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Investigation into fatal fire continues

Authorities are still investigating a house fire that left one child dead at a single-family home in the 5800 block of Gunsight Terrace on March 8, Chesterfield County Fire and Emergency Medical Services Lt. Jason Elmore said Monday.

Help catch police impersonators

Crime Solvers needs the community’s help to catch three men who are wanted for impersonating police on Monday, Dec. 28, 2009.

Police Blotter: March 17, 2010

DANIELS ST 3/06 Unknown suspect/s entered the victim’s garage, taking the keys from a table inside. The unknown person then entered the victim’s Chevrolet Tahoe, which was parked in the driveway, and stole it. The vehicle was located in the front yard of a neighbor’s residence.

Chester Artists Association joins push for new arts center

“Visual and performing arts can work together to make Chester a wonderful art village,” said Marti Fann, president of the newly formed Chester Artists Association. Fann, a Matoaca resident, is displaying a portrait of her cat as part of a multi-artist show at the Chester Library this month.

Shoosmith wants three 1997 proffers lifted

Shoosmith Bros. Inc. recently laid out its reasons for asking the county to lift three conditions placed on its landfill operations during its 1997 expansion. At a March 3 community meeting, J. Fletcher Kelly, Shoosmith’s vice president of operations, presented an overview of the company’s application. Kelly, who is one of six partners who bought the landfill and Virginia Waste Services (VWS) in June 2008, said there may be more community meetings as the process continued.

Electronic advertising sign proposed on Route 10

Bermuda District Planning Commissioner Sam Hassen deferred a conditional-use permit for an electronic advertising sign at the Rx Compounding building on Iron Bridge Road near Chalkley Road in January to allow the community to meet and discuss the pros and cons of the request.

Legal Briefs: March 10, 2010

Public hearings on the following items are scheduled for the Planning Commission’s March 16 evening meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m. and take place in the Public Meeting Room of the Chesterfield Administration Building:

Calling budget “difficult” is an understatement, county staffer says

Budget and Management Director Allan Carmody reiterated the difficulty of this year’s budget process at the start of last week’s meeting of the budget and audit committee.