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December 7, 2014 - 11:00am

Bird teacher is CCPS Teacher of the Year

L.C. Bird High School’s Dr. Nancy Hoover was recently named the 2011 Teacher of the Year for Chesterfield County Public Schools.

Ecoff class goes nuts for reading

As a reward for reading more than 750 books, Marianne Lyon’s third-grade class at Ecoff Elementary School enjoyed lunch with a squirrel last week.

Class teaches students with autism the language of music

Chester resident Julia Boltz, a Richmond native who’d recently returned to the area from Norfolk, was scanning employment ads online when she came across one that caught her eye.

Police Blotter: June 16, 2010

ORIOLE AVE 6/06 Grindall Creek Park. Miscellaneous property was reported stolen from the victim’s unlocked, 1999 Chevrolet Tahoe. A pressure washer was also missing from the victim’s yard.

Police seek woman who stole two area donation containers

Someone stole Muscular Dystrophy Association collection boxes from two area 7-Eleven stores, and the Chesterfield/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to help law enforcement identify the suspect.

Keep your dogs cool this summer

Chesterfield County Animal Control recently released the following information on how hot weather can be dangerous for dogs...

Weekly Calendar

Wednesday, June 16
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Presentation. 2:30 p.m. Dunlop House Assisted Living Facility, 235 Dunlop Farms Blvd., Colonial Heights. Chris Walters, of the Dinwiddie Extension Office, will give the presentation, which is free and open to the public. Details: Jennifer, 520-0050.

Chester Rotary Club Meeting. 7:30 a.m. Wild Rose Café, Chester Square.

Cornerstone Business Builders Meeting. 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Salem Baptist Church. Details: 748-5533.

High-speed rail study complete, next hearing on July 21

It all hinges on funding, when we get the money and how much, said Christine Fix, rail planning coordinator for Virginia’s Department of Rail and Public Transportation (DRPT). Fix was one of two speakers at the May 27 Chester Community Association (CCA) meeting. She spoke to about 50 area residents interested in the impact of high-speed rail on those adjacent to the CSX railroad tracks where the new trains will run. Links to more information included.