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Chester Planning Commission special meeting agenda for Aug. 22

Chester Planning Commission special meeting agenda for Aug. 22 Panel plans to finalize short-term rental ordinance

The Chester Planning Commission will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday Aug. 22 in Town Hall, 556 Elm St. and via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81029256359 Below is the commission’s agenda 1. Changes to the Agenda 2. Review and approve minutes from 8/1 meeting 3. Citizen Comments 4. Finalize […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Aug. 22

Andover Select Board agenda for Aug. 22

The Select Board for the Town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Andover Town Office, 953 Andover-Weston Road, and via Zoom. Zoom instructions are below the agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Act on Agenda 3. Act on Minutes of August 8th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, […]

Op-ed: Protecting reproductive rights

Op-ed: Protecting reproductive rights

By Nicholas Boke I figured that if somebody was handing out glossy anti-Article 22 fliers at the Chester Town Hall on Primary Election Day, there’d be lots of somebodies handing out glossy anti-Article 22 fliers at other voting stations. I was right. The overstated hypotheticals provided in the flier are just the tack that Vermont […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Aug.17

Chester Select Board agenda for Aug.17

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 17 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St.  Below is its agenda. To join via Zoom see below agenda. 1. Approve Minutes from the August 3, 2022 Selectboard Meeting 2. Citizen Comments/Answers from Previous Meeting 3. Old Business 4. Police Chief Search Process 5. […]

College News

College News

Tufts University of Medford, Mass., recently announced the dean’s list for the spring 2022 semester. Dean’s list honors at Tufts University requires a semester grade point average of 3.4 or greater. Among students earning dean’s list honors are: Mark Beckwith of Chester, Class of 2022. Abby Donaghue of Andover, Class of 2023. Sarah Devereux of […]

Celebration of Life for Paul Thomas Aug. 27

Celebration of Life for Paul Thomas Aug. 27

Join family and friends to celebrate the life of Paul Thomas, long time Chester resident. Paul passed away at his home on May 11, 2020 from lung cancer. He was an artist, naturalist, stone artisan , owner of Vermont Stoneworks in Grafton, and part-owner of the Hugging Bear Inn in Chester, which was founded by […]

To the editor: Reasons not to support Manchin-Schumer bill

To the editor: Reasons not to support Manchin-Schumer bill

An open letter to U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders and Rep. Peter Welch: Please do not support the provisions of the Manchin-Schumer bill for a number of reasons.  To name some: How can further excessive government spending mitigate inflation if high government spending is one of the causes of inflation? The wind and […]

To the editor: Vermont Public ... what?

To the editor: Vermont Public … what?

The new name “Vermont Public” has fallen flat with listeners questioning, “Vermont Public What?” The explanation from Vermont Public, presented in a flashy information piece is that “Public” is a noun and the subject is “you” meaning all of us. Now the last time I diagrammed a sentence was in middle school, some 48 years […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Aug. 8

Andover Select Board agenda for Aug. 8

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 8 at Andover Town Office, 953 Andover Road, and via Zoom. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Act on Agenda 3. Act on Minutes of July 25th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes […]

College News

College News

The following students have been named to the Dean’s List at Champlain College of Burlington for the spring 2022 semester. To achieve the Dean’s List, students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher for the spring semester. Ashley Bolton of South Londonderry; Dawson Bovat of Springfield; Emma McGuirk of Chester; Mark […]

Two mental health providers join Grace Cottage

Two mental health providers join Grace Cottage

Two new mental health providers have joined current provider Benjamin Wright, PMHNP-BC at Grace Cottage of Townshend. Meredith Kenyon, LICSW, and Elise Kraus, PMHNP-BC, are now seeing patients at Grace Cottage Family Health, 185 Grafton Road, in Townshend. Kenyon recently became an employee of Grace Cottage. She previously practiced in Somerville and Greenfield, Mass., and […]

Celebration of Life for Adeline Barker

Celebration of Life for Adeline Barker

Adeline Barker passed away peacefully at Smith Haven Lane in South Londonderry on Feb. 20, 2021.   The family would like to announce the Celebration of Life Service will take place at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022 at the First Baptist Church, 62 Crescent St. in South Londonderry.   A small reception will […]

Suzie Parker, 78, of Chester

Suzie Parker, 78, of Chester

Suzanne L. Parker (Nichols) of Chester died on Friday, July 29, 2022, at Springfield Hospital, surrounded by her family. Suzie was born on May 24, 1944, in Rutland, the youngest of two children of Muriel (Primeau) and Issac J. Nichols. She is predeceased by her parents. Suzie was a very kind and caring woman with […]

Phylis Henry Savage, 99, of Chester

Phylis Henry Savage, 99, of Chester

Phylis Mae Wilmoth Henry Savage, a quick-witted woman with a charm that lit up the room, died July 25 at her home in Chester at age 99 years, 7 months and 17 days. She made all the difference in the lives of so many and her work here is done. Phylis lived through the Great […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Aug. 3

Chester Select Board agenda for Aug. 3

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester, and via Zoom. To access via Zoom, see below. Here is the Select Board agenda: 1. Approve Minutes from the July 6, 2022 Selectboard Meeting 2. Citizen Comments/Answers from Previous Meeting 3. Old Business […]

College News

College News

Allison Kenney of Chester has been named to the spring 2022 Dean’s List at Roger Williams University, in Bristol, R.I. Full-time students who complete 12 or more credits per semester and earn a grade point average of 3.4 or higher are placed on the Dean’s List that semester. Tyler Morris of West Townshend has been […]

Chester cannabis board agenda for July 27

Chester cannabis board agenda for July 27

The Chester Local Cannabis Control Commission meeting will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., and via Zoom.  To access via Zoom, https://zoom.us/join Meeting ID: 830 9497 4051 or  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83094974051 1. Approve Minutes of the June 7 LCCC meeting 2. Citizen Comments 3. Review and Discuss Information re: […]

Robert 'Bobbie' Rawson, 84, of Windham

Robert ‘Bobbie’ Rawson, 84, of Windham

Robert “Bobbie” Rawson, 84, of Windham, went on to be with the Lord at Grace Cottage Hospital on July 3, 2022. Bob was born July 12, 1937 in South Londonderry to Ethelbert and Cecil (Capen) Rawson. Bobbie, as his siblings called him, lived most of his life in North Windham. He was married for 42 […]

To the editor: Calls up 50% for Derry Rescue

To the editor: Calls up 50% for Derry Rescue

In the year between July 1, 2021 and June 30, 2022, the Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad responded to 698 calls, up from 466 the previous year. This was an increase of 50 percent. Here are the numbers by town: Andover – 3, Landgrove – 14, Londonderry – 210, South Londonderry – 98, Peru – 88, […]

Andover Select Board agenda for July 25

Andover Select Board agenda for July 25

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 25 at Town Office, 953 Andover-Weston Road, and via Zoom. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Act on Agenda 3. Act on Minutes of July 11th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, 10 minutes per […]