‘Don’t Be An Accidental Drug Dealer’ campaign urges proper disposal of unwanted or expired medications Prescription drug abuse is a national epidemic, and drug overdose is the leading cause of accidental death in the U.S. Through the month of March, Chesterfield County is promoting the proper disposal of expired... Read more
McCarney joins the Celtic Knights Dance Troupe tour
Brennan McCarney, 16, will embark on a U.S. tour with the internationally-renowned ensemble Celtic Angels Ireland as a member of the Celtic Knights Dance Troupe through the entire month of March. The Chester resident is a world-ranked Irish dancer from the Heart of Ireland School in Midlothian. Brennan began studying Irish... Read more
King earns Eagle Scout rank
Aaron Keith King of Boy Scout Troop 819, sponsored by St. John’s Episcopal Church, received his Eagle Scout with a Bronze Palm on Saturday, February 22.  Aaron is the son of Keith King and Karen Marshall.  Aaron would like to thank everyone who guided and helped him in completing... Read more

Weekly Calendar

Events March 4, 2020

WEDNESDAY, MAR 4 CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP –  10:30 a.m. to noon. Chester Library Chester Combined Room A & B.“Britt-Marie Was Here” by Fredrick Backman will be dicussed. MAKERSPACE OPEN HOURS – 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Central  Library. The MakerSpace in Central Library has open hours each week. No... Read more
Although eight of 10 members of Chesterfield County’s delegation in the General Assembly reached an apparent consensus in January on the nomination of a replacement for Circuit Court Judge T.J. Hauler, two state delegates who did not participate in the process may thwart the majority. According to a Feb.... Read more
Local child on national television
By Marly Fuller Parents have a great responsibility. They can either force their beliefs and desires for who they want their children to be, pushing them into an existence of their creation, or they can accept and nurture their children as they are and watch how beautiful it is... Read more
The Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors approved an annual increase in the curbside recycling fee during their Feb. 19 meeting. The action came as part of the consent agenda and will result in an annual fee of $40. It will go into effect June 5. The old rate was... Read more
On Feb. 18, the Chesterfield County Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval of a conditional use permit for a 199-foot communications tower northwest of Route 10 and Jefferson Davis Highway.  The site at 2710 W. Hundred Road is on 1.8 acres east of Rock Hill Road, west of Jefferson Davis... Read more
Thank you, firefighters
Local resident Lynn Lofgren took a picture of firefighters from stations 1 and 14 last Saturday removing an angled flag on the Village Green flagpole. “The flag had been ripped and tangled that week when we had strong winds. Nobody could get the flag down because it was stuck... Read more
Do you know an organization looking to make a difference in the community? Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Families First, a program of Chesterfield County’s Department of Mental Health Support Services, is seeking community partners, such as local businesses, churches, and fraternity and sorority organizations to help collect a variety of children’s... Read more