Wednesday, November 3
Board of Zoning Appeals. 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building,10001 Iron Bridge Road.
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Chester Library. Details: 748-6314.
Early Literacy Story Time: Silly Stories. 10:30-11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Registration recommended. Details/registration: library.chesterfield.gov, 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).
Those lucky enough to know Chester resident Frances Sullivan are likely no stranger to her signature pound cake. “My husband was so funny,” Sullivan said. When someone would tell her how good her cake was, “he said, ‘When you see her, just waive at her and she’ll bring you one!’”
Like a child waiting for Christmas, communities surrounding Fort Lee have been anticipating the completion of the $1.2 billion expansion of the base since as far back as 2005. Most localities have not known what exactly to expect and exactly when to expect it.
The lower level of Howlett’s Restaurant & Tavern resembled a political forum last week, even though guest speaker Terry McAuliffe is not running for any office – he’s selling green.
Though recent rain events have helped raise Lake Chesdin’s water level significantly, mandatory water restrictions will remain in place until the lake is full. On Friday, Appomattox River Water Authority Executive Director Chris Dawson said the policy was to keep mandatory restrictions in place until Lake Chesdin was full.
In the evolution of American culture, Thanksgiving has departed from its original, communal tradition. What was once a feast celebrating harmony within a community is today readily accepted as simply an elaborate, formal meal served between televised games of football.
Though the Planning Commission recommended denial of a car wash’s request for an electronic sign last week, some commissioners stressed that they weren’t opposed to such signs in principle.
In life, Jean Linden, whose works will be on display at the Chester Library next month, combined her love of reading and passion for quilting, inspiring her students to “Read It and Quilt It.”