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Pool facility vandalized

A local pool facility was vandalized in Chesterfield County, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to help police solve the case.

Vehicle overturns on Route 288

Traffic quickly began to back up on the Route 288 overpass at the eastbound Route 10 exit on Oct. 6 at 3:05 p.m., after a motor vehicle crash. Fire and medical personnel from Airport, Bensley, Dale and Dutch Gap fire stations along with county police and Virginia State Police were dispatched to the crash.

Police blotter

9/30 11:30 a.m. - Maltreatment of/Cruelty to Animal

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, October 10
Shepherd’s Center of Chesterfield Adventures in Learning Fall classes.  9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St.
Details: 706-6689.

Technology Class: MS Excel. Central Library. 10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Register by calling 748-1603.

Early Literacy Story Times. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
No registration required.

Bilingual Spanish-English Story Times. Meadowdale Library. 7 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. No registration required.

Thursday, October 11

Vice President Joe Biden campaigns at Fairgrounds

With less than 50 days until election-day, Vice President Biden traveled to Chesterfield on Tuesday, Sept. 25, to deliver remarks at a grassroots event at the Exhibition Hall on the Chesterfield County Fairgrounds.

Teacher by day, gamer for fun

He started playing the games as a young boy. They are board games with models, but not like Monopoly.

School Board completes a plan for the future  

The Chesterfield County School Board (CCPS) last week voted to accept recommended changes to its facilities plan. The new plan, which will become part of Chesterfield’s countywide comprehensive plan, indicates which schools will be revitalized, replaced and where new schools could be located.

Civil War trust honors battlefield advocate

On Sept. 20, the Civil War Trust, the nation’s largest battlefield preservation organization, recognized Chesterfield County’s George L. Fickett, Jr, as one of the two outstanding advocates for the protection of historic sites with its Chairman’s Awards for Excellence, recognizing the recipients’ “tangible contributions to the love and appreciation of history in their communities that will stretch far beyond our lifetimes,” according to Chairman Henry E. Simpson.