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Our newest feature allows our readers to page through the Village News just as they were reading it at the kitchen table. Also, it allows readers to search and print the newspapers. Take a look!

Chincoteague Ponies Home in Chesterfield

Delaney and Elizabeth Robinson had gone several years to Chincoteague to see the pony crossing. They loved the little ponies that came across the waters to Chincoteague Island.

Civil War Nurse Returns To Historic Point of Rocks

“In the distance, a procession is led to a small hillside to pay their final respects. Women are dressed in typical mourning attire, clutching their little “hankies” to accommodate the flow of tears.

County P&R wins award financial help for Dutch Gap and Henricus Historical Park

Chesterfield County has received a $125,000 award from the National Park Service (NPS) Chesapeake Bay Office to design and implement its project at the Relic River Marsh Area on the James River at the Dutch Gap Conservation Area and Henricus Historical Park.

The turtles are coming: Don’t worry, it will take them a while to get here

Pau Pau has a new obsession and you could watch them all day long – babies. It doesn’t matter – human babies, kittens, baby birds and even baby turtles. Martha Nemitz has a new obsession as her granddaughter placed on her Face book page, “Pau Pau has a new obsession.”

No Room for Debate:  Forbes Fails to respond to Fausz’s Requests

Elliott Fausz issued a statement in response to a recent Virginian Pilot article, “No Room For Debate” and Daily Press article, “Pilot: Forbes won’t debate opponent” that reveals the single most critical failure in Congressman Randy Forbes’ tenure – his failure to answer to the public.

Surprise giant tomato plant

Carolyn Martin and Ronnie Maxwell have been totally surprised and amazed with a volunteer tomato plant that erupted spontaneously next to a walkway in their flower bed next to their house. For mid-October, the plant is one of the healthiest tomato plants this reporter has seen this late in the season.

Heavenly Hands duo reaches out through sign language, music

They are teenagers now and they are brothers who wanted to make a difference. That’s the simple philosophy that D’Angelo Burns and Kevin Lambert follow as they began their mission to help people and minister through music.

Bunco friendship is honored

For over 40 years once a month, the social dice game, Bunco, brought these ladies together. Lasting friendships were formed and besides enjoying the dice game, where you only need to know how to roll dice and count, the ladies would each bring a dish for dinner

Wine and Paint Night at Howlett’s

Recently, I experienced something new that was really fun! At the Chesterfield Chamber luncheon a couple of months ago, I met Holly Seon-Wilson. She was very enthusiastic about her company, A Toast to Canvas. She asked the members at our table if we knew of any venues that would have the space to offer her painting class.