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Henrico County is following a plan of reduced operations.

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Author: Diane Oaks

Localities declare local emergencies over COVID-19 outbreak

Officials hope aggressive measures already being taken will limit the outbreak’s severity in the region.

Elected officials from the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover, Henrico and Goochland and the city of Richmond announced the declarations at a news conference Friday while urging the public to remain calm, stay informed and follow safety protocols, including frequent handwashing and avoiding crowds.

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Fairfield meeting Feb. 24 to feature library time capsule, engagement of Police, PAL

Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton will hold a constituent meeting Monday, Feb. 24 to highlight a time capsule being prepared for the new Fairfield Area Library and how the Henrico County Police Division and the Henrico Police Athletic League engage with the community. Continue reading Fairfield meeting Feb. 24 to feature library time capsule, engagement of Police, PAL

Advocating for a better home

Henrico sees opportunity when apartment complexes get new owners

In welcoming an improved Hope Village during today’s ribbon-cutting ceremony, Henrico officials said their experiences with the project validated the county’s new approach for seeking better living conditions at older apartment complexes.

Fairstead Affordable, operating as Hope Preservation LP, bought the property in 2018 and invested more than $5 million in renovations as part of a $14 million tax-exempt financing package. The financing was approved by the Henrico Board of Supervisors based on the complex’s location and issued through the Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority.

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