First Annual Hops in the Park Harvest Festival
Henricus Historical Park has officially unveiled the details of the inaugural Hops in the Park Harvest Festival that will take place on November 14. Together with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Forestry, MeadWestvaco, The Old Dominion Hops Cooperative and Chesterfield Economic Development, the Henricus Foundation will collectively host... Read more
Soaring as Eagles Together
Proud grandmother and Chester resident Nancy B. Woolridge recently celebrated the accomplishments of her two grandsons. Woolridge’s grandsons Bob and Jack Krudewig were awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on June 6. Bob completed the requirements in August 2012 and Jack completed the requirements in June 2014, but they... Read more
Jessee Takes First at Archery Competition
Nearly 50 youth archers, ages 8-20, participated in the Junior Olympic Archer Development Club (JOAD) Summer Kick-Off Tournament held recently sponsored by Chesterfield Golden Arrow Archers (CGAA). James Hagen Jessee came in first in the Basic Compound Bowman Male division with a total score of 391 points. Several members... Read more
Summer Fun Photo Contest
Would you like to have a picture you have taken featured in our paper? And maybe win a cash prize for it? The Village News would like to invite you to enter the Summer Fun Photo Contest. Grab your camera or smartphone, and see if you can snap a... Read more
In a runaway victory last Tuesday in the 11th Senatorial District, Amanda Chase took down incumbent Steve Martin and Barry Moore. Both Ms. Chase and Mr. Moore were running for office for the first time. Chase overwhelmed Martin who held the Virginia Senate seat since he won the Senate... Read more
The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present a lecture on Civil War Medal of Honor Recipient Joshua Chamberlain at the historic Magnolia Grange House Museum on Saturday, June 20, at noon. According to local historian Jack Bantle who will present the lecture, “Joshua Chamberlain was a college... Read more
The Third Thursday concert on June 18 on the Village Green (presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA) will feature Blues Flash, a blues band that plays venues across the region and the state. The band has been together for 10 years, and with its five members cover songs by... Read more
“A good education is the most valuable gift that no one can take from you,” said Jay M. Ipson, Holocaust history lecturer and co-founder of the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Ipson has lectured to thousands over the last 30 years teaching tolerance through education. The 80-year-old Holocaust survivor’s mission in... Read more
Woman’s Club of Chester installs new officers
The Woman’s Club of Chester held its year-end luncheon meeting at the Half Way House and installed new officers for the 2015-2016 year. The officers are pictured from back row from left: Kellie Benton, Second Vice President; Suzanne Linkonis, President; Doris Fogle, Corresponding Secretary and Gayle Murman, Treasurer. Front... Read more
Chester Community Association gives support to TDHS JROTC
Over the years, the Chester Community Association (CCA) and Thomas Dale JROTC have fostered a relationship through their efforts in the Chester community. The JROTC teams with CCA volunteers to present ChesterFest every year. This year’s ChesterFest will be held on Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to  5 p.m.... Read more