With the water crisis in Flint, Michigan, safe drinking water is a high priority nationwide, especially for children. Beginning July 1st, schools in Virginia will be required to test their potable water for lead.
The City of Richmond is celebrating National Bring Your Dog To Work Day in a big way, hosting shelter dogs from Richmond Animal Care and Control Friday afternoon in an effort to find them forever homes.
The commission includes well-respected community and city leaders from a wide variety of perspectives and viewpoints, who will solicit public feedback and make official recommendations on how to add context to, rather than outright remove, the city’s Confederate statues.
The institutes provide an overview of the rich history of Virginia from the earliest habitation to the present. Teachers will explore the vast VHS collections and learn how to teach their students to analyze primary sources and use historical thinking skills.
CARITAS, a nonprofit that strives to end homelessness, plans to start a long-term recovery program for women in Richmond after the success of its program for men, The Healing Place. The women’s facility is tentatively scheduled to open in late 2017 or early 2018.
Authorities say an unidentified male suspect walked up to the front door of a residence in the 600 block of St. Christopher’s Road on June 7th and took two packages from the porch, then returned later to take another package.