Ditching the costumes

I consider my age when I make a lot of decisions these days. Anything with a lot of bending and lifting is out. So is anything that involves getting up early or going to bed early. I look back on the time when my kids were younger, and I was actively parenting. It wasn’t a verb back then. I loved […]

2019-01-02 E-Edition

Slower residential remodeling growth anticipated in 2019

To hear Leo Lantz tell it, the past four years haven’t given him a moment’s peace. A Glen Allen-based residential remodeling contractor who’s worked in the field since 1989, Lantz runs Leo Lantz Construction Inc., overseeing about 50 to 60 home remodeling projects a year. Like much of the housing industry, times were tough for residential remodelers in the aftermath […]


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The Lineup 1/2/2019

Crime Watch 1/2/2019

The following is a sampling of crimes recently reported to the Chesterfield County Police Department. Courthouse Green (Barrister Road) – Firearms and other property were stolen when a residence in the 6200 block was burglarized sometime before 3:10 p.m. on Dec. 25 with entry gained through a basement window. Grand Summit (Logan Street) – Cash and other property were stolen […]

Elsewhere Calendar 1/2/2019

Events surrounding Chesterfield

THURSDAY, JAN. 3 Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., The Valentine, 1015 E. Clay St., Richmond. Explore the historical context of public monuments in Richmond. Continues through Jan. 20. $10, $8/seniors, free/ under 18. 649-0711, thevalentine.org Petersburg Civil War Roundtable: Return to Bull Run, 7 p.m., Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, […]

Calendar 1/2/2019

Events in Chesterfield

THURSDAY, JAN. 3 Brandermill Region Men’s Club monthly meeting, 9:15 a.m. refreshments, 10 a.m. meeting, Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway. Supervisor Christopher M. Winslow will discuss the state of the Clover Hill district. Nonmembers and ladies welcome. 744-3078, brmcva.org Caterpillar Club, 10-11 a.m. weekly, Pocahontas State Park, 10301 State Park Road. Ages 3-5 will enjoy a series of experiential learning […]

As county seeks to lure new development and rein in sprawl, political upheaval looms

Kevin Carroll waits patiently in the back of the county’s dimly lit public meeting room. It’s Dec. 18 and the Chesterfield Planning Commission is tying up loose ends prior to the county government’s holiday hiatus. As the five commissioners wrap up a day of meetings that began with a sparsely attended morning work session, by 6 p.m., a week before […]