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Cavendish (and more) turns out for Jim Hasson's 95th

Cavendish (and more) turns out for Jim Hasson’s 95th

By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The coronavirus pandemic has been tough on an active nonagenarian, keeping him in his rural home. But family, friends and neighbors conspired to give Jim Hasson of Cavendish a 95th birthday to remember with a parade on Sunday. As Hasson sat in a folding chair on Main […]

Jiffy Mart

Citgo gas station; propane tanks; we also offer fresh Green Mountain coffee, sandwiches, pizza, beverages and snack foods in a well-kept convenience store. Ice also available.

Chester board mulls cannabis sales, Historical Society loan, donation of old Jiffy Mart building

Chester board mulls cannabis sales, Historical Society loan, donation of old Jiffy Mart building

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing  LLC At the request of one member, the Chester Select Board last Wednesday took up a lengthy discussion of whether the town should ban the sales of cannabis (marijuana) if pending legalization legislation passes the Vermont House in the next session. Last January, the Vermont State Senate passed […]

Husband holding surprise party for wife Jil's 66th

Husband holding surprise party for wife Jil’s 66th

Jil Rushford is having a birthday bash, but she doesn’t know about it yet. The Chester woman, who has had some serious medical difficulties over the past few years, is turning 66. And to celebrate, her husband Kim Rushford is holding a surprise potluck birthday party. Bring a dish to share and enjoy the acoustic […]

Jiffy Mart stores, gas stations to be sold to Bay State behemoth

Jiffy Mart stores, gas stations to be sold to Bay State behemoth

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Global Partners LP has announced that it is buying the retail fuel and convenience business of Champlain Oil of South Burlington. With the sale, which is set to be completed in the third quarter of 2018, Global Partners will be taking over the Chester Jiffy Mart along […]

Jiffy Mart closes, Jiffy Mart opens

Jiffy Mart closes, Jiffy Mart opens

© 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC With the clock ticking up toward a 2 p.m. closing time yesterday, employees at the Jiffy Mart at Main and Depot streets in Chester were telling each customer that the store would be locking its doors for good shortly, but the new store at Main and Pleasant streets would be […]

Dollar General, Jiffy Mart could go head-to-head on construction

Dollar General, Jiffy Mart could go head-to-head on construction

By Cynthia Prairie and Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Gird yourself Chester. If all goes as stated, heavy equipment will descend on Main Street as two large construction projects – within spitting distance of each other – begin in mid-April. After an unexplained delay, the developer the Zaremba Group is expected to start […]

Champlain Oil donates, dismantles house to make way for larger Jiffy Mart

Champlain Oil donates, dismantles house to make way for larger Jiffy Mart

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC After unsuccessfully offering to give the Burbank house at the corner of Main and Pleasant streets to anyone who would move it from the site, Champlain Oil has donated the structure to a not-for-profit — EcoBuilding Bargains — and contracted with another company to dismantle it. EcoBuilding […]

Springfield Rotary welcomes Spanjian as member

Springfield Rotary welcomes Spanjian as member

The Springfield Rotary Club recently welcomed Richard Spanjian, from the Inn at Weathersfield, far left, as a new member.  Spanjian was welcomed into the Rotary Club by member Nancy Lanoue, center, and Club President Christian Craig.

DRB green-lights new Jiffy Mart for Chester

DRB green-lights new Jiffy Mart for Chester

By Shawn Cunningham © 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC At its Monday Sept. 21 meeting, the Chester Development Review Board gave its approval to an application by Champlain Oil to construct a 4,980-square-foot Jiffy Mart, which would house convenience store, a Subway and a Ramunto’s Pizza Express. The Jiffy Mart would also have four double-sided gas […]

After final testimony on traffic and architecture, Chester DRB closes Jiffy Mart hearings

After final testimony on traffic and architecture, Chester DRB closes Jiffy Mart hearings

By Shawn Cunningham ©2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC It was dueling experts on traffic and Chester’s architectural character as the Development Board of Review held its final meeting on a Jiffy Mart proposed for the corner of Pleasant and Main streets in Chester on Monday, Aug. 10. The hearing began with board chair Carla Westine acknowledging […]

