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Early Literacy Story Times. Chester Library, 10:30 a.m.- 11 a.m.; Enon Library, 10:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Chesterfield’s part in American Independence

On 1832 June 7, Congress enacted pension legislation extending benefits more universally than under any previous legislation. This act provided for full pay for life for all officers and enlisted men who served at least two years in the Continental Line – the state troops or militia, the navy or marines.

Board votes to continue cash proffers

Builders and developers will continue to pay cash proffers for the next year. Proffers pay for the impact that new homes have on infrastructure such as schools, transportation, libraries, public safety and parks and recreation.

It’s a hand-up, not a hand-out

It’s 8:30 a.m. and a buzz of activity was taking place around Foster Hall on the Virginia State University (VSU) campus. Shopping carts and recycle buckets were unloaded, freezers and racks were filled, volunteers were given their positions

Mudstock Race at Henricus Park

Getting muddy and wet and having a lot of fun was the way to go at the first annual Henricus Mudstock—A 5kish mud run through Henricus Historical Park.

Arlington National Cemetery: Sacred memory shared

When I worked in a funeral home inquiring friends frequently asked if I had witnessed a funeral that the images were so overwhelming that I could not forget. My answer was always yes.

Boy Scout constructs storage shed for animal shelter

Mathew Young is a Life Scout with Troop 2880 at Beulah Methodist Church. When he saw the remains of a shed that had been recently relocated at the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter, he knew he had found the Eagle Leadership Project he had been looking for. The Shelter was desperate for storage space.