U.S. House passes Spanberger’s bill to provide refurbished computers to vets

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The U.S. House of Representatives recently unanimously passed U.S. Rep. Abigail Spanberger’s bipartisan bill that would help provide surplus computers to nonprofit computer refurbishers — who would then repair and distribute the federal computers to veterans and others in need. Spanberger’s bipartisan Computers for Veterans and Students Act would allow certified, nonprofit refurbishing organizations to directly obtain, refurbish, and distribute […]

Citizen’s Kruszewski wins national award

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Brown, Martin, Tupponce also earn NFPW awards

Citizen Managing Editor Patty Kruszewski, who won six awards in the Virginia Professional Communicators 2022 communications contest, has won an award in the National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) competition. Kruszewski won a third-place NFPW award in the specialty-articles social issues category for the story “Toolkit provides strategies for supporting youth,” which advanced to national competition after winning first place […]

I-95 southbound traffic to be detoured to I-295 South July 16-18

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All traffic on I-95 south near Parham Road (mile marker 83) will be detoured to I-295 South (Exit 84A) from 7 p.m. Saturday, July 16 through the Monday, July 18 morning commute while emergency bridge repairs are completed on the nearby Scott Road overpass. Repairs are required after a vehicle struck the bridge in Henrico County July 13. The ramps […]

‘DC’s Reflecting Fools,’ 3 Redneck Tenors, Eleone Dance Theatre highlight CACGA’s Center Season

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  A varied assortment of performances will take center stage during The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen’s Center Season, which begins Sept. 9 with “DC’s Reflecting Fools,” featuring former members of the comedy troupe Capitol Steps. Tickets for the season, which will include 10 shows from September and June, go on sale Monday, July 25, at 9 a.m. The […]

In the Garden: phlox adds color and pollinator appeal all season long

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Fill your gardens with color from spring through summer and even into fall with a variety of pollinator-friendly phlox. The beauty, diversity, and usefulness in the garden of this group of plants had the National Garden Bureau declare 2022 Year of the Phlox. Start out the growing season with creeping phlox (Phlox subulata). This low growing phlox is perfect for […]

20-year-old identified as man fatally shot by Henrico Police officer

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A 20-year-old Henrico man has been identified as the person fatally shot by a Henrico Police officer Wednesday night in Highland Springs. Malachi Lavar Carroll was shot by an officer shortly after 7:30 p.m. in the 1600 block of Elsing Green Court. He later died at a hospital. Police had responded to the home for reports of a domestic incident, […]

Central Virginia’s first case of monkeypox reported

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The first presumed case of monkeypox in the Central Virginia region has been reported by the Virginia Department of Health, bringing the total number of cases in Virginia to 40. Multiple countries, including the United States, are currently experiencing a monkeypox outbreak. Although anyone of any gender or sexuality can be infected with monkeypox, most cases have occurred in persons […]

QTS Richmond expanding Henrico data center by 1.5 million square feet

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QTS Data Centers’ Richmond Mega Data Center in Sandston is expanding in a big way. The company recently purchased 200 acres adjacent to its existing footprint to allow for an eventual expansion that could encompass as much as 240 megawatts across 1.5 million square feet of additional capacity. The expansion essentially would double the site and solidify it as one […]

New online tool provides details about health care prices, financial assistance at Virginia hospitals

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The Virginia Hospital & Healthcare Association launched its new online tool providing information on health care prices and financial assistance policies for hospitals across Virginia, including three Henrico hospitals: Henrico Doctors’ Hospital, Parham Doctors’ Hospital and Bon Secours St. Mary’s Hospital. VHHA’s tool allows individuals to look up specific hospitals and provides links directing them to information on each hospital’s […]

Man dies after being shot by Henrico Police officer

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A man is dead after being shot by a Henrico County police officer in Highland Springs Wednesday evening. It happened in the 1600 block of Elsing Green Court, not far from the intersection of East Nine Mile Road and South Airport Drive, shortly before 8 p.m., when police responded to a home after reports of a domestic-related incident. Police officials […]