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When looking for financial advice, seek a fiduciary

When looking for financial advice, seek a fiduciary

By Kevin Theissen Skygate Financial Group, LLC If you were to stand out on the street and ask a handful of people the meaning of fiduciary and how it relates to financial services, you would likely get a bunch of responses like, “I don’t know” and maybe a few like, “I don’t care.” If you […]

Novelist Catherine Breslin, of NYC and Lower Bartonsville, dies at 80

Novelist Catherine Breslin, of NYC and Lower Bartonsville, dies at 80

Journalist and author Catherine “Cate” Breslin, 80, of New York and Lower Bartonsville, Vt., died July 23, 2016 at the Springfield Rehabilitation Center of complications from brittle diabetes. Born Mary Catherine Breslin on Feb. 22, 1936 in Springfield, Mass., the second of three daughters born to Dr. James Edward Breslin and his wife Adeline Devereaux. […]

Op-ed: MTL holds right to manage its property with Stiles Brook wind project

Op-ed: MTL holds right to manage its property with Stiles Brook wind project

By Jeremy Turner Managing forester Meadowsend Timberlands There has been a lot of debate around the future of a property that is owned by the company I have worked for over the past 20 years, Meadowsend Timberlands.  MTL owns the 5,000-acre tract of land, a small portion of which the Stiles Brook Wind Project would […]

Community events: Sept. 15 through Sept. 22, 2016

Community events: Sept. 15 through Sept. 22, 2016

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. Sept. 15: ‘The Hobbit’ book discussion On Thursday Sept. 15 […]

College News

College News

Castleton University of Castleton welcomes the following students who have recently registered for the fall 2016 semester: Alisha Dykes of Chester; Jared Jackson of Chester; Reilly Knipes of Andover and Cassidy Yrsha of Londonderry   Christine Duke of Weston has enrolled James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Va., for the fall semester of 2016. She is […]

To the editor: Jack Coleman was committed to lifelong learning

To the editor: Jack Coleman was committed to lifelong learning

To the impressive account of John R. Colman’s legacy, one additional aspect of his rich life should be added: his commitment to lifelong learning programs. (Jack Coleman, force behind Chester’s Players Guild, Overture to Christmas, dies at 95, Chester Telegraph, Sept. 9). Jack taught in the I.L.E.A.D. program at Dartmouth College for some years to […]

An explainer: Proficiency education could aid in college admission

An explainer: Proficiency education could aid in college admission

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of TRSU Curriculum Coordinator Michael Eppolito’s series explaining a seismic shift in public education, classroom work and grading that will be implemented throughout Vermont schools for those graduating in June 2020. You can read Part 1, explaining Proficiency Based Education here. By Michael Eppolito ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC One […]

Arts events: Sept. 28, 2016

Arts events: Sept. 28, 2016

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. Sept. 28: Northern Stage 20th anniversary season includes off-Broadway production […]

Perfect pickled peppers enhance meats, salads and sides

Perfect pickled peppers enhance meats, salads and sides

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com On top of burgers, warmed and sitting on top of that juicy steak, as a side to your favorite meal, a spicy addition to any salad as well as topping off a bowl of chili, pickled peppers are as versatile in presentation as in making them. If you want a little […]

Jack Coleman, force behind Chester's Players Guild, Overture to Christmas, dies at 95

Jack Coleman, force behind Chester’s Players Guild, Overture to Christmas, dies at 95

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC To the wider world, John Royston Coleman was the accomplished economist, college president, central banker, foundation executive and author who took off for the hills of Vermont to run a country inn. But to people in Chester — where he settled to run The Inn at Long […]

Vermont State Police Incident Log for Aug. 1 through Aug. 29

Vermont State Police Incident Log for Aug. 1 through Aug. 29

© 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Editor’s Note: The Vermont State Police incident report is a sampling of incidents directly from the Vermont State Police. We do not identify individual victims of crimes nor those who have been arrested. Monday, Aug. 1, Rockingham – State Police received a report of a forced entry into a garage […]

Windham second homeowners to be polled on wind project

Windham second homeowners to be polled on wind project

By John Hoover © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Overflow crowds recently have made it necessary to move the Windham Select Board meeting from the town office to the Windham Meeting House and Tuesday was no exception as the board waded into questions of who should vote on a proposed wind project and how those votes […]

Grafton board says formal vote on wind project to occur in late 2016, early 2017

Grafton board says formal vote on wind project to occur in late 2016, early 2017

By Cynthia Prairie ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC On a 3-to-1 vote, the Grafton Select Board agreed on Tuesday night to tell Iberdrola, the Spanish wind company, that it would not be ready to hold a vote of registered voters on the company’s controversial wind project until late 2016 or early 2017. This formal vote is […]

Chester Police Log for June 30 through Aug. 27, 2016

Chester Police Log for June 30 through Aug. 27, 2016

© 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Editor’s Note: The Chester Telegraph Police Log is a sampling of incidents directly from Chester Police reports. In general, we do not identify individual victims of crimes nor those who have been arrested. Thursday, June 30 A man contacted Chester Police to report that he had purchased $5,731 worth of […]

Vermont State Police ask for help finding missing teen

Vermont State Police ask for help finding missing teen

© 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC State Police at the Westminster Barracks are asking for help from the public in locating 16-year-old Teresa Bratton. Teresa was last seen in Bondville on Saturday, Sept. 3 at about 11 p.m. She was reported missing the following day. Teresa could be in the Manchester area and may have mentioned […]

Telegraph Business Ticker

Telegraph Business Ticker

Phoenix bookseller noted for Syria support Phoenix Books – with locations in Essex, Burlington, Rutland and, most recently, Chester,  has been cited by an industry press for its support of Syrian refugees. Phoenix’s senior bookseller in Rutland, Will Notte, is hoping to educate residents about Syria and its people, following the mayor’s proposal to let […]

Community events: Sept. 7 through Sept. 18, 2016

Community events: Sept. 7 through Sept. 18, 2016

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. Sept. 7: 4-week series begins on living with diabetes The […]

Arts events: Sept. 7 through Sept. 12, 2016

Arts events: Sept. 7 through Sept. 12, 2016

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. Sept. 7: Chester artist Lew Watters exhibits at Whiting A […]

To the editor: Upper Midwest embraces wind

To the editor: Upper Midwest embraces wind

We just returned from a 2,600-mile round trip on motorcycles to the Wisconsin Dells. Imagine to our (seven people in the group) surprise all the wind turbines we saw, maybe 1,000 just in Michigan and Illinois alone — we got tired trying to count them. As we arrived in Ubly, Mich., we had seen at […]

An explainer: Proficiency Based Education is on the way

An explainer: Proficiency Based Education is on the way

Editor’s Note: Over the next few weeks in The Chester Telegraph, TRSU Curriculum Coordinator Michael Eppolito will be explaining a seismic shift in public education, classroom work and grading that will be implemented throughout Vermont schools for those graduating in June 2020. We begin with Part 1. By Michael Eppolito States across the nation, and […]

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