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Chesterfield County News

Chesterfield forum discusses ideas to help those in poverty

To improve the fortunes of those living in poverty in Chesterfield County, the private and public sectors need to produce solutions that allow people to better themselves.

Saturday 05/02/2015
Chesterfield apartment fire leaves one dead

A person has died as a result of injuries suffered in an apartment fire late Friday afternoon in Chesterfield County.

Thursday 04/30/2015
Colonial Heights man to serve 12 years in prison for firing shots at Chesterfield police

After twice being mentally restored to competency to stand trial, Devin Christian Grant, 20, pleaded guilty to attempted capital murder of a police officer.

Chesterfield history museum closing for repairs

The Chesterfield County Museum will close for eight days in May as crews install a water-management system in the building.

Chesterfield forum discusses ideas to help those in poverty

To improve the fortunes of those living in poverty in Chesterfield County, the private and public sectors need to produce solutions that allow people to better themselves.

Chesterfield police to test body cameras

Chesterfield police are rolling out body cameras to 23 officers in a test of the technology that officials say will help them decide whether to equip the county’s entire force.

Wednesday 04/29/2015
Chesterfield County Administrator Stegmaier returns from medical leave

Chesterfield County Administrator James J.L. “Jay” Stegmaier returned from a month-and-a-half long medical leave Wednesday.

Tuesday 04/28/2015
Chesterfield School Board discusses proposal to hire COO

Chesterfield County School Board members spoke favorably of a proposal to hire a chief operations officer at a board work session Tuesday afternoon.

Chesterfield buys second wave of hydrilla-eating carp

Chesterfield officials plan to deploy a second round of sterile, grass-eating carp to the Swift Creek Reservoir today in the county’s ongoing fight against the invasive aquatic weed hydrilla.

Chesterfield police arrest two teenagers in school vandalism case

Chesterfield County police have arrested two teenagers after Elizabeth Scott Elementary School was found vandalized on Saturday morning.

Monday 04/27/2015
Audit prompts Chesterfield schools to consider staffing change

Chesterfield school officials are considering adding a chief operations officer to the district’s administrative staff.

22 monitored after fluid leak at DuPont facility

Twenty employees of the DuPont Richmond Zytel plant off Jefferson Davis Highway, along with two firefighters, were released from hospitals after being evaluated for exposure to vapor from a leak of heating fluid.

Human remains discovered near Chesterfield Towne Center

Chesterfield County police are investigating the death of an unidentified person whose remains were found Monday down a 10-foot ravine about three-tenths of a mile south of Midlothian Turnpike.

Friday 04/24/2015
Donald Trump receives warm welcome in Chesterfield

Donald Trump derided President Barack Obama as incompetent while playing up his own political prowess at a gathering of Chesterfield County Republicans on Friday.

Thursday 04/23/2015
Chesterfield police investigate double-shooting, search for three suspects

Chesterfield County police are searching for three suspects in a double-shooting last night.

Wednesday 04/22/2015
Former Cosby athlete sentenced to serve 10 years in attack on four children

A judge sentenced Matthew K. Gorski to 111 years in prison but suspended all but 10 years after apparently heeding arguments by the defense that a prison term above sentencing guidelines would be punishing Gorski for being mentally ill.

Police: Masked men rob Huguenot Road gas station

Four men are on the run after robbing a Shell gas station in Midlothian early this morning while wearing ski masks, according to Chesterfield County police.

Tuesday 04/21/2015
Chesterfield schools names Students of the Year

Chesterfield County schools have chosen their 126 Students of the Year and will honor them at gala Thursday night.

Two Chesterfield students slightly injured when SUV strikes school bus

Two Chesterfield County middle school students were taken to local hospitals with minor injuries this morning after an SUV struck the rear of their stopped school bus, police said.

Saturday 04/18/2015
Chesterfield resident shot in foot during attempted robbery

A 24-year-old Chesterfield County man was shot in the foot during an attempted robbery on Saturday morning.

Thursday 04/16/2015
Chesterfield supervisors approve ambitious Special Area Plan for Ettrick

In coming years, the plan could help transform Ettrick from an aging village on the Appomattox River into a bustling urban community.

Wednesday 04/15/2015
Kindergarten registration today for much of the region

Parking lots at elementary schools across metro Richmond will be packed this morning as parents and guardians participate in an annual rite of spring: kindergarten registration.

Chesterfield supervisors approve $790 million budget

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Charge dismissed against local bail bondsman

A federal firearms charge has been dismissed against a local bail bondsman who was an unsuccessful candidate last year for Chesterfield County Circuit Court clerk.

Monday 04/13/2015
Man who suffered seizure and crashed into home, killing resident, won't be charged

A man who drove into a Chesterfield County home while suffering a seizure, killing a resident inside, will not be charged with a traffic or criminal offense in a freak accident that took the life of William “Bill” Hillsman, authorities said.

Chesterfield supervisors to discuss issues relating to Ettrick plan Wednesday

The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors is looking for input on a plan that could transform Ettrick and set the course for future revitalization efforts in other parts of the county.

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