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July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Festival attracts its largest crowd yet

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.

Low lake levels prompt emergency water restrictions

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.

Auxiliary county police orientation set for Oct. 5

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.

Elements of area plans will be in new countywide comprehensive plan

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.

Supervisors approve second fee holiday

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.

Planning Commission defers cell tower

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.

Ruritan Club honored by county leaders

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.

Author returns to inspire at her alma mater

During a Friday morning talk, Matoaca High School graduate and author Stephanie Perry Moore told students at her alma mater that life isn’t always easy, but that’s no excuse to give up.