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Community events: May 25 through Aug. 3, 2017

Community events: May 25 through Aug. 3, 2017

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. May 25: Herbalist to discuss medicinals Medicinal plants, including what […]

Arts events: May 26 through May 28, 2017

Arts events: May 26 through May 28, 2017

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. May 26 & 27:  Youth theater presents new play New […]

Ralph Pace receives LPCTV's first Community Service Award

Ralph Pace receives LPCTV’s first Community Service Award

Ralph Pace, longtime volunteer producer and host of community TV programs, has been honored with LPCTV’s first Community Service Award at the organization’s May 6 fundraising gala. The award, which will be given annually, was established to recognize valuable service that a volunteer or member of LPCTV has provided to the community. The Ludlow-based local […]

Go an extra mile: Sauce your meats the way they deserve

Go an extra mile: Sauce your meats the way they deserve

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com While it may be simpler to purchase a barbecue sauce,there are recipes that make it worth the extra effort. Here is one such recipe. After years of trying to recreate my father’s (the Second Yankee Chef) BBQ sauce recipe, to no avail; I was relieved to stumble upon it! Now I […]

CAES hosts Community Cafe Ice Cream Social

CAES hosts Community Cafe Ice Cream Social

By Cynthia Prairie © 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 S. Main St., will be hosting a free ice cream social at the school from 3 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, May 21, to begin talking with families about what they want to see in a new playground and in other areas that […]

Windsor Co. drug take-back nets 567 lbs. from 10 towns

Windsor Co. drug take-back nets 567 lbs. from 10 towns

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC On April 29, 2017, Windsor County Sheriffs, in cooperation with local and state police, again participated in the DEA-led National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, resulting in 567 pounds of disposed medications collected for incineration. This is the largest volume yet to be tallied in Windsor County, and 90 pounds greater than […]

Arts events: May 18 through May 20, 2017

Arts events: May 18 through May 20, 2017

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. May 18: Speckers fiddle at Jamaica Town Hall On Thursday, […]

Community events: May 18 through May 25, 2017

Community events: May 18 through May 25, 2017

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. May 18: Six-week Tai Chi course offered in Londonderry Certified […]

Summertime salmon is a feel-good, taste good healthy dish

Summertime salmon is a feel-good, taste good healthy dish

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com It is that time of year when we begin to notice last year’s summer attire (heck, even some of our winter clothes) are just a tad snug. Here is a great recipe that will make you feel just a little better about what you are eating. Delicious, crunchy and a true […]

Arts events: May 8 through May 17, 2017

Arts events: May 8 through May 17, 2017

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. May 8: Artist exhibit opens at Great Hall  in Springfield […]

Community events: May 13 through May 30, 2017

Community events: May 13 through May 30, 2017

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. May 13: Cavendish hosts spring bird walk On Saturday, May […]

Bacon smokey ribs are perfect for the summer table

Bacon smokey ribs are perfect for the summer table

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com If you enjoy the taste of smokey bacon with your ribs, this is the recipe for you … and whoever you want to share it with. Creating a dry rub and preparing your own bacon-barbecue sauce is the only way to go for me. But if desired, simply buy your favorite, […]

Housing program offers homeowners repair help

Housing program offers homeowners repair help

Windham & Windsor Housing Trust’s Home Repair Program is available to help income-eligible homeowners affordably rehab and repair their homes. The Home Repair Program has low-cost loans and provides expert help every step of the way. The loan officer works with homeowners to tailor a loan that is affordable and allows homeowners to make ends […]

Steampunk Society seeks Tweed Ride participants

Steampunk Society seeks Tweed Ride participants

The Steampunk Society of Vermont, a Springfield-based nonprofit, is raising seed money for the 2017 Springfield Steampunk Festival, to be held on Sept. 23 and 24 at Hartness House Inn. To that purpose, the group is sponsoring a Fun Run and Tweed Ride on June 3 at 9 a.m. on Toonerville Trail in Springfield. Registration […]

Community events: May 4 through May 10, 2017

Community events: May 4 through May 10, 2017

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. May 4: Playground committee speaks at Chester Rotary The Rotary […]

Arts events: May 4 through May 6, 2017

Arts events: May 4 through May 6, 2017

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. May 4: Main Street Arts hosts two artists’ works Main […]

A first for everything: grilled cheese with tomato gravy

A first for everything: grilled cheese with tomato gravy

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Grilled cheese with gravy? you ask. My answer: Because why not?  Serve this lightly breaded cheese that has been grilled until the outside is crisp and the inside is melting. Serve with southern tomato gravy and this is a dish that is screaming decadence. Tomato gravy is also, classically, served on […]

Townscape offers planters for Chester; Family Center seeks all types of volunteers

Townscape offers planters for Chester;
Family Center seeks all types of volunteers

Chester Townscape holds annual planter offer Chester Townscape is offering for sale large planters filled with flowering plants that will be placed in key locations throughout the town. Floral displays will soon grace a variety of very visible public places, such as the Green, the Whiting Library, the Post Office, Chester train station, Depot gazebo, […]

Cavendish Community Fund gets new logo; NEH highlights Rock Library preservation work

Cavendish Community Fund gets new logo;
NEH highlights Rock Library preservation work

The Cavendish Community Fund has passed the 10-year mark and is now updating its image with a new logo. In 2007, the fund began with donations from several supportive citizens to help build a closer and more cohesive Cavendish. During its 10 years, the fund has distributed more than $31,000 in grants to enhance the […]

Arts events: April 29 through May 7, 2017

Arts events: April 29 through May 7, 2017

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 29: ‘You Can’t Take it With You’ at Charlestown […]