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It all snaps together for the sixth annual LEGO contest

It all snaps together for the sixth annual LEGO contest

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The NewsBank Conference Center was alive with the buzz of creativity and the clicking of plastic parts on Saturday, March 18 as the sixth annual LEGO Contest, sponsored by St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Chester, got under way. Forty-three extrusion engineers between pre-K and eighth grades, their families and friends, came […]

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to GMUHS

Follow the Yellow Brick Road to GMUHS

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The costumes are fitted, the sets are built and all that’s missing is a house falling out of the sky to bring the Wizard of Oz to the stage at Green Mountain Union High School. The familiar L. Frank Baum story of Dorothy’s trek through a magic land with a Scarecrow, […]

Community events: March 22 through March 30, 2017

Community events: March 22 through March 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. March 22: Bidi Dworkin hosts vocal improv workshop Discover your […]

Corn crisps with peach salsa are a yummy snack

Corn crisps with peach salsa are a yummy snack

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Ordinarily made with almost boiling water, this southern favorite hot water corn bread is given a makeover with a touch more flavor — OK, a whole lot more flavor and texture. It is still crispy but with the addition of apple juice instead of water and some bites of actual corn, […]

Two GM grads to play (music) at NCAA tourney

Two GM grads to play (music) at NCAA tourney

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC When the University of Vermont men’s basketball team takes the floor against Perdue tonight in Milwaukee, two Green Mountain Union High School graduates will be there cheering the team on as members of the UVM Pep Band. On Wednesday, Emily Guerra and Emily Comstock told The Telegraph that the band, […]

Community events: Through March 19, 2017

Community events: Through March 19, 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. March: Cabin Fever art expo in Chester Metal artisan Payne […]

Arts events: March 15 through March 21, 2017

Arts events: March 15 through March 21, 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. March 15: ‘Grounded’ at Northern Stage Written by George Brant, […]

Actor Christopher Lloyd tours Weston theater in progress

Actor Christopher Lloyd tours Weston theater in progress

Last week, actor Christopher Lloyd and his wife, Lisa, visited the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company to take a tour of the construction site for the new studio theater at Walker Farm. He has performed on the Weston stage throughout the years in numerous productions, including Death of a Salesman. Lloyd is currently the honorary chair […]

This turkey and apple dish can be crafted for children

This turkey and apple dish can be crafted for children

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This is a lighter version of the classic Normandy dish, and can be geared toward children’s palates by leaving out the alcohol. I also don’t muddle the taste with mushrooms because, let’s face it, most kids will turn their nose up this fungus. And what parents will like about this recipe […]

Whiting Library offers free databases; Senior Solutions seeks volunteers

Whiting Library offers free databases; Senior Solutions seeks volunteers

Whiting Library in Chester in partnership with Vermont Department of Libraries is offering free databases. These include business, medical and genealogical resources, gardening, education, environmental issues, history, and science. Also included are Heritage Quest for genealogy research and Universal Class for lifelong learning. Access is free for patrons, all you need to access a world […]

Vermont wood crafters sought for September show

Vermont wood crafters sought for September show

The Vermont Woodworking & Forest Festival, to be  held on Saturday & Sunday, Sept. 23-24, 2017 in Woodstock, Vt., at the Billings Farm & Museum, is seeking Vermont craftspeople interested in showing their and even demonstrating their crafts. Join the celebration of Vermont’s working landscape with your unique products that represent the best of Vermont. […]

Community events: March 9 through March 14, 2017

Community events: March 9 through March 14, 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. March 9: Local baker shares alternative path to wellness John […]

Arts events: March 10 through March 11, 2017

Arts events: March 10 through March 11, 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. March 10: Underground Railroad celebrated The national professional touring theater […]

Amazing gravy: How sweet the sound of satisfied palates

Amazing gravy: How sweet the sound of satisfied palates

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Make something healthy for you and sneak veggies in the mouth of even the most finicky of children! I have done away with the classic roux thickener here, without any loss of flavor. Perfect for beginners or those in a rush, this gravy should not take more than five minutes from […]

Ludlow Rotary offers new scholarship; BRGNS installs cameras

Ludlow Rotary offers new scholarship; BRGNS installs cameras

The Ludlow Rotary Club announces  a new district-wide scholarship in memory of Janice H. McElroy.  McElroy served as Rotary District 7870 Governor in 2011-2012 and was instrumental in securing a Rotary International grant of $412,000 to help southern Vermont rebuild after the devastation of Tropical Storm Irene.  This scholarship is made possible due to donations […]

Community events: March 1 through March 9, 2017

Community events: March 1 through March 9, 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. March 1: Backyard wildlife habitats discussed Biologist, field naturalist and […]

Arts events: March 1 through March 5, 2017

Arts events: March 1 through March 5, 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. March–April: Architectural drawing display at Whiting The Whiting Library presents […]

'Forks over Knives' showings on Tuesdays at Grace Cottage

‘Forks over Knives’ showings on Tuesdays at Grace Cottage

The documentary Forks Over Knives, which examines the theory that most if not all chronic diseases that afflict Americans today can be controlled or even reversed by changes in diet, will be shown Tuesday afternoons, 3:30 to 5 p.m., in the Holt Conference Room at Grace Cottage Hospital’s Community Wellness Center, 133 Grafton Road, Townshend. […]

CAES seeks contents for Time Capsule

CAES seeks contents for Time Capsule

Following the success of the Chester 250th celebrations, the CAES Student Council is asking for the communities help to create a 2016 Time Capsule. The Student Council will be gathering materials at the Monday, March 6, 2017 Town Meeting. It is looking for photos with names, dated notices, promotional materials, annual reports, and/ or anything […]

Indian fruit chutney proves dried fruits are for all seasons

Indian fruit chutney proves dried fruits are for all seasons

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com In case you were wondering what to do with your dried fruits leftover from the holidays, look no further. Usually I do something in the cake or pie department, but I thought I would mix it up a bit and prepare a recipe that had some bite to it. Chutney is […]