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Driver killed in crash on Bethany Ridge Road

Chesterfield Police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Oct. 8 in the 10700 block of Bethany Ridge Road in North Chesterfield. At about 10:02 p.

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CCPS, nonprofit launch winter coat fundraiser

If you see pictures of a pink flamingo wearing a scarf and a winter hat popping up around Chesterfield County, it’s for a good cause. The Chesterfield Educ

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Chesterfield's population up 16% in last 10 years

According to recently released 2020 U.S. census data, Chesterfield County added 49,070 people over the last 10 years – growing its population from 316,236 res

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High school football fields to be replaced with synthetic turf

By this time next year, Friday night football games at Monacan and Lloyd C. Bird high schools could look very different. The grass football fields at the two co

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County plans to build ice skating arena at Route 60, Chippenham

Chesterfield County is planning to build an ice skating facility as part of its multi-faceted redevelopment of the eastern Midlothian Turnpike corridor. Coun

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Celebrate fall good things with dark chocolate butterscotch pie

The hint of autumn in the air always stimulates the senses and calls to mind the many flavors of fall. And what’s more autumnal than pie, with its buttery bro

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Chesterfield begins process of redrawing its five magisterial districts

Chesterfield County is in the early stages of reviewing and redrawing the county’s five magisterial districts. The process, known as redistricting, can hav

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Meadowbrook High library named best in Virginia

The Virginia Association of School Librarians selected the Meadowbrook High library as the state’s best school library program in 2021. Designation as the Sch

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Chesterfield Observer - 2021-10-13

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Local author aims to inspire a new generation of Appalachian Trail hikers

When a friend suggested to Leonard Atkins, then 29, that they hike the entire Appalachian Trail, Atkins responded, “Ok ... what is it?” A native of Charlest