July 1 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. CHESTER CHOICES BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP. Chester Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. “Twilight at Monticello: the Final Years of Thomas Jefferson” by Alan Pell Crawford will be discussed. July 2... Read more
Kiwanians Honor WWII Vets
They are called the “Greatest Generation”: those who were born early enough to endure both the depression and World War II. Some of those men and women, who have now lived into their late 80s and 90s and fought in WWII, were honored last week by the Kiwanis Club... Read more
Shoosmith Seeks DEQ Permit for Quarry Fill
The folks at Shoosmith landfill are applying for DEQ permission to use the Tarmac rock quarry, once it is completely used up, for additional space to add to their landfill. The quarry could be nonfunctional in a few years once the company takes the last bit of stone they... Read more
James River Contractor Opens New Office
James River Industrial Park officially opened last month with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  James River Contractor will be the first occupant in the 5,000 square foot center that will cater to general contractors and small businesses needing office space. Participating in the ribbon cutting were from left Charlie Hughes,... Read more
Libraries Fill Up the Plate to Feed Local Kids
Chester and Meadowdale libraries are taking part in a groundbreaking pilot program within the county to feed hungry children over the summer. The First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe, the Virginia Department of Health and No Kid Hungry are working together to get Virginia’s kids fed. Virginia libraries across... Read more
Around the World She Goes
Chester resident Anne Canipe boarded a plane to San Francisco on Friday beginning her trek around the world.  Well, almost. Canipe loves to travel and she will be clocking a lot of air miles this summer thanks to a $12,000 grant awarded to her from the R.E.B. Foundation through... Read more
Walking or Riding
As it continues to work on filling the gap of the “Moving Forward… the Comprehensive Plan for Chesterfield,” which includes smaller area plans, the Chesterfield County Planning Department planners are drafting the bicycles and trails facility plan, a Phase II implementation. The draft Bikeways & Trails plan is only... Read more
Honeywell Breaks Ground on Manufacturing Line in Enon
Honeywell Resins and Chemicals last week announced that it has broken ground on its new nylon resins production line at its Chesterfield manufacturing facility on Bermuda Hundred Road, according to Healthcare Packaging Magazine. The state-of-the-art production line will be the only North American source of key food packaging resins. The... Read more
Thomas Dale Knights Alumni Plan Mega Reunion
Thomas Dale High School alumni are in the planning stages of a mega reunion that will bring old friends together from 10 graduating classes. It has been 47 years for the Class of 1968 and 36 years for the Class of 1977. Many alumni had asked for a mega... Read more
Chester Lions Club Installs New Officers
The Chester Lions Club has elected new officers for the 2015-16 year. During their only June meeting, the club met at Meadowbrook Country Club for the installation of those officers. Joey McCaffrey from the Hopewell Lions did his usual outstanding job with the actual installation per the Lions’ international... Read more