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Handmade Quilts for Sale at Family Center

Handmade Quilts for Sale at Family Center

Chester fiber artist Dorothy Riley Blomberg has donated eight colorful handmade quilts for sale to benefit the Chester Andover Family Center, 656 Depot St. The finely crafted quilts are suitable for a baby’s bed or as an artistic wall hanging. The quilts are on sale for $20 to $50 with all proceeds going to the […]

Town Meeting Place, Date Change Proposed; Correction

Town Meeting Place, Date Change Proposed; Correction

T he Chester Selectboard will be holding a meeting for the legal voters of Chester at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 at the auditorium of Green Mountain Union High School to vote on two proposals: Article 1: To see if the Town will vote to change the date and time of the annual Town […]

Jack's Diner Denied Conditional Use Permit

Jack’s Diner Denied Conditional Use Permit

By Cynthia Prairie The Chester Development Review Board has denied a conditional use permit for the expansion of Jack’s Diner, 521 Main St. Town zoning administrator Michael Normyle said the permit was denied in late November on the grounds that Dodier “missed several hearings and has not been responsive, has not provided the requested information […]

Impact of Dollar General concerns Lisai

Impact of Dollar General concerns Lisai

‘Lucky I didn’t see a meat counter or a deli,” said Lisai’s Grocery store owner Lonnie Lisai, after viewing the Dollar General’s interior plan Monday night, Dec. 12. “There’s a lot of overlap” between what his store offers and what a new 9,100-square-foot Dollar General would offer, he added. “About 90% (overlap) … aside from […]

Chester Rotary Donates Personalized Books

Chester Rotary Donates Personalized Books

Twenty-five students from Chester-Andover Elementary School received personalized books on Tuesday, Dec. 6 with the support of John Holmes, a Chester Rotarian, whose interest is to improve literacy. Each of the students’ names are woven into a personalized story that includes family members and pets. “These personalized books develop a sense of appreciation for reading,” […]

Overture to Christmas 'best ever'

Overture to Christmas ‘best ever’

The 26th Annual Overture to Christmas promises to be the best ever, declares Pat Budnick, of Motel in the Meadow, who helped to organize the weeklong celebration. In rapid succession, she begins to tick off events: “ceramics with Melissa, bow making with Nancy, caroling with Stan, the senior dinner – Jack Carroll helps with that, […]

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