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To the editor: Ed Brown apologizes to Londonderry community

To the editor: Ed Brown apologizes to Londonderry community

To The Londonderry Community: Anyone who knows me, knows I am a passionate about our community, our lovely town, and what Vermont stands for: beauty. So I must apologize to you all for the actions I took painting over the wall on Route 100. It wasn’t done out of malice, and I certainly didn’t want […]

Andover to celebrate long tenure, retirement of roads foreman

Andover to celebrate long tenure, retirement of roads foreman

The Town of Andover will celebrate the career and retirement of road crew Foreman Kevin Baker in the Town Hall, 953 Andover Road, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. Baker is an Andover native whose parents moved to the town when they got married. For he past 23 years, Baker has been […]

Chester DRB public hearing for Sept. 25, 2017

Chester DRB public hearing for Sept. 25, 2017

The Development Review Board for the town of Chester will hold its public hearing at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 25 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. following a site visit at 5:25 p.m. at 81 Gold River Road. Below is its agenda. 1) Comments from citizens 2) Review Minutes from September 11th public hearing 3) […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Sept. 20, 2017

Chester Select Board agenda for Sept. 20, 2017

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from Sept. 6, 2017 Select Board meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. 2016 Audit Review; Ron Smith 5. Flag Pole at Town Hall; Jeff Holden 6. Approve […]

Grafton Select Board agenda for Sept. 18, 2017

Grafton Select Board agenda for Sept. 18, 2017

The Grafton Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18 at Grafton Town Garage,  220 Bell St. Below is its agenda. 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Minutes: September 5, 2017 3. Highway Report: Salt Pricing 4. Public Use of Meeting Room at the Town Garage 5. GIA/Solid Waste Tire Recycling 6. Benches and Picnic […]

Chester Police log for Aug. 23 through Sept. 9, 2017

Chester Police log for Aug. 23 through Sept. 9, 2017

© 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. 23, 2:45 p.m. Police went to a home on Grafton Road for the report of […]

Weston Select Board agenda for Sept. 12, 2017

Weston Select Board agenda for Sept. 12, 2017

The Weston Select Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 12 at Town Offices, 12 Lawrence Hill Road. Below is its agenda. 1. Any Requested Changes to the Agenda: 2. Public Comment: 3. Road Foreman: Ford 550 Warranty; Markham Lane 4. Comcast Building: 5. Review and Approve Minutes: 6. Unifirst: 7. Door Lock: […]

Arts events: Sept. 14 through Oct. 31, 2017

Arts events: Sept. 14 through Oct. 31, 2017

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. Through Oct. 31: Whitney-Payne exhibits botanicals at Whiting Chester artist […]

Kids, teens invited to Young Americans performance workshops at GMUHS

Kids, teens invited to Young Americans performance workshops at GMUHS

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School is inviting students in grades 3 through 12 from White River Junction to Brattleboro to experience the excitement of learning about performing – and perform as well – with the Young Americans, a group of young adults who travel the country and world teaching performing musical […]

Albany station features Chester in travel segment

Albany station features Chester in travel segment

Channel 6 in Albany broadcast a segment on Chester on Thursday night as part of it’s “Road Trippin” series. The piece recommends Chester as a great place to see fall foliage. Concentrating on the Green, the segment features shots of the gazebo with the Baptist Church in the background, dining on the Fullerton Inn’s porch […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Sept. 11, 2017

Andover Select Board agenda for Sept. 11, 2017

The Select Board of the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at Town Offices, 953 Andover-Weston Road. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from Aug. 28 meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, […]

To the editor: Whiting Library Summer Reading Program a success

To the editor: Whiting Library Summer Reading Program a success

Whiting Library in Chester has just completed a highly successful Summer Reading Program. Jeanne Waldren, the new Youth Services librarian, gives a mighty thanks to the Nature Museum for presenting nine incredible programs each Wednesday. Both children and adults were offered programs of all variety regarding our natural world. Friday morning Story Time for preschoolers […]

Commentary: Get your family, neighbors prepared for disaster

Commentary: Get your family, neighbors prepared for disaster

By Erica Borneman Like most of you, we at Vermont Emergency Management have been watching events unfold in Texas following Hurricane Harvey. As we watch, most of us are no doubt reminded of our own historic disaster: Tropical Storm Irene. We’ve seen many stories from Houston about individuals and families who were rescued from their […]

Chester DRB hearing agenda for Sept. 11, 2017

Chester DRB hearing agenda for Sept. 11, 2017

The Chester Development Review Board will hold its public hearing at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1) Comments from citizens 2) Review Minutes from August 28th public hearing 3) Final Plat Review (#503) for Payne Junker Minor Sub-division 4) Final Plate Review (#504) […]

CAES Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 11, 2017

CAES Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 11, 2017

The Chester-Andover Elementary School Board of Directors will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11 at the CAES Library, 72 S. Main St. Below is its agenda I. Call to Order II. Approval of CAES Agenda-Additions and Deletions III. Approval of Minutes: a. Minutes of June 12, 2017 Regular Meeting; b. Minutes of July […]

Green Mountain Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 14, 2017

Green Mountain Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 14, 2017

The Green Mountain Union High School Board of Directors will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 at the Library Learning Commons, 716 VT-103 in Chester. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda-Additions and Deletions III. Approval of Minutes: a. Minutes August 24, 2017 Regular Meeting IV. Communications: a. Public […]

Baltimore Town School Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 13, 2017

Baltimore Town School Board of Directors agenda for Sept. 13, 2017

The Board of Directors of the Baltimore Town School District will meet at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 13 at Baltimore Town Office, 1902 Baltimore Road.  Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order: a. Roll Call II. Approval of Agenda-Additions & Deletions III. Approval of Meeting Minutes: a. Minutes Aug. 9, 2017-Regular Meeting IV. […]

Green Mountain Unified School District organizational meeting Sept. 12, 2017

Green Mountain Unified School District organizational meeting Sept. 12, 2017

The organizational meeting of the new Green Mountain Unified School District will be held at the Library Learning Commons at Green Mountain Union High School, 716 VT-103 in Chester. It will be held following the Special Public Meeting. Below is the agenda. I. Call to Order by Superintendent II. Elections: a. Board Chair: Board Chair […]

Londonderry Select Board agenda for Sept. 5, 2017

Londonderry Select Board agenda for Sept. 5, 2017

The Select Board of the Town of Londonderry will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at the Twitchell Building, 100 Old School St. in South Londonderry. Below is its agenda. 1. Call meeting to order 2. Additions or deletions to the agenda 3. Minutes: a. Approval of Regular Board Meeting Minutes – […]

To the editor: A letter of thanks to Gov. Scott for Route 11 work

To the editor: A letter of thanks to Gov. Scott for Route 11 work

To: Gov. Phil Scott Re: Vermont Route 11 Dear Gov. Scott, Thank you! On behalf of the residents of the Town of Andover and surrounding communities, we appreciate your thoughtfulness and consideration in authorizing the paving of Vermont Route 11, correcting the dangerous conditions that existed. Please share our gratitude with your staff, the VTrans […]