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Lead prompts closure of Magnolia Grange

Magnolia Grange, one of the most historic public houses in Chesterfield, has closed for at least three months. According to Chesterfield’s Public Affairs office the closure is due to some lead abatement (removal) in the kitchen area.

Commercial property briefs

Street Rockets of Virginia leased 3,520 square feet in the Old Stage Flex Park on Old Stage. Street Rockets Of Virginia is a customer centric motorcycle store. Their website states that they have a strong business ethic and strive to keep good business practices.

Chesterfield plays part in the Great War

Chesterfield young men volunteered or were drafted to fight in World War I (WWI).

Railroad crossing repairs to close Coach Road

Due to CSX railroad repairs, Coach Road (Route 614) in Chesterfield will be closed between Battery Brooke Parkway and Reymet Road (Route 608) at the crossing location beginning Wednesday, Jan. 14. Weather permitting; drivers can expect the closure to be in place one to three days.

Police investigate shooting, owner of gun charged

Police are investigating an incident in which one juvenile male shot another juvenile male at a residence in the 7500 block of Bensley Park Boulevard on Sunday, Jan. 11.

Police seek Pizza Express robbery suspects

Police are searching for two men who robbed the Pizza Express, 11852 Chester Village Dr., at about 10:15 p.m. on Sunday, January 11. No one was injured during the incident.

Visit Henricus for “150th Anniversary of the Battle of Trent’s Reach” on Jan. 24

Join Henricus Historical Park on Saturday, Jan. 24 for the Sesquicentennial Commemoration of the Battle of Trent’s Reach at Dutch Gap which was the last fight of the Confederate Navy during the American Civil War.

Black History Month Committee seeks local artists for kick-off event, Feb. 6

Each year, Chesterfield County celebrates Black History Month with a variety of programs, including musical performances, lectures, dance and storytelling, each designed to explore the rich, diverse background of African-Americans and their contributions to our community and nation.