Last Friday, we took a day trip to Nags Head. We staked our beach claim near Jeanette’s Pier close to the lifeguard stand. It was a beautiful day, with temperatures in the low- to mid-80s and a breeze off the ocean. Being close to the lifeguard station, we found... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the Dogpound where we are taking a sentimental journey down memory lane. They say the best way to ease the loss of a friend and/or loved one is to recount the good times you had together, and, by doing so, they will never seem... Read more
Residential sales market shows strongest second quarter since 2008 recession. The Virginia residential real estate market experienced its strongest second quarter since the 2008 recession, with sales volume reaching nearly $10.6 billion during the April through June time frame. This sales volume represents an 11 percent increase relative to... Read more
New Medicare state-by-state enrollment numbers As Medicare and Medicaid celebrate their 50th anniversary protecting the health and well-being of millions of seniors, people with disabilities and low-income individuals, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today released updated Medicare state-by-state enrollment numbers, showing that more than 55 million Americans... Read more
Chester Farmer’s Market Ranks Nationally
Sue Levy enthusiastically endorsed the Chester Farmer’s Market last week as she took a break from the hot sun in the Village Hall on the Village Green. “We come all the time,” Ms. Levy said. “It’s the only market I’ve seen. Even in Connecticut we didn’t have one.” Chester’s... Read more
Photo Contest: Week 3
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its third week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the July 22 issue and entries may also be seen on the Village News website at www.villagenewsonline.com. The contest will... Read more
News Briefs
Motorcyclist Hit By Truck North Carolina State Troopers confirmed Sunday afternoon that a motorcyclist, 51-year-old Kenneth Jefferson of South Chesterfield, died from injuries he received after a tractor-trailer driver plowed into him and five others. Drone test by Dominion Power The power company has been considering using drones –... Read more
I Don’t Get It
In the movie “Big,” Tom Hank’s character, during a meeting at a toy company where he worked, says, “I don’t get it,” about a proposed toy that does not make sense for kids. Sometimes, that is how I feel. I don’t get it. While we, as a county, are... Read more
July 22 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 p.m. – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. CHESTERFIELD COUNTY BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETING 3 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. break at 5 p.m. for dinner. Public Meeting Room, 10001 Iron Bridge Rd., Chesterfield July 23 CHESTER PICKLEBALL. Goyne... Read more
Poo Stations to be Planted Around Chesterfield
The James River Association has installed 30 pet waste stations throughout City of Richmond parks, the James River Park System and Chesterfield County parks. Funded by a Department of Environmental Quality grant, the intent of this project is to make it convenient for pet owners to clean up after... Read more