Westminster Canterbury Richmond’s expansion plans approved

Henrico’s Board of Supervisors Feb. 11 approved plans for the expansion of the Westminster Canterbury Richmond senior living community in the county’s Northside. WCR is expanding onto 10 acres that formerly housed part of the Azalea Mall (which was demolished in 1999) between Dumbarton Road and Brook Road adjacent to I-95. WCR bought that section of the site in 2018. […]

Supervisors authorize sale of bonds for arena construction

Plans for a new indoor arena and convocation center at the current site of Virginia Center Commons advanced last night when the Henrico Board of Supervisors authorized the county’s Economic Development Authority to sell up to $50 million in bonds to finance the facility’s construction. Construction on the facility is expected to take about two years and could begin this […]

Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers’ Crime of the Week – Feb. 10-16, 2020

This week, Crime Stoppers needs the public’s help in solving a fraud case in Henrico County. On November 15, 2019, a suspect entered the bank located in the 11000 block of West Broad Street and posed as another bank customer. The suspect was able to withdraw $6,000 from the customer’s account and then left the bank. Detectives have received information […]

Henrico News Minute – Feb. 12, 2020

The Feb. 12, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about plans for Henrico’s new indoor arena; the Henrico Board of Supervisors approves expansion plans at a local retirement community; the School Board plans a budget hearing; county officials seek input on community revitalization efforts; Freeman High School’s multipurpose field to receive upgrades; supervisors approve a new […]