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New 96-gallon recycling cart now available

Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) is now offering larger carts as an added convenience to recycling at the curb. The new 96-gallon cart is available for a fee by any interested homeowner currently eligible for curbside recycling services.

Police arrest bank robbery suspect

Police have arrested a man in connection with the July 29 robbery of the Bank of McKenney branch at 6300 River Road.

County receives land for community use

The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, along with the Capital Region Land Conservancy (CRLC), is pleased to announce the donation of a 113-acre parcel of land to the county from the estate of Paul and Anna Atkins.

Chester Wind Symphony to play at county fair Sept. 3

To John Schoepflin, a person’s age is no business of his – and that certainly applies to those in the Chester Wind Symphony which he conducts: “Yeah, I’ve got some grandmas.” But plenty of high-schoolers comprise the group’s 50 or so members as well.

Dominion grant supports VSU School of Business’ digital textbook initiative

Dominion Resources has awarded Virginia State University (VSU) $50,000 to expand a digital textbook pilot project aimed at reducing costs and increasing student retention.

VSU football, a force to be reckoned with

After falling in the CIAA (Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association) championship to Shaw University last season, Virginia State University’s (VSU) football team is gearing up for another hard-hitting season on the grid iron.

Local youth completes project for Eagle badge

Boy Scout John Proffer, along with some recruited help, used his free time this summer to build benches for his Eagle Scout project, the highest rank a scout can have. A member of Boy Scout Troop 2815 based out of Chester United Methodist Church, Proffer has been a scout since the first grade.

Chester Performing Arts Studio to welcome new instructors

Two new instructors will join the staff at Chester Performing Arts Studio (CPAS) this year: Jenna McClintock and Sarah Ruppel both bring their extensive experience as professional ballerinas and ballet instructors.