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...

They were promised thousands of dollars to join a new arena football league but never received a dime

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Football has been part of 23-year-old Tyrese Williams’s life for as long as he can remember. “It’s powerful,” said Williams. “Football means a lot.” The Varina High School alum still runs drills on his old field, the same place he was named an All-American receiver his senior year. “Very grateful to be here,” he explained. “Many memories.” Williams dreamed of […]

Henrico Fur Finder: July 19, 2023

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Welcome to Henrico Fur Finder, where each week we highlight pets looking for a forever home at the Henrico Animal Shelter. Animals are sometimes adopted quickly; the shelter cannot guarantee any animal’s availability and animals cannot be put “on hold.” The shelter, located at 10421 Woodman Road in Glen Allen, is open Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 […]

Breeze Airways adds nonstop route from RIC to Fort Myers

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Breeze Airways is adding its 13th nonstop route from Richmond International Airport with seasonal service to Fort Myers, Florida, beginning Nov. 15. The new service will run on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Introductory rates through July 24 start at $49 one way. Breeze also flies from RIC to Charleston, South Carolina; Cincinnati, Ohio; Hartford, Connecticut; Jacksonville, Florida; Las Vegas, Nevada; Islip-Long […]

Former assistant Henrico Police chief named police chief in Outer Banks

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A longtime Henrico Police official has been named the chief of police in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. Michael Palkovics, who retired from Henrico in June as assistant police chief and lieutenant colonel, was introduced in his new role July 10 during a Kitty Hawk Town Council meeting, according to The Coastland Times. During his career in Henrico, which began in […]

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Henrico Property Transactions: June 28-July 4, 2023

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4429 Foxtail Lane – $215,000, 1,360 SF (built in 1991), from Ty-Erica Jenkins to Marie Anntionette Faggins. 4438 King’s Bishop Road – $240,000, 1,040 SF (built in 1987), from Dado Grozdanic to Lisa Alcaire. 1402 Fortingale Circle – $269,000, 1,034 SF (built in 1977), from Candace Edwards to Jennifer and Darius Lane. 4819 Rodney Road – $291,000, 1,664 SF (built […]

Virginia receives federal approval to replace SNAP benefits for fraud victims

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The Virginia Department of Social Services has received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food and Nutrition Service to replace certain Supplemental  Nutrition  Assistance  Program, or SNAP, benefits stolen from  clients’ Electronic  Benefits  Transfer cards, beginning July 17.   Under the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023, Virginia can use federal funding to replace certain SNAP benefits stolen between Oct. […]

Storytelling with Nancy Wanzong at Tuckahoe Presbyterian Church

Tuckahoe Presbyterian Church will host a fun afternoon story hour with professional storyteller Nancy Wanzong on Sunday, Aug. 20 at 4 p.m. in the church’s Duntreath Hall. Popsicle and ice cream novelties will be provided. Admission is free and open to the public. Click here for more information and to register.

Seeds of Greatness’ first annual Back to School Extravaganza

Seeds of Greatness will host its first annual Back to School Extravaganza on Saturday, July 29 from noon to 4 p.m. at 5807 Nine Mile Road. There will be live music by DJ B.Sounds, performances, bouncy houses, games and activities, free hair cuts, back to school giveaways, food vendors and more. Free hair cuts are first-come, first-served; arrive at noon […]

Henrico News Minute – July 19, 2023

A local nonprofit is making life a little easier for some Henrico residents; a house fire kills a dog; a new option for your Virginia driver’s license or ID; this week’s ‘Savvy Senior’ offers advice on vision loss.