Senter named to int’l board
At its annual meeting earlier this month, the Metropolitan Fire Chiefs Association elected Chesterfield County Fire & EMS Chief Edward “Loy” Senter Jr. to its 2019-2020 board. Senter was elected by his association peers to serve as an alternate board member. He has been an active member in the... Read more
VN in the Caymans
Cathy and John Kirkland recently visited Grand Cayman Island. They enjoyed snorkeling and reading the Village News in the shade of a palm tree. Read more
Nosbisch gets architectural award
Chester resident Kate R. Nosbisch was recently recognized with the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. She is pictured above receiving the award from the organization’s president, David L. Hoffman. He commended each of this year’s 12 recipients for their commitment to... Read more
Arts center on the way
“What a beautiful day!” With those words, Chesterfield County supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle may have summed up the feelings and thoughts of those who attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts on Monday morning. The light at the end of the tunnel was evident on... Read more
Amin named Chester’s ‘Businessperson of the Year’
P.C. Amin was honored as the Chester Business Association’s Businessperson of the Year last week. In receiving the Snead-Stebbins Award for his efforts to promote business in the Chester area, Amin gave the area high praise. Amin, who immigrated to the U.S. from India, said locals have not given... Read more
The Richmond Brass and Percussion Consort will present its annual “Concert in Honor of America” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Chester Presbyterian Church, 3424 W. Hundred Road. The Richmond Brass and Percussion Consort is a large brass ensemble made up of trumpets, French horns, trombones, euphoniums, and... Read more
Face published in ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’
For the last two years, Chesterfield County has held the July Jingle Run at Pocahontas State Park. With festive holiday-themed decorations, fun activities for families and a costume contest, participants are bound to find something that interests them at the annual event. Chesterfield native Melissa Face and her family... Read more
Making an impact: Teams of young people and adults help improve area homes
About 100 youth converged on North Chesterfield last week to help with various projects on six homes in the Jefferson Davis Highway corridor. It was the second year that Impact Mission Camps – a subsidiary of the non-profit Baptist General Association of Virginia – came to the area to... Read more
For home and business owners who are planning a rehabilitation, renovation or replacement project, filling out a short application could help them tap into a tax break. Real estate incentive programs aren’t new to Chesterfield County, but a fully electronic application that takes only minutes to complete and submit... Read more
Planning Commission signs off on new billboard ordinance
By a 3-1 vote with Midlothian commissioner Peppy Jones dissenting and Dale commissioner Michael Jackson absent, the Chesterfield County Planning Commission recommended approval of a controversial sign ordinance last week. The June 18 meeting followed a May 21 public hearing in which 10 people spoke about the proposed ordinance,... Read more