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Osso bucco to bibimbap: Chester cook vies for 'Master Chef' slot

Osso bucco to bibimbap: Chester cook vies for ‘Master Chef’ slot

By Cynthia Prairie ©2015 –  Telegraph Publishing LLC She was hoping her osso bucco with white bean puree was good enough. As she walked toward the Doubletree Suites in Times Square carrying her dish on that early October Saturday, Christine Anderson of Chester was set on winning a spot on season seven of Master Chef. […]

People: Whiting Library welcomes new children's librarian; VSO announces new exec director

People: Whiting Library welcomes new children’s librarian; VSO announces new exec director

Whiting Library, 117 Main St. in Chester, has hired Karin Fischer as its youth services librarian. Fischer has served as a library assistant and interim library director. She is also a poet, an artist and mother, and has served elementary age children in creating art projects, and selecting reading materials. Fischer is also pursuing the  […]

Cynthia Lascelles Lloyd Jones, 78, beloved mother, grandmother, friend

Cynthia Lascelles Lloyd Jones, 78, beloved mother, grandmother, friend

A service will be held at Adams Funeral Home, 35 Depot St. in Chester, at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9 for Cynthia Lascelles Lloyd Jones, who died on Sept. 30, 2015. She was the born on April 27, 1937, daughter of late May Barret and Clifford Lloyd, and was dearly loved by her children Phillip, […]

Plainfield poet wins first Vermont Book Award; potter featured at Saxtons River shop

Plainfield poet wins first Vermont Book Award; potter featured at Saxtons River shop

Plainfield resident and poet Kerrin McCadden has won the first ever Vermont Book Award for her collection of poetry titled “Landscape with Plywood Silhouettes.” McCadden earned her award during the Vermont Book Award Gala at Vermont College of Fine Arts on Saturday, Sept. 26. VCFA President Tom Greene presented the award, which Vermont artist Tyrie […]

Brother and sister noted for Vermont library travels

Brother and sister noted for Vermont library travels

The Whiting Library winners of a statewide program to get Vermonters to visit as many state libraries as possible are brother and sister  Noah and Lily Jones. The Vermont Library Association Passport to Vermont Libraries program handed out “passports” to patrons, who then took them to libraries around the state to be stamped. The Jones […]

Saxtons River resident reappointed to Vermont Commission on Women

Saxtons River resident reappointed to Vermont Commission on Women

Three commissioners have been named to the 16-member Vermont Commission on Women, a non-partisan state agency advancing rights and opportunities for women and girls. Commissioners guide VCW’s public education, coalition building, and advocacy efforts.  Commissioners are appointed by various appointing authorities to serve four-year terms. The Democratic Party has reappointed Carol Buchdahl, R.N., M.A. of […]

Celebration of David Hume’s life set for Sept. 26

The public is invited to join the Andover Project Committee in celebrating the life of David Hume from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015 at the Andover Town Hall, 953 Weston-Andover Road in Andover, Vt. Mr. Hume, who died at the end of June, served the town of Andover with dedication for many […]

Two Okemo employees score holes-in-one on same day

Two Okemo Mountain Resort employees — both from Ludlow — made holes-in-one at the Okemo Valley Golf Club on the very same day. On Thursday, Aug. 27, Peter Cornish aced the 4th hole from the white tee, using his 5-iron, for a 156-yard hole-in-one. Donald Tirburzi witnessed the amazing feat. Terry Thayne made a hole-in-one […]

Wilder Library hires new director, bids farewell to MacLaury

Wilder Library hires new director, bids farewell to MacLaury

The Board of Trustees of Wilder Memorial Library announced the arrival of new library director Amanda Merk. She will be taking over the position from Kerri MacLaury. who leaves on Oct. 1 to move to the Boston area. According to the board, under MacLaury’s leadership, the library saw dramatic increases in patron usage, volunteer support, […]

Jeweler highlighted at River Artisans; Permanent Fund names new CEO

Jeweler highlighted at River Artisans; Permanent Fund names new CEO

Jewelry designer Cindy Moses named RAC artist for September Cindy Moses, owner of Canal Street Beads in Bellows Falls has been making beaded jewelry for the past 20 years. She enjoys sharing her skills and knowledge by offering classes for amateur beaders. Moses’ jewelry is displayed as Maple Leaf Designs and is available for purchase […]