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Restoration: A flea market find is reborn as a vintage collector’s item

Listening to David Strong’s music is like traveling the back roads of Scotland on the way to a good pub. His expert knowledge of musical instruments travels from building fiddles to repairing guitars, woodwinds and brass.

Ordinance would allow electronic reports from pawnbrokers, others

A pair of proposed ordinances could make life a little easier for some local businesses and the Chesterfield County Police Department.

Legal briefs

At an adjourned meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 28, the Board of Supervisors, in the County Public Meeting Room at the Chesterfield Administration Building, will hold a public hearing on the following matters:

Jaeckle will serve as CPDC vice chairwoman

Bermuda District Supervisor Dorothy Jaeckle will serve as vice chairwoman of the Crater Planning District Commission for the current fiscal year, according to a press release from the commission. Her term became effective July 1.

Chesterfield wins digital survey

Chesterfield County has won the highest national award among counties in the digital-government arena by capturing the Digital Counties Survey 2010, according to a press release from the county.

Visiting the past: Henricus brings 1619 to life in 2010

Thomas Read greets the guests upon their arrival to Ma Lado (Mount Malady) to visit with representatives Thomas Dowse and John Polentine to hear reports on what occurred at Jamestown during the 1619 Assembly and to listen to concerns people may have about the new freedoms and responsibilities they acquired coming to the New World.

County, Shaw Industries, SportsQuest sign agreement

Chesterfield County recently announced the signing of an agreement with Shaw Industries and SportsQuest, LLC, to advance the first phase of a planned $250 million sports-facility project for the region, a county press release says.

Chesterfield to host international teams for Bronco-11 World Series

For the second year, Chesterfield Baseball Clubs (CBC) will host the PONY Baseball Bronco-11 World Series at Harry G. Daniel Park at Iron Bridge. Teams from across the United States, Mexico and the Caribbean will travel to Chesterfield to compete in the tournament, according to information from Gail Hubbard.