When Chesterfield’s next fiscal year begins on Thursday, July 1, a host of services will change as a result of decisions made earlier this year to balance the budget. The Board of Supervisors approved the $701.2 million fiscal 2011 general fund budget in April. At the time, Budget and Management Director Allan Carmody said the expenditures in the budget had been scaled back to be on par with 1995 levels. The spending plan includes the loss of approximately 150 full- and part-time employees.
Debra Marlow, former Director of Community Relations and Legislative Liaison for Chesterfield County Public Schools (CCPS), has filed a lawsuit in United States Eastern District Court alleging age discrimination by the Superintendent of Schools and the School Board. The suit, filed in January, was considered by United States District Court Judge Robert E. Payne just last week.
The Chesterfield County / Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and catch two men who robbed Fast and Friendly at 6249 Jefferson Davis Highway on Saturday, April 10 at about 7:50 p.m.
CRICKLEWOOD DR 6/14 South Pointe Landing Apartments. The victim had just parked his vehicle and taken trash to the dumpster when one of the suspects approached, asking the time. As the victim reached into his pocked for his cell phone, the second suspect came up from behind and put a choke hold around the victim’s neck. Once the victim fell to the ground, the suspects took his property and walked off.
Elizabeth Davis Middle School’s students and teachers took a break from their usual end-of-the-year activities to devote a day to exploring and celebrating their connection to the Chesapeake Bay.
Six years ago Coach Corey McConville arrived to take the reins of the fledgling soccer program at Matoaca Middle School. The team’s history was not a good one, with winless seasons being the norm. McConville’s first Warrior team included 7th graders Dylan Prendergast, Mason Page, and Nathan Calhoun, three players that would give Matoaca a foretaste of things to come.
Wednesday, June 23
Board of Supervisors. 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.
Summer Reading Program: VSU Farm Tour. 9:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Ettrick-Matoaca Library. Interact with fish and goats, tour a greenhouse and visit several ponds during a two-hour tour. The group will assemble in the library parking lot at 9 a.m. Registration required. Details: 526-8087 or library.chesterfield.gov.
Gather a group of graduating seniors and the consensus on what they enjoyed most about high school is the friendships they made. Yes, they enjoyed learning something new everyday, the specific programs many had an opportunity to participate in and the challenge of excelling in classes, but, for the most part, they enjoyed their friends.