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Health Dept. opens walk-in vaxx clinics to <br>out-of-staters working in Vermont

Health Dept. opens walk-in vaxx clinics to
out-of-staters working in Vermont

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont health officials announced that registration is now open, with walk-in opportunities available, to anyone who lives out of state but works in Vermont, regardless of their occupation. Human Services Secretary Mike Smith said the state might have additional announcements next week on further category expansion. Smith also said he […]

Londonderry Select Board agenda for May 10

Londonderry Select Board agenda for May 10

The Londonderry Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 10. The meeting will be held remotely on Zoom. To access online, click here. Via telephone: (929) 205-6099 (Meeting ID: 862 8517 3463). Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Organization: a. Elect a […]

Chester Development Review Board agenda for May 10

Chester Development Review Board agenda for May 10

The Development Review Board for the town of Chester will meet for two site visits beginning at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 10, followed by its regular meeting. To join the meeting by Zoom, click here. Below is its agenda 5 p.m. Site Visit, 397 Peck Road 5:30 p.m. Site Visit, 230 Main St., rear […]

To the editor: Flood Brook School students, staff embrace the art of tea

To the editor: Flood Brook School students, staff embrace the art of tea

At Flood Brook School a Tea Party is nothing short of transformational. “I feel the tea moving to the ends of my fingers and toes,” says a student, sipping a freshly steeped chamomile. “My circulation must be good.” At a time when nearly all children spend their school days nose-to-screen, the Flood Brook School has […]

Chester Select Board agenda for May 5

Chester Select Board agenda for May 5

The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., and via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81988842129. Below is the board’s agenda: 1. Approve Minutes from the April 21, 2021 Select Board Meeting 2. Citizen Comments/Answers from Previous Meeting […]

TRSU board agenda for May 6, 2021

TRSU board agenda for May 6, 2021

The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday May 6, 2021 at the Ludlow Elementary School’s Professional Development Room and online via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://trsu.zoom.us/j/85992825529. Below is the board’s agenda: I. Call to Order A. Roll Call II. Approval of Agenda: […]

To the editor: Criminal justice reform should apply to all Vermonters

To the editor: Criminal justice reform should apply to all Vermonters

One of my favorite Vermont sayings — “You can’t get there from here” — applies to the double standard our state has when it comes to our policy on criminal justice reforms. Our progressive state, known for social reforms, known for breaking barriers, is far ahead of other states. I don’t doubt the truth of […]

Scott: No masks required outdoors, with caveat

Scott: No masks required outdoors, with caveat

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Gov. Phil Scott announced on Friday that beginning Saturday, May 1 — Green Up Day — masks are no longer required outdoors as long as physical distancing can still be maintained. The change in Vermont’s mask mandate is based on revised guidance by the Centers for Disease Control. With Vermont […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for May 3

Chester Planning Commission agenda for May 3

The Chester Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday May 3, 2021 at Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm Street and via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81029256359. Below is the commission’s agenda: 1. Review minutes from March 29, 2021 and April 19, 2021 meetings. 2. Citizen comments. 3. […]

To the editor: Spring brings Sunshine Acres' 19th season

To the editor: Spring brings Sunshine Acres’ 19th season

Spring is here at last, and bulbs and perennials – planted by Chester Townscape volunteers – are beginning to bloom at public locations around town. Soon to follow, when the danger of frost has passed, will be the annuals in bridge boxes and planters that make Chester such an attractive and joy-filled town for visitors, […]

Op-ed: What could go wrong? Senate Finance Committee bakes a broadband cake

Op-ed: What could go wrong? Senate Finance Committee bakes a broadband cake

By Sen. Randy Brock Imagine if you were baking a birthday cake and you had the benefit of having the Vermont Senate Finance Committee helping you. That’s what it’s like as we debate how to extend broadband throughout Vermont.  The birthday we want to celebrate is coming soon and we have to make decisions about […]

Weekly Covid Update: Proms to be allowed with guidelines

Weekly Covid Update: Proms to be allowed with guidelines

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine said he doesn’t expect word on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine until the end of the day on Friday as the Centers for Disease Control advisory committee, which is investigating the incidence of six cases of rare blood clots out of more than 7 million […]

Andover plans for Green-Up Day

Andover plans for Green-Up Day

Saturday, May 1 is the official Green–Up Day.  This year, Andover residents plan to rid the roadsides of trash and spruce up cemeteries.  Trash bags will be available at Town Hall, 953 Andover Road, beginning at 9 a.m. on May 1. But volunteers who would like to get a head start may obtain bags from […]

Andover Select Board agenda for April 26

Andover Select Board agenda for April 26

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 26 via Zoom. To join: https://zoom.us Personal Meeting ID 869 021 5007 Passcode 146374 or call in: 1 929 436 2866. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on […]

Chester Select Board agenda for April 21

Chester Select Board agenda for April 21

The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday April 21, 2021 at Town Hall, 556 Elm Street and via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81988842129. In person attendance is limited, so please consider whether your physical attendance is needed or if you can participate via zoom. Below […]

Weekly Covid Update: State of emergency extended; vaxx registration begins for 16 & up

Weekly Covid Update: State of emergency extended; vaxx registration begins for 16 & up

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Even as Vermont has reached a significant milestone — more than half of all Vermonters 16 and up have received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine — Gov. Phil Scott is extending Vermont’s state of emergency for another month, as he and his team continue to manage the pandemic […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for April 19

Chester Planning Commission agenda for April 19

The Chester Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday April 19, 2021 at Town Hall, 556 Elm Street and Via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81029256359 Below is its agenda Review minutes from March 29, 2021 and April 5, 2021 meetings. Citizen comments. Discuss Proposed bylaws with Jason […]

GMUSD board meeting agenda for April 15

GMUSD board meeting agenda for April 15

The board of the Green Mountain Unified School District will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Thursday April 15, 2021 via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://trsu.zoom.us/j/89614967297. Below is its agenda: I. CALL TO ORDER: A. Roll call II. Approval of Agenda: (Additions & Deletions) III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: A. March […]

Green Up Day in Chester: Bags, books, planting and more

Green Up Day in Chester: Bags, books, planting and more

The Chester Conservation Committee announce plans for its  51st Green Up Day – Saturday, May 1, 2021. This state-wide effort helps Chester and the state shine. Please consider greening up your area. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, May 1, everyone is invited to go to the Whiting Library, 117 Main St., to pick […]

Amy Harlow named Flood Brook principal

Amy Harlow named Flood Brook principal

The Flood Brook School has named Amy Harlow of Westminster as its new principal. She begins her tenure on July 1. One of five schools in the Taconic & Green School District, the Flood Brook School serves the communities of Landgrove, Londonderry, Peru and Weston. Parents, teachers and students from each of the four towns […]