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FOLA continues Robin Williams film series Oct. 1 with 'Good Morning Vietnam'

FOLA continues Robin Williams film series Oct. 1 with ‘Good Morning Vietnam’

Friends of Ludlow Auditorium will continue its three-part series of films showcasing the comedic and dramatic talents of Robin Williams at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1 with the screening of Good Morning Vietnam. All events will take place in Heald Auditorium, which is located on the second floor of the Ludlow Town Hall, 37 Depot St. […]

To the editor: Support for Queer Circus Arts scholarships humbling

To the editor: Support for Queer Circus Arts scholarships humbling

A note of heartfelt thanks for everyone’s support on May 6 for the Queer Circus Arts Scholarship Benefit and Performance co-presented by Frog Meadow Farm and New England Center for Circus Arts. This truly fabulous cause benefits LGBTQ+ Circus Students studying professionally and playing recreationally of all ages and backgrounds at NECCA. At Frog Meadow […]

Chester Select Board agenda for May 4

Chester Select Board agenda for May 4

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, May 4 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., and via Zoom. To access via Zoom: https://zoom.us/join Meeting ID:  819 8884 2129 or  ​ https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81988842129 Below is its agenda. 1. Approve Minutes from the April 20, 2022 Selectboard Meeting 2. Citizen Comments/Answers from Previous Meeting 3. Old […]

Weekly Covid Update: State narrows testing recommendation as focus shifts from Covid

Weekly Covid Update: State narrows testing recommendation as focus shifts from Covid Clinics move from state-run to health providers, pharmacies

Editor’s Note: The Chester Telegraph began publishing its Weekly Covid Update every Friday beginning in April 2020.  Since then, we have written more than 93 update articles (and hundreds more on Covid itself) to let you know where our communities have stood when it comes to the pandemic’s spread, its vaccination rates and testing. We’ve […]

Pandemic's 2 year anniversary: Covid not over, but Vermonters moving toward healthful balance

Pandemic’s 2 year anniversary: Covid not over, but Vermonters moving toward healthful balance Covid cases rise again as new BA2 sub-variant found in U.S.

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC Having passed the two-year anniversary of the start of the pandemic on March 13, a mix of ups and downs reflected in the key metrics being tracked weekly indicates that the Covid-19 virus is not over yet, something Gov. Phil Scott and Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine both touched on […]

Weekly Covid Update: Guidelines for masking and quarantine change Monday

Weekly Covid Update: Guidelines for masking and quarantine change Monday

© 2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC As reported last week, starting March 14, guidance for masks and isolation/quarantining will be changing. The decision to wear a mask will be up to each individual person based on their own circumstances, personal risk assessment, and health needs.” He also asked that Vermonters to be supportive of personal choices […]

Weekly Covid Update: State lifts mask recommendation March 14

Weekly Covid Update: State lifts mask recommendation March 14 Vermont vaccination rates stagnate

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Thursday, Gov. Phil Scott and Vermont health officials announced that Covid-19 public health guidance for masks will be lifted and isolation/quarantining recommendations will be simplified beginning Monday, March 14. The statewide mask recommendation for schools and all Vermonters is being lifted completely on that date. According to Vermont State Epidemiologist […]

Weekly Covid Update: State plans transition into living with Covid

Weekly Covid Update: State plans transition into living with Covid

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Covid-19 update was just a small part of Gov. Phil Scott’s  weekly press conference on Tuesday as Covid case numbers continue to fall. State Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine was the only state official to speak on Covid this past Tuesday, saying that the state was planning for the deliberate […]

Weekly Covid Update: Schools with 80% vaxx rate can drop mask requirements

Weekly Covid Update: Schools with 80% vaxx rate can drop mask requirements

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC With overall Covid-19 numbers continuing to decline, Gov. Phil Scott announced that as of Monday, Feb. 28,  state guidance will allow schools to end mask requirements if they have achieved an 80 percent vaccination rate. He went on to add that this was just a first step and that “in the […]

Weekly Covid Update: Cases, hospitalizations, deaths fall

Weekly Covid Update: Cases, hospitalizations, deaths fall

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC As Vermont Covid-19 metrics across the board continued to improve,  Gov. Phil Scott again moved quickly off the pandemic topic during his Tuesday pandemic press conference. When asked about state-wide masking for schools and other indoor settings, Scott said that the state had extended the guidance for schools a number of […]

