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Weston Liquor Control, Select Board agendas for Feb. 27

Weston Liquor Control, Select Board agendas for Feb. 27

The Town of Weston’s Liquor Control Board and Select Board will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 27, beginning with the Liquor Control Board at 7:15 p.m. The meetings will be held at the Town Office, 12 Lawrence Hill Road. Below are the agendas of both. Liquor Control Board 1. Second Class Liquor License:  Weston Village Store […]

To the editor: Independent school begins capital campaign

To the editor: Independent school begins capital campaign

The Black River Independent School Committee (BRISC) has begun seeking the support of the community through its first annual Capital Campaign. The group is actively pursuing establishing an independent school in Ludlow which would serve all students in grades 7-12 of Ludlow and Mt. Holly. As of June 2020, Black River High School will close […]

GM girls hoop seniors honored at last home game

GM girls hoop seniors honored at last home game

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Green Mountain girls hoop squad honored its eight senior players on Wednesday Feb. 13 just before their last home appearance.  After the ceremony, the girls went on to thump Woodstock 59 to 21. As of this writing, the GM team is 14 and 4 with two games left in […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Feb. 25

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Feb. 25

The Chester Planning Commission will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 25 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Review draft minutes from the Feb. 4th Work Shop 2. Citizen Comments 3. Continue Work Shop on proposed changes to the Unified Development By-Laws

To the editor: Whiting Trustee candidate seeks voter support

To the editor: Whiting Trustee candidate seeks voter support

I am writing to introduce myself as a candidate for the Board of Trustees of the Whiting Library and to ask Chester residents for their vote on March 5th. My name is on the ballot. My wife and I moved to northern Vermont 20 years ago with our family, and we relocated to Chester almost […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Feb. 20

Chester Select Board agenda for Feb. 20

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Citizen Comments 2. Old Business 3. Economic Development Fund Update; Representatives from People’s United Bank 4. Public Hearing; Sidewalk Project 5. ADDITION: Tax Sale Bidding; Approval 6. First Class Liquor License […]

To the editor: A message of thanks from <br> Sam Lloyd Jr. and family

To the editor: A message of thanks from
Sam Lloyd Jr. and family

Editor’s note: Sam Lloyd Jr. grew up in Weston and attended Green Mountain Union High. He is a stage and screen actor, comedian and musician. Sam has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. We are working on a treatment plan and sympathize with the many people who have gone through/are going through the battle. […]

Tom Bock: Vetoed issues expected to return to Montpelier

Tom Bock: Vetoed issues expected to return to Montpelier

By Rep. Tom Bock It’s been more than a month since I returned to the Vermont Statehouse to serve my 2nd term in the House of Representatives. It was great to get back where the place was abuzz with activity – greeting colleagues, discussing issues, and settling in for a busy 2019 session. One of […]

To the editor: Beautify your home with Chester Townscape

To the editor: Beautify your home with Chester Townscape

Would you like a great way to take your mind off snow and ice, add plants that will bring year-round interest to your property, and also help Chester Townscape with its beautification projects around Chester? Check out the order form for Chester Townscape’s 2019 Tree and Shrub Sale. We are offering one variety of tree […]

To the editor: Weston Dam meeting rescheduled for Feb. 27

To the editor: Weston Dam meeting rescheduled for Feb. 27

The Cold Spring Brook Memorial Park Task Force of Weston consisting of members from the Weston Conservation Commission, Weston Community Association and landscape professional, is inviting the public to attend an important public information meeting at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 27 (Snow date of Thursday, Feb. 28) at the Weston Playhouse to discuss proposals for the […]

Grafton Select Board agenda for Feb. 19, 2019

Grafton Select Board agenda for Feb. 19, 2019

The Grafton Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Grafton Garage, 220 Bell St. Below is its agenda. 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Approve Minutes: Feb. 4, 2019 3. Warrants, as signed, presented to Select Board 4. Highway Report: Foreman’s Report; VTrans Certificate of Highway Mileage; Overweight Permits; Letter to […]

Rep. Pajala on school merger, abortion bills

Rep. Pajala on school merger, abortion bills

By Rep. Kelly Pajala This week’s legislative update is a tough one, as was the week itself. The first challenge was the vote on H.39, which was about delaying the forced mergers of school districts because of Act 46. I voted in favor of the amendment put forth by Rep. Scheuermann of Stowe because, in […]

College News

College News

The University of Hartford, in West Hartford, Conn., announces that the following students have been named to the Dean’s List for Fall 2018: Adam Culver of Grafton Samantha Metcalf of Springfield Taylor Humphrey of West Townshend has been named to the fall 2018 Dean’s List at The College of Saint Rose, located in Albany, N.Y. […]

Business Ticker

Business Ticker Chester kettle corn makers open B&B; One Credit offers $1,000 scholarships; class held on government contracts

Kettle corn makers open B&B in Stone Village home Carol Leofanti and Mark Ouellette of Chester announce the opening of The Stone House Bed & Breakfast and Kettle Corn Co., at their home at 166 North St. in Chester’s historic Stone Village. Leofanti and Ouellette, who purchased the property last May, are offering two units […]

To the editor: Start building for annual St. Luke's LEGO contest

To the editor: Start building for annual St. Luke’s LEGO contest

The eighth annual St. Luke’s LEGO Contest will take place on Saturday March 16 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the NewsBank Conference Center, 352 Main St. in Chester. The event is open to LEGOmaniacs Pre-K through Grade 8 and their families. Participants should construct their original creations (no kits allowed), with a maximum […]

POSTPONED due to weather - CAES Keewaydin fund-raising dinner

POSTPONED due to weather – CAES Keewaydin fund-raising dinner

POSTPONED – According to CAES teacher Frank Kelley, the Keewaydin fundraising dinner will be postponed until next month due to the impending snowstorm. We will post a new date when it becomes available. The community is invited to dine at Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 S. Main St. in Chester, on from 5 to 7 p.m. […]

Chester Winter Carnival schedule

Chester Winter Carnival schedule

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The annual Chester Winter Carnival will be held Friday, Feb. 15 through Sunday, Feb. 17 with events for children of all ages. Friday: 5-7 p.m. Dinner at the American Legion $13 a person. Pay at the Legion on the evening of the event. 8 p.m. Green Mountain Boosters Comedy Night […]

To the editor: Blair announces write-in candidacy for Chester Select Board

To the editor: Blair announces write-in candidacy for Chester Select Board

Hi, I am Scott Blair. I’d like to announce that I am a write-in candidate for the one-year term for the Chester Select Board and would like your vote. Five years ago, my family and I happily moved to Chester. Chester appealed to us as the perfect town to raise a young family and start […]

John 'Gramp' Spaulding, 83, lifelong area resident was Army veteran

John ‘Gramp’ Spaulding, 83, lifelong area resident was Army veteran

John Leon “Gramp” Spaulding, 83, passed away on Wednesday morning Feb. 6, 2019 at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow. He was born Aug. 5, 1935 in Rockingham, the son of Edward William Sr. and Lulu Ellen (Witham) Spaulding. He attended Chester Schools, graduating with the Chester High School class of 1957. He served in […]

Chester Water Commission, Select Board agendas for Feb. 13

The Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. It will be followed by the Special Meeting of the Chester Select Board. Below are their agendas. These meetings had been scheduled for last Wednesday, Feb. 6 Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners agenda 1. […]