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Bernard Crosier, 96, retired journalist, self-proclaimed 'history nut'

Bernard Crosier, 96, retired journalist, self-proclaimed ‘history nut’

Bernard H. Crosier 96, died on Friday Jan. 4, 2019 at the Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield, Vt. He was born on Nov. 25, 1922 in Wilmington, Vt., the son of Alonzo and Lila (Upton) Crosier, the fourth of their eight children. He graduated from Wilmington High School in 1941 and from the […]

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Business Ticker New American Grill reopens; Mountain Energy expands offerings; King steps down at Nature Museum

New American Grill reopens ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The New American Grill restaurant in the Mountain Marketplace in Londonderry, 5700 VT Route 100, re-opened its doors on Dec. 26, 2018, which chef/owner Max Turner returning with extensive renovations that include a new bar and a platform for patrons and “everybody’s favorite dishes” from the old menu. […]

Sen. Clarkson: New session in Montpelier opens

Sen. Clarkson: New session in Montpelier opens

By Sen. Alison Clarkson It is always exciting to begin a new biennium in the Vermont Statehouse. And, the 2019 launch of the first year of that two-year legislative period was no exception. While our leadership remained unchanged – returning Gov. Phil Scott; Lt. Gov.  David Zuckerman; Senate President Pro Tem Tim Ashe and House […]

To the editor: BRGNS ready to help furloughed federal workers

To the editor: BRGNS ready to help furloughed federal workers

By the time you are reading this, we hope that the government shutdown has ended. But if not, the folks at Black River Good Neighbor Services in Ludlow want to remind any government employee who is having trouble meeting financial obligations that we stand ready to help with food or heating assistance. We are, first […]

College News

College News

©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Alecia Rokes of Andover has been named to Lehigh University’s Dean’s List for the fall 2018 semester. Dean’s List status for the Bethlehem, Pa., university is awarded to students who earned a scholastic average of 3.6 or better while carrying at least 12 hours of regularly graded courses. Nora Bright of […]

To the editor: Springfield Hospital needs new leadership

To the editor: Springfield Hospital needs new leadership

Like most people in our community, I am concerned with the current situation surrounding Springfield Hospital’s finances and administration. I am extremely concerned by a clear lack of leadership by the hospital’s Board of Directors, especially the lack of leadership shown by George Lamb, chair of the SMCS board. Whether the lack of leadership is […]

To the editor: Andover Snow Riders thanks all fund-raiser participants

To the editor: Andover Snow Riders thanks all fund-raiser participants

On Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, the Andover Mountaineer Snow Riders held  its 6th Annual Pasta Dinner and Blind Auction. The event was well attended by club members, fellow snowmobile enthusiasts and neighbors from our surrounding communities. The evening is a two-fold event: the delicious dinner served at the beginning of the evening, then the fun, […]

To the editor: BRGNS thanks all for holiday food, gift collection, distribution efforts

To the editor: BRGNS thanks all for holiday food, gift collection, distribution efforts

Each year, the staff and volunteers at Black River Good Neighbor Services collect food and toys during December and distribute them to deserving families throughout the area. This distribution dates back to well before the creation of BRGNS, but our staff and volunteers are proud to continue the tradition and to serve our clients in […]

Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners & Special Select Board meetings for Jan. 16

Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners & Special Select Board meetings for Jan. 16

Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 16 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Following that meeting, the Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting. Below are the agendas. Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners agenda 1. Citizen Comments 2. Approve Water & Sewer Budgets 3. Adjourn Chester Select […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 14

Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 14

The Select Board for the Town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14 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 December 10th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five […]

To the editor: Derry Rescue Squad honors members at banquet

To the editor: Derry Rescue Squad honors members at banquet

On Oct. 28, the Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad held its annual banquet at the Landgrove Inn. LVRS is all volunteer and doesn’t charge for its ambulance and rescue services. The banquet is a yearly chance to get together in a social setting, have good fun and good food, and recognize accomplishments of individual members and […]

Derry Rescue Squad seeks volunteers for 1-day event

Derry Rescue Squad seeks volunteers for 1-day event

The Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad is seeking volunteers for a two-hour, one-day project in early February. From 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday  SUNDAY, Feb. 3, the LVRS, a third of a mile north of Route 11 on Route 100, will be needing volunteers to help label and stuff 6,000 letters for the rescue squad’s […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Jan. 14

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Jan. 14

The Chester Planning Commission will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 14 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Review draft minutes from the Dec. 10, 2018 and Jan. 5, 2019 Work Shops 2. Citizen Comments 3. Continue Work Shop on proposed changes to the Unified Development By-Laws

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Business Ticker New children's librarian at Whiting; Meat packer donates to Springfield youth programs; SVAC welcomes new exec director; nominees sought for Business of Year Award

Whiting welcomes new Youth Services librarian Whiting Library, 117 Main St. in Chester, welcomes new Youth Services Librarian Stephanie Kaufman. After several months, many applicants and interviews Kaufman will be joining the staff of Whiting Library and offering her services to the children, teens and families of the community. Until recently, Kaufman designed library programs […]

Danny Michaelson, 74, Grafton resident who loved teaching, travel and theater

Danny Michaelson, 74, Grafton resident who loved teaching, travel and theater

Daniel “Danny” Michaelson of Grafton died suddenly on Dec. 5, 2018 at home, in the midst of a favorite activity: packing for a trip, this time to Florida to meet with his brothers David and Peter. Mr. Michaelson was born in 1944 and grew up in Queens, N.Y. When Grafton’s Pettengill Schoolhouse changed owners about […]

Special Chester Select Board meeting for Jan. 8

Special Chester Select Board meeting for Jan. 8

The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve Minutes from the Jan. 2, 2019 Select Board meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Continue Review of Preliminary Draft General Fund Budget 4. New Business/Next Agenda 5. Adjourn

College News

College News

Zekiel Cammarata of Springfield has been named to the Dean’s List of Elmira College, in Elmira, N.Y.m for the fall 2018 term. Full-time students who achieve a grade point average of 3.600 or higher at the end of any Term I or Term II are placed on the Dean’s List at the college. Ainsley Bertone […]

Chester Water & Sewer Commission, Select Board agendas for Jan. 2, 2019

Chester Water & Sewer Commission, Select Board agendas for Jan. 2, 2019

The Chester Water and Sewer Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. followed by a meeting of the Select Board on Wednesday, Jan. 2 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is the agenda. Water and Sewer Commission Meeting 1. Citizen Comments 2. Review Water & Sewer Draft Budgets 3. Adjourn Special Select Board Meeting 1. […]

TRSU board meeting agenda for Jan. 3, 2019

TRSU board meeting agenda for Jan. 3, 2019

The Board of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union will hold its regular monthly meeting on from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday Jan. 3, 2019 at the Roost Building at Fletcher Farm, 611 Rt. 103 in Ludlow. Below is its agenda: I.  CALL TO ORDER: a.  Roll Call II.  APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III.  […]

Op-ed: An open letter to Vermont legislators

Op-ed: An open letter to Vermont legislators

Dear Legislators, First, thank you all for your willingness to serve your constituents and all Vermonters. You are appreciated by most of us. But please remember, you serve both the special wants and needs of your constituents … and, of all Vermonters, whose needs sometimes differ. Foster the balance. The bill-drafting process is broken. You […]