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Police to patrol school zones

Chesterfield County schools open Tuesday, Sept. 7 and with that comes school-zone safety enforcement, according to information from the Chesterfield County Police Department.

Police clotter

COGBILL RD 8/18 Thomas Fulghum Center. A vent window was broken out of a 1996 Ford Bronco. Suspect/s cut the wiring to the ignition and attempted to pop the steering column in an effort to steal the vehicle.

Help catch suspected television thieves

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs help to solve a theft in which three flat panel televisions were stolen from Walmart at 14501 Hancock Village Street at about 4 p.m. on Monday, July 26.

Calendar

Weekly calendar of events beginning September 1, 2010 through September 9, 2010.

Reminiscence: It’s Fair time

The Chesterfield County Fair Association opens its 97th Annual Chesterfield County Fair this Friday. As the fair association’s historian, Mary Perkinson Chalkley takes a look back at the event’s history.

Don’t extend fee holiday, Planning Commission says

In a 3-2 vote last week, the Planning Commission recommended that the Board of Supervisors not approve another planning fee holiday. “The unfunded part bothers me,” Midlothian Commissioner Reuben J. Waller, Jr., said. “It may look good, sound good, but is it really appropriate?”

FY2011 revenues in line with county budget so far

At the panel’s Aug. 12 meeting, County Administrator Jay Stegmaier told the Liaison Committee that the county’s budget for fiscal 2011, which began July 1, is on track so far. “What we have seen in terms of revenue trends, we are pretty much where we said we would be,” he said, and Chesterfield has been outperforming its neighbors in the region.

Yard sailing for charity

As a group of young volunteers washed cars outside, helpers inside the cafeteria at Elizabeth Davis Middle School manned a massive yard sale organized for the benefit of the Parker sisters.