RSSArchive for September, 2011

Jack’s Diner expansion; Dollar General update

Two commercial development issues drew more than 30 Chester residents to Town Hall Monday night, Sept. 26, as the Development Review Board attempted to address construction plans for each, both of which sit along Route 103 South. The more contentious of the two, an expansion of Jack’s Diner, 521 Main St., would allow for seating of […]

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VIEWPOINT: Would a Mercantile Suffice?

By Shawn Cunningham We’ve been hearing many valid arguments for and against a Dollar General locating in Chester. One of the arguments for a national discount chain is that there is a need for such a store in town; that a number of our residents can’t or don’t wish to drive to Springfield or New […]

Dollar General hearings rescheduled; help for flood victims

The Chester Development Review Board has rescheduled a hearing on subdividing the Zachary’s Pizza House property to accommodate a 9,100-square-foot Dollar General store to Monday Sept. 26. The meeting had been set for Monday Sept. 12. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. The hearing on the Dollar […]