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Mark Pluff, 56, devoted to daughter, family and friends, an avid sports, muscle car fan

Mark Pluff, 56, devoted to daughter, family and friends, an avid sports, muscle car fan

Mark Pluff , 56 , of Jamaica, Vt., passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. He was the son of Mary Pluff of Canaan, Conn., and the late Robert E. Pluff. He attended Bement School in Deerfield, Mass., the Stratton School in Stratton, Vt., and graduated from Leland & Gray High School in 1980. […]

Chester DRB agenda for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

Chester DRB agenda for Monday, Jan. 22, 2018

The Development Review Board for the town of Chester will meet for a site visit at 60 Vt. Route 103 at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 22, prior to its 6 p.m. public hearing at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1) Review minutes from Jan. 8,2018 meeting 2) Comments from citizens […]

Weston to email, mail tax reminders; board mulls parking ordinance revamp

Weston to email, mail tax reminders; board mulls parking ordinance revamp

By Bruce Frauman ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Weston property taxpayers will receive at least three reminders of the date that their property taxes are due, the Select Board decided at its meeting last week, Jan. 9. Those reminders will be sent out by email as well as through the Post Office. That due date will […]

Seeking petitions, Derry board rejects four funding requests

Seeking petitions, Derry board rejects four funding requests

By Bruce Frauman ©2018-Telegraph Publishing LLC The Londonderry Select Board on Jan. 8 went through the list of appropriation requests to be voted on from the floor as it prepared for the March Town Meeting. Four organizations requesting money from the town were denied a spot on the warning by the Select Board unless they […]

Chester Select Board mulls budget priorities, asks departments for cuts

Chester Select Board mulls budget priorities, asks departments for cuts

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC With a short schedule for getting a budget approved and sent to the printer ahead of Town Meeting Day in March, the Chester Select Board met on Monday Jan. 8 to review its 2018 numbers with an eye toward reducing an overall increase of $242,986. In a […]

Chester Select Board meeting for Jan. 17, 2018

Chester Select Board meeting for Jan. 17, 2018

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 17 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from the January 3, 2018 Select Board Meeting and January 8, 2018 Special Select Board Meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Establish Implementation Committee 4. General Fund Budget Review […]

Master Plan moves to implementation phase; Okemo Chamber seeks Chester board help

Master Plan moves to implementation phase; Okemo Chamber seeks Chester board help

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Without final financial numbers for 2017 to finish its work on the budget, the regular meeting of the Chester Select Board handled a number of housekeeping items and heard a plea for help from the Okemo Valley Regional Chamber of Commerce. Executive Assistant Julie Hance told the […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham bridge construction

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham bridge construction

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of Jan. 8, 2018. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. I-91 NORTHBOUND MOTORISTS […]

Chester Select Board special meeting for Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

Chester Select Board special meeting for Monday, Jan. 8, 2018

The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018, at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Citizen Comments 2. General Fund Budget Review 3. Water & Sewer Budgets Review 4. Capital & Bond Plans Review 5. New Business for Next Agenda 6. Adjourn

Andover Select Board meeting for Jan. 8, 2018

Andover Select Board meeting for Jan. 8, 2018

The Andover Select Board will meet at Town Office, 953 Andover Road, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from December 11th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, […]

New requests in Derry bring voted articles to $91,000

New requests in Derry bring voted articles to $91,000

By Bruce Frauman ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Fiscal requests to be voted on from the floor at Londonderry’s Town Meeting in March are almost $23,000 above the nearly $68,000 approved in 2017, according to a preliminary list compiled by Treasurer Tina Labeau and presented to the Londonderry Select Board on Dec. 18. At that meeting, […]

Ludlow man accused of Cavendish burglary, assaults

Ludlow man accused of Cavendish burglary, assaults

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC A Ludlow man was charged overnight with a burglary and two assaults in the town of Cavendish. According to a Vermont State Police press release, police were called to a house in Cavendish at about 2:30 a.m. on New Year’s Day for a report that a man had entered the […]

Chester Select Board agenda Jan. 3, 2018

Chester Select Board agenda Jan. 3, 2018

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from the Dec. 20, 2017 Select Board meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Disband Master Plan Steering Committee 5. Establish and Appoint Implementation […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham bridge construction

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham bridge construction

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of Jan. 1, 2018. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. I-91 NORTHBOUND MOTORISTS […]

TRSU Super Powden proposes consolidating nurse, principal functions in new district

TRSU Super Powden proposes consolidating nurse, principal functions in new district

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC One agenda item out of more than a dozen – next year’s budget –  sucked the oxygen out of the room at last Tuesday night’s meeting of the new Green Mountain Unified School District, held at Cavendish Town Elementary School. The audience of about 15 was unhappy […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham bridge construction

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham bridge construction

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of Dec. 25, 2017. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. I-91 NORTHBOUND MOTORISTS […]

Dr. Sarah Kemble, 59, dies at her Chester home

Dr. Sarah Kemble, 59, dies at her Chester home

Dr. Sarah A. Kemble, 59, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017 at her home in Chester, Vt. A public memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Readying to move, Gordon resigns from Derry board; <br>mediator mulls returning Brown case to State's Attorney

Readying to move, Gordon resigns from Derry board;
mediator mulls returning Brown case to State’s Attorney

By Bruce Frauman 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Select Board chair Paul Gordon announced his resignation from the board at its Monday, Dec. 18 meeting, saying that he and his wife will be moving to Virginia after selling their Londonderry home more quickly than expected. For the past nine years, Gordon had served on the Planning […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Dec. 20, 2017

Chester Select Board agenda for Dec. 20, 2017

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from the December 6, 2017 Selectboard Meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Discussion with Windsor County Legislators about upcoming Legislative Session 5. Chester Library Update; Kathy […]

I-91 Rockingham bridge construction update

I-91 Rockingham bridge construction update

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of Dec. 18, 2017. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. I-91 NORTHBOUND MOTORISTS […]