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'Go around the gould' at Derry Historical Society

‘Go around the gould’ at Derry Historical Society

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society  presents Changing Times, an exhibit about the varied uses and owners of North and South Londonderry’s buildings. The historical society is located at the Custer Sharp House, 2461 Middletown Road, in Londonderry. Did you know that Wiley’s garage in South Londonderry had a roller […]

I-91 rolling road block schedule through 7/3

I-91 rolling road block schedule through 7/3

© 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 June 29, 2018. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION […]

Perkinsville woman killed in I-91 crash

Perkinsville woman killed in I-91 crash

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A Perkinsville woman was killed this morning when a truck traveling south on I-91 crossed the median and hit her car head-on. Laura McNaughton, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Exit 9 in the town of Hartland, according to a Vermont State Police press release. […]

Newfane school goes into lockdown

Newfane school goes into lockdown VSP says man outside was disorderly, action a precaution

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Two Londonderry residents were arrested last Wednesday in an incident that caused the lockdown of Newbrook Elementary School in Newfane. According to a Vermont State Police press release, at about 9:15 a.m. Felicia Woodruff, 30, of Londonderry was attending a meeting at the school.  She became upset and left the […]

Flood Brook student wins logo contest; <br>Artwork raffled to benefit asylum project

Flood Brook student wins logo contest;
Artwork raffled to benefit asylum project

Vivian Prouty wins Derry Energy logo contest The recently formed Londonderry Energy Committee announces that Vivian Prouty is the winner of  its design competition to create a logo for the committee. In April, the LEC solicited Flood Brook Union School students to help create a logo to represent the energy committee. At the May 16 […]

Death of Ludlow infant ruled homicide

Death of Ludlow infant ruled homicide

The death of a Ludlow infant on Jan. 11 has been ruled a homicide, according to the Vermont State Police. On Jan. 11, 2018, Vermont State Police said that they were called to assist the Ludlow Police Department with the investigation of the death of 11-month-old Karsen Rickert, the son of Abigail Wood and Nicholas […]

Chester Rotary awards 5 GM grads scholarships

Chester Rotary awards 5 GM grads scholarships

The Chester Rotary Club has awarded scholarships to five students graduating from Green Mountain Union High School. Rotary Scholarship winners who are receiving $1,000 each include Sadie Wood, of Cavendish, who will be attending Duke University; Ben Haseltine, of Chester, who will be attending the University of Hartford; Sierra Kehoe, who will be attending the […]

UPDATE: I-91 rolling roadblocks all next week

UPDATE: I-91 rolling roadblocks all next week Times and durations may vary

© 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 June 11, 2018. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND IS REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITH NO SHOULDERS […]

Police seek information in trespassing case

Police seek information in trespassing case

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Vermont State Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man in a trespassing complaint. According to a press release, on May 21st, 2018 police received a complaint of a man trespassing on private property in the area of Missing Link and Alden Roads in the Town […]

Chester DRB agenda for June 11, 2018

Chester DRB agenda for June 11, 2018

The Chester Development Review Board will meet for a site visit at 5:25 p.m. on Monday June 11 at 7 Pine View Drive prior to its public meeting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1) Review draft minutes from the May meeting 2) Citizens comments 3) Reconvene Conditional […]

Weston Playhouse taps new exec artistic director

Weston Playhouse taps new exec artistic director Susanna Gellert comes from New York, Baltimore theaters

Susanna Gellert has been chosen by the Board of Directors to be the Weston Playhouse Theater Company’s new executive artistic director. Gellert, currently associate producer and director of the Studio at New York’s  Theatre for a New Audience, comes to Weston with 15 years of experience in New York and regional theater and a long-standing […]

UPDATE: Rolling roadblocks on I-91 this week

UPDATE: Rolling roadblocks on I-91 this week Times and durations may vary

© 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 June 4, 2018. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION […]

Lost ski areas discussed at Derry arts & history meeting

Lost ski areas discussed at Derry arts & history meeting

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Hidden among the hills and mountains of southern Vermont are the remnants of 60 former ski areas, their slopes returning to forest and their lifts decaying. Today, only 13 areas remain open and active in southern Vermont. Over-investment, local competition, weather variation, changing skier habits, insurance costs and just plain […]

Arts events: May 11-May 19, 2018

Arts events: May 11-May 19, 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. May 11: Acoustic folk concert in Bellows Falls Joe Jencks, […]

Community events: May 12-May 20, 2018

Community events: May 12-May 20, 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. May 12: Casey Junker Bailey with Mother’s Day crafts Attend […]

Vendors sought for annual Honey Festival

Vendors sought for annual Honey Festival Claremont Opera House seeks artifacts

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. Vendors sought for Vermont Golden Honey Festival Repeatedly voted a […]

Chester Baptist welcomes interim pastor

Chester Baptist welcomes interim pastor

The Chester Baptist Church has announced the arrival of its new interim pastor, Rev. Gerard (Rod) Birney. Birney began his new duties on May 2, and will preach weekly on Sunday mornings at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Birney holds a Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and has served as full-time pastor of several churches […]

GMUHS seeks host families for exchange program

GMUHS seeks host families for exchange program

Green Mountain Union High School and PAX Academic Exchange are searching for families interested in volunteering to be host families for foreign students. By hosting an exchange student for a whole or half school year, you will help promote global understanding, maintain a valuable resource in our educational community, and learn some exciting new aspects […]

Arts events: May 4-May 6, 2018

Arts events: May 4-May 6, 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. May 4: NEYT’s ‘James and the Giant Peach, Jr’ New […]

Community events: May 2-May 8, 2018

Community events: May 2-May 8, 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. May 2: How to downsize your garden Cheryl Wilfong, a […]