To the Editor I grew up in Chesterfield, I have seen change throughout the years: Larger highways, stoplights, new subdivisions and many new restaurants. As I drive throughout Virginia for work I see much of the same as small towns connect by concrete, Chick-fil-A and Walmart.  Many times I... Read more
To the Editor: The August editorial titled Great Idea, Poor Execution and subsequent Comments are relevant to the important upcoming Board of Supervisors and Planning Department meeting October 20 at 6 p.m. about the Comprehensive Plan – Bikeways and Trails. The plan has been studied and reworked several times... Read more
To the Editor: The “center” (turning lane) of Route 10/West Hundred Road has been narrowed quite a bit, as well as the other four traffic lanes to make room for two bicycles lanes. To make room for bicycles, they should have bought up more right-of-way. Driving west, I make... Read more
To the Editor: Now that school is back in session full swing, and everyone is busy trying to get settled into a routine. We want to take some time from the hustle and bustle to give thanks. We are a group called Guardians, who volunteer in a lot of... Read more
To the Editor: While government agencies seek new ways to boost the economy and create jobs, one industry is just waiting for government support in order to invest billions of private dollars into the economy. I’m talking about the energy industry – the one that has led the way... Read more
When I was small, and still today, I had a hero, someone that would help me be strong, that would give me guidance, and teach me about courage, friendship, brotherhood – my father. We all have heroes. We find them in comic books, literature we read, maturing, we find... Read more
To the Editor: With tax reform back on the front burner in Washington, I am encouraged that we can finally go forward in a bipartisan way toward a federal tax code that is simpler, fairer and more growth-oriented. This is a pressing need for our nation. We won’t achieve... Read more
To the Editor: Thanks for the information regarding the Dave Brat town hall meeting at the Fire Station. I do not understand why the Patriots set this up, since Chester residents do not get to vote for Brat, being within Randy Forbes’ fourth Congressional district. But thanks for the... Read more
To the Editor: I got a call from my sister last Wednesday who was at Sunset Memorial Park with a friend. She went to my husband’s grave and his bronze vase plus flowers were gone. I called the office and told the man what happened. He got the info... Read more
To the Editor: Two weeks ago, my husband happened to see a Richmond Times-Dispatch (RTD) article that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) was having a meeting that night about the Shoosmith landfill on Route 10, expanding into the nearby rock quarry. The meeting was to address how... Read more