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Green Up in Londonderry, Weston, Rockingham

Green Up in Londonderry, Weston, Rockingham

Green Up Day events in Londonderry As Londonderry gets ready for Green Up Day on Saturday, May 5, Green Up bags are now available for pickup at the Transfer Station, on Route 100, and Londonderry Hardware in Mountain Marketplace. Beginning Monday, April 30, bags may picked up at the Town Office, 100 Old School Road. […]

Green Up Day in Andover, Cavendish & Chester

Green Up Day in Andover, Cavendish & Chester

Andover Green-Up Day from 9 a.m. to noon Andover Green-Up day will be held 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 5. Residents and friends are invited to beautify the town grounds, clean the roadsides and spruce up the cemeteries. Meet at the Andover Town Hall, 953 Andover Road, to choose your work assignment. Coffee […]

Community notes

Community notes Main Street Arts seeks items; Cavendish Fund seeks applicants; display at Rock library; Okemo raises funds

Main Street Arts seeks donations and vendors for tag sale Spring clean then donate or rent a space to get rid of your useable items while supporting Main Street Arts. A local arts non-profit, MSA is accepting items for its annual Art, Antiques & Artifacts Sale. The event and donation drop-off is at the Main […]

Easter events: March 28 through April 1, 2018

Easter events: March 28 through April 1, 2018

March 28: St. Luke’s Church Seder Meal, Easter schedule St. Luke’s Church, 313 Main St. in Chester, celebrates a traditional Seder Meal at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28 in Willard Hall. The evening’s service, the Haggadah,  includes songs, readings and responses, along with explanations of the various symbolic foods that tell the Exodus story. […]

Alexander's Martial Arts collects food for Londonderry pantry,  awards black belt to four

Alexander’s Martial Arts collects food for Londonderry pantry, awards black belt to four

On March 3, members of Alexander’s Martial Arts of Londonderry competed in a charity fundraising tournament at the Londonderry dojo. The entry fee for the event was a food donation for the local food shelf, the Neighbors Pantry, which is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of each month at the […]

Windham Orchestra seeks youth competitors; <br>Rock Library calls for books for benefit sale

Windham Orchestra seeks youth competitors;
Rock Library calls for books for benefit sale

Windham Orchestra to hold student vocal, instrumental competition The Brattleboro Music Center invites Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts students to audition for the Windham Orchestra’s 32nd Annual Concerto Competition. The competition is open to serious instrumental and vocal music students in grades 9 through 12. The winner will receive $200 and perform with the Windham […]

S. Windsor/Windham waste district to sell composters, pails

S. Windsor/Windham waste district to sell composters, pails

The Southern Windsor/Windham Counties Solid Waste District, ​which covers Andover Baltimore, Cavendish, Chester, Grafton, Athens, Ludlow, Plymouth, ​Reading, Rockingham, Springfield, Weathersfield, West Windsor and Windsor, is selling  Soil Saver backyard composters for $50 each. The 100 percent recycled plastic composter is 28 inches wide by 28 inches deep by 32 inches high. It also comes with […]

Thrifty Attic bag sale set for late March; Prom sale at Family Center April 4; new executive director at Neighborhood Connections; St. Luke's fund-raiser for children, families

Thrifty Attic bag sale set for late March; Prom sale at Family Center April 4; new executive director at Neighborhood Connections; St. Luke’s fund-raiser for children, families

Thrifty Attic bag sale to be held March 21 & 24 The Thrifty Attic, located on Main Street in  Londonderry, has scheduled it bag sale dates for Wednesday, March 21 and Saturday March 24. The shop will be open from 8 a.m. to noon on both days. One dollar will buy customers an entire grocery […]

Family Center Food Shelf available to Chester, Andover residents

Family Center Food Shelf available to Chester, Andover residents

The Chester-Andover Family Center Food Shelf is available to residents of Chester or Andover who are in need of food assistance. Visit the Food Shelf at 908 Vermont Route 103 South in Chester during its regular hours and complete a simple Intake Form to begin receiving food. The only requirement is proof of residency. Bring […]

Community events: Feb. 21 through Feb. 28, 2018

Community events: Feb. 21 through Feb. 28, 2018

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. Feb. 21: Conversation on local solutions to climate change Join […]

