With July 4 coming, it is important to discuss how we can and cannot celebrate the holiday. The Fireworks Regulations page of the Chesterfield County website states: “The sale, possession, and use of fireworks by anyone other than a licensed and permitted fireworks professional is prohibited by the Chesterfield... Read more
VN in the Caymans
Cathy and John Kirkland recently visited Grand Cayman Island. They enjoyed snorkeling and reading the Village News in the shade of a palm tree. Read more
Nosbisch gets architectural award
Chester resident Kate R. Nosbisch was recently recognized with the President’s Medal for Distinguished Service from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. She is pictured above receiving the award from the organization’s president, David L. Hoffman. He commended each of this year’s 12 recipients for their commitment to... Read more
Hello and welcome back to the wonderful of the Dogpound where we are celebrating the red, white and blue. We have reached the halfway point of the year, and we have everything to celebrate. I know the news is full of this complaint and that finger pointing, but we... Read more
Arts center on the way
“What a beautiful day!” With those words, Chesterfield County supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle may have summed up the feelings and thoughts of those who attended a groundbreaking ceremony for the Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts on Monday morning. The light at the end of the tunnel was evident on... Read more
Amin named Chester’s ‘Businessperson of the Year’
P.C. Amin was honored as the Chester Business Association’s Businessperson of the Year last week. In receiving the Snead-Stebbins Award for his efforts to promote business in the Chester area, Amin gave the area high praise. Amin, who immigrated to the U.S. from India, said locals have not given... Read more
The Richmond Brass and Percussion Consort will present its annual “Concert in Honor of America” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 2, at Chester Presbyterian Church, 3424 W. Hundred Road. The Richmond Brass and Percussion Consort is a large brass ensemble made up of trumpets, French horns, trombones, euphoniums, and... Read more
If you have a child in elementary school, I’m sure you’ve heard the rumblings, excitement and complaints that revolve around their limited time outside. Many schools require teachers to stop instruction for a recess. Some allow the loss of recess to be used as a punishment for poor behavior,... Read more
Face published in ‘Chicken Soup for the Soul’
For the last two years, Chesterfield County has held the July Jingle Run at Pocahontas State Park. With festive holiday-themed decorations, fun activities for families and a costume contest, participants are bound to find something that interests them at the annual event. Chesterfield native Melissa Face and her family... Read more
Making an impact: Teams of young people and adults help improve area homes
About 100 youth converged on North Chesterfield last week to help with various projects on six homes in the Jefferson Davis Highway corridor. It was the second year that Impact Mission Camps – a subsidiary of the non-profit Baptist General Association of Virginia – came to the area to... Read more