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Chester Select Board agenda for April 5, 2017

Chester Select Board agenda for April 5, 2017

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 5 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. Approval of Minutes; March 13, 2017 Special Selectboard Meeting and March 15, 2017 Selectboard Meeting Citizen Comments Old Business Paper of Record Present Summary of VLCT’s Economic Development Seminar; David Pisha & […]

VSP seeks help in finding truck in Charlotte flying ice accident

VSP seeks help in finding truck in Charlotte flying ice accident

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont State Police are looking for a tractor trailer that was involved in an incident on March 22 in which Celeste Brasseur of Charlotte was injured by ice flying off a truck and into her windshield. Brasseur sustained “incapacitating injuries” to her face and a concussion. This morning, troopers […]

Grafton Select Board meeting for Monday, April 3, 2017

Grafton Select Board meeting for Monday, April 3, 2017

The Grafton Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, April 3 at Grafton Elementary School, 58 School St. Below is its agenda. Adopt Agenda Adopt Minutes: March 20, 2017 & March 25, 2017 Highway Report/Opening of Cab & Chassis/Plow Bids Town Health Officer Agenda/Minutes List Policy (list of individuals requesting expires each year) […]

VSP announces reward in Montpelier homicide

VSP announces reward in Montpelier homicide

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont State Police announced today that a reward of up to $5,000 is being offered to anyone who provides information leading to the apprehension of Jayveon Caballero, 29, of Barre, Vt. Caballero is being sought in connection with the Jan. 22  homicide of 33 year-old Markus Austin. Police have […]

After years of promises, state to fix crumbling Route 11 in 2019

After years of promises, state to fix crumbling Route 11 in 2019

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC A little over a month ago, 911 dispatchers received a call about an eastbound tractor trailer that was “all over the road” on Route 11 west of Chester.  When Chester Police Det. Andy Brothers stopped the truck, the driver of the rig explained that he “was trying […]

Flood Brook Tigers stir the crowd at Jr. Iron Chef competition

Flood Brook Tigers stir the crowd at Jr. Iron Chef competition

The Flood Brook Tigers team of junior chefs brought home the Crowd Pleaser Award during this year’s Jr. Iron Chef 10th annual competition, held at the Champlain Valley Exposition Center in Essex Junction on March 18. The Flood Brook team, made up of Halyn McIntyre, Alex Wasyliko and Stella Turner and coached by Lini Mazumdar, […]

Rte 7 still closed as recovery of gas tanker continues

Rte 7 still closed as recovery of gas tanker continues

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The tanker truck that overturned this morning on Route 7 north left the highway just before 9 a.m., rolling over and down a steep embankment, according to Vermont State Police. (UPDATE: Shortly after 7 p.m. Monday, State Police announced that Route 7 had been re-opened.) The tanker, which was traveling […]

Weston Select Board meeting for Tuesday, March 28 CANCELED

Weston Select Board meeting for Tuesday, March 28 CANCELED

The Select Board meeting for the Town of Weston, scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 28 has been canceled. It’s planned agenda is below. When the meeting has been rescheduled and a new agenda issued, The Telegraph will publish it. 1. Any Requested Changes to the Agenda: 2. Public Comment: 3. Road Foreman: 4. […]

To the editor: Four towns vote May 2 on GM unified school district, board candidates

To the editor: Four towns vote May 2 on GM unified school district, board candidates

On Tuesday, March 21, the Vermont State Board of Education approved the formation of the Green Mountain Unified School District. Residents from Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish and Chester will serve as school directors for the new district. On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, each town school district will be voting by by Australian ballot on the formation […]

Arts events: March 30 through April 1, 2017

Arts events: March 30 through April 1, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. March 30 & 31: Walpole Players auditioning for Old Home Days […]

Community events: April 1- April 8, 2017

Community events: April 1- April 8, 2017

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming Events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 1: Norwich church holds Annual Book and Music Sale […]

Oil tanker rollover closes Route 7

Oil tanker rollover closes Route 7

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Vermont State Police are advising that Route 7 between the Arlington and Manchester exits is closed due to an oil tanker roller over. Motorists should look for other routes. Police do not know how long the road will be closed.  

Telegraph Business Ticker

Telegraph Business Ticker

Chester home furnishings firm announces spring collection Atelier Annex of Chester announced its 2017 Spring Curated Collection. Items in the collection include silk pillows and lambswool throws in warm neutrals to adorn furniture, fine art photography prints and watercolor-based greeting cards to ponder, ceramic platters, a live edge cheeseboard and table linens to enhance a […]

Rice cauliflower for a gluten-free risotto

Rice cauliflower for a gluten-free risotto

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This cheesy no-rice risotto just so happens to be gluten free, I might add. 1 cup riced cauliflower, see NOTE 6 tablespoons milk 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoon butter or margarine 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes Salt and black pepper to taste Shredded cheddar cheese for garnish Place all […]

UPDATE: Portion of Route 9 closed, roads are slick

UPDATE: Portion of Route 9 closed, roads are slick

UPDATE: VSP advises that Route 9 is reopened. Police scanner traffic indicates slick roads. Please be careful out there. © 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Vermont State Police are advising that Route 9 between Route 8 and Somerset Rd in Searsburg is closed due to a motor vehicle accident. There is no estimate of how long […]

Weston theater fixture Sam Lloyd, 91, was a community leader, philanthropist

Weston theater fixture Sam Lloyd, 91, was a community leader, philanthropist

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Sam Lloyd, an actor, businessman, philanthropist and community leader, died peacefully at his home in Weston on Friday, March 24. He was 91. Mr. Lloyd’s death was announced by the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company with which he had a long association. The cause of death was heart failure. Mr. Lloyd […]

Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish & Chester school districts meet March 27 to OK warnings for May 2 vote on unified district

Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish & Chester school districts meet March 27 to OK warnings for May 2 vote on unified district

The Andover Town School District, the Baltimore Town School District, the Cavendish Elementary School District and the Chester Town School District will all meet separately at 7 p.m. at Green Mountain High School’s Library Learning Commons, mainly to approve a warning for May 2 votes to form the Green Mountain Unified School District. Below are […]

Grafton Select Board Special Session for Saturday, March 25, 2017

Grafton Select Board Special Session for Saturday, March 25, 2017

The Grafton Select Board will meet in Special session at 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 25 at Grafton Town Hall, 117 Main St. Below is its agenda. 1. Public Comment 2. Executive Session: Personnel 3. Other Business 4. Date of Next Regular Meeting: Monday, April 3, 2017 @ 6 p.m., Grafton Elementary School 5. Adjourn

Andover Select Board Meeting Agenda March 27, 2017

Andover Select Board Meeting Agenda March 27, 2017

The Andover Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 27, 2017 at the town office, 953 Weston-Weston Road. Below is the agenda: Call Select Board meeting to order. Act on Agenda. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from March 13th meeting. Review and Act on Financial Orders. Highways / Garage: A. Overweight […]

State Ed Board OKs TRSU RED plan; town votes eyed for May 2

State Ed Board OKs TRSU RED plan; town votes eyed for May 2

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC At its Tuesday, March 21 meeting, the Vermont State Board of Education gave the go-ahead to four area towns to put an Act 46 merger proposal before their voters on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. The approval by the Agency of Education and the Board of Education was […]

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