What's Up: Upcoming Events

Operation Dry Water to crack down on drunk boating, June 22-24

During the weekend of June 22-24, Virginia Conservation Police with the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries (DGIF) will be conducting intensive patrols on the James River, Appomattox River, Lake Anna, Lake Chesdin, Tidewater area and across the state waterways in an effort to deter boating under the influence (BUI).

Circle Oaks: Family invests 12 years in renovation

It sits atop a knoll like a grand ol’ dame. A few creases in her face but soon enough she’ll be back to her old glory. Many remember her fine, portico wrapping her façade.

Concert on the Green

The Fort Lee Army Band wowed area residents at a concert held a week ago on Monday, June 11.

Village News police blotter will expand

The Chesterfield County Police Department on Tuesday, began providing more data in its daily media summary [police blotter].

Location of collapsed building at Village Green could get apartments

Residents of the Village Green community in Chester have been complaining about the remains of a collapsed building site for some years and a solution stands on the horizon.

Plans being made for future Point of Rocks Historial Park

Chesterfield Parks and Rec has indicated that plans are in place for Chesterfield to purchase the original Point of Rocks site, especially significant during the 150 year anniversary of the Civil War, for use as a special purpose park. Special purpose parks preserve and interpret unique historical, cultural and environmental resources.

Strip center proposed

A community group gathered at the office of Cambridge Construction to discuss a strip-center adjacent to the Flagstop Carwash on Iron Bridge Road just south of the Chesterfield Meadows Shopping Center. According to the planning commission report the strip-center is proposed to be 20,000 square feet on 2.4 acres.

150 Mile Central Virginia Bike MS Ride… Completed

With the help of generous friends and family members, Mike Melnyk, a Chester resident, was able to raise more than $4,200 in his recent participation and successful completion of the 150 Mile Central Virginia Bike MS Ride.