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  1. City of Norfolk promotes green space by offering grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 10, 2018 | WVEC-TV Norfolk

    ... received grant funding for a food forest, and earlier this year Eggleston Garden Center with the help of the Villa Heights Civic League received a grant for an urban farm. Mark Stephens with Eggleston Garden Center said the grant helped them water ...

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  2. Roanoke Fire Station No. 7 makes preservation group's statewide 'most endangered' listRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... example of a Roanoke area site making the list Kostelny could recall is the Compton-Bateman House in Roanoke's Villa Heights Park. The early 19th century mansion burned several years ago and sat decaying for several years until a local preservation ...

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  3. A Growing Game: Uptown Pinball expands after first yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 3, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... of pressure off of him. "I became the human pinball," Haley joked. "I was bouncing from bumper to bumper, from Villa Heights to here and back and forth. It really got to be too much. It's best to have it all under one roof. That way I can ensure ...

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  4. "Little Free Libraries" community book exchanges coming to Norfolk neighborhoodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    14 of the 20 "Little Free Libraries" well be located in the following neighborhoods: West Ocean View, Hewitt Farms, Northside, Wards Corner, Talbot Park, Park Place, Lamberts Point, Villa Heights, Cromwell Drive, Coleman Place, West Ghent and Freemason. The "Little Free Libraries" where an idea that originated from the city of Hudson, Wisconsin, in 2010 by Tood Bol, who built a model of the one used now in tribute to his mother, who had passed away in 2009.

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  5. Activist questions actions of Roanoke councilman John Garland toward nonprofitRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2018 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... interests. With regard to Dykstra, the complaints appear to focus on the city's recent sale of the former Villa Heights Recreation Center to a local nonprofit developer, Restoration Housing, which plans to renovate the building and possibly lease it ...

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  6. Roanoke City Council votes to eliminate Virginia Heights-Norwich voting precinctRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... In other action, council voted 6-0 to approve the expedited sale of the historic Compton-Bateman house in Villa Heights Park to nonprofit Restoration Housing. The nonprofit, led by Isabel Thornton, had contracted with the city to buy the former ...

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  7. Roanoke planning panel moves deal to sell part of Villa Park forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Compton-Bateman House sits atop a hill in Villa Heights Park. The Roanoke City Council has agreed to sell the property to a nonprofit that wants to renovate the building and lease it to a youth program.

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  8. On the Record: Government meetings for the week of Dec. 11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    ... Inn Express. It also will review an application to vacate and release the public's right to use a portion of Villa Heights Park at 2750 Hoover St. N.W., the historic Compton-Bateman House that served as a city recreation center before being damaged ...

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  9. Tax Credit Loss Poses Redevelopment 'Crisis'Read the original story

    Nov 20, 2017 | Planning

    Isabel Thornton and her nonprofit Restoration Housing proposed to buy the circa 1827 mansion in Villa Heights Park from Roanoke using state and federal historic tax credits to rehabilitate it. She plans to lease it most likely to the Boys and Girls Clubs , who will provide programs for underprivileged kids in northwest Roanoke .

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  10. Loss of historic tax credits, on the Republican chopping block, could have big impact in Roanoke ValleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    The Compton-Bateman House sits atop a hill in Villa Heights Park. The Roanoke City Council has agreed to sell the property to a nonprofit that wants to renovate the building and lease it to a youth program.

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  11. Escaped jail inmate captured in MartinsvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2017 | Martinsville Bulletin

    A trustee who escaped from a work detail Sept. 13 was apprehended Wednesday in the Villa Heights area.

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