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  • Derry board covers much in short meeting

    Derry board covers much in short meeting

    By Bruce Frauman © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC In its 35-minute meeting on Monday, April 16, the Londonderry Select Board changed personnel and time of operation on Sundays at the Transfer Station. Board chair Jim Ameden said Matthew Wilder, who had been operating the Transfer Station on Sundays, was sent a letter requesting his approval […]

  • Chester DRB agenda for April 23, 2018

    Chester DRB agenda for April 23, 2018

    The Chester Development Review Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, April 23 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1) Review draft minutes from the March 26th meeting 2) Citizens comments 3) Reconvene Sandri Realty Inc. Flood Hazard Review and Conditional Use applications (#518 & 519) 4) Deliberative session to review […]

  • Heath Gordon Scholarship event set for May 5

    Heath Gordon Scholarship event set for May 5

    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 […]

  • Rediscovering Chester wins second award

    Rediscovering Chester wins second award

    © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Planners Association has announced that it has given Chester’s Village Center master plan its Plan of the Year award, recognizing outstanding achievements in community planning in Vermont. Nominees come from all corners of Vermont and represent the best in local, regional and state planning by citizens and professional […]

  • REVISED - GMUSD special meeting agenda for April 17, 2018

    REVISED – GMUSD special meeting agenda for April 17, 2018

    The Green Mountain Unified School District board of directors will hold a special meeting on Tuesday April 17, 2018 in the Library of the Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main Street in Chester at 6 p.m.  Below is the revised agenda. The CTES principal candidate interview was moved later in the meeting and the discussion of […]

  • Cavendish board talks infrastructure

    Cavendish board talks infrastructure

    By Julia Purdy © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Monday night’s Cavendish Select Board meeting opened with citizens’ input from Margo Caulfield, who gave a quick overview on the slow progress of high-speed internet installation. TDS Telecom, Caulfield said, has said that there was a delay in the Comcast rewiring project due to confusion regarding net […]

  • CTES principal finalist withdraws, one remains

    CTES principal finalist withdraws, one remains

    By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Two Rivers Supervisory Union confirmed today that one of the two finalists in the search for an interim principal for Cavendish Town Elementary School has withdrawn from the process, leaving just one to be interviewed by the Green Mountain Unified School District board on Tuesday evening […]

  • Arts events: April 20 through April 21, 2018

    Arts events: April 20 through April 21, 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 20: Chamber series continues with Windscape The Brattleboro Music […]

  • Chester Select Board agenda for April 18, 2018

    Chester Select Board agenda for April 18, 2018

    The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 18 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approval of Minutes from April 4, 2018 Selectboard Meeting 2. Citizen’s Comments 3. Old Business 4. Popple Dungeon Alternatives Public Meeting 5. Salvage Yard Ordinance 6. Liquor Licenses First Class: Pizza […]

  • Weston board mulls cell coverage during power outages

    Weston board mulls cell coverage during power outages

    By Bruce Frauman ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Weston Select Board members Jim Linville and Ann Fuji’i said at their April 10 meeting that they will reach out to the Planning Commission to see what can be done to improve cell phone service when there is a power outage. When the renewal of the Local Emergency […]

  • Chester Chatter: A simple life close to home

    Chester Chatter: A simple life close to home

    By Ruthie Douglas © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC My mother-in-law grew up many years ago in the hilltop town of Windham. Before electricity, before central heat and in the days of the one-room schoolhouse. It was a peaceful, quiet place to live with no Main Street, no general store or diner. Children walked to school […]

  • Sweeten the pot with a less-traditional pudding

    Sweeten the pot with a less-traditional pudding

    By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This coconut-mango pudding is so pleasingly sweet with just enough sugar to “sweeten the pot.” The mango stands out really well with just that hint of toasted coconut and allspice to warm it up a bit.   1/4 cup shredded coconut, sweetened or unsweetened 1 cup water 1 can (12 oz.) […]

  • TRSU cuts central office, doesn't look at special ed

    TRSU cuts central office, doesn’t look at special ed

    By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC At the behest of both of the Act 46 created districts in the supervisory union, the TRSU board convened on Thursday night and cut the central office budget by more than $88,000, although questions remain about the $3.4 million  special education budget — especially out-of-district transportation, which […]

  • GM board endorses budget, but doesn't vote

    GM board endorses budget, but doesn’t vote

    By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC When the GMUSD Vision Committee could not see its way clear to a direction for adding educational opportunities to next year’s course of studies at its three schools on Monday night, it asked TRSU Superintendent Meg Powden to come up with a plan based on its discussion […]

  • 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 […]

  • Celebration of life set in May for Janet Greenlees

    Celebration of life set in May for Janet Greenlees

    A celebration of the life of Janet Greenlees will be held at the First Universalist Parish on North Street in Chester at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12. Janet Greenlees died on Nov. 12, 2017 at age 90 in the Meadows Home in Rutland.  She moved to Chester in 1978 and spent many years as a […]

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