Chester Community Association gives support to TDHS JROTC
Over the years, the Chester Community Association (CCA) and Thomas Dale JROTC have fostered a relationship through their efforts in the Chester community. The JROTC teams with CCA volunteers to present ChesterFest every year. This year’s ChesterFest will be held on Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to  5 p.m.... Read more
Chester has come a long way since 1856 when Joseph Snead and Charles Stebbins first began building-up the Chester area as a desirable place to live and get away from the heat of the City of Richmond. In those days the mail came to Chester by train and was... Read more
With a focus on “Aqua-Foods Production for the Individual”, Virginia State University’s three-day Fish School begins Wednesday, July 8, and runs through Friday, July 10.  Free and open to the public, the school is designed for anyone interested in growing freshwater fish or shrimp for fun or profit. Morning... Read more
DALE DISTRICT Near the entrance to Falling Creek Middle School (FCMS), Michael Jackson declared his candidacy for the Chesterfield County School Board to represent the Dale District. Mr. Jackson intends to fill the soon-to-be vacant seat to bring about positive change to the schools in the county.  He states that... Read more
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors approved a series of agreements last month for the Chesterfield Center for the Arts (CCAF), which will allow both the final phase of the design and construction of the approximately 18,500-square-foot facility to begin. The project is being developed in conjunction with the... Read more
To the Meadowbrook Class of 1968; it feels like it was only yesterday when they all flipped their tassels and began their adult lives. They believe that 60 is the new 16, and they live their lives that way. “When we all get together, it’s like we’re all 16... Read more
The election primary season is coming to a close and candidates are fervently working in the 11th State Senatorial District. While Senator Steve Martin remains the incumbent, two others are in contention for Martin’s seat. A Village News series of articles focusing on the primary election, in the 11th,... Read more
The Chesterfield County Purchasing Department today announced a notice of award to SSC Service Solutions for custodial services during the 2015-16 school year. The notice was made after a six-person evaluation committee recommended that Chesterfield County Public Schools negotiate a contract with SSC Service Solutions. A contract with the... Read more
For six students of Irish dance, spring 2015 will live in their minds for many years to come. “Irish dance is like what you see at Riverdance,” explained Andrea McCarney, co-owner of The Heart of Ireland School of Dance studio in Midlothian. She owns the three-year-old dance studio with... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV), in partnership with Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation will offer four camps this summer. Diggin’ in History for Beginners is designed for children ages eight to12 who will learn how to search for clues from the past. Hands-on activities include... Read more