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Weston Select Board agenda for May 23, 2017

Weston Select Board agenda for May 23, 2017

The Select Board for the town of Weston will meet at Town Offices, 12 Lawrence Hill Road, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 23. Below is its agenda. Any Requested Changes to the Agenda: Public Comment: Library: Graffiti: Earned Sick Leave: Review and Approve Minutes: SO #11 Payroll, SO #11 Vendors: Committee Reports: New & Old […]

Pinkham graveside services set for June 4

Pinkham graveside services set for June 4

Graveside committal services with full military honors followed by a Masonic ritual for Earle E. Pinkham will be conducted at 1 p.m., Sunday June 4 at  Cobb Cemetery on Hall Ranch Road in Grafton. Mr. Pinkham, a resident of Chester, died on Friday, March 10, 2017 at Springfield Hospital. He was 98.  Mr. Pinkham was born […]

Reward offered in Rockingham Shell burglary

Reward offered in Rockingham Shell burglary

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Authorities are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of burglars who hit the Rockingham Shell station more than two weeks ago. In a press release, the Vermont State Police announced that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives continue to investigate the May 4, […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of May 22, 2017. Monday thru Friday at noon: Truck traffic continues on Golden Hill […]

Andover Select Board agenda for May 22, 2017

Andover Select Board agenda for May 22, 2017

The Select Board for the Town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 22, 2017, at Town Office, 953 Weston-Andover Road.  Below is its agenda. Call Select Board meeting to order. Act on Agenda. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from May 8th meeting. Old Business: A. Gordon Payne – Rt 11 […]

Derry resident tells board of problems below solar farm; Town Plan ready for hearing

Derry resident tells board of problems below solar farm; Town Plan ready for hearing

By Bruce Frauman ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The resident of the blue house located below a solar array, which is now owned and operated by Green Mountain Community Solar, brought to the Londonderry Select Board Monday, May 15  her story of broken promises and a difficult living situation. Jennifer Grycel, whose home is owned by […]

Chester Development Review Board agenda for May 22, 2017

Chester Development Review Board agenda for May 22, 2017

The Development Review Board of the Town of Chester will meet at 5 p.m. Monday, May 22 for a site visit at 3630 Vt. Route 103 N. prior to its 6 p.m. public hearing at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda for the pubic hearing. Review minutes from May 8th 2017 meeting […]

Drug task force arrests 16 in Springfield area sweep

Drug task force arrests 16 in Springfield area sweep

Sixteen area residents, including two from Chester, were arrested last week and two more are being sought by police in a drug sweep by the Vermont Drug Task Force.  According to a Vermont State Police press release today, the arrests came after several months of investigation into the sale of heroin and cocaine in the […]

Little School seeks changes to lease with Weston

Little School seeks changes to lease with Weston

By Bruce Frauman © 2017 Telegraph Publishing The Little School is renegotiating its lease with the town of Weston, and Little School Treasurer Christine Falango appeared before the Select Board on Tuesday, May 9 to discuss various terms. Board member Jim Linville said he and Falango met on the previous Monday to go over the […]

Chester Select Board agenda for May 17, 2017

Chester Select Board agenda for May 17, 2017

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 17 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from May 3, 2017 Selectboard Meeting and May 3, 2017 Executive Sessions 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Solid Waste Update; Tom Kennedy 5. Information Booth; Steven […]

Grafton Select Board agenda for May 15, 2017

Grafton Select Board agenda for May 15, 2017

The Grafton Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 15 at Grafton Elementary School, 58 School St. Below is its agenda. 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Adopt Minutes: April 17, 2017 3. Highway Report 4. Hayden Lake, Forester, Town Park Report 5. Sand and Gravel Bids 6. Employee Evaluation Forms 7. Open Mowing […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of May 15, 2017. Monday thru Thursday: Truck traffic continues on Golden Hill Road as […]

Thieves make off with guns, cash in Rockingham burglary

Thieves make off with guns, cash in Rockingham burglary

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Burglars made off with tens of thousands of dollars in cash, merchandise and guns in two break-ins in Rockingham last Thursday night in adjacent buildings. Vermont State Police continue to investigate the May 4  burglary at the Shell station at  705 Rockingham Road in Rockingham. In addition to the Shell […]

'Worst of the worst' on Route 11 budgeted for summer temp fix

‘Worst of the worst’ on Route 11 budgeted for summer temp fix

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Complaints by local officials about the poor condition of Route 11 between Londonderry and Chester appear to have gained some traction of late as VTrans has offered an interim step in repairing the road. And one Londonderry ambulance service member says improvements can’t come soon enough since […]

Weston Select Board agenda for May 9, 2017

Weston Select Board agenda for May 9, 2017

The Select Board for the town of Weston will hold its meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 9 at Town Offices, 12 Lawrence Hill Road. Below is its agenda. Any Requested Changes to the Agenda Public Comment Road Foreman: Shaw Knoll Culvert; Access Permit Conflict of Interest Policy VLCT Ins Request Act 69 Review and […]

Chester board OKs Red Nose Day; 3 sites to get radar signs

Chester board OKs Red Nose Day; 3 sites to get radar signs

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC For the second year in a row, Chester resident Townsend Gilbert appeared before the Select Board wearing a large red clown nose. This time, the board knew what was coming – Red Nose Day – an international day for raising money for kids in need that was […]

Grafton Planning Board agenda for May 9, 2017

Grafton Planning Board agenda for May 9, 2017

The Planning Commission for the town of Grafton will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 9 at Grafton Elementary School, 58 School St. in Grafton. Below is its agenda. Public Hearing Minor Subdivision Hearing | Windham Foundation Adjourn Public Hearing Planning Commission Meeting Public Comment Minutes: April 11, 2017 Subdivision Sketch Plan Review | Rodney […]

Andover Select Board agenda for May 8, 2017

Andover Select Board agenda for May 8, 2017

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, May 8, 2017 at Town Offices, 953 Weston-Andover Road. Below is its agenda. Call Select Board meeting to order. Act on Agenda. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from April 24th meeting. Review and Act on Financial Orders. Highways / […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of May 8, 2017. Monday through Friday: Road improvement work to being at the intersection […]

Derry board talks Transfer Station changes, salt shed construction

Derry board talks Transfer Station changes, salt shed construction

By Bruce Frauman ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC In a busy session, the Londonderry Select Board Monday night wrestled with a number of long-term issues including Irene buyouts, the town’s salt and sand shed, solar installations and appointments. Solid Waste coordinator Esther Fishman, who is in the process of creating a cashless payment system for the […]