Henrico’s fire boat: an ambulance, engine company on the river
Marine unit ensures safety on lower James from new home at Rocketts Landing
The bow of Henrico County’s fire boat lifts as firefighter Carlo Vernieri hits the accelerator, propelling the 32-foot-long vessel along a channel in the lower James River.
After a quick, 180-degree turn, he accelerates again and imagines what workers on a nearby barge must think of the maneuvers.
“Whenever we get out, we should always be practicing something that requires quick thought,” he said. “It looks like it’s playing, but it’s not.”
Belmont Celebrates Grand Re-Opening
Course will reopen to the public on Saturday, May 29
First Tee — Greater Richmond, Henrico County and Love Golf Design celebrated the grand re-opening of Belmont at a ceremony on Monday, May 24.
Officials from all three parties offered remarks at the event, with Davis Love III saying, “We [Love Golf Design] have never created a course that will have such an impact on golf.”
160,000 shots later, Henrico prepares to end mass vaccination events
‘It’s good to know we’ve impacted our community in a positive way’
Robin Gilbert’s thumbs are scraped and sore – a testament to the more than 160,000 COVID-19 vaccine shots given at Richmond Raceway over the past four months.