What's Up: Upcoming Events

A Fest for the rest of us

A little over nine years ago, a small group of Chester residents sat around a table and brainstormed about how to bring the community closer together in light of an expanding population and a citizenry that was becoming busier by the day.

Two no-hitters pitched at BIB Tournament

On Saturday at Shepherd Stadium in Colonial Heights, the $2 cost of admission got attendees about six games of baseball. Much-needed rain descended on the area at the same time as the 53rd annual BIB tournament, and rainouts affected three days worth of games.

A dash though the mud

Nearly 700 runners, plus volunteers, gathered at the base of Henricus Historical Park for the second annual Dauber Dash Saturday. During the five-mile race, which is designed as a fun run, runners faced obstacles along the Dutch Gap Conservation Area trail loop before returning to the 1611 Citie for the final leg of the race.

Help police catch a bank robber

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs the community’s help to identify a man who robbed the Union First Market Bank branch at 11101 Hull Street Road at 3:15 p.m. on Monday, June 21.

Police blotter

IRON BRIDGE RD 8/01 Unknown suspect/s attempted to enter a construction office trailer, but were unsuccessful. The door handles had been removed from the trailer and the window had been knocked out of one of the doors. Two loaders on the construction site had also been vandalized and a lock was removed from a connex storage trailer. Miscellaneous items were stolen from the site.

Weekly calendar

Calendar of events beginning August 11 through August 19

Tijuana wins Bronco-11 World Series, Chesterfield falls in semi-finals

The Second Annual 11U Bronco World Series Championship rolled into Chester this weekend, bringing a few days of fun and baseball to local residents.

Supervisors to revisit streetlight policy

After hearing the details of a proposed revision to the county’s streetlight policy last week, the Board of Supervisors voted to revisit the policy at its Sept. 22 meeting.