Candidate Forum: School Board
Fees seem to be increasing every year: extracurricular activities, buses for sports teams, class supplies and Chrome Books to name a few. Will you work to lower or eliminate fees for students? JOHN ERBACH (DALE) While I don’t believe it is possible to eliminate fees altogether, we need to be... Read more
Candidate Forum: Board of Supervisor
Everyone wants to know about property taxes. Would you consider raising property taxes for next year (2016-17)? CLIFF BICKFORD (DALE) Increasing taxes as a way to achieve a balanced budget should always be the last resort.  When you consider that revenue generated from property tax has increased over the... Read more
Power of Pink raises $2,660
Bank of McKenney’s Power of Pink Challenge raised $2,660 last Friday for the Massey Cancer Center. A suggested $10 donation to add pink to their hair will be used locally to help cancer patients in Richmond and surrounding areas. The local salons donating their services were Pilo Arts in... Read more
While elected Constitution officers have no opposition in the November 3 election, other candidates that reach a wider constituency are being opposed. (See last week’s Village News) After losing in this year’s June primary, Sen. Steve Martin will not be on the ticket next month. His seat (11th State... Read more
OCTOBER 21 TECHNOLOGY CLASSES – Microsoft PowerPoint Class. Registration is required. 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., Central Library. COME HOME ALIVE SAFE DRIVING PROGRAM. – Parents of 10th-grade students and others welcomed. 7 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Presentations are free. L. C. Bird High School, 10301 Courthouse Rd. AMERICAN... Read more
DSCR breaks ground on large building project
Defense Supply Center Richmond, located in Chesterfield, last week held a groundbreaking ceremony on the campus of the DLA facility which distributes aviation parts. The division will replace Buildings 31 and 32 and include a new center restaurant, according to Chief of Engineering Services Branch Dave Kolmer. The new... Read more
Your input is needed
Where do you live or work? What do you love about this area? What would make this area even better? Thought provoking questions – and literally “close to home” for the citizens who took the opportunity to provide answers at a workshop designed to receive their help charting the... Read more
The Bike & Trail plan was considered this week by the Chesterfield Planning Commission. There are currently 40 miles of bikeways and trails on the ground today, with an additional eight miles of projects currently underway and 28 miles would be added to the network over the next 10... Read more
Learn more about the quality of your drinking water and how to care for your well water system. Monday, Oct. 19, 5-7 p.m. Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension, in collaboration with the Chesterfield County Department of Health, is conducting two drinking water clinics so that well owners can assess their... Read more
Afternoon Tea
The Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield hosted their 6th Annual Afternoon Tea Party last week at Chester Baptist’s Great Hall in Chester. The beautiful crisp fall Saturday afternoon provided the perfect backdrop for an afternoon of beautiful hats and fellowship for our area ladies. The Tea Party Fundraiser benefits The... Read more