Chesterfield County recently named Dr. James D. Worsley as new director of the Chesterfield County parks and recreation department. Worsley is filling the position of longtime director Michael S. Golden, who retired April 1. Worsley will begin Aug. 1. Currently the parks and recreation director for Columbus, Ga., –... Read more
A meeting is set tonight, at Thomas Dale High School at 6:30 to discuss water quality of fly ash holding ponds at Dominion Virginia Power in Chester. A report from Duke U tested the water outflow into  the James River as having carcinogens. Dominion has responded with a lawsuit stating... Read more
Extending to the height of a proposed indoor storage building, a test balloon will be flying above a property on the corner of Old West Hundred and West Hundred roads on June 9 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. with a rain date on June 10. The building’s exterior... Read more
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors named Joseph P. Casey as the next county administrator last week at an afternoon press conference. Casey, currently the deputy county manager for administration for Henrico County, will begin his new position July 1. Casey will fill the position of retiring County Administrator... Read more
Intersections are changing. Typically a vehicle approaching an intersection will be greeted by a traffic signal, stop or yield sign or more recently a roundabout. Currently there are 10 roundabouts in Chesterfield and more could be coming. Last week the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held a community information... Read more
The Chesterfield County Department of Youth Planning and Development is seeking adults to serve on the Youth Services Citizen Board for the 2016-17 year. The board is composed of two adults from each magisterial district. Board members attend monthly meetings and help plan programs throughout the year. They serve... Read more
Chester could get a new building at the entrance to Chester Village at the intersection of West Hundred Road and Old West Hundred Road. The proposed building would be called Chester Mini Storage and contain 500 interior storage units. The exterior of the building would look like an office... Read more
Chesterfield County, like many local governments, has amazing volunteers, and the county greatly values their contributions. In fiscal 2015, approximately 4,000 volunteers dedicated 142,000 work hours valued at $3.5 million. Because of the tremendous work our volunteers do alongside county employees, Chesterfield is able to provide exceptional services and... Read more
The Hopkins and Kingsland road intersection could get an upgrade – a roundabout. The proposed roundabout will be the subject of a VDOT open house on Tuesday, May 24 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. The meeting, which will take place at Beulah Elementary School, will offer a general-information... Read more
The bridge on Dundas Road that climbs over the CSX tracks and becomes Beulah Road west of the bridge will be replaced by 2020. New funding for the project was announced last week, justifying the project due to its sufficiency rating of 34, which would rank the bridge condition... Read more