Lane closure planned on I-64 East in West End April 17, 18

Lane closure planned on I-64 East in West End April 17, 18

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The Virginia Department of Transportation is advising motorists that one land will be closed on I-64 eastbound between West Broad Street and North Parham Road April 17 and/or 18. The...

Siblings arrested, charged in connection to Lakeside Burgers & Fries fire

Siblings arrested, charged in connection to Lakeside Burgers & Fries fire

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A brother and sister have been arrested and charged in connection to a fire that damaged a Lakeside restaurant in February. Jordan Castaneda, 37, and Shelby Castaneda, 32, were each...

Adult wheelchair basketball national championships arrive in Henrico this weekend

Adult wheelchair basketball national championships arrive in Henrico this weekend

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Sportable will host the 2024 National Wheelchair Basketball Association Adult Division Wheelchair Basketball National Championships April 12-14 at the Henrico Sports and Events Center in Glen Allen. The event will...

How you can win a luxury playhouse while helping Virginia children in need

How you can win a luxury playhouse while helping Virginia children in need

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the team at Henrico CASA is raising awareness about the work they do in hopes of attracting more volunteers. The organization's fourth annual...

Henrico Crime Report: April 5-11, 2024

Henrico Crime Report: April 5-11, 2024

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Cox Road at Four Seasons Terrace – Police arrested and charged a citizen with driving under the influence April 5 at 1:55 a.m. 600 block of North Laburnum Avenue –...

Weekend Top 5

Weekend Top 5

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will host The Big Bloom, a festive garden party Friday, April 12 beginning at 6 p.m., to celebrate spring. Tickets for the adults-only event are $30...

Henrico News Minute – April 12, 2024

Henrico News Minute – April 12, 2024

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The Henrico Planning Commission endorses plans for a 622-acre data center and advanced manufacturing development in Sandston; Henrico flood insurance policies will become less expensive in October; a Henrico macaw...

Henrico macaw is finalist in national wacky pet name contest

Henrico macaw is finalist in national wacky pet name contest

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A Henrico macaw is one of the finalists for the title of wackiest pet name in the United States. "Magic Nugget" is among the 30 finalists in Nationwide Insurance's annual...

Scenthound bringing ‘dog wellness’ concept to Short Pump

Scenthound bringing ‘dog wellness’ concept to Short Pump

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A new wellness-focused dog care service is now open in Short Pump. Scenthound, founded in 2015, bills itself as the nation's first dog wellness concept and is planning more than...

Keep Virginia Beautiful’s ‘Green Grants’ application process now open through April 30

Keep Virginia Beautiful’s ‘Green Grants’ application process now open through April 30

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Keep Virginia Beautiful is currently accepting applications for its annual Green Grants program, which aims to fund projects that help keep Virginia beautiful. Thirty grant awards will be announced in...

Henrico Police seek man wanted for construction fraud, believe there may be other victims

Henrico Police seek man wanted for construction fraud, believe there may be other victims

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A Prince George is wanted by Henrico Police for construction fraud, and police believe there may be more victims. Charles Edwards Bartley, 46, owned and operated a pool company called...

New FEMA certification means Henrico property owners will save on flood insurance

New FEMA certification means Henrico property owners will save on flood insurance

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Henrico County property owners will be able to save on flood insurance costs beginning in October with the county’s participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s Community Rating System (CRS)....

Henrico, InUnison to host business town hall May 9

Henrico, InUnison to host business town hall May 9

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Henrico County officials will discuss key issues facing businesses in the area, including access to resources and support, at a May town hall event. Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas, InUnison...

Allen & Allen seeking nominations for 15th annual ‘Hometown Heroes’ Award

Allen & Allen seeking nominations for 15th annual ‘Hometown Heroes’ Award

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The personal injury law firm of Allen, Allen, Allen & is accepting nominations for its 15th annual Allen & Allen Hometown Heroes Award. The awards are designed to honor people...

ACE Centers at Virginia Randolph, Hermitage to host spring plant sales

ACE Centers at Virginia Randolph, Hermitage to host spring plant sales

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The Advanced Career Education Centers at Hermitage and Virginia Randolph will host two spring plant sales in the coming weeks, featuring selections of student-grown flowers, vegetables and herbs, as well...

Warner, others introduce bill to expand access to diabetes-prevention programming

Warner, others introduce bill to expand access to diabetes-prevention programming

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During Minority Health Month, Virginia Senator Mark Warner is helping to introduce a bill that seeks to expand access to diabetes-prevention programming. The PREVENT DIABETES Act would make diabetes prevention...

Nominations sought for Preservation Virginia’s Historic Preservation Awards

Nominations sought for Preservation Virginia’s Historic Preservation Awards

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Applications for Preservation Virginia's annual Historic Preservation Awards are now open and will be accepted through April 30. The awards recognize outstanding preservation projects, organizations, and people who are dedicated...

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Varina HS named one of 27 ‘Schools of Excellence’ by ACT

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For five years, American College Testing has been presenting its annual "School of Excellence" awards to recognize high schools that support student success in college and beyond. This year, Varina...

Concert Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Frankenstein’ April 20 at Tucker HS

Concert Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Frankenstein’ April 20 at Tucker HS

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The Concert Ballet of Virginia will present its adaptation of Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley's classic horror story "Frankenstein" at J.R. Tucker High School April 20 at 2:30 p.m. The music for...

