Chesterfield Observer

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County NAACP joins Sen. Kaine to talk voting rights legislation

Instead of taking the usual recess Monday, the nation’s senators convened on the federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday to work on voting rights legislation

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Weathering winter

January is always a stark dose of reality, then the seed catalogs start to arrive, and I look at happy days ahead. I’ve bought a grow light and am going to or

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Five Minutes With … Bill Fiege

Q: So, what can you tell us about coaching a team of 12-year-old girls to the top bracket of the Little League World Series in softball last year in Greensboro

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Suspect in child abuse incident taken into custody

Chesterfield County Police said last week that Astrid Sanchez Diaz, the suspect in a child abuse incident, has been taken into custody. Police began investigati

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School district faces surge issues as Youngkin lifts mandates

In the days before Gov. Glenn Youngkin took office and promptly ended the state’s mask mandate for K-12 schoolchildren – one of nine executive orders he iss

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Cox bids farewell to state House

On his first day as a retired state legislator, former Del. Kirk Cox, gave parting remarks to longtime colleagues on Jan. 12 after the open of the Virginia Hous

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Gov. Youngkin sworn in, strikes mask and vaccine mandates

Republican Glenn Youngkin took office as Virginia’s 74th Governor on Saturday alongside Lt. Gov. Winsome Earle-Sears and Attorney General Jason Miyares, the f

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Residents raise objections, and voices, on rezoning

Matoaca District Supervisor Kevin Carroll said at the end of a community meeting with Moseley residents last week that at this time, he does not support I-2 hea

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Crime Watch 01/19/2022

The following is a sampling of crimes recently reported to the Chesterfield County Police Department. Afton (Sara Key Drive) – A vehicle was vandalized at

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Police taking new look at unsolved cases

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