A General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 3, for: Virginia Senate; Virginia House of Delegates; Clerk of Court, Commonwealth’s Attorney, Sheriff, Commissioner of Revenue, Treasurer, and Soil/Water Director James River District; Board of Supervisors; and School Board. The polls will be open from 6 a.m to 7... Read more
Community input sought for Jeff Davis plan

Two community workshops are planned this month to gather community input for the Northern Jefferson Davis Corridor Special Area Plan.

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A constant complaint about Medicaid is that fewer healthcare providers take patients on public insurance programs, and the resulting quality of care suffers. The facts, however, tell a different story. According to the Commonwealth Fund Biennial Health Insurance Survey nearly all Medicaid (95%) and private coverage patients (94%) have... Read more
The county intends to apply for funds allocated by the Commonwealth Transportation Board and Richmond Area Metropolitan Planning Organization to cover costs for a number of programs involving safe routes for non drivers, historic assets, vegetation management and wild life preservation. The Transportation Alternatives Projects will weighed by the... Read more
Chesterfield has gone pedestrian
Sidewalks are showing up from Meadowbrook to Ettrick in the south east of Chesterfield. A new pedestrian walk was recently completed on Cogbill Road from Meadowbrook High School west to Iron Bridge Road. The two-tenths-of-a-mile project also included landscaping with crepe myrtles and period streetlights as well as curb... Read more
New retail and residential on the books for Jefferson Davis Highway
Chester could see some improvements just north of Route 10. Two separate developments, one a combination retail and multifamily, and the other an over 55 development, could be completed in 2017. Shoppes Moore’s Lake is beginning to offer preleases through Thalhimer Real Estate. The retail space will total 300,000... Read more
According to the Chesterfield County Planning Department, the comment portion of the proposed new chapter of the “Comprehensive Plan – Bikeways and Trails will focus on the long term future for non-motorized transportation in Chesterfield County.” The Planning Commission in June conducted a public hearing on the chapter. After... Read more
New home build grows in fits and starts
Home building is not always boom or bust. But this year, Chesterfield home-building permits for new houses are not keeping pace with last year. New permits in July this year were up over July of last year – 128 to 112 respectively. But analyzing the year-to-date results, the county... Read more
The Chesterfield County Preservation Committee will meet on Aug. 25 at 6 p.m. to review two proposed changes to historic properties in the county, called “Certificates of Appropriateness.” Properties to be discussed include Magnolia Grange, 10201 Iron Bridge Rd. that has applied to install a fresh air intake. The... Read more
County Honors WWII Veterans
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors recognized its World War II veterans with a resolution calling for remembrance on Aug. 14, the 70th anniversary of the end of the war. Around 28 WWII veterans attended a dinner in their honor on July 22 during the dinner break of the... Read more