Citizen Staff Reports 01/21/2017 Government
Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will offer a training program beginning Saturday, March 4 for volunteers who would work in the court system on behalf of abused or neglected children.
The free, 14-session training course will include classes at the Henrico CASA office in suite A of the Hungary Spring Office Park, 3001 Hungary Spring Road. A swearing-in ceremony will follow Wednesday, April 5 at the Henrico Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court.
Citizen Staff Reports 05/19/2015 Government
CVWMA residential recycling and trash collections will be delayed one day the week of May 25-29 in observance of Memorial Day (Monday, May 25). No collections will be made on Monday; thus all collections during this week will occur on the day following the normal collection day. Friday collections will occur on Saturday.
This holiday schedule change affects Red Week recyclers in Henrico County, Goochland County, Ashland and the cities of Hopewell, Petersburg and Richmond.
Citizen Staff Reports 05/15/2015 Government
Varina District Supervisor Tyrone E. Nelson will hold three Community Conversations meetings in May and June to discuss the history, present conditions and plans for the district in eastern Henrico County.
The meetings will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 19 at Elko Middle School, 5901 Elko Road; 7 p.m. Monday, June 1 at Dorey Park Recreation Center, 2999 Darbytown Road; and 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 2 at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nile Mile Road.
Citizen Staff Reports 05/14/2015 Government
Henrico Area Mental Health & Developmental Services and JLP Productions will present “Little Black Dress,” a play that seeks to help individuals who may be suffering from depression, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 21 at the Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road.
The event is free and open to the public.
Based on a true story, “Little Black Dress” encourages audiences to think about ways to help or get help for someone who may be experiencing depression, a misunderstood and potentially life-threatening illness if it is not treated.
The Henrico County NAACP Branch and Henrico Minsters Conference will sponsor the Henrico County Candidates Town Hall Forum, Tuesday, May 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Peter Baptist Church, 2040 Mountain Road, Glen Allen.
Candidates for two General Assembly seats who will compete in two June 9 primary contests have been invited to attend.
Candidates invited who are seeking the 74th House of Delegates Democratic nomination are Stephen R. Adkins, Lamont Bagby and Leonidas B. Young II.
Citizen Staff Reports 05/11/2015 Government
Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Wednesday, May 13 to discuss Henrico County’s new voter ballots, police equipment and various development projects, including a Wal-Mart that is proposed along Nine Mile Road.
The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave.
Citizen Staff Reports 05/11/2015 Government
The Henrico County Police Division will provide rabies vaccines for dogs and cats from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 16 at the Henrico County Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Road.
Pet owners must register and pay at the cashier’s office in the Administration Building before seeing a veterinarian on the first level of the adjacent parking deck.
Each vaccine costs $10 and must be paid in cash. A rabies tag and certificate of inoculation are included. Pets from all localities are welcome. Cats must be in carriers.
MAY 8, 10:50 A.M – Signs have popped up throughout the Fairfield District recently encouraging voters to cast their ballots in an election that isn't actually happening.
John Dantzler has announced his intention to seek the Fairfield District seat on the county's Board of Supervisors, which is currently held by Democrat Frank Thornton. In his initial filing with the county's registrar, Dantzler indicated that he would be seeking the Democratic nomination. And signs that he has erected in the district encourage voters to cast their ballots for him in a June 9 party primary, though they do not mention any party affiliation.
There's just one problem: that election will not take place.
Democratic candidates for the 74th District Virginia House of Delegates seat and Republican candidates for the 12th District Virginia Senate seat are expected to appear at the Henrico County Candidates Town Hall Forum, hosted jointly by the Henrico County NAACP Branch and Henrico Minsters Conference Tuesday, May 12, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at St. Peter Baptist Church, 2040 Mountain Road in Glen Allen.
Both parties will hold primary elections June 9 to select their party nominees. Announced candidates for the Democratic nomination in the 74th District – a seat vacated by Democrat Joe Morrissey earlier this year – are Fairfield District School Board member Lamont Bagby, former Richmond mayor Leonidas B. Young II and Stephen Adkins.
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