Chester Farmer’s Market Ranks Nationally
Sue Levy enthusiastically endorsed the Chester Farmer’s Market last week as she took a break from the hot sun in the Village Hall on the Village Green. “We come all the time,” Ms. Levy said. “It’s the only market I’ve seen. Even in Connecticut we didn’t have one.” Chester’s... Read more
Photo Contest: Week 3
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its third week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the July 22 issue and entries may also be seen on the Village News website at www.villagenewsonline.com. The contest will... Read more
News Briefs
Motorcyclist Hit By Truck North Carolina State Troopers confirmed Sunday afternoon that a motorcyclist, 51-year-old Kenneth Jefferson of South Chesterfield, died from injuries he received after a tractor-trailer driver plowed into him and five others. Drone test by Dominion Power The power company has been considering using drones –... Read more
July 22 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING 3 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. break at 5 p.m. for dinner. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd., Chesterfield July 23 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne... Read more
Poo Stations to be Planted Around Chesterfield
The James River Association has installed 30 pet waste stations throughout City of Richmond parks, the James River Park System and Chesterfield County parks. Funded by a Department of Environmental Quality grant, the intent of this project is to make it convenient for pet owners to clean up after... Read more
Erbach Seeks Dale District School Board Seat
John Erbach, a local business lawyer, recently announced his candidacy for the Chesterfield County School Board to represent the Dale District. “I am proud to send my four daughters to Chesterfield County Public Schools, and I want every member of our community to have pride in our public education... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV), in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, presents a badge workshop for Boy Scouts in August. The Boy Scout American Heritage Badge Workshop will be held on Saturday, August 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at Historic Trinity... Read more
Monsoons postpone park plantings
Monsoons and sidewalk construction delayed the yearly landscaping of Chester Park, at the corner of West Hundred and Chester roads. Brad Peebles, who planted the ornamental plants for the Chester Community Association (CCA) yearly project, said it was just too wet to plant until recently. At one time, the... Read more
The Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation, in partnership with the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, will offer a driving tour of Civil War battle sites that played a major role in the 1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign on Saturday, August 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning at... Read more
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood in August and help meet the constant need for blood products by patients. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Summer is an especially difficult time to collect enough blood to meet the needs of hospital patients.... Read more