BENSLEY, Va. – The beat of a Native American drum calling to dancers filled the air, and buckskinned clothed dancers along with a youth in silk regalia and shawl mesmerized the onlooking crowd with their dances Colonial style music and singers transported one in thought to another era in... Read more
CHESTERFIELD, Va. – On Saturday, May 21, the Chester library hosted “Get Your Wheels on the Road,” a bike workshop presented by the Rag & Bones Bicycle Cooperative of Richmond. A volunteer-run shop, located in Scott’s Addition, Rag & Bones offers workshops and public tools, sells affordable bikes, and... Read more
The courtship of two Barred Owls began in February on Winfree Street in Chester. After courtship feeding and mutual preening, the Barred Owls settled in a tree hollow of an aged oak tree on Gene and Lynn Alexander’s property at the corner of Winfree and West streets. The Alexanders,... Read more
Chesterfield County, like many local governments, has amazing volunteers, and the county greatly values their contributions. In fiscal 2015, approximately 4,000 volunteers dedicated 142,000 work hours valued at $3.5 million. Because of the tremendous work our volunteers do alongside county employees, Chesterfield is able to provide exceptional services and... Read more
  The jug was phony but the game was real. This weekly penny ante poker game in the kitchen at Wrexham. called Wrexham Hall, was located at Old Centralia and Iron Bridge roads, before Chesterfield Meadows was built and it was moved to Old Wrexham Road. Among these three... Read more
Dark clouds and drizzle did not damper the spirits of hundreds of seniors last week who braved the elements to attend Chesterfield’s Annual TRIAD Senior’s Day. Motorist Assistance Gilbert Lewis provided traffic control and answered questions at his post adjacent to the church driveway and parking lot, he is... Read more
As part of the Chester Community Association’s (CCA) efforts to recognize local businesses for exemplary upkeep of their property, Buckingham Court near the corner of West Hundred Road and Buckingham Street was recently honored with the Orchid Award. Dr. Joe Hillier cared for the property when he opened his... Read more
Nick Hackett is passionate about car racing, he has been navigating race cars since he was thirteen.Now, five years later, it continues to be his passion. Hackett is a young entrepreneur who is a skilled master when it comes to remote controlled race cars. “When I was seven,” Hackett... Read more
The YMCA of Greater Richmond announces that Jamal Riley is the new Executive Director of the Chester Family YMCA. In this role, he will be responsible for leading the Chester Y’s philanthropic initiatives, volunteer and board development efforts and community partnerships. He succeeds Chris Hughes who is assuming the... Read more
After being located at 4607 W. Hundred Rd. for the last 14 years, we had the opportunity to return to our previous location at 11801 Centre St. in the Village Green.  Our new hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Read more