Restaurant Watch

Restaurant Watch

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MARCH 15 Glen Allen Bistro, 10209 Staples Mill Road – The following violations were reported during a routine inspection: facility doesn’t have a certified food protection manager; person in charge...

VanValkenburg to host post-session town hall April 21

VanValkenburg to host post-session town hall April 21

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Virginia State Senator Schuyler VanValkenburg will host a 16th Senate District Post-Session 2024 Town Hall Sunday, April 21, at the Ismaili Jamatkhana at 11529 Nuckols Road in Glen Allen. VanValkenburg...

Latin Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Marcel Marceau: A Silent Hero’ May 2

Latin Ballet of Virginia to present ‘Marcel Marceau: A Silent Hero’ May 2

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The Weinstein JCC’s 2023-2024 Arts + Ideas season comes to a close on Thursday, May 2, with the Latin Ballet of Virginia's presentation of Marcel Marceau: A Silent Hero at...

Virginia State Police offering free motorcycle safety course May 18

Virginia State Police offering free motorcycle safety course May 18

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Five motorcyclists have died on Virginia roads during the past week – three of them in Henrico – and the Virginia State Police are encouraging motorcyclists to take a safety...

Youngkin vetoes measure to let Va. localities increase sales tax to pay for school construction

Youngkin vetoes measure to let Va. localities increase sales tax to pay for school construction

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Local governments will have to find other ways of funding school construction and modernization costs after Gov. Glenn Youngkin vetoed legislation on Monday that would have allowed them to impose...

Glen Allen student wins Allen & Allen scholarship

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A Glen Allen student was among 15 college-bound Virginia students to earn a $2,000 academic scholarship through a long-running program from Allen, Allen, Allen & Allen. The law firm recently announced the 2023 recipients of its George E. Allen Academic Scholarship, which awards local students who have thrived in the face of adversity with scholarships as they start their college […]

T. Rose International Bridal Show in Richmond

The T. Rose International Bridal Show will take place Sunday, May 21 from noon to 3 p.m. at Delta Hotels by Marriott, located at 555 East Canal Street in Richmond. Highlights of the event include a live wedding photo shoot featuring Mrs. United States of America, Hannah Le Tourneau, and a Q&A session with renowned wedding planners. There also will […]

CVWMA, Henrico County begin delivering 95-gallon recycling carts


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The carts are coming. (Actually, in some places, they’ve already arrived.) The Central Virginia Waste Management Authority and Henrico, Hanover and Goochland counties have begun a massive distribution effort to provide 95-gallon recycling carts to more than 95,000 households in the three localities – about 90,000 of which are in Henrico – during the next six weeks. The carts are […]

Early voting could bump lower primary turnout in critical upcoming election

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If it feels like campaign season started earlier than usual this year, it has, with early voting for the primary election already in full swing.  In a primary election, voters will pick their preferred candidate to square off against the other party’s candidate in November. All Virginia General Assembly seats, along with other local races, are on the ballot this […]

The status of RGGI, an air quality effort Youngkin hopes to end for Virginia

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Approximately 1 in 5 qualifying income homes were turned down for weatherization projects before Virginia joined a multi-state air quality fund that incentivizes utility companies to lower carbon emissions. Chase Counts has worked with the nonprofit Community Housing Partners since 2010. The organization works throughout the state on a variety of housing stability projects. They have public and private partnerships. […]

Gun found inside Longdale Elementary School

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Henrico Police recovered a gun from a bathroom at Longdale Elementary School in Glen Allen Tuesday afternoon. Students at the school spotted the gun and alerted staff members, who contacted the school’s resource officer. Police and school officials are investigating the incident and have not given any indication publicly about who owns the gun, whether it was loaded or who […]

Henrico Police investigating death of 41-year-old woman as homicide

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Henrico Police are investigating the death of a 41-year-old county woman as a homicide. Brittany Jo McDaniel was found dead inside a home in the 600 block of Summer Court in Highland Springs at about 3:18 p.m. May 15 by a family member, who had called 911 to report that she was unresponsive. On Tuesday, police officials said they believe […]

Henrico to offer $15 rabies vaccinations May 20

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The Henrico County Police Division will hold a rabies vaccination clinic for dogs and cats from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 20 at the Henrico County Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Road. Pet owners must register and pay at the cashier’s office in the Administration Building before seeing a veterinarian on the first level of the adjacent parking […]

3 Henrico students named National Merit Scholarship recipients

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Three Henrico County students are among about 840 students nationally who recently earned $2,500 National Merit Scholarships. Nikhil P. Amin (Godwin High School), Grace A. Loos (Godwin High School) and Carson J. Wang (Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School) each received the scholarship. Amin and Loos both intend to pursue careers in medicine, while Wang is planning eventually to enter the […]

Milestones: May 16, 2023

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Richmond International Airport Safety Manager Kevin N. McDaniel has been named an Accredited Airport Executive by the American Association of Airport Executives. To qualify for the title, McDaniel had to successfully complete three phases of the accreditation process, which included passing a 180-item multiple-choice examination, fulfilling a writing requirement, and demonstrating during a final interview by a panel of AAEs, […]