State officials announce launch of ConserveVirginia

Virginia has officially launched ConserveVirginia, Virginia’s first-in-the-nation, statewide, data-driven land conservation strategy that identifies high value lands and conservation sites across the Commonwealth of Virginia. ConserveVirginia identifies 6.3 million acres of high priority conservation areas across the Commonwealth representing the best of each category. These mapped acres will help guide a long-term land conservation strategy for Virginia by serving as […]

Northam signs proclamation recognizing victims of violent crimes

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed a proclamation Tuesday declaring April 7-13 as Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Northam emphasized that it is important to treat crime victims with fairness, dignity and respect. “We have come a long way in understanding the needs of victims since Virginia’s Code was amended to include victims’ rights in 1995,” Northam said. “Victim advocates make it […]

Fairfield meeting to feature Sarah Dooley Center for Autism, update on library construction

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Monday, April 15 to discuss the impact of autism on the community and to provide an update on construction of a new Fairfield Area Library. 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 Adam […]

Flooding closes Henrico Health Department’s East Clinic through April 12

The Henrico County Health Department’s East Clinic, 1400 N. Laburnum Ave., will be closed for the rest of this week due to flooding from a broken pipe. All appointments scheduled through Friday, April 12 are canceled. The Health Department is attempting to relocate temporarily some services and will either reschedule appointments or refer patients to other locations while the East […]