Henrico supervisors approve plans for 2 West End residential developments

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New residential communities are coming to the Three Chopt and Tuckahoe districts, after the Henrico Board of Supervisors approved rezoning and permit requests at its June 8 meeting. The board approved a conditional rezoning request from North Gayton Village, LLC., an age-restricted detached residential community that intends to build 41 condominiums on an 11-acre site west of Pouncey Tract Road […]

Henrico expects $39.7 million in CVTA revenue for transportation projects

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Henrico County will receive a projected $39.7 million in revenue from the Central Virginia Transportation Authority for transportation projects within the next year and a half. Sharon Smidler, the transportation development division director for Henrico’s Department of Public Works, shared that update about the CVTA – which was created in 2020 by the General Assembly to administer transportation funding for […]

Restaurant Watch

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MAY 21 Avalon Recreation Association, 510 Heathfield Road – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: observed black residue on interior of ice machine; popcorn machine has a cracked door. Bright Horizons at Short Pump, 120 Towne Center West Boulevard – The following violation was reported during a routine inspection: shelf above the three-compartment sink is dusty. Kroger, […]

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‘CarMax Free Fourth of July’ returning to Lewis Ginter

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and CarMax recently announced that the “CarMax Free Fourth of July” event will return to the garden this year. On Sunday, July 4, all guests will be admitted free between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. “This year’s CarMax Free Fourth of July takes on special significance,” said Brian Trader, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s President and CEO. […]

Henrico News Minute – June 10, 2021

Henrico Schools officials ponder a pre-Labor Day start; HCPS faces its largest bus driver shortage in a decade; county officials plan “transformational” projects with federal funding; a fundraising auction this weekend will benefit J.R. Tucker High School students; 6 Henrico County high school student athletes were recognized in the annual Times Dispatch/Sports Backers Scholar Athlete Awards ceremony; Keep Virginia Beautiful […]

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Henrico supervisors end local COVID emergency, recognize community members for support during pandemic

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Sighs and applause were audible at the June 8 Board of Supervisors meeting as Henrico leaders ended the COVID-19 local emergency declared on March 13, 2020. “As a result of this action the emergency ordinance adopted in September 2020 concerning procedures for public meetings, the conduct of public business and the county manager’s authority to provide critical local services during […]

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Man wanted in connection with Eastern Henrico murder dies after barricading himself in Hampton hotel

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The 25-year-old Richmond man facing second-degree murder charges in connection with the June 6 murder of a woman in Eastern Henrico was found dead inside a Hampton hotel room Wednesday morning after barricading himself inside, according to Henrico and Hampton Police. Just before 9:30 a.m., Hampton Police officer, Henrico County Police investigators and the United States Marshals Taskforce responded to […]