Anne’s Big Adventure Continues in Japan
Cosby High School world history and human geography teacher and Chester resident Anne Canipe is continuing her world travels this week as she visits Tokyo and attends the 70th Anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Her trip to Asia followed her visit to San Francisco and attended a week-long... Read more
Meadowbrook Grad tapped for Hall of Fame
Ted Salmon, who will be inducted into the Virginia High School Hall of Fame, graduated in 1968 from Meadowbrook High School, where he captained both the football and basketball teams and was selected as the school’s athlete of the year as a senior. Salmon, director of student activities at... Read more
Campers get TRAK’D
Ecoff Elementary School recently completed its summer camp, which focused on TRAK’D, providing kids with hands-on activities in science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and arts (STEAM). The camp is for pre-k through fifth grade children in Southern Chesterfield. “It was a high energy environment where science was fun and helped... Read more
4-H Youth Water Rocket Competition
This summer, Chesterfield County 4-H will be hosting a youth water rocket design competition. This competition will be open to both middle and elementary school students and will culminate in a final rocket launch extravaganza near the end of summer. You will have a month to research, design and... Read more
Enon Volunteer Fire Dept. Modernizes
Enon Volunteer Fire Department, located on East Hundred Road, has valiantly served not only local Chesterfield residents for 66 years, but also many other jurisdictions as mutual aid including: Henrico and Hopewell. And now, they are upgrading their facilities and planning for the future. The idea for a renovation... Read more
VEPCO Seeking Solar Proposals Dominion Virginia Power, is seeking bids for solar facilities that would be online in 2016 or 2017. The proposals must be for projects located in Virginia. VEPCO announced a location at Bermuda Hundred last year although that site may not be in this bid. Chesterfield... Read more
July 29 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. July 30 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. Play will be at the tennis courts located behind the baseball field. Questions or info,... Read more
Stoney Glen Subdivision held their annual 4th of July celebration, and, as a part of the festivities, the neighborhood children jump rope to raise money for a charitable donation of their choice. This year they raised money for one of their own Stoney Glen mothers who is battling colon... Read more
Haley Ford Completes Construction
Haley Ford held a Grand Re-Opening Event last weekend during normal business hours to celebrate the renovation and upgrades to their showroom, service department and customer service lounge at 10724 Jefferson Davis Highway. This event was complete with music, food, drinks, bouncy house fun for the kids, a classic... Read more
Chester Farmer’s Market Ranks Nationally
Sue Levy enthusiastically endorsed the Chester Farmer’s Market last week as she took a break from the hot sun in the Village Hall on the Village Green. “We come all the time,” Ms. Levy said. “It’s the only market I’ve seen. Even in Connecticut we didn’t have one.” Chester’s... Read more