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Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 24

Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 24

The Select Board for the town of Andover will hold its meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 24 at Andover Town Hall, 958 Andover Road, and via Zoom. To access via Zoom click here.  Meeting ID: 869 021 5007; Passcode: 146374. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act […]

College News

College News

Southern New Hampshire University in Manchester   congratulates the following students on being named to the fall 2021 President’s List. Michelle Cox of Springfield Carissa Bailey of Springfield Samantha Singleton of Springfield Full-time undergraduate students who have earned a minimum grade-point average of 3.700 and above are named to the President’s List. Full-time status is achieved […]

To the editor: Legislature should pass single-member districts

To the editor: Legislature should pass single-member districts

Below is a letter sent to state Reps. Carolyn Patridge and Leslie Goldman, both Democrats representing Windham-3, on the morning of Friday, Jan. 14. Good morning, Carolyn and Leslie, Best wishes to you and yours for the new year. This afternoon, the Vermont House will vote on redistricting the electoral districts in the state.  As […]

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 […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Jan. 19

Chester Select Board agenda for Jan. 19

The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at Town Hall, 556 Elm Street and via Zoom at 6 p.m. Wednesday Jan. 19, 2022 followed by the board reconvening as the Board of Water and Wastewater Commissioners. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81988842129 Below are the agendas Chester Select Board 1. Approve Minutes […]

Need a vax?  Springfield Hospital holds walk-in clinic

Need a vax? Springfield Hospital holds walk-in clinic

Springfield Hospital, working in close collaboration with the state of Vermont and the Vermont Department of Health, is utilizing the six-person FEMA team to provide an outpatient vaccination clinic onsite at the hospital. The vaccine clinic is held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. through Friday, Jan. 14 at the hospital, 25 Ridgewood Road in […]

College News

College News

Jonathan Griffin of West Townshend, a freshman accounting major, was among approximately 660 Bob Jones University students named to the fall 2021 President’s List. The President’s List recognizes students who earn a 3.75 or higher grade point average for the semester. Bob Jones University is located in Greenville, S.C. Aaron Merrill of Ludlow, a member […]

Judith Lynne Copping, 69, of Chester

Judith Lynne Copping, 69, of Chester

Judith Lynne Copping passed away peacefully on Jan. 7, 2022, at home in Chester after a courageous two-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was born on Aug. 16, 1952 to Lynne and Frederick Malone in Syracuse, N.Y. Her family moved to Manchester, Vt., in the early 1960s and Judi attended Manchester schools, graduating from Burr […]

Jamie Darryl Douglas, 24, of Chester

Jamie Darryl Douglas, 24, of Chester

Jamie Darryl Douglas, 24, of Chester,  passed away on Jan. 6, 2022. He was born on Dec. 14, 1997, the much-loved son of Darryl and Lisa Douglas, brother to Kyle Douglas, Morgan Douglas, Griffin Douglas and Maverick (Alaina) Douglas, Dad to his beloved daughter, Erin Grace Douglas, his treasured pitbulls Layla and Tootsie, nephew, cousin, […]

David Nanfeldt, 76, of Chester

David Nanfeldt, 76, of Chester

David Nanfeldt, 76, of Chester, passed away on Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 following a short illness. He was born and raised in New Haven, Conn., to Eric and Regina Nanfeldt, who predeceased him. David always enjoyed hearing about how couples met, and he loved sharing his story about meeting Nena. In 1968, they were fellow […]

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 […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 10

Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 10

The Select Board for the Town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 10 at Andover Town Hall, 953 Andover Road, and via Zoom. To access via Zoom, click here. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on the […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Jan. 5

Chester Select Board agenda for Jan. 5

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., and via Zoom. You can access the meeting via Zoom by clicking here. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve Minutes from the December 15, 2021 Selectboard Meeting; Dec. 17, 2021 Special Selectboard Meeting and Dec. 29, […]

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 […]

Thomas Henning Jr., 51, of Ludlow

Thomas Henning Jr., 51, of Ludlow

Thomas Henning Jr. of Ludlow passed away unexpectedly on Monday, Dec. 27, 2021, at 51 years of age. Thomas was born in Athens, Greece, on July 10, 1970, to Joanna and Thomas Henning. At 4 months old, he moved to the United States with his mother, while his father finished out his tour in Vietnam. […]

Free rapid test kits available for students in K-12

Free rapid test kits available for students in K-12 Registration required prior to pickup

MONTPELIER Gov. Phil Scott has announced that parents and caregivers of Vermont’s K-12 children will be able to pick up one free rapid antigen test kit per student this week at sites around Vermont. The state is encouraging parents to use these kits to test kids before they return to school next week, but a […]

Op-ed: A Q&A with Chester Planning Commission chair Cathy Hasbrouck

Op-ed: A Q&A with Chester Planning Commission chair Cathy Hasbrouck

  In early November of this year, Chester businessman Steve Mancuso, owner of Chester Electric and head of the nascent Chester Business Coalition**,  asked a series of questions of Cathy Hasbrouck, chair of the Chester Planning Commission, which is working on updating the town’s bylaws, to clarify recent activities and the general direction of the […]

Mark E. Doane, 61, of Londonderry

Mark E. Doane, 61, of Londonderry

Mark E. Doane of Londonderry passed away at home on Dec. 21, 2021, at the age of 61. Mark was born Feb. 29, 1960, in Belleville, Ill., to Peter and Barbara (Brown) Doane, while Peter was stationed at Scott Air Force Base. After accompanying his family on their return to Vermont, Mark graduated from Green […]

Chester Select Board special meeting agenda for Dec. 29

Chester Select Board special meeting agenda for Dec. 29

The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 29 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., and via Zoom by clicking here. Below is its agenda. 1. Citizen Comments/Answers from Previous Meeting 2. Approve Written Statement Re: Recommendations & COVID-19 3. General Fund Budget Review: Library and Facilities 4. […]

TRSU board agenda for Jan. 6, 2022

TRSU board agenda for Jan. 6, 2022

The Board of Directors of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6 in the Art Room of Cavendish Town Elementary School, 573 Main St., in Proctorsville, and via Zoom.  To access via Zoom: https://trsu.zoom.us/j/83062443636| Phone: 646-876-9923 Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order A. Roll […]