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The following students have been named to the Dean’s List of the University of Vermont, based in Burlington. To be name to the list, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. Kyle Cyr of Chester Marjorie […]

Weston Liquor Board, Select Board agendas for Jan. 23, 2018

Weston Liquor Board, Select Board agendas for Jan. 23, 2018

The Liquor Control Board for the Town of Weston will meet at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at Town Office, Lawrence Hill Road, followed at 7:30 p.m. by the Select Board meeting. Below are its agendas. Liquor Control Board agenda 1. Any Requested Changes to the Liquor Control Board Agenda: 2. Public Comment: 3. […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 22, 2018

Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 22, 2018

The Andover Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22 at the Town Office, 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 Jan. 8 meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, […]

Grafton Select Board agenda for Jan. 22, 2018

Grafton Select Board agenda for Jan. 22, 2018

The Grafton Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22 at Grafton Garage, 220 Bell St. Below is its agenda. 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Approve Minutes: Jan. 2, 2018 & Jan. 12, 2018 3. Highway Report 4. Sullivan & Powers 5. Assistant Town Administrator 6. Review Road Crew Contacts (Pagers) 7. Excess […]

Mark Pluff, 56, devoted to daughter, family and friends, an avid sports, muscle car fan

Mark Pluff, 56, devoted to daughter, family and friends, an avid sports, muscle car fan

Mark Pluff , 56 , of Jamaica, Vt., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. He was the son of Mary Pluff of Canaan, Conn., and the late Robert E. Pluff. He attended Bement School in Deerfield, Mass., the Stratton School in Stratton, Vt., and graduated from Leland & Gray High School in 1980. […]

Chester DRB agenda for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

Chester DRB agenda for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

The Development Review Board for the town of Chester will meet for a site visit at 60 Vt. Route 103 at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, prior to its 6 p.m. public hearing at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1) Review minutes from Jan. 8,2018 meeting 2) Comments from citizens […]

GMUSD Finance Committee meeting agenda for Jan. 17, 2018

GMUSD Finance Committee meeting agenda for Jan. 17, 2018

The Finance Committee of the Green Mountain Unified School District will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 5 p.m. in the Green Mountain Union High School Library Learning Commons. Below is its agenda: I.   Call to order A.  Roll Call B.  Approval of Agenda C.  Approval of Minutes – i. Minutes […]

College News

College News

Emma Hallett of South Londonderry and Alecia Rokes of Andover have made the Dean’s List for the fall 2017 semester at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa. This status is granted to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses. Kyle White of Springfield […]

Cavendish Elementary School board meeting agenda for Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

Cavendish Elementary School board meeting agenda for Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018

The Cavendish Elementary School board will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 5:30 p.m. followed by a meeting with the Chester-Andover Elementary School board at 6:15 p.m. The agenda is below: I.   Call to Order II.  Approval of Agenda-Additions and Deletions Action III. Minutes: a. Minutes of December 19, 2017-Regular Meeting Action […]

Chester-Andover Elementary School Board meeting agenda for Jan. 16, 2018

Chester-Andover Elementary School Board meeting agenda for Jan. 16, 2018

Chester-Andover Elementary School will hold its regular meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 16 at 5:30 p.m. followed by a meeting with the Cavendish Town Elementary Board at 6:15 p.m. The agenda is below: I.     Call to Order II.    Approval of CAES Agenda-Additions and Deletions III.   Approval of minutes: a. Minutes November 13, IV.   Communications: a. Written/Oral; […]

Special meeting of Green Mountain Unified School District Jan. 17, 2018

Special meeting of Green Mountain Unified School District Jan. 17, 2018

A special meeting of the Board of Directors of the Green Mountain Unified School District of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish and Chester will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 at the GMUHS Library Learning Commons. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order II. Approval of Agenda III. New Business: a. FY2018-19 […]

Op-ed: As new unified school district gets under way, board needs to listen closely to parents, families and teachers

Op-ed: As new unified school district gets under way, board needs to listen closely to parents, families and teachers

Editor’s note: Chester resident Sue Willis wrote this open letter to the new Green Mountain Unified School District Board. By Sue Willis ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC After sitting through the meeting of the Green Mountain Unified School District Board last Tuesday evening, I was compelled to write a letter to all members regarding some of […]

Chester Select Board meeting for Jan. 17, 2018

Chester Select Board meeting for Jan. 17, 2018

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from the January 3, 2018 Select Board Meeting and January 8, 2018 Special Select Board Meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Establish Implementation Committee 4. General Fund Budget Review […]

VSAC scholarships deadline is Feb. 16, 2018

VSAC scholarships deadline is Feb. 16, 2018

Vermont Student Assistance Corp. is reminding high school seniors and returning college students to apply now for any of the 126 scholarships worth a total of $5.7 million that are administered by VSAC. The deadline for these VSAC-assisted scholarships is Feb. 16, 2018. Scholarships—like grants—are financial aid that students do not need to pay back. […]

GMUSD meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

GMUSD meeting for Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2018

The new Green Mountain Unified School District Board of Directors of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish and Chester will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9 in the Library Learning Commons of Green Mountain Union High School, 716 Vt. Route 103. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order-Roll Call II. Approval of Agenda-Additions and Deletion […]

Chester Select Board special meeting for Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

Chester Select Board special meeting for Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Citizen Comments 2. General Fund Budget Review 3. Water & Sewer Budgets Review 4. Capital & Bond Plans Review 5. New Business for Next Agenda 6. Adjourn

Andover Select Board meeting for Jan. 8, 2018

Andover Select Board meeting for Jan. 8, 2018

The Andover Select Board will meet at Town Office, 953 Andover Road, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from December 11th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, […]

Chester Select Board agenda Jan. 3, 2018

Chester Select Board agenda Jan. 3, 2018

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from the Dec. 20, 2017 Select Board meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Disband Master Plan Steering Committee 5. Establish and Appoint Implementation […]

To the editor: An open letter to AOT Secretary Flynn from Londonderry Rescue

To the editor: An open letter to AOT Secretary Flynn from Londonderry Rescue

To Secretary Joe Flynn Vermont Agency of Transportation We are sending this letter of thanks and appreciation to VTrans for the temporary paving on Route 11 between Londonderry and Chester. The expansion of the project from 2 miles, as planned and advertised, to 8 or 9 miles has been a great help. The difference it […]

Dr. Sarah Kemble, 59, dies at her Chester home

Dr. Sarah Kemble, 59, dies at her Chester home

Dr. Sarah A. Kemble, 59, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at her home in Chester, Vt. A public memorial service will be announced at a later date.