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The R&D Dept.: Local patents for 8.7.19

Some of this week’s patents include a new mobile social network, an improved child seat restraint and an implanted suture for knee-related injuries.

The Herd: New hires, promotions & departures: 8.6.19

An engineering firm announces a chief operating officer. Two schools have new leaders. Several law firms name new associates, and new faces in finance, real estate and board appointments.

Foreclosures: 8.5.19

This week’s top foreclosure is a $400,000 home in Richmond’s Northside. For the entire list of properties, become a BizSense Pro member.

The Agenda: Local government briefs for 8.5.19

Wedding bells are closer to ringing at a Goochland County mansion pitched for an event venue and vineyard, Henrico looks to the Tar Heel State for arena inspiration, and Richmond’s mayor delivers the long-awaited Navy Hill redevelopment proposal to City Council.

New Business Licenses: 8.2.19

Chesterfield reports a tutoring service and a podcast firm. Henrico reports a herb store. For the entire list of new licenses, become a BizSense Pro member.

Trading Day: Local SEC filings for 8.1.19

A local firm takes a hit from a $29 million gold heist in Brazil. A local bank’s largest investor crosses the 50 percent ownership threshold. Plus, second quarter earnings roll in from Altria, Dominion, Genworth and more.

The Docket: Local court roundup for 8.1.19

A water management company says a former employee is using confidential trade secret information to compete against it and seeks damages of $3.85 million. A hotel alleges the former general manager embezzled and converted funds and wants $850,000 in compensation.

Breaking Ground: Local building permits for 7.31.19

A retirement village in Henrico has a $4.5 million spiritual enrichment building in the works. Chesterfield has apartments and townhouses in the works. And Richmond has apartments going up in Manchester.