission Thursday evening to request amendments to a zoning ordinance and a zoning map.

After meeting with several hotel and motel operators in Richmond last week about their concerns with the recently passed chronic nuisance property ordinance, the city commission voted to approve a new ordinance, including amendments in several areas.

The Richmond Codes Enforcement Board discussed two out of the three properties listed on their agenda Wednesday evening, including a property on Parrish Ave. and Earlene Court.

When hotel and motel owners in Richmond came to the city commission expressing concerns about recently passed ordinance 19-14, or the chronic nuisance property ordinance, the board of commissioners discussed making several amendments.

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