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Our newest feature allows our readers to page through the Village News just as they were reading it at the kitchen table. Also, it allows readers to search and print the newspapers. Take a look!

Christmas Light Fest: It’s a community affair

There are more than 200,000 lights within feet of each other on the Brenspark Road and the Husting Street neighborhood all because of the “friendly competition” that started some years back in one Chesterfield neighborhood.

Centenarian’s recipe for a long life

Centenarian, Ruth McDaniel Garst Showalter, danced, laughed, bowled and always found time to have fun.

Holiday Feast Dutch Gap Style

Have you ever wondered what it would be like hanging out with some of our community’s finest? On Thanksgiving, I spent a few hours with the brave men at Fire Station 14.

Police Department is centenarian

Chesterfield County took a step back in time recently when the Chesterfield County Police Department celebrated 100 years of service. The year was 1914, November 9.
They conducted a reenactment of the Board of Supervisors action that created the police department a century ago.

Honoring our Veterans: DAV, Keystone team-up and host veterans luncheon

The U.S. flag was proudly displayed to honor our veterans at the sixth annual luncheon honoring local disabled veterans. The event took place last Thursday at the Keystone Antique Truck and Tractor Museum in Colonial Heights.

Big Goals, Bigger Dreams

Nestled in a small community in Chesterfield is a nice home on a nice block. One family on that block heard a calling to help young pregnant girls.

Chester couple wins $2.5 million prize on Virginia Lottery Scratcher

Ed Murray and Tracy Bailey like to set aside a little money for fun. It was that “fun” money that they used to buy a ticket in the Virginia Lottery’s “Right on the Money” Scratcher game. Their ticket ended up winning the game’s $2.5 million top prize.

Larry Grina watercolors on display for two months

On Saturday, the Chester Public Library opened another chapter of it’s two-month series of exhibitions that present the work of local artists. From November 1 to December 29, a collection of twenty watercolor paintings by Chesterfields Larry Grina can be viewed in the main display room of the library.

Social Butterfly: Domesticated diva of Chester

Have you ever wanted to see the inside of someone’s home that you just know is going to be filled with all kinds of wonder? I received an invitation to visit the Crouch home in Hidden Valley Estates. Robin is one of my esteemed Facebook friends.