Water Main Repairs to Reroute Traffic

Northbound Forest Avenue between Franklin Farms Drive and a point just north of Discovery Drive will be closed about two weeks beginning Monday, March 11 for water main repairs. Northbound traffic on Forest will be diverted to the road’s southbound … Continued

Free Tax Help

Eligible taxpayers can receive free help preparing their 2012 income tax return at sites hosted by MetroCASH and Henrico County. Trained volunteers will help qualifying taxpayers prepare and electronically file returns at 14 sites throughout the metropolitan area, including two … Continued

Henrico Rabies Clinic March 9 at New Location

The Henrico County Division of Police will offer rabies shots for dogs and cats from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 9 at the Henrico County Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Road. The clinic will be on the first level … Continued

Fire Station 12 Receives ‘Green’ Endorsement

Henrico County’s Fire Station 12 has received LEED Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council in recognition of extensive energy-saving measures incorporated into its renovation and expansion. The fire station is Henrico’s second general government facility to receive LEED … Continued

Water Conservation

The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is asking its customers to voluntarily limit water use in light of the ongoing drought. Customers are requested to minimize lawn and landscape irrigation, vehicle washing and other nonessential uses. In a … Continued

Vithoulkas Sworn in as County Manager of Henrico

Vithoulkas Sworn in as County Manager of Henrico John A. Vithoulkas was installed Wednesday as county manager of Henrico County during a ceremony before family, friends and county leaders at the Henrico County Government Center. Vithoulkas, 45, was sworn in … Continued

Christmas Tree Recycling

The Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee and Henrico County Department of Public Utilities will accept Christmas trees for recycling into mulch from Dec. 26 through Jan. 9. The free service, which preserves landfill space and the environment, is available to Henrico … Continued

Foster Parents Needed

The Henrico County Department of Social Services is looking for families to be trained as foster parents as the need for foster home placements has increased during the past year. Henrico has 94 children in foster care, up from 73 … Continued

Holiday Closing and Refuse Schedule

Henrico County General Government offices will be closed Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23 for the Thanksgiving holiday. Refuse will not be collected Thursday, November 22. Pickup is delayed one day with Friday routes scheduled for pick up on … Continued

Henrico Introduces Ford Police Interceptor

The Division of Police recently bought 33 2013 Ford Police Interceptor sedans to begin phasing out its fleet of Ford Crown Victorias. Henrico Police expects to have 65 of the new cars by the end of 2012. The entire fleet … Continued