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Collaborative, Main Street Arts, Northern Stage receive grants

Collaborative, Main Street Arts, Northern Stage receive grants

Collaborative receives mentoring grant The Collaborative  announces that it has received the $1,900 Vermont Mentoring Grant from Mobius, Vermont’s Mentoring Partnership. This award will go toward continuing to improve the mentor program already provided by the Collaborative in Londonderry​. Programs supporting this grant include the Vermont Department for Children and Families, the A.D. Henderson Foundation, […]

Chester Chatter: Door-to-door salesmen to Tupperware parties

Chester Chatter: Door-to-door salesmen to Tupperware parties

By Ruthie Douglas © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Remember a time, long past, of door-to-door salesmen? A knock at the door might mean the Fuller Brush salesman or perhaps the Knapp Shoe salesman. At the end of the Green Mountain Turnpike we even got a Sunbeam Bread man. Also there was Avon, Watkins products and […]

Experience a Danish that needs no introduction

Experience a Danish that needs no introduction

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Pineapple peach danish: need I say more? So, on to the recipe. 1 cup warm coconut water 2 tablespoons sugar 1 envelope dry yeast 2 cups flour 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained very well 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 peaches 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon […]

Andover to celebrate long tenure, retirement of roads foreman

Andover to celebrate long tenure, retirement of roads foreman

The Town of Andover will celebrate the career and retirement of road crew Foreman Kevin Baker in the Town Hall, 953 Andover Road, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. Baker is an Andover native whose parents moved to the town when they got married. For he past 23 years, Baker has been […]

Community events: Sept. 21 through Sept. 30, 2017

Community events: Sept. 21 through Sept. 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. Sept. 21: Golf tourney to benefit Springfield Hospital Play golf […]

Arts events: Sept. 21 through Sept. 23, 2017

Arts events: Sept. 21 through Sept. 23, 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. Sept. 21: Live music at Jamaica Town Hall On Thursday, […]

Chester Chatter: A short diary of a happy lunch lady

Chester Chatter: A short diary of a happy lunch lady

By Ruthie Douglas © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Time spent working at Chester-Andover Elementary School made my job as supervisor of the hot lunch program a pleasure. It is very true, kids say the darnedest things. Perhaps time spent serving their lunch was short but they told me everything. The kids were so comfortable with […]

Mix it up: Make a salad you can call 'hearty'

Mix it up: Make a salad you can call ‘hearty’

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This is one of those “salads” that tastes and satisfies as a hearty side dish. Wonderful flavor, filling without feeling guilty and perfectly suited for all times of year. Just a hint of protein is all this recipe needs to accomplish all this and more. 1 small butternut squash (about a […]

Arts events: Sept. 14 through Oct. 31, 2017

Arts events: Sept. 14 through Oct. 31, 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. Through Oct. 31: Whitney-Payne exhibits botanicals at Whiting Chester artist […]

Community events: Sept. 12 through Sept. 19, 2017

Community events: Sept. 12 through Sept. 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. Sept. 12: Fall wellness classes begin at Grace Cottage Grace […]

Kids, teens invited to Young Americans performance workshops at GMUHS

Kids, teens invited to Young Americans performance workshops at GMUHS

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School is inviting students in grades 3 through 12 from White River Junction to Brattleboro to experience the excitement of learning about performing – and perform as well – with the Young Americans, a group of young adults who travel the country and world teaching performing musical […]

Chester Chatter: First day of school filled with anticipation

Chester Chatter: First day of school filled with anticipation

By Ruthie Douglas © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Excitement was running high: Tomorrow would be the start of a new school year. We kids were anxious to get back to school and see our friends once again. That night, we had laid out our new school clothes so to have everything ready for morning. Opening […]

End your summer with a colorful plate

End your summer with a colorful plate

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This dish is gorgeous blend of colorful cabbage, carrots and squash and mixed into the tastiest blend of flavors you can add to coleslaw. It’s a must serve at that final get together of the summer. 1 (16-ounce) package shredded coleslaw mix 1/2 small butternut squash (about a pound) 1/2 cup […]

Northern Stage director awarded Genius Grant

Northern Stage director awarded Genius Grant

The Pussycat Foundation, established in the spirit of Cosmopolitan Magazine editor Helen Gurley Brown, has awarded Northern Stage’s Producing Artistic Director Carol Dunne a Genius Grant of $250,000 for her achievements in theater arts, recognizing her as a pioneering artist and artistic director. The Pussycat Foundation awards Genius Grants to individuals who dedicate their lives […]

Arts events: Sept. 9 through Sept. 15, 2017

Arts events: Sept. 9 through Sept. 15, 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. Sept. 9 & 30: Perspective drawing classes Stone Church Center […]

Community events: Sept. 7 through Sept. 14, 2017

Community events: Sept. 7 through Sept. 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. Sept. 7: Learn about importance of advance directives Attorneys advise […]

Chester Chatter: On the loving grandparents next door

Chester Chatter: On the loving grandparents next door

By Ruthie Douglas © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC I had only one set of grandparents — my father’s parents died before I was born. My grandparents lived right next door. They were my biggest fans, they supported me always and stood by me. They nurtured and helped form my character. They did this by sharing […]

Nostalgia is rich in this Indian Pudding

Nostalgia is rich in this Indian Pudding

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com The original Hasty Pudding, or Indian Pudding, is probably the very first dessert ever made on New England shores by our European ancestors. Don’t listen to other so-called culinary historians when they note that Indian Pudding should be baked in order to be classic. This is entirely untrue! This New England […]

Weston Ladies seek green for the Green with weekend concert - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Weston Ladies seek green for the Green with weekend concert – CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Nearly 34 years before the 19th amendment gave women the right to vote, the Vermont legislature gave nine Weston women the power to establish, own and maintain a park in the center of their town. And on Sunday, Sept. 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the successors […]

Chester legion Auxiliary hosts Girls State delegate; Good Neighbors Services seeks volunteers Townshend Food Shelf seeks Tons of Tomatoes

Chester legion Auxiliary hosts Girls State delegate;
Good Neighbors Services seeks volunteers
Townshend Food Shelf seeks Tons of Tomatoes

At its Aug. 14 monthly meeting, the American Legion Auxiliary of Post 67 of Chester hosted Girls State attendee Sofia Gulick of Springfield, who was sponsored by the Chester post and was elected a Vermont senator during the weeklong event that teaches about the inner workings of government and civic life. Sofia, who intends to […]