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Community events: April 27 through May 4, 2017

Community events: April 27 through May 4, 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. April 27: Workshop on preserving woodland legacy The public is […]

Indulge in the royalty of Duchess potatoes

Indulge in the royalty of Duchess potatoes

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Golden, cheesy and with that hint of ham, this gratin is a great addition to your dinner table: the flavor of loaded potatoes, the texture of classic Duchess spuds and the look of slab pie. Did I mention it is easy as well? Using leftover mashed potatoes is also perfect in […]

Winning Flood Brook Jr. Iron Chef team cooks for Vt. legislators

Winning Flood Brook Jr. Iron Chef team cooks for Vt. legislators

On Tuesday, April 11, the Flood Brook Tigers Jr. Iron Chef team went to the State House as part of a Junior Iron Chef VT celebratory event. Winning teams from the Junior Iron Chef VT competition had been invited to the State House by the program’s coordinators. The Collaborative AmeriCorps member assistant coach, Sarah Kittross, […]

Chester preps for May 6 Green Up Day; Derry Energy Committee to host solar discussion;  Cavendish association seeks photos for calendar contest

Chester preps for May 6 Green Up Day;
Derry Energy Committee to host solar discussion;
Cavendish association seeks photos for calendar contest

Vermont’s 47th annual Green Up Day is set for Saturday, May 6. Volunteers are encouraged to green up roadways in their area anytime this spring. Green Up bags will be available by the end of April at the Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St., Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 S. Main St.,  and Chester Hardware, 21 […]

Community events: April 21 through April 24, 2017

Community events: April 21 through April 24, 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. April 21: Organ donation information, signup April is National Donate […]

Arts events: April 19 through April 22, 2017

Arts events: April 19 through April 22, 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. April 19: ‘Mamma Mia!’ at Barrette Center Mamma Mia!  featuring […]

Crispy fruit and nut squares a great after-school snack

Crispy fruit and nut squares a great after-school snack

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com What I adore about this recipe is the low amount of refined table sugar and the fact that any berry or orchard fruit would be perfectly acceptable. The crispy nut base is accentuated with fresh fruit, making it a great after-school snack or addition to breakfast. Nonstick cooking spray 1/2 pound […]

Area's Finnish heritage found in surviving saunas

Area’s Finnish heritage found in surviving saunas

By Devin Colman Vermont State Architectural Historian ©2107 Telegraph Publishing LLC Ever wondered why the area around East Hill Road in Andover is often referred to as “Finn Hill?” In the early 20th century, groups of Finnish immigrants moved to the area and began new lives. Settling primarily in the towns of Andover, Chester, Mt. […]

Arts events: April 13 through May 15, 2017

Arts events: April 13 through May 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. April 13 & 14:  ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ at NEYT […]

Community events: April 13 through May 13, 2017

Community events: April 13 through May 13, 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. April 13 & 20: Kundalini Yoga at Neighborhood Connections Certified […]

A twist on mozzarella caprese with proscuitto pinwheels

A twist on mozzarella caprese with proscuitto pinwheels

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This is a delicious version of the classic Italian caprese appetizer, but using another favorite of Italy, prosciutto.   1/2 pound package phyllo dough (1 roll), thawed 1/2 cup sun dried tomatoes, drained well and chopped 1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese * 2 ounces thinly sliced prosciutto 1 teaspoon dried basil, […]

Windham-S. Windsor women's center honored for victim advocacy

Windham-S. Windsor women’s center honored for victim advocacy

The Women’s Freedom Center, which serves Windham and Southern Windsor counties, has been awarded the Community-Based Victim Advocacy Award by the Vermont Center for Crime Victim Services. The award is given to advocates working in a community-based program who have made a significant contribution to the lives of crime victims. Vermont Crime Victim Service Awards […]

Community events: April 6 through April 27, 2017

Community events: April 6 through April 27, 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. April 6: Prom Wear Sale at Chester-Andover Family Center The […]

Easter events: April 7 through April 16, 2017

Easter events: April 7 through April 16, 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.  April 7: ‘Risen’ screened at Grounded4Life Chester coffeehouse, Grounded4Life, will […]

Arts events: April 7 through April 15, 2017

Arts events: April 7 through April 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. April 9–10: Auditions for ‘Savannah Sipping Society’ The Springfield Community […]

Tennessee pudding a peach of a dessert

Tennessee pudding a peach of a dessert

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This pudding is out of this world. It reminds me of a chocolate pudding cake — moist and decadent. It is a mixture of the New England Cobbler and a Buckle. This classic is usually prepared using a sugar syrup that is poured over the top, but I find the natural […]

Flood Brook Tigers stir the crowd at Jr. Iron Chef competition

Flood Brook Tigers stir the crowd at Jr. Iron Chef competition

The Flood Brook Tigers team of junior chefs brought home the Crowd Pleaser Award during this year’s Jr. Iron Chef 10th annual competition, held at the Champlain Valley Exposition Center in Essex Junction on March 18. The Flood Brook team, made up of Halyn McIntyre, Alex Wasyliko and Stella Turner and coached by Lini Mazumdar, […]

Arts events: March 30 through April 1, 2017

Arts events: March 30 through April 1, 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. March 30 & 31: Walpole Players auditioning for Old Home Days […]

Community events: April 1- April 8, 2017

Community events: April 1- April 8, 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. April 1: Norwich church holds Annual Book and Music Sale […]

Rice cauliflower for a gluten-free risotto

Rice cauliflower for a gluten-free risotto

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This cheesy no-rice risotto just so happens to be gluten free, I might add. 1 cup riced cauliflower, see NOTE 6 tablespoons milk 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoon butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes Salt and black pepper to taste Shredded cheddar cheese for garnish Place all […]