Weekly calendar

Wednesday, March 30
Early Literacy Story Time. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. at Enon Library; 11 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. at Chester Library. Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester).

Spring Session: Adventures in Learning (AIL) Classes. 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689 or

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

Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.

Chesterfield Historical Society of Va. launches “History Is Good For Business” Initiative

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) has initiated a new patronage program entitled, “History Is Good For Business.” This initiative, which offers an exclusive level of Society membership to Chesterfield County businesses, emphasizes the value of heritage tourism to the economic viability of the county business community.

Chesterfield votes for secession

This Friday begins Confederate History Month in six states throughout the South. Appropriately on March 30, 1861, Judge James H. Cox delivered Chesterfield’s decision to secede from the Union to Virginia’s state-wide convention.

ARTREPRENUER: An artistic solution to the daily grind

To an outsider, Iain Duffus, 27, seems to live a fairly normal life in his Chester suburb: He goes to work early in the morning, works hard all day and returns home hours later to be with his family.

CCA begins comprehensive plan review process

They came, they talked and they tried to understand. It’s all part of a process that was begun on March 8 to develop a position on the new countywide comprehensive plan. The plan is now in draft form and members of the Chester Community Association (CCA), that was intimately involved with the current Chester Plan, wanted to compare the current plan with the proposed plan.

Police investigate robbery

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at the Nash Mart at 1740 E. Hundred Road at about 2 p.m. on Monday, March 21.

Meadowville Technology Parkway new road name in Enon, new leases reported

The Board of Supervisors is likely to rename a portion of Meadowville Road from Rivers Bend Boulevard east, approximately 4,900 feet, to Meadowville Technology Parkway at their Wednesday meeting this week.

Fabulous fashions showcased at woman’s club yearly spring event

It was all about spring fashion on Saturday with the presentation of the Woman’s Club of Chester’s yearly event “A Fashionable Spring.”