Gametime Henrico: Dec. 12-18, 2022

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Deep Run High School The Deep Run wrestling squad put together quite the impressive week. The Wildcats currently sit at 6-0 on the season in head to head matches, recently defeating Godwin High School 36-33, and following that up with another win against Freeman High School while being down multiple starters. This past weekend, the Wildcats competed in The Beast […]

Henrico’s teacher of the year focuses on classroom kindness

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In kindergarten teacher Cristina Lynn’s backyard, a flock of 12 chickens – the grown-up chicks from an egg-hatching project her kindergarten class held last year – live in a coop. Lynn, who has taught kindergarten at Shady Grove Elementary School for her entire 18-year teaching career, said that the project was one of the most fun she has ever done […]

GRTC releases details about new microtransit service in Henrico

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New microtransit service – akin to rideshare services like Uber and Lyft – is coming to portions of Eastern and Northern Henrico County, thanks to a $6.7 million initiative from the Greater Richmond Transit Company. The service will start in the fall and will provide an on-demand system for travelers to book rides in real time and be picked up […]

Modernizing ABC says counter-service stores are on their way out

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Grabbing a bottle of Tito’s Vodka, Virginia’s favorite spirit, at Henrico County’s Alcoholic Beverage Control Store 331 means being greeted with tall, white Ionic columns surrounded by tastefully lit posters bearing words such as “cheers,” “gather” and “celebrate” – a stark contrast to Richmond’s ABC Store 251, where customers are greeted with aisles caged behind bulletproof Plexiglas. However, Virginia’s Alcoholic […]

Business in brief – Dec. 19, 2022

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Dale R. Totten, PE, is the new Richmond District engineer for the Virginia Department of Transportation. He manages the transportation program for 14 counties within the Richmond area, including Henrico, covering more than 18,000 lane miles of highways in four cities and 15 towns, and more than 3,000 structures. Totten joined VDOT in 2003 as an assistant resident engineer for […]

‘It’s everywhere’: Fatal overdose numbers still higher than pre-pandemic

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New tool shows Virginia localities' estimated money from opioid settlements 

Virginia localities can now get a look at the estimated money they will receive from multibillion-dollar national opioid settlements, to help with prevention and treatment in the ongoing opioid crisis. The recently established Opioid Abatement Authority released on Dec. 7 a lookup tool for localities to search the projected settlement funds estimated through fiscal year 2039. Anthony McDowell is the […]

Kayhan Kalhor at UR Modlin Center for the Arts

Grammy Award winner Kayhan Kalhor will perform on Sunday, Feb. 26 at 3 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music, at the University of Richmond’s Modlin Center for the Arts. From an impressively young age, Kalhor was delighting audiences in Iran with his performances on the kamancheh (spiked fiddle). He is an original member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silkroad Read more […]

Anthony McGill & Gloria Chien at UR Modlin Center for the Arts

Principal clarinetist of the New York Philharmonic, Anthony McGill, and pianist Gloria Chien will perform on Sunday, Feb. 5 at 3 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music, at the University of Richmond’s Modlin Center for the Arts. The program will include works by Georg Philipp Telemann, Jessie Montgomery, Johannes Brahms, James Lee III and more. Tickets are Read more […]

Mark Morris Dance Group: “The Look of Love” at UR Modlin Center for the Arts

The Mark Morris Dance Group will present “The Look of Love” on Friday, Jan. 27 at 7:30 p.m. in Alice Jepson Theatre at the University of Richmond’s Modlin Center for the Arts. Co-commissioned by the Modlin Center, the performance features the music of Burt Bacharach, performed live by the Mark Morris Music Ensemble. Tickets are $35 for adults, $30 for Read more […]

Kronos Quartet: “At War With Ourselves” at UR Modlin Center for the Arts

Kronos Quartet will present “At War With Ourselves” on Saturday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music, at the University of Richmond’s Modlin Center for the Arts. The work explores race relations, social justice and civil rights in 21st century America. The music was composed by Michael Abels, composer for the Jordan Peele films Read more […]