Those Elusive World War Memorials
With each new generation, the memories of names, faces and events of the past slowly deteriorate, to be preserved by historians. We are now in the second year of the World War One Commemoration (2014-2018) and one wonders what we are doing to commemorate the event. Where are the... Read more
Expect Increased Traffic Near Amazon
New traffic pattern for motorists near the Amazon Fulfillment Center through the holidays. Motorists should expect increased traffic in the area around the Amazon Fulfillment Center on Meadowville Technology Parkway beginning Sunday, Nov. 8, through the holiday season. The business will begin its peak season staffing ramp-up on Sunday,... Read more
NOVEMBER 4 CHESTER CHOICES BOOD DISCUSSION GROUP – “The Round House” by Louise Erdrich will be discussed. 10:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. No registration required. NOVEMBER 5 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne Park. Ecoff Ave. Each Thursday. 9 until 11 a.m. 6 until 8 p.m. Play will be at the tennis... Read more
Village News at “The Chew”
Sisters Dot Kegley of Staunton, Va., formerly of Chester, and Jane Luck of Chester,  made a trip to New York for a taping of “The Chew,” and the Village News was along for the ride. Read more
Village News in Canada
Bob and Jean Henderson retired and took a trip up to Canada. They said it was beautiful. Read more
Drs. Tony and John Agapis will host the 10th annual “Dentistry from the Heart” event – providing a free day of dental care to more than 200 residents. The line will begin as early as 1 a.m. the night before, with hundreds prepared to camp out in order to... Read more
1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign Tour
The Chesterfield Department of Parks and Recreation in partnership with the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia offers a guided driving tour of the Civil War battle sites that played a major role in the 1864 Bermuda Hundred Campaign on Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. beginning... Read more
Local Film: The Wages of Sin
At a dim movie theatre; you take your seat and the lights go down as the movie begins to flicker on the huge screen. The only distraction is the crunching of popcorn and slurping of a drink by the guy next to you. Only one film is playing at... Read more
Odd Couple Glad for Friendship
They laugh together. They make jokes together. They go for dinner and try not to disagree about what kind of food they will eat on an outing. You see, they are friends. Not really all that unusual, as everyone hopes for the bonds of good friendship. Yet, Mildred “Millie”... Read more
Biggest ever Old Dominion Postcard Club show
During the early 1900s until the mid-1960s, postcards were the way people kept in touch with friends and family.  Many have compared antique postcards to our present-day emails.  Cards feature street scenes, views of long-gone buildings, beautiful artwork on holiday and greeting cards, as well as almost any other... Read more