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Counterfeiter wanted

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police Blotter

BURNT OAK DR  6/2  Ivy Walk Apartments.  Victim reported her locked storage unit was entered and the listed property was stolen.

SALEM CHURCH RD  5/28  Suspect entered victim’s residence by unknown means, removed the keys to his red 2010 Dodge Charger and took the vehicle.  The vehicle was returned and parked closer to the victim’s residence than he normally parks.

Lucy Corr Village dedicates Springdale’s pub in honor of retired CEO

Chesterfield County officials, Lucy Corr Village’s governing board and staff, and friends and family gathered recently to dedicate Jake’s Place, Springdale’s pub, in honor of Jacob W. Mast, Jr., Lucy Corr’s retired CEO.

Chester family wins Orlando vacation makeover

While on vacation have you ever had the feeling the same old vacation you’ve been taking for years was getting kind of boring? Chester resident Krista Hutchins was in the midst of trying to avoid that same old vacation when she stumbled upon VisitOrlando.com and noticed the “Win a Free Vacation” link. That was only the beginning of a “vacation makeover” that any family would die for.

Local NFL star James Farrior hosts celebrity weekend in Richmond

For Matoaca High School alum and current Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Farrior, it’s all about giving back to the community.

Virginia Tech student, Chester local wins bass fishing tournament

David “Carrington” Wilmer won the Toyota Tundra Weekend Series Pro/Am Bass Fishing Tournament Saturday, May 21, at Smith Mountain Lake.

Making sense of Shakespeare

We all had to stumble through reading aloud one Shakespeare play or another during high school, and only if we had to memorize part of a soliloquy did we remember many of the playwright’s words. Rick Gray, former Village News columnist, is undoubtedly the local expert on the most famous wordsmith in history. When you study Shakespeare you find that people haven’t really changed all that much over the last several hundred years, and it takes just a little shove to pique your interest.

School Board updated on standards-based grading

During a work session last week, Chesterfield County Schools Superintendent Dr. Marcus J. Newsome said that the school system discovered that an “A” at one school in biology was a “C” at another; that within a school an “A” in biology was in fact a “D” in its English department.