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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, […]

Arts events: April 26 through May 1, 2018

Arts events: April 26 through May 1, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. Save the Date: 16th Annual Music in the Meadow On […]

Community events: April 27 to May 3, 2018

Community events: April 27 to May 3, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 27:  Visit Statehouse with Rural Vermont Rural Vermont hosts  […]

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 […]

Chester Chatter: Sowing seeds for a fine harvest

Chester Chatter: Sowing seeds for a fine harvest

By Ruthie Douglas © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC About this time of year, seed catalogs started to arrive in the mailbox of the old Douglas farm house. It was not long before they were spread out on the kitchen table. Pages were turned, prices compared and much thought pondered. First came the farmland seeds, a […]

Your new favorite pancake for breakfast, brunch

Your new favorite pancake for breakfast, brunch

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com With its custardy texture and crisp edges, this pancake will be a delightful dish for your next breakfast or brunch. Try other fruits such as apples, bananas, fresh peaches or even a berry of your liking. Nonstick cooking spray 1/2 cup flour 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, divided 1/3 cup milk […]

Henry Homeyer: The woodchucks are coming

Henry Homeyer: The woodchucks are coming

By Henry Homeyer © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Woodchucks, alas, are out and about. Fortunately I don’t have lettuce or green beans growing in my garden yet, as I saw my first one lounging in the sun on April 11 in a neighbor’s field. It was looking relaxed and happy. If you’ve have had woodchucks […]

Community events: April 18-April 25, 2018

Community events: April 18-April 25, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in their Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 18: BRGNS Customer Appreciation Day The staff and volunteers at Black […]

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 […]

Arts events: April 20 through April 21, 2018

Arts events: April 20 through April 21, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in their Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, . Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 20: Chamber series continues with Windscape The Brattleboro Music […]

Chester Chatter: A simple life close to home

Chester Chatter: A simple life close to home

By Ruthie Douglas © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC My mother-in-law grew up many years ago in the hilltop town of Windham. Before electricity, before central heat and in the days of the one-room schoolhouse. It was a peaceful, quiet place to live with no Main Street, no general store or diner. Children walked to school […]

Sweeten the pot with a less-traditional pudding

Sweeten the pot with a less-traditional pudding

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This coconut-mango pudding is so pleasingly sweet with just enough sugar to “sweeten the pot.” The mango stands out really well with just that hint of toasted coconut and allspice to warm it up a bit.   1/4 cup shredded coconut, sweetened or unsweetened 1 cup water 1 can (12 oz.) […]

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 […]

Henry Homeyer: A quick look at edible natives

Henry Homeyer: A quick look at edible natives

By Henry Homeyer © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC It’s rare that I find a book that is as useful, accurate and easy-to-read as Native Plants for New England Gardens by Mark Richardson and Dan Jaffe, both on staff at the New England Wild Flower Society in Framingham, Mass. This book presents over 100 species of […]

Arts events: April 11-April 14, 2018

Arts events: April 11-April 14, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 11: Learn dry stone art from Dan Snow Add […]

Community events: April 12-April 17, 2018

Community events: April 12-April 17, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 12: Winhall Memorial Library Cookbook Club Attend Winhall Memorial […]

A rich, chocolatey treat to satisfy that craving

A rich, chocolatey treat to satisfy that craving

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com I t’s hard to believe I have never used dried cherries before in fudge; time to make up for lost time! Using the remains of an opened can of evaporated skim milk made this a no-fail fudge. I wish I could tell you to lower the sugar content in this, but […]

Chester Chatter: In the company of young and old

Chester Chatter: In the company of young and old

By Ruthie Douglas © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Old time Chester was a hub of activity. There was always something to do, whether it be sports or of a more intellectual pursuit. During the winter months, the townspeople got involved with community plays and musical concerts. Many times, a troupe from Boston or New York […]

Henry Homeyer: Blooming indoors for sanity

Henry Homeyer: Blooming indoors for sanity

By Henry Homeyer © 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC I recently got a new tool that I’ve been using to pick stems of forsythia and pussy willows. Stems of spring-blooming shrubs put in a vase with water will bloom earlier inside than they would outside – and I’m ready for blossoms. Often the best buds are […]

Community events: April 4 through April 8, 2018

Community events: April 4 through April 8, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 4: Parent dinner and discussion nights The Collaborative hosts […]