1. A classroom at Robious Middle School

    Myth busting: Getting to the facts about Chesterfield's support for public education

    Posted on March 20, 2023

    As the Board of Supervisors prepares to hold public hearings on the county’s proposed FY2024 budget Wednesday, we think it’s an ideal time to dispel some pervasive misinformation about school funding in Chesterfield Read on...
  2. NBC12 anchor Sarah Bloom is Chesterfield&#39s first Diaper Drive ambassador

    NBC12 Anchor Sarah Bloom to Serve as Chesterfield’s First Diaper Drive Ambassador

    Posted on March 13, 2023

    With community’s help, Diaper Drive seeks to collect more than 55,000 diapers for Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Families First and Infant & Toddler Connection of Chesterfield Read on...
  3. BOS Roundup Graphic

    Board of Supervisors Roundup

    Posted on March 9, 2023

    In case you missed the March 8 Board of Supervisors meeting, here is a brief recap of items from the board’s work session and business meeting Read on...
  4. County officials address local media about Chesterfield&#39s proposed FY24 budget

    The power of 'and': Proposed FY24 budget balances investment in core services, tax relief

    Posted on March 7, 2023

    The proposed FY24 budget totals $1.94 billion, an increase of 9.4% from the current fiscal year. Meanwhile, it is balanced against a comprehensive tax relief package totaling nearly $37 million. Read on...
  5. A single-family neighborhood in Chesterfield

    Real estate tax rebate in June part of Chesterfield's plan for comprehensive tax relief

    Posted on March 6, 2023

    County will use $10 million in a tax relief reserve fund to provide a 5% rebate on all first-half 2023 real estate tax bills due in early June Read on...
  6. U.S. Rep. Jennifer McClellan having lunch at the Ettrick Deli

    From Chesterfield to Congress: McClellan makes history with election to House of Representatives

    Posted on March 1, 2023

    Chesterfield's annual Black History Month Celebration concludes with a profile of Matoaca High School alumnus Jennifer McClellan, who recently became the first Black woman elected to represent Virginia in Congress Read on...
  7. BOS Roundup Graphic

    Board of Supervisors Roundup

    Posted on February 24, 2023

    In case you missed the Feb. 22 Board of Supervisors meeting, here is a brief recap of items from the board’s monthly work session and business meeting Read on...
  8. Charlotte Wood, chair of the local historical society&#39s African American History Committee

    Committee works to collect, preserve and interpret Chesterfield's African American history

    Posted on February 23, 2023

    The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia created a standing committee dedicated to the research of African American history in the county in 1999. Read on...
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