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HCPS health committee: region’s COVID risk still considered ‘substantial’

But some key metrics are trending in a positive direction

The Henrico Schools health committee Thursday provided better insight into the regional metrics and other considerations it’s using to evaluate a potential return to in-person school but avoided setting concrete benchmarks for a return. During a Henrico School Board work session, HCPS Chief of Staff and committee member Beth Teigen told the board that the Central Virginia region – which […]

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen to offer learning hubs for middle-schoolers

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen will provide virtual learning hubs for middle school students, beginning Sept. 14 and continuing for eight weeks, through Nov. 6, to align with Henrico County Public Schools’ first nine weeks of off-site learning. Following their virtual learning time, students will participate in other learning and art enrichment activities. CACGA will require physical distancing, […]

Frank Thornton

Fairfield meeting Sept. 21 to spotlight voting, new police chief

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a Constituent Meeting on Monday, Sept. 21 to discuss procedures for voting in the Nov. 3 general election and to introduce new Police Chief Eric English. The meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the gym of the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Avenue, and shown live on the […]

JetBlue to fly nonstop from Richmond to Los Angeles, Las Vegas

You’ll soon be able to fly nonstop from Richmond to Los Angeles and to Las Vegas for the first time ever, thanks to new service announced today by JetBlue. The airline will begin daily nonstop service between Richmond International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport Dec. 18. That’s the same day nonstop service between Richmond and Las Vegas’s McCarran International […]


Henrico’s 7-day COVID rate down to 6.1%

Henrico’s 7-day positivity percentage continues to decrease, reaching 6.1% as of Sept. 6. Fifty-three new cases were reported in the county by the Virginia Department of Health Thursday, increasing the total number to 4,925. Three new COVID-related hospitalizations also were reported in Henrico Thursday. A total of 84,545 PCR tests now have been conducted among county residents, resulting in an […]

Restaurant Watch

A look at how some Henrico restaurants fared on their most recent health department inspections. AUG. 19 Bosna Restaurant, 8030 W. Broad Street – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: bulk bin of flour isn’t labeled; observed paper and cardboard lining shelves throughout the kitchen (subject to splash); a light bulb is out under the hood. AUG. […]

Henrico News Minute – Sept. 10, 2020

The Sept. 10, 2020 Henrico News Minute includes details about a big change for a Henrico theater group; a recap of Congresswoman Abigail Spanberger’s town hall meeting, which focused on veterans’ issues; entries are being accepted for a local film festival; where to get a free “RVA” mask; how to participate in the American Cancer Society’s annual fundraising event, this […]