DSCR breaks ground on large building project
Defense Supply Center Richmond, located in Chesterfield, last week held a groundbreaking ceremony on the campus of the DLA facility which distributes aviation parts. The division will replace Buildings 31 and 32 and include a new center restaurant, according to Chief of Engineering Services Branch Dave Kolmer. The new... Read more
Your input is needed
Where do you live or work? What do you love about this area? What would make this area even better? Thought provoking questions – and literally “close to home” for the citizens who took the opportunity to provide answers at a workshop designed to receive their help charting the... Read more
The Bike & Trail plan was considered this week by the Chesterfield Planning Commission. There are currently 40 miles of bikeways and trails on the ground today, with an additional eight miles of projects currently underway and 28 miles would be added to the network over the next 10... Read more
Learn more about the quality of your drinking water and how to care for your well water system. Monday, Oct. 19, 5-7 p.m. Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the Chesterfield County Department of Health, is conducting two drinking water clinics so that well owners can assess their... Read more
Afternoon Tea
The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield hosted their 6th Annual Afternoon Tea Party last week at Chester Baptist’s Great Hall in Chester. The beautiful crisp fall Saturday afternoon provided the perfect backdrop for an afternoon of beautiful hats and fellowship for our area ladies. The Tea Party Fundraiser benefits The... Read more
The Crossings Support for Breast Cancer Awareness
The staff and residents at the Crossings at Ironbridge are firm supporters of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. As a show of support, every Friday the staff and some of their residents wear pink with each donating $2 towards breast cancer research. At the end of the month of October,... Read more
In the redistricting process do you suggest community/school meetings for comments on drawing proposed district lines and work to eliminate financial segregation? JOHN ERBACH (DALE) Absolutely—I plan to hold community meetings at every school in the Dale District ahead of any decision on redistricting. This is an emotional issue for... Read more
Candidate Forum: Board of Supervisors
Do you believe user fees for service, in the county, should continue as they are presently? i.e.: library programs, transfer station, vehicle, library and transfer station closures and so on. CLIFF BICKFORD (DALE) Chesterfield County has utilized User Fees for years as a way to keep real estate taxes... Read more
What are you fishing and recreating in?
The State of the James River report gives the river’s health an overall score of 61 perent and a grade of B minus this year. This represents a 3-percent increase in the overall score since 2013. Achieving a B minus for the first time in decades shows that the... Read more
This winter, students have an exciting opportunity to earn gift cards and win a $2,500 college scholarship from the American Red Cross – all while helping to save lives. Just host a Leaders Save Lives blood drive between December 15 and January 15 and you can be entered to win while gaining valuable... Read more