What's Up: Upcoming Events

Marshall Trammell says goodbye to school board and friends

A retirement party is always bittersweet. School Board member Marshall Trammell’s send off was no different. A couple of hundred friends, teachers, school staff members and students stopped by the open house offering best wishes.

Chesterfield ranks in top 10 for 2011 National Night Out

The National Association of Town Watch has released its top award winners for participation in the 2011 National Night Out. Chesterfield County ranked seventh nationally and first in the state among localities with populations of 300,000 or more. Chesterfield County was ranked ninth nationally in 2010.

Tire slashing suspects arrested

Chesterfield County Police have arrested five people, including two juveniles, in connection with tire slashings that occurred in the Stoney Glen, Ashley Forest and Chester Village Green subdivisions last month.

Presquile study ready for review

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) last week announced the release of an environmental assessment for Presquile National Wildlife Refuge. The public will be able to review and comment on the assessment through Dec. 31.

Investiture ceremony for newly elected officials scheduled

An investiture ceremony will be held Monday, Dec. 19, at 4 p.m., to swear in newly elected officials, including four constitutional officers and five Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors members. The by-invitation ceremony will be held in the Chesterfield County Public Meeting Room.

Chesterfield maintains highest ratings for financial management

Chesterfield County officials are proud to announce that the county’s triple A bond rating has been affirmed following an intensive review process by Moody’s, one of the three major rating agencies.

Humble Blessings: New author sees writing as God’s bidding

It all started over a piece of rope, a simple little thing really.

Ettrick ES celebrates 60 days of school

Last Monday, Ettrick Elementary students used the timeline and travelled back in time and celebrated the 60th day of school. “How appropriate that this day should fall in the season of Christmas as we promote Peace on Earth and Goodwill to man,” said Jackie Coffey, first grade teacher at Ettrick.