Summer Fun Photo Contest
TO VOTE ON PHOTOS CLICK HERE The Village News Summer Fun Photo Contest is in its second week and has received several entries.  More entries will be publish in the July 15 issue and entries may also be seen on the Village News website at www.villagenewsonline.com. The contest will... Read more
Anderson Sets Sights on Old Dominion
Dating back to last summer, L.C. Bird baseball alum Corey Anderson and his mother Sonya Anderson were not sure if he would be able to take the field this spring due to a herinated disc in his back. The injury likely cost Anderson valuable time to be viewed by... Read more
Kiwanians Honor WWII Vets
They are called the “Greatest Generation”: those who were born early enough to endure both the depression and World War II. Some of those men and women, who have now lived into their late 80s and 90s and fought in WWII, were honored last week by the Kiwanis Club... Read more
Libraries Fill Up the Plate to Feed Local Kids
Chester and Meadowdale libraries are taking part in a groundbreaking pilot program within the county to feed hungry children over the summer. The First Lady of Virginia, Dorothy McAuliffe, the Virginia Department of Health and No Kid Hungry are working together to get Virginia’s kids fed. Virginia libraries across... Read more
Around the World She Goes
Chester resident Anne Canipe boarded a plane to San Francisco on Friday beginning her trek around the world.  Well, almost. Canipe loves to travel and she will be clocking a lot of air miles this summer thanks to a $12,000 grant awarded to her from the R.E.B. Foundation through... Read more
Walking or Riding
As it continues to work on filling the gap of the “Moving Forward… the Comprehensive Plan for Chesterfield,” which includes smaller area plans, the Chesterfield County Planning Department planners are drafting the bicycles and trails facility plan, a Phase II implementation. The draft Bikeways & Trails plan is only... Read more
Jaeckle to Transfer Funds to Landscape Gwaltney Field
Supervisor Jaeckle has requested the Board transfer $6,275 from the Bermuda District Improvement Fund to the Parks and Recreation Department to purchase and install landscaping as part of a landscape improvement project along the fenceline of Gwaltney Baseball Field at Thomas Dale High School. The board can transfer funds... Read more