What's Up: Upcoming Events

Thieves steal wallet, go on shopping spree

Two thieves went on a shopping spree after stealing a wallet, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and find them.

Police seek fraud fugitive, hit and run fugitive

Crime Solvers needs your help this week to catch the following two fugitives.

Police applicant testing set for July 14

The Chesterfield County Police Department will conduct police applicant testing on Saturday, July 14. This will be the final test for admission to the February 2013 police academy.

Police blotter

CASTLEWOOD RD 6/10 Known suspect forced entry by kicking in front door and a bathroom door. Suspect then assaulted victim. Nothing reported stolen at this time.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, June 20
Red Cross Web of Hope Knitt/crochet classes. 10 a.m. Chester Baptist Church. 4317 School St. For more information call Angela Guastella at 530-0871 or Linda Southward at 779-3453.

Metro Richmond Zoo - Our Zoo to You. Central Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Register online at or call the library.

Early Literacy Story Times – Summer 2012. Enon Library. 10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. No registration required.

Wheelchair softball to begin at Miracle League Field

A competitive wheelchair softball league will begin this June at the Miracle League Field at the L.C. Bird High School Sports Complex, 10301 Courthouse Rd., Chesterfield. Sportable, a paralympic sport club, is partnering with the Miracle League to sponsor the softball program, which is open to individuals aged five and older with a physical disability.

Hundreds of volunteers spruce up the James

Hundreds of volunteers divided among 13 sites spent last Saturday picking up trash along the James River and several feeder creeks or streams; working through the hot temperatures to make the river a better, cleaner place.

The future of a county step by step

After the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors directed the planning commission to redo the consultant/steering committee draft comprehensive plan, the county’s planning staff and commissioners have settled into a procedure for reviewing the comments made by the public online.