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Chester Police Log, Aug. 24 through Dec. 19, 2016

Chester Police Log, Aug. 24 through Dec. 19, 2016

© 2017 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. Wednesday, Aug. 24, 6:29 a.m. A woman on Potash Brook Road was on her deck when she […]

Chester Police Log, July 16 through Nov. 1, 2016

Chester Police Log, July 16 through Nov. 1, 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. Saturday, July 16, 6:48 p.m. Police were called to the Wheelhouse Restaurant for the report of a […]

Under warm skies, Londonderry celebrates 4th of July with annual parade

Under warm skies, Londonderry celebrates 4th of July with annual parade

By Leah M. Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC About a half hour before the first float stepped onto the route of Londonderry’s annual 4th of July Parade on Saturday, crowds started scouting out spots to get the best view — and catch the most candy. Under warm skies and gusty winds, young families with […]

Weston celebrates birthdays of local icons: Playhouse turns 80, Country Store 70

Weston celebrates birthdays of local icons: Playhouse turns 80, Country Store 70

By Leah M. Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC The sun shone brightly as the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company celebrated the start of its 80th season of producing summer theater. The town of Weston, along with many others, came together to acknowledge the occasion with a grand birthday party. The morning started off with a […]

Whiting gets new sign courtesy VCS team; St. Luke's donates garden tools to Whiting Library; Springfield Rotary presents $5,000 to lucky winner; Rock Library adds Internet security feature

Whiting gets new sign courtesy VCS team; St. Luke’s donates garden tools to Whiting Library; Springfield Rotary presents $5,000 to lucky winner; Rock Library adds Internet security feature

Whiting Library in Chester has a bright new sign thanks to the  Vermont Country Store in Rockingham. The old sign was hard to see while driving along Chester’s scenic Main Street, tending to blend into the brick colors of the library and the trees farther down the street. The new sign was designed and painted […]

No dampened spirits for rainy July 4th Parade in Londonderry

No dampened spirits for rainy July 4th Parade in Londonderry

Despite the rain on Saturday, July 4, crowds turned out in Londonderry to celebrate the United States’ 239th Independence Day with an annual parade. Kids and their parents lined up along Main Street/Route 11 to try to catch candies thrown from the floats and enjoy the music and merriment of the day. ©2015 Telegraph Publishing […]

Families crowd GMUHS for graduating Class of 2015

Families crowd GMUHS for graduating Class of 2015

By Leah M. Cunningham ©2015-Telegraph Publishing LLC On Friday, June 19, overcast and rainy skies cleared in time for the evening’s ceremonies, as Green Mountain Union High School awarded 57 diplomas to students heading to either college, the work force or the military. (See photo gallery below) Despite adding 200 chairs to bring audience seating […]

Chester Police Log for Feb. 21 to May 19, 2015

Chester Police Log for Feb. 21 to May 19, 2015

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. Saturday, Feb. 21, 4:10 p.m. Police were sent to Green Mountain Turnpike at VT Route 11 east for a one-car accident. Upon arrival the […]

Chester alumni celebrate reuniting with a holiday-themed parade

Chester alumni celebrate reuniting with a holiday-themed parade

By Leah M. Cunningham ©2015-Telegraph Publishing LLC T he unsettled weather of the morning cleared up just in time for Chester’s annual Alumni Day parade, which kicked off at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 6. This year’s theme was Holidays, and several returning classes went all out with their floats, including an Earth Day float, one […]

Sun shines bright on Chester Memorial Day Parade

Sun shines bright on Chester Memorial Day Parade

By Leah M. Cunningham ©2015-Telegraph Publishing LLC Under warm and sunny skies, residents of Chester gathered in and around the Green on Saturday, May 30 for the annual Memorial Day Parade. Green Mountain Union High/Middle and Chester-Andover Elementary bands marched by as the CAES flag squad twirled their red and white banners to the glee […]

Chocolate eggs trump flurries at annual Easter Egg Hunt

Chocolate eggs trump flurries at annual Easter Egg Hunt

© 2015-Telegraph Publishing LLC Despite the dreary, snowy conditions and biting cold, several dozen little chocolate enthusiasts gathered at Chester-Andover Elementary School on Saturday morning for Chester Rotary’s annual Easter Egg Hunt. The hunt promptly kicked off at 9 a.m. as the children ran about trying to get their hands on the foil covered chocolates. […]