Restaurant Watch

Following are routine and complaint inspection reports for Henrico County food establishments inspected recently by the Henrico Health Department, according to Virginia Department of Health guidelines. Deficiencies are noted as “priority” or “priority foundation” (posing a direct or immediate threat to the safety of the food being served) or “core” (representing a failure of cleaning or maintenance). Inspections represent only […]

HCPS to host teacher-hiring event March 2

Henrico Schools officials will host a teacher-hiring event March 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Glen Allen High School, 10700 Staples Mill Road. Teachers and other professionals interested in joining the school system are invited to talk with administrators from schools across Henrico County at the event. All 72 of the county’s public schools and program centers will […]

Law would protect elderly against financial crimes

With bipartisan support, legislation headed toward approval in the General Assembly may help protect elderly residents and other vulnerable adults against financial exploitation by giving financial institutions more tools to help prevent this crime. Both the House and Senate have passed versions of SB 1490, but the two chambers must resolve their differences over the measure. “This bill addresses the […]

Business in brief

Draper Aden Associates, an engineering, surveying and environmental services firm in Henrico, recently announced new senior associates and associates based in the firm’s Richmond office: Timothy Cretney is a senior associate. Cretney is the firm’s chief financial officer who joined DAA in April 2016 and has more than 10 years of experience in financial and operational leadership. He is a […]

ICE cooperation bills progress through Virginia legislature

Raising concerns from immigrant advocacy groups, two bills that would increase cooperation between local law enforcement and federal immigration authorities are advancing through the Virginia General Assembly. HB 2270, sponsored by Republican Del. Charles Poindexter of Franklin County, would require local law enforcement officials to notify U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the release date of an immigrant “alien,” or […]

Assembly OKs bills to address housing and eviction issues

A flurry of bills addressing affordable housing and high eviction rates in Virginia cities moved forward in the House and Senate this week. Three bills on those issues have passed both chambers and have been sent to Gov. Ralph Northam to be signed into law. Several other measures have passed one chamber and are awaiting a floor vote in the […]

Catholic bishops release lists of clergy accused of child abuse

Advocates for victims of child abuse still have concerns after the two Catholic dioceses in Virginia released the names of 58 clergy who church officials said had been credibly accused of sexual abuse against a minor. The Diocese of Richmond issued a list of 42 names along with a letter of apology to the family and children affected. “To those […]

Fairfield meeting Feb. 20 to feature State of the County address

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Wednesday, Feb. 20 to share Henrico County’s State of the County address and provide updates for the district. The meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. Thornton will be joined by County Manager John A. Vithoulkas, who first presented […]