Two groups on opposite sides of a contentious issue made their opinions known at last week’s Chesterfield Board of Supervisors (BOS) meeting. The issue was whether or not the county should adopt “Bikeways & Trails” a new chapter of “Moving Forward…The Comprehensive Plan for Chesterfield County.” The BOS voted... Read more
NOVEMBER 25 CCPS SCHOOLS CLOSED FOR THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY COLLECTION FOR CHRISTMAS MOTHER PROGRAM – Ongoing through Dec. 4. James River Industrial Park and James River Contracting collecting new toys for children and issues challenge to all area residents to participate. Collection boxes located at 13515 Lawing Dr. Details: 748-2917.... Read more
Defense Logistics Agency Disposition Services at Defense Supply Center Richmond (Chesterfield), has approximately 1,000 wooden pallets available to the public free-of-charge.  Culling is allowed.  Businesses are also welcome. The pallets will be available for pickup between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Nov. 30-Dec. 4, 2015. For more information and for installation... Read more
The “Chesterfield Monthly,” a product of Local News LLC and Chesterfield Observer, produced its last issue this month. Editor Scott Bass wrote in the November/December issue that the journalism business is in trouble. “…we simply couldn’t bring in enough revenue to keep the magazine afloat. Local News LLC, our... Read more
The Woman’s Club of Chester invites all youth, 12 through 14 years of age, to submit an original 250-word essay on the subject “What It Means To Me To Be An American Citizen.” The essay should include the feelings and beliefs of the writer. Essays will be judged on... Read more
Marsha Sharpe retires from a lifetime of service to others in need Making a difference in the lives of others is one reason a person might pursue a career in social services. It is a career where one works to help meet the basic human needs of all people... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Library will host writer D. Randall Blythe, more popularly known as the lead singer of the rock band Lamb of God. The lyricist will talk about his recently published memoir as part of the library’s author visit series. The memoir called “Dark Days,” documents Blythe’s recent... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, (CHSV), in partnership with the Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, presents an American Heritage merit badge workshop for Boy Scouts in December. The Boy Scout American Heritage Merit Badge Workshop will be held on Saturday, Dec. 5, from 10 a.m. until... Read more
Join Henricus Historical Park on December 5th for the inaugural Boar’s Head Feast. Tis’ the season to step back into time and discover the sights, sounds, and flavors of Christmas as it was in the year of 1590. Guests will experience a multi-course feast including roasted meats, pies, ale,... Read more
Joy Wallace can frequently be seen at local fires. Just like any of the male firefighters, Wallace would suit up in the turnout gear (protective clothing) and don the self contained breathing apparatus, which would weigh around 60 pounds or more. She would risk her life while facing infernos... Read more