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Christopher Diak of Chester has recently graduated from Middlebury College magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and religion. After graduating from Compass School in 2013, he attended Interlochen Arts Academy to study film before enrolling at Middlebury. This fall, he will begin a Master of Divinity degree at Harvard University, where he […]

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Business Ticker Springfield native tapped to head new tech campus; hospital lab earns CAP accreditation

The Black River Innovation Campus in Springfield has hired Trevor Barlow as its first executive director. Barlow was selected after a national search that produced more than 130 candidates. Barlow will be responsible for leading the organization and implementing the strategic vision behind its three pillars: the computer science initiative, entrepreneurship center and distributed work […]

Ernest Naylor Jr., 55, loved spending time with family

Ernest Naylor Jr., 55, loved spending time with family

Ernest “Ernie” R. Naylor Jr., 55, of Springfield died unexpectedly on Jan. 3, 2019 of a heart attack. He was born April 15, 1963 to the late Ernest R. Naylor Sr. and Edna (Kendall) Naylor Mr. Naylor attended school in Chester, and worked for Fournier Sawmill and HP Kiln in the area.  While living in […]

N.H. k-12 school to hold info meeting in Chester

N.H. k-12 school to hold info meeting in Chester

The New England Classical Academy will hold an informational session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27 at the Whiting Library, 117 Main St., in Chester. “We want parents and students to know that there are choices when it comes to a quality education,” said NECA Executive Director Elizabeth Wilber. The New England Classical Academy provides […]

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College News

Kazui Kusumi of South Londonderry is completing Colby-Sawyer’s internship requirement this summer with Atomic in Government Camp in Oregon. Kusumi is majoring in business administration and is a member of the class of 2020. Colby-Sawyer is located in New London, N.H. Sarah Gray of Springfield graduated from the University of San Diego in California on […]

To the editor: Home occupation and home business

To the editor: Home occupation and home business

As the recording secretary for the Chester Planning Commission, my job requires me to pay careful attention to what is said at the meetings, so that I can summarize the discussion in writing. The meetings are taped, and I can replay something as much as I need to. Frequently, as I work with the recording […]

Andover Select Board agenda for June 24

Andover Select Board agenda for June 24

The Select Board for the Town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday June 24 at Town Offices, 9538 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 June 10th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five […]

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Business Ticker Chester People's team sweeps bank awards; two honored by S. Central Realtors board

Chester People’s Bank team brings home 16 awards The team at People’s United Bank in Chester swept the most recent People’s Bank awards evening, held in early May at the Howe Center in Rutland, recognized for their outstanding sales and service efforts in the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2018. The trio was recognized with […]

Chester services get FIDO Bag for pet rescues; Derry Lions brighten Smith Haven with flowers

Chester services get FIDO Bag for pet rescues; Derry Lions brighten Smith Haven with flowers

Pet rescue equipment donated to Chester Ambulance, Fire Through the efforts of Laurie Cloud, a Chester Emergency Medical Technician, the Chester Ambulance and Chester Fire services have taken possession of a FIDO Bag, donated by the Fetch Foundation to aid in administering life-saving tools for pets during a rescue situation. “In cases such as fire […]

To the editor: Lowell Lake supporters against overnight stays

To the editor: Lowell Lake supporters against overnight stays

To: Sens. Alice Nitka, Dick McCormack and Alison Clarkson and Reps. Kelly Pajala and Tom Bock, On May 30, 2019 the Town of Londonderry Conservation Commission in cooperation with Lowell Lake Concerned Citizens held a public information meeting to discuss Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation’s proposal to develop Lowell Lake State Park. Nearly 100 people […]

Deadline near for area health needs assessment

Deadline near for area health needs assessment

The Springfield Area Community Collaborative is conducting a community health needs assessment and encourages participation by residents in all area communities. Deadline to complete the survey is July 9. The Needs Assessment will help determine the need for specific healthcare services throughout the region. The assessment process will be completed by Sept. 30 and the […]

Derry Select Board agenda for June 17, 2019

Derry Select Board agenda for June 17, 2019

The Londonderry Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 17 at the Twitchell Building, 100 Old School St. in South Londonderry. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Executive Session – The appointment or employment or evaluation of a public officer or […]

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six seniors

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six seniors

Six high school seniors at Green Mountain Union and Black River high schools have been award scholarships by the Ludlow Rotary based on scholastic achievement, financial need, realistic goals, extracurricular activities and community service. Those students and their awards are: Ryan Boyle of Black River High School. The $2,000 Daniel E. Kesman Memorial Scholarship (emphasis […]

GMUSD board agenda for June 20, 2019

GMUSD board agenda for June 20, 2019

The Green Mountain Unified School District Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Cavendish Town Elementary School, 573 Main St. in Proctorsville. Below is its agenda: I. CALL TO ORDER:  a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: a. May 16, 2019 Regular Meeting;  […]

CANCELED: Chester Select Board agenda for June 19, 2019

CANCELED: Chester Select Board agenda for June 19, 2019

The Chester Select Board meeting for tonight, Wednesday, June 19 has been canceled for lack of a quorum. The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve June 5, 2019 Selectboard Minutes and Executive Session Minutes 2. Citizen Comments […]

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Business Ticker Steve Stettler joins Sotheby's in Bromley; Grafton shop to handle food service at Weston Playhouse

WPTC’s Stettler joins Sotheby’s Realty Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty announces that Steve Stettler of Weston has joined the company’s Bromley/Londonderry office as a sales associate. Stettler first fell in love with Southern Vermont as a college actor at the Weston Playhouse, returning most every summer until he and his partners took over the reins […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for June 17

Chester Planning Commission agenda for June 17

The Chester Planning Commission will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 17 at Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Community Workshop #2: Rural zoning district and uses 2. Citizen comments 3. Adjourn

GMUSD Board special meeting June 13 to address latest Telegraph Open Meeting Law complaint

GMUSD Board special meeting June 13 to address latest Telegraph Open Meeting Law complaint

The Green Mountain Unified School District Board of Directors will meet from 6 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13 at the Green Mountain Union High School’s Library Learning Commons, 716 VT-103, Chester, to address the most recent complaint brought by The Chester Telegraph concerning violations of the Open Meeting Law. Below is its agenda. […]

Chester revels in Alumni Day Parade magic

Chester revels in Alumni Day Parade magic

The Chester High/Green Mountain Union High Alumni Parade planners could not have asked for blue skies and warmer weather Saturday morning, more engaged participants and a more enthusiastic crowd.  It was a chance for classmates to get reacquainted and old friends to reminisce. According to Alumni Association member Chris Walker, who helped organize this year’s […]

TRSU special meeting to address latest Telegraph Open Meeting Law complaint

TRSU special meeting to address latest Telegraph Open Meeting Law complaint

The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Board of Directors will meet in a special meeting from 5:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, in the Band Room at Ludlow Elementary School, 5 Main St. in Ludlow, to address the most recent complaint brought by The Chester Telegraph concerning violations of the Open Meeting Law. Below […]