The Virginia legislature is moving forward with “proffers” reform. Chesterfield County has used the proffers system to fund infrastructure due to its impact on growth. The legislature’s language indicates proffers cannot be “unreasonable” which means it is open for interpretation. Proffers are a major piece of Chesterfield’s Capital Improvement... Read more
LENNIE WAYNE POND Lennie Pond had been a fixture in Chester for as many years as he was old. A Chester resident who grew up in Ettrick, died Feb. 10, 2016 of complications from cancer at VCU Medical Center in Richmond. He was 75. Lennie always loved to go... Read more
The 108-acre site at the confluence of the Falling Creek and the James River is on its way to becoming a park for Chesterfield County. Trust for Public Land recently purchased the property from UB Properties Inc, a subsidiary of Union Bank & Trust and will transfer the land... Read more
The John Rolfe Players were as much a part of local theatre just as peas are to carrots. The force behind the group was Dottie and her husband Larry Armstrong. Between the two of them some say they were the John Rolfe theatre group. Formed in 1955 the couple... Read more
FEBRUARY 24 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING – 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Break at 5 p.m. for dinner and resume aat 6:30 p.m. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd. CONCEALED CARRY AND HANDGUN SAFETY COURSE – 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Eanes-Pittman Public Safety Training Center, 6610 Public... Read more
Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation Director Michael S. Golden announced recently his plans to retire, effective April 1. His career with the county has spanned nearly 37 years, including serving as parks and recreation director since 1992. Under Golden’s leadership, the county has seen significant progress with the facilities... Read more
“Shooting the Prodigal” is a film that was shot in and around Chester. Village News reported on the filming at Rivers Bend during last summer. The feature premier will be held at the Bird Theatre on Cary Street, in Richmond, and will open the Richmond International Film Festival on... Read more
AMERICAN Applebee’s 11900 Iron Bridge Plaza Bigs Barbecue 6515 Centralia Rd Brew American Gastropub 6525 Centralia Rd Boulevard Flower Gardens Cafe 2100 Ruffin Rd. Buffalo Wild Wings 12312 Bermuda Crossroads Ln. Central Park Deli 12744 Jefferson Davis Hwy Half-Way House Restaurant 10301 Jefferson Davis Hwy Hooter’s 2401 W Hundred Rd... Read more
With the ongoing celebration of Black History Month in February, the Chesterfield County Historical Society (CHSV) and its African-American History Committee has compiled the life story of the man behind the naming of Mimms Loop – Cornelius Mimms, a Chesterfield County resident who was born before the Civil War... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) continues its ninth annual “Winter Lecture Series” that started on January 8 and continues every second Friday through March 18.. Each lecture begins at 7 p.m In conjunction with the celebration of Black History Month, the program on February 19 features a... Read more