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Civil War site expands with park service grant

A Civil War-related county park has expanded by nearly 15 acres thanks to a $143,400 grant from the National Park Service. More...

Crime Watch

Firearms are a favorite target for thieves

Regular readers of Crime Watch are probably aware that hardly a week goes by without a report of firearms being stolen somewhere in the county, often from unlocked vehicles. More...

Opinions

Letters

Reservoir’s real enemy: hydrilla More...

Feud over judgeships roils bar, legislators

Loupassi: County bar is ‘playing politics’

A member of the county’s legislative delegation blasted the Chesterfield Bar Association on Monday, claiming that its members were “playing politics with the bench” when they deemed three local attorneys “not qualified” More...

One man’s trash…

Troy Webber, president of Chesterfield Auto Parts, has been in the junk business most of his life. More...

News

For richer or poorer, joblessness holds steady in county

Eighteen months after getting laid off as an office manager at a local food-service company, Gary Aberle finds himself in an intractable Catch-22: The longer he searches for work, the harder it is to find a job. More...

Battle plan: Group plots to stop cuts at Fort Lee

Axing 3,600 jobs undermines Army’s ‘mission,’ group says

Local officials are drawing up a battle plan to fight a Pentagon proposal to make deep cuts at the region’s biggest military installation. More...

Henricus holds annual Publick Day event

Henricus Historical Park will commemorate its anniversary during Publick Day, a celebration of the establishment of the second successful English settlement in the New World. Publick Day is Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. More...

Loose Ends

Smarting

Someone declared there would be Mondays every week and they would follow two glorious days of leisure time and house cleaning. At least a decade ago I quit making appointments on Mondays because I would forget to go. More...

Calendar

A conversation about the future of health care in Virginia

Thursday, Oct 2A CONVERSATION ABOUT THE FUTURE OF HEALTHCARE IN VIRGINIA More...

Music festival for kids

diggityFEST4, Sunday, Sept. 21, noon-5 p.m., Westchester Commons, 15786 WC Main Street. More...

Calendar

Thursday, Sept. 18 More...