School teacher supports Coyner
I am ready for this election to be o-v-e-r as I have just about decided that, collectively, we have lost our minds. This occurred to me recently during a conversation with a friend about the Virginia House of Delegates race, during which my friend unapologetically said, “It’s party over... Read more
Editor: After the megasite was withdrawn by the Chesterfield Economic Development Authority in 2018, Chesterfield Citizens United and Bermuda Advocates for Responsible Development asked for a statewide investigation by the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission (the Legislature’s watchdog) into the practices of EDAs. State Sen. Amanda Chase’s bill... Read more
Editor: When looking to move closer to work, we found the lovely community of Bel Arbor in 2000. We noticed the Shoosmith sign as we turned onto Iron Bridge Road, but never gave it a thought. Those who would become our neighbors didn’t mention the foul-smelling early morning and... Read more
Sen. Chase is right to defend herself Editor: I wish to address an article from July 10 (“Guns, rape, and marijuana: Candidates criticized for FB posts”), specifically the portion attempting to shame Republican Sen. Amanda Chase for her views of women’s right to self-defense against rape or any crime,... Read more
Editor: I am writing to express my concern about the mistreatment of inmates in our prisons. While inhumane treatment is fairly common in many of our Virginia Department of Corrections prisons, possibly the worst female prison is Central Virginia Correctional Unit 13 located at 6900 Courthouse Road. I have... Read more
Editor: Chester United Methodist Church has done it again! This past weekend they cut down “The Village Oak,” which had stood on the side of Harrowgate Road for hundreds of years and was listed on the National Register of Famous and Historic Trees. This tree was examined by an... Read more
To the editor: As a result of the recent megasite proposal, the Shoosmith landfill expansion application, other zoning cases and school issues, the leadership of Bermuda Advocates for Responsible Development realizes there is a need for a county-wide citizen advocacy group. Our experience with the county Economic Development Authority’s... Read more
By BeKura W. Shabazz On May 30 at KinderCare in Chester, children gathered all around a big colorful alphabet carpet to learn their first lessons about climate change, why it is important to take care of the earth and what are some of the things that they can do... Read more
The Stoney Glen South Homeowners Association surveyed our members in April of 2018 regarding their support of, or opposition to, the proposed Matoaca Megasite. The community voted overwhelmingly against the proposed heavy industrial megasite. The elected board of the Stoney Glen South Homeowners Association is firmly taking a stand... Read more
To the Editor: I attended the Chesterfield Cabinet informational breakfast on megasites on March 22 at John Tyler Community College. This was sponsored by ChamberRVA and I paid a fee to attend. I was very disappointed to learn that this was a pep rally in support of the megasite... Read more