The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV), in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, presents merit badge workshops for Boy Scouts in June. The Boy Scout “American Heritage” Merit Badge Workshop will be held on Saturday, June 11, from 10 a.m. until noon at the... Read more
A crowd had gathered and was chattering loudly about something, some of the curious were pointing. Children peered cautiously into a deep box. Movement in the box made everyone jump back. The juvenile copperhead, who had been discovered beside a car tire in an apartment complex on Jefferson Davis... Read more
Central Library visitors had the opportunity to stroll through a multitude of artistic and inventive exhibitions at the Chesterfield Maker Expo 2016 this past Saturday. The Maker Expo, a free event beginning at 10 a.m. and ending at 3 p.m., was especially entertaining for families. Assembled in a wide... Read more
Extending to the height of a proposed indoor storage building, a test balloon will be flying above a property on the corner of Old West Hundred and West Hundred roads on June 9 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. with a rain date on June 10. The building’s exterior... Read more
Three Chesterfield County seniors, Irene Barbara Mason, Ruth Jordan, and Nancy Ross, were inducted into the Senior Volunteer Hall of Fame, a program established in 1983 to recognize seniors who make a difference in their communities. Mason, Jordan, and Ross were recognized last month during a ceremony on May... Read more
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors named Joseph P. Casey as the next county administrator last week at an afternoon press conference. Casey, currently the deputy county manager for administration for Henrico County, will begin his new position July 1. Casey will fill the position of retiring County Administrator... Read more
Intersections are changing. Typically a vehicle approaching an intersection will be greeted by a traffic signal, stop or yield sign or more recently a roundabout. Currently there are 10 roundabouts in Chesterfield and more could be coming. Last week the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) held a community information... Read more
Both passengers and cargo traveled to and from the port at Bermuda Hundred to points along the east coast. The Bermuda Hundred terminus of the narrow-gage Farmville and Powhatan Railroad (track width of 3 ft. 6 in. versus 4 ft. 8 in., the normal width of a modern rail track). The schooner John... Read more
At this time of year, home buyers begin to shop real estate so they can buy and get comfortable in their new home by the beginning of the school year. This spring home sales increased by 3 percent over last year in Chesterfield.  Sales prices have reflected the uptick... Read more
JUNE 1 CHESTER CHOICES – Book discussion:  “Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil:  A Savannah Story,”  by John Berendt. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. No registration required. JUNE 2 PERFORMING ARTS SHOWCASE – 8:30 p.m. Salem Church Middle will present a in the Heritage Amphitheater... Read more