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Chester DRB agenda for Jan. 27, 2020

Chester DRB agenda for Jan. 27, 2020

The Development Review Board of the Town of Chester will meet at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 for a site visit at 130 Pleasant St., the location of the new Emergency Services Building. At 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., it will hold its public hearing. Below is its agenda. 1) Review […]

Take a run: Offices open in local governments

Take a run: Offices open in local governments Petitions to be on the ballot are due Jan. 27

Vermont’s towns are run by community minded folks who step up and serve in local government positions – from town clerks and select board members to Library Trustees, Listers, Constables and more. This is the time of year that residents can take out a petition to get on the ballot for Town Meeting Day elections. […]

Londonderry public meeting to focus on concerns in water supply, wastewater conditions

Londonderry public meeting to focus on concerns in water supply, wastewater conditions

The Town of Londonderry will be holding the first of three public meetings to discuss concerns regarding water supply and/or wastewater disposal within the North and South Villages. This initial meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 at the Town Office-Twitchell Building, 100 Old School St. in S. Londonderry. Londonderry has […]

Rep. Pajala: Revamped Paid Family Leave flawed

Rep. Pajala: Revamped Paid Family Leave flawed

By Rep. Kelly Pajala Two weeks in and the legislative session’s fever pitch is rising. With campaigning for re-election on everyone’s mind, political optics are fueling the fires as the Paid Family Leave and Minimum Wage bills are heading back to the Vermont State House floor. Although Week 1 was filled with speeches calling for […]

Obituary: Frederick Ramen Jr., 86, of Chester

Obituary: Frederick Ramen Jr., 86, of Chester

Frederick C. Ramen Jr., 86, of Chester, passed away on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020 at the Jack Byrne Center in Lebanon, N.H., surrounded by his family. He was born Aug. 30, 1933 in Queens, N.Y., the son of Frederick Sr. and Catherine (Beckert) Ramen. Mr. Ramen held master’s degrees from New York […]

Londonderry Select Board agenda for Jan. 20

Londonderry Select Board agenda for Jan. 20

The Select Board of Londonderry will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at 100 Old School St. in South Londonderry. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Minutes Approval – Meeting of Jan. 6, 2020 4. Selectboard Pay Orders 5. Announcements/Correspondence 6. Visitors and […]

College News

College News

The following students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2019 at the University of Vermont in Burlington. To be named to the UVM Dean’s List, students must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or better and rank in the top 20 percent of their class in their respective college or school. The […]

Obituary: Laura Dudek, 72, of Chester

Obituary: Laura Dudek, 72, of Chester

Laura Kate Dudek, 72, passed away from cancer on Friday evening, Jan. 10, 2020, at her home in Chester surrounded by her family. She was born Oct. 26, 1947, in Bronx, New York, the daughter of Louis and Connie (Ferro) Siracusano. She graduated from State University of New York at New Paltz, where she was […]

REVISED - Chester Water, Sewer; Select Board agendas

REVISED – Chester Water, Sewer; Select Board agendas

The Chester Water/Sewer Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15 prior to the Select Board meeting. Both will be held at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester. Below are their agendas. Revisions are in bold face type. Water/Sewer Commissioners agenda 1. Approve Water Budget 2. Approve Sewer Budget 3. Adjourn Special […]

Sen. Clarkson: Housing a crucial need in Vermont

Sen. Clarkson: Housing a crucial need in Vermont

By Sen. Alison Clarkson It is wonderful to get back to work at the State House. The energy around the building is positive and productive. One of the pleasures of being a legislator in Vermont is serving in a legislature where we can work together. Over 90 percent of our votes are by consensus and […]

Derry's Fusco joins Sotheby's Bromley office

Derry’s Fusco joins Sotheby’s Bromley office

Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty announces that Londonderry resident Andie Fusco has joined the company’s Bromley office as a sales associate. Fusco grew up ski racing at Stratton Mountain, which instilled in her a love for the sport and for the  Tri-Mountain area. This passion prompted her to attend the University of Vermont and spend […]

