Crime Watch 12/5/2018

The following is a sampling of crimes recently reported to the Chesterfield County Police Department. Afton (Fox Run Drive) – Cash and other property were stolen when a residence in the 9300 block was burglarized sometime before 9 a.m. on Nov. 20 with entry gained through a rear door. Bayhill Pointe (Longfellow Drive) – Cash and other property were stolen […]

Three assaulted by knife-wielding student at L.C. Bird High

A 15-year-old girl was arrested on Nov. 29 after displaying a knife and assaulting three people at L.C. Bird High. According to police, it was reported that three juvenile females had planned to fight. Before the fight began, one of them, a 15-year-old girl, displayed a knife with a blade measuring roughly 4 inches. A school employee took the knife […]

Letter: Serving county veterans an honor

Thank you for the excellent article “The Unforgotten: County celebrates Veterans Day, 100-year anniversary of WWI,” by Ben Orcutt in the Nov. 14 issue of your paper. Led by volunteers of the Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia, working closely with representatives from 15 different county departments, this commemoration on Sunday, Nov. 11, was the culmination of three years of research, […]

2018-12-05 E-Edition

Planning commission seeks to improve public engagement

Even after attending three community meetings on the proposed Summit at Magnolia Green senior facility, Planning Commissioner Craig Stariha was no closer to knowing whether most residents of the Matoaca District supported or opposed the project by the time the zoning case came before the Chesterfield County Planning Commission on Nov. 20. Despite the county and the developer sending out […]


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Elsewhere Calendar 12/5/2018

Events surrounding Chesterfield

THURSDAY, DEC. 6 GardenFest for Fidos, 5-10 p.m., Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., Richmond. Leashed dogs can enjoy the holiday lights with their owners. $2 suggested pet admission benefits the Richmond SPCA. $13/ adults, $11/ages 55 and older, $8/ages 3-12, free/ under age 3. 262-9887, lewisginter.org FRIDAY, DEC. 7 Marketing seminar, 5-7 p.m., Bookpeople, 536 Granite Ave., Richmond. […]

Calendar 12/5/2018

Events in Chesterfield

THURSDAY, DEC. 6 Brandermill Region Men’s Club monthly meeting, 9:15 a.m. refreshments, 10 a.m. meeting, Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway. David Potter, community recreation manager for Chesterfield County Department of Parks and Recreation, will discuss the department and the programs offered. Nonmembers and ladies welcome. 744-3078, brmcva.org Collecting and Preserving Your Family History, 11 a.m., Chesterfield County Museum, 6813 Mimms […]

On watch

Fly-by fashion

One lady looked remarkably like her little Yorkie, freshly coiffed, nails painted and wearing lots of sparkly jewelry, though the dog’s jewelry was a collar, not rings and bracelets. The French poodle’s owner didn’t look a thing like her dog and neither did the Great Dane’s, though that one was clearly labeled a service dog. You would think this was […]