Kinetic artists sought for  monthlong exhibit

Kinetic artists sought for monthlong exhibit

Chester’s 103 Artisans Marketplace has put out a call to artists of kinetic or moving art for its Feb. 10 to March 18 exhibit at 7 Pineview Drive in Chester. Kinetic Art uses any medium in which the finished piece contains movement perceived by the viewer or depends on motion for its effect. Three-dimensional sculptures, […]

Register now for 2018 LEGO Contest

Register now for 2018 LEGO Contest

The 7th Annual LEGO Contest will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 17 at the NewsBank Conference Center, 352 Main St., in Chester. The event is open to LEGOmaniacs Pre-K through Grade 8 and their families. Participants should construct their original creations (no kits allowed), with a maximum size of […]

Chester Rotary donates books to CAES first-graders

Chester Rotary donates books to CAES first-graders

On Tuesday, Jan. 16, members of the Chester Rotary Club made a special delivery to the first-graders at Chester-Andover Elementary School. Nearly 30 children received a gift of a new book called School Is Fun. Each book is a story personalized with the individual child’s name as well as the names of their siblings and […]

Rescue squad seeks fund-raising help;<br> Snow Riders donate funds, food to Family Center

Rescue squad seeks fund-raising help;
Snow Riders donate funds, food to Family Center

Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad seeks volunteers for fund-raising The Londonderry Rescue Squad is seeking volunteers for a one-day fund-raising project to take place from 10 a.m. to noon on Sunday, Feb. 4. Volunteers are needed to help label and stuff 6,000 letters for the rescue squad’s annual benefit and fund-raiser. The funds raised  will cover […]

Whiting Library seeks people interested in becoming trustees

Whiting Library seeks people interested in becoming trustees

Whiting Library is encouraging people in the community to become trustees, and it is looking for people who love the library, want to help it grow and continue to be a vital organization. Learn more about what it means to be a trustee at an informational coffee meeting at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9 […]

CAES collecting canned goods for Family Center; <br>Gear swap raises $30,000 for Okemo Mtn. School</br>

CAES collecting canned goods for Family Center;
Gear swap raises $30,000 for Okemo Mtn. School

CAES collecting canned goods for Family Center Chester-Andover Elementary School is collecting canned goods in December to be donated to Chester-Andover Family Center, where families can go if they need extra food to make their budget stretch. The Student Council runs this event, and every year it comes up with something fun to do once […]

Fresh food distribution at Grace Cottage;<br>Chester weatherization program seeks awareness volunteers;<br> Volunteers needed to help seniors reach energy efficiency;<br>Cavendish community calendar available</br>

Fresh food distribution at Grace Cottage;
Chester weatherization program seeks awareness volunteers;
Volunteers needed to help seniors reach energy efficiency;
Cavendish community calendar available

VeggieVanGo at Grace Cottage Grace Cottage Hospital  of Townshend will host the Vermont Foodbank’s  VeggieVanGo free food distribution from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on both Thursday, Nov. 30 and Friday, Dec. 22 in the Grace Cottage Hospital Ambulance Garage (185 Grafton Road/Route 35, Townshend), behind the hospital. The November and December schedule has been […]

Tuesday events: School choice discussion; SoVerA on telescopes; wood heat workshop

Tuesday events: School choice discussion; SoVerA on telescopes; wood heat workshop

School Choice discussion with Rob Roper Black River Independent School invites the public to educate their selves on the Nov. 28 vote. The group hosts Rob Roper, president of the conservative Ethan Allen Institute, discussing History and Benefits of School Choice in Vermont. Roper believes school choice has the power to lower education costs (ie. […]

Black River Good Neighbors seeks holiday giving sponsors

Black River Good Neighbors seeks holiday giving sponsors

Black River Good Neighbors is looking for sponsors for its holiday giving program. A Black River Good Neighbor holiday sponsorship extends help to neighbors in need. Sponsor a holiday meal, a gift for a child, or both. BRGNS will attach a card with good wishes from you in honor of your family, or in memory […]

CAES hosts spaghetti supper fund-raiser for Keewaydin trip; <br/> Chester Green decorating event invites all to pitch in; <br/> Collaborative seeks mentors for Flood Brook program

CAES hosts spaghetti supper fund-raiser for Keewaydin trip;
Chester Green decorating event invites all to pitch in;
Collaborative seeks mentors for Flood Brook program

Keewaydin fund-raising dinner at CAES The community is invited to dine at Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main St., from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 16 for its spaghetti dinner to help send students to Keewaydin in the spring. The homemade dinner will be cooked and dished up by staff and parent volunteers, with […]