VDOT updating traffic signal communication devices in Henrico

Have you noticed something new perched atop some Henrico County intersections? You’re not alone. The devices are not traffic cameras – rather, they are new intersection communication devices being installed by the Virginia Department of Transportation. To date, VDOT has installed the new 5.8GHz radios at 20 Henrico intersections that are maintained by the agency, with plans to install 60 […]

Milestones – July 21, 2020

Laura Beamer of Henrico recently graduated with a bachelor of science degree from the College of William & Mary. Beamer also was named to the spring 2020 dean’s list. To qualify for the dean’s list, students must earn a 3.6 quality point average for the semester. *** The following local students were named to the spring 2020 dean’s list at […]

Today in Henrico – Kindra Kirkeby, Choices for Virginia Schools

In the second of our series of conversations about what the return to school might look like in Henrico County, host Tara Gray speaks with Kinda Kirkeby of Choices for Virginia Schools, a Henrico-based group that formed to encourage the county’s school board to select a full-time, in-person plan for students this fall.

Henrico News Minute – July 21, 2020

The July 21, 2020 edition of the Henrico News Minute podcast features details about why Henrico students may have another 9 weeks at home this fall; how many people in Henrico actually have died this month from COVID-19?; an in-depth look at what some believe could become an eviction crisis; 7 Moody Middle School students are winners in a national […]

2020 Lebanese Food Festival canceled

St. Anthony Maronite Church has canceled this year’s annual Lebanese Food Festival in light of the COVID-19 pandemic, church officials announced Monday. The 2020 festival had been rescheduled to September from its traditional May weekend in the hope that conditions would improve sufficiently, but officials pulled the plug yesterday. “We are deeply sorry to disappoint our many thousands of guests […]

VDH clarifies: Only 2 people in Henrico have died from COVID-19 this month

32 other deaths reported in July actually occurred weeks or months ago

The Virginia Department of Health has reported 34 COVID-19-related deaths in Henrico County in July – but it also has reported just two. Confused? The discrepancy results from the fact that of the deaths connected by the agency this month to the virus, only two actually occurred in July; the others occurred weeks or months ago but were attributed to […]