Residents come out in full force about rail proposal

April 12, 2016

Hundreds of Hanover County and Ashland residents gathered Monday, April 4, in the Patrick Henry High School auditorium to attend a public meeting concerning the potential DC2RVA high-speed rail project.

High-speed rail meeting draws crowd

April 6, 2016

A public meeting that addressed concerns regarding the proposed high-speed rail that could run through Hanover County drew a crowd of residents and government officials alike to the Patrick Henry High School auditorium Monday.

Hanover residents turn out to oppose high-speed rail proposals

April 5, 2016

A meeting about a high-speed rail project in Hanover County on Monday turned contentious at times, with many community members voicing disapproval for the project that could cut between 15 and 20 minutes of travel time between Richmond and the nation’s capital.

Editorial: Local items dominate week's news

April 1, 2016

Proposed highways and intersections generate controversy. It is no surprise that plans for high(er)-speed rail have provoked contention in Hanover.

One proposed high speed rail option leaves residents in Hanover uncertain

March 31, 2016

Mike Valentine stood on his land in Hanover County. Ashland and county officials have proposed a bypass to the west after opposition to the project in the town.

Opponents to high speed rail organize group

March 29, 2016

The possibility of high-speed rail invading western Hanover County has prompted some affected citizens to mobilize and initiate a nonprofit group in opposition to the proposed western route.

Want the rail? Hate the rail? Make it official (Hanover Public Meeting)

March 23, 2016

The rail project — which is headed by the Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) — has acquired quite the amount of public comment and feedback. And so it should.

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