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Magic Mountain attendance on pace to break records

Magic Mountain attendance on pace to break records

Frigid winter weather hasn’t kept skiers away from Magic Mountain, which is on pace to break the record for a season since it reopened in 1997, its owners say. Magic saw a 25 percent increase in skier visits during the 2017 Christmas holiday over the Londonderry ski area’s prior best Christmas week in 2010. The […]

Wise Money: Create a healthy relationship with money

Wise Money: Create a healthy relationship with money

By Kevin Theissen Skygate Financial Group LLC ©2018-Telegraph Publishing LLC Here are six steps for a healthy relationship with your money. Expect the Best, Prepare for the Worst We go through many tough experiences in life, most of which are not our fault: job loss, unforeseen illness, accidents, etc. Unfortunate circumstances happen – be prepared […]

Adams Funeral Homes in Chester, Ludlow to close by early February

Adams Funeral Homes in Chester, Ludlow to close by early February

By Cynthia Prairie ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Adams Funeral Homes & Cremation Services in Chester and Ludlow will be closing their doors by early February. The two funeral homes have been managed under the Dignity Memorial brand, which is owned by Service Corporation International, the Houston, Texas, based company that, as of 2013, owned […]

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©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Bookkeeping opens shop in Chester Mary Richardson has opened Green Mountain Bookkeeping & Office Support on Main Street in Chester. With more than 25 years of experience, Green Mountain Bookkeeping is offering bookkeeping and office support to small business owners as well as individuals. Richardson said that her services […]

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Kuniko Hunter of Chester, RPI team, awarded medical patent 2011 Green Mountain Union High School graduate and Chester resident Kuniko Hunter has been awarded a U.S. patent as one of a team of five inventors of Elefoot, a device for monitoring and documenting a patient’s compliance to doctor’s orders — such as keeping the affected […]

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The Chester Telegraph donated $700 to the Chester Rotary in early December. For the past three years, The Telegraph and the Rotary have partnered to develop the Rotary’s annual Chester Fall Festival page in The Telegraph. Every year, the page contains detailed information on the festival, including music and entertainment schedules, demonstration and vendor information […]

Wise Money: What about dividends?

Wise Money: What about dividends?

By Kevin Theissen Skygate Financial Group LLC ©2017-Telegraph Publishing LLC When interest rates reach historic lows, some investors in search of income-generating investments turn to dividend-yielding stocks. Dividends are taxable payments made by a company to its shareholders. When a company makes a profit, that money can be put to two uses: It can be […]

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New businesses coming online in Chester By Cynthia Prairie ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The business landscape continues to change in and around Chester, much of it for the better. Nancy and Hugh Pennell of Smokeshire Road have transformed the former Post Office and grocery at 3630 Route 103 in Gassetts into a warm showroom and […]

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Cedar Hill employees honored The Vermont Health Care Association has given three awards to the Cedar Hill Continuing Care Community in Windsor, according to a statement from Cedar Hill. The awards were presented at VHCA’s annual conference in September. Cathy Connors won the award for outstanding residential care LPN of the year. She has worked […]

Wise Money: A primer on Living Trusts

Wise Money: A primer on Living Trusts

By Kevin Theissen Skygate Financial Group LLC ©2017-Telegraph Publishing LLC Aliving trust is a popular consideration in many estate strategy conversations, but its appropriateness will depend upon your individual needs and objectives. A living trust is created while you are alive and funded with the assets you choose to transfer into it. The trustee (typically […]

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Falls chamber hosts Chowder & Chili Cookoff The Greater Falls Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold its third annual Chowder and Chili Cookoff in Bellows Falls from noon to 5 p.m. on Saturday,Oct. 28. The event is intended to promote shopping locally. Those attending can have their “shop local” cards stamped to enter a raffle. […]

Chef Tostrup joins Free Range; Neal's opens in Proctorsville <br> <small> Neal's owner also challenges Tostrup, Free Range to a softball game</small>

Chef Tostrup joins Free Range; Neal’s opens in Proctorsville
Neal’s owner also challenges Tostrup, Free Range to a softball game

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Free Range Restaurant owners Anne and Rick Paterno announced today that Chef Jason Tostrup will be joining them in mid-November as managing partner and executive chef. Tostrup is best known in the area for his tenure at the Inn at Weathersfield and, for the past four years, […]

Van den Bergh joins Grace Cottage rehab

Van den Bergh joins Grace Cottage rehab

Physical Therapist Margaret van den Bergh has joined the staff of the Grace Cottage Rehabilitation Department in Townshend. A practicing physical therapist for over 40 years, van den Bergh brings a wealth of professional experience to the department. After earning her B.S. in Physical Therapy from the University of Vermont, she worked for Tidewater Rehab […]

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Haefner named development associate at Northern Stage Andover resident and Weston Playhouse Theatre Company alum Susan Haefner has been named as the new development and education associate with Northern Stage of White River Junction. Haefner, who has starred in Weston Playhouse’s The King & I, Hairspray, The Other Place and, most recently, Tenderly as Rosemary […]

Road access issue stalls Jack's Diner hearing

Road access issue stalls Jack’s Diner hearing

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The conditional use application for Jack’s Diner had its third but not quite final meeting before the Chester Development Review Board on Monday night. Attorney Amanda George told the board that the approval her client, Jacques Dodier, was expecting from the Agency of Transportation had not come […]

Estate management checklist to help yourself, your heirs

Estate management checklist to help yourself, your heirs

By Kevin Theissen Skygate Financial Group LLC ©2017-Telegraph Publishing LLC Here’s an estate management checklist. But before we proceed, one key difference between a will and a living trust is when they take effect. A will takes effect when you die; a living trust takes effect when you execute it, and begins to operate when […]

SAPA TV to hold annual meeting, community forum; <br> Grace Cottage Hospital honored

SAPA TV to hold annual meeting, community forum;
Grace Cottage Hospital honored

SAPA TV will hold its 2017 Annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12 at the SAPA TV studios, located in the Springfield High School. There will be food and a SAPA TV studio open house starting at 6 p.m. The SAPA TV annual meeting will start at 6:30 p.m., immediately followed by the community goal-setting forum. […]

VanSickle joins Family Medicine Suite in Springfield; <br>Kissel joins Rockingham Vet Clinic

VanSickle joins Family Medicine Suite in Springfield;
Kissel joins Rockingham Vet Clinic

Renee VanSickle, DNP, FNP-C, has joined Dr. Barbara Dalton and the Family Medicine Suite team at Springfield Health Center, 100 River St. in Springfield. She is now accepting new patients to her primary care panel. VanSickle received an Associate Degree in Nursing from Central Community College; a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Oklahoma Wesleyan […]

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Stone Hearth donates; 56 Main closes Stone Hearth Inn and Tavern in Chester has donated $650 to the Chester Recreation Department, a gift that will supply new team jerseys to the 5th and 6th grade girls and boys Chester soccer teams. Much to the dismay of many of  its fans, 56 Main Street Restaurant in […]

Jack's Diner has second DRB hearing, third scheduled

Jack’s Diner has second DRB hearing, third scheduled

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Monday night, the Chester Development Review Board once again took up the application of Jacques Dodier for a conditional use permit to operate a restaurant and apartments on the site of what was Jack’s Diner until 2011 when he shuttered the operation for what was described […]