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Women support Republican ticket at call center

Women were present at the Chester Victory office on Wednesday to rack up a record number of calls in the Fourth Congressional District for Romney/Ryan – Allen – Forbes.

Hey DOGS: Mentoring program gains traction in Chester

“I’ve always tried to help out in schools,” said Teddy Pomerantz, who has been one of Elizabeth Scott’s most active WATCH D.O.G.S. “My big thing is mentoring. I spent 32 years in the military and 22 of those years in recruiting. I wish some of my recruits would have had mentoring like this program.”

Police seek burglary suspect

Police are searching for a male suspect who stole items from Goodwill, 12610 Iron Bridge Rd., on Thursday, Sept. 13.

COMMENTARY: CCPS shame on you

Politics is a nasty business. Those on either side of the ideological fence will do whatever it takes to get elected, even if it hurts their own self-interests. First Lady Michelle Obama requested to speak at one of Chesterfield’s elementary schools last week, but the school board would have nothing to do with it. They blamed “policy.”

Suspicious deaths, stabbing keep police busy

The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating the deaths of two people whose bodies were discovered in the 3000 block of Rycliff Avenue. Police are also investigating a stabbing of two people at a residence in the 4900 block of Brickhaven Drive.

Police investigate abduction

The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating the abduction of the owner of the Raceway gas station located at 5600 Jefferson Davis Hwy.


ChesterFest returns on Saturday, Sept. 22 to celebrate its 11th year providing 11 years of fun, meeting neighbors you haven’t seen in years, shopping for some one-of-a-kind gifts or even something for yourself. It’s all presented by the Chester Community Association (CCA), which shares a birthday with ChesterFest.

Local nurse provides care aboard Project HOPE

Cathy Blaire-Perrine, a nurse from Chester who works at Chippenham Hospital, recently completed a volunteer medical mission with Project HOPE and the U.S. Navy in the West African countries of Liberia and Ghana.