The Economic Development Authority (EDA) approved the bank loan and associated financing documents that were priced in November. According to Alan Carmody, director of Budget and Management, “The EDA has been very supportive of the project, having now approved the development agreement and all of the real estate agreements... Read more
The new Chesterfield School Board will take their oaths of office this month at Chesterfield’s 1917 Courthouse. Incumbents: Carey Coyner, Diane Smith along with newly elected members: Rob Thompson, John Erbach and Javiad Saddiqi, will take their oaths of office during an investiture at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 15. A reception will... Read more
Those who travel on West Hundred Road from Jefferson Davis Highway west to Interstate 95 know that there needs to be work done to relieve traffic snarls on that short section of highway. A new project by the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT), managed by Chesterfield’s transportation department, should... Read more
A space facing the Village Green in Chester has been vacant since an accident took place while building there in 2008. The property is 0.6 acres and is located in the southwest corner of Fountain Square Plaza and Chester Village Drive. Now, after a lot of discussion over what... Read more
During her eight years as a senator, Hillary Clinton was part of a small but growing club of Democratic women. They gathered for monthly off-the-record dinners, shared a tiny ladies’ room just off the Senate floor and looked out for each other. They also shared dinners in DC and... Read more
Two groups on opposite sides of a contentious issue made their opinions known at last week’s Chesterfield Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting. The issue was whether or not the county should adopt “Bikeways & Trails” a new chapter of “Moving Forward…The Comprehensive Plan for Chesterfield County.” The BOS voted... Read more
Marsha Sharpe retires from a lifetime of service to others in need Making a difference in the lives of others is one reason a person might pursue a career in social services. It is a career where one works to help meet the basic human needs of all people... Read more
Joy Wallace can frequently be seen at local fires. Just like any of the male firefighters, Wallace would suit up in the turnout gear (protective clothing) and don the self contained breathing apparatus, which would weigh around 60 pounds or more. She would risk her life while facing infernos... Read more
Sports Backers Supports Bike/Trail Intiative
Sports Backers supports Bikeways and Trails Plan that will become part of Chesterfield’s Comprehensive Plan. According to Sports Backers, who have collected over 1,100 signatures in support of the Bike/Trails, a safe, accessible network of bikeways and trails that connects residents with places of work, schools, retail centers more... Read more
While some results of last week’s election were expected, such as contests with unopposed candidates, others were not. Here is a rundown of the results in southeastern Chesterfield: Board of Supervisors in the Bermuda and Matoaca districts did not have opponents. Dorothy Jaeckle and Steven Elswick received 8,151 and... Read more