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...

Charter buses, pedestrian involved in crash that closed I-64 lanes in Henrico

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Two charter buses and a pedestrian were involved in a Tuesday morning crash that closed lanes on Interstate 64 in Henrico’s West End and backed up westbound rush hour traffic for miles. The crash was reported at 5:18 a.m. on Interstate 64 west near Glenside Drive (Exit 183). “Three charter buses were traveling together in the westbound lane of I-64 […]

Frazar wins Dominion Energy Charity Classic

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Harrison Frazar won the Dominion Energy Charity Classic at The Country Club of Virginia’s James River Course in Henrico County Oct. 22, sinking a 10-foot birdie putt on the 18th green to win a playoff against Richard Green. The tournament is part of the PGA Tour Champions series for players 50 and older. Frazar had a chance to win the […]

Dominion Energy Charity Classic – 2023

ELECTION 2023: Heard of the Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District Board? Here’s why 4 candidates want to serve on it

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At the very bottom of the Nov 7. election ballot is a list of four candidates running for three available director positions on the Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District board. One hopeful admitted that the board’s lengthy name sounds a little ridiculous, like it’s straight out of the Wizard of Oz, while another said it felt more like a […]

Gametime Henrico: Oct. 16-22, 2023

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Deep Run High School Last Tuesday, both the boys’ and girls’ volleyball squads won their games against Glen Allen by a score of 3 sets to 1. The boys team won its first set 25-18, the second set 25-19, lost the third set 25-23, then squeaked out a 28-26 win in the fourth set to secure the win and improve […]

*POSTPONED* Wine Women & Shoes fundraiser to benefit The Faison Center

**This event has been postponed** The Faison Center will host its inaugural Wine Women & Shoes event on Sunday, Nov. 12 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Science Museum of Virginia. The event will feature wines from Tattoo Girls wines, Quintessential, and more, as well as a multi-designer marketplace where guests can shop for clothes, handbags and jewelry. […]

Savvy Senior: How to find a medical escort after a procedure

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Dear Savvy Senior, Can you recommend some medical escort services that help seniors get home after a medical procedure? I need to have a colonoscopy, but my doctor’s clinic won’t schedule my appointment unless I supply them with a name and phone number of the person taking me home afterward. I live alone with no family nearby, and my friend […]

Faison Center fundraiser to highlight ‘Wine Women & Shoes’

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On Nov. 12, The Faison Center will host its inaugural Wine Women & Shoes event from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Science Museum of Virginia. The event will feature wines from Tattoo Girls wines, Quintessential, and more, as well as a multi-designer marketplace where guests can shop for clothes, handbags and jewelry. Other features of the Wine Women […]

Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival – Christmas Show 2023

The annual Craftsmen’s Classic Art & Craft Festival–Christmas Show will be held Nov. 3 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Nov. 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Nov. 5 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Richmond Raceway. Thousands of items (pottery, fine art, glass, jewelry, baskets, clothing, furniture, photography, specialty foods and more) will be available to […]

Firefall acoustic show at The Tin Pan

The band Firefall will perform Sunday, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. at The Tin Pan. This performance will be an acoustic trio show featuring guitarist/vocalist Jock Bartley, guitarist/vocalist Steven Weinmeister and bassist/lead vocalist John Basaha. The band’s trademark melodic mix of soothing rock, country and pop has stood the test of time, resulting in great critical acclaim and big-time crossover […]