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UPS to Lay Off 160 in Manchester

The legacy of J. Hardwood Cochrane's Overnight Transportation is being partially dismantled according to today's announcement by UPS to lay off 160 workers in Manchester as reported by the Times-Dispatch. But I guess that is what's expected when Corporate America takes control of a local business. Then again, the change of control of

Some Good-Lookin’ Cans Y’all!!!

Manchesterites - if you notice some new trash cans in your neighborhood you can thank RVA Clean Sweep and Keep Virginia Beautiful. RVA Clean Sweep received a grant this year from Keep Virginia Beautiful which made possible the purchase of trash cans for Manchester. Clean Sweep has done countless cleanups around

Construction Starts on 7 West

I am not sure exactly why, but I decided to go biking through Manchester Saturday while temperatures soared into the high 90s with a heat index of 108. Luckily I was rewarded with some new sights for my effort. Perhaps the most interesting of all the scenery I spied was the new construction that