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Andover Select Board agenda for April 23, 2018

Andover Select Board agenda for April 23, 2018

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 23 at Town Office, 953 Andover Road. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from April 9th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, 10 […]

Cavendish interim principal pick says 'No'

Cavendish interim principal pick says ‘No’

By Chester Telegraph staff ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Madeline Carlock, the 32-year-old West Lebanon resident and instructional coach at Hartford School District, accepted the job of interim principal position at Cavendish Town Elementary School last night after Green Mountain Unified School District board offered it to her as the last remaining candidate. But then this […]

GM board splits, but hires interim CTES principal

GM board splits, but hires interim CTES principal 2 of 3 Cavendish reps vote no; board sends new budget to voters

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC With two of three Cavendish members voting “no,” the Green Mountain Unified School District board voted on Tuesday night to hire Madeline Carlock — the sole remaining candidate — for the position of interim principal of Cavendish Town Elementary School. Also on the agenda was the consideration […]

Derry board covers much in short meeting

Derry board covers much in short meeting New Sunday operator, hours at Transfer Station; Thompsonburg Road problem discussed

By Bruce Frauman © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC In its 35-minute meeting on Monday, April 16, the Londonderry Select Board changed personnel and time of operation on Sundays at the Transfer Station. Board chair Jim Ameden said Matthew Wilder, who had been operating the Transfer Station on Sundays, was sent a letter requesting his approval […]

Chester DRB agenda for April 23, 2018

Chester DRB agenda for April 23, 2018

The Chester Development Review Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 23 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1) Review draft minutes from the March 26th meeting 2) Citizens comments 3) Reconvene Sandri Realty Inc. Flood Hazard Review and Conditional Use applications (#518 & 519) 4) Deliberative session to review […]

GM announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

GM announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School has announced its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 school year. Honors Middle School Honors are earned by those students with one off-setting grade not below a C-. (There must be an A+, A, or A- to offset the one grade of a C+, C […]

Community events: April 18-April 25, 2018

Community events: April 18-April 25, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in their Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 18: BRGNS Customer Appreciation Day The staff and volunteers at Black […]

Heath Gordon Scholarship event set for May 5

Heath Gordon Scholarship event set for May 5 Fundraiser has donated $26,000 to GM grads in four years

The 5th Annual Heath Gordon Scholarship Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 5  beginning at 6 p.m. at the Chester American Legion, 637 VT Route 103 South. Over the four years of the scholarship, this 501(c)3 has raised and given away $26,000 to four Green Mountain Union High School graduates who are pursuing careers […]

Glassblower starts fundraiser for new studio

Glassblower starts fundraiser for new studio Chester's Kekic starts over in BF after September fire

Following a fire at his Chester studio last fall that caused extensive damage to both the building and his equipment, glass artist Nick Kekic has begun to rebuild in a new location—in the arts community housed at 33 Bridge St. in Bellows Falls. He chose this location both for the opportunity to work in a […]

Rediscovering Chester wins second award

Rediscovering Chester wins second award Village Master Plan honored by state planning group

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Planners Association has announced that it has given Chester’s Village Center master plan its Plan of the Year award, recognizing outstanding achievements in community planning in Vermont. Nominees come from all corners of Vermont and represent the best in local, regional and state planning by citizens and professional […]

REVISED - GMUSD special meeting agenda for April 17, 2018

REVISED – GMUSD special meeting agenda for April 17, 2018

The Green Mountain Unified School District board of directors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday April 17, 2018 in the Library of the Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main Street in Chester at 6 p.m.  Below is the revised agenda. The CTES principal candidate interview was moved later in the meeting and the discussion of […]

Cavendish board talks infrastructure

Cavendish board talks infrastructure Paving, sewer and internet projects on the horizon

By Julia Purdy © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Monday night’s Cavendish Select Board meeting opened with citizens’ input from Margo Caulfield, who gave a quick overview on the slow progress of high-speed internet installation. TDS Telecom, Caulfield said, has said that there was a delay in the Comcast rewiring project due to confusion regarding net […]

CTES principal finalist withdraws, one remains

CTES principal finalist withdraws, one remains GMUSD will interview last candidate on Tuesday

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Two Rivers Supervisory Union confirmed today that one of the two finalists in the search for an interim principal for Cavendish Town Elementary School has withdrawn from the process, leaving just one to be interviewed by the Green Mountain Unified School District board on Tuesday evening […]

Arts events: April 20 through April 21, 2018

Arts events: April 20 through April 21, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in their Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, . Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 20: Chamber series continues with Windscape The Brattleboro Music […]

Chester Select Board agenda for April 18, 2018

Chester Select Board agenda for April 18, 2018

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from April 4, 2018 Selectboard Meeting 2. Citizen’s Comments 3. Old Business 4. Popple Dungeon Alternatives Public Meeting 5. Salvage Yard Ordinance 6. Liquor Licenses First Class: Pizza […]

Weston board mulls cell coverage during power outages

Weston board mulls cell coverage during power outages

By Bruce Frauman ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Weston Select Board members Jim Linville and Ann Fuji’i said at their April 10 meeting that they will reach out to the Planning Commission to see what can be done to improve cell phone service when there is a power outage. When the renewal of the Local Emergency […]

Chester Chatter: A simple life close to home

Chester Chatter: A simple life close to home

By Ruthie Douglas © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC My mother-in-law grew up many years ago in the hilltop town of Windham. Before electricity, before central heat and in the days of the one-room schoolhouse. It was a peaceful, quiet place to live with no Main Street, no general store or diner. Children walked to school […]

Sweeten the pot with a less-traditional pudding

Sweeten the pot with a less-traditional pudding

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This coconut-mango pudding is so pleasingly sweet with just enough sugar to “sweeten the pot.” The mango stands out really well with just that hint of toasted coconut and allspice to warm it up a bit.   1/4 cup shredded coconut, sweetened or unsweetened 1 cup water 1 can (12 oz.) […]

TRSU cuts central office, doesn't look at special ed

TRSU cuts central office, doesn’t look at special ed Superintendent discounts public input on job review

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC At the behest of both of the Act 46 created districts in the supervisory union, the TRSU board convened on Thursday night and cut the central office budget by more than $88,000, although questions remain about the $3.4 million  special education budget — especially out-of-district transportation, which […]

GM board endorses budget, but doesn't vote

GM board endorses budget, but doesn’t vote Waiting to see what cuts come from supervisory union

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC When the GMUSD Vision Committee could not see its way clear to a direction for adding educational opportunities to next year’s course of studies at its three schools on Monday night, it asked TRSU Superintendent Meg Powden to come up with a plan based on its discussion […]