As a reward for reading more than 750 books, Marianne Lyon’s third-grade class at Ecoff Elementary School enjoyed lunch with a squirrel last week.
Chester resident Julia Boltz, a Richmond native who’d recently returned to the area from Norfolk, was scanning employment ads online when she came across one that caught her eye.
ORIOLE AVE 6/06 Grindall Creek Park. Miscellaneous property was reported stolen from the victim’s unlocked, 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe. A pressure washer was also missing from the victim’s yard.
Someone stole Muscular Dystrophy Association collection boxes from two area 7-Eleven stores, and the Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help law enforcement identify the suspect.
Chesterfield County Animal Control recently released the following information on how hot weather can be dangerous for dogs...
Wednesday, June 16
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Presentation. 2:30 p.m. Dunlop House Assisted Living Facility, 235 Dunlop Farms Blvd., Colonial Heights. Chris Walters, of the Dinwiddie Extension Office, will give the presentation, which is free and open to the public. Details: Jennifer, 520-0050.
Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.
Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.
It all hinges on funding, when we get the money and how much, said Christine Fix, rail planning coordinator for Virginia’s Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT). Fix was one of two speakers at the May 27 Chester Community Association (CCA) meeting. She spoke to about 50 area residents interested in the impact of high-speed rail on those adjacent to the CSX railroad tracks where the new trains will run. Links to more information included.
On June 15, Republican candidate Roxann Robinson and Democratic candidate William “Bill” Brown will face each other in a special election for former state Del. Sam Nixon’s open seat in the 27th House of Delegates District.