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Posted on: December 6, 2018

15th Annual El Juguetazo Celebrates the Three Kings with Toys for Children

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA — El Juguetazo, a traditional cultural event that celebrates the Three Kings, will be held on Saturday, Jan. 5, 1-4 p.m., at L.C. Bird High School, 10301 Courthouse Road. This celebration is observed in many Latino and As...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Parks and Recreation Releases Winter Season Lights Schedule

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 stay on until 9:30 p.m. at these locations:

  • Bird...
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County News
Posted on: December 4, 2018

Chesterfield County Names Hughes as Community Corrections Services Director

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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 the community corrections services di...

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County News
Posted on: December 4, 2018

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

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

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County News
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Chesterfield’s Community Emergency Response Team Course begins Jan. 7

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA —Are you interested in training that will better prepare you for disasters and emergencies? Chesterfield County’s popular Community Emergency Response Team, or CERT, training is scheduled to begin Jan. 7.

The ini...

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Posted on: November 20, 2018

Chesterfield Receives National Recognition on Budgeting

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 the 33rd consecutive time the coun...

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County News
Posted on: October 29, 2018

Chesterfield Offering Lifetime Dog Licenses Beginning Nov. 1

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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, which are required, are valid for the...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

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

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 cleanup and recover from last night’s storm.

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Public Comment Sought On Draft Comprehensive Plan Update

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 county’s grow...

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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 coachesfrom across the nation and several countries saw sports tourism’s local economic
impact reach $41 million in fiscal 2018. It’s an increase of nearly $2.4milli...

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County News
Posted on: October 3, 2018

Chesterfield County Designated ‘Purple Heart County’

Purple Heart Resolution

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 the Veterans Memorial Wall, in front of the county’s Hist...

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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

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 from ISACA. The CISA designatio...

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County News
Posted on: September 24, 2018

Chesterfield Parks and Recreation Earns National Accreditation

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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 accreditation at the National Recreation and...

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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, 2018

Communications 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, 2018

Waste 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 time to clean...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Intersection at Woolridge and Otterdale Roads Reopened to Traffic

September 13, 2018

Transportation 

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 the interse...

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County News
Posted on: September 12, 2018

Vegetative Debris Accepted at County Convenience Centers

September 12, 2018

Waste & 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, 2018

Community 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 Team, or CERT, training...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

Chesterfield Launches New County Government and Library Websites

September 07, 2018

Communications 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, 2018

Parks 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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Posted on: August 8, 2018

Chesterfield County Earns Achievement Awards from VACo

August 08, 2018

Communications 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 years of the...

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