New Diamond is best for Boulevard

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Does Richmond need a new baseball stadium?

One city leader is encouraging regional cooperation to make it happen.

Councilman Charles Samuels says he's held a series of community meetings to get input from residents and business owners on what they want to see on the Boulevard.

He says overwhelmingly, he's hearing that a new diamond is needed and the current location on Boulevard is where it should go.

Samuels will hold a district meeting next month to discuss the issue and the results of his community talks.

That meeting is set for Thursday, September 22, 2011 at 5:30 at the Hermitage, which is at 16 Hundred Westwood Avenue.

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