Perennial gardens for beauty all season

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Create long lasting beauty and pollinator appeal in your landscape with the help of perennials. With a little bit of planning, you can have flowers, foliage and seed heads that add interest to your garden year-round. Select perennials including native plants that thrive in the sunlight, soil, and moisture conditions in your garden. Incorporate several inches of compost or other […]

COVID-19 vaccines for youngest children likely to arrive next week in Henrico

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For parents of young children who have been patiently awaiting the day when their youngsters will become eligible for COVID-19 vaccines, that wait is nearly over. Children between 6 months and 5 years old could be able to receive their first doses of either a two-dose Moderna regimen or a three-dose Pfizer regimen sometime next week, Richmond and Henrico Health […]

AAA honors Springfield Park ES fifth-grade safety patroller

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A Henrico County student has been named an Outstanding School Safety Patroller for the 2021-2022 school year by AAA. Delina Alem, a fifth-grader at Springfield Park Elementary School, was surprised with the award last week at an end-of-year party for the patrol. Alem’s art teacher described her as calm, quiet, mindful and alert and as someone who always leads by […]

Restaurant Watch

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MAY 24 Lazeez Modern Indian Flair, 2601-C Tuckernuck Drive – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: observed food debris on knives on knife holder, lids, metal pans and on multiple utensils stored clean on rack; observed pink buildup on metal panel of ice machine in kitchen; temperature of tomatoes prepped last night is elevated; temperature of unsalted […]

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Henrico supervisors amend fiscal budget, officially adopt temporary tax clemency plan

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The Henrico Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to amend the county’s 2021-22 fiscal budget and to extend the temporary elimination of certain tax penalties during its June 14 meeting. The board originally adopted a temporary tax clemency plan on an emergency basis May 10 eliminating penalties and interest on overdue taxes for personal property, machinery and tools through Aug. 5. […]

Henrico News Minute – June 16, 2022

A top Henrico Schools administrator is leaving; four businesses recognized for helping save the building of a West End community organization; First Tee – Greater Richmond receives a golf industry grant; HCA Virginia names a new chief medical officer for Henrico Doctors’ Hospital; two plays taking place this week.

Companies, students partner to replace West End Manor Civic Association’s roof

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For several years, the people at West End Manor Civic Association, a nonprofit neighborhood-betterment organization in the heart of Henrico’s Brookland District, watched their roof slowly deteriorate. Without the funds to repair it, the destruction of their building seemed inevitable. Then, thanks to the generosity of four construction companies, the restoration of their roof became a hands-on learning opportunity for […]