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Police are searching for two suspects in multiple unrelated bank robberies in the county, while a third suspect apparently took his own life as U.S. Marshals tried to arrest him. More...

Family

Stonehenge Garden Club to meet

The Stonehenge Garden Club will meet on Sept. More...

Get a Home Energy Checkup

Mt. Pisgah United Methodist Church and the Richmond Region Energy Alliance will co-sponsor a seven-week program offering Home Energy Checkups for Midlothian residents with single-family homes. The checkups cost $25. More...

Grief support group has formed

A support group for widows, widowers and anyone who has experienced a loss has formed in the county. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 3 Midlothian-Chesterfield Kiwanis Club breakfast meeting, 7:30 a.m., Café Caturra, 13830 Village Place Drive. kiwanisofchester field.org. More...

What’s happening Elsewhere

Thursday, Sept. 3 Butterflies LIVE! 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., Richmond. See hundreds of tropical butterflies and explore their origins, preferred habitats and life cycles. Continues through Oct. 11. $8- $12. More...

Custodians dump floor chemicals at 36 schools

Officials say no safety issues, but cleanup could be pricy

After cleaning floors in preparation for the start of the 2015-16 school year, custodians at 36 county schools improperly disposed of used floor-stripping solution last month by dumping it on the ground outside their buildings. More...

Poverty’s Pull

As schools address poverty through grants, experts say more can be done

Low-income students at two Chesterfield County elementary schools will be getting some extra help with their lessons this year thanks to a federal grant program. More...

News

School Board members take a stab at fencing

Swords were drawn at the School Board’s latest meeting but not to engage in any political dueling. More...

As Cantor schmoozes donors, Brat hosts local town hall

While U.S. Rep. More...

Supervisors approve housing in Hallsley, tweak to proffers

The Board of Supervisors unanimously approved rezoning for 65 new homes in Midlothian’s upscale Hallsley community last week and also granted the developer’s unusual request to allocate a greater-thanusual percentage of its cash proffer t More...

Seniors

Alzheimer’s support groups meet this month

The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter will hold support group meetings for adult children and caregivers this month in Chesterfield County to provide an opportunity for mutual support and to exchange coping skills. More...

Crime Watch

Apartment break-ins not very productive for thieves

Two county apartment complexes were by repeated break-ins recently, but the perpetrators seem to have come up empty-handed in a majority of these incidents. In the Ivy Walk Apartments off Route 10 just south of the Richmond city line: More...

Opinions

Restricting access to reservoir is selfish

I wanted to write another letter for two reasons: first to thank your publication for continuing the conversation about public access to Swift Creek Reservoir. The second reason is to address some concerns expressed by Mr. More...

We should protect cyclists – from themselves

With his diatribe [“Bike paths too slow for cyclists,” Letters, Aug. 5], writer Kevin Benson embodies the narcissistic, patronizing and arrogant attitude typical of cyclists riding on the public roads. More...

Sports

Sudden Impact

Is Rayshard Ashby Bird’s best ever?

As college football has evolved into a billion-dollar business, many coaches at the highest level have become increasingly myopic in their requirement that potential recruits fit a specific set of characteristics. More...