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Ask the Candidates - Question 4

What do you see as opportunities to reduce the Chesterfield County budget in light of today’s economic climate?

Ghost Writer: Chester author living the Halloween lifestyle

Halloween to writer Pamela K. Kinney is not merely a day celebrated on Oct. 31; rather it’s kind of a lifestyle. Her job requires that she be in the eerie mood for 12 months of the year – even at Christmas time.

Jaeckle, Bermuda residents discuss new electronic message sign policy

A month after Chesterfield’s Board of Supervisors unanimously voted on a new policy for electronic message signs, Bermuda District Supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle hosted her constituents last Thursday at Thomas Dale High School to address the issue.

Nunnally Oak grows five inches this decade

One may not think too much about a tree and its history, or its standing in the community and the events that occurred over the passages of time There is one tree, a great white oak, that stands tall in the courtyard of the Historic 1917 Courthouse in Chesterfield, which historians protect and measure its growth every 10 years.

Philanthropic gesture will help limited-resource aquafarmers

Small-scale Gloucester aquafarmers Cynthia and Donald Perry learned the proper way to test water quality at an aquaculture workshop at Virginia State University.

Ladies from Thomas Dale Class of ‘59 gather locally

Twelve girls from the Thomas Dale High School Class of 1959 recently met for lunch at Howlett’s to reminisce about old times. News from the class included words from Aleta Goodwyn Jenkins, who is now a published author with her book titled “Poems to Ponder,” which is illustrated by her daughter Julie Jenkins Strohkorb.

Comicon’s 25th anniversary show this weekend in Richmond

This weekend, comic book lovers – and even just curious citizens – of Chesterfield County can experience Virginia Comicon’s 25th anniversary celebration at the Crowne Plaza Hotel off Richmond’s West Broad Street, paying tribute to a quarter-century of holding comic book conventions throughout the Commonwealth.

Meadowbrook High hosts state, local speakers for transition fair

In celebration of Disability History and Awareness Month, Meadowbrook High School held the Transition Lunch & Learn Fair last Tuesday for students in the school’s Exceptional Education program. The event provided them with the necessary resources for life after high school.