New retail and residential on the books for Jefferson Davis Highway
Chester could see some improvements just north of Route 10. Two separate developments, one a combination retail and multifamily, and the other an over 55 development, could be completed in 2017. Shoppes Moore’s Lake is beginning to offer preleases through Thalhimer Real Estate. The retail space will total 300,000... Read more
SEPTEMBER 16 INTRODUCTION TO 3-D PRINTING – Central Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Registration on line at library.chesterfield.gov CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET Final market for the season– 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING -3 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Public... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, in partnership with the Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation, presents programs in support of homeschooling families. These programs, designed for all grade levels, are fun and engaging while covering specific learning objectives. Chesterfield Coal Tour the site of the first commercial coal... Read more
The Chesterfield County Public Library (CCPL) was recognized for winning a Virginia Association of Counties (VACo)Achievement Award for its “Created Equal: Engaging the Community through Conversation” program. In 2014, the library system participated in the grant-funded Created Equal program, which was designed to encourage communities to join in dialogue... Read more
Southland Band starts ChesterFest celebration on Sept. 24
The Chester Community Association’s (CCA) Second Thursdays has been completed for the year, but due to an overwhelming turnout, the Southland Band will return to play a special pre-ChesterFest show on Thursday, Sept. 24 on the Village Green, 11801 Centre St. in Chester. “We have had a very successful... Read more
The members of Chester United Methodist Church want to invite everyone in the community to join them for Gospel on the Green on Sunday, September 20. There will be three food trucks available from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.on the lawn of the Chester Village Green. Featured vendors will... Read more
Photo Contest Winners
The Village News Summer Fun photo contest was a big success. Nearly 100 photos were submitted, and a votes online reached in the hundreds. But in the end there can only be one Best of Show; there can only one Winner in each category, although show and place are... Read more
Upcoming Native Plant Field Trips
The Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society is hosting several field trips in September. The outings are free and open to the public, but there is a limit on the number who can attend. Anyone with an interest in the native landscape is welcome, from novice to... Read more
FOLAR to Host Battle on the Lower Appomattox River
Registration is now open for the 2015 Annual Paddle or Battle, your opportunity for a leisurely paddle or a competitive race (1hr. 39 min is the time to beat) in your canoe, kayak, or SUP. This exciting 10 mile event takes place on Saturday, September 26 and is brought... Read more
After downpours in the region early early Saturday, more than 600 volunteers braved threatening skies and occasional showers to help cleanup trash in the James River. The James River Advisory Council (JRAC) sponsored the 6th Annual James River Regional Cleanup. The cleanup also serves as the kickoff for James... Read more