Henrico Police seek couples who robbed boutique using baby stroller

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Henrico Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying two pairs of suspects who robbed a local retailer Dec. 4 at about 1:15 p.m. The suspects – two males and two females – entered the Penelope Boutique in the 11000 block of West Broad Street, with one of the females pushing a baby stroller. One couple interacted with the employees […]

Stephanie McNamara

Now What?! Keeping holiday memories alive

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The holiday season brings a rush of things to those of us who choose to celebrate. Even in the best of circumstances – which I believe we can all agree 2020 is not – this rush of things is not always positive, even though the season brings gifts, cards, baked goods, gatherings, decorations, and favorite holiday movies. That list is […]

Henrico Police charge 18-year-old in connection with fatal accident

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Henrico Police have charged an 18-year-old Henrico man with reckless driving in connection with a fatal accident Oct. 17. Christian Hyman faces the charge resulting from the crash that occurred that day at about 5:37 p.m. Henrico Police and Fire officials responded to the intersection of Patterson Avenue and Lauderdale Drive following the incident, in which a Chevrolet Silverado traveling […]

Henrico NAACP to host virtual annual meeting Dec. 15

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The NAACP Henrico Branch will host its annual meeting Dec. 15 at 7 p.m. on Zoom. The public portion of the meeting, featuring speaker presentations, is open to the general public. The business portion of the meeting, which follows, is open only to active members. For details or to register, e-mail monicahutchinson01@gmail.com or call 404-9713.

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COVID totals from Sunday, Monday set new all-time 2-day high for Henrico

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White House task force urges anyone 65 or older, or those with health conditions, not to go out

During the past two days, Henrico County has witnessed its most new confirmed COVID-19 cases during a two-day period since the pandemic began – 299 – according to the Virginia Department of Health. Factor in the number reported Saturday and the county’s three-day total of new cases is 437, resulting from nearly 6,300 PCR testing encounters. The increase in testing […]

A look at VDOT projects planned Dec. 4-11 in Henrico

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Below is an update on Henrico road construction planned for Dec. 4-11 that could result in delays. The list also includes long-term and recently finished construction projects. • I-64/Airport Dr. (Rt. 156) interchange (Exit 197) – Alternating lane and ramp closures are planned continuously through the expected completion in 2022 of an interchange improvements project. • I-95 north/south between Route […]

Brookland Beat meeting Dec. 16 to focus on schools, business development

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Brookland District Supervisor Dan Schmitt will host a virtual Brookland Beat meeting Wednesday, Dec. 16 to provide updates on Henrico County Public Schools and business development in Henrico County. The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. on the WebEx video meeting platform.  Residents will have an opportunity to ask questions and share comments and concerns with Schmitt, Brookland District School […]

Business in brief – Dec. 7, 2020

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Grace James, LLC recently purchased a 1,499-square-foot office condominium at 5402-E Glenside Drive in the Near West End from Alexander Realty for $305,000 as the new office location of Kim Chandler with the Chandler Law Firm. Mark E. Douglas of Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer handled the sale negotiations on behalf of the purchasers.   *** Cushman & Wakefield | […]

Henrico News Minute – Dec. 7, 2020

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Henrico hits another all-time high in new COVID cases; when vaccine doses will begin arriving in Virginia; Henrico Commonwealth’s Attorney Shannon Taylor announces her future plans; some good news on the unemployment front in Henrico; Henrico Police Chief Eric English clarifies comments he made to the Board of Supervisors last week; County Manager John Vithoulkas delivers his virtual State of […]