Virginia Capital Trail announces 52-mile ‘Quarantine Challenge’

The Virginia Capital Trail Foundation is challenging Virginians to tackle the ‘Capital Quarantine Challenge.’ The challenge invites participants to complete the entire 51.7-mile Capital Trail by Aug. 31. Participants may choose to bike, run, walk or rollerblade the entire length of the trail all at once or take a more gradual approach and complete it in sections. People who have […]

Lewis Ginter cancels Fourth of July, Flowers After 5, ‘Butterflies LIVE!’ events

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has canceled several of its most popular attractions in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The garden pre-emptively canceled its Fourth of July event, weekly “Flowers After 5” concerts for June and July and its M&T Bank “Butterflies LIVE!” exhibit. The garden remains closed but is planning for a reopening, though it has not set a date, […]

Henrico to distribute more COVID-19 ‘care kits’ Saturday

Volunteers sought for no-contact deliveries in Brookland, Tuckahoe districts

Henrico County officials are planning another community “care kit” distribution this Saturday, May 30, during which volunteers will distribute reusable face coverings and informational flyers to homes in the county’s West End to help residents protect themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic. Mirroring an effort last Saturday in the county’s central and eastern areas, volunteers and staff will gather at 8 […]

Babe Ruth League cancels 14-year-old World Series scheduled for Glen Allen

But the organization awards Henrico the 13-year-old World Series in 2022

Babe Ruth League, Inc. today canceled all of its regional and World Series events, including the 14-year-old World Series that was scheduled to be hosted by the Glen Allen Youth Athletic Association at RF&P Park later this summer. But the organization announced that its 2022 13-year-old World Series would return to RF&P, which has previously hosted four other World Series […]

Henrico News Minute – May 27, 2020

    The May 27, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about Henrico’s Board of Supervisors moving five voting precincts temporarily and approving three transportation projects and honors a longtime county employee; Gov. Northam mandates face masks in public indoor places; air traffic at Richmond International Airport down more than 96 percent; the Citizen launches the […]

Apply for the Citizen’s Small Business Assistance Program through June 6

As part of the Henrico Citizen’s recent Facebook Journalism Project COVID-19 Local News Relief Fund Grant Program grant, we are proud to offer the second round of our Small Business Assistance Program. Through this unique program, we are providing – at no cost – three-month digital advertising packages across the Citizen’s six digital platforms to 10 Henrico-based small businesses (25 […]