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Water Main Repairs to Reroute Traffic

Northbound Forest Avenue between Franklin Farms Drive and a point just north of Discovery Drive will be closed about two weeks beginning Monday, March 11 for water main repairs. Northbound traffic on Forest will be diverted to the road’s southbound lanes, which will accommodate two-way traffic. Motorists are encouraged to follow posted signs and drive […] Continue reading Water Main Repairs to Reroute Traffic

Free Tax Help

Eligible taxpayers can receive free help preparing their 2012 income tax return at sites hosted by MetroCASH and Henrico County. Trained volunteers will help qualifying taxpayers prepare and electronically file returns at 14 sites throughout the metropolitan area, including two in Henrico: Fairfield Area Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave., from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. […] Continue reading Free Tax Help

Fire Station 12 Receives ‘Green’ Endorsement

Henrico County’s Fire Station 12 has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of extensive energy-saving measures incorporated into its renovation and expansion. The fire station is Henrico’s second general government facility to receive LEED certification and the first to be recognized at the Gold level — the second highest […] Continue reading Fire Station 12 Receives ‘Green’ Endorsement

Water Conservation

The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is asking its customers to voluntarily limit water use in light of the ongoing drought. Customers are requested to minimize lawn and landscape irrigation, vehicle washing and other nonessential uses. In a report Tuesday, Dec. 11, the Virginia Department of Environment Quality (DEQ) warned of a significant […] Continue reading Water Conservation

Christmas Tree Recycling

The Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee and Henrico County Department of Public Utilities will accept Christmas trees for recycling into mulch from Dec. 26 through Jan. 9. The free service, which preserves landfill space and the environment, is available to Henrico residents only. Trees will be accepted at the following locations: Henrico Government Center, 4301 E. […] Continue reading Christmas Tree Recycling

Foster Parents Needed

The Henrico County Department of Social Services is looking for families to be trained as foster parents as the need for foster home placements has increased during the past year. Henrico has 94 children in foster care, up from 73 children in October 2011. An orientation meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. […] Continue reading Foster Parents Needed