Brookland

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Supervisor Dan Schmitt

Brookland District

W.O.W. Dunncroft/Castle Point

Food Truck Short Pump WOW
Kickstart your Weekend on Wednesday at W.O.W.! Enjoy an evening in the park with local food trucks and live entertainment. Oct 2: Dunncroft/Castle Point Park Music: The Dave Tinney Band Food Trucks: Grapevine, Jus Cukn, Gelati Celesti Our Creative Arts Focus Group will also have an art activity for you to try! Oct 9: Three […] Continue reading W.O.W. Dunncroft/Castle Point

Time Travelers Weekend

Each participating site will offer FREE admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport. Download your Passport and time-travel through Richmond and Henrico history by visiting our historic sites. Operating hours may vary by site. Information: leh@henrico.us Participating sites include: Agecroft Hall & Garden The American Civil War Museum’s White House of the Confederacy […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Time Travelers Weekend

Each participating site will offer FREE admission to visitors who show a Time Travelers Passport. Download your Passport and time-travel through Richmond and Henrico history by visiting our historic sites. Operating hours may vary by site. Information: leh@henrico.us Participating sites include: Agecroft Hall & Garden The American Civil War Museum’s White House of the Confederacy […] Continue reading Time Travelers Weekend

Henrico first responders participate in active shooter emergency drill

On Saturday, Aug. 3, first responders participated in an active shooter drill inside the Henrico County Courthouse.

“Sadly, the scenario of an active shooter is a sign of our times,” said Emergency Management Coordinator Emily Ashley. “The purpose of our exercise was to test our first responders in the event of a hostile threat.”

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Tour sharpens vision for indoor sports and convocation center

Update: On Aug. 13, the Board of Supervisors voted 5-0 to authorize the county manager to request detailed proposals for an indoor sports and convocation center. The six entities that submitted initial proposals will be invited to offer detailed proposals that would include a controllable site for the center and the county’s purchase price for the land.

Henrico officials recently toured an indoor sports and events venue in Rocky Mount, N.C. as the county prepares to sharpen its pursuit of a similar facility here.

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Region’s ‘transit revolution’ earns praise

GRTC Buses

Henrico shares honor following Pulse launch, GRTC route expansion

The 2018 launch of the Pulse bus rapid transit system and expansion of GRTC Transit System routes in Henrico County are being lauded by a pro-growth group as part of a “transit revolution” for the region.

The Greater Washington Partnership, a group of business leaders that promotes unity and growth from Richmond to Baltimore, on Tuesday released a case study on the region’s transit system changes. It found a 17% increase in local ridership from July 2018 through April compared with the same period the previous year. During that time, transit ridership nationally dropped by 2%, according to the study.

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HenricoNews is the county’s multimedia platform for news about Henrico County general government initiatives, services, programs, events and more. The news page is designed to offer county residents and other users helpful information in a variety of formats, including short videos, podcasts and traditional print stories. It also incorporates the county’s principal Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram accounts. Continue reading Welcome to HenricoNews!
 
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