A group of geocachers from the Central Virginia Geocaching Association, took on the task of cleaning up Linear Park in Chester on Earth Day, April 22. Spearheaded by local resident and geocacher Sabrina Sklute, the group walked the trail and removed items including a television, a tire, a traffic... Read more
Chester Lions gets a history lesson
During a recent Chester Lions Club meeting, Retired Army Maj. Gen. Merdith “Bo” Temple shared his insights into the life and accomplishments of George Washington.  The information Temple shared focused on Washington as a farmer, an innovator, and someone concerned with building the nation through commerce and trade, information... Read more
The Dutch Gap League 1932-1933
Civil War History Month series part 2
Historian George “Buddy” Cranford wrote in the Village News last year about a Civil War battle in the Bermuda Hundred campaign that took place on May 10, 153 years ago on land surrounding a little yellow house simply known then as the Winfree House. Cranford wrote that the sound... Read more
Teacher Appreciation Week
Three Chesterfield County teachers were lauded and lavished with balloons and flowers as choices for the 2017 – 2018 Teachers of the Year for elementary, middle and high school and county wide Teacher Elementary School Teacher of the Year and Robious Elementary’s Teacher of the Year; Katherine Byers is... Read more

Weekly Calendar

Calendar May 18, 2017

WED, MAY 17 CHESTERFIELD FARMERS MARKET – 2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop, near school board building. THURSDAY, MAY 18 GRILLIN ON THE GREEN – 5 p.m. 8:30 p.m. Chester Village Green. The Rotary Club of Chester barbeque cook-off competition. Food, music, adult... Read more
Four locations are now being considered for the Tri-Cities Multimodal Station, a project to consider the construction of a new regional rail station in the Tri-Cities, which includes the cities of Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Hopewell and the counties of Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George. The existing Petersburg Station in... Read more
Pocahontas State Park received a grant award of $15,000 from the Garden Club of Virginia for the Heritage Center Conversion to Discovery Center Project. This award is part of the association’s 2020 Centennial Project, which supports various projects in Virginia State Parks. The park’s project to convert the Heritage... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Schools is hosting three school bus driver job fairs. The schedule mirrors that of Chesterfield County Public Schools students: ten months with summers off. The starting hourly rate for a Chesterfield County school bus driver is $14.27, and Chesterfield County Public Schools will train and pay... Read more