Nominees for Empowering Neighborhood Awards, and vendors for the upcoming Empowering Neighborhoods Forum, where the awards will be presented, are sought ahead of the upcoming event. The 2016 Empowering Neighborhoods Forum will be held Saturday, April 23, from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Thomas R. Fulgham Conference Center, 13900... Read more
Residents will have an opportunity this Saturday to get up close to all forms of art with Chester Library’s signature event, A Taste of Art. Plans are in place to celebrate art by providing exhibits, showcases, workshops and crafts for children. The line-up is extensive and just a preview... Read more
According to Chesterfield County Public Schools budget documents, funding for the 2016-17 school year, totaling $600 million, marks the first time that investment in public education has reached prerecession levels. However, Superintendant Dr. Marcus J. Newsome said there is still work to be done. The CCPS budget passed last... Read more
A Superstreet, proposed in 2014, is close to being back on schedule. Due to traffic generated by the Meadowville Technology Park, various homes and multi-family developments, the intersection at East Hundred Road and Riversbend Boulevard has become a true example of a traffic jam. To resolve the issue, Chesterfield... Read more
In late November 1961, the ground shook from Bellwood to the City of Colonial Heights; from Enon to the Courthouse. The Howard Johnson’s Restaurant (now Deny’s) on West Hundred Road just west of the Richmond-Petersburg Turnpike (now Interstate 95) had blown up. Sixteen persons were injured including then Bermuda... Read more
MARCH 2 MEADOWBROOK HIGH ART EXHIBIT RECEPTION – 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. Chester Library. March 1 through March 31 CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP – 10:30a.m. until 12 p.m. Chester Library. “The House of Sand and Fog” by Andre Dubus will be discussed. MARCH 3 COMPANION SUPPER –... Read more
At the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation (CCAF) Board meeting on Tuesday, February 16, Carolyn Sears, Library Services Administrator for Chesterfield, presented Hugh Cline, Chair of the CCAF Board, with a donation of $1,050, which was raised from the Winter Artisans Bazaar held at the LaPrade Library. As... Read more
Chesterfield County’s Families First program will be collecting new packages of diapers and pull-ups in various sizes for program participants during the month of March. This program is designed to assist first time moms in forming strong and lasting relationships with their children and helping them explore and secure... Read more
The Chesterfield County Public Library will host its annual Chesterfield Comic Con on Saturday, March 19 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Meadowdale Library, 4301 Meadowdale Blvd, North Chesterfield. Local artist and designer BizhanKhodabandeh, illustrator of the comic book Little Red Fish, will present “Comic Pacing and Storytelling.”... Read more
Members of the Kiwanis Club of Chester cleaned up Route 10 last Saturday. Joining the effort were from left, John Howsman, Greg White, Noelle Grosso, Pam Dvorak, Wayne Stuart, Wendy Holiday, Gary Burleigh, Bob Holiday, CJ Weaver. Read more