Weekly calendar of events beginning September 22 - 30.
As parents walked excited or nervous children to bus stops last Tuesday morning, teachers prepared their classrooms, arranging desks and supplies in anticipation of their newest class’ arrival.
Historically low water levels in Lake Chesdin prompted Chesterfield County to issue mandatory water restrictions for all water customers last week. The restrictions will go into effect Wednesday, Sept. 15.
Once a new travel initiative is implemented, a military convoy that now travels Interstate 95 from Fort Lee to Fort A.P. Hill will be replaced by an Army-owned six- to 10-car passenger train, according to information released by Fort Lee officials.
In the Chester area, near the end of World War II, men with “PW” emblazoned uniforms could be seen working the fields, raising barns and harvesting crops in what was then a mostly rural community.
More than 400 acres of donated land along Swift Creek east of Interstate 95 will likely be the site of Chesterfield County’s fourth conservation area.
At its Sept. 21 meeting, which will begin at 6 p.m. and take place in the Public Meeting Room of the County Administration Building, located at 10001 Iron Bridge Road, the Planning Commission will hold public hearings on the following matters.
For many, a funnel cake, Italian sausage or pile of fresh cut French fries is as much a part of a festival as fun, games and entertainment. This year, ChesterFest will feature veteran vendors with familiar favorites and new booths offering exotic tastes.