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  • To the editor: Beautify your home with Chester Townscape

    To the editor: Beautify your home with Chester Townscape

    Would you like a great way to take your mind off snow and ice, add plants that will bring year-round interest to your property, and also help Chester Townscape with its beautification projects around Chester? Check out the order form for Chester Townscape’s 2019 Tree and Shrub Sale. We are offering one variety of tree […]

  • To the editor: Weston Dam meeting rescheduled for Feb. 27

    To the editor: Weston Dam meeting rescheduled for Feb. 27

    The Cold Spring Brook Memorial Park Task Force of Weston consisting of members from the Weston Conservation Commission, Weston Community Association and landscape professional, is inviting the public to attend an important public information meeting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 (Snow date of Thursday, Feb. 28) at the Weston Playhouse to discuss proposals for the […]

  • Rep. Pajala on school merger, abortion bills

    Rep. Pajala on school merger, abortion bills

    By Rep. Kelly Pajala This week’s legislative update is a tough one, as was the week itself. The first challenge was the vote on H.39, which was about delaying the forced mergers of school districts because of Act 46. I voted in favor of the amendment put forth by Rep. Scheuermann of Stowe because, in […]

  • Sparsely attended Derry Candidates' Night

    Sparsely attended Derry Candidates’ Night

    By Bruce Frauman ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Ten people, mostly public officials, attended Candidates’ Night 2019 in Londonderry on Monday evening, Feb. 11, with Town Moderator Doug Friend lead the discussion. Incumbent Taylor Prouty said he would run again for his 3-year Select Board seat and added that he had heard that incumbent George Mora […]

  • Depot St. bridge construction set to begin

    Depot St. bridge construction set to begin

    By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The long awaited work on the Depot Street bridge in Cavendish is right around the corner according to Town Manager Brendan McNamara, and the town is looking down the road at minimizing some of the problems it sees with having the span open again. McNamara told the […]

  • To the editor: Start building for annual St. Luke's LEGO contest

    To the editor: Start building for annual St. Luke’s LEGO contest

    The eighth annual St. Luke’s LEGO Contest will take place on Saturday March 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the NewsBank Conference Center, 352 Main St. in Chester. The event is open to LEGOmaniacs Pre-K through Grade 8 and their families. Participants should construct their original creations (no kits allowed), with a maximum […]

  • Derry Select Board to propose traffic ordinance, speed limits on Thompsonburg Road

    Derry Select Board to propose traffic ordinance, speed limits on Thompsonburg Road

    By Bruce Frauman ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Londonderry Select Board has agreed to propose at its next regular meeting a town traffic ordinance and speed limits along Thompsonburg Road. With a new safety audit report from VTrans and a recent report from the town’s Traffic Safety Committee, the board met in a special session […]

  • Try a fruity alternative to this cinnamon classic

    Try a fruity alternative to this cinnamon classic

    By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This is a great alternative to cinnamon rolls, and with a ton of flavor. Try other fruits and berries in this recipe as well, such as cherries with cherry preserves, strawberries with strawberry preserves … you get the picture. 1 cup warm half and half or milk 1/2 cup sugar 1 […]

  • Chester Winter Carnival schedule

    Chester Winter Carnival schedule

    © 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The annual Chester Winter Carnival will be held Friday, Feb. 15 through Sunday, Feb. 17 with events for children of all ages. Friday: 5-7 p.m. Dinner at the American Legion $13 a person. Pay at the Legion on the evening of the event. 8 p.m. Green Mountain Boosters Comedy Night […]

  • To the editor: Re-elect Joan Dayton for Delinquent Tax Collector

    To the editor: Re-elect Joan Dayton for Delinquent Tax Collector

    I am pleased to say that I will be running for Delinquent Tax Collector for the Town of Londonderry for 2019. In a brief background, I have lived and worked in Londonderry for over 20 years, I was born and educated in Vermont. I have a degree in Business Administration and have taken courses at […]

  • To the editor: Blair announces write-in candidacy for Chester Select Board

    To the editor: Blair announces write-in candidacy for Chester Select Board

    Hi, I am Scott Blair. I’d like to announce that I am a write-in candidate for the one-year term for the Chester Select Board and would like your vote. Five years ago, my family and I happily moved to Chester. Chester appealed to us as the perfect town to raise a young family and start […]

  • Henry Homeyer: cleaning up your landscape

    Henry Homeyer: cleaning up your landscape

    By Henry Homeyer ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Winter is a good time to look at the trees and shrubs on your property. Even though the snow may keep you from working on your trees, study your landscape now to see if you need to do some judicious tree removal or pruning before summer. In nature […]

  • Michigan authorities arrest man in GM threat

    Michigan authorities arrest man in GM threat

    © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC A 23-year-old Michigan man was arrested yesterday in connection with an online threat made against a Green Mountain High School student and against the school on Monday,  according to Vermont State Police. Police have said that the threat made on Monday, Feb. 4 was traced to a person “in the […]

  • Chief Cloud confirms two GM threats are related

    Chief Cloud confirms two GM threats are related

    By Cynthia Prairie and Shawn Cunningham ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester Police Chief Rick Cloud said Thursday evening that the bomb threat called in to Green Mountain High School that morning is indeed related to the social media threat made to a student and the school on Monday. However, he did clarify that the caller […]

  • When a child's text message of love is ominous

    When a child’s text message of love is ominous

    By Cynthia Prairie © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Heidi Skinner was at her computer Thursday morning researching colleges for her 18-year-old daughter Camille when a text message came in from her 14-year-old son Isaiah. Besides Camille and Isaiah, Skinner has another child at GM, 12-year-old Hannah. It was 11:27 a.m. and Isaiah wrote, “I love […]

  • Lock down, evacuation at Green Mountain

    Lock down, evacuation at Green Mountain

    By Shawn Cunningham and Cynthia Prairie ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Here are links to the latest stories on the school lockdown. – When a child’s text message of love is ominous – Chief Cloud confirms two GM threats are related Green Mountain High School was evacuated early on Thursday after the school received a  telephone […]

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