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Derry board asks One Londonderry to remove liaison following email kerfuffle

Derry board asks One Londonderry to remove liaison following email kerfuffle

By Shawn Cunningham © 2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC Concerns over the relationship of a private organization with a mission to improve aspects of Londonderry and the town government and its transparency responsibilities prompted the Select Board at its Monday, Aug. 15 meeting, to take the unusual step to ask One Londonderry to remove one of […]

Weston Library hosts Drag Queen Story Hour to much enjoyment

Weston Library hosts Drag Queen Story Hour to much enjoyment

 By Cynthia Prairie ©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC Weston’s Wilder Memorial Library had no qualms about holding a Drag Queen Story Hour on Saturday, attracting around 50 kids and adults, including several Wilder board members. The drag queens — Katniss Everqueer and Emoji Nightmare — arrived around 1:30, batting wickedly long eyelashes, their makeup contoured […]

Cavendish principal finalist forum March 1; special GMUSD board meeting March 2

Cavendish principal finalist forum March 1; special GMUSD board meeting March 2

© 2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Cavendish Town Elementary School Principal Interview Committee will be holding a finalists forum from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1. The forum will be both in person (at CTES, 573 Main St. in Proctorsville) and on Zoom. The Two Rivers Supervisory Union will be recording the forum for […]

ANR webinars for individuals, businesses, towns outline ARPA funds for water, housing projects

ANR webinars for individuals, businesses, towns outline ARPA funds for water, housing projects

The Vermont Agency of Natural Resources has been hosting a webinar series to provide more details about the American Rescue Plan Act funding opportunities available through the agency.  The webinars are designed for communities, individuals and businesses interested in using ARPA funding to invest in water infrastructure projects. ANR has $100 million in ARPA funding […]

State celebrates return of Amtrak trains with $1 rides at Bellows Falls on July 19

State celebrates return of Amtrak trains with $1 rides at Bellows Falls on July 19

The Vermont Agency of Transportation is announcing celebratory events at all Amtrak stations in Vermont to welcome back the state’s two Amtrak trains on Monday, July 19, when the Vermonter and Ethan Allen Express resume service. At noon and 5 p.m. gather at the Bellows Falls Train Station on the Island to greet the Vermonter. […]

Weekly Covid Update: Rates continue to decline while hospitalizations rise

Weekly Covid Update: Rates continue to decline while hospitalizations rise State says Springfield Hospital's Moderna doses OK to use

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont’s Covid-19 weekly new case total, death toll and positivity rate have continued to decline for the fourth week in a row, according to the state Department of Health. New case weekly numbers dropped below the 1,000 mark to 899 reported this week. The total number of cases now stands at […]

Project Londonderry volunteers establish new non-profit organization

Project Londonderry volunteers establish new non-profit organization Members work toward North Village Master Plan, seek community input

From the editor: To correct the record: Project Londonderry organizers have notified The Chester Telegraph that the 501(c)(3) organization recently established is actually known as The Community Fund for Londonderry, and is separate from the Project Londonderry initiative, which remains a volunteer effort coordinated by the Town Planning Commission. The Community Fund for Londonderry is […]

Marconics gatherings spark Covid concerns in Chester

Marconics gatherings spark Covid concerns in Chester Owners: We are Covid compliant, attention is a 'witch hunt'

By Cynthia Prairie & Shawn Cunningham ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC As many as 25 to 35 cars — most bearing out-of-state license plates — parked at the old Jiffy Mart and adjacent streets in downtown Chester last week alarmed members of the Chester community as Covid-19 cases continue to rise nationwide and as Vermont severely […]

FAQ: Coronavirus disease 2019

FAQ: Coronavirus disease 2019

Reprinted with permission of Howard B. Owens of the Batavian in New York. What is Covid-19? Covid-19 is a disease caused by the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2. Why is the disease called Covid-19? COVID is an acronym for “coronavirus disease.” The “19” is for the year of discovery, 2019. What is SARS-CoV-2? SARS is an acronym […]

Three new COVID-19 cases bring Vermont total to eight

Three new COVID-19 cases bring Vermont total to eight

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Vermont’s Department of Health announced today that there are three more cases of the new coronavirus COVID-19. All three of the latest cases involve residents of state other than Vermont residents. To date, the DoH laboratory has reported four positive cases among Vermonters, and four cases among non-Vermonters. In a […]

UPDATE: I-91 rolling roadblocks all next week

UPDATE: I-91 rolling roadblocks all next week Times and durations may vary

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Vermont Agency of Transportation is replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of June 11, 2018. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND IS REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITH NO SHOULDERS […]

Chester Baptist welcomes interim pastor

Chester Baptist welcomes interim pastor

The Chester Baptist Church has announced the arrival of its new interim pastor, Rev. Gerard (Rod) Birney. Birney began his new duties on May 2, and will preach weekly on Sunday mornings at the 10:30 a.m. worship service. Birney holds a Masters of Divinity from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, and has served as full-time pastor of several churches […]

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six Black River seniors

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six Black River seniors

The Ludlow Rotary has awarded six students from area communities scholarships totaling $9,000, up 50 percent from what it has offered in the past. The recipients were selected based on scholastic achievement, financial need, realistic goals, extracurricular activities and community service. On June 16 Ludlow Rotary President Tesha Buss awarded the following scholarships, all to Black […]

Employment fair in Springfield offers potential job opportunities

J ob seekers, mark your calendars for Wednesday, May 20 as the River Valley Workforce Investment Board hosts the 4th annual Employment Fair at the Riverside Middle School, 16 Fairground Road in Springfield. The fair will be open to students only from 1 to 2 p.m. and to the general pubic from 2 to 5 […]

Chester loves 'Chicago' and 'Chicago' loves Chester

Chester loves ‘Chicago’ and ‘Chicago’ loves Chester

The three performances of Green Mountain Union High School’s production of  Bob Fosse’s Chicago took Chester by storm last Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights. Below is a photo gallery taken at two performances. We also have video of three numbers: Roxie; All I Care About; and When Velma Takes the Stand. Set in the 1920s […]

Taking heart -- and flowers and candy -- on Valentine's Day

Taking heart — and flowers and candy — on Valentine’s Day

by Rebecca Salem Chester merchants are stepping up to make sure you don’t throw a bucket of ice water on your relationship this Valentine’s Day with a gift of a  vacuum cleaner or a package of undershorts. “For serious relationships,” says Lonnie Lisai, “go Cabernet.” The owner of Lisai’s Grocery on Depot Street is conducting […]