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Philanthropic gesture will help limited-resource aquafarmers

Small-scale Gloucester aquafarmers Cynthia and Donald Perry learned the proper way to test water quality at an aquaculture workshop at Virginia State University.

Meadowbrook High hosts state, local speakers for transition fair

In celebration of Disability History and Awareness Month, Meadowbrook High School held the Transition Lunch & Learn Fair last Tuesday for students in the school’s Exceptional Education program. The event provided them with the necessary resources for life after high school.

CEA Fund endorses Fausz, Edwards, Wyman and Doland

The Chesterfield Education Association Fund for Children and Public Education (CEA) announced its candidate endorsements on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011.

Tools for School program a success in Chesterfield

The Tools for School program, administered by the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Department of Social Services, served 1,194 children this year due to donations and support from the community. The number is an increase over the 2010 program, which served 902 children.

Rolls-Royce partners with JTCC machining

John Tyler Community College (JTCC) last Tuesday announced the expansion of its precision machining program to expand the advanced manufacturing workforce in the region, a growing economic force in the Commonwealth.

Chesterfield among the best communities for young people

Chesterfield County achieved national recognition once again last Wednesday as one of America’s Promise Alliance’s 100 Best Communities for Young People presented by ING for its initiatives to help young people.

Evelyn Boyd White assumes presidency of the NACAC

Evelyn Boyd White, guidance coordinator at Thomas Dale High School in Chester, Va., assumed the presidency of the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC) following the associations 67th National Conference in New Orleans, Sept. 22-24.

Matoaca Elementary celebrates national reading event

Matoaca Elementary School joined 2 million people across the country Thursday in Read for the Record, an annual event promoting the importance of reading aloud to young children.