ConnectRVA 2045 draft plan proposes $2B in funding for Henrico transportation projects

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The long-term vision to guide the Richmond region’s transportation investments and support its mobility needs is approaching its adoption date. The ConnectRVA 2045 plan is expected to be adopted this fall by the Richmond Regional Transportation Planning Organization, which created it as part of a process that began in 2019, according to the ConnectRVA website. The RRTPO updates its 25-year […]

Henrico Schools to host Aug. 24 job fair

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Henrico Schools will host a job fair Aug. 24 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the HCPS Central Office Community Room, 3820 Nine Mile Road in Henrico. The school system is seeking bus drivers, nutrition services staff members and temporary instructional assistants. Interviews with those interested in any of the positions will take place at the event. Apply in […]

Cultural Arts Center announces fall class schedule 

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Registration is now open for Fall 2021 classes for all ages and abilities at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, with classes starting at $25.  More than 100 classes are available, from visual arts and fiber arts to music classes and more. Among other highlights are jewelry design, framing, watercolors, ceramics, floral design, and photography. Class sizes are kept […]

New COVID cases in Henrico hit six-month high

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People under 39 comprise 65% of new cases since Aug. 19; hospitalizations remain infrequent

COVID-19 cases continued to spike in Henrico this weekend, as the county witnessed the most cases it’s seen on a single day – and during a two-day period – in six months. Henrico experienced 226 new cases Aug. 14-15 – the most since the same number of cases were reported Feb. 17-18, according to data from the Virginia Department of […]

4 vaccines available to students at Aug. 18 event at Brookland MS

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A recent walk-in vaccination clinic at Brookland Middle School was so well-attended that Henrico County Public Schools and the Virginia Department of Health have added another free clinic at the school Aug. 18 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Middle and high school students can get a variety of vaccinations, and any family member can get a first or second […]

Fredericksburg man stopped at RIC checkpoint with loaded gun

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Transportation Security Administration officers at Richmond International Airport prevented a Fredericksburg man from carrying a .25-caliber handgun loaded with seven bullets onto his flight Aug. 12. The gun was detected in the x-ray machine among the traveler’s carry-on items at the security checkpoint. It was the 11th weapon stopped at a checkpoint at the airport so far this year, following […]

Henrico CASA seeks volunteers to serve as child advocates

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Henrico County Court Appointed Special Advocates will hold virtual information sessions at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19 and at noon Wednesday, Aug. 25 for people who would like to learn about volunteering to work in the court system on behalf of abused or neglected children. Interested volunteers can register on Eventbrite for the Aug. 19 session or the Aug. 25 […]

Henrico News Minute – Aug. 16, 2021

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Our first look at how Henrico’s population has changed in the past decade; details from our most recent weekly crime report; your chance to join the Richmond Symphony Chorus; a School Board member plans a town hall meeting tomorrow night. (Today’s Henrico News Minute is brought to you by Henrico County CSB Prevention Services and Chess Counselor LLC.)