Henrico Firefighters save dog from Eastern Henrico house fire

Henrico firefighters rescued a dog from a house fire in Eastern Henrico Friday. No one was injured in the blaze, which started shortly after 4 a.m. in the 4800 block of Brittles Lane. Neighbors reported a house on fire and suspected that there were people still inside. Firefighters fought through heavy smoke and intense heat to search for victims while […]

Two weeks remain to sign up for Anthem LemonAid

Every week, another child is diagnosed with cancer in Central Virginia. Last year, Maya Smith was one of them. Since May 2017, this vibrant 12-year-old has been undergoing treatment for medulloblastoma, the most common type of pediatric malignant brain tumor, at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. The pre-teen has maintained a positive outlook since being diagnosed and is looking […]

Section of Westham Station closed beginning July 16 for sewer main repairs

Westham Station Road between Old Bridge Lane and Panorama Drive will be closed to through traffic beginning Monday, July 16 for sewer main repairs. The Henrico Department of Public Utilities expects the closure to last about six weeks, weather permitting. Traffic will be detoured around the work zone by way of Highland Road, Panorama and River Road. Water and sewer […]

Sowing seeds

Members of the Westham office of Long and Foster Real Estate volunteered at The Little Sisters of the Poor, an assisted living facility in Henrico’s West End, as part of the company’s 21st annual Community Service Day June 6. “We thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to give a small token of kindness in the form of planting flowers for everyone here […]

Cocke, Schmitt, Plaugher to seek Brookland seat

Two Republicans with deep ties to the Brookland District will seek the party’s nomination to compete for the Brookland seat on the Board of Supervisors, while at least one Democrat has announced plans to do the same in his party. Two-term Brookland School Board member Bev Cocke and political newcomer Dan Schmitt, president and founder of RMC Events, will face […]