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
Amendments to the Chesterfield County Code of Ordinances will help residents and businesses save money in tax year 2017. The changes were adopted by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors Wednesday following public hearings on each amendment. More than 700 small businesses in Chesterfield County will benefit from a... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield County received more than 6,200 responses to its recent community priorities survey through the “Build Chesterfield’s Blueprint” campaign. This survey campaign reached out to residents and businesses to see what they felt was important in their community, and to solicit ideas to be implemented into the... Read more
CHESTERFIELD – Chesterfield County intends to apply for funds allocated for the Transportation Alternatives Program to improve or add to projects involving actual road building. The county is preparing projects eligible for funding through the program including: On-road and off-road pedestrian and bicycle facilities Safe routes for non-drivers (children,... Read more
CHESTER – The Chesterfield Center for the Arts has a new donor Dr. and Mrs. Baxter Perkinson Jr. stepped up to help the Center move closer to its goal. Dr. Perkinson and family will contribute to the center’s foundation building fund and pay for some of the operation costs... Read more