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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Chesterites take part in World Tai Chi & Qigong Day

Chester Tai Chi practitioners caught the wave of energy that was passed around the world Saturday during a gathering for World Tai Chi & Qigong Day. At 10 a.m., seventy countries, in their local time, sent the wave of Tai Chi across the globe in an annual event to educate millions worldwide about Tai Chi and Qigong’s benefits and how to find local classes.

Police arrest attempted abduction suspect

The Chesterfield County Police Department has arrested a man in relation to an attempted abduction that occurred on Wednesday, April 11.

Chesterfield selected for BGB U.S. facility

BGB Technology Inc. announced plans last week to establish their first U.S. facility in Chesterfield. BGB designs and manufactures electrical and optical slip ring assemblies for rotary applications, including components for wind turbine sytems.

Enon volunteer fire chief honored upon retirement

Volunteer fire stations are on the endangered species list in Chesterfield. As professional firefighters have been trained and put to work at state-of-the-art facilities across the county, volunteer stations have taken the back seat to stations manned by Chesterfield’s pros, even though volunteers go through the same training.

How does your garden grow?

There’s still time for gardening. Sure it’s the first of May but if you have the right soil, good sun and the last of the spring season plants, working a garden can be a great hobby, source of great home-grown veggies and a relaxing way to focus on something other than the issues of the day.

Iron Bridge Corner case deferred by Sups

The Iron Bridge Corner LLC case was heard by Chesterfield’s Board of Supervisors last week for the third time and after a rehash of the case and an addendum presented too late to be advertised to the public, the case was deferred again for 30 days.

Hollywood comes to Chester

Like most big moments that happen in life, this too started out as something simple. Jennifer Green, a stylist at Hair Pros in Chester received an exciting phone call in early January. “I got a phone call from a client of mine asking if I could do hair and makeup for a wedding party and would it be alright if it was filmed [for a reality TV show], of course I said okay,”

Mmmm: Local Girl Scouts donate cookies to war veterans

Girl Scout Troop 3709, led by Lynn Alvarez, Jane Harrington and Giovanka Obermuller, collected 115 boxes of Girl Scout cookies this year to be donated to Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Hospital.