1. BOS Roundup Graphic

    Board of Supervisors Roundup

    Posted on May 26, 2023

    In case you missed the May 25 Board of Supervisors meeting, here is a brief recap of items from the board’s work session and business meeting Read on...
  2. Chesterfield resident Nicholas Pappas

    'I wouldn't have survived': Mental health services saved Chesterfield resident's life

    Posted on May 25, 2023

    In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, Nicholas Pappas shares his story about overcoming severe depression and anxiety and helping others do the same through service to county's Community Services Board Read on...
  3. Recycling carts

    Private sector competition, public enhancements increasing access to recycling and cutting costs

    Posted on May 12, 2023

    Chesterfield restoring seven-day operations at its northern and southern convenience centers, placing large recycling collection bins at six public parks: Horner, Huguenot, Rockwood, Daniel, Goyne and Dodd. Read on...
  4. Treasurer Rebecca Longnaker demonstrates payment kiosk

    JACK be quick: Treasurer's Office opens fourth automated payment kiosk at Clover Hill Library

    Posted on May 11, 2023

    The kiosk, known as JACK (Justified Automated Collections Kiosk), is fluent in both English and Spanish. Residents can use it by either looking up their account number in the system, searching by address, or scanning a bar code found on their bill. Read on...
  5. Fun run on Swift Creek Middle track

    Tuesday Night Lights: Chesterfield dedicates Swift Creek Middle's refurbished athletic facility

    Posted on May 10, 2023

    The $535,000 project included resurfacing the school’s ¼-mile track and jump pit runway, alleviating drainage issues, replacing irrigation and planting a new Bermuda grass playing surface, as well as installation of state-of-the-art LED lighting. Read on...
  6. Kayaking on the James River

    With backing from local hoteliers, Chesterfield establishes dedicated funding source for tourism

    Posted on May 3, 2023

    Effective July 1, hotels and motels with more than 41 rooms will pay an assessment equivalent to 2% of their gross short-term rental revenue for the next 10 years. Revenue from the Tourism Improvement District will be used to bolster local tourism. Read on...
  7. Diaper Drive 2023 final tally graphic

    Diaper Drive 2023: Mission Accomplished!

    Posted on May 1, 2023

    This year's event records its largest haul of diapers for Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Families First and Infant & Toddler Connection of Chesterfield Read on...
  8. BOS Roundup Graphic

    Board of Supervisors Roundup

    Posted on April 28, 2023

    In case you missed the April 26 Board of Supervisors meeting, here is a brief recap of items from the board’s work session and business meeting Read on...
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