An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises
The vacant land in front of the Chester Library will soon be a construction zone. Long in coming, the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation (CCAF) has raised about half the money Chesterfield County needs to begin construction on an approximately 20,000-square-foot performing arts center. But the $1.1 million... Read more
It all started when… It is a lead (newspapers typically spell it lede) that really bothers me. And although I do not particularly like it, some leads start with the date that a particular event will take place or took place. The Village News has just started year 18,... Read more
September 2 CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FARMERS MARKET – 3 – 6 p.m. Chesterfield County Government Complex on Mimms Loop. 102nd CHESTERFIELD COUNTY FAIR continues – 4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Rd. 23832 MICROSOFT EXCEL CLASS – 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Central Library. Register at... Read more
A Former TDHS Graduate Speaking Malaysian
Wyatt Gordon, a 2008 graduate of Thomas Dale High School, was recently in Malaysia for two weeks competing in the World Cup of Malay Language Speech. After living in Indonesia for about a year and a half through the Critical Language and Boren scholarships, he felt comfortable with the... Read more
In just a matter of days the children in our area will be returning back to school. When the kids get back in school, so do many of the common contagious germs. Staying healthy during the school year requires a combination of both common sense and medical science. Parents,... Read more
With the arrival of Labor Day and kids returning to school, it is time to get serious about fall lawn renovation. This has not been a typical summer for some of us. My mower, for example has not collected dust in the shed as in summers past. However, cool... Read more
ARCADIA AVE (24xx block) 08/25/2015 8:00 p.m.- Property stolen from unlocked shed. BARNWOOD DR (61xx block) 08/20/2015 9:00 a.m. – Miscellaneous property stolen from residence. BARNWOOD DR (61xx block) 08/26/2015 12:00 p.m. – Weapons Violations – Brandishing a Weapon BELLWOOD RD (25xx block) 08/24/2015 10:20 a.m. – Known suspect,... Read more
Crime Solvers needs your help to solve a robbery. On May 22, 2015, at approximately 8:40 p.m., an employee of Bogie’s Inc. entered Extra Space Storage at 7000 Hull Street Rd. Once inside the facility, the worker began to head toward one of the storage units. Upon approaching it,... Read more
This year’s fire prevention week theme is “Hear the beep where you sleep.” Fire incident reporting shows that the large majority of civilian fire injuries and deaths occur between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m., while most people are sleeping. You have read where I have stated that your house... Read more
Bolick, Mr. Robert Clyde, 83, of Chesterfield. Bolton, Mrs. Gertie, 97, of Chesterfield, a World War II aircraft worker, widow of Marian “Bill” Bolton. (Day) Dennis, Mrs. Denise, of North Chesterfield, wife of J. William Dennis Jr. Eaves, Mr. Arthur A. Jr., 37, of North Chesterfield, husband of Yolanda Lane Eaves. Friend, Mr. William... Read more