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Sups get update on animal shelter progress

Since the adoption of a resolution in December 2009 no healthy animals have been euthanized at the Chesterfield County animal shelter, officials said recently.

Fire started near Christmas tree, investigators say

The Chesterfield County Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services responded Monday, Dec. 27, to 502 Wellshire Place, Chester, at 4:48 p.m. for a house fire, a press release says. Fire crews arrived to find heavy smoke and fire throughout the entire house.

Matoaca High collects 327 bags of food

During a school-wide food drive for the Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother program, 327 bags of food were collected from the students, staff and community of Matoaca High School, according to information from Librarian Alda Moore. The food drive ran from Nov. 15 to Dec. 1.

Communities In Schools of Chesterfield earns accreditation

Communities In Schools of Chesterfield has earned accreditation through the national organization’s Total Quality System. This means that the practices, data, sites and effectiveness of CIS of Chesterfield have been thoroughly examined and found to meet the highest standards, a press release says.

Tech Center students give back

Students in dental assisting classes at the Chesterfield Technical Center volunteered in November at a dental clinic at Victoria Elementary School in Lunenburg County, according to information from Chesterfield County Public Schools.

Chester Falcons win second straight title

The Chester Falcons Middle School Inline Hockey Team won the Central Virginia Inline Middle School League (CVIMSL) Division-II title last month with a 5-2 victory over Powhatan JHS.

Local teens to Junior National Championships

Quest Swimming sent five local teens to the USA 2010 Junior National Swim Championships recently. Caroline Buscaglia, Michael Covert, Kayla Iverson, Kaitlin Jones and William Evan Nicley were the attendees.

Legal briefs

At an adjourned meeting on Jan. 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the County Public Meeting Room at the Chesterfield Administration Building, Route 10 and Lori Road, Chesterfield County’s Board of Supervisors will hold a public hearing on the following matter.