The Henrico County Office of Virginia Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for its next volunteer Master Gardener training program, which provides instruction in all aspects of horticulture.Continue reading Master Gardener training program accepting applications through Oct. 30
Registered voters no longer need to cite a reason to submit an absentee ballot
Beginning today, registered voters in Virginia have the option of completing an absentee ballot in the Nov. 3 general election.
Under legislation approved by the 2020 General Assembly and signed by Gov. Ralph Northam, all voters are eligible for absentee voting; previously, the option was available only to those with a qualifying reason, such as business travel, college or military service.
The changes are designed to make voting convenient and safe, particularly during the COVID-19 pandemic. That means voters now can decide whether to fill out a ballot at their polling place on Election Day or submit an absentee ballot – either by mail or in person – in advance.
“Voting can now occur at your choice of time,” said Mark J. Coakley, Henrico County’s general registrar.Continue reading Voting by absentee ballot begins for Nov. 3 general election
Indoor pool to be operated by YMCA, with weekend access for all Henrico residents
A $10 million indoor pool in eastern Henrico County is ready for community use after a surprise announcement that it would be named for longtime Fairfield District Supervisor Frank J. Thornton.Continue reading Aquatic center named for Fairfield District Supervisor Frank Thornton
County seeks volunteers to help deliver care kits to homes
Henrico County is participating in a state program that will deliver personal protective equipment and COVID-19 health information to residents in targeted neighborhoods throughout the county Thursday, Aug. 27 and Friday, Aug. 28.Continue reading Henrico to partner with state agencies to provide PPE, COVID-19 information to neighborhoods Aug. 27-28
Longtime resident brings more than 30 years of law enforcement experience to the position
Henrico County has appointed Eric D. English as chief of police, effective Monday, Sept. 14.Continue reading Henrico welcomes home Eric English as police chief
Henrico County has appointed Eric D. English as chief of police, effective Monday, Sept. 14.Henrico County has appointed Eric D. English as chief of police, effective Monday, Sept. 14.Continue reading Henrico taps Eric English to become chief of police
County leaders solicited public input on the matter throughout July
Henrico’s Board of Supervisors will hold a work session at 5:15 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24 for discussion of a civilian review board for the county’s Police Division.Continue reading Supervisors to discuss civilian review board at Aug. 24 work session
T-Mobile is expanding and relocating its Henrico County operations, adding significantly to its local workforce and investing millions to renovate a vacant building in eastern Henrico.Continue reading T-Mobile to add hundreds of jobs to its Henrico customer center