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The tourist are coming

In May 1864, Union and Confederate soldiers across the country changed the way fighting a war in the field would be fought. Instead of fighting in nice rows and shooting each other down, they began digging earthen fortifications to fight behind. They had learned the hard lesson and began to learn to save themselves from further danger.

Human Services, Community Development present budgets to Supervisors

It’s the time of year when each division at Chesterfield County Administration scrambles to complete their budgets.

Water Authority to add 18 inches to Lake Chesdin dam

Plans are to raise the height of the George Brasfield Dam, located on Lake Chesdin by 18 inches, thereby increasing Lake Chesdin’s storage capacity by approximately 20 percent or 1.9 billion gallons. If not completed, the County may need to impose mandatory water restrictions sooner during drought-like conditions.

Day Camps at Henricus Historical Park in 2014

Henricus Historical Park will present a wide variety of day camps throughout 2014. Campers will enjoy Colonial and Virginia Indian history, nature, arts and crafts; spend the day on the James River; or dig for artifacts and learn about archaeology.

Automated water meter reading on the way

Automated Meter Reading (AMR) technology automatically collects data from water meters and transfers that data to a central database for uploading to a centralized billing system.

Community meetings scheduled to discuss proposed FY 2015 budget

The public is invited to attend community meetings to discuss County Administrator Jay Stegmaier’s proposed budget for fiscal 2015. These meetings will be held on the following dates and times

Sustain our Community award volunteers of the year

“Everyone enjoy the benefit of a healthy community,” Sara Snead, Deputy Administrator for Community Services.

Ms. Kitty turns 100

Twice each week Kitty Knittel slowly enters the pool at the Chester YMCA and each time she exits feeling refreshed. “I think it will put me back on my feet,” she said. “And it does every time.”