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Grafton Select Board agenda for May 7, 2018

Grafton Select Board agenda for May 7, 2018

The Grafton Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 7, 2018 at Grafton Garage, 220 Bell St. Below is its agenda. 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Approve Minutes: April 16, 2018 3. Warrants, as signed, presented to Selectboard 4. Highway Report 5. VTAlert – Randall Bronson – Action may be taken 6. Consolidation […]

College News

College News

Two area men from the Reserved Officer Training Corps in the Charleston, South Carolina Corps of Cadets were recognized for academic and military leadership and excellence on Thursday, March 29. They are: Christopher Armstrong (Army) of Chester received the Reserve Officers Association of the United States Award. The Reserve Officers Association Award is presented to […]

To the editor: GM students pioneer French exchange program

To the editor: GM students pioneer French exchange program

This year, nine students and two faculty members of Green Mountain Union High School pioneered an exchange program with Lycée St. Joseph La Pommeraye, a high school in France. The 2018 St. Joseph La Pommeraye Exchange Program was an opportunity for GM students to better understand French culture and gain fluency in French language through […]

Andover Day Fair seeks artisans, crafters

Andover Day Fair seeks artisans, crafters

Crafter and artisan vendors are invited to reserve a space to display and sell their wares at The Andover Project Committee’s fifth annual Andover Day Fair, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Andover Town Hall grounds at 953 Andover Road. The event includes arts, crafts, […]

Raymond White Sr., 51, cultivated friends, culture of caring

Raymond White Sr., 51, cultivated friends, culture of caring

©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Born with a permanent smile on April 22, 1966 in Randolph, Vt., to Matthew and Irene (Huard) White, Raymond White Sr. changed the lives of thousands, if not more. On April 18, 2018 while tending to his beloved cattle/“kids,” Mr. White suffered of a heart attack, dying doing what he loved […]

Green Up Day in Andover, Cavendish & Chester

Green Up Day in Andover, Cavendish & Chester

Andover Green-Up Day from 9 a.m. to noon Andover Green-Up day will be held 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 5. Residents and friends are invited to beautify the town grounds, clean the roadsides and spruce up the cemeteries. Meet at the Andover Town Hall, 953 Andover Road, to choose your work assignment. Coffee […]

Dr. Barbeau honored; scholarship applications available

Dr. Barbeau honored; scholarship applications available

Dr. Barbeau to be honored by SMCS Delores Barbeau, MD, MPH, will be the recipient of the George F. Leland Community Health Award from Springfield Medical Care Systems.  The award ceremony will take place at this year’s Apple Blossom Cotillion on Friday, May 4 at Riverside Middle School gymnasium. This award is named in honor […]

To the editor: Family Center thanks businesses for help during prom outfit sale

To the editor: Family Center thanks businesses for help during prom outfit sale

On April 4, 2018, area teens and parents converged on the Chester-Andover Family Center for prom shopping. Shoppers tried on multiple dresses from our selection of over 200 long and short gowns. Once the perfect dress was found, the girls selected accessories to match. Guys also had a large selection of suits and tuxedos to […]

Carol Jennings, Weston winter resident, dies at 88

Carol Jennings, Weston winter resident, dies at 88

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Carol Raymond Jennings, of Jamestown, R.I., and Weston, Vt., died peacefully on April 19, four days short of her 89th birthday. Dorothy Caroline Raymond was born in 1929 to Morris Thomas Raymond and Dorothy Cushing Whitridge Raymond, on her mother’s birthday. Mrs. Jennings was the fourth of five children – […]

Andover Select Board agenda for April 23, 2018

Andover Select Board agenda for April 23, 2018

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 23 at Town Office, 953 Andover Road. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from April 9th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, 10 […]

Chester DRB agenda for April 23, 2018

Chester DRB agenda for April 23, 2018

The Chester Development Review Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 23 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1) Review draft minutes from the March 26th meeting 2) Citizens comments 3) Reconvene Sandri Realty Inc. Flood Hazard Review and Conditional Use applications (#518 & 519) 4) Deliberative session to review […]

GM announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

GM announces 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School has announced its 3rd Quarter Honor Roll for the 2018-2019 school year. Honors Middle School Honors are earned by those students with one off-setting grade not below a C-. (There must be an A+, A, or A- to offset the one grade of a C+, C […]

Heath Gordon Scholarship event set for May 5

Heath Gordon Scholarship event set for May 5 Fundraiser has donated $26,000 to GM grads in four years

The 5th Annual Heath Gordon Scholarship Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 5  beginning at 6 p.m. at the Chester American Legion, 637 VT Route 103 South. Over the four years of the scholarship, this 501(c)3 has raised and given away $26,000 to four Green Mountain Union High School graduates who are pursuing careers […]

REVISED - GMUSD special meeting agenda for April 17, 2018

REVISED – GMUSD special meeting agenda for April 17, 2018

The Green Mountain Unified School District board of directors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday April 17, 2018 in the Library of the Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main Street in Chester at 6 p.m.  Below is the revised agenda. The CTES principal candidate interview was moved later in the meeting and the discussion of […]

Cavendish board talks infrastructure

Cavendish board talks infrastructure Paving, sewer and internet projects on the horizon

By Julia Purdy © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Monday night’s Cavendish Select Board meeting opened with citizens’ input from Margo Caulfield, who gave a quick overview on the slow progress of high-speed internet installation. TDS Telecom, Caulfield said, has said that there was a delay in the Comcast rewiring project due to confusion regarding net […]

Chester Select Board agenda for April 18, 2018

Chester Select Board agenda for April 18, 2018

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from April 4, 2018 Selectboard Meeting 2. Citizen’s Comments 3. Old Business 4. Popple Dungeon Alternatives Public Meeting 5. Salvage Yard Ordinance 6. Liquor Licenses First Class: Pizza […]

Chester Legion to honor state commander, auxiliary president

Chester Legion to honor state commander, auxiliary president

Vermont Commander Huzon “Jerry” Stewart and Auxiliary President Lynda Farmer, both from Chester Post/Unit 67, will be celebrated as they near the end of their 2017-2018 year at the helm of the American Legion Department of Vermont. A banquet in their honor will be held May 12, 2018 at the Chester Post 67, 637 VT […]

Celebration of life set in May for Janet Greenlees

Celebration of life set in May for Janet Greenlees

A celebration of the life of Janet Greenlees will be held at the First Universalist Parish on North Street in Chester at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12. Janet Greenlees died on Nov. 12, 2017 at age 90 in the Meadows Home in Rutland.  She moved to Chester in 1978 and spent many years as a […]

To the editor: Principal Ferenc invites parents to Proficiency Based Education meeting

To the editor: Principal Ferenc invites parents to Proficiency Based Education meeting

Dear Green Mountain Parents, Students and Guardians, I am writing this letter to invite you to an informational presentation on Proficiency Based Education, to be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 1, 2018 in the Green Mountain Union High School’s Library Learning Commons. We will open the meeting in the LLC with a brief overview […]

Commentary: Get to know Grace Cottage

Commentary: Get to know Grace Cottage

By Rep. Kelly Pajala The legislature meets Tuesday through Friday, so Mondays are often the one weekday during sessions when legislators have the opportunity to spend time back in their home districts. Last Monday, in the midst of my brain being consumed by the battle over gun control and school safety, I literally went out […]