On February 2, 2016 Virginia Parents for Medical Marijuana will hold a Press Conference at 11:15 am in front of the Virginia General Assembly Building in Richmond.   The group, composed of parents and their children with intractable epilepsy, will be in Richmond to lobby members of the Assembly... Read more
The Board of Supervisors last week approved a request to construct another section of sidewalk along the east side of Harrowgate Road. (Curtis Street to Hyde Park Drive). The sidewalk project will be paid for by an appropriation of $400,000 in anticipated Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) reimbursements to... Read more
Steve Elswick became the chairman of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors last week during the first meeting of the county’s government body. Without a strike of the gavel, County Administrator J.L. “Jay” Stegmaier brought the Board meeting to order. He took the center seat saying that he would... Read more
Belcher’s Trophies and Swift Creek Mill Theatre were among five businesses that were recognized during Chesterfield County’s Investiture Ceremony last month. The Rooted in Business program also recognized Crab Louie’s Seafood Tavern, Metro Richmond Zoo and The Boathouse. Garrett Hart, director, Economic Development, recognized the businesses during the ceremony.... Read more
Joan C. Girone and Lane B. Ramsey were recognized with Lifetime Achievement Awards from Chesterfield County during the county’s Investiture of Elected Officials last month. Joan Girone, an outspoken advocate for regional cooperation, marked a milestone for Chesterfield County when, in 1976, she became the first woman to serve... Read more
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The “State of the County” was the focus last week of a presentation by Chesterfield County Administrator James “Jay” J. L. Stegmaier. At the center of Mr. Stegmaier’s address to the Chesterfield Business Council was Chesterfield’s commitment to being a “First Choice” community. Good value to business is one... Read more
*********Draft Timeline will  be considered or voted on in January. ********* New Chesterfield County School Board Members will be taking their seat behind the dais in mid-January and were sworn in this week. While two experienced Board members will know how to negotiate the labyrinth of bureaucracy; the three... Read more
In 2013 a Referendum was approved by voters to either replace or renovate 11 schools and the school administration building. While initially the projects were spread over a nine-year period, the projects now extend only seven years. “Our school projects are remaining the same, the schools in the original... Read more