Henrico residents who are experiencing financial hardship due to the coronavirus pandemic and are at risk of losing their rental house or apartment can apply for emergency support through the Henrico COVID-19 Emergency Rental Assistance program.Continue reading Henrico launches rental assistance program for residents impacted by the COVID economy
A new resource is available to residents who believe they may have been subjected to illegal discrimination or harassment.
Henrico, Chesterfield and Hanover counties have created the Know Your Rights and Resources webpage to provide links to national, state and local organizations that are working to fight discrimination in such areas as credit, education, employment, healthcare, housing, public accommodations and voting. A companion page is available through henrico.us.Continue reading Counties launch Know Your Rights webpages to support victims of discrimination, harassment
79 other inmates, more than 100 jail staff to be tested for possible exposure
Three inmates at Henrico County’s Jail West have been confirmed positive for COVID-19 after six inmates were tested over the weekend following complaints of mild symptoms of the disease.Continue reading 3 inmates at Henrico’s Jail West test positive for COVID-19
County to accept comments from Henrico residents through July
The Henrico County Board of Supervisors is seeking public input on the potential creation of a civilian review board for the Police Division.Continue reading Board of Supervisors seeks public input on civilian review board for Police
County earns 1.49% interest rate – lowest on record - in last sale from 2016 bond referendum
Henrico County has sold its last set of general-obligation bonds to support capital-improvement projects identified in the 2016 bond referendum.
With the $121.4 million sale on June 16, the county had its triple AAA bond ratings reaffirmed and earned its lowest interest rate on record, 1.49% for the 20-year bonds.Continue reading Henrico’s triple AAA bond rating reaffirmed, despite economic slowdown
To celebrate Independence Day, patriotic displays will be at Dorey Park and Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park July 1-5.
The annual community celebration of Independence Day, which had been scheduled to return to Dorey Park on Saturday, July 4, has attracted as many as 20,000 people for live music, a fireworks and laser light show and other entertainment. The Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks, which organizes the event, concluded it would be unable to hold the event under current health regulations and guidelines for limiting spread of the coronavirus.Continue reading Red, White & Lights July 4th Celebration canceled due to COVID-19