The Telegraph Business Ticker

Onlyinyourstate.com, a tourism and business promotion website, has named Chester’s Country Girl Diner, 46  Route 103 South, on its list of 15 Vermont diners to visit. Congratulations to Kate Huntington and all the fine folks at Country Girl.

You can see the complete list here.

(But would someone please tell Only in Your State how to spell Reuben as in Reuben sandwich?)

Ron Theissen

Ron Theissen

Skygate Financial, whose owner Ron Theissen has been a longtime fixture in Chester, has moved its offices from Chester to Ludlow, in a building near the Shaw’s Supermarket strip complex. The new address is 211 Main St. Its telephone number remains 802-875-8100.

Also moving is Endless Creations Pottery, the paint-it-yourself pottery shop on Elm Street in Chester.

New space for Endless Creations Pottery.

New space for Endless Creations Pottery.

Owner Melissa Michelle Howe has bought the yellow one-story building at Main and Maple, once home to a Vermont crafts shop, painted it a deep blue and set up several highly workable spaces, especially suitable to her popular ladies nights and Sip N Paint classes.

Howe says, “Now we will have a Party Room, where it will be ready to go for canvas and pottery birthday parties at all times, leaving plenty of space for walk-in business.” She added that “We also feel our business is the type that needs visibility on the main road, and we love the idea of being down in the Main Street district.”

Howe said she’ll be extending hours in the fall to include Sundays. Its telephone number remains: 802-875-2008.

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–Cynthia Prairie

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About the Author: Cynthia Prairie has been a newspaper editor for 30 years, having worked at such publications as the Raleigh Times, the Baltimore News American, the Buffalo Courier Express, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Patuxent Publishing chain of community newspapers in Maryland. She and her family moved to Chester, Vermont in 2004.

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  1. Kathleen Clark says:

    Endless Creations is owned by my best friend. Thanks for highlighting her in the Telegraph. Unfortunately, you have her name wrong in the article.
    Her name is Melissa Howe, NOT Michelle.
    Perhaps you could publish a clarification.
    Thank you.