Richmond, VArichmondmagazine.com

School’s Back in Session

Reaching another milestone in the slow return to normalcy, students across the region will be going back to school in the coming weeks — for some, it’ll be their first time in a classroom in more than a year. After Gov. Ralph Northam called on Virginia’s school districts to begin...
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The best WD BLACK SN850 prices and deals

The best WD BLACK SN850 prices and deals are going to be in hot demand right now. Western Digital's most premium internal SSD is now primed and ready to become one of the best PS5 SSD options for those looking to expand their console's storage this year; given Sony's recent breaking of cover on M.2 drive support.

Letter From The Editor #01: a month in and we're all still here

Hello folks. It's me, your brand spanking new editor-in-chief, writing my very first Letter From The Editor. When we relaunched our RPS Supporter Program at the end of June, this monthly peek behind the RPS curtain was one of the fancy new perks you'd get as a lovely subscriber - although back when we were first thinking about the relaunch, Graham was still in charge and I was but a lowly hardware editor who didn't even the faintest inkling that one day I'd be the person kicking this whole thing off. Funny how things work out, isn't it?
Richmond, VARichmond.com

Anne Forrester column: Put American Rescue Plan dollars toward the Equity Fund

At the end of August, Richmond Public Schools (RPS) teachers and staff will return to their physical school buildings for the first time in nearly 18 months, followed shortly after by our students in early September. I am an RPS teacher, a proud union member and a member of Virginia Organizing, which is a grassroots organization pushing for more equitable funding of schools, and I’ll be among those returning in August.
Richmond, VANBC12

RPS to push high school start times forward

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The Richmond Public School board decided to push high school start times forward during a Monday meeting. The board unanimously approved delaying the high school schedule by 15 minutes to allow more time between middle and high school bus routes. Instead of the school day running...
Energy IndustryWicked Local

Biomass power rules leave 35 towns in industry "crosshairs"

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle have let the Baker administration know that they are not happy with proposed regulations that would effectively protect environmental justice communities and surrounding areas from new wood-burning power generation facilities while singling out just 35 towns as possible plant hosts. In April, the...
Richmond, VANBC12

RPS board meeting slated for Monday

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The Richmond Public School Board is holding an in-person meeting on Monday to discuss changing start times for high schools, plans for fall reopening and construction timelines for George Wythe High School. The board is expected to discuss changes to high school schedules. Recently, the board...
Richmond, VANBC12

RPS to hold ‘love parade’ ahead of school year

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Families are invited next weekend to Richmond Community High School for a parade held by Richmond Public Schools. The RPS Love Parade is slated for Aug. 21 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., starting at 201 E. Brookland Park Boulevard and ending at Hotchkiss Field. At...

Bank of Canada appoints Ron Morrow as Executive Director – Retail Payments Supervision

The Bank of Canada today announced the appointment of Ron Morrow as Executive Director – Retail Payments Supervision, effective August 9, 2021. This executive-level position has been created, with endorsement from the Bank’s Board of Directors, to support the Bank’s new mandate to supervise retail payment service providers (PSPs), as per the Retail Payment Activities Act. Under this Act, which was approved by Parliament on June 29, 2021, the Bank will be responsible for supervising PSPs to protect end users and help ensure the safety and reliability of PSP services. As per the Act, the Bank will maintain a public registry of all regulated payment service providers and a regular reporting framework. Bank of Canada supervision will also ensure that PSPs mitigate their operational risk and safeguard end-user funds.
Video Gamesstateofpress.com

Outer Wilds’ “first and only” expansion arrives this September

Mobius Digital’s excellent space exploration game Outer Wilds is getting an expansion. Announced during Annapurna Interactive’s NotE3 showcase, Echoes Of The Eye is set to release on September 28th. While the devs say it will be involved in the game’s existing narrative, they’re keeping quiet on what exactly we’ll be getting up to. But, judging from the name, it likely has something to do with Eye Of The Universe, a mysterious object in the solar system that you spend most of your time in Outer Wilds trying to reach.