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What is RSS?

RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication. It is an XML-based format in which content from blogs and websites, including the City of Richmond, is delivered to specialized RSS news readers. Our free RSS feeds include headlines and links back to for the full article. We currently use RSS 2.0.

How do I sign up for Richmond's RSS feed?

First you must get an RSS reader (see below). Then, simply click below in the "Subscribe to RSS Feed" section for the feed you'd like and follow the instructions in your RSS reader to add the feed to your list.

How do I get an RSS feed reader?

Some browsers, such as the current versions of Internet Explorer 7, Firefox, Opera, and Safari, have RSS readers built in. If you're using a browser that doesn't currently support RSS, there are a variety of RSS readers available online. Some are free to download and others are available for purchase.
Some popular free feed reader programs:

Amphetadesk (Windows, Mac, Linux)
Awasu (Windows)
NetNewsWire (Mac OS X)
RSS Reader (Windows .NET)

These website readers are useful for anyone who cannot install one of the other readers for some reason:

Google Reader

What are the terms of use?

RSS feeds on are provided free of charge for use by individuals for personal, non-commercial uses only. All content obtained from the RSS feed is protected by copyright and may not be used in any other form without the express permission of City of Richmond.

Prefer e-mail over RSS?

If you would prefer to subscribe via e-mail, please see our Email Subscription page.

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