1. Winchester Forest groundbreaking

    Better Housing Coalition expanding presence in Route 1 corridor with Winchester Forest apartments

    Posted on September 30, 2022

    Winchester Forest, a $45 million investment, is the local nonprofit’s latest addition to its 60-acre Winchester Greens campus. It will complement the existing 240 multifamily and 234 senior housing units on the North Chesterfield property. Read on...
  2. 2019 Community Cup

    Community Cup brings region's first responders, multicultural community together on soccer field

    Posted on September 26, 2022

    The free event -- a regional partnership between Chesterfield and Henrico counties, the City of Richmond and Virginia State Police – will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at River City Sportsplex Read on...
  3. BOS Roundup Graphic

    Board of Supervisors Roundup

    Posted on September 23, 2022

    In case you missed the Sept. 21 Board of Supervisors meeting, here is a brief recap of items from the board’s work session and business meeting Read on...
  4. Curbside recycling

    Beginning next year, Chesterfield moving to subscription-based curbside recycling model

    Posted on September 21, 2022

    County has concluded that citizens can most cost-effectively access curbside recycling through a direct relationship with private haulers, minimizing the need for local government to play a 'middleman' role in administering the service Read on...
  5. GRTC Route 1A bus at Stonebridge

    Through pilot program with GRTC, Chesterfield will evaluate demand for mass transit on Route 60

    Posted on September 19, 2022

    The one-year project will extend GRTC’s Route 1A westward from its current terminus, just east of Buford Road, to Walmart Way. It is expected to include the installation of 12 new bus stops, eastbound and westbound, and construction of a bus layover pad. Read on...
  6. Ettrick-Matoaca library

    2022 Community Facilities Bond Plan: Libraries and Parks

    Posted on September 12, 2022

    If approved by voters on Nov. 8, the 2022 bond referendum package will provide $45.7 million for three library capital improvement projects and $38.2 million for five Parks and Recreation projects Read on...
  7. Freedom Flag and World Trade Center steel

    Never forget: More than two decades after 9/11, Freedom Flag embraced as symbol of remembrance

    Posted on September 6, 2022

    Chesterfield residents John Riley, Tara Krohn and Clarence Singleton serve on the board of directors of the Freedom Flag Foundation, a nonprofit formed to advocate for establishing the Freedom Flag as a national symbol of remembrance of 9/11 Read on...
  8. Bensley Elementary School

    2022 Community Facilities Bond Plan: Schools

    Posted on August 29, 2022

    If approved by voters on Nov. 8, the 2022 bond referendum package will provide $375 million for seven school projects -- including two new schools in high-growth areas, the replacement of four aging schools and expansion of Thomas Dale High School. Read on...
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