News Flash

Posted on: February 7, 2019

Region launches Opioid Solutions RVA website, media campaign

Opioid Solutions RVA launch

The counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico and the city of Richmond today launched a website and a yearlong media campaign under the name Opioid Solutions RVA to highlight the dangers of opioid use and to connect those struggling with addiction to ...

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County News
Posted on: February 7, 2019

Planning Commission to Hold Public Hearing on Comprehensive Plan Update

Planning DepartmentFeb. 7, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — After many months of community outreach, public input and review, the Chesterfield County Planning Commission will hold two public hearings on the county’s draft Compreh...

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County News
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Registration Open for the Government Citizens Academy

Government Citizens Academy

Citizen Information and ResourcesFeb. 5, 2019

CHESTERFIELD, Va. – Chesterfield County is offering a hands-on approach for citizens to learn about their local government and tour county facilities. Registration is open for the 2019 Government Citi...

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County News
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Registration Open for “Grass Roots” Program

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Cooperative ExtensionFeb. 1, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — It may not be spring yet, but it’s never too early for homeowners to start planning for a beautiful yard. Lucky for them, having a green thumb isn’t the only way to g...

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County News
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Musical Event to Kick Off 30th Black History Month Celebration

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Join Virginia State University and Chesterfield County for a special musical event to kick off the 30th Black History Month Celebration Friday, Feb. 1, 7-9:30 p.m., at Virginia State University, featuring R&...

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County News
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Chesterfield Seeks Citizen Input on Transit Needs Along Jefferson Davis Corridor

TransportationJan. 30, 2019CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Department of Transportation, in partnership with SIR, a local marketing research and consulting firm, is conducting a survey about the Jefferson Davis corrido...

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County News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Chesterfield, Virginia Credit Union Partner on Five-Year Sponsorship Agreement

Parks and Recreation

Jan. 25, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department and Virginia Credit Union have partnered on a five-year sponsorship agreement worth $100,000 that includes Virginia Credit Union&a...

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County News
Posted on: January 24, 2019

County Links Up with the Nation’s Longest Linear Park

Virginia East Coast Greenway

Parks and RecreationJanuary 24, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — A path near Pocahontas State Park has become a designated part of the East Coast Greenway, which aims to develop a biking and walking route from Canada to Key West. The nonprofit East...

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County News
Posted on: January 17, 2019

County Adopts Time-Tested Model for Continually Affordable Homes

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Maggie Walker Community Land Trust, or MWCLT, has closed on its first home in Chesterfield with support from the county. MWCLT will repair and rehabilitate a vacant home at 5616 S. Melbeck Road and sell it to a new homeowner ...

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County News
Posted on: January 15, 2019

‘The Basics’ Initiative Comes to Chesterfield

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CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Eighty percent of brain growth happens during the first three years of life. RVA Basics, a new initiative coming to Chesterfield, wants to make the most of that time and help kids get their best start in life. It focuse...

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County News
Posted on: January 10, 2019

Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors Elect Chair, Vice Chair

Board of SupervisorsJanuary 10, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — At their Jan. 9 meeting, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors elected Midlothian District Supervisor Leslie Haley as chair for 2019. Haley previously served as vice chair in 2...

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County News
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Chesterfield’s Youth Services Citizen’s Board Now Accepting Nominations for Outstanding Youth Awards

Youth ServicesJanuary 9, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The Chesterfield County Youth Services Citizen’s Board is now accepting nominations for the 2019 Outstanding Youth Awards. The deadline to apply is Friday, Feb. 8.

The Outstanding Y...

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County News
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Chesterfield County Internal Auditor Earns CGAP

Internal AuditJanuary 3, 2019

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Christopher Meade, CPA and senior auditor with Chesterfield County’s Department of Internal Audit, recently earned the Certified Government Auditing Professional, or CGAP, credenti...

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County News
Posted on: December 5, 2018

Parks and Recreation Releases Winter Season Lights Schedule

Parks and RecreationDecember 1, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Beginning Dec. 1, Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation tennis and basketball courts will follow the winter season lights schedule listed below.

Tennis court lights will st...

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County News
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Chesterfield County Names Hughes as Community Corrections Services Director

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Community CorrectionsDecember 4, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County has named Gary Hughes as its new director of community corrections services. County leaders selected Hughes after a national recruitment process. He is currently ...

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County News
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Chesterfield First in Region to Partner with Growth Through Opportunity Cadets Program

General Services/Public SafetyDecember 4, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Today, Chesterfield County public safety and general services departments kicked off the inaugural 16-week Growth Through Opportunity, or GTO, cadet academy, providing five ...

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County News
Posted on: November 20, 2018

Chesterfield Receives National Recognition on Budgeting

BudgetNovember 20, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County has recently been honored by the Government Finance Officers Association with the Distinguished Budget Presentation award for the county’s budget. This is th...

