As another fatality of the stretched recession, developer Bill DuVal’s approximately 31-acre property at 1265 Second Branch Rd. will be auctioned at the courthouse steps at 10 a.m. on April 11. With $11.2 million in debt and $3.2 in assets, he filed bankruptcy about two-and-a-half years ago.
In last week’s Village News dated April 3, 2013 in an article titled “Committee votes to reduce cash proffers by $7,000” we inadvertently wrote that the Board of Supervisors would consider a reduction in cash proffers during their April 10 meeting. The date should have read April 24, 2013.
The Chesterfield Board of Supervisors (BOS) will consider zoning ordinance amendments and policy of alternative finance institutions (AFI). On November 15, 2012 the Planning Commission voted 5-0 to regulate AFIs. These businesses include: check cashing establishments, motor vehicle title lenders, pawnbrokers, payday lenders, and precious metals dealers.
For the 5th season, Chester Farmer’s Market opened for business last Saturday. Market organizers welcomed over ten vendors and 100s of patrons to the Village Green.
During Saturday’s Confederate History & Heritage Day, members from local groups placed wreaths at the base of the Confederate Monument next to the Historical 1917 Courthouse.
Three local teen bowlers will don aprons and work alongside Howlett’s Tavern employees on Saturday, April 20 from 11 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. taking orders and serving meals to patrons. Guests may leave tips for the teens who serve them.
“Recent Work” by Mary Pedini will be the art exhibit at the Chester Library April 13-May 29. The Chesterfield Center for the Arts will hold an Artist’s Reception on Saturday, April 13, 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. in the Maud Hurt meeting room of the Chester Library.