Buttering-Up the Neighborhood
The scent of cinnamon and apples filled the air up and down Iron Bridge Road, as the copper kettles placed over roaring fires, bubbled its tantalizing treasure of apple butter. It’s Saturday and members of Trinity United Methodist Church, located Ironbridge and Greenyard Roads are making apple butter to... Read more
CCPL Hosts Annual Teen Read Week Masquerade
The Chesterfield County Public Library will host its seventh annual Teen Read Week Masquerade on Saturday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at the Central Library, 9501 Lori Rd, Chesterfield. The theme of this year’s event is Myths & Legends – based on characters, books and movies such... Read more
Autumn is here, and along with colorful leaves, crisp air, and shorter days, it means Virginia’s white-tailed deer will be on the move.  With daylight savings time just around the corner, many motorists will be commuting in the dark, increasing the likelihood of their vehicle colliding with a deer.... Read more
Do you have an interest in gardening? Would you like to help educate the public about environmentally-sound gardening practices? If so, the Chesterfield Master Gardener Program may be for you! Every spring, the Chesterfield Cooperative Extension office trains a new class of Master Gardeners, teaching them about the basics... Read more
OCTOBER 14 INTRODUCTION TO 3-D PRINTING – 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Central Library. Register online at library.chesterfield.gov OCTOBER 15 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 – 11 a.m. Play will be at the tennis courts located behind the baseball field. Questions or info, call 804-712-8113.... Read more
Hundreds attend Enon Open House
Pop and country songs drifted in the air, energizing the crowd; some tapped their toes and some began dancing along to the tunes. The smell of freshly popped corn and grilled hotdogs filled the air while children bounced in the fun zone activities. Inside the fire department bay, fire-... Read more
Sarah Tatum announced as 2015 Christmas Mother
The 2015 Christmas Mother season has arrived and Sarah Tatum, a long-time volunteer in the program, has been named the 2015 Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother. The annual kickoff tea was on Tuesday at the historic Magnolia Grange located at 10020 Iron Bridge Road. Ms. Tatum gave a brief speech... Read more
Washington politicians do not have to listen to constituents. Virginia politicians stay out of site on off election years, but local county supervisors make decisions that matter to you immediately. They can be convinced by their constituents on how to vote, and you can reach them by phone and... Read more
Washington politicians do not have to listen to constituents. Virginia politicians stay out of site on off election years, but local county supervisors make decisions that matter to you immediately. They can be convinced by their constituents on how to vote, and you can reach them by phone and... Read more
Falling Creek Ironworks Day
America’s first New World industrial site, the 1619-1622 ironworks on Falling Creek, took another baby step last Saturday with the unveiling and dedication of six new interpretive signs. They described the industrial history that once existed at Falling Creek. A project and proposed park, that has been the passion... Read more