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Shoosmith wants three 1997 proffers lifted

Shoosmith Bros. Inc. recently laid out its reasons for asking the county to lift three conditions placed on its landfill operations during its 1997 expansion. At a March 3 community meeting, J. Fletcher Kelly, Shoosmith’s vice president of operations, presented an overview of the company’s application. Kelly, who is one of six partners who bought the landfill and Virginia Waste Services (VWS) in June 2008, said there may be more community meetings as the process continued.

Electronic advertising sign proposed on Route 10

Bermuda District Planning Commissioner Sam Hassen deferred a conditional-use permit for an electronic advertising sign at the Rx Compounding building on Iron Bridge Road near Chalkley Road in January to allow the community to meet and discuss the pros and cons of the request.

Legal Briefs: March 10, 2010

Public hearings on the following items are scheduled for the Planning Commission’s March 16 evening meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m. and take place in the Public Meeting Room of the Chesterfield Administration Building:

Calling budget “difficult” is an understatement, county staffer says

Budget and Management Director Allan Carmody reiterated the difficulty of this year’s budget process at the start of last week’s meeting of the budget and audit committee.

Kenco expanding in Chesterfield County

Kenco Logistic Services will be adding 25 to 30 new jobs and investing $1.6 million at its current site at the Walthall Enterchange in Chesterfield County, according to information from the county.

Remembering Mrs. Gregory

Veteran L.C. Bird High School music teacher and choral director Margaret F. Gregory died suddenly on March 1. In the days since her passing, nearly 1,600 people have joined a group created in her memory on a popular social networking site, and hundreds of messages of love, sorrow and support have been shared. The Village News invited members of the community to share their stories of how Mrs. Gregory touched their lives.

Chester Middle students prepare for final show

At Chester Middle School, a sign just outside drama teacher Martha Stanley’s door echoes the enthusiasm of her students: “Welcome!!! It’s time to create awesome pieces of theatre!” The students’ affection for their task was obvious last week, as they warmed up by doing the Hokey Pokey and hustled to get into costume and rehearse their next show, Getting to Know … Once Upon a Mattress.

Bothe inks professional pact with Kickers

Roger Bothe, a 2006 Thomas Dale High School graduate who led the Knights to two state soccer titles, recently signed a contract to play professionally for the local Richmond Kickers.