Obituary: Gary Chase, 66, of Rockingham

Obituary: Gary Chase, 66, of Rockingham

Gary D. Chase, 66, passed away on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020 at his home in Rockingham following an illness. He was born Jan. 23, 1953 in Springfield, the son of Charles and Elizabeth (Hodgdon) Chase, and graduated from Springfield High School with the class of 1971. On July 5, 1975, he married Denise Douglas at […]

Obituary: Richard Maynard, 79, Perkinsville native

Obituary: Richard Maynard, 79, Perkinsville native

Richard G. Maynard passed away peacefully at his home in Harrison, Maine, on Dec. 28, 2019, surrounded by family. Born Jan. 25, 1940, in Windsor, he grew up in Perkinsville, graduating in 1958 from Springfield High School.  He was active in the Boy Scouts, earning his Eagle Scout badge and Order of the Arrow. Mr. […]

Obituary: Fredericka Holden, 92, of Springfield

Obituary: Fredericka Holden, 92, of Springfield

Fredericka “Freddy” Holden 92, passed away on the evening of  Sunday Jan. 5, 2020 at the Springfield Hospital. She was born on Jan. 25, 1927 in Bellows Falls, to Frederick and Hazel (Austin) Fair. She graduated from Springfield High School. On June 4, 1949 she married Raymond E. Holden in Springfield. He predeceased her on […]

Obituary: Hildagarde Jaquith, 89, of Chester

Obituary: Hildagarde Jaquith, 89, of Chester

Hildagarde B. “Hilly” Jaquith, 89, of Chester, passed away on Dec. 9, 2019 at Springfield Health & Rehabilitation Center in Springfield. She was born May 4, 1930 in Monroe, N.H., the daughter of Oscar and Electa (Griffin) Bedor, graduating from of St. Johnsbury Academy in 1948. Her husband of 38 years, Norman “Jake” Jaquith, died […]

Obituary: Elsie Mable Fuller, 93, of Springfield

Obituary: Elsie Mable Fuller, 93, of Springfield

Elsie Mable Hart Fuller, 93, of Springfield, died on Friday morning Dec. 20, 2019. She passed away peacefully from cancer at the Springfield Health & Rehab Center (Genesis) in Springfield. She was born June 27, 1926 in Weston and was the last surviving daughter of Henry W. Hart and Rosetta “Rosie”  ( Chadburn ) Hart. […]

TRSU Board of Directors agenda for Jan. 13, 2020

TRSU Board of Directors agenda for Jan. 13, 2020

The Board of Directors of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union, consisting of members of the Ludlow-Mt. Holly Unified Union School District Board  and the Green Mountain Unified School District Board, will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 at Cavendish Town Elementary School, 573 Main St. in Proctorsville. Below is its agenda. […]

Chester DRB agenda for Jan. 13, 2020

Chester DRB agenda for Jan. 13, 2020

The Development Review Board for the Town of Chester will meet at 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 for a site visit at the corner of Baileys Mills and Lovers Lane. At 3:30 p.m., it is to meet at 42 Maple St. for a second site visit, prior to its regular meeting at 6 p.m. […]

To the editor: Main St. enhancements among Derry residents' improvement ideas

To the editor: Main St. enhancements among Derry residents’ improvement ideas

The Londonderry Planning Commission would like to thank everyone who contributed to Project Londonderry. The bright orange posters around town were filled with ideas and suggestions on what residents would like for their life in Londonderry. The four overriding themes expressed by residents were: Main Street enhancements; expanded basic life services; year-round recreation and entertainment; […]

Obituary: Michael Bodi, 64, of Chester

Obituary: Michael Bodi, 64, of Chester

Michael L. Bodi  64, of Chester, passed away on Monday, Jan. 6, 2020 after a long battle with multiple myeloma. He was born Aug. 14, 1955 in Vallejo, Calif., to Louis and Margaret (York) Bodi. Mr. Bodi was a licensed master plumber and was a plumbing and heating contractor in the area for many years. […]