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Community events: Oct. 27 through Oct. 29, 2017

Community events: Oct. 27 through Oct. 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. Oct. 27-29: Two-day LGBTQ Summit in Southern Vermont On Oct. […]

Halloween happenings around the region

Halloween happenings around the region

A number of child-friendly Halloween events will be taking place throughout the area beginning on Saturday, Oct. 28. Humane Society Howl-O-Ween Springfield Humane Society holds its third annual Howl-O-Ween dog walk/costume contest from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28 on the Toonerville Trail Connecticut River Road in Springfield. Prizes will be awarded to […]

Community events: Oct. 19 through Oct. 25, 2017

Community events: Oct. 19 through Oct. 25, 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. Oct. 19: Health, nutrition discussion at Grafton Church On Thursday, […]

St. Luke's holds blessing of animals

St. Luke’s holds blessing of animals

©2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Every year on the weekend closest to the Feast of  St. Francis of Assisi, St. Luke’s Episcopal  Church in Chester holds a blessing of the animals. This year the feast  day was  Wednesday Oct. 4 and so on the warm, sunny Saturday and Sunday the Rev. Heidi Edson welcomed any animal […]

Annual winterwear collection under way; 3SquaresVT offers food purchasing help

Annual winterwear collection under way;
3SquaresVT offers food purchasing help

Chester, Andover collecting winterwear for donating For the 10th year, churches, schools and organizations in Chester and Andover are joining forces to collect new and gently used outerwear and blankets to be distributed free to anyone who needs them. What has been outgrown or no longer needed in one household will be welcomed by other […]

Community events: Oct. 10 through Oct. 18, 2017

Community events: Oct. 10 through Oct. 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. Oct. 10: SoVerA meeting focuses on Saturn At the Southern […]

Community events: Oct. 3 through Oct. 25, 2017

Community events: Oct. 3 through Oct. 25, 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. Oct. 3-25: Take a peek at Vermont archives Secretary of […]

Community events: Sept. 28 through Oct. 15, 2017

Community events: Sept. 28 through Oct. 15, 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. Sept. 28: Londonderry church hosts Senior Lunch Second Congregational Church […]

Community events: Sept. 21 through Sept. 30, 2017

Community events: Sept. 21 through Sept. 30, 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. Sept. 21: Golf tourney to benefit Springfield Hospital Play golf […]

Community events: Sept. 12 through Sept. 19, 2017

Community events: Sept. 12 through Sept. 19, 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. Sept. 12: Fall wellness classes begin at Grace Cottage Grace […]

Arts events: Sept. 9 through Sept. 15, 2017

Arts events: Sept. 9 through Sept. 15, 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. Sept. 9 & 30: Perspective drawing classes Stone Church Center […]

Community events: Sept. 7 through Sept. 14, 2017

Community events: Sept. 7 through Sept. 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. Sept. 7: Learn about importance of advance directives Attorneys advise […]

Weston Ladies seek green for the Green with weekend concert - CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

Weston Ladies seek green for the Green with weekend concert – CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Nearly 34 years before the 19th amendment gave women the right to vote, the Vermont legislature gave nine Weston women the power to establish, own and maintain a park in the center of their town. And on Sunday, Sept. 3 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., the successors […]

Community events: Aug. 31 through Sept. 7, 2017

Community events: Aug. 31 through Sept. 7, 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. Aug. 31: Manchester hosts overdose awareness rally On Thursday, Aug. […]

Guide to the 2017 Chester Fall Festival

Guide to the 2017 Chester Fall Festival

©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC N ow in its 43rd year, the Chester Fall Festival is a fun-filled weekend of music, arts, crafts, food and friends. And it’s set in the gorgeous Vermont town of Chester. Is it any wonder that the Vermont Chamber of Commerce named it one of the state’s Top 10 Fall Events? […]

Community events: Aug. 23 through Aug. 28, 2017

Community events: Aug. 23 through Aug. 28, 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. Aug. 23: BRGNS hold late summer tent sale Black River […]

Can't go to the eclipse? Make the most of it here

Can’t go to the eclipse? Make the most of it here

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Just a heads up. Next Monday afternoon it’s going to get pretty dark. Apparently the moon is going to pass in front of the sun for a couple of hours. And while it’s going to be dark here, down south it’ll be way dark. Wait, you knew […]

Billy Bob prevails in fierce match at Stone Hearth hot dog cookoff

Billy Bob prevails in fierce match at Stone Hearth hot dog cookoff

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC With nine contestants vying for tube steak glory, Chef Billy Bob’s Big Easy was voted Top Dog of the sixth annual Hot Dog Cookoff held Sunday at the Stone Hearth Inn in Chester. The Free Range Restaurant’s Uncommon Reuben Dog took Best in Show. The event, which […]

Community events: Aug. 17 through Aug. 21, 2017

Community events: Aug. 17 through Aug. 21, 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. Aug. 17: Neighborhood Connections hosts Death Café On Thursday, Aug. […]

Springfield Farmers Market seeks Family Day vendors; Ludlow Rotary passes the gavel

Springfield Farmers Market seeks Family Day vendors;
Ludlow Rotary passes the gavel

The Springfield Farmers Market is accepting applications from vendors interested in joining an expanded market day Aug. 19 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This invitation goes out to agricultural vendors as well as crafters and artisans. For nonprofits, this would be an opportunity to promote your organization and/or educate the public as to what […]