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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Police blotter

BENTWOOD CT 10/21 Unknown suspect/s pushed in a window air conditioning unit to gain entry to the victim’s residence. Once inside, the kitchen drawers were rummaged through and property was stolen.

School vandals sought by police

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and locate suspects involved with the vandalism of a local school.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, November 2
Chester Choices Book Discussion Group.  Chester Library.  “The Postmistress” by Sarah Blake will be discussed.  10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.  Details:  748-6341.

TDHS Specialty Center for Visual & Performing Arts Open House.  3626 W. Hundred Rd.  7 p.m.  Details:  768-6245 ext. 6664.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Time.  Meadowdale Library.  7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m.  Details:  318-8778.

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.