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Chester Select Board agenda for June 5, 2019

Chester Select Board agenda for June 5, 2019

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve Selectboard Minutes from May 15, 2019 Meeting and Special Selectboard Meeting from May 29, 2019 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Information Booth Sewer Connection; Naomi Johnson 5. Marketing […]

TRSU board agenda for June 6, 2019

TRSU board agenda for June 6, 2019

The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Board of Directors will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at the band room of the Ludlow Elementary School, 45 Main St. in Ludlow. Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: […]

Grafton Select Board agenda for June 3

Grafton Select Board agenda for June 3

The Select Board meeting for the Town of Grafton will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, June 3 at the Grafton Garage, 220 Bell St. Below is its agenda. 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Approve Minutes: May 20, 2019 and Special Meeting, May 27, 2019 3. Warrants, as signed, presented to Selectboard 4. Highway Report 5. […]

College News

College News

Christina Ricitelli of Weston was awarded a degree in May during Commencement Exercises for Curry College in Milton, Mass. Sara Crystal Cote of Baltimore received a bachelor of science degree in biology, chemistry minor, psychology minor from Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. in May. The following students were named to the Dean’s List of the […]

Chester Alumni Day Parade coming together

Chester Alumni Day Parade coming together

Preparation for the Chester High School/GMUHS Alumni Day Parade — to be held in downtown Chester on Saturday, June 8 — is in full swing. Many classes have been busy building floats for the event in hopes of beating out the Class of 1983 for first place. And everyone from the community, including alumni, businesses […]

Sweeping changes proposed to Chester zoning

Sweeping changes proposed to Chester zoning Information meetings set for June

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Town of Chester is undergoing the most comprehensive overhaul of its zoning regulations and zoning districts since they were first enacted more than 40 years ago. The Unified Development Bylaws – as they are known – have been completely revamped and, if approved by the Select […]

PEOPLE

PEOPLE Pajala, Olsen talk politics?; Chester's Hannah Gustafson in title role in 'Snow Queen' at Paramount

©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester’s Hannah Gustafson stars in ‘Snow Queen’ at Paramount Hannah Gustafson of Chester will be dancing the title role of the Snow Queen when the Vermont Center for Dance Education will perform The Snow Queen on Sunday, June 9 at the Paramount Theatre in Rutland. Shows are at 1 and 6 […]

Sunday Artisans Alley Market debuts in Chester

Sunday Artisans Alley Market debuts in Chester

By Cynthia Prairie ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC It was a perfect sunny and cool Sunday morning for the inaugural opening of the Artisans Alley Market in Chester, conceived by Sharon Baker of Sharon’s on the Common to highlight local, small creators and bring more people into downtown Chester during the weekends. Seven vendors, selling everything […]

Firefighters find missing Chester boy after 3-hour search

Firefighters find missing Chester boy after 3-hour search

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Firefighters and police searched the woods of Smokeshire for nearly three hours this afternoon before finding a 9-year-old boy who had gone missing from his home earlier in the day. The Chester Fire Department was called out around 2:30 p.m. to search for the boy. The boy’s […]

CHANGE OF DATE Chester Select Board special meeting agenda

CHANGE OF DATE Chester Select Board special meeting agenda New date Wednesday May 29.

The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday May 28  29, 2019 at Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda: 1. Citizen Comments 2. Williams River Bridge #28 Response to State Bridge Inspection 3. Approve Noise & Traffic Studies for Gravel Project 4. Executive Session: Gravel […]

Community & Arts events: May 31-June 3

Community & Arts events: May 31-June 3

For a full listing of upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph Calendar. To find out how to become a Calendar Partner, email or call Cynthia Prairie at cprairie@chestertelegraph.org or 802-875-2703. To be included in events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on […]

Chester Chatter: As I prepare to head home

Chester Chatter: As I prepare to head home

By Ruthie Douglas ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Nearly a year has passed since I was last in my home. So I have made Springfield Health and Rehab my home. My first few weeks here were lying in bed and in terrible pain. The staff here was wonderful. They held my hand and listened to me […]

A sticky and sweet bowl of protein

A sticky and sweet bowl of protein

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com My inspiration? Simply wishing for summer to hurry and get here. Someone told me the other day that summer will be on a Friday this year, but I was hoping it would be at least on a weekend day. This recipe is filling without any fat and it tastes identical to […]

American Legion, Scout Troop 206 place flags on war vets' graves

American Legion, Scout Troop 206 place flags on war vets’ graves

©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Members of the Chester American Legion Post 67,  the Ladies Auxiliary and Boy Scout Troup 206 teamed up on Thursday evening to place American flags on the graves of war veterans throughout Chester in time for Memorial Day weekend. At Brookside Cemetery on Main Street, Vietnam War veteran Jerry Stewart, first […]

Henry Homeyer: 7 tips for veggie success

Henry Homeyer: 7 tips for veggie success

By Henry Homeyer ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Depending where you live – a cold hollow, a hilltop, or near a large body of water, you may be ready to start planting the vegetable garden – or not. In any case, there is much to do before your plants go in the ground. Here are some […]

Weston's annual kids' Fishing Derby set for June 1

Weston’s annual kids’ Fishing Derby set for June 1

©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Weston Rod and Gun Club will hold its annual Fishing Derby for children to age 15 on from 7 to 9 a.m. on Saturday June 1. The event will be held at the Weston Recreation Club on Lawrence Hill Road off of Greendale Road in Weston. The derby  will be […]

Mt. Holly woman arrested after chase, manhunt

Mt. Holly woman arrested after chase, manhunt Led troopers on high speed pursuit through five towns in stolen car

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC A Mount Holly woman has been arrested after Vermont State Police say she lead them on a high speed chase through Weathersfield, North Springfield, Chester, Cavendish and Ludlow Wednesday morning in a stolen car. According to radio transmissions, troopers eventually broke off the pursuit for the sake […]

Malcolm Ewen, founding artistic director at Playhouse, created home for artists at Weston

Malcolm Ewen, founding artistic director at Playhouse, created home for artists at Weston

Malcolm Ewen, a founding director of the Weston Playhouse Theatre Company, beloved colleague and friend, died Monday in Chicago after a long battle with cancer. He was 64. In 1988, Mr. Ewen, Tim Fort and Steve Stettler, took the reins of Weston Playhouse, rededicating the theater to its community, reorganizing it as a not-for-profit company, […]

Stocker trials move closer, prosecution suggests this summer

Stocker trials move closer, prosecution suggests this summer

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC WHITE RIVER JUNCTION Ryan Stocker, 20 of Chester appeared in Windsor Superior Court Criminal Division in White River Junction on Tuesday for a status conference on the eight felony and two misdemeanor charges he faces in six cases. Deputy State’s Attorney Heidi Remick told the court that […]

AOT maps route to lower speed limit at GMHS

AOT maps route to lower speed limit at GMHS

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Representatives of Vermont’s Agency of Transportation came to Chester on Monday to look at Rt. 103 around Green Mountain High School and hear from the public on why the speed limit should be lowered from 40 mph to 30 mph there. Marcos Miller, Tyler Guazzoni and Mario […]

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