The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) will present a fun, fact-filled program on pirates at the County Museum on Saturday, July 11. “Pirates: Fact or Fiction” will explore the myths and truths surrounding pirate lore in popular culture.   According to Ryan O’Hallahan, CHSV docent at the museum who... Read more
Village News Makes Music at Disney
The Thomas Dale High School Band traveled to Disney World with the Village News in April, and under the direction of their band leaders, Mr. Steve Barton and Mr. David Holley, the musicians got a professional recording experience at the Walt Disney’s UR Instrumental Studio. They were given music... Read more
Take a Walk on the Wild Side this Summer
Summer  boredom setting in? An important part of a healthy as well as entertaining lifestyle, could include learning more about the great outdoors. Recreational opportunities in state parks are endless and easy to see. An entrance fee of five dollars to Pocahontas State Park can entertain a family all... Read more
Anne’s Big Adventure
World history and human geography teacher Anne Canipe has returned home from San Francisco after a week-long World Project Based Conference in Napa Valley. The R.E.B.  recipient’s story was shared in the Village News June 24 issue detailing how she would be using the $12,000 grant she received for... Read more
News Briefs
Fireworks at Fairgrounds July 4 Celebrate our independence with a spectacular fireworks display at dusk. The event, held at the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds (across from L.C. Bird High School), includes an activity area for children and special entertainment. Pay Day for Shrek Bermuda District Improvement Fund was used to... Read more
SUMMER FUN PHOTO CONTEST
Enter the Village News’ Summer Fun Photo Contest for a chance to win cash prizes. Photos will be published weekly all summer long. Go to villagenewsonline.com or submit your photos to info@villagepublishing.com. Read more
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