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PARKER LN 11/15 Known suspect removed the victim’s property from his vehicle.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, April 13
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; 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. at Central.  Details: 530-3403 (Enon) or 748-6314 (Chester),  748-1603 (Central).

Spring Acoustic Concert Series presents The Campbell Family Band.  7 p.m. – 8 p.m.  Central Library.  Details:  748-1603.

Chesterfield Klan

As Chesterfield’s school board began integrating faculty and staff within the schools system, after a Federal ruling forced the integration, the school board began the process in 1966, although the number of black faculty in white schools would be limited to six.

Train Walks: Leesburg transplant takes to local Civil War history.

If you’re ever in the backwoods of Chesterfield County and see a grey-haired gentleman investigating every inch of the tree-filled landscape, don’t be alarmed, it’s probably just Major Robert J. Forman on one of his “train walks.”

Clear skies for Volunteer Firefighter Family Day

After last week’s perpetual overcast, the skies opened up long enough for Saturday’s Volunteer Firefighter Recruit School Family Day at the Enon Fire Training Center to begin in the midday sun.

Precious metals are hot commodity for thieves

Chesterfield County police report that 187 bronze vases were recently stolen at Sunset Memorial Park cemetery. According to Lieutenant T.O McCullough of the police department, the headstone vases are worth over $40,000.

Chesterfield’s utility department affirms triple-A bond rating

International ratings agency Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Chesterfield County Utilities Department’s triple-A bond rating. Chesterfield County Utilities is one of only three utilities in the nation to have achieved triple-A ratings on its revenue bonds from each of the three top rating services: Fitch Ratings, Moody’s Investors Services and Standard & Poor’s.

Redistricting expected by late April, county sets public hearings

In late February, Chesterfield County received official 2010 population data for the county from the U.S. Bureau of the Census. This population data confirmed that Chesterfield County will need to redistrict its five magisterial districts in order to equalize the population among the districts.