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Group offers survivors of domestic violence support

Chesterfield County Domestic and Sexual Violence Resource Center hosts a free, on-going support group for survivors of domestic and sexual violence on Wednesdays, 1p.m.-2:30 p.m.

Man of the year

The Chester Business Association (CBA) honored one of the community’s biggest fans recently when its members presented Dr. Joseph C. “Joe” Hillier, dentist, businessman and former Chester resident, with the group’s 2011 Snead-Stebbins Businessperson of the year award.

Meadowbrook player first in Chesterfield to be drafted by NBA

For some, change happens overnight. For Meadowbrook and University of Richmond graduate Justin Harper, he got to watch his life change on television.

Local school bus driver is Virginia champ

or the second year in a row, Leslie Alderman, shown above, is Virginia’s best school bus driver.

Voluntary water restrictions initiated in Chesterfield

In response to requests by the Appomattox River Water Authority, the Chesterfield County Department of Utilities is asking its customers to voluntarily conserve water by:

Planning commission recommends new policy for EMC signs

During last week’s public hearing on electronic message center (EMC) signs, the Chesterfield County Planning Commission strayed from its own recommendation and adopted the county staff’s proposal with the exception of the distance the signs can be from one another and from residential dwellings. The staff gave a range on the time limit on individual messages.

County combats suburban gang activity

Bermuda District Supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle held a community meeting last Tuesday evening in the gymnasium of Harrowgate Elementary and had Chesterfield Police Det. Mark Haynes share with community members the county’s approach to combat suburban gang activity.

Chester Rotary Club donation helps area residents

The donation was presented to Ms. Juozapavicius at the Chester Rotary Club Meeting June 8, 2011. Funds will be used by CCHASM to assist area residents who have experienced an emergency and need food and financial assistance.