What’s happening Elsewhere

Thursday, July 21 “The Golden Goose,” 10 a.m., The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn, 1601 Willow Lawn Drive, Richmond. This Brothers Grimm tale shows that nobility and kindness prevail even in the stickiest of situations. For ages 3 and older. Continues through Aug. 7. $12-$16. 282- 2620, va-rep.org. Flowers After 5, 5-9 p.m., Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., […]

Gun ad was over the top

The Chesterfield Observer is a true asset to our community as it provides a forum on local issues and includes information in a timely manner. As a person who feels gun safety (or the lack thereof) is a major community issue, and national issue, I was shocked to see the full page ad appearing in the June 29 issue paid […]

Demolition work

My other half loves it when I watch these flip-the-house shows. They have such great ideas, and many of them could be incorporated into our house. Just the other day I told him our house was perfect for that “Let’s tear that wall down so we have greater visibility through the kitchen” plan. He just looked at me and shook […]

Ruth’s Chris wins national wine award

Ruth’s Chris Steak House has received an award of excellence from Wine Spectator. The magazine’s annual awards highlight restaurants around the world that offer the best wine selections. This is the sixth year that Ruth’s Chris, 11500 Huguenot Road, Midlothian, has appeared on the list. This year, the restaurant was recognized for its selection of California and international wines. Its […]


Shark Tales

Thursday, July 21 Chesterfield Triad, 9-10:30 a.m., Southminster Presbyterian Church, 7500 Hull Street Road. Kimberly Rideout, fire and life safety educator with Chesterfield Fire & EMS, will present a program on trains and train track safety. Open to all seniors and senior-interested groups. Free. Debbie Leidheiser, 768-7878, leidheiserd@chesterfield.gov. Teacher Workshop: Agriculture Through the Centuries, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Henricus Historical Park, […]


NOTICE OF SUBSTITUTETRUSTEE SALE225 Goodward Road,Richmond, VA 23236 By virtue of the power and authority contained in a Deed of Trust dated February 27, 2004, and recorded in Deed Book 5624, Page 696 and a Loan Modification recorded on March 25, 2013 in Deed Book 10125, Page 0825, in the Clerk’s Office for the Circuit Court for Chesterfield County, VA, […]

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Publix skips over Chesterfield in takeover of Martin’s

As the Richmond area’s grocery wars continue, another battle has been won and lost; last week, Florida-based chain Publix announced that it would take over 10 local Martin’s Food Markets. Only one of those locations is located in Chesterfield: the store at 13700 Hull Street Road in the Harbour Pointe Village shopping center. Publix largely avoided Martin’s stores south of […]

Children need diversity in books

I’m a first year parent in Chesterfield public schools. I’ve read the article in the Chesterfield Observer regarding parents calling out the summer reading list [“Parents call out summer reading lists: ‘vile, nasty,’” June 22 issue]. I’m writing to express my concerns. The books mentioned as “trash” in the article were titles by African-American authors such as Coe Booth and […]