Weekend Top 10

SEPT 27 CAT Theatre, 319 N. Wilkinson Road in Henrico, will present “Art of Murder,” winner of the 2000 Edgar Award for Best Mystery Play, Sept. 27 to Oct. 3. Jack Brooks, an accomplished and eccentric painter, awaits the imminent arrival of his art dealer. The visit doesn’t go well, however, and Jack decides to kill the man. Jack’s wife […]

Henrico’s 4th-annual ‘Play it Forward … Aging Together’ set for Oct. 1

Event invites preschoolers, older adults for games, exercise, fall-themed fun

Henrico County’s fourth-annual “Play it Forward … Aging Together” event on Tuesday, Oct. 1 will bring together preschoolers and older adults at Deep Run Recreation Center for games, exercise, prizes, arts and crafts, and fall-themed fun. Scheduled in commemoration of Active Aging Week, Play it Forward … Aging Together is a regional event that promotes healthy aging and active lifestyles, […]

Friends of East End Cemetery wins $25k grant

Local nonprofit among 40 State Farm Neighborhood grant winners

The Friends of East End Cemetery has won a $25,000 grant from State Farm Neighborhood Assist after a 10-day national voting competition. The nonprofit was one of 40 grant winners, after being selected by State Farm as one of 200 finalists from an original field of 2,000 applicants. The organization intends to use the funds for its oral history initiative, […]

Virginia’s unemployment rate drops to 2.8 percent

Virginia continues to have one of the nation’s lowest unemployment rates, state and federal officials said Friday. The commonwealth’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped from 2.9 percent in July to 2.8 percent in August. Virginia was tied with Utah and Colorado for the sixth-lowest unemployment rate last month. In July, Virginia and Colorado were tied for the seventh-lowest rate. Virginia’s […]