High winds claim life of Chester boy
CHESTER – Winds played havoc with area residents and their homes last week. A six-year-old boy died as a result of injuries sustained after a tree fell onto his bed at about 2 a.m. Friday, March 2. Chesterfield Police confirmed that Anthony Hamilton died later that day after being... Read more
Family support drives artist’s passion
CHESTER – From a young age, Tallie Frost knew she was an artist. It’s how she saw herself. As a child, she dreamed of becoming a cartoonist, but over time, her goals shifted. She joined the military and spent six years serving in the Army National Guard, but her... Read more
Fourth-grader Johri wins county-wide spelling bee
CHESTERFIELD – Alacrity. Tapirs. Vociferous. Generalissimo. Uncoquettish. Mitochondria. Cabochon. These were just a few of the words that participants in the Chesterfield County Public Schools spelling bee were challenged to spell to be crowned champion and advance to the regional spelling bee. Arinan Johri, a fourth-grader at Marguerite Christian... Read more
Mega Site gets positive response from businesses
There is a long history on a piece of land known to some as the Continental Can property. The land has sat quietly since Continental Can Co. sold the property in the early 1990s. Now the acreage being called the Matoaca Mega Site may be rezoned to industrial tentatively... Read more
Please note the control buttons at the bottom of the page and play around with them to get familiar with what they do. The online paper you see is identical to the Village News you see on the stand every week at your favorite pickup place. But the online... Read more
Buffalo Soldiers to hold ‘Live Museum’ Feb. 17
The Mark Matthews Chapter of the 9th and 10th Calvary (Horse) Association will hold its annual Live Museum event Feb. 17, noon – 4 p.m. at the Freedom Support Center, 32 West Washington Street, Petersburg. The event will feature “in character” Buffalo Soldiers who have made their mark on... Read more
Matoaca volleyball sends two to highest collegiate level
Under coach Tiara Boyd, Matoaca volleyball made a historic postseason run this year to the 5A state tournament, a first in school history. Now, two players have reaped the benefits of their hard work and success in the classroom and on the court. Senior Mackenzy Johnson has committed to... Read more
A little something for all of us
Industrial development Willis Road, with easy access from Interstate 95, has been welcoming industrial business for many years. Plans have been submitted to Chesterfield County planning calling for an additional 200,000 square feet of warehouse space on Willis Road. A developer from Hampton Roads has a plan in the... Read more
The Old Dominion Chapter Modelers are pleased to announce that they will be open for extended hours during the Christmas Season. For four weekends starting Nov. 25 the huge HO model will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays for the viewing pleasure of adults... Read more
At Henricus Historical Park’s Three Centuries of Virginia Christmas event, Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. interpreters will be demonstrating the changing traditions of English Christmas during the reigns of King James I (1621), King George III (1776) and Queen Victoria (1864). From 6 p.m. to 9... Read more