Town Hall attendees raise concerns over rail

February 24, 2016

A packed out Town Hall meeting hosted by Congressman Dave Brat, R-7th inside the Hanover County administration building saw a majority of attendees express concern about the impact that a proposed high-speed rail could have on their homes and farmland.

Rail remains in analysis stage

February 24, 2016

At a Town Hall forum hosted by Congressman Dave Brat R-7th last Wednesday; residents of Ashland and Hanover clearly opposed a proposed high-speed rail that would connect Washington to Richmond.

Randolph-Macon College celebrates $125M in gifts that it's using to add 'curb appeal'

February 19, 2016

At a gala Friday night in one of the new buildings made possible by the effort, Randolph-Macon College celebrated the completion of a fundraising campaign that defied its own projections.

A Newcomer’s Lament ‘At the end of the day, it has to be about the entire city’

February 7, 2016

“That’s really my frustration. At the end of the day, it has to be about the entire city and that’s where I think people are tripping each other up.”

Ashland not on board with one option for high-speed railway

February 7, 2016

A high-speed railway linking Washington and Richmond may have to go through Ashland, troubling some residents in the quaint Hanover County community whose identity is tied to the trains that chug through it daily.

"Connecting Richmond and D.C."

December 14, 2015

For years we’ve heard talk of a high speed rail line connecting Richmond and Washington D.C. Well, a plan is in place and on track to be completed within the next decade.

Proposed higher speed rail line could include eastern bypass around city

December 10, 2015

An outer bypass might be coming to the Fredericksburg after all, just not in the form of a highway.

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