Henrico Schools facing growing bus driver shortage

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85 vacancies to be filled

The Henrico County Public Schools district is facing its largest school bus driver shortage in more than a decade.  After schools shut down last March, many part-time drivers, who are not under contract, left their school district jobs.  “We certainly did our best to give them an opportunity to work so that they can still get a check, but many […]

Henrico Schools considers pre-Labor Day start for 2022-2023 school year

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The Henrico County Public Schools district is once again introducing the option of beginning the school year before Labor Day, district officials announced Wednesday. If the proposal is adopted, the 2022-23 school year would start Aug. 29, 2022 and end June 16, 2023. The number of “school days” would remain the same, but possible advantages of an earlier start date […]

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VCU Health opening new COVID-19 clinic for patients with chronic symptoms

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A new VCU Health clinic is one of the first in Virginia dedicated to providing comprehensive care to people with chronic symptoms from COVID-19. The VCU Health Long COVID-19 Clinic will open to existing VCU Health patients, who have been referred by their provider, June 10. “Many patients are experiencing chronic symptoms, whether they were hospitalized or weren’t even sick […]

Henrico eyes ‘transformational’ moves with federal pandemic funding for education, infrastructure, other projects

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Henrico officials shared a “good news tour” of updates about federal community project funding and transportation project funding submissions with the Henrico Board of Supervisors at a work session on Tuesday afternoon. Mike Schnurman, assistant to the county manager and Henrico’s legislative liaison, summarized current projects that Henrico legislators and leaders have focused on as the county renewed its look […]

Henrico Property Transactions – May 26-June 1, 2021

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7370 Creekridge Road – $220,000, 1,728 SF (built in 1978), from Marvin Hugh Gardner to Alexander L. Timberlake. 5509 Millstream Lane – $237,000, 1,292 SF (built in 2003), from Milton Leland to Ajit Singh. 4404 Gladewater Road – $270,000, 1,216 SF (built in 1987), from Linda K. Harris to Daniel A. Reese Jr. 9514 Spring Moss Terrace – $294,000, 1,966 […]

Henrico News Minute – June 9, 2021

Recapping Tuesday’s primary elections; despite moving to the state fairgrounds, the Innsbrook After Hours is returning to Innsbrook July 7 – we’ll explain; the Better Business Bureau warns consumers about a “sneaky” shoe company that claims to be located in Glen Allen; a Far West End business park is sold. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by Henrico […]