Winchester Green expansion gets approval recommendation
164 income-restricted housing units targeted for 2022 The Chesterfield Planning Commission unanimously recommended approval for an expansion of the Winchester Green development on Dec. 17.  The developer, John Bolton, requested a rezoning from R-7 to R-MF for 164 multi-family housing units. He plans to build 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments.... Read more
‘Get involved’ was retiring supervisor’s mantra
After 12 years as Bermuda District Supervisor, Jaeckle to retire Next month will be the first time in 12 years that the Honorable Dorothy Jaeckle will not take a seat at the dais in the public meeting room. Earlier this year, Mrs. Jaeckle decided not to run for reelection... Read more
Christmas Mother Auction raises over $50,000
The 13th annual Chesterfield-Colonial Heights Christmas Mother Live/Silent Auction took place Nov.16 at the Cultural Center of India.  The event brought in over $50,000 for the Christmas Mother program.  The auctioneer, Wayne Covil of television station WTVR, made the evening’s bidding a festive affair.  The guests enjoyed delicious heavy... Read more
The Hello Girls

The Hello Girls

Community November 27, 2019

The Country Club of Petersburg hosted a private screening of the documentary “The Hello Girls,” Saturday, Nov. 16.  Directed by James Theres, “The Hello Girls” is an award-winning documentary that sheds light on the women soldiers of World War I, who expertly operated the telephone switchboards under Gen. John... Read more
Postcard show coming to JTCC Friday and Saturday
Those interested in history, art, genealogy, architecture, antique cars, advertising, foreign travel, and anything in between, are invited to the newly renovated Nicholas Center at John Tyler Community College for the Old Dominion Postcard Club’s 42nd annual show and sale. Show times are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday... Read more
The world is their oyster!
Chester residents Jerry Chambliss, Brenda Andrs and Cindy Harrison took a break at the Urbanna Oyster Festival, which was Nov. 1-2, to catch up on some local news. A great time was had by all. Read more
Former county building repurposed for bank
Chesapeake Bank recently held a ground-breaking at their new Chesterfield location, 10000 Courtview Road. The building formerly was used by the state Department of Motor Vehicles and the county Risk Management Department. Pictured from left are Tommy Adams, Elizabeth Ditsler, Cheryl Norton and Kimberly Neal. (Courtesy photo) Read more
Combat Challenge competitors
Chesterfield firefighters Bebhinn Rae, Lisette Fuentes, Danielle Drinnon, Kendall Litchfield and Audrey Baise competed in the World Firefighter Combat Challenge in Montgomery, Ala. from Oct. 21-26. Read more
Fine arts center
Workers were recently working on the Baxter Perkinson Center for the Arts in the Chester Village Green. Work is scheduled to last 14 months with a target completion date of fall 2020. (Caleb M. Soptelean photo) Read more
Caught reading the Village News
Shirley Turner and her daughter, Shiree Parnell, were recently caught reading the Village News at El Patron Mexican restaurant. (Paige Tucker photo) Read more