Pete the Ramp Guy

Pete the Ramp Guy

Community December 12, 2019

Local handyman builds wheelchair ramps to improve neighbors’ lives In the summer of 2005, Pete Adler attended a meeting of the Chester Rotary Club. A guest speaker from Project:HOMES attended to explain the group’s program and to recruit volunteers to build wheelchair ramps. The mission of Project:HOMES, as Adler... Read more
Over the course of more than 150 years, Chesterfield County Public Schools has been served by outstanding people. Whether it’s teachers, administrators, support staff or community volunteers, the  nationally recognized school division has been supported by individuals who have given their time and talents to impact students’ education in... Read more
Carvana plans to invest $25 million to establish vehicle inspection and reconditioning center  Governor Ralph Northam announced that Carvana Co., a leading e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, plans to invest $25 million to establish a new vehicle inspection and reconditioning facility in Chesterfield County. Virginia successfully... Read more
Deux Amis, She Chester  celebrate new locations
The Chester Business Association held a ribbon cutting and social at the new locations of Deux Amis Med Spa and She Chester Boutique. Pictured above are Tammy Mormando (Deux Amis) cutting the ribbon with Paul Schindel (She Chester) with members of the Chester Business Association, friends and customers. Duex... Read more
After a few twists and turns, Sthreshley inspired to teach
Shawn Sthreshley is a Title I instructional coach at Hening Elementary, but the road he took to get there was anything but straightforward. When he was younger, Sthreshley wanted to be a preacher, and he gave sermons on the back porch. During high school, his dreams shifted to being... Read more
Chester Christmas Parade Winners
Parade winners: Best Float – Portable Waste Solutions; Best Vehicle – Miss Chesterfield USA Taylor Reynolds; Best Band – TDHS Marching Knights; Best Performing – ACCA Shriners; Best Walking – VA Fallen Heroes; Best Fire/Rescue – Old Dominion Historical Fire Society; Best Equestrian – Laughing Place Inc. Pick upnext... Read more

Weekly Calendar

Events December 11, 2019

DECEMBER 11 INTRODUCTION TO ANCESTRY AND ONLINE GENEALOGY-  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Central Library, Chesterfield Business Suite Conference Room. Registration begins two weeks before each program. CHESTERFIELD NEEDLEWORK FRIENDS- 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Central Library, Central Meeting Room Knit, crochet, socialize and share your techniques.  All skill... Read more

Police Blotter

Police Blotter December 11, 2019

AUTUMNLEAF DR (52xx block) 11/25/2019 12:01 a.m. – Trespassing (Including Prowler)-Residential  BEECHWOOD AVE (36xx block) 11/29/2019 8:50 p.m. – Weapons Violations-Illegal Discharge  BEULAH RD (42xx block) 12/02/2019 6 p.m. – Electronics stolen from school building.  BLEST LN (61xx block) 10/15/2019 12:01 a.m.  – Miscellaneous items stolen from storage facility. ... Read more

Recently Deceased

Obituaries December 11, 2019

ATKINS, Marguerita B., 88, of Chesterfield, widow of Edwin Stewart Atkins. BASS, Roger Thompson, 87, of Chester, widower of Phyllis Kellar Bass. BAUGHAN, Margaret Keeton, 98, of Chesterfield, widow of William Tucker Baughan Jr. DABNEY, Douglas Call, 67, of Chesterfield. FEDORIW, Verna, 87, of Chesterfield. FITCHETT, Corinne Boller, 92, of Chesterfield. GILMAN, Geneva F., 94, of... Read more
As this is the time of the year when folks set out to decorate their homes for Christmas, I thought that I would share a few reminders to keep you and your home safe. Every year, a tragic accident or fire occurs during this time of the year. My... Read more