Bruce Paterson – Construction Tradesman    Terrific Teachers a series part 3
How many washers will six pieces of spaghetti spanning two cups hold? This is a good question, and it’s one Bruce Peterson asks his “Geometry in Construction” class at Carver College and Career Academy, where he has been teaching for the last five years. Until this year, Patterson has... Read more
Chesterfield County is offering a hands-on approach for citizens to learn about local government and tour county facilities. Registration is open for the new Government Citizens Academy, which begins next month. The Government Citizens Academy, free of charge for participants, offers a chance for the public to learn about... Read more
In what looks like good news for home owners in Chesterfield County, Dr. Joseph Casey, Chesterfield County Administrator, indicated that the 2017 proposed budget, while staying consistent with the last couple of years, could lead to a reduced real estate tax rate within the coming years. Currently the rate... Read more
The Virginia Fire Chiefs Association today recognized Chesterfield County Fire Chief Edward “Loy” Senter Jr. with its highest honor, the Glenn A. Gaines Leadership Legacy Award. Senter accepted the award while attending the Virginia Fire Rescue Conference in Virginia Beach. The award is named for former U.S. Fire Administrator... Read more
The ingredients now combining for the dish that is the county’s budget for fiscal year 2018 come from input from the budget staff, the county administrator, the superintendent of schools, and everyday peiople in communities. Both County Supervisors and School Board members in combined meetings hit the road last... Read more
Budget Meetings underway CHESTERFIELD — To continue engaging citizens about the budget process, Chesterfield County will host community meetings among the county’s magisterial districts. The meetings are part of the county’s “Blueprint Chesterfield” initiative, which began last summer as a way for citizens to learn about the budget process... Read more
Bermuda news: January 2017,  filling in the dots The state of Bermuda District By Dorothy Jaeckle, Bermuda Supervisor Chairwoman Happy New Year to all our citizens! It is hard to believe it has been over a year since we rang in 2016. A lot has happened in Chesterfield in... Read more
A local man has requested that the speed limit of a zone on Chester Road north of Route 288 be changed from 55 miles per hour to 45. “A request to reduce the 55 MPH speed limit was submitted through the Chesterfield Residency office via Chesterfield County,” said Jesse... Read more
School Board seeks public input on 2017-18 calendar The Chesterfield County School Board is seeking comments from parents, employees and the community about the proposed calendar for 2017-18, which is available online at Comments may be e-mailed to or mailed to Proposed Calendar, Chesterfield County Public Schools,... Read more
Route 1 corridor, along 360, and down Route 60 from Chippenham to West-chester Commons. Concerning the latter, there are an estimated 35,000 jobs from Chip to WC which are inaccessible to anyone without a car.” Harton’s further passion is enabling the growing aging population of our county to “age... Read more