In the Garden: Extend your cilantro harvest and enjoyment

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Cilantro is a favorite ingredient in guacamole, tacos, rice dishes and of course salsa. But as summer temperatures climb, the cilantro quickly goes to seed.  This can be frustrating but using all parts of the plant or growing a heat tolerant cilantro-flavored substitute can help. Gardeners in cooler climates can sow seeds every three to four weeks throughout the summer […]

Henrico Public Utilities to hold job fair July 27

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The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities will host a job fair from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 27 at Varina Area Library, 1875 New Market Road. The fair is open to the public at no cost and will give participants opportunities to interview and apply onsite. DPU’s Henrico Water section is seeking applicants for a variety of open […]

Brackins receives award from FBI

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David Brackins, regional security advisor for Richmond through Secure Community Network, is the 2021 recipient of FBI Richmond Division’s Director’s Community Leadership Award. The award was presented July 8 at the Weinstein Jewish Community Center by Special Agent in Charge Stanley Meador.   A recent graduate of FBI Richmond’s 2022 Citizens Academy, Brackins was a supervisory special agent with the Department of […]

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Henrico supervisors reject plan to spend meals tax funds on school playgrounds

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  The Henrico Board of Supervisors last month rejected a school board request to appropriate meals tax funds for playground improvement projects, but approved an amended version of a budget request appropriating $9 million for Henrico County Public Schools’ improvement projects. The proposed $1.5 million for playground improvements will be held in reserve. The approved funding included a total of […]

Former Henrico delegate dies

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Longtime Henrico delegate Jack Reid has died. Reid, born in 1942, was a Republican who represented the 72nd District (which included a portion of Henrico’s West End) from 1990 until 2008. He also had a long career in education, serving as a principal as Robious Middle School in Chesterfield County among other roles. In addition, he was active as a […]

Business in brief – July 18, 2022

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Cushman & Wakefield | Thalhimer recently announced the following lease transactions in Henrico County: Keeton & Co. Real Estate – leased 6,422 SF of office space at 4235 Innslake Drive (Isaac DeRegibus represented the tenant); Mazatlan Tacos of Broad, LLC – leased 5,460 SF of retail space at 8415 West Broad Street (James Ashby IV represented the landlord); Sea Dreamz, […]

Savvy Senior: How to find and claim your family’s forgotten assets

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Dear Savvy Senior, A while back I read an article about some online tools that can help people search for lost or forgotten money left behind by their deceased relatives, but I’ve misplaced it. Can you help me with this? My mom, who passed away in January, was always bad about keeping up with her money, so I’m wondering if […]

Henrico News Minute – July 18, 2022

Less than 5% of the youngest eligible children in Henrico have received their first COVID-19 vaccine dose; a former longtime Henrico delegate dies; bridge repair work on I-95 has been completed; a round-up of restaurant news from the past month; the Citizen’s managing editor wins a national award.