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Andover Select Board agenda for Sept. 23

Andover Select Board agenda for Sept. 23

The Select Board of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 23 at Town Office, 953 Andover Road. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from the September 9th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per […]

GMUSD Facilities Committee agenda for Sept. 18

GMUSD Facilities Committee agenda for Sept. 18

The Facilities Committee for the Green Mountain Unified School District will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 18 at the Library Learning Commons of the Green Mountain Union High, 716 VT-103 in Chester. Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III. […]

Bulb sale at Chester Fall Fest; Grafton Fall Fest seeks crafters; Springfield Band looking for musicians

Bulb sale at Chester Fall Fest; Grafton Fall Fest seeks crafters; Springfield Band looking for musicians

Chester Townscape selling bulbs at Fall Festival Chester Townscape volunteers will be in front of the Fullerton Inn on Main Street in Chester selling spring-flowering bulbs during Chester’s Fall Festival from 10 a.m to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday Sept. 21 and 22. All bulbs are top quality, hardy, easy care, deer resistant, and expected […]

GMUSD meeting agenda for Sept. 19

GMUSD meeting agenda for Sept. 19

The Green Mountain Unified School District will hold its regular monthly meeting on at 6 p.m. on Sept. 19, 2019 at the Cavendish Town Elementary School, 72 Main Street, Proctorsville. The meeting will be preceded by the dedication of a magnolia tree in memory of longtime school board member Dr. Gene Bont at 5:30 p.m. […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Sept. 18

Chester Select Board agenda for Sept. 18

The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday Sept. 18 on the second floor of Town Hall, 556 Elm Street. Below is its agenda: 1. Approve Minutes from the August 29, 2019 Special Selectboard meeting; September 4, 2019 Selectboard meeting and Executive Session; September 12 Special Selectboard meeting 2. […]

Chester Select Board special meeting agenda for Sept. 12

Chester Select Board special meeting agenda for Sept. 12

  SPECIAL SELECTBOARD MEETING AGENDA   The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 6:15 p.m. on September 12, 2019 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is the agenda: Citizen Comments Latest update of plans and costs for EMS Building & Town Garage Adjourn

Obituary: Elizabeth Helberg, 86, of Mt. Holly

Obituary: Elizabeth Helberg, 86, of Mt. Holly

Elizabeth “Betty” Carol Helberg of Mt. Holly died peacefully on Sept. 8, 2019 at the Meadows Assisted Living in Rutland. Mrs. Helberg was born on Aug. 6, 1933, the daughter of Harry A. Colburn and Bernice Eliza (Burton) Colburn of Mt. Holly. Mrs Colburn died two month’s after Elizabeth’s birth. She was raised by her […]

Rep. Tom Bock: Bills passed to spur job growth

Rep. Tom Bock: Bills passed to spur job growth

By Rep. Tom Bock By the closing of the 2019 session in mid-May, the House and Senate legislators had passed 93 bills, two of which were vetoed by Gov. Phil Scott. The rest became law on July 1, 2019, including the FY2020 $6.1 billion budget. Low population growth and its impact on workforce development have […]

South Central Vermont Realtors collect, donate supplies to 13 schools

South Central Vermont Realtors collect, donate supplies to 13 schools

Realtors in south-central Vermont have collected 35 bags of school supplies, with an estimated value of $1,750, for 13 area schools, including the Flood Brook School in Londonderry and Windham Elementary in Windham. “We realize that many of our teachers reach into their own pockets to purchase basic school supplies for their classrooms,” said Claudia […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Sept. 16

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Sept. 16

The Chester Planning Commission will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 16 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Review minutes from Aug.t 19, 2019 meeting 2. Citizens Comments 3. Review summary of draft changes to Unified Development By- Laws; beginning with the district boundaries in R6 & […]

Chester resident's quilt places 3rd in Billings Farm People's Choice awards

Chester resident’s quilt places 3rd in Billings Farm People’s Choice awards

Chester resident Linda Diak took a third place award in the small to medium category for quilt Circle #1 at the Billings Farm & Museum‘s 2019 People’s Choice awards during the 33rd Annual Quilt Exhibition. More than 15,000 visitors viewed the recent exhibition and nearly 1,000 ballots were cast for favorite quilts. The results: FULL […]

GMUSD board's 'priorities retreat' scheduled for Tuesday, open to the public

GMUSD board’s ‘priorities retreat’ scheduled for Tuesday, open to the public

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The board of the Green Mountain Unified School District will hold a special public meeting as a retreat for the purpose of setting goals and priorities ahead of the 2020/21 budget process. The board will begin by hearing Superintendent Meg Powden’s Strategic Plan of Action. Powden told last week’s Two […]

TRSU Board agenda for Monday, Sept. 9

TRSU Board agenda for Monday, Sept. 9

The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Board of Directors will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9 at the Roost at Fletcher Farm, 611 VT-103 in Ludlow. Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III. PUBLIC COMMENTS: IV. OLD BUSINESS: a. Open Meeting Law […]

To the editor: Chef Michael Kennedy takes over GM food service

To the editor: Chef Michael Kennedy takes over GM food service

Welcome to another year of healthy and nutritious meals for our students. My name is Michael Kennedy, and I am the new food service director here at GMUSD. I grew up in Chester and know Jack Carroll quite well. I am excited to build upon the terrific program Jack has been running here for so […]

To the editor: Thanks to all for successful Open Garden Fundraiser

To the editor: Thanks to all for successful Open Garden Fundraiser

Our Open Garden Fundraiser to benefit the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk was a great success. On that delightful Sunday afternoon were raised $3,553 toward my overall goal of $10,000. Community members were treated to an awesome buffet of finger foods and flavorful, refreshing beverages. The weather was amazing and the gardens were in their […]

To the editor: On Lowell Lake overnight camping

To the editor: On Lowell Lake overnight camping

Renovating the cottages at Lowell Lake and returning them to overnight service is a good idea. The event barn is a good idea too. Wouldn’t it be lovely to attend a music event at Lowell Lake or let people get married there? Lowell Lake is a manmade lake that has hosted visitors in its cottages […]

Obituary: Stacy Ingalls, 55, of Springfield

Obituary: Stacy Ingalls, 55, of Springfield

Stacy L. Ingalls, 55, of Springfield, passed away on Thursday evening Aug. 29, 2019 surrounded by her family. She was born Feb. 21, 1964 in Hartford, Conn., the daughter of Paul B. Sr. and Elinor K. (Jones) Ingalls. She graduated from Green Mountain High School in Chester. Ms. Ingalls was employed as an office clerk […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Sept. 4

Chester Select Board agenda for Sept. 4

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve Minutes from the Aug. 21, 2019 Selectboard Meeting and Aug. 21, 2019 Executive Session 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Town Manager Search Discussion with Abigail Friedman from VLCT […]

<strong>Guide to the 2019 Chester Fall Festival</strong>

Guide to the 2019 Chester Fall Festival

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Now in its 45th year, the Chester Fall Festival is a weekend filled with toe-tapping music, great arts and crafts, good food and friends set in the gorgeous Vermont town of Chester. There’s no wonder that the Vermont Chamber of Commerce named it one of the state’s Top 10 Fall […]

Obituary: Amanda Page, 67, of Springfield

Obituary: Amanda Page, 67, of Springfield

Amanda L. Page 67, died on Thursday Aug. 15, 2019, at her home in Springfield surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on May 29, 1952 in Bellows Falls, the daughter of Wallace and Priscilla (Spooner) Batchelder.  She attended schools in both Connecticut and New Hampshire. On Sept. 4, 1971, she married Rodney L. […]