Monsoons postpone park plantings
Monsoons and sidewalk construction delayed the yearly landscaping of Chester Park, at the corner of West Hundred and Chester roads. Brad Peebles, who planted the ornamental plants for the Chester Community Association (CCA) yearly project, said it was just too wet to plant until recently. At one time, the... Read more
Neighbors oppose special events venue
Virginia  Arandall is concerned that a bed and breakfast and special events venue could be approved in her neighborhood. But she is not alone. Other residents in her neighborhood, off Hopkins Road in the in Meadowbrook area, are also concerned. Residents of the Windy Oaks Lane/Sunbeam Road neighborhood are... Read more
Anne’s Big Adventure
World history and human geography teacher Anne Canipe has returned home from San Francisco after a week-long World Project Based Conference in Napa Valley. The R.E.B.  recipient’s story was shared in the Village News June 24 issue detailing how she would be using the $12,000 grant she received for... Read more
Shoosmith Seeks DEQ Permit for Quarry Fill
The folks at Shoosmith landfill are applying for DEQ permission to use the Tarmac rock quarry, once it is completely used up, for additional space to add to their landfill. The quarry could be nonfunctional in a few years once the company takes the last bit of stone they... Read more
James River Contractor Opens New Office
James River Industrial Park officially opened last month with a ribbon cutting ceremony.  James River Contractor will be the first occupant in the 5,000 square foot center that will cater to general contractors and small businesses needing office space. Participating in the ribbon cutting were from left Charlie Hughes,... Read more
Honeywell Breaks Ground on Manufacturing Line in Enon
Honeywell Resins and Chemicals last week announced that it has broken ground on its new nylon resins production line at its Chesterfield manufacturing facility on Bermuda Hundred Road, according to Healthcare Packaging Magazine. The state-of-the-art production line will be the only North American source of key food packaging resins. The... Read more
First Annual Hops in the Park Harvest Festival
Henricus Historical Park has officially unveiled the details of the inaugural Hops in the Park Harvest Festival that will take place on November 14. Together with the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Forestry, MeadWestvaco, The Old Dominion Hops Cooperative and Chesterfield Economic Development, the Henricus Foundation will collectively host... Read more
Jessee Takes First at Archery Competition
Nearly 50 youth archers, ages 8-20, participated in the Junior Olympic Archer Development Club (JOAD) Summer Kick-Off Tournament held recently sponsored by Chesterfield Golden Arrow Archers (CGAA). James Hagen Jessee came in first in the Basic Compound Bowman Male division with a total score of 391 points. Several members... Read more