JUNE 22 CHESTERFIELD FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Complex DOMINION FLY ASH PONDS MEETING – 7 p.m., The Virginia DEQ will hold an informal information session at Thomas Dale High School. After spills at huge fly ash ponds in North Carolina and Tennessee. T... Read more
The Chester Community Association (CCA) presented the business owners and property owner of 4507 Lee Street with the Orchid Award for exemplary care and upkeep of their property. The Orchid Award is given to recognize businesses that have excellent landscaping and curb appeal. Pictured from left: Les Blackwell, LC... Read more
Last week the Chester Community Association met with Thomas Dale JROTC members to present them with a monetary contribution of $1,000 to benefit the JROTC program. Thomas Dale JROTC has been a vital ally to the CCA over the last decade by lending support at ChesterFest every fall. Pictured... Read more
In October 2013, Willy and Karin Rau opened the doors to Divine, a restaurant and wine bar offering a unique dining experience for Chester dwellers and visitors. Upon entering Divine’s chic and classy dining area, guests encounter an aesthetically pleasing and intimate dining space— beautiful wood flooring, warmly dimmed... Read more
A meeting is set tonight, at Thomas Dale High School at 6:30 to discuss water quality of fly ash holding ponds at Dominion Virginia Power in Chester. A report from Duke U tested the water outflow into  the James River as having carcinogens. Dominion has responded with a lawsuit stating... Read more
Thomas Dale High School has seen several iterations. The school was built in 1906 (right) and named Chester Agricultural High School. Students came from as far away as Suffolk, and in 1907 the school had only two graduates. By 1917, it was renamed Chester High School, and in 1942... Read more
JUNE 15 CHESTERFIELD FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Complex JUNE 16 SCHOOLS – Three-hour early release PARKS AND RECREATION MASTER PLAN – 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Community Input Meeting (North Courthouse Road Library) Stop by to learn about the master planning process. Provide... Read more
Thomas Dale Senior Class – Front row, left to right: James Clinton Benn, James Meng Lipscomb II, Charles Elmer Smith, Marian Beverly Winn, Janice Mae Flippo, Frances Ann Lindsey, and Pansy Hall Dean. Second row, left to right: Floyd William Norton, David Hutcheson Welchons, Joanne Harris, Elizabeth Clemintine House,... Read more
Rodney and Tee Wilson travelled across Southeast Asia on a recent vacation. The couple traveled through the mountains of Laos and Cambodia to the beaches of Thailand. Here they are pictured with the Village News in front of Wat Arun in Bangkok, Thailand. TRAVELING SOON? Take a Village News... Read more
Firefighters will be there, but there’s no fire. Police officers will be there but there’s no crime. What will be at the Boots vs. Badges charity softball game is compassion for a family that is suffering the loss of a loved one, and a little friendly rivalry between police... Read more