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Telegraph Poll: On Yosemite Fire House's future

Telegraph Poll: On Yosemite Fire House’s future

The Chester Telegraph decided to conduct this poll after receiving a press release from the Chester Historic Preservation Committee*, which is an informal group of Chester residents that addresses the value, condition and possible uses of Chester’s historic buildings. The committee is currently seeking input concerning the Yosemite Fire House and the Jeffrey Barn, located […]

College News

College News

Ryan Smith of Weston has been named to the President’s List at Western New England University in Springfield, Mass., for the spring 2018 semester. Smith is working toward a degree in Sport Management. Students are named to the President’s List for achieving a semester grade point average of 3.80 or higher. Trinity College of Hartford, […]

Chester Select Board agenda for July 18, 2018

Chester Select Board agenda for July 18, 2018

The Chester Select Board will meet a 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 18 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve Minutes from the July 3, 2018 Selectboard Meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Update on Wheels in the Field Event; Lee Whiting 5. Library Operations Update 6. Local […]

To the editor: Candidate concerned by polluted waters

To the editor: Candidate concerned by polluted waters

I hope that everyone enjoyed our celebration of independence and freedom from our former controlling Monarchy motherland, Britain. We must eternally thank our Founding Fathers and armed citizens who fought against the odds for our freedom. We must never disregard our founding documents or the foundation of our country. The constitutions were written for the […]

Andover Select Board agenda for July 9, 2018

Andover Select Board agenda for July 9, 2018

The Andover Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 9 at Town Office, 953 Weston-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 June 25th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, 10 minutes […]

Childbirth Center opens human milk depot

Childbirth Center opens human milk depot

Springfield Hospital announces the grand opening of a human milk depot in partnership with Mothers’ Milk Bank Northeast. The opening event will take place from 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10 at the Childbirth Center at Springfield Hospital. Families, prospective milk donors, healthcare providers, and community members are invited to attend the family-friendly […]

2nd Congo Church in Derry to celebrate 150th; <br>Race for Cure seeks volunteers

2nd Congo Church in Derry to celebrate 150th;
Race for Cure seeks volunteers

The banner is up in the front of the Second Congregational Church in Londonderry to announce the church’s 150th anniversary to be held during its 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 worship service and Picnic at Pingree Park. All current members, past members, clergy, supporters and friends are invited to celebrate with worship, food and games.  Aug. […]

College News

College News

Catharine Leiter of Weston graduated from Union College in Schenectady, N.Y., during the college’s 224th Commencement exercises. Leiter received a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Political Science and French and Francophone studies. Meghan Thomas of Springfield earned a bachelor of science degree in Athletic Training from Springfield (Mass.) College for studies completed in 2018. […]

Andover board OKs auto repair shop to sell cars

Andover board OKs auto repair shop to sell cars

By Neil Thorley ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Monday, June 25, the Andover Select Board voted to allow Charlie Abbott and Sean Johnson to sell used automobiles at their auto repair business, The Garage, which they plan to open at the former B&B Repair Services, at 3009 Simonsville Road (Route 11). Abbott and Johnson had […]

Chester Select Board special meeting for July 3, 2018

Chester Select Board special meeting for July 3, 2018

The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve Minutes from the June 6, 2018 Select Board meeting and the June 18, 2018 Special Select Board meeting 2. Citizen’s Comments 3. Old Business 4. Set Tax Rate […]

To the editor: TRSU fails to support parents

To the editor: TRSU fails to support parents

To the Two Rivers Supervisory Union, Green Mountain Union High School and the Vermont Agency of Education: During the past school year, there were many, many times when transportation to school was not available for children on the Andover route. For my own purposes, the staff at GMUHS was not helpful at all. In Vermont, […]

High speed chase ends with VSP cruiser damaged

High speed chase ends with VSP cruiser damaged Pursuit crosses into Massachusetts before ending in arrest

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A high speed pursuit of a stolen car that stretched from Putney, Vt., to Deerfield, Mass., yesterday ended with the driver bailing out and the vehicle crashing into a Vermont State Police cruiser. According to a VSP press release, at about 5:45 p.m. troopers tried to stop a 2009 black […]

TRSU Board 'special' meeting agenda for July 12

TRSU Board ‘special’ meeting agenda for July 12

The Two Rivers Supervisory Union will hold a “special” organizational meeting at 6 p.m. July 12 at The Roost building, 609 Route 103, Ludlow. This will be the first meeting of the Supervisory Union board that resulted from the Act 46 mergers that created the Green Mountain Unified School District and the Ludlow-Mount Holly Unified […]

South Derry man killed by felled tree

South Derry man killed by felled tree

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A South Londonderry man died in what police say was a mishap outside his home between Sunday morning and Monday morning. According to a Vermont State Police press release, Francis J. Hallahan, 69, of Winhall Hollow Road, was found by a neighbor on Monday morning. The neighbor called 911, at […]

Summer road work to begin in Londonderry

Summer road work to begin in Londonderry

By Neil B. Thorley © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC   In the next few weeks, several sections of road in Londonderry will be undergoing maintenance. The largest will be on the southern end of Thompsonburg Road entering South Londonderry. The resurfacing work will stretch from Old School Street to Cross Road and include the apron […]

Business Ticker: Chef returns to Inn at Weston

Business Ticker: Chef returns to Inn at Weston Meditrina restaurant, changes at Gallery 103 await DRB OK; new MD at Women's Health Center

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Inn at Weston has announced the return of Chef Michael Kennedy. Kennedy who was executive chef at the Free Range Restaurant in Chester for its first three years, made a name for himself with more than 10 years at the Inn at Weston. Kennedy’s seasonal fare features a few […]

Chester DRB agenda for June 25, 2018

Chester DRB agenda for June 25, 2018

The Chester Development Review Board will meet for two site visits beginning at 5 p.m. on Monday June 25, followed by its public meeting at 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is the agenda: 5 p.m. site visit: 166 North St. 5:25 p.m. site visit: 96 South Main St. 1) Review draft […]

Fuel truck hits guardrail to avoid oversize load

Fuel truck hits guardrail to avoid oversize load

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A fuel oil truck trying to avoid an oversize load on Route 30 in Jamaica ended up crashing into a guardrail on Monday morning. According to a Vermont State Police press release, Malcolm L. Clough, 43, of South Londonderry, was traveling north near the intersection of Ball Mountain Lane when […]

Lauren Pullman, 62, cherished her grandchildren

Lauren Pullman, 62, cherished her grandchildren

Lauren S. Pullman, 62, died, Wednesday, June 13, 2018 unexpectedly at her home. She was born July 31, 1955 in Bronx, N.Y., the daughter of Robert and Eleanor (Kurtzweil) Pullman. At the age of 6, her family moved to Cape Cod. Ms. Pullman graduated from Fall River High School and went on to earn her […]

Micro-storm knocks down trees, power lines

Micro-storm knocks down trees, power lines

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A brief but powerful thunderstorm blew through southern Vermont yesterday leaving thousands without power and keeping local emergency responders and power crews busy for hours.  While the entire afternoon was windy and increasingly overcast, the actual storm – around 5 p.m. was over in just a few minutes. Kevin Beattie, […]