In collaboration with Capital Ale House, the Henricus Foundation presents the third annual Hops in the Park festival at Henricus Historical Park on Nov.11 from Noon to 6 p.m. This one-of-a-kind premiere harvest festival features Virginia craft beer, Virginia hops farmers, a Virginia farmer’s market, and of course, Virginia... Read more
Vietnam Veterans honored at Kiwanis event
It was a “welcome home” they never received. Five hundred forty-nine thousand served, 58,350 died, 300,000 were injured, and 1,600 are still missing; our Vietnam veterans, fifty-years ago. Last Wednesday, the Kiwanis Club of Chester gave 177 Chesterfield area Vietnam veterans the welcome home they never got with a... Read more
COMMENTARY: TIME TO NEGOTIATE? It was 1991 and I had taken a consulting job in Israel. Myself and two compatriots from here in Virginia lived and worked together managing the construction of about 600 American-style houses. The Israelis were building houses as fast as they could due to Russia’s... Read more
  Patriotic fall concert at Thomas Dale High School Thomas Dale High School’s performance bands are have their first concert of the year Thursday, Oct. 19, at 7p.m. The music will be a tribute to American composers. The admission price is $5. Please join us for an evening of... Read more
          The tantalizing smell of freshly popped corn and grilled hot dogs filled the air, toe-tapping music stirred the spirit, and bright smiles greeted visitors at the annual Enon Volunteer Fire Department Open House.   Kids had two bounce houses to choose from, fire trucks... Read more
Located on Jefferson Davis Highway at the corner of the property slated for the Moore’s Lake Apartments project is a decaying building with a green tile roof and the word Pottery engraved above the front door. It’s last tenant was a feed and seed store, but in its heyday... Read more
What does that mean for our local roads? Harrowgate and Route 10 are already extremely congested in the evenings, and they want to potentially add thousands more to it?” Pentecost said. “If all of these people are going to actually move to the area, where are the plans for... Read more
Blueprint Chesterfield
County priorities? Healthy living, well being, safety, security, thriving communities,  environmental stewardship Comprehensive Plan what was called such in 1989, and the road was shown there as well.   Project costs should run between $50 and $75 million. “Staff anticipates acquiring right-of-way for the East-West Freeway as early as... Read more
The Matoaca Woman’s Club kickoff their year in which they celebrated the club’s 50th anniversary with a potluck dinner before their first business meeting of 2017-2018 opened. Peggy Perkinson, president, presided over the opening Sept. 19 at New Hope Baptist Church, with members reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and... Read more
Church, club replace leaky roof for food bank
The Chesterfield Food Bank and its five different food programs fed 1,800 people last week. While their focus was on feeding people, two of their partners, Grace Lutheran Church and the Chester Rotary Club, took the weekend to shore up their physical facilities by replacing the roof of their... Read more