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Residents plea against rezoning in Mechanicsville: 'Please keep it as it is. I beg you'

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — Hanover County’s Planning Commission made a special exception at their meeting Thursday night and allowed members of the public to express their views on a plan to re-zone part of Mechanicsville. 329 more words


7-year-old battling brain cancer gives back to pediatric patients

RICHMOND, Va. — A seven-year-old girl from Mechanicsville is helping put a smile on the faces pediatric patients as she fights her own battle with brain cancer. 241 more words


Hanover subdivision says county proposal could ruin the neighborhood

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. (WRIC) — People living in a Mechanicsville subdivision are taking aim at a plan they believe could ruin their neighborhood.

The controversy is coming out of Hanover County’s review of its comprehensive plan. 263 more words


F.X. Sauvé: The Francophone Godfather of Kitchissippi

By Dave Allston – 

Hintonburg and Mechanicsville have particularly deep francophone roots. While both neighbourhoods still feature a bilingual population, it may surprise some to know that for most of their history, these two areas were mainly French-speaking, at some times, significantly so. 1,097 more words

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Pole Green Elementary students chat with NASA Astronauts

HANOVER COUNTY, Va. — Students at Pole Green Elementary School in Mechanicsville had an out-of-this-world lesson Wednesday.

Pole Green Elementary was one of six schools nationwide chosen to take part in a live chat with NASA Astronauts aboard the International Space Station. 49 more words


Cold Harbor by Gordon C. Rhea

In Cold Harbor: Grant and Lee, May 26-June 3, 1864, Gordon C. Rhea charts the battles and maneuvers between the Union Army of the Potomac and Confederate Army of Northern Virginia, from the stalemate on the North Anna River through the Cold Harbor offensive in late spring, 1864. 494 more words


Nikki-Dee explores Through the Garden Gate Antiques

MECHANICSVILLE, Va. — If you haven’t checked out Through the Garden Gate Antiques yet, you are missing out.

Not only do Pam and Ronnie make much their furniture and decorative home accents by hand, they have a passion for Jesus that permeates through the entire shop. 82 more words