Wide brimmed hats, shorts and lots of fluids helped ChesterFest goers get through the day on Saturday. Sun-washed patrons of the ninth annual event, which was presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA), braved temperatures in the 90s while perusing artisan booths, lunching on Greek, Mexican and southern treats and listening to American music.
Though rain fell steadily in Chesterfield County Monday, emergency water restrictions were set to go into effect Tuesday, Sept. 28, due to the record low water levels in Lake Chesdin.
The Chesterfield County Police Department is recruiting individuals for the Auxiliary Police Officer Unit, according to information from Chesterfield County. The unit is staffed by highly trained volunteers who are sworn officers that exercise full police powers, a press release says.
Members of the Board of Supervisors and Planning Commission sought assurances from planners last week that work on the county’s various area plans would not be lost when the new comprehensive plan is adopted.
Though the Planning Commission did not recommend the action, the Board of Supervisors voted 4-1 last week to offer a 12-month holiday on some zoning and site plan fees.
The Planning Commission will wait another month to decide whether a property on East Hundred Road is the right place for a 158-foot communications tower.
The South Chesterfield Ruritan Club, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, was recently honored by the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors, according to information from the club.