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County News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Chesterfield Offering Lifetime Dog Licenses Beginning Nov. 1

Chesterfield lifetime dog license

Treasurer's OfficeOctober 29, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Beginning Nov. 1, Chesterfield County will offer a lifetime dog license for $10 at the county Treasurer’s Office, animal shelter and at several local businesses. Licenses, whi...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

Fee Waived For Vegetative Debris at County Convenience Centers Through Oct. 21

Waste and Resource Recovery DivisionOctober 12, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County will waive vegetative debris fees at both the Northern and Southern Area Convenience Centers through Sunday, Oct. 21, to give residents time to cle...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Public Comment Sought On Draft Comprehensive Plan Update

PlanningOctober 8, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The draft update to the Chesterfield County Comprehensive Plan is now available for public review and comment through Nov. 12 at www.chesterfield.gov/compplanupdate. The Comprehensive Plan is the ...

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County News
Posted on: October 8, 2018

Sports Tourism Sees Another Banner Year in Chesterfield

Sports Tourism

CHESTERFIELD
COUNTY, VA
— Sixty-two sports events attracting athletes, families and coaches from across the nation and several countries saw sports tourism’s local economic impact reach $41 million in fiscal 2018. It’s an in...

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County News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Chesterfield County Designated ‘Purple Heart County’

Purple Heart Resolution

October 3, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Today, Chesterfield County held a ceremony to honor the county’s Purple Heart recipients and recognize its declaration as a “Purple Heart County.” The ceremony was held at th...

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County News
Posted on: October 1, 2018

‘Connect[tober]fest’ Workshops Designed to Create Dialogue About How Community Priorities, Resources

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Join us at Connect[tober]fest! Bring your neighbors and attend any of several interactive and engaging workshops designed to create dialogue about how community priorities and resources align, showcase ways you can get ...

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Posted on: September 27, 2018

Chesterfield County Internal Auditor Earns CISA

Internal AuditSeptember 27, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Khara Lounsbury, technology audit manager with Chesterfield County’s Department of Internal Audit, recently earned the Certified Information Systems Auditor, or CISA, credential...

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County News
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Chesterfield Parks and Recreation Earns National Accreditation

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Parks and RecreationSeptember 24, 2018

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Today, the Commission for Accreditation of Parks and Recreation Agencies, or CAPRA, awarded the Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Department with the prestigious CAPRA accred...

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County News
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Chesterfield Names Road to Honor Service and Sacrifice of Fallen Military Soldier

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September 21, 2018Communications and Media

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Today, Chesterfield County government officials honored the service and sacrifice of Chesterfield native and Army hero by naming the road in Huguenot Park, Kyle Middleton Way. &...

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County News
Posted on: September 20, 2018

Fee Waived For Vegetative Debris at County Convenience Centers Through Sept. 30

September 20, 2018Waste and Resource Recovery 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County will continue to waive vegetative debris fees at both the Northern and Southern Area Convenience Centers through Sept. 30, to give residents tim...

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County News
Posted on: September 13, 2018

Intersection at Woolridge and Otterdale Roads Reopened to Traffic

September 13, 2018Transportation 

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The intersection at Woolridge and Otterdale roads has been reopened to traffic more than a week ahead of schedule. Drivers traveling on Otterdale Road will have a stop sign at t...

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County News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Vegetative Debris Accepted at County Convenience Centers

September 12, 2018Waste & Resource Recovery

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County continues to prepare for the impact of Hurricane Florence. Part of that planning is focusing on cleanup and recovery following the storm.

Chesterfield ac...

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Posted on: September 12, 2018

Chesterfield’s Community Emergency Response Team Course begins Oct. 2

September 12, 2018Community Emergency Response Team, CERT

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —Are you interested in training that will better prepare you for disasters and emergencies? Chesterfield County’s popular Community Emergency Response Tea...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Chesterfield Launches New County Government and Library Websites

September 07, 2018Communications and Media

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — Chesterfield County has launched two new websites following redesigns of the county’s local government and library sites. The new chesterfield.gov and library.chesterf...

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County News
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Ettrick Park Concession Building Dedicated in Honor of Local Physician, Advocate

August 10, 2018Parks and Recreation

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — The concession building at Ettrick Park has been dedicated in honor of Dr. Samuel Busch, a local physician who has worked in the community for more than 40 years.

The Samuel E. Busch Co...

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County News
Posted on: August 8, 2018

Chesterfield County Earns Achievement Awards from VACo

August 08, 2018Communications and Media

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA— Chesterfield County recently received three achievement awards from the Virginia Association of Counties, continuing its streak of winning at least one award each year for the 16 ye...

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