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Henricus Historical Park kicks off year-long celebration with Publick Days

Members of the Indian group Youghtanund were busy last week at Henricus Historical Park in Chester getting an expanded Indian village area ready for Publick Days.

Way clear for more Village Green apartments

The Board of Supervisors recently approved a rezoning request that would allow up to 65 apartments to be added to Chester Village Green.

Some Parks and Rec programs may have been overpriced

Delayed advertising and higher prices may have hurt participation in some parks and recreation programs this year, a county staffer told the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission last week.

Deputy administrator appointees: One accepts, one declines

The Board of Supervisors recently approved two appointments to fill high-level positions in the county, but one of the appointees has since withdrawn his name from consideration for the position, according to information from the county.

Countdown to ChesterFest: Get ready to hit the trail in the Fest 5K

While many of this year’s ChesterFest attendees are still in their beds, a group of runners will warm up and hit the streets and trails in Chester during the festival’s 5K. The fourth annual race will begin at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25, and registration and packet pick-up will start at 7:15 a.m.

DLA Aviation delivers donated supplies to schools

Defense Logistics Agency Aviation and DLA Installation Support employees delivered 16 boxes of school supplies to three schools in DLA Aviation’s School Partnership Program on Aug. 26, according to information from DLA Aviation.

Local softball team wins championship

Sandlot Softball, a team composed mainly of L. C. Bird High School graduates, recently won the SSAA E World Championships in Fayetville, N.C., according to information from John Herrin.

Local dealership donates money, equipment to area little leagues

Heritage Chevrolet - Chester, one of seven area Chevrolet dealers that partnered with local youth baseball leagues for the 2010 baseball season, raised nearly $23,100 in donations from the dealership and private parties, according to a press release from the business.