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...

Preservation Virginia spotlights 170 endangered historic places statewide, including 3 in Henrico

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National Historic Preservation Month is returning in May, and Preservation Virginia has released a list of 170 historic places throughout Virginia that are at risk of being demolished or neglected. The list includes three places in Henrico County. The threats to these sites include inequality, climate change, flooding, large-scale industrial development, lack of stewardship, and changes in urban planning to […]

Henrico Crime Report: Dec. 22-28, 2023

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6900 block of Forest Avenue – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with shoplifting, possession of cocaine, and a warrant service at a department/discount store Dec. 22 at 3:46 p.m. 11800 block of West Broad Street – Police arrested and charged a citizen(s) with shoplifting, possessing a concealed weapon, and other weapons charges at a department/discount store Dec. 22 at […]

Now What?! Leveling up

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I love a good analogy (something else I have inherited from my mom). In a world of virtual reality, I have found myself recently likening life to video games. I’m a child of the ’80s, so I’m not talking about the video games that the kids play today because, frankly, I just can’t follow along all of the ins and […]

New Year’s Eve matches at ComedySportz Richmond

ComedySportz will present two interactive, family-friendly shows on Dec. 31. The 7 p.m. match will celebrate the New Year at 9 p.m. with a milk and Twinkies toast. Tickets are $22 in advance and $26 at the door. The 10 p.m. match will ring in the New Year at midnight with a champagne toast for those 21 and older. Other […]

Obituary – Arthur Ray O’Dell

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Arthur Ray “Bubby” O’Dell, 84, of Sandston, VA, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, December 20, 2023. He was preceded in death by his wife, Sandra Kay Payne O’Dell; and sister, Mary Mabie. Arthur retired from Safeway after 44 years of dedicated service and drove a bus for Henrico County Public Schools for over 15 years. Left to cherish […]

Obituary – Theresa Barbieri

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Theresa Barbieri, 88, of Henrico, Va passed away peacefully on Friday, December 22, 2023. She was preceded in death by her husband, John D. Barbieri, her parents Armando and Catherine Zamparelli, and her brother Thomas Zamparelli. She is survived by her son Steven Barbieri, daughter Janice Angerer, daughter-in- law Shari Barbieri and grandchildren Rachel Barbieri and Matthew Barbieri. She was […]

Obituary – Peggy Jane Carson Jack

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Peggy Jane Carson Jack, 83, of Richmond, went to be with the Lord December 19, 2023. She was preceded in death by her husband, Wilfred Jack; and her pawed friends, Pixie, Bozo, Monty, Jeffy, Jinny, Emily and Angus. She is survived by her feline companion, Chico; and her many friends. Peggy graduated from Central High School and from College of […]

Obituary – Roger Bennett Riggle Sr.

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Riggle, Roger Bennett, Sr., 90, of Mechanicsville, formerly of Highland Springs, went to be with the Lord Saturday, December 23, 2023. He was preceded in death by his parents, Floyd S. and Irene Bennett Riggle; his sister; and three brothers. Roger is survived by his wife of 66 years, Elizabeth Winslow Riggle; three children, Roger Bennett Riggle, Jr. (Mary Ellen […]

Obituary – Ann Shirley Johnson Sangston

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SANGSTON, Ann Shirley Johnson, died peacefully at home on December 19, 2023 after a short battle with cancer. She was born September 16, 1939, in Clarksville, Virginia. She graduated from Bluestone High School, Radford University and earned her Masters in Education from Longwood. She began her career as an English teacher in Henrico County where she met her husband of […]