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Tractor trailer overturns on Route 288

On Sept. 20 at 1:24 p.m., a tractor-trailer crashed, overturning on Route 288, which resulted in the closing of Route 288/Route 10, exit ramp. Emergency personnel from Airport Fire Station, along with Virginia State Police and county police responded to the crash scene involving the 1996 Mack tractor-trailer.

Police blotter

TWISTED OAK DR – Forest View
9/15 4:00 a.m. – Unknown suspect/s pried lock off shed door. A gas can was removed from the shed and recovered in the yard.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, September 26
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.

Read to Rover. Chester Library. 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. No registration required.

Thursday, September 27
All Chesterfield County Library branches are closed on Thursdays except for Central. Central is open 1 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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.