1. Field hockey players compete at the Shooting Star Thanksgiving Tournament

    Sports tourism brings thousands of visitors to Chesterfield annually, bolsters local economy

    Posted on December 5, 2022

    With 12 lighted synthetic turf fields, River City Sportsplex has been the county's hub of athletic competition since it opened in 2010. Largely because of the facility, sports tourism in Chesterfield is exceeding levels seen prior to the pandemic. Read on...
  2. Magnolia Green Station 25 Dedication

    Chesterfield Fire and EMS holds dedication ceremony for Magnolia Green Station No. 25

    Posted on December 1, 2022

    The three-bay, roughly 15,000 square-foot facility, which opened on Dec. 14, 2020, houses an engine, ambulance, water tanker and brush truck, with five firefighters on duty each day. Read on...
  3. Justin, Bruce and Eugene Richter

    Across four generations, Richter family has been devoted to keeping Chesterfield safe

    Posted on November 28, 2022

    With more than 370,000 residents, Chesterfield is a much different place today than it was when the family’s patriarch, Charlie Richter, began his career with the county's police department early in the 20th century Read on...
  4. Chesterfield Remembers

    Chesterfield Remembers gives county residents chance to tell their story

    Posted on November 21, 2022

    Chesterfield County Public Library recently launched the oral history project, which was inspired by County Administrator Dr. Joe Casey's visit to the National Veterans Memorial and Museum in Ohio. Read on...
  5. BOS Roundup Graphic

    Board of Supervisors Roundup

    Posted on November 18, 2022

    In case you missed the Nov. 16 Board of Supervisors meeting, here is a brief recap of items from the board’s work session and business meeting Read on...
  6. Genito Road and Southside Speedway

    Consultant presents report on Southside Speedway to Board of Supervisors

    Posted on November 17, 2022

    Martyn Thake, principal of Tucson-based Motorsports Consulting Services, concluded “the entire facility needs significant repair and or replacement to create a speedway with the safety elements needed.” Read on...
  7. 2022 Veterans Day Ceremony

    Chesterfield hosts 2022 Veterans Day ceremony

    Posted on November 14, 2022

    Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin and First Lady Suzanne Youngkin attended this year's ceremony, which was well attended despite having to be moved indoors because of inclement weather last Friday Read on...
  8. Southside Speedway

    Veteran motorsports consultant hired to assess Southside Speedway's viability

    Posted on November 11, 2022

    Martyn Thake, principal of Tucson, Arizona-based Motorsports Consulting Services (MCS), is expected to present his findings to the Board of Supervisors at its Nov. 16 meeting. Thake has more than 40 years of professional motorsports experience. Read on...
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Chesterfield On Point is published by the Chesterfield Communications and Media Department with Jim McConnell, creative content writer, serving as the primary writer. It will cover a variety of topics across the county delivering a more in-depth look at issues impacting residents and providing another tool to stay informed about what is happening in their community.

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