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What's Up: Upcoming Events

July 19, 2014 - 10:00am
September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm

Traffic improvements, pedestrian walks

If you walk, you can walk the sidewalk further and safer. If you drive, your trip may be better through Chester due to intersection improvements and the trip may be safer and more pleasant.

Board votes to continue cash proffers

Builders and developers will continue to pay cash proffers for the next year. Proffers pay for the impact that new homes have on infrastructure such as schools, transportation, libraries, public safety and parks and recreation.

It’s a hand-up, not a hand-out

It’s 8:30 a.m. and a buzz of activity was taking place around Foster Hall on the Virginia State University (VSU) campus. Shopping carts and recycle buckets were unloaded, freezers and racks were filled, volunteers were given their positions

Mudstock Race at Henricus Park

Getting muddy and wet and having a lot of fun was the way to go at the first annual Henricus Mudstock—A 5kish mud run through Henricus Historical Park.

Arlington National Cemetery: Sacred memory shared

When I worked in a funeral home inquiring friends frequently asked if I had witnessed a funeral that the images were so overwhelming that I could not forget. My answer was always yes.

Boy Scout constructs storage shed for animal shelter

Mathew Young is a Life Scout with Troop 2880 at Beulah Methodist Church. When he saw the remains of a shed that had been recently relocated at the Chesterfield County Animal Shelter, he knew he had found the Eagle Leadership Project he had been looking for. The Shelter was desperate for storage space.

American Legion Post 284 juniors move up, look to win championship at higher level

Last season the Post 284 Pirates junior team battled successfully. The fruits of their labors were a regular season championship, a legion district championship and then a state championship.

Swimmer aspires to be Olympic athlete

After the eldest sons of Amy and John Bollinger of Chester – J.K. and Tyler – were on the swim team, then three-year-old Cody Bollinger decided he wanted to follow in the footsteps of his brothers.