Pete the Ramp Guy

Pete the Ramp Guy

Community December 12, 2019

Local handyman builds wheelchair ramps to improve neighbors’ lives In the summer of 2005, Pete Adler attended a meeting of the Chester Rotary Club. A guest speaker from Project:HOMES attended to explain the group’s program and to recruit volunteers to build wheelchair ramps. The mission of Project:HOMES, as Adler... Read more
Carvana plans to invest $25 million to establish vehicle inspection and reconditioning center  Governor Ralph Northam announced that Carvana Co., a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, plans to invest $25 million to establish a new vehicle inspection and reconditioning facility in Chesterfield County. Virginia successfully... Read more
Deux Amis, She Chester  celebrate new locations
The Chester Business Association held a ribbon cutting and social at the new locations of Deux Amis Med Spa and She Chester Boutique. Pictured above are Tammy Mormando (Deux Amis) cutting the ribbon with Paul Schindel (She Chester) with members of the Chester Business Association, friends and customers. Duex... Read more
Chester Christmas Parade Winners
Parade winners: Best Float – Portable Waste Solutions; Best Vehicle – Miss Chesterfield USA Taylor Reynolds; Best Band – TDHS Marching Knights; Best Performing – ACCA Shriners; Best Walking – VA Fallen Heroes; Best Fire/Rescue – Old Dominion Historical Fire Society; Best Equestrian – Laughing Place Inc. Pick upnext... Read more

Weekly Calendar

Events December 11, 2019

DECEMBER 11 INTRODUCTION TO ANCESTRY AND ONLINE GENEALOGY-  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Central Library, Chesterfield Business Suite Conference Room. Registration begins two weeks before each program. CHESTERFIELD NEEDLEWORK FRIENDS- 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central Library, Central Meeting Room Knit, crochet, socialize and share your techniques.  All skill... Read more
Chesterfield honors preservationist with memorial dedication at Falling Creek Ironworks
County honors Bryan H. Walker and his years of public service Chesterfield County commemorated the life and accomplishments of Bryan H. Walker with a ceremony and memorial at Falling Creek Ironworks. Walker, 87, was a volunteer, a preservationist, and a community caretaker for the Bensley area. He was a... Read more
Scouting for Food

Scouting for Food

Community December 5, 2019

 On November 23 Boy Scouts from the Arrohattoc District dropped off bags they collected in neighborhoods to provide meals in support of Feed More. The Scouting For Food drive, a staple in the Boy Scout program, provided over 110,000 meals last year.  This year marks the 32nd year of the... Read more
Christmas Mother Auction raises over $50,000
The 13th annual Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Live/Silent Auction took place Nov.16 at the Cultural Center of India.  The event brought in over $50,000 for the Christmas Mother program.  The auctioneer, Wayne Covil of television station WTVR, made the evening’s bidding a festive affair.  The guests enjoyed delicious heavy... Read more
The Chesterfield County Public Library is hosting the Artisans’ Bazaar, an annual event featuring 33 local artisans who will display and sell their work. Some of the custom-made items include handcrafted jewelry, pewter figurines, soaps, photography, watercolors, and crocheted items. The event is a fundraiser for Chesterfield County Public... Read more
The James River Parade of Lights is one of the Richmond area’s most cherished winter events.  This year’s parade will be Saturday, Dec. 14, beginning at 6 p.m. Attention boaters: https://jrac-va.org/forms/parade-of-lights-boater-registration. Add to the joy of the holiday season. Dress your boat up with lights and decorations in a... Read more