Coxendale Road to be reconstructed, closing and delays are expected Contractors will be working on Coxendale Road reconstruction during the day from June 29 to approximately July 20. There will be some delays as the road is reduced to a single lane. Nighttime work on the roadway will begin... Read more
Effective July 1, Central Virginia Waste Management Authority has greatly expanded the types of plastic bottles and containers it accepts in its Residential Recycling (curbside) and Drop-off Recycling programs in Chesterfield County. Accepted items for recycling will now include plastic containers No. 1-No. 7 (see container bottom), bottles and... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) in partnership with Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer four camps this summer. Diggin’ in History Beginner Archaeology Camp is designed for children ages eight through 12. The children will learn how to search for clues from the past.... Read more
It is teeming with life. Green, topped with splashes of orange and yellow that belong to the bees. Gardeners will appreciate what Chester United Methodist Church members have done with their community garden. A mission project, the garden provides parishioners with some vegetables, but most of the fruit of... Read more
Employment in Chesterfield County last year grew by 6 percent. The increase for the entire United States was 1.9 percent for the same period. The details behind the 6 percent increase are impressive. During his last Board of Supervisors meeting before retiring, Chesterfield County Administrator J.L. “Jay” Stegmaier highlighted... Read more
A second neighborhood meeting has been scheduled on July 13 at 6:00 p.m. at the Central Library located at 9501 Lori Road to discuss as zoning case that would change its current Office use to Neighborhood Business. The applicant will be mailing adjacent land owners and interested parties from the previous meeting and... Read more
The popular swimming hole right off U.S. Route One between Richmond and Petersburg, was the most refreshing refuge from humidity and sweltering dog days west of Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean. It was a mecca for locals seeking a few hours of blessed relief and a major vacation... Read more
JULY 6 CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – 10:30 a.m. until Noon. “Mercy Snow” by Tiffany Baker will be discussed. No registration required. CHESTERFIELD FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Complex JULY 8 THE EMBERS FEATURING CRAIG WOOLARD IN CONCERT – 7 p.m. until 10... 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
Chesterfield County Public Library has received several nature backpacks for each of its 10 libraries. The backpacks are part of a partnership with the Library of Virginia, Virginia State Parks, and the Science Museum of Virginia. They include a free parking pass to any of the Virginia State Parks... Read more