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Weston's annual kids' Fishing Derby set for June 1

Weston’s annual kids’ Fishing Derby set for June 1

©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Weston Rod and Gun Club will hold its annual Fishing Derby for children to age 15 on from 7 to 9 a.m. on Saturday June 1. The event will be held at the Weston Recreation Club on Lawrence Hill Road off of Greendale Road in Weston. The derby  will be […]

Malcolm Ewen, founding artistic director at Playhouse, created home for artists at Weston

Malcolm Ewen, founding artistic director at Playhouse, created home for artists at Weston

Malcolm Ewen, a founding director of the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, beloved colleague and friend, died Monday in Chicago after a long battle with cancer. He was 64. In 1988, Mr. Ewen, Tim Fort and Steve Stettler, took the reins of Weston Playhouse, rededicating the theater to its community, reorganizing it as a not-for-profit company, […]

Op-ed: Before we build new prisons, let's fix system that fills them

Op-ed: Before we build new prisons, let’s fix system that fills them

By Bill Schubart H. 543, a funding bill to study options for building new prisons in Vermont, has both drawn ire and nonsense from those who are supposed to act on it — the House Committee on Corrections and Institutions. The ire was against the ACLU, which has long made criminal justice and mass incarceration […]

Andover Select Board agenda for May 27, 2019

Andover Select Board agenda for May 27, 2019

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 27 at Town Offices, 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 May 13th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five […]

Derry Select Board agenda for May 23, 2019

Derry Select Board agenda for May 23, 2019

The Londonderry Select Board will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday, May 23 at the Twitchell Building, 100 Old School St.  Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Visitors and Concerned Citizens 4. Roads and Bridges a. Review Bids and Award Contract […]

College News

Christopher Armstrong of Chester is one of the members of the Citadel’s Class of 2019 who has accepted a commission as an officer in the U.S. Army commission. He is among the 35 percent of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets of the Class of 2019 who are now officers in all branches of the […]

To the editor: Chester Tax Grievance Day

To the editor: Chester Tax Grievance Day

To Real Estate Taxpayers in Chester: On May 15, 2019 the Listers of the Town of Chester issued its “NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS” posted at the Town Hall letting the public know that grievance hearings will be held Friday, May 31, 2019 from 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Chester […]

To the editor: Community meeting on state plan for Lowell Lake to be held May 30

To the editor: Community meeting on state plan for Lowell Lake to be held May 30

In response public concern over a proposed plan by Vermont Forests, Parks & Recreation to develop Lowell Lake State Park, the Londonderry Conservation Commission, in cooperation with Lowell Lake Concerned Citizens, will be holding a community meeting to discuss details of the plan. The meeting will take place at at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday May […]

Happenings in Chester

Happenings in Chester Whiting Library to receive STEM collection; Hearse House to open for summer; Sunday Artisans Alley Market to launch

Public invited as Whiting Library unveils STEM book donation The public is invited to the Whiting Library, 117 Main St. in Chester, at 11 a.m. Monday, May 20 as it unveils a collection of 80 science, technology, engineering and math related books donated by former Chester resident Warren John Mackensen, who lived in Chester from […]

Derry residents hear Nature Conservancy's plans for Glebe Mountain

Derry residents hear Nature Conservancy’s plans for Glebe Mountain

By Cherise Madigan © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The future of a 3,500-acre parcel of land on Glebe Mountain, in the towns of Londonderry and Windham, was the topic of discussion during a session hosted by the Nature Conservancy at the Londonderry’s Old Town Hall last night. There, around 20 residents discussed their experiences with […]

College News

College News

More than 500 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets accepted diplomas during the Citadel’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 4 in McAlister Field House in Charlestown, S.C. Local graduates include: Christopher Armstrong of Chester in Civil Engineering; Patrick Clancy of Springfield in Political Science.

Sen. Nitka: Montpelier wrestles with clean transportation appropriations

Sen. Nitka: Montpelier wrestles with clean transportation appropriations

By Sen. Alice Nitka The budget for the VT Agency of Transportation was presented in the Senate this past week and includes everything from evidentiary blood samples to reducing greenhouse gas emissions to paving to electric charging stations to a study of “vehicle feebates.” I was startled to find out they are rebates for persons […]

Chester Select Board agenda for May 15

Chester Select Board agenda for May 15

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve Minutes from the May 1, 2019 Selectboard Meeting and May 10 Special Selectboard Meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Jeffrey Barn Update; Lillian Willis 5. Tomasso Property Update […]

To the editor: BRAM thanks businesses, corporations for 2019 contributions

To the editor: BRAM thanks businesses, corporations for 2019 contributions

The Black River Academy Museum Board of Directors and Trustees would like to thank the following corporate and business members for their 2019 contributions. With their assistance, we are working to continue the operation of this museum as a successful and viable contribution to Ludlow. This imposing three-story historical building is located at 14 High […]

Special meeting for Chester Select Board

Special meeting for Chester Select Board

The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 3 p.m. on May 10 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Citizen Comments 2. Approve Warning for Special Town Meeting 3. Adjourn

Chester DRB agenda for May 13

Chester DRB agenda for May 13

The Chester Development Review Board will meet for two site visits on Monday, May 13 before its public meeting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 4:45 p.m. Site Visit — 1412 Andover Rd. 5:25 p.m. Site Visit — 3254 Green Mtn. Turnpike 1) Review draft minutes from the […]

Andover Select Board agenda for May 13

Andover Select Board agenda for May 13

The Select Board for the Town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 13 at 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 April 22nd meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five […]

Rep. Bock: Five bills to build economy, families

Rep. Bock: Five bills to build economy, families

By Rep. Tom Bock As we get closer to the end of the 2019 session in Montpelier, pressure is building to get bills through the legislature. The goal of the House and Senate veto-proof Democrat majority, (which includes me), is to get their five top priority bills through the legislative process and onto the governor’s […]

Trivia Night to benefit Rotary scholarship fund; Applicants sought for nursing scholarship

Trivia Night to benefit Rotary scholarship fund; Applicants sought for nursing scholarship

Chester Rotary seeks teams for trivia night scholarship fund-raiser Do you want to support the Chester Rotary Ladd Scholarship Fund? Do you have a competitive spirit? Are you looking for a fun event to share with your Memorial Day weekend guests? Look no further than the Chester Rotary Ladd Scholarship Fundraiser Trivia Night. An Evening […]

Londonderry Select Board agenda for May 6, 2019

Londonderry Select Board agenda for May 6, 2019

The Londonderry Select Board will hold its regular meeting on at 7 p.m. on Monday May 6, 2019 at the Twitchell Office Building 100 Old School Street, Londonderry. Below is its agenda: 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Minutes Approval – Meeting(s) of April 15, 2019, April 23, […]