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County planners still scrutinizing plan to classify vape retail shops - Chesterfield Observer

ASH DANIEL For at least a month or so, it seems the question has lingered: Is a vape shop the same as a convenience store? Chesterfield County Planning’s Sept. 22 work session returned to the issue of exactly how to categorize businesses that sell nicotine vapor and tobacco products. At issue is how to address

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Nerd or not - Chesterfield Observer

I took it as a compliment when a friend of my son’s referred to me as a plant nerd. I know I am, of course. I love plants of most kinds. Not so crazy about poison ivy though. I thought I would look up the meaning of nerd in my 1989 paperback Merriam-Webster Dictionary, and

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Building capacity: Dominion’s partnerships with VSU and VCU work to guide more minority students toward STEM industries - Chesterfield Observer

Benedict Uzochukwu, chair of applied engineering technology at Virginia State University, sits with Sekai Clayton, a student at Virginia Commonwealth University. The professor and the student participate in a partnership between Dominion and the two universities to guide more minority students toward science, technology, engineering and math careers. ASH DANIEL Two innovative partnerships are at

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October Business Planner - Chesterfield Observer

SEPTEMBER 29 Women’s Business Council ConnectHER Conference, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Doubletree Koger Center, 1021 Koger Center Blvd. This event is a celebration of women who have given their time and expertise to grow local businesses. The event includes a motivational keynote speaker and lunch. $65/members, $75/nonmembers. 804-748- 6364, chesterfieldchamber.com OCTOBER 7 Chesterfield Chamber Legislative Breakfast,

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New imaging now available at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center - Chesterfield Observer

BON SECOURS ST. FRANCIS MEDICAL CENTER A new, state-of-the-art open MRI is now available to patients at the Imaging Department at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center. This new imaging equipment is the only open MRI available south of the James River, and it’s one of only two available in the region. This technology provides

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A delicious tradition: This simple, custardy crepe will make any breakfast – or dinner – a special occasion - Chesterfield Observer

PHOTOS BY JENNY MCQUEEN Some dishes don’t need to be originally created to be special. Some dishes have been around for generations, enjoyed across continents for years, used to create memories around the table. While these dishes are oftentimes a dinnertime feast, my family had breakfast Dutch Babies to mark the most special and exciting

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This old guitar: Far from his Los Angeles rock band days of the 1960s, luthier Hector Trevino brings seasoned skills to the art of fixing musical instruments - Chesterfield Observer

In his 20s — during the 1960s — luthier Hector Trevino played in Southern California rock bands that opened for acts such as Frank Zappa and Bo Diddley. Trevino, owner of Guitar Nutz, repairs instruments at a workshop within Midlothian Music, formerly Jack Ryan Music. ASH DANIEL When Hector Trevino turned 50, he reflected on

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Same goal, new approach: Adjusting to economics of recycling, Chesterfield County turns collection service over to private waste haulers - Chesterfield Observer

Chesterfield County began its residential recycling service in 1991 through the Central Virginia Waste Management Authority, which contracts Tidewater Fibre Corporation to collect and process the materials at its Chester facility. ASH DANIEL The writing was on the wall a year ago when Chesterfield County raised the annual fee that 62,000 households pay to have

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CCPD earns accolades for safety, leadership, more - Chesterfield Observer

CCPD CHIEF COL. JEFFREY KATZ The Chesterfield County Police Department racked up some impressive recognition on the state, national and international levels among peer organizations in September. The Virginia State Police named the CCPD the top department in the state for its efforts to combat auto theft, among all agencies serving populations of more than

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Chesterfield Observer - 2022-09-28