Chester – Henricus Historical Park is proud to host the second annual Hops in the Park Fall Festival Saturday, Nov. 12. In collaboration with Chesterfield Economic Development, the Henricus Foundation presents this exciting event that will showcase agri-business activities related to the manufacturing of craft beer in the Commonwealth... Read more
Chester Lions Club wishes to thank all of the community who donated to their White Cane fund raiser recently. Although it was the first time that they did not reach their goal, that was not because of lack of support from the community. The Lions do get their locations... Read more
Ron and Nancy Clevenger live in Farmer City, Ill., but have strong connections to Chesterfield and the part it played in the Civil War. Their relative, Lewis Hurley, a Union soldier, was killed during the five-day Battle of Proctor’s Creek. The couple visited Chesterfield three years ago after visiting... Read more
Danielle Ozbat Fifty-seven people declared their allegiance to America and were sworn in as United States citizens at Henricus Historical Park last week. It was the second naturalization event for the park and Charles Grant, executive director of Henricus, hopes there will be more. “We’re always honored to do... Read more
  Castlewood, located at the corner of Iron Bridge and Krause roads, was built in sections and it began as a church, a home to several families, a bank, and most recently, before renovations began, the Chesterfield Historical Society home office. The original building, the center, was erected for... Read more
In a unanimous vote by the Board of Supervisors, Chesterfield County will reduce the maximum cash proffer fee from $18,966 per dwelling to $9,400. The board voted on the issue last Wednesday on the recommendation by the newly appointed county administrator, Joseph Casey. This is the first reduction to... Read more
Chesterfield County Police are urging drivers to be aware of a speed limit change on Iron Bridge Road. The speed limit on Iron Bridge Road from Chesterfield Meadows Drive to just west of its intersection with Landfill Drive is now 45 mph. Previously, the speed limit on this stretch... Read more
Merlee’s Moods, an art exhibit opening this week at the Chester Library, will give the viewer insight on the Haida and Tlingit people of the Pacific Northwest and their Native-style art. The original brush and India ink drawings of the complex spiritual and animal art is highly stylized and... Read more
Annually, CCHASM coordinates their Thanksgiving Gift Meal Package Program to assist those in our community who might otherwise not have the resources to celebrate this special holiday. This is their largest program of the year. With generous donations from schools, businesses, churches, individuals, and agencies, CCHASM was able to... Read more
CHESTER – An 18-wheeler parked in front of Trinity United Methodist Church had a fire-brigade line of folks unloading pumpkins from New Mexico last Thursday in preparation for the 17th year of the Trinity Pumpkin Patch. Sales of the pumpkins have begun and will be through Oct. 31. Trinity... Read more