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Police blotter

SOUTHLAWN AVE 2/23 Victim stated known suspects forced entry into his residence, assaulted him and his mother and then left the area in the listed vehicle. At this time nothing has been reported stolen.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 29
The Shepherd Center of Chesterfield Winter Adventures in Learning classes continue.  8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.  Chester Baptist Church.  School St.  For more information call 706-6689 or email

Wellness Orientation Workshop (WOW). FREE class to learn about health care NOT sick care.
Limited Space.     Please RSVP to 796-3221

Cox reaches 8,200 constituents in 2nd town hall

Just past the half-way point of the 2014 General Assembly Session, Delegate M. Kirkland “Kirk” Cox (R-Colonial Heights) hosted his second telephone town hall of the year with some 1,800 households participating. Cox was able to leave messages with another 6,400 households. This call included constituents from across the 66th district which includes Colonial Heights and portions of Chesterfield County.

Tractor man

It is a rare thing to find someone who has achieved success in a field not only in one aspect but in two divergent ones. Luckily we can find such a person right here in Chesterfield resident, Keith Jones.

Chesterfield budget men see twinkle of light at end of revenue tunnel

A report from Chesterfield’s budget and finance department last week was optimistic, but their optimism is for a timeline stretching for years. Preparing for adoption of the 2013 budget cycle that begins in July, the budget and audit committees reviewed the revenue portion of a budget that will more than likely be approved on March 28.

Medicare call center in Chester no longer on life support

If you have been allowed to reach your golden years, and the required age to use Medicare to help you secure your health, you may have occasion to call the representative of government providing healthcare service – the phone may ring right here in Chester.

Library friends fear library closings

People who love the libraries have an important opportunity to oppose cuts to State Aid for Public Libraries and to support an increase in State Aid.

CCAF establishes Memorial Gift donation fund in honor of Betty Burton

Betty Burton was one of our unique personalities in Chester Village and will never be forgotten. She was a worker and a doer, there in the beginning when the community gathered and held events in the old Community Center on Lee Street.