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Community events: June 24 through June 29, 2017

Community events: June 24 through June 29, 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. June 24: Guided hike to Pinnacle cabin The Windmill Hill […]

Arts events: June 22 through Aug. 14, 2017

Arts events: June 22 through Aug. 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. June 22: Weston Playhouse presents ‘Really Rosie’ Enjoy some “Chicken […]

The Telegraph welcomes Ruthie Douglas and 'Chester Chatter'

The Telegraph welcomes Ruthie Douglas and ‘Chester Chatter’

I am pleased to announce that Ruthie Douglas is bringing her Chester Chatter column to Chester Telegraph readers. Before the internet and bloggers, there were community columns such as Chester Chatter that gave readers a glimpse into life down the street or on the other side of town. Her column has been a fixture for […]

With one bowl, tour the spices of Asia

With one bowl, tour the spices of Asia

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This is a super quick and spicy Asian-style bistro bowl, with textures and flavors that will instantly put a smile on your face. You can substitute beef or chicken easily, as well as vary the vegetables. To garnish, add some more crunch with chow mein noodles sprinkled on top. 1 (8-ounce) […]

Community events: June 15 through June 20, 2017

Community events: June 15 through June 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. June 15: ‘Screenagers’ conversation continues Flood Brook School hosts a […]

Arts events: June 15 through June 20, 2017

Arts events: June 15 through June 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. June 15: Luminous Crush plays Jamaica Town Hall Thursday, June […]

Springfield Dam Run donates $750 to EdgarMay Fund

Springfield Dam Run donates $750 to EdgarMay Fund

The Springfield Dam Run has donated $750 to the EdgarMay  Annual Fund, which supports the work of the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center. Now in its 12th year and with a field of more than 250 runners and walkers, the Springfield Dam Run provides support to area charities. A 501 C 3 non-profit organization, […]

Add an extra crisp to your grilled peaches

Add an extra crisp to your grilled peaches

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Sweet, crispy, and loaded with flavor! I waiver on mentioning ice cream topping this delicious, summertime treat because. … well, I don’t know why actually. So have at it and mound some real vanilla ice cream right on top of this dessert. 2 firm peaches, halved and pitted * Nonstick cooking […]

Chester Rotary donates $1,000 to school playground fund

Chester Rotary donates $1,000 to school playground fund

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Chester Rotary presented a check for $1,000 to representatives of the Chester Playground Committee and Katherine Fogg, principal of Chester-Andover Elementary School, during its Chester Rotary’s First Thursday Speakers Series in May. The committee and Fogg gave a detailed presentation about the playground initiative at school in an effort to […]

Arts events: June 8 through June 10, 2017

Arts events: June 8 through June 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. June 8: ‘Vilas Bridge’ unveiled at Rock Library On Thursday, […]

Community events: June 13 through June 18, 2017

Community events: June 13 through June 18, 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. June 13: SoVerA to discuss Big Bang theory The image […]

Summer reading programs, library events abound

Summer reading programs, library events abound

Whiting Library fills summer with books, nature events Whiting Library at 117 Main St. in Chester kicks off its summer reading program with sign ups beginning on Wednesday, June 7. The program features incentives for reading, presentations about Vermont’s plants and animals led by Jay DeGregorio of the Nature Museum and a concert at 10:30 […]

Townscape group springs into annual flower planting

Townscape group springs into annual flower planting

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Every spring, members of Chester Townscape, a committee of the tax-exempt Chester Community Alliance Inc., come together to plant flower pots and place them in public and private locations around Chester, giving the town color all summer, making the town more appealing and attractive. Townscape members also water the plants […]

Introduce your grill to a classic Melba

Introduce your grill to a classic Melba

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Time to fire up the grill. A classic Melba uses peaches; but nectarines are an excellent substitute due to their lack of fuzzy skin. Many authorities will have you believe that the nectarine is slightly firmer and sweeter, but this is untrue. Just be sure, when choosing either, that they have […]

Be the match and save lives

Be the match and save lives

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC You may have something that could prolong another person’s life and all it takes to find out is a cheek swab. Irwin Post has lived with chronic lymphocytic leukemia for 11 years and needs a stem cell transplant, but first he needs to find a match. On Saturday, June 17, […]

Playhouse's Walker Farm arts center just months from opening

Playhouse’s Walker Farm arts center just months from opening

By Tuckerman Wunderle ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, the Weston Playhouse Theater Company’s Center for the Arts at Walker Farm will open its doors to a new era of possibilities for the Vermont theater community. The WPTC broke ground in August of 2016, but the vision of expansion has been in […]

3Squares offers food assistance to Vermonters

3Squares offers food assistance to Vermonters

3SquaresVT is a federal nutrition program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that boosts food budgets to help residents buy more healthy food. Monthly benefits come on a debit card to use at grocery stores and farmers markets so that you can be assured privacy and flexibility. 3SquaresVT is open to everyone who qualifies, including […]

Arts events: June 2-June 3, 2017

Arts events: June 2-June 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. June 2: ‘Savannah Sipping Society’ opens SCP theater season A […]

Community events: May 31 through June 5, 2017

Community events: May 31 through June 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. Whiting Library summer park and museum passes available Whiting Library […]

These veggie patties a great substitute for meat

These veggie patties a great substitute for meat

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Now is the season when you’re most likely salivating over beef burgers, steaks, ribs and everything else under the sun. But if you’re looking for a healthier alternative to your favorite summer meat, look no further. This recipe is loaded with flavor and it’s filling.  If desired, top with some heated barbeque […]