What would happen if lower income families with students in school if those families had a chance to choose a school for their child in the Chesterfield system? Currently we know that schools in areas with families of lesser incomes have children with less opportunities and poor grades. It... Read more
Chesterfield County Proposed Charter Changes Thursday, December 1 at 7:00 p.m. Chesterfield Career & Technical Center @ Hull – Door 20 13900 Hull Street Road Midlothian, VA 23112 The feedback provided by citizens on the proposed charter changes at the public hearing on November 16th is appreciated. Based on... Read more
CHESTERFIELD — Motorists should expect increased traffic in the area around the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Meadowville Technology Parkway beginning Sunday, and continuing through the holiday season. The traffic pattern will be similar to last year and motorists should allow extra time to get through the area during shift... Read more
Chesterfield – The Chesterfield County Annual Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony, sponsored by Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV), will be held on Friday, Nov. 11 at 2 p.m. at the Chesterfield County Historic 1917 Courthouse Green, 10011 Iron Bridge Rd., Chesterfield. You do not have to be a veteran... Read more
VN STAFF – Jobs and transportation go hand in hand. Recognizing the link between economic opportunity and transportation infrastructure that efficiently moves people and goods is paramount to a healthy local economy. The Richmond region and the Virginia Secretary of Transportation are conducting a study of a key jobs... Read more
The Chesterfield County School Board will hold four community meetings to engage residents on proposals about changes to school starting times that would align with medically suggested best practices and provide students with optimal learning experiences. All of the following meetings will start at 7 p.m. in the host... Read more
James “Jim” M. Holland, CPA, has been elected as the chair of the Virginia Board of Accountancy’s Standard-Setting Advisory Committee. Holland was appointed by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe in July 2016. He also is the Dale District representative on the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors. The Virginia Board of... Read more
What does your neighbor’s house assess for? That’s like stalking, but it can be helpful for professionals as well. Chesterfield County’s new GeoSpace and Open GeoSpace allow citizens to search county maps online. The site has a number of layers, which can be turned on and off for a... Read more
In a unanimous vote by the Board of Supervisors, Chesterfield County will reduce the maximum cash proffer fee from $18,966 per dwelling to $9,400. The board voted on the issue last Wednesday on the recommendation by the newly appointed county administrator, Joseph Casey. This is the first reduction to... Read more
Chesterfield County Police are urging drivers to be aware of a speed limit change on Iron Bridge Road. The speed limit on Iron Bridge Road from Chesterfield Meadows Drive to just west of its intersection with Landfill Drive is now 45 mph. Previously, the speed limit on this stretch... Read more