Please note the control buttons at the bottom of the page and play around with them to get familiar with what they do. The online paper you see is identical to the Village News you see on the stand every week at your favorite pickup place. But the online... Read more
Christmas Parade CANCELLED
The Kiwanis Christmas parade is CANCELLED. This year’s parade theme is “Parade of the Christmas Toys.” Dickie King as our Grand Marshal. West Hundred Road between the Chester YMCA and Harrowgate Road will close starting at 1:45 p.m. Sunday. The parade will begin at 2 p.m., and West Hundred... Read more


Police Blotter December 6, 2017 0

BARBERRY LN (17xx block) 10/31/2017 6:30 p.m. – Electronics stolen from residence. BETHESDA DR (36xx block) 11/03/2017 6:50 p.m. – Trespassing (Including Prowler)-Residential BETZ CT (35xx block) 10/31/2017 3:00 p.m. – 2003 black utility trailer, firearms, electronics, household goods, and miscellaneous items stolen from residence. BEVERLY ST (217xx block)... Read more
 By Sean Boyce Capital News Service As the college basketball season gets underway, VCU fans are looking forward to the Rams putting up big numbers against opponents in the Atlantic 10 Conference. But off the court, VCU’s student-athletes are far behind on an important statistic – the “graduation success... Read more

Police Blotter

Police Blotter November 30, 2017

ALDRIDGE AVE (24xx block) 10/17/2017 2:00 p.m. – Money stolen from field/woods. ALFAREE RD (95xx block) 10/13/2017 6:00 a.m. – Miscellaneous items stolen from residence. ARBOR CROFT WY (111xx block) 10/21/2017 5:00 p.m. – Miscellaneous items stolen from vehicle. BELLWOOD RD (18xx block) 10/18/2017 7:00 p.m. – Miscellaneous items... Read more
Matoaca girls’ volleyball, led by coach Tiara Boyd, accomplished a school first last Thursday when they defeated Glen Allen 3-2. The Warriors became the first team of any sport in school history to advance to a state tournament. Matoaca will face Atlee Wednesday, Nov. 8 in the first round... Read more
The Old Dominion Chapter Modelers are pleased to announce that they will be open for extended hours during the Christmas Season. For four weekends starting Nov. 25 the huge HO model will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays for the viewing pleasure of adults... Read more
At Henricus Historical Park’s Three Centuries of Virginia Christmas event, Saturday, Dec. 9 from noon to 5 p.m. interpreters will be demonstrating the changing traditions of English Christmas during the reigns of King James I (1621), King George III (1776) and Queen Victoria (1864). From 6 p.m. to 9... Read more
That was then… Home Ec
Sewing, ironing, cooking, and home management were once important talents for a young lady to learn as she approached adulthood and the end of her high school years. Fast food in the 1950s and ’60s was not quite the thing yet, and home cooking helped make those living in... Read more
There’s a new chief in town
Chesterfield County introduced incoming police chief Jeffrey Kratz to the community. Surrounded by police in dress uniforms, area state police officers, the county board, county employee staff members, and the press, Kratz thanked recruitment and selection staff, the board, and the community at Tuesday’s announcement. “The opportunity to join... Read more