The Chesterfield County School Board approved a plans to build a $36.3 million elementary school at the Magnolia Green development. The board voted to add the proposal to the school system’s capital improvement plan, which will go to the Board of Supervisors for its consideration tonight. Under the timeline the School Board approved Tuesday, the school would be built in the 2021 fiscal year and open in September 2022.
Riverside Regional Jail has hired a new superintendent after a special meeting and vote yesterday. Carmen DeSadier, who previously served as the chief of corrections in New Orleans’s where she managed the daily operations of the parish jail, was chosen for the position. Riverside Regional Jail faced scrutiny recently due to the deaths of two inmates and multi-million dollar budget deficits, according to the Richmond Times-Dispatch.
Health officials ordered almost everyone in a heavily Orthodox Jewish New York City neighborhood to receive measles vaccines or face fines, according to AP News. The Federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention elevated its response to measles, and has established a larger team to focus on outbreaks that have sickened 465 people nationwide this year. This currently stands as the second-greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since measles was declared eradicated in 2000.