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...

Workers celebrated at 50th anniversary of ‘amazing’ Richmond Biscuit Manufacturing Plant

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The workers who create several iconic and fan-favorite snack foods celebrated a major milestone Saturday. Mondelez International workers along with federal, state and local government officials gathered for a ceremony to mark the Richmond Biscuit Manufacturing Plant’s 50th anniversary. The plant in Henrico County makes leading snack brands, including Oreo, Chips Ahoy!, Nilla Wafers, Ritz and Wheat Thins. Senior Plant […]

Business in brief: Oct. 16, 2023

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First National Bank recently leased 35,457 SF of Class A office space at Willow Place, 5400 West Broad Street in Henrico. FNB has total assets of more than $44 billion and has approximately 350 banking offices with operations throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. FNB has 16 offices in the […]

Tuckahoe meeting Oct. 26 to highlight new RECAP tax relief program

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Tuckahoe District Supervisor Patricia S. O’Bannon will host a Tuckahoe Town Meeting on Thursday, Oct. 26 to explain Henrico County’s new Real Estate Cap Program, which is designed to cap the real estate tax bills of qualifying homeowners who are older or disabled. O’Bannon will be joined by representatives of the Department of Finance. The meeting also will include an […]

West Henrico DMV reopens Oct. 16 

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The West Henrico DMV Customer Service Center has reopened Oct. 16, following a closure of more than a month for renovations. Improvements to the office included an expanded countertop design with two additional service windows, interior paint, new interior and exterior LED lighting, and updated restrooms.   The office will be open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 […]

T-Mobile expands 5G network coverage, adds stores

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T-Mobile recently upgraded 5G service across nearly 32,000 square miles of Virginia – including Henrico County – and that service now covers nearly 97 percent of Virginians. Since 2021, T-Mobile has added more than 900 new towers and upgraded more than 1,500 existing towers across the state to expand its 5G coverage footprint as well as increase capacity.  T-Mobile has […]

GRTC upgrades riders to new Transit Royale service

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GRTC has upgraded all of its riders to Transit Royale, a new subscription service in transit. GRTC riders now have access to a free Royale subscription, which unlocks additional features, special GRTC branding, new customization options, and complete access to the app across the more than 300 cities supported worldwide. As the update rolls out, riders will receive a message […]

JRA invites supporters to ‘Celebrate the James’ Oct. 23

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The James River Association will host its annual “Celebrating the James” event Oct. 23 at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery’s West Creek location from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person, and the organization will provide entertainment, catered foods, and updates on JRA’s critical work to protect the James River and connect people to it. Andrew Alli and […]

Henrico News Minute – Oct. 16, 2023

New plans for a north-south bus rapid transit line; another gun stopped at RIC; Virginia’s budget includes new funds for mental health; Henrico School Board candidates answer our questions.

Bridge 9 Theater presents Laugh Local Night

Bridge 9 Theater presents: Laugh Local Night RVA is full of improv talent! Once a month we are bringing RVA’s teams together to present some fresh, funny, and locally sourced improv! Tickets $10, for tickets visit bridge9theater.com/shows.

Bridge 9 Theater presents an Improvised Murder Mystery

Bridge 9 Theater presents an Improvised Murder Mystery. Join us on this murder mystery where YOU play a role in helping discover the murderer. Not even the improvisers know who will be the murderer. Come inspire the evening with your suggestions and play along. Can you solve it before the body count gets too high?”* *Improv happens, so some mature […]