Weekly Covid Update: New Covid cases continue to drop; state shifts focus to recovery, prevention

Weekly Covid Update: New Covid cases continue to drop; state shifts focus to recovery, prevention

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC With new Covid 19 cases continuing to plummet, Vermont state and health officials have begun shifting their narrative to one of recovery and long-term prevention vs. crisis management. On Tuesday during the weekly press conference, Gov. Phil Scott offered little comment on Covid-19, other than saying he was “very encouraged.” Instead, […]

While Vermont Covid cases total 103,066, overall positivity rate declines

While Vermont Covid cases total 103,066, overall positivity rate declines

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC Although the total Covid case count for Vermont since the start of the pandemic crested the 100,000 mark this week, overall state data points to a widespread decline, especially in weekly case totals that plummeted from last week’s 10,104 down to 6,651. The overall total number of Covid cases in Vermont […]

Weekly Covid Update: Record hospitalizations, jump in deaths as cases see decline

Weekly Covid Update: Record hospitalizations, jump in deaths as cases see decline With at-home testing rising, state ends collecting school data

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC As case numbers and positivity rates begin to wane, a   surge is now being played out through record hospitalizations and a higher death count. Record hospitalizations for Covid were reported on Wednesday, Jan. 19, hitting 122, although that number has now decreased to 108 as of data reported on Friday, […]

Weekly Covid Update: State urges more masking as new positive rate smashes record 10,000

Weekly Covid Update: State urges more masking as new positive rate smashes record 10,000 Vermont's 175,000 available test gone within hours

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC The state hit a record single-day total of 2,975 cases this past week after glitches in the state Health Department website delayed recording positive case numbers. The new record-breaking weekly total smashed through the 10,000 barrier with 12,509 new cases, up from 7,884 the week before and nearly quadrupling weekly case […]

Weekly Covid Update: Vermont, Chester hit record Covid numbers again

Weekly Covid Update: Vermont, Chester hit record Covid numbers again

©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC In a sentence that seems like a broken record, and as state officials predicted heading into the holidays, Vermont’s new Covid-19 cases have soared into record territory again this past week. The state hit a record single-day total of 2,188 cases Thursday. The record busting new weekly total now stands at […]

Vermont Covid cases hit new records

Vermont Covid cases hit new records Omicron has yet to show impact on hospitalizations, deaths

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC As state officials predicted heading into the holidays and the new year — and likely driven by the more contagious Omicron variant –Vermont’s new Covid-19 cases have soared into record territory this past week. The state hit a single-day case total of 1,352 on Thursday, Dec. 30, and a record weekly […]

Weekly update: Vermont Covid numbers decline but post-holiday surge expected

Weekly update: Vermont Covid numbers decline but post-holiday surge expected Take-home, onsite tests offered during pre-New Year's week

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC With a weekly update that does not include numbers from Friday, Dec. 24, Vermont’s new Covid-19 cases have shown a decline this past week with a weekly total of 2,456 infections recorded as of Thursday, down from 2,752 cases last week, including data from last Friday. Although this data shows a […]

State Covid cases decline, Chester numbers rise

State Covid cases decline, Chester numbers rise Officials plead with Vermonters to get vaccinated

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont’s new Covid-19 case numbers have declined this past week, with a weekly total of 2,752 infections recorded, down from the record 3,428 cases last week. Although a decline, this is still the second highest weekly total seen since the start of the pandemic. The Vermont overall Covid case total now […]

The Telegraph Poll: A mask mandate for Chester?

The Telegraph Poll: A mask mandate for Chester?

This Telegraph Poll will be open until Dec. 15. Should the Chester Select Board institute a mask mandate for public buildings and businesses?

Op-ed: Does the First Amendment allow racist and personal threats of violence?

Op-ed: Does the First Amendment allow racist and personal threats of violence?

By Bill Schubart It’s time for a statute prohibiting hate-speech, online bullying and threats of physical violence. Five years ago, Rep. Kiah Morris (D-Bennington) resigned from the Vermont legislature, where she had earned the respect of her colleagues and a reputation as an effective promoter of equity and justice in Vermont. The online harassment began […]