February 25, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Crash claims life of mother of three

A mother of three was killed last week in a single-vehicle crash that her 3-year-old daughter survived with minor injuries. Police said a 2002 Ford Explorer was traveling in the 15400 block of Genito Road around 2 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 21. More...

Crime Watch

Police plan conference on preventing construction thefts

Regular Crime Watch readers know that items like the following are all too frequent around Chesterfield County: • Miscellaneous items were reported stolen from a construction site in the 13000 block of Ramblewood Road – an industrial area More...

Opinions

School custodians play important role

I often read the articles in the paper or listen to topics on the radio that relate to Chesterfield County Public Schools. More...

What’s in a northern accent?

A statement associated with the story “Police warn of fake officer seeking donations” [Feb. 11] appears to need some clarification. More...

Correction

A story in the Feb. 11 edition about legislation exempting Dominion Virginia Power from regulatory reviews of the rates it charges customers for electricity incorrectly characterized the source of the proposal. The bill was drafted by state Sen. More...

Just a peep? Experts say voyeurs can turn violent

Chester case one of few and far between

More often than not, they go unnoticed. They peer into windows to catch a glimpse of their unsuspecting victims. It’s almost always sexual in nature, experts say, and potentially much more dangerous than even the victims might suspect. More...

The Shoulder Burden

Accident highlights deadly conundrum: how to make roads safer for cyclists

It was a sight no parent ever should have to see. More...

News

Police surveillance devices stir new debate over privacy

Called StingRays or Hailstorms, the devices are roughly the size of an attaché case. More...

Pet Savers to hold Adopt-a-Thon

Metro Richmond Pet Savers will hold a St. Patrick’s Day Adopt-a-Thon on Saturday, March 12, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Petco store in West Chester Center, 349 Perimeter Drive, Midlothian. For more information, call 379- 6822. More...

Rayon of Hope: Lessons in renewal on Jeff Davis

Rayon Park just may be eastern Chesterfield’s best-kept secret. Unlike many well-heeled communities in the county’s northwest quadrant, there’s no sign or lush landscaping welcoming visitors at the entrance to the neighborhood. More...

Loose Ends

February freeze

I have always maintained that March is the longest month of the year. My expectations are high for spring to show up in March, but year after year it gets lost along the way. More...

Calendar

Book exchange

Thursday, Feb. 26 More...

In the Spotlight

Family Book Swap, Saturday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Bon Air Library, 9103 Rattlesnake Road. Swap a gently used book for one you haven’t read and learn how libraries use the Dewey Decimal System to keep books organized. More...

What’s happening Elsewhere

Thursday, Feb. 26 More...

Real Estate Briefs

Lack of major deals hampers commercial market in 2014

Sales of commercial real estate slowed in Chesterfield last year following the county’s best year since the recession. More...

Chesterfield County real estate transfers

BRM BATH 1/2 BATH SQ FT PRICE ASSESSED OAKTON 9605 BEACH RD 3201539$78,153$150,600 OLD BUCKINGHAM FOREST 12100 DEERHURST DR 4201300$154,000$149,6 More...