The Virginia Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT) announces that the Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Southeast Corridor from Richmond to Raleigh (passing through Chesterfield in Chester) has been signed by the Federal Railroad Administration, the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and DRPT. Speaking about... Read more
We at the Village News have decided that we will not continue to cover Donald Trump’s run for president. Not that we do not like him, but we, like other media outlets, have been taken in by the day after day shenanigans of this guy. Sometimes we work so... Read more
SEPTEMBER 23 ANCESTRY.COM – Get Started at CCPL – Central Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Register at library.chesterfield.gov FROM A RICHMOND STREETCAR: THE HARRIS STILSON PHOTOGRAPHY COLLECTION. Streetcar driver Harris Stilson’s great-granddaughter, Kitty Snow, will share some of Harry’s photos and stories. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.... Read more
Historic Convoy Rolls Through Chester
A collector of military vehicles and a member of MVPA (Military Vehicle Preservation Association) local resident, Lee Holland, joined members last weekend re-tracing the route of the historic Military convoy of 1920 along the BankHead Highway from Washington D.C. to San Diego California. Holland joined the MVPA 2015 Convoy... Read more
Parents of swimmers want to take Chesterfield high school athletics one step further. They want to set up swim teams or clubs that would represent each high school in the county. The mission is, “We believe high school swim teams will encourage fitness, self confidence, discipline, team work and... Read more
Chesterfield County Public Schools has two free apps to help students, parents and the community easily access information about career and technical education and about breakfasts and lunches in school cafeterias. Career and technical education A new app is available for career and technical education in Chesterfield County Public... Read more
Parents and teen drivers are invited to the Come Home Alive safe driving program. With the goal of reducing car crashes and saving lives, the program brings together parents, students, school officials, law enforcement representatives and community members. Stressing the influence that parents have on teen drivers, Come Home... Read more
Faulkner’s Colonial Journey
Over summer vacation, Matoaca High AP language and composition students had the opportunity to read “Waterwalk: A Passage of Ghosts” by Steven Faulkner. Described by Goodreads as “a poet with a sense of humor, Faulkner brings the majestic American heartland to life in one of the finest books ever... Read more
I made it through the first week of school. My darling girl bounced happily onto the bus that first day of kindergarten and never looked back. I, of course, was having an internal war that rivaled the most bloody and violent thing you have ever seen. The night before... Read more
Effective immediately, the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia (CHSV) announces the re-opening of its Museum Gift Shop in historic Magnolia Grange featuring a free gift with purchase in September and a special discount sale in October. Throughout September, the gift shop will feature local products including raw honey, goat’s... Read more