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To the editor: Consider donation to Family Center

To the editor: Consider donation to Family Center

The Chester-Andover Family Center, as a 501c3 charitable non-profit organization, relies on donations from local citizens, friends from “away” and businesses to fund our community based social programs. Our Food Shelf serves over 100 families a month, providing nutritious, supplemental food. Our financial assistance program provides heating assistance and help with paying bills for necessities […]

GM honors Angelae Wunderle with DAR award

GM honors Angelae Wunderle with DAR award

Angelae Wunderle, a senior at Green Mountain Union High School,  has been chosen by her teachers and peers as the school’s Daughters of the American Revolution recipient. The DAR Good Citizens Program and scholarship contest is intended to encourage and reward the qualities of good citizenship.  The recipient must have the qualities of dependability, service, […]

Obituary: Celia L. Taylor, 74, of Perkinsville

Obituary: Celia L. Taylor, 74, of Perkinsville

Celia L. Taylor, 74, formerly of Perkinsville passed away on Sunday Nov. 17, 2019 at Cedar Hill Health Care Center in Windsor. She was born March 28, 1945 in Springfield, the daughter of Henry W. and Margaret (Heald) Spaulding. She attended Springfield schools, graduating from Springfield High School and later from River Valley Community College […]

Obituary: Jay C. Golden, 69, of Springfield

Obituary: Jay C. Golden, 69, of Springfield

Jay C. Golden, 69, passed away on Tuesday evening Nov. 12, 2019 at Mt. Ascutney Hospital in Windsor.  He was born March 20, 1950 in Bellows Falls, the son of Cecil H. ”Jack” and Treva (Holden) Golden.  He attended Chester schools and, in 1968, graduated from Randolph Technical High School. He served in the United […]

GMUSD board meeting agenda for Nov. 21, 2019

GMUSD board meeting agenda for Nov. 21, 2019

The Green Mountain Unified School District board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday Nov. 21, 2019 in the art room at Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main Street in Chester. Below is its agenda: I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III. APPROVAL OF […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Nov. 20, 2019

Chester Select Board agenda for Nov. 20, 2019

The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 20, 2019 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester. Below is its agenda: 1. Executive Session; AT&T Contract Negotiation 2. Approve Minutes from the October 16, 2019 Selectboard Meeting; Approve Minutes from the October 24, 2019 Special Selectboard Meeting […]

UPDATE: Fuel delivery driver killed in Athens crash yesterday

UPDATE: Fuel delivery driver killed in Athens crash yesterday

UPDATE: Police have identified the driver of the fuel truck as Adam M. Muchmore, 35 of Walpole, N.H. © 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC A Walpole man was killed in the crash of a fuel oil delivery truck that closed a portion of Rt. 35 in Athens for six hours yesterday. Vermont State Police have not […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Nov. 18

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Nov. 18

The Chester Planning Commission will meet from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 18 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Review minutes from the November 4, 2019 meeting 2. Citizens Comments 3. Resume review of the Stone Village district 4. Continue reviewing draft boundaries in R6 & R18 districts […]

Obituary: Joan H. Daniels, 88, of Chester

Obituary: Joan H. Daniels, 88, of Chester

Joan H. Daniels, 88, passed away on Sunday morning, Nov. 10, 2019 at the Jack Byrne Hospice Center in Lebanon, N.H. She was born Aug. 31, 1931 in Middletown, Conn., the daughter of John and Sophie (Wolters) Heidtmann.  She attended schools in Connecticut, graduating from Nathan Hale-Ray High School in Moodus, Conn. In September 1949 […]

Chester pub's scarefest raises funds for 2 charities

Chester pub’s scarefest raises funds for 2 charities

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The annual Haunted House scarefest held by MacLaomainn’s Scottish Pub in Chester hit its fundraising goal last weekend for the two charities it supports. According to pub owner Deb Brown, the elaborate event, which takes more than a month to put together and more than 20 volunteers to operate, brought […]

Husband holding surprise party for wife Jil's 66th

Husband holding surprise party for wife Jil’s 66th

Jil Rushford is having a birthday bash, but she doesn’t know about it yet. The Chester woman, who has had some serious medical difficulties over the past few years, is turning 66. And to celebrate, her husband Kim Rushford is holding a surprise potluck birthday party. Bring a dish to share and enjoy the acoustic […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Nov. 11

Andover Select Board agenda for Nov. 11

The Andover Select Board will hold a regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday Nov. 11, 2019 at the town office, 953 Weston-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 October 28th meeting. 4. Public Comment […]

GM boys soccer team wins its first state title

GM boys soccer team wins its first state title

Chester DRB agenda for Nov. 11

Chester DRB agenda for Nov. 11

The Development Review Board for the Town of Chester will meet for a site visit at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 11 followed by the public meeting at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 4:30 pm Site Visit 878 VT. RTE 103 South (See project attachment) Public meeting to follow directly after […]

CANCELED: Chester Select Board agenda for Nov. 6

CANCELED: Chester Select Board agenda for Nov. 6

THIS MEETING HAS BEEN CANCELED FOR LACK OF A QUORUM. The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 6 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Executive Session; AT&T Contract Negotiation 2. Approve Minutes from the October 16, 2019 Select Board Meeting; Approve Minutes from the October […]

Derry Select Board agenda for Nov. 4

Derry Select Board agenda for Nov. 4

The Select Board for the Town of Londonderry will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Twitchell Building, 100 Old School St. in S. Londonderry. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Minutes Approval – Meetings of Oct. 21, 2019 & Oct. […]

Derry to hold energy efficiency workshop

Derry to hold energy efficiency workshop

The Londonderry Energy Committee will host a workshop at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5 on how to create an energy-efficient home in time for winter. The event will be held at the Depot, 34 W. River St. in South Londonderry. The workshop will answer these questions: What does weatherization look like in your home? What […]

To the editor: A different point of view on Meg Powden

To the editor: A different point of view on Meg Powden

As a long time school board member in Chester, recent chair of both the Green Mountain Unified School District Board and the Two Rivers Supervisory Union Board, member of the Act 46 Study Committee, and chair of the Board Bargaining Council for several years, I have had the opportunity to observe Superintendent Meg Alison Powden […]

Derry Select Board Special meeting for Oct. 30

Derry Select Board Special meeting for Oct. 30

The Select Board for the Town of Londonderry will hold a special meeting at 5 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 30 at 100 Old School St. in S. 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 […]

Chester holds last info meeting on emergency services building

Chester holds last info meeting on emergency services building Bond vote to be held on Tuesday, Nov. 5

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Town of Chester will hold its final information meeting for the proposed construction of a new emergency services building and the renovation town highway garage renovation at 6 p.m. on Monday Nov. 4 on the second floor of Chester Town Hall 556 Elm St. The following day, Tuesday, Nov. […]