South Boston Town Council honored retired police chief Jim Binner and retired police Sgt. Tim VanAernem with a pair of resolutions at its Monday evening meeting.
A pair of resolutions honoring recently retired South Boston Police Chief James “Jim” Binner and recently retired veteran police department member Sgt. Tim VanAernem are on the agenda for Monday’s South Boston Town Council meeting.
South Boston Police Department Capt. Dennis W. Barker is transitioning from working with the police department to working with the town as the new assistant town manager.
South Boston Town Council at its Monday evening meeting voted to amend the budget for 2020-2021, accept bids for the purchase of town-owned property, and give a $200 end-of-year bonus to all full-time town employees.
With unanticipated funds, the town of South Boston’s finances is slated to be a primary topic of conversation at town council’s work session and joint committee meeting at 5:45 p.m. Monday at the Washington Coleman Community Center at 1927 Jeffress Blvd.
Come start the holiday season with South Boston merchants opening their doors for holiday shopping during the 34th annual Downtown South Boston Christmas Open House on Sunday. Gladys the Cow will even make a visit.
South Boston Town Council approved a strategic plan for the town at its Monday evening meeting. The strategic plan outlines the top five priorities identified by council members, in addition to other “areas of opportunity.”
A ribbon cutting ceremony for the new addition to the South Boston Fire Station will precede Monday evening’s South Boston Town Council meeting.
Consultants who have met with South Boston Town Council members on two previous occasions presented a strategic plan for the town at a town council work session joint committee meeting Monday evening.
A consultant who has met with South Boston Town Council in two previous strategic planning sessions, Jeff Sadler, owner/ founder of Complete Community Economies, LLC, plans to present a strategic planning report for town council at Monday’s work session joint committee meeting.
Halloween is nearing, and the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market invites little ghouls and goblins to head to 300 Broad St. for the “Trail of Treats” this Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon.
Officials with Destination Downtown South Boston and the town of South Boston announced Friday that due to public health and safety concerns, the 2020 South Boston Christmas Parade has been canceled this year.
Skill game machines will be allowed in all business districts in the town of South Boston following a vote by town council at a Monday evening meeting at the Washington Coleman Community Center. Council’s vote followed a public hearing on the proposed changes pertaining to skill games, in wh…
South Boston Town Council at its 7 p.m. Monday meeting is slated to consider a change in the town’s code to allow skill gaming machines in all four of the town’s business districts, directly following a public hearing on the subject.
The town of South Boston is putting its CARES Act (COVID relief) funds to use, with a new garbage truck for touchless garbage collection at the top of the list.
South Boston Town Council members are slated to hear a presentation on two proposed roundabouts at their work session meeting at 5:45 p.m. Monday. Council is set to meet at the Washington Coleman Community Center at 1927 Jeffress Blvd.
“It was a good day, and a lot of fun. It was nice to see new faces,” said Kimberly Rich, president of the South Boston Farmer’s Market board, of the market’s Harvest Festival on Saturday. Children from all over stopped by with their families to paint a total of 62 pumpkins, and they also had…
Members of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit began conducting training exercises this week in South Boston, as part of regularly scheduled training in preparation for an overseas deployment.
The public is invited to the South Boston Farmers Market Saturday from 8 to noon for its fall festival featuring children’s activities, food and music.
Adoption of a hazard mitigation plan by South Boston Town Council Monday evening brings the town one step closer to fulfilling its plan of transforming the Riverdale part of town into “green space” to minimize damage caused by frequent flooding of the Dan River.
Skill games might be allowed soon in all business districts in the town of South Boston, pending a vote on a change to the town code by South Boston Town Council members.
South Boston town manager Tom Raab reported to South Boston Town Council on changes to state law concerning electronic games of skill and proposed the idea of changing the town’s code as it relates to the games of skill when they met for a work session and joint committee meeting Thursday.
The South Boston Town Council set priorities for the town’s future at a planning session Thursday evening at town hall.
Col. Jim Binner, South Boston’s chief of police, took the podium Monday evening at the South Boston Town Council meeting to give his last annual department report before his retirement in January.
Col. James “Jim” Binner, chief of the South Boston Police Department, is slated to give the police department’s annual report for 2019 at Monday’s South Boston Town Council meeting at 7 p.m. in council chambers at 502 Yancey St.
Serving others was South Boston police chief Col. James “Jim” Binner’s aim when he joined the police department in 1993, and it’s what continues to drive him today in his leadership of the department.
The South Boston Fire Department sometimes has multiple Emergency Medical Services (EMS) calls at the same time. That becomes an issue with not enough staff or ambulances to respond to all of the calls, South Boston Fire Chief Steve Phillips told South Boston Town Council members in a Monday…
Trash scattered around dumpsters and demolished mobile homes sitting in piles amidst occupied but rundown older-model mobile homes dot the landscape of Westside Mobile Home Park in the Sinai community of South Boston.
South Boston Town Council plans to hear an update on the conditions at Westside Mobile Home Park and discuss a proposed housing rehabilitation project on North Main Street at its Monday work session.
Electing a new vice mayor for the town of South Boston is on the agenda for Monday’s town council meeting, set for 7 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 502 Yancey St.
Folks supported their local farmers while enjoying family fun Saturday morning at the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market’s grand opening celebration.
Bluegrass music, country cooking, crafts, giveaways and vendors with a wide variety of offerings await folks attending the Downtown South Boston Farmers Market’s grand opening, set for Saturday starting at 8 a.m. The market is at 300 Broad St.
New South Boston Town Council members were sworn in and outgoing council members were honored for their service at Monday evening’s council meeting in Council Chambers on Yancey Street.
Helping local small businesses adjust to COVID-19 demands while achieving their long-term business goals is a topic on the agenda for Monday evening’s South Boston Town Council meeting. The meeting is set for 6:15 p.m. in the Council Chambers at 502 Yancey St.