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Sweet, seasonal comfort: Deep-fried apple hand pies help warm the home and push winter’s cold away - Chesterfield Observer

PHOTOS BY JENNY MCQUEEN Most of us have a favorite dessert this time of year. If I am craving a sweet treat with the cold temperatures and short days, it will be distinctly different than the warm summer months. Desserts at this time of year offer warm comfort, nostalgia and, almost always, at least a

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Mail call - Chesterfield Observer

I am trying to figure out my mail – not email, though I’m sure if I think long enough I can come up with a dozen questions about that. This is the mailbox at the end of the driveway mail. I don’t think I get as much as one piece of personal mail a month

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Rough rides on CCPS buses: Chesterfield parents tell how the trend of understaffed school systems has come to their doorsteps - Chesterfield Observer

Parents speaking to the Chesterfield Observer have noted consistent late arrivals of school buses to pick up and drop off their children, and some complain they've had to drive students to school rather than wait for a late bus. ASH DANIEL Awful is the word that comes up again and again when parents talk about

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Crime Watch 11/23/2022 - Chesterfield Observer

The following is a sampling of crimes recently reported to the Chesterfield County Police Department. Arch Hill Drive – Vandalism was reported at Rise Up Group Home sometime before 12 p.m. on Nov. 11. Autumnleaf Drive – A handgun was stolen from a residence in the 5300 block sometime before 6:05 p.m. on Nov. 13.

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Racing expert: New speedway price tag could run $10-15M - Chesterfield Observer

At its Nov. 16 meeting, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors welcomed the new Midlothian District representative, Mark Miller, right. ASH DANIEL In its second-to-last meeting of the year, the Chesterfield County Board of Supervisors received a number of department updates reporting strong county performances in terms of financial health and tourism, and the board

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Calendar 11/23/2022 - Chesterfield Observer

HENRICUS HISTORICAL PARK Friday, Nov. 25 Drop in: Table Tennis, noon-3 p.m., Stonebridge Recreation Center, 230 Karl Linn Drive. Drop in to play some table tennis, all different levels welcome. Free. 804-768-7885/information, chesterfield.gov/parks “Elf the Musical Junior,” 7 p.m. through Nov. 27, Tomahawk Creek Middle School, 1600 Learning Place Loop. CharacterWorks presents this fun holiday

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Chesterfield police arrest bank robbery suspect - Chesterfield Observer

Police have arrested a man who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 10831 Midlothian Turnpike at about 2:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 9. No one was injured during the incident. Police said the suspect approached a teller demanding money. No weapon was displayed during the robbery, but the suspect indicated he had a

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Chesterfield Observer - 2022-11-16

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Creatures of habit - Chesterfield Observer

Change is one of those funny things that has several meanings and deep implications. One member of our family is having a terrible time with change – the time change. Our kitty’s body says it’s 6 p.m. and the clock says it’s only 5 p.m. So she starts asking for her dinner about 4:30, as

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No brew before its time: Chester couple hits all the bases at Three Leg Run - Chesterfield Observer

Steve Clayton, along with his wife Melissa, began crafting beer and wine at home in the early 2000s. After a two-year pandemic-related delay, they began making the beverages on-site at Three Leg Run Brewery Winery Meadery in Chester earlier this year. ASH DANIEL Timing is everything. Ask Steve and Melissa Clayton, the Chester couple who