1. Rendering of LEGO&#39s planned Meadowville production facility

    Having project-ready industrial site was critical to Chesterfield landing LEGO

    Posted on June 27, 2022

    By preserving the last large undeveloped parcel in Meadowville Technology Park, county leaders positioned Chesterfield to secure a major economic development project that will bring $1 billion in capital investment and create more than 1,760 new jobs. Read on...
  2. Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame inductee Sarah Gregory

    Life of Service: Gregory Pays It Forward Through 4-H

    Posted on June 21, 2022

    Sarah Gregory has always had a soft spot for volunteering – it’s what she loves about living in Chesterfield County. Gregory, a lifelong resident of the county, is one of three recent inductees into the Chesterfield Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame. Read on...
  3. Ettrick train station

    Relentless group of Ettrick residents played key role in keeping train station in South Chesterfield

    Posted on June 13, 2022

    Four years after it was nearly shuttered by a federal agency, more than $14 million in federal, state and local funding has been committed to give the county's passenger train station and the surrounding neighborhood a much-needed facelift. Read on...
  4. CERT training exercise

    CERT fosters culture of preparedness, trains residents to assist neighbors in time of crisis

    Posted on June 6, 2022

    Chesterfield launched its Community Emergency Response Team program in 2002. The free course consists of eight sessions totaling 24 hours and offers participants hands-on training in areas such as disaster preparedness and basic emergency medical skills. Read on...
  5. 2022 Memorial Day photos

    Fallen Soldiers Honored During Chesterfield's 2022 Memorial Day Ceremony

    Posted on May 27, 2022

    Chesterfield County’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony, which is sponsored by the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV), was held on Monday, May 30 at the county’s Historic 1917 Courthouse Green on Iron Bridge Road. Read on...
  6. BOS Roundup Graphic

    Board of Supervisors Roundup

    Posted on May 31, 2022

    In case you missed the May 26 Board of Supervisors meeting, here is a brief recap of items from the board’s work session and business meeting: Read on...
  7. Proposed Upper Magnolia Green Zoning Boundaries per Cases 21SN0675 and 21SN0676

    Board of Supervisors Approves Upper Magnolia Green Zoning Cases

    Posted on May 27, 2022

    Following public hearings, the board voted Thursday in support of the rezoning of the 2,400-acre property for development as a technology village west of the future Powhite Parkway extension, along with three schools, a fire station and a public library Read on...
  8. Learn to Swim student

    'Learn to Swim' closes gaps in pool access, helps second-graders gain water safety skills

    Posted on May 23, 2022

    Sixteen Chesterfield elementary schools currently participate in free swim lesson program, a foundational element of Swim RVA’s Drownproof Richmond initiative. Most of them serve large populations of students of color and students from low-income families Read on...
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