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MEADOWDALE BL 9/01 Walgreens. The victim and witness were sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot when an unknown suspect approached the vehicle, opened the door and got inside. The suspect displayed a gun and demanded the victim’s money. After receiving the money, the suspect exited the vehicle and left on foot.


Weekly calendar of events beginning September 8, 2010 through September 16, 2010.

Unsung Heroes: Employees help keep water flowing, heat on and children safe

They’re not police officers, rescue workers or firefighters, but, usually behind the scenes and often after hours, they work to keep life running smoothly in Chesterfield. Wilbert Boyd, Jr., a senior labor crew chief in the water distribution’s operations and maintenance section, helps maintain Chesterfield County’s water system. He’s been with the county 13 years.

Jaeckle HSR meetings draw crowd, but lack answers

Three neighbors huddled over a map showing a third rail being added along the CSX rail line in Chester. The Chester Station subdivision residents focused on a thin green line that ran adjacent to the existing rail line and through their backyards.

Supervisors unanimously deny landfill request

After a lengthy public hearing last week, the Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to deny a request from Shoosmith Bros. Inc. that would have allowed the company to bring out-of-state waste into the section of the landfill permitted in 1997.

Ground metal artist to exhibit at Chester Library

Local ground metal artist Steven Lloyd will be exhibiting at the Chester Library this month. His works will be on display throughout the month of September. An opening reception for Lloyd will be held from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 4. The event will be sponsored by the Chesterfield Center for the Arts Foundation.

Area students compete in regional horse show

Area students Caitlin Schoemmell and Alia Fagerburg recently competed at the Southern Regional 4-H Horse Championships in Clemson, S.C., according to information from Julie Grimes. The two represented Classic Equestrians 4-H, led by Gaynor Hay and Andrea Gerhard.

Countdown to ChesterFest: The Chiggers to take stage at annual festival

Between stops at vendor booths and snack stands, ChesterFest attendees can take in performances from a host of entertainment acts, including The Chiggers, a Chester-based band.