April 22, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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The Piano Man

Seniors can’t get enough of popular pianist Michael Edwards

If you’re a resident of Elmcroft of Chesterfield, there’s a good chance that you circle the first Saturday of each month on your calendar to remind you of pianist Michael Edwards’ concerts. More...

Crime Watch

ATM rigged to steal users’ account info

In the digital age, you might be a victim of a crime without even knowing it: A “skimmer” device, designed to steal users’ account information and PIN numbers, was found on an ATM at a bank in the 12500 block of Jefferson Davis High More...

Opinions

Digital learning – at your local library

This April marks the 30th anniversary of School Library Month. The first national observance kicked off with a ceremony on the steps of the U.S. More...

Dominion bill will be costly

How often do you pay a bill without reviewing it? I bet that the answer is rarely – for most of us. So why does state Sen. Frank Wagner expect Chesterfield residents to pay bills without anyone reviewing them? More...

Songs for Seniors

A talented pianist who trained under Russell Wilson, the principal pianist for the Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Michael Edwards is gaining celebrity status in the county – particularly among seniors. See story page 14. More...

Driving the Economy

New gizmos, cheaper gas fueling an uptick in new car sales

The sales cubicles are busy at Sheehy Ford on Midlothian Turnpike. Car buyers and agents are busy checking over deals. The lot is so packed with new and used vehicles that parking is tight. More...

News

’Tis of Tree

What to see (and plant) for Arbor Day

Friday is Arbor Day, which means that trees are again in the national spotlight.The state of trees in Chesterfield is quite good, according to T. More...

County faces potential lawsuit over Route 10 road project

The Board of Supervisors last week denied a $7.5 million claim by the Pennsylvaniabased contractor hired to widen U.S. Route 10 east of Interstate 95, an action that clears the way for potential litigation. More...

Supervisors cautiously endorse Ettrick plan, sans funding

With its unanimous approval of the Ettrick Special Area Plan last week, the Board of Supervisors ensured that the county will have a role in guiding revitalization of the aging village adjacent to Virginia State University. More...

Loose Ends

Forget-me-notes

It is time for me to accept the fact that I no longer can depend on memory nudges like writing down someone’s phone number on the back of a receipt and expecting to remember why I wrote it down two days later. More...

Calendar

Calendar

Thursday, April 23 Chesterfield Council on Aging monthly meeting, 9 a.m., Lucy Corr Village, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd. Bob Brown from Bliley’s Funeral Home will discuss the facts of funeral planning. Free. Registration recommended. More...

New firehouse opens

Dedication and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Sunday, April 26, 2 p.m., Harrowgate Fire Station No. 21, 16901 Harrowgate Road. More...