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Police ask for help with highway arsons

Police ask for help with highway arsons

Vermont State Police are seeking help in finding the person who set a series of small brush fires yesterday along I-91 in the Brattleboro area. According to police, there were suspicious brush fires at the Massachusetts state line, mile marker 6.25, Exit One, Exit Two and at mile marker 12.8. A person was seen walking […]

Cavendish CCA's calendars still available

Cavendish CCA’s calendars still available

The Cavendish Community and Conservation Association still has copies of its 2016 calendars for sale. The calendars feature colorful pictures of Cavendish scenes, shot by Cavendish residents  chosen by the public in a contest last spring. The calendars are great gifts for Vermont residents or those who wish they were. They are on sale for […]

Police seek suspect in Ludlow bank robbery

Police seek suspect in Ludlow bank robbery

© 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont State Police are looking for a suspect in the robbery of the Heritage Family Credit Union in Ludlow on Monday, Dec. 21. Just before 4 p.m. yesterday, State and Ludlow police responded to the credit union at 198 Main St. in Ludlow for a reported bank robbery.  Based on […]

Grafton company breaks ground on production facility, store

Grafton company breaks ground on production facility, store

Springfield Regional Development Corp. has announced that it has received financing of $877,504 from the Vermont Economic Development Authority to construct a 6,000-square-foot building in Windsor’s Artisans Park, of Route 5. The new facility will be the home of Blake Hill Farm Products Inc. as the production facility for Blake Hill Preserves’ marmalades, conserves, preserves […]

Arts event: Dec. 28: Jazz benefit concert for Cuba music trip

Arts event: Dec. 28: Jazz benefit concert for Cuba music trip

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@www.chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. On Monday, Dec. 28, Main Street Arts will be the […]

SAPA-TV to air 24 hours of ‘Santa Claus Conquers the Martians’

SAPA-TV to air 24 hours of ‘Santa Claus Conquers the Martians’

Springfield’s public access TV station, SAPA TV, invites cable viewers to spent Christmas Day watching the 1964 science fiction comedy film Santa Claus Conquers the Martians, which will run all day on Channel 8. Santa Claus Conquers the Martians is the story of how Santa Claus brings the spirit of giving and togetherness to the […]

3SquaresVT helps seniors eat nutritiously

Many senior citizens are cutting back on their food budgets as expenses rise, but good nutrition is a key factor in lifelong health. To encourage healthy eating, the U.S. Department of Agriculture offers the 3SquaresVT program to help eligible Vermonters buy nutritious food. The benefits come on an EBT card that looks like a debit […]

To the editor: You can help Collaborative combat addiction

To the editor: You can help Collaborative combat addiction

The Collaborative is in the middle of its annual 2015 fundraising appeal. We appreciate our donors so much. They are the reason we are able to host substance free events for young people, educate the community about harmful substances and support working families through our Extended Day Program. Our programs combine education with active alternatives […]

Kurn Hattin honors longtime supporters

Kurn Hattin honors longtime supporters

On Thursday, Dec. 10, John and Carol Hubbard of Walpole, N.H., were the recipients of Kurn Hattin Homes for Children’s Charles Albert Dickinson Award. The annual award, established in 2013, is in recognition of an individual or organization whose philanthropic commitment embodies the mission of Kurn Hattin Homes. Named for Kurn Hattin’s founder, the Dickinson […]

Simple but hearty hash takes the chill off

Simple but hearty hash takes the chill off

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com All I needed to round this hash off was a cup of coffee. It is so crispy, yet moist and the addition of an apple perked up what could be a salty dish. If you want to cut down on the fat, use fat-free broth and drain the bacon, using nonstick […]

Evening hours for Chester Christmas display

Evening hours for Chester Christmas display

© 2015 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Chester Town Clerk Deb Aldrich will be staying late and keeping her office open on Monday, Dec. 21 so kids of all ages can stop by to see Ken Barrett’s annual holiday display. According to Aldrich, the town office, located at 556 Elm St. in Chester, will be open until […]

Weston Select Board meeting for Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

Weston Select Board meeting for Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015

The Weston Select Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22 at Town Offices, 12 Lawrence Hill Road. Below is its agenda. 1. Any Requested Changes to the Agenda 2. Public Comment 3. Derry Sled Dogs 4. Petition Approval in Sequence 5. Audit Engagement Letter 6. Access/Right of Way 7. Town Plan 8. Renewable […]

Police arrest suspect in knife robbery of Cavendish store

Police arrest suspect in knife robbery of Cavendish store

©2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC A 33-year-old Springfield man has been charged with assault and robbery and aggravated assault in the knifepoint robbery of the Cavendish General Store on Monday. According to the Vermont State Police, Joshua Corliss was picked up by Chester Police late last night and taken to the Vermont Police Barracks in Rockingham. […]

Chester Police Log for Oct. 9 to Dec. 7, 2015

Chester Police Log for Oct. 9 to Dec. 7, 2015

© 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC Editor’s Note: The Chester Telegraph Police Log is a sampling of incidents directly from Chester Police reports. We do not identify individual victims of crimes nor those who have been arrested. Thursday, Oct. 19, 1:23 p.m. A man in the area of Trebo and Snell roads told officers that when […]

Grafton boards to hold public hearings on Dec. 21

Prior to the Grafton Select Board meeting on Monday, Dec. 21, two other public meetings will be held. The Grafton Select Board will be holding a public hearing beginning at 5 p.m. at the Grafton Elementary School, 58 School St. in Grafton, to consider the proposed update to the 2008 Town Plan and to provide […]

Grafton Select Board agenda for Dec. 21, 2015

Grafton Select Board agenda for Dec. 21, 2015

The Grafton Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 21 at Grafton Elementary School, 58 School St. in Grafton. Below is its agenda. Public Comment Adopt Agenda Minutes: Dec. 7, 2015 Warrants: Accounts Payable and Payroll Grafton Improvement Association PACIF Insurance (Kim Record) Highway Report Work Schedule Other Highway Issues: SEVEDS/Windham County […]

Knife vs. machete: Cavendish holdup unsuccessful

Knife vs. machete: Cavendish holdup unsuccessful

© 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont State Police are looking for a tan Volkswagen Jetta involved in an armed robbery at the Cavendish General Store this morning. At about 11:40 a.m., a white male approximately 5-foot-10 with a medium build held a knife to the cash register attendant at the store, demanding money. The cashier […]

SBA honors lenders for increased aid to VT entrepreneurs; GMP adds electric vehicle charging station

More than 100 lenders from financial institutions throughout Vermont gathered at the Capitol Plaza in Montpelier last Thursday for the Small Business Administration’s Annual Meeting and Awards event. The event recognized the leading SBA lenders based on total SBA loan volume by dollars and numbers of SBA backed loans made during fiscal year Oct. 1, 2014 […]

Christmas village returns to Chester Town Hall

Christmas village returns to Chester Town Hall

By Shawn Cunningham © 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC After a year’s hiatus and a town office remodeling that gave him more space in which to work, Ken Barrett – Chester’s own Father Christmas – is back creating a spectacle of light and movement, nostalgia and whimsy with his annual Christmas village. It’s like having a […]

State Police incident log for Nov. 5 - Nov. 30, 2015

State Police incident log for Nov. 5 – Nov. 30, 2015

© 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC Editor’s Note: The Vermont State Police incident report is a sampling of incidents directly from Vermont State Police. We do not identify individual victims of crimes nor those who have been arrested. Thursday Nov. 5, Andover – A contractor doing work on East Hill Road reported that while the crew […]

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