What's Up: Upcoming Events

July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Police: Holiday traffic enforcement this week

Police will conduct holiday drunken driving patrols, checkpoints and red light enforcement operations throughout Chesterfield County beginning Monday, June 30, and continuing through the Fourth of July and the weekend.

Police blotter

CHESTER FOREST LN (8600 block) 06/24/2014 7:15 p.m. - Unknown suspect/s entered unlocked rear door to residence and took money and miscellaneous items.

Weekyl calendar

Fourth of July Celebration. Celebrate our independence with a spectacular fireworks display at dark! The event includes activities. Bring chairs. Chesterfield County Fairgrounds, 10300 Courthouse Rd. 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Saving each other: One rescue dog’s story of love & hope

Heather O’Brien still remembers the day that Athena came into her life in Tucson, Arizona where she and her then husband were working for a construction company.

Chinese company to invest $2 billion in Chesterfield

Shandong Tranlin Paper Co. Ltd. will be building a $2-billion manufacturing plant off of Willis Road in eastern Chesterfield. The paper plant is expected to employ 2,000 people by 2020.

Bike, ped, P&R master plan

The Chester YMCA was the third of six stops on Chesterfield’s Parks and Recreation tour of the County to get input on the communities Bike and Pedestrian Plan, as well as, the department’s Master Plan.

Parks and Recs considers cutting school maintenance costs

The grass is mowed, the bushes are cut and the ballfields maintained; not by the schools but by Chesterfield’s Parks and Recreation department. But Parks and Recs does not mow for free. Chesterfield County Public Schools transfers about $1.8 million to Parks and Recs to recover their costs.

The sounds, sights and tastes of India

The two-day “Taste of India” festival showcased, in addition to the delicious and spicy food varieties of the Indian subcontinent, the views of colorful dancers and the capturing sounds of Bollywood music.