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Theissen joins Fisher Financial as independent advisor

Theissen joins Fisher Financial as independent advisor Also recognized as an Elite Advisor by Ed Slott & Co.

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester CPA Ronald Theissen has joined forces with Fisher Financial Associates, a registered financial advisory firm with offices in Wolfeboro and Hanover, N.H., to provide financial planning services including investment management, insurance and estates and trusts. Thiessen will be an independent advisor with the Fisher firm. In […]

Chester ice cream and coffee cafe opens Saturday

Chester ice cream and coffee cafe opens Saturday Springfield Med gets pharmacist consult grant

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Visitors to this Saturday’s Fall Festival will find a new business open on the Chester Green. The Main Street Coffee and Scoop Shoppe – the latest creation of Scott and Leslie Blair, owners of the Southern Pie Company, just down the street – will be opening that day. Located in […]

With new chef, MacLaomainn's open seven days

With new chef, MacLaomainn’s open seven days

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC With a new chef in the kitchen, MacLaomainn’s is returning to its old schedule of being open daily. Recently, due to a labor shortage in the kitchen, Chester’s Scottish pub had been closing on Tuesdays. Daniel Ely, who has been in the pub’s kitchen for about a month, has been […]

Chester Alumni golf tourney seeks hole sponsors

Chester Alumni golf tourney seeks hole sponsors

The Alumni Association for Chester High School/Green Mountain Union High School is looking for sponsors for its annual fund-raising Golf Tournament to be held at the Tater Hill Golf Club,  at 6802 Popple Dungeon Road in Windham, on Sunday, Sept. 9. Hole sponsorships are $50 to $100 and the deadline for purchasing one is Wednesday, […]

Business Ticker: Chef returns to Inn at Weston

Business Ticker: Chef returns to Inn at Weston Meditrina restaurant, changes at Gallery 103 await DRB OK; new MD at Women's Health Center

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Inn at Weston has announced the return of Chef Michael Kennedy. Kennedy who was executive chef at the Free Range Restaurant in Chester for its first three years, made a name for himself with more than 10 years at the Inn at Weston. Kennedy’s seasonal fare features a few […]

Business events: June 13-June 15, 2018

Business events: June 13-June 15, 2018

For a complete listing of events, please see The Chester Telegraph Calendar. June 13: Webinar explores business ownership At 1 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, the Small Business Administration holds a webinar about the basics of starting a business. The topics include financing options, market research, business plans and other resources available to launch a […]

Creative community meetup in Springfield

Creative community meetup in Springfield

The Cornerstone Creative Community of Vermont hosts a free Breakfast Social from 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, June 7 to broaden and build partnerships within the art community. A major focus of the initiative is regional networking — connecting creatives and individuals who work in commercial art to find ways to collaborate, cross-promote and […]

West River Farmers Market celebrates 25 years

West River Farmers Market celebrates 25 years Opens for the season on Saturday

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing  LLC The West River Farmers Market celebrates its 25th season starting on Saturday, May 26.  Founded in 1993, the West River Market is among the largest and oldest in Vermont. The market’s 40 vendors sell fresh local produce and cheeses, local meats, poultry and eggs, maple products, pickles, plants, prepared food […]

Grace Cottage gets AT&T Cell Site on Wheels

Grace Cottage gets AT&T Cell Site on Wheels Townshend also to benefit with potential provider shutdown

Gov. Phil Scott on Monday announced the arrival of an AT&T Cell Site on Wheels — COW — at Grace Cottage Hospital in Townshend, which will reinforce and enhance wireless network coverage for the hospital and the community. The hospital and surrounding area were facing a loss of coverage due to a potential shutdown of […]

Opening of Corner Market in S. Derry delayed

Opening of Corner Market in S. Derry delayed

By Bruce Frauman ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The birth of a baby and frozen pipes have delayed by months the opening of the Corner Market & Deli, which is moving into the space at Middletown Road and Main Street in South Londonderry once occupied by The Pantry. Owner Jason O’Connor, who with his mother Terri […]

