What's Up: Upcoming Events

December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

ZIP code solution in works

A host of Chesterfield residents and businesses could soon have the option to switch to Chesterfield-specific addresses.

PC clears way for 54 townhouses

The Planning Commission recently recommended approval of a rezoning that will allow townhouses to replace 48 condominiums planned for land behind Chester’s Walmart.

Property assessments decline for second straight year

The assessed value of all real estate in Chesterfield County declined 3.3 percent during calendar year 2010, according to information from the Chesterfield County Department of Real Estate Assessments.

Chester residents make Dean’s List at Radford

Five Chester residents have been named to the fall semester Dean’s List at Radford University, according to information from the school.

Matoaca Middle student serves at state Senate

For Matoaca Middle School student Nathan Berry, serving at the General Assembly runs in the family.

Stafford Foundation donates $100,000 to VSU

Earl W. Stafford, chairman and chief executive officer of The Stafford Foundation, has donated $100,000 to Virginia State University, a university press release says. Stafford served as the keynote speaker at VSU’s 2010 Fall Commencement.

Weekly calendar

Wednesday, February 2
Board of Zoning Appeals Meeting. 1 p.m. Public Meeting Room, County Administration Building, 10001 Iron Bridge Road.

Thomas Dale High School Jazz Band Winter Concert. 7 p.m. Main campus theatre. $5. Tickets will be available at the door.

Winter Session: Adventures in Learning (AIL) Classes for Seniors. 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. Chester Baptist Church, 4317 School St. Details: 706-6689 or

Samuel Adams winter schooner

On Feb. 1, 1775, just prior to the revolution, Chesterfield representatives to the House of Burgesses in Williamsburg, Archibald Cary, whose impressive home was located at Ampthill, and Benjamin Watkins received a letter of acknowledgement from none other than Boston’s Samuel Adams.