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Keep your New Year resolution and learn something new in 2015!

McAuliffe announces Governor’s Access Plan at Chester House

Governor Terry McAuliffe, last Tuesday in Chester, announced the launch of the Governor’s Access Plan, or GAP, which will provide vital medical and behavioral health services for 20,000 individuals who have a serious mental illness and are uninsured.

New BOS Chairman remarks on small business

Matoaca District Supervisor, Steve A. Elswick, was, last week, elected Chairman of the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors. Chairman Elswick was vice chairman in 2014, and is customary to be moved to Chairman. He began his tenure on the Board in January 2012.

A look at Chesterfield’s real estate data

While single-family-residential building is down 3.8 percent from 2014 compared to 2013, existing-single-family home sales are up. According to Market Minute, a product of Long and Foster Realtors®, sales in December 2014 were up compared to December 2013.

Lions start a new year

The Chester Lions Club started the 2015 year with high hopes and expectations. In 2014, the CLC celebrated 75 years of Lionism and service to the community. This year the club intends to continue and possibly expand aid to people with vision or hearing difficulties.

Why Health Insurance is Important

In 2015, there is a penalty if you’re not excluded for a particular reason. Wondering why health insurance is so important, we sat down with Doug Moyer, Chief Executive Officer of Southside Regional Medical Center, to find out.

Cooperative extension offers winter-spring seminars

Chesterfield Cooperative Extension Services is offering several seminars from January through April that will help residents prepare for spring. These seminars are free. Spaces are limited, so call 751-4401 or email to register.

Special Advocates for Children Needed

Nobody longs for a safe and loving family more than a child who has been abused or neglected. CASA volunteers are empowered by the courts to help make their dream a reality.