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Henry Homeyer: Seed starting is a cure for Mud Season Blues

Henry Homeyer: Seed starting is a cure for Mud Season Blues

By Henry Homeyer ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Is it time to start seedlings yet? Yes, for a few things: artichokes, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, onions and leeks, kale and peppers. Tomatoes I start in early- to mid-April, along with eggplants, lettuce, melons and squashes of all sorts. Root crops are generally started outdoors later on, […]

Chester Select Board agenda for March 21, 2018

Chester Select Board agenda for March 21, 2018

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from the March 15, 2018 Special Selectboard Meeting and March 15, 2018 Executive Session 2. Citizen Comments 3. Canopy Project Update; Scott Wunderle 4. EMS/Town Garage […]

TRSU Executive Committee agenda for March 22, 2018

TRSU Executive Committee agenda for March 22, 2018

The executive committee of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at the Roost Building of the TRSU, 609 VT-103, in Ludlow. Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: (Additions & Deletions) II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: A. Feb. 1, 2018, Exec. Committee – Special B. […]

100 Green Mountain students join national student walkout

100 Green Mountain students join national student walkout

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC More than 100 Green Mountain students walked out of school at 10 this morning as part of a national demonstration organized in response to the school shooting at left 17 students and teachers dead in Parkland, Fla., on Feb. 14. The GM students didn’t go far, stopping […]

Proposed brewpub asks Cavendish Select Board to help speed permits

Proposed brewpub asks Cavendish Select Board to help speed permits

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Monday night, developers of a proposed brewpub in Proctorsville asked the Cavendish Select Board for help in expediting their permit process so they can open their doors by Thanksgiving. Outer Limits Brewery General Manager Steve Shaw told the board that if the project can’t be opened […]

Shorthanded, Cavendish FD seeks way to shut down

Shorthanded, Cavendish FD seeks way to shut down

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC With just five members remaining on its roster, the Cavendish Fire Department is “seeking a way to close out the department,” according to Cavendish Fire District #2 Prudential Committee chair Stu Lindberg. At the Cavendish Select Board’s monthly meeting, Lindberg asked members to appoint Scott Ranney to […]

UPDATE NEW MEETING DATE: GM school board meetings postponed due to weather

UPDATE NEW MEETING DATE: GM school board meetings postponed due to weather

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The meetings of the Green Mountain Union High School and Green Mountain Unified School District boards scheduled for tonight in Cavendish have been postponed due to the snowstorm. According to Two Rivers Supervisory Union, the date for the re-scheduled meeting has not yet been determined. The meetings have been rescheduled […]

Daniel Newton, 81, Chester resident and Army veteran enjoyed NASCAR, time with family

Daniel Newton, 81, Chester resident and Army veteran enjoyed NASCAR, time with family

Daniel A. Newton, 81, of Chester and formerly of Barre, passed away on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at Berlin Health and Rehabilitation Center in Berlin. Born on Oct. 31, 1936 in Lyndonville, he was the son of Daniel E. and Eleanor Mae (Labor) Newton. He grew up in Barre and graduated from Spaulding High School […]

Editorial: Sunshine for Southern Vermont

Editorial: Sunshine for Southern Vermont

By Cynthia Prairie ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC This week, we “celebrate” Sunshine Week, that annual effort by journalists and good government advocates around the country to raise awareness of the crucial role that open meetings and public documents play in our democracy. Of course, for journalists, every week is Sunshine Week. And, over the years, […]

Arts events: March 17 through March 18, 2018

Arts events: March 17 through March 18, 2018

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@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. March 17: Cabin Fever Radio Follies of 2018 in Walpole […]

Community events: March 17 through March 21, 2018

Community events: March 17 through March 21, 2018

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@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. March 17: Cross-Class Dialogue Circles begin Sign up now for […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Vermont Agency of Transportation is replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of March 12, 2018. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION […]

Thrifty Attic bag sale set for late March; Prom sale at Family Center April 4; new executive director at Neighborhood Connections; St. Luke's fund-raiser for children, families

Thrifty Attic bag sale set for late March; Prom sale at Family Center April 4; new executive director at Neighborhood Connections; St. Luke’s fund-raiser for children, families

Thrifty Attic bag sale to be held March 21 & 24 The Thrifty Attic, located on Main Street in  Londonderry, has scheduled it bag sale dates for Wednesday, March 21 and Saturday March 24. The shop will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on both days. One dollar will buy customers an entire grocery […]

Op-Ed: Open government is good government

Op-Ed: Open government is good government

By Jim Condos Vermont Secretary of State March 11-17 is Sunshine Week, a national celebration of access to public information and what it means for you and your community. All across Vermont new board members and other town and city officials are being sworn in and taking their seats for the first time. I am […]

Chester Chatter: Those old Town Meetings brought community together

Chester Chatter: Those old Town Meetings brought community together

By Ruthie Douglas © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC In times past, Vermont folks looked forward to Town Meeting Day, mostly because it allowed one a chance to express themselves and suggest their ideas. Town Meeting was an all day event, starting at 10 a.m., which gave the farmers time to get their milking and some […]

Ring in St. Patty's with corned beef

Ring in St. Patty’s with corned beef

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Such a simple, yet flavorful, corned beef dish that you don’t have to wait until St. Patrick’s Day to enjoy it. There’s just something about the flavor of apple and corned beef that truly belong together. 3-4 pound corned beef brisket 1 quart water 1 quart apple juice or cider 1 […]

Henry Homeyer: Put pruning on your spring garden calendar

Henry Homeyer: Put pruning on your spring garden calendar

By Henry Homeyer ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC I find it amusing that fruit tree pruning and income tax preparations should take place at about the same time of year, and that many gardeners put off each until the last moment. You might want to start pruning now, instead of trying to do it while adding […]

Agendas for three Green Mountain School meetings on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Agendas for three Green Mountain School meetings on Wednesday, March 21, 2018

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Two Rivers Supervisory Union has warned three meetings for Tuesday, March 13, 2018 Wednesday, March 21 (date change due to snow) at the Cavendish Town Elementary School, 573 Main Street in Proctorsville. There will be a Food Service Committee meeting at 5 p.m., a Green Mountain Union High School […]

Chester Select Board special meeting agenda for March 15, 2018

Chester Select Board special meeting agenda for March 15, 2018

The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 15 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Reorganization of Board 2. Approval of Minutes from the Feb. 21, 2018 Select Board meeting 3. Citizen Comments 4. Old Business 5. Sale on the Green Request; Chester […]

Andover Select Board agenda for March 12, 2018

Andover Select Board agenda for March 12, 2018

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 12 at Town Offices, 953 Andover Road. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from February 26th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes […]

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