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7th Heaven: Weather perfect for Derry July 4th

7th Heaven: Weather perfect for Derry July 4th

The weather was perfect for the Londonderry 4th of July Parade, which was held on Saturday, July 7. It was not to hot and not too muggy. The sun shone bright, but it didn’t brow beat the hundreds of spectators and participants. A light breeze blew every so often. But it only refreshed. It didn’t […]

2nd Congo Church in Derry to celebrate 150th; <br>Race for Cure seeks volunteers

2nd Congo Church in Derry to celebrate 150th;
Race for Cure seeks volunteers

The banner is up in the front of the Second Congregational Church in Londonderry to announce the church’s 150th anniversary to be held during its 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 worship service and Picnic at Pingree Park. All current members, past members, clergy, supporters and friends are invited to celebrate with worship, food and games.  Aug. […]

New board installed at Family Center; <br> new presidents for Chester, Ludlow Rotaries;<br>Jack Menzie honored with Paul Harris award

New board installed at Family Center;
new presidents for Chester, Ludlow Rotaries;
Jack Menzie honored with Paul Harris award

New board at Chester-Andover Family Center At its annual meeting in June, the Board of Directors of the Chester-Andover Family Center elected a new slate of officers to lead the center over the next year. Stephanie Mahoney was elected president;  Kris Winnicki was chosen as vice president; Georgia Ethier was elected as secretary; Mariette Bock […]

'Go around the gould' at Derry Historical Society

‘Go around the gould’ at Derry Historical Society

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society  presents Changing Times, an exhibit about the varied uses and owners of North and South Londonderry’s buildings. The historical society is located at the Custer Sharp House, 2461 Middletown Road, in Londonderry. Did you know that Wiley’s garage in South Londonderry had a roller […]

Community & Arts events: June 28-July 4

Community & Arts events: June 28-July 4

For a full listing of  upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph Calendar. To find out how to become a Calendar Partner, email or call Cynthia Prairie at cprairie@chestertelegraph.org or 802-875-2703. To be included in events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on […]

Flood Brook student wins logo contest; <br>Artwork raffled to benefit asylum project

Flood Brook student wins logo contest;
Artwork raffled to benefit asylum project

Vivian Prouty wins Derry Energy logo contest The recently formed Londonderry Energy Committee announces that Vivian Prouty is the winner of  its design competition to create a logo for the committee. In April, the LEC solicited Flood Brook Union School students to help create a logo to represent the energy committee. At the May 16 […]

CFD color guard to present at Fenway tonight

CFD color guard to present at Fenway tonight

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Chester Fire Department’s color guard will present the colors before the Boston Red Sox take on the Chicago White Sox tonight at Fenway Park in Boston. The members of the color guard appearing tonight are: Amber Wilson (Ax) Ben Whalen (American Flag) Mark Verespy (Vermont Flag) Jim Ravlin (Chester […]

Derry groups aid food pantry; Rockingham Meetinghouse opens for season

Derry groups aid food pantry; Rockingham Meetinghouse opens for season

Londonderry groups join to aid food pantry On Saturday, May 26, Nordic Harmoni and the Londonderry-based Wantastiquet Rotary sponsored a joint food drive for the local food pantry, the Neighbors Pantry, which is open from 1 to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of each month at the Second Congregational Church on Main Street in Londonderry. […]

Lost ski areas discussed at Derry arts & history meeting

Lost ski areas discussed at Derry arts & history meeting

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Hidden among the hills and mountains of southern Vermont are the remnants of 60 former ski areas, their slopes returning to forest and their lifts decaying. Today, only 13 areas remain open and active in southern Vermont. Over-investment, local competition, weather variation, changing skier habits, insurance costs and just plain […]

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 […]

Community events: May 12-May 20, 2018

Community events: May 12-May 20, 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. May 12: Casey Junker Bailey with Mother’s Day crafts Attend […]

Community events: May 2-May 8, 2018

Community events: May 2-May 8, 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. May 2: How to downsize your garden Cheryl Wilfong, a […]

Andover Day Fair seeks artisans, crafters

Andover Day Fair seeks artisans, crafters

Crafter and artisan vendors are invited to reserve a space to display and sell their wares at The Andover Project Committee’s fifth annual Andover Day Fair, which will be held from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Andover Town Hall grounds at 953 Andover Road. The event includes arts, crafts, […]

Community events: April 27 to May 3, 2018

Community events: April 27 to May 3, 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. April 27:  Visit Statehouse with Rural Vermont Rural Vermont hosts  […]

Community events: April 18-April 25, 2018

Community events: April 18-April 25, 2018

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in their Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 18: BRGNS Customer Appreciation Day The staff and volunteers at Black […]

Heath Gordon Scholarship event set for May 5

Heath Gordon Scholarship event set for May 5 Fundraiser has donated $26,000 to GM grads in four years

The 5th Annual Heath Gordon Scholarship Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, May 5  beginning at 6 p.m. at the Chester American Legion, 637 VT Route 103 South. Over the four years of the scholarship, this 501(c)3 has raised and given away $26,000 to four Green Mountain Union High School graduates who are pursuing careers […]

Chester Legion to honor state commander, auxiliary president

Chester Legion to honor state commander, auxiliary president

Vermont Commander Huzon “Jerry” Stewart and Auxiliary President Lynda Farmer, both from Chester Post/Unit 67, will be celebrated as they near the end of their 2017-2018 year at the helm of the American Legion Department of Vermont. A banquet in their honor will be held May 12, 2018 at the Chester Post 67, 637 VT […]

Community events: April 12-April 17, 2018

Community events: April 12-April 17, 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. April 12: Winhall Memorial Library Cookbook Club Attend Winhall Memorial […]

Community events: April 4 through April 8, 2018

Community events: April 4 through April 8, 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. April 4: Parent dinner and discussion nights The Collaborative hosts […]

30 contestants vie for LEGO awards in Chester

30 contestants vie for LEGO awards in Chester

Thirty entrants, from 11 Vermont and two New Hampshire towns competed in St. Luke’s Episcopal Church’s annual LEGO Contest at the NewsBank conference on Saturday March 17. The young engineers created some fabulous constructions that were judged by Chester residents David Carey, Doug Edson and Everett Mosher, Andrew Pennell of Rockingham and Gurion Lake of […]