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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

County budget would change depending on state’s contribution

The Virginia General Assembly last week passed their $85 billion state budget for the next two years. It took four sessions to get it passed but pass it did so now local governments must now deal with the fallout.

Iron Mill subdivision abandons request for change on wetlands encroachment, home frontage, lots

Wilton Family Investment, LLC, developer of Iron Mill, under construction west of Chester, has decided not to pursue changing its request to site plans relative to wetlands, width of units and number of lots.

Salem Middle students introduced to cello guitar fusion

During an East Coast tour and an upcoming Richmond gig, Montana Skies, a cello guitar fusion group from Georgia, ventured off their schedule path and made a stop at Salem Middle School to lead a couple of master classes for the cello and bass students.

South Richmond Rotary awards $30,000 to Families of the Wounded Fund

South Richmond Rotary President Dave Long and 2012 South Richmond Rotary Auction Chair Karla Gerner presented a $30,000 check to Cal Esleeck, president Families of the Wounded Fund (FOTWF), during the April 12 Rotary meeting.

20 Residents graduate from citizens academy

The Chesterfield County Police Department’s Citizens Academy held its 26th graduation ceremony on Tuesday, April 17.

Building common ground in Chesterfield

The Chesterfield County Public Library has been awarded a grant by the American Library Association and the Fetzer Institute to present a series of programs discussing issues affecting the aging community within Chesterfield County.

Chester Garden club spruces up Chester

For a number of years the Chester Garden Club has worked to make the raised Pocket Park at the corner of Ironbridge Road and Harrowgate Road as well as the bedding area around the Chester sign on the west side of Chester attractive sites for people coming into Chester.

Chester Family YMCA kicks off Strengthening Communities Fund

The Chester Family YMCA announces its 2012 Strengthening Communities Fund Kickoff. During the campaign, which will run through May, members, volunteers, employees and community members are encouraged to provide financial support to the Y.