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
Chester has come a long way since 1856 when Joseph Snead and Charles Stebbins first began building-up the Chester area as a desirable place to live and get away from the heat of the City of Richmond. In those days the mail came to Chester by train and was... Read more
With a focus on “Aqua-Foods Production for the Individual”, Virginia State University’s three-day Fish School begins Wednesday, July 8, and runs through Friday, July 10.  Free and open to the public, the school is designed for anyone interested in growing freshwater fish or shrimp for fun or profit. Morning... Read more
DALE DISTRICT Near the entrance to Falling Creek Middle School (FCMS), Michael Jackson declared his candidacy for the Chesterfield County School Board to represent the Dale District. Mr. Jackson intends to fill the soon-to-be vacant seat to bring about positive change to the schools in the county.  He states that... Read more