13 more COVID cases involving Henrico schools prompt 40 to quarantine

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School system urges families who travel during spring break to quarantine, but lacks ability to enforce the standard

Thirteen new cases of COVID-19 involving people in Henrico’s public schools have been reported in the past five days, prompting 40 people to enter quarantine. None of the cases involved transmission in school, according to the school system. In total, 88 COVID cases involving people in the county’s schools since they began a staggered reopening Feb. 22 have resulted in […]

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Henrico Schools will distribute bulk school meals April 7 using curbside service at eight schools

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Henrico County Public Schools will distribute five days of free school meals to families on April 7, the Wednesday during Spring Break, at eight select locations. The curbside service is open to all families and will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Neighborhood bus-stop distribution will not occur that day, however. The meal service for March 31 will […]

Citizen’s Kruszewski earns top award from Virginia Professional Communicators

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Communicator of Achievement Award honors her work in and outside of the profession

Patty Kruszewski, the managing editor of the Henrico Citizen and a safe-driving activist, has received Virginia Professional Communicators’ 2021 Communicator of Achievement Award. Kruszewski’s honor was announced to membership at a March 26 virtual event, and she will be honored in May at a conference the group hopes to host in person. The COA Award is the highest honor bestowed […]

Innsbrook After Hours leaving Henrico

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The popular Innsbrook after Hours concert series, a staple of the Glen Allen business and residential community for more than two decades, is leaving for Caroline County. Organizers made the announcement Monday, indicating that the series this year would move to The Meadow Event Park (home of the State Fair of Virginia) and be known as “After Hours Concerts at […]

Henrico News Minute – Mar. 30, 2021

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A 14-year-old suspect charged with murdering a Henrico middle-school student is arraigned; COVID-19 cases in Henrico continue to trend in the wrong direction; Innsbrook After Hours is on the move; local Realtors honored. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by Henrico County’s COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance program.)