Presquile National Wildlife Refuge, a hidden nugget managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, was opened to the public on Saturday, April 12.
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors meeting last week, was hot and heavy at times. Some said it was the most interesting interaction in a long time.
An item on the agenda, last week, of the Chesterfield Board of Supervisors authorized the County Administrator to award a construction contract up to $772,580 to the lowest bidder for the construction of a sidewalk on Osborne Road from the end of the existing sidewalk at Cliff Lawn Drive to the Shopping Center at Osborne Road and Jefferson Davis Highway.
Spring brings construction to eastern Chesterfield, at least the promise of construction. The Board of Supervisors has approved acquiring six acres in front of Curtis Elementary and Thomas Dale High School for sidewalk improvements and crosswalk marking.
Kicking off the Board of Supervisors meeting last week, County Administrator, Jay Stegmaier, was pleased to report that “Parallon Supply Chain will be expanding its business. Parallon provides health care operations services and records management.
Annual Easter Egg Hunt at God’s Storehouse Baptist Church, 5007 Jessup Rd., Saturday, April 19 at 10:30 a.m. Children will meet the Easter Bunny and learn about Easter from the pastor, Dr. Tom. Come experience the fun and fellowship.
The Matoaca High School hosted the family-friendly Annual Fine Arts Festival of Chesterfield County Public Schools. The Festival showcased the counties public elementary, middle and high school students’ visual and performing arts talent.
As previous participants, Matoaca High School’s Actor’s Studio returned to the 2014 “Bardathon” sponsored by Richmond Shakespeare at Center Stage. They performed two student-directed scenes from “Hamlet.” Nine area schools and one Russian Theater Troupe participated in this year’s Bardathon.