The Third Thursday concert on June 18 on the Village Green (presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA) will feature Blues Flash, a blues band that plays venues across the region and the state. The band has been together for 10 years, and with its five members cover songs by... Read more
Police Seek Robbery Suspect Police are searching for a man who robbed the Circle K at 2117 Willis Road around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 30. Police said the suspect entered the business, approached the clerk and demanded cash. After receiving cash, the suspect fled on foot. No weapon... Read more
ALDERWOOD WY (33xx block)  06/09/2015 11:15 p.m. – Unknown suspect/s gained entry through rear window and stole property. AUTUMNLEAF DR (54xx block) 06/09/2015 5:00 p.m. – Bicycles reported stolen from residence. BEACHMERE TR (523xx block) 06/08/2015 9:00 p.m. – Electronics reported stolen from vehicle. BIRDBROOK DR (39xx block) 06/08/2015... Read more
The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program is asking for your help this week to solve a shooting case. On the evening of Friday, March 13, a resident in the 5600 block of Handel Court threw a party that lasted into the early morning hours. As the party was... Read more
Armstrong, Mrs. Iris Lee, 84, of North Chesterfield, widow of Eugene Damon Armstrong. Carwile, Mr. Howard “Bo” Hearnes Jr., 59, of Chesterfield. Clere, Mrs. Helen Marie, 63, of North Chesterfield. Cox, Mr. Robert “Bob,” 71, of Chesterfield, a Vietnam War Army veteran, husband of Margaret Richards Cox. Croom, Mr.... Read more
Normally I try to write proactive articles about things that may have happened in the past, but had not happened prior to the writing of my article, hoping to prevent something from occurring. This article is completely reactive to something that happened to my wife and I. My wife... Read more
“A good education is the most valuable gift that no one can take from you,” said Jay M. Ipson, Holocaust history lecturer and co-founder of the Virginia Holocaust Museum. Ipson has lectured to thousands over the last 30 years teaching tolerance through education. The 80-year-old Holocaust survivor’s mission in... Read more
Woman’s Club of Chester installs new officers
The Woman’s Club of Chester held its year-end luncheon meeting at the Half Way House and installed new officers for the 2015-2016 year. The officers are pictured from back row from left: Kellie Benton, Second Vice President; Suzanne Linkonis, President; Doris Fogle, Corresponding Secretary and Gayle Murman, Treasurer. Front... Read more
Chester Community Association gives support to TDHS JROTC
Over the years, the Chester Community Association (CCA) and Thomas Dale JROTC have fostered a relationship through their efforts in the Chester community. The JROTC teams with CCA volunteers to present ChesterFest every year. This year’s ChesterFest will be held on Sept. 26, from 10 a.m. to  5 p.m.... Read more
Chester has come a long way since 1856 when Joseph Snead and Charles Stebbins first began building-up the Chester area as a desirable place to live and get away from the heat of the City of Richmond. In those days the mail came to Chester by train and was... Read more