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Charges pending from last week’s Chester crash

A 67-year-old man was struck by a wreckless car last Tuesday afternoon as he was walking just outside the entrance of the Martin’s grocery store in Chester. The man, a Chester resident, was then transported to MCV where he was treated for life-threatening injuries.

Zach Perkins: To Nashville

In Chesterfield, he’s a driver for OfficeMax, but in Nashville, Zach Perkins is a true-blue country music singer. A resident of Matoaca, Perkins, 25, signed a recording contract in March with Lamon Records, an independent label, jumpstarting the path he had been dreaming of for the past few years.

14 years and counting

This week Village News begins a new year, Volume XIV No. 1. It is hard to believe time has passed so quickly and it has been 14 years since the first issue. We are still here because of this loyal community and the strong support from the businesses that allow us to push their messages.

ChesterFest celebrates 10th year, best yet

ChesterFest has been scheduled for Sept. 24 this year. A beautiful Saturday is expected say ChesterFest organizers. In addition to the ChesterFest favorites, a number of exciting enhancements are planned. “We want this to be an extra special Fest this year,” said Elliott Fausz, ChesterFest co-organizer.

Fausz announces bid for Bermuda Supervisor

Mark Fausz announced his candidacy this week for Chesterfield County Bermuda District Supervisor. Being an active member of the community, he knows this is the next step in fulfilling his civic duty. Because of recent leadership lapses on the Board of Supervisors, he feels it is more important than ever to run for office.

New 96-gallon recycling cart now available

Central Virginia Waste Management Authority (CVWMA) is now offering larger carts as an added convenience to recycling at the curb. The new 96-gallon cart is available for a fee by any interested homeowner currently eligible for curbside recycling services.

Police arrest bank robbery suspect

Police have arrested a man in connection with the July 29 robbery of the Bank of McKenney branch at 6300 River Road.

County receives land for community use

The Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, along with the Capital Region Land Conservancy (CRLC), is pleased to announce the donation of a 113-acre parcel of land to the county from the estate of Paul and Anna Atkins.