Workshop on using Google to promote your business

Workshop on using Google to promote your business

Join Kim Dixon of Insights Marketing Solutions for a free workshop on how Google can help your business. The Using Google to Promote Your Business workshop will be held from 11 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, March 13 at Newsbank Conference Center, 352 Main St. in Chester. The presentation starts with an introduction to Google […]

Springfield health centers earn recognition

Springfield health centers earn recognition

Springfield Medical Care Systems announces that all six of its primary care locations in Chester, Charlestown, Londonderry, Ludlow, Rockingham and Springfield have earned Level 3 recognition from the National Center for Quality Assurance. Level 3 is the highest level of Patient-Centered Medical Home recognition. To earn this honor, clinics must meet rigorous national quality standards […]

SAPA TV to hold annual meeting, community forum; <br> Grace Cottage Hospital honored

SAPA TV to hold annual meeting, community forum;
Grace Cottage Hospital honored

SAPA TV will hold its 2017 Annual meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12 at the SAPA TV studios, located in the Springfield High School. There will be food and a SAPA TV studio open house starting at 6 p.m. The SAPA TV annual meeting will start at 6:30 p.m., immediately followed by the community goal-setting forum. […]

Telegraph Business Ticker

Telegraph Business Ticker

Milk House design showroom opens in Chester Home decor company Atelier Annex  is opening a showroom on Popple Dungeon Road, steps away from the studios of artists and Annex owners Katherine Henry and Harry Hudson. The new showroom, The Milk House at Atelier Annex, is in the former milking room of their beautiful old dairy […]

GMP warns of bill payment phone scam

GMP warns of bill payment phone scam

Green Mountain Power is warning customers about a bill payment phone scam that threatens customers with disconnection within 15 minutes if they do not pay immediately. In a new wave of calls, customers received calls claiming to be from GMP and giving the customer a fake toll-free number to call, which is answered by a […]

Ludlow Rotary offers business memberships; <br>Moody's upgrades VSAC bond ratings

Ludlow Rotary offers business memberships;
Moody’s upgrades VSAC bond ratings

Ludlow Rotary kicks off business membership with Big Eyes Bakery The Ludlow Rotary Club initiated its new business membership policy at its recent luncheon meeting at DJs Restaurant by welcoming the Big Eyes Bakery of Ludlow into the club. This new membership procedure permits area businesses to become members of the Ludlow Rotary and Rotary […]

20 entrepreneurs to participate in Emerging Leaders program; <br> Vt. Chamber honors four with hospitality awards</br>

20 entrepreneurs to participate in Emerging Leaders program;
Vt. Chamber honors four with hospitality awards

Twenty entrepreneurs throughout the state have been selected to participate in a free business course starting April 21 at Vermont Technical College in Williston. Emerging Leaders is a Small Business Administration training program specifically tailored for entrepreneurs looking to grow their small businesses. The program includes approximately 100 hours of classroom time, connects small business […]

Two promoted at Springfield Regional Development Corp.

Two promoted at Springfield Regional Development Corp.

Two  employees of Springfield Regional Development Corp. have been promoted to new positions. Executive Director Bob Flint has announced that Heather Hartford now serves as SRDC’s assistant director and Paul Kowalski has been named the senior project manager. Hartford is a native of Springfield and has been with SRDC since 2014, during which time she […]

Lindsays to close Chester Laundromat; <br>Artisanal online shop expands with PR arm;<br>Email marketing workshop to be held in Chester; <br>Register now for free business succession workshop</br>

Lindsays to close Chester Laundromat;
Artisanal online shop expands with PR arm;
Email marketing workshop to be held in Chester;
Register now for free business succession workshop

After 20 years, Lindsays to close Chester Laundromat After more than 20 years in operation, the Chester Laundromat will be closing its doors on Monday, March 27, owners Bill and Nancy Lindsay told The Chester Telegraph on Saturday. While the long-time Chester residents, now in their 70s, will retire from business, they will continue to […]

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. […]