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Collecting History: Send me a postcard from wherever you are

Collecting stamps, coins or action figures is an obsession with some, but post card collectors, not only build their collections, they can enjoy the photos, the material they are made from and search for cards with a thousand themes.

Pedestrian improvements walking to start date

Pedestrian improvements in Chester including crosswalks, West Hundred Road paving and striping for bike lanes could be completed this year. Pedestrian improvements on Harrowgate Road are included in the project.

Veterans gather to remember at Bensley Park

The brisk sunny morning did not deter veterans and their families from attending the 18th Annual Bensley’s Veterans Day Ceremony last Saturday held at Bensley Park. For the six World War II veterans over 90 years old and the audience, the guest speaker, Karen “Kerry” E. Loughman

Police Department is centenarian

Chesterfield County took a step back in time recently when the Chesterfield County Police Department celebrated 100 years of service. The year was 1914, November 9.
They conducted a reenactment of the Board of Supervisors action that created the police department a century ago.

Two dead after vehicle crash

The Chesterfield County Police Department responded to the intersection of Willis Road and Quinnford Boulevard at approximately 10 p.m. on November 16, 2014 for a report of a Ford Expedition colliding with a Yamaha 4-wheel ATV.

Leaf burning allowed until Dec. 15

Any burning in Chesterfield requires a permit with the exception of leaf-burning in designated areas. Open burning does not exempt or excuse a person from the consequences, damages or injuries that may result from open burning

Woman’s Club of Chester Holds Essay Contest

With a confident and firm belief in the value of American Citizenship and our youth, the Woman’s Club of Chester is proud to announce an Essay Contest for Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts in grades six through eight.

Holiday Happenings

Holiday Bazaar sponsored by the Marguerite Christian Elementary School’s PTA. 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. 14801 Woods Edge Rd, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. For more information call 804-530-5733.