'New England' architecture gets a hearing at Jiffy Mart DRB meeting

‘New England’ architecture gets a hearing at Jiffy Mart DRB meeting

By Shawn Cunningham and Cynthia Prairie © 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC What is the “over-all New England architectural appearance” and does the proposed Jiffy Mart “adhere harmoniously” to it were the questions on the table Monday night as the Chester Development Review Board reached the Special Criteria portion of its review for a conditional use […]

Peer review questions proposed Chester Jiffy Mart's traffic numbers

Peer review questions proposed Chester Jiffy Mart’s traffic numbers

By Shawn Cunningham ©2015-Telegraph Publishing LLC A  privately commissioned peer review of the traffic study submitted by Jiffy Mart has called into question the  numbers on which the convenience store chain has based its assertion that its proposed store would have no impact on congestion and crashes. The review was presented on Monday night, when […]

DRB to keep flood hazard review open on Chester Jiffy Mart

DRB to keep flood hazard review open on Chester Jiffy Mart

By Shawn Cunningham © 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC After a contentious hearing on June 1, this past Monday’s Chester Development Review Board meeting was polite and even relaxed in portions as the town’s quasi-judicial land use arbiters once again took up the application of Robert Record and Champlain Oil for a conditional use permit to […]

Jiffy Mart developer sees new store as improvement to area's character

Jiffy Mart developer sees new store as improvement to area’s character

By Shawn Cunningham ©2015-Telegraph Publishing LLC Pointing to a “very old service station, a very old metal diner, an abandoned pizza parlor that’s overgrown, a dollar store site and a rental house that’s not in very good shape,” Matt Wamsganz, the point man overseeing constructing a 5,000-square-foot Jiffy Mart for Champlain Oil, told the Chester […]

Chester DRB's initial Jiffy Mart hearing focuses on flood hazard

Chester DRB’s initial Jiffy Mart hearing focuses on flood hazard

By Shawn Cunningham © 2015 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Chester’s Development Review Board began the process of considering a new Jiffy Mart gas station, convenience store and food outlets  at its meeting on Monday, May 11. A couple of dozen people, including a quorum of the Select Board, were there for the initial examination of documents […]

Champlain Oil files application for new Chester Jiffy Mart with chain restaurants

Champlain Oil files application for new Chester Jiffy Mart with chain restaurants

© 2015 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Robert Record, B. Cairns Properties, LLC and Champlain Oil  Co. filed applications with the Chester Zoning administrator for a conditional use permit and a flood hazard area review on Tuesday, April 14 for a new Jiffy Mart in Chester. The application says that developers hope to build a 4,980-square-foot Jiffy […]

5 chosen for Chester Police Advisory Committee

5 chosen for Chester Police Advisory Committee

By Shawn Cunningham © 2023 Telegraph Publishing LLC At it’s March 22 meeting, the Chester Select Board chose five of the 10 residents interviewed to serve on  a new committee to advise the town’s Police Department and communicate with their community. After the interviews, the board went into executive session to discuss the appointments, then […]

Residents near Julian quarries haul in truckload of complaints to Chester board

Residents near Julian quarries haul in truckload of complaints to Chester board

  By Shawn Cunningham © 2023 Telegraph Publishing LLC Gassetts residents turned out in force for the Chester Select Board’s Wednesday, March 22 meeting to complain that quarry operations in their area is in violation of its permits and that the noise, traffic, unsafe blasting and pollution have become too much to bear. Listed on […]

Election results: Andover, Cavendish, Chester, Grafton, Weston, GM District budget

Election results: Andover, Cavendish, Chester, Grafton, Weston, GM District budget

By Shawn Cunningham © 2023 Telegraph Publishing LLC Residents in area towns made some big changes and rejected others as Town Meeting 2023 unfolded. Chester voters chose two new select board members out of a field of five — Arianna Knapp and Peter Hudkins — and gave that body the power to appoint the town […]