Valentines and feet

Dogpound February 19, 2020

Hello and welcome back to the wonderful world of the Dogpound. I am thinking, did I just miss Valentine’s Day again? I did, didn’t I! Darn it! This is what happens when I write articles weeks in advance. Grrrr! Just wants me to stomp my foot. But wait, I... Read more

And the survey says

Commentary February 13, 2020

By Del. Carrie Coyner I want to thank everyone who took time to fill out my 2020 legislative survey so that I could have a better sense of how the community feels about issues coming before the General Assembly.  Here are a few highlights from your collective responses. The... Read more
To the Editor: The 4-H would like to thank the staff at the Chester Library for allowing our club to display Christmas stockings and cards at the library during the past holidays.  Our club dedicated a lot of time to community service in partnership with the Community Council on... Read more
You may be familiar with turmeric as a popular spice in Indian cuisine. It gives curry its yellow color. But did you know that it has antioxidant properties that are showing good results in fighting inflammation?  The most active ingredient in turmeric is curcumin, a polyphenol that has anti-inflammatory,... Read more

Second Alarm

Fire & Life Safety February 13, 2020

Every response to an emergency incident requires the appropriate personnel and equipment. On structural incidents, the first alarm assignment consists of three engine companies, one or two truck companies, an ambulance, the tactical safety officer and two battalion chiefs. There is also an additional engine that is dispatched once... Read more

Super Dogpound

Dogpound February 12, 2020

Hello and welcome back to the Super Dogpound. The Super Bowl is over, and I have to admit it was one of the better ones. The game went deep into the fourth quarter with either team poised to win the game. Even the referees seemed to hold back a... Read more
To the Editor:In this week’s Village News, (Jan. 30) you quoted Sen. Joe Morrissey as uttering, in regard to the massive recent gun rights rallies in Richmond, several statements belittling the voices of the thousands of citizens who made the trip to express themselves and as saying “I was... Read more
To the Editor:It is crucial that strong, well-funded schools are sustained in Chesterfield County. The near- and long-term economic strength of the county will depend greatly on maintaining and always improving the quality of strong financially supported schools. Helps economic development, business retention, and house resales, and it positions... Read more
HB 925 receives unanimous support
By Del. Carrie Coyner Committee meetings this week were lengthy as bills were pushed through subcommittees in order to allow time for the bills to be vetted in full committees and on the House floor. I presented in seven committees, on the House floor and advanced four of my... Read more
I had a lady call me one night at Fire Station 1 and say, “Do you respond to the smell of something burning in a home?” I told her, “Yes ma’am, sometimes several times in the same day.”As we were going down the steps, I commented; “Quite the aromatic polecat.”... Read more