Publick Days at Henricus to feature Godspeed, picnic

The 17th-century ship replica from Jamestown Settlement, Godspeed, will dock at Henricus Historical Park Sept. 21 and 22 as the park celebrates the 1611 founding of the Citie of Henricus from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free tours of the ship will be available each day, along with colonial and Virginia Indian living-history interpretation, including a military timeline of soldiers […]

July home sales up 15 percent in Henrico vs. last year

The number of homes sold in Henrico County was up 15 percent last month when compared with July 2018, and the median sale price was 8 percent higher than a year ago, according to a report from Long & Foster. In total, 551 homes in Henrico sold this July. That was second in the Richmond region only to Chesterfield County, […]

Henrico Schools implements ‘Anonymous Alerts’ system for safety-related concerns

Henrico County Public Schools has implemented a new way for students, parents and others to report concerns about safety in the county’s schools. The “Anonymous Alerts” app and website allow the public to communicate with school administrators about any safety concerns – from threats and bullying to worries about classmates who may be depressed. The free tool establishes encrypted, anonymous […]

‘Chesapeake Stewards’ program begins Sept. 10

The Chesapeake Bay Foundation is accepting registrations for its Fall 2019 Central Virginia VoiCeS (Volunteers as Chesapeake Stewards) class, to be held on Tuesday evenings beginning Sept. 10 at the Glen Allen REI store, 2020 Old Brick Rd. The 7-week adult education program provides an opportunity to learn about water quality issues and become more involved in the community. In […]