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TRSU Board agenda for Dec. 1

TRSU Board agenda for Dec. 1

The Board of Directors of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 01 at the Ludlow Elementary School’s Professional Development Room, 45 Main St. in Ludlow and over Zoom. To access via Zoom: https://trsu.zoom.us/j/85756476936| Phone: 646-876-9923. Below is its agenda. I. Call to Order A. Roll Call […]

St. Luke's hosts annual Christmas Market Dec. 3

St. Luke’s hosts annual Christmas Market Dec. 3

Celebrate the holiday season joyfully by visiting St. Luke’s Christmas Market: Culinary Classics & Crafts to Go!   The event will take place in Willard Hall at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 313 Main St.  (Route 11 W) in Chester, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 3. This event is open to the public […]

Vermont Professionals of Color seeks to put more BIPOC people on nonprofit boards

Vermont Professionals of Color seeks to put more BIPOC people on nonprofit boards

Vermont Professionals of Color Network  has announced that it has launched its Civic Engagement Listings, with a goal of providing access to previously exclusively white spaces like nonprofit board of director positions, for Black, Indigenous and People of Color. The new Civic Engagement Listings page is designed to increase visibility of nonprofit board- and other […]

To the editor: Heritage Deli opens Tuesday, Wednesday for pre-made deli, bakery items

To the editor: Heritage Deli opens Tuesday, Wednesday for pre-made deli, bakery items

To our loyal customers: We at the Heritage Deli, 642 VT Route 103 S in Chester, would like our customers to know that we have stopped taking pre-orders for desserts for Thanksgiving. However, the bakery will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 22 and Wednesday, Nov. 23 offering pre-made deli […]

Sandra Parker, 73, of Weston

Sandra Parker, 73, of Weston

Sandra (Sandy) M. Parker of Weston passed away peacefully on Nov. 14  at Rutland Hospital surrounded by her loving husband and children. She was 73. Sandy was born in Rutland on July 9, 1949, the third child to Clarence (Ted) and Rose (Barone) Dayton. Sandy was one of seven children growing up with four sisters and […]

Elinor K. Jones, 79, of Ludlow

Elinor K. Jones, 79, of Ludlow

Ludlow Elinor K. Jones, 79, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022 at the Gill Odd Fellows Home in Ludlow. She was born on June 4, 1943 in Walpole, N.H., to the late Guy and Edith (Metcalf) Jones. Elinor enjoyed many things such as dancing, walking, listening to music, reading and doing crossword puzzles.  She took […]

Will Wilcox, 75, of Chester

Will Wilcox, 75, of Chester

Willard (Will) Wilcox, 75, of Chester, died on Monday, Nov. 14, 2022 of brain cancer at Springfield Health and Rehab. Will was born in Brattleboro to Willard and Marion Wilcox. Will had a lifelong love affair with books. He was especially fond of Tolkien, Sam Johnson, Virginia Wolf, C. S. Lewis, Thoreau and many other […]

GMUSD board agenda for Nov. 17

GMUSD board agenda for Nov. 17

The board of directors of the Green Mountain Unified School District will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17 at the Green Mountain High School Library, 716 VT-103 in Chester. You can also attend the meeting via Zoom by clicking here.  You can also listen in by phone 646-876-9923. Below is its […]

To the editor: Windsor senators, senator-elect thank voters, urge continued communication

To the editor: Windsor senators, senator-elect thank voters, urge continued communication

We, the newly elected Windsor District senators, write to thank the people for the trust you’ve expressed with your votes.  We’re grateful for the many forms of support we received from Democratic volunteers.  We’re proud that our contest with our opponents was civil and mutually respectful. To be trusted to write the law and to […]

To the editor: Modern-day slavery must be eliminated worldwide

To the editor: Modern-day slavery must be eliminated worldwide

On July 2, 1777, Vermont was the first colony to abolish slavery in its constitution as well as provide for full voting rights for African American males. In 1777, Vermonters owned 25 slaves. In December of 1865, the U.S. Congress ratified the 13th Amendment abolishing slavery in the entire nation. On Nov. 8, 2022 Vermonters, […]

State seeks public input on eating disorders, treatment options

State seeks public input on eating disorders, treatment options Workgroup to hold virtual meeting on Nov. 28

Are you struggling with an eating disorder? Have you or someone you care about struggled to find care for an eating disorder? The Eating Disorders Workgroup, chaired by the Department of Mental Health, wants to hear from you. Please join the workgroup for a virtual meeting at 10 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 28 to share […]

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Chester Planning Commission meeting to explore housing problems

Chester’s Planning Commission will host its fourth and final workshop on Chester’s ongoing bylaw modernization project at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, as well as on Zoom  by clicking here. The Nov. 21 workshop will involve a panel discussion with realtors and builders to get their perspectives on […]

Chester Select Board & Water Sewer/Commissioners meeting agenda for Nov. 16

Chester Select Board & Water Sewer/Commissioners meeting agenda for Nov. 16

The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 16 followed by a meeting as the Board of Water and Sewer Commissioners. The meetings will be held at Town Hall, 556 Elm Street and via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81988842129 Below are the boards’ agendas Select […]

To the editor: Chase thanks voters for their support, urges community input

To the editor: Chase thanks voters for their support, urges community input

To the communities of Athens, Chester, Grafton and Windham, Thank you for your vote on Election Day.  I am grateful for your confidence in and support of me. As your newly elected state representative, I pledge to do my best and to work hard to represent the interests of our communities in Montpelier. Whether we […]

To the editor: Ryan congratulates Chase on House victory

To the editor: Ryan congratulates Chase on House victory

I want to say congratulations to you Heather Chase on your successful election to the Vermont House seat for the Windsor-Windham District. Please accept my best wishes as you prepare for your new journey and take on the responsibilities and challenges of representing what is best for the people within our district. I wish you […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Nov. 14

Andover Select Board agenda for Nov. 14

The Andover Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 14 at Andover Town Office, 953 Andover Road, and via Zoom. (See end of agenda.) Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes of October 24th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes […]

Input from Derry residents, workers sought on housing needs

Input from Derry residents, workers sought on housing needs

The Town of Londonderry is conducting a community housing survey to help the town understand critical housing needs and help create solutions to the town’s housing challenges. Findings from the community survey will be incorporated into a housing plan for the town that will be completed early in 2023. Take the survey at www.LondonderryVT.org/housingsurvey Those […]

College News

College News

Ariana Wunderle of Chester will perform with the 50-member African Drumming and Dance Ensemble of Ithaca College School of Music, Theatre and Dance with alumni during the IC on Broadway: South Hill State of Mind on Friday, Nov. 11. The performance will take place at 8 p.m. at the Marriott Marquis in New York City’s […]

Flood Brook students explore Japanese tradition, drumming up an appreciative audience

Flood Brook students explore Japanese tradition, drumming up an appreciative audience

By Bob Niles © 2022 Telegraph Publishing Thirty-six drums were lined up precisely like traffic cones in nine rows of four  on one side of the Flood Brook School gymnasium. Two buckets filled with drumsticks were placed nearby. In the center of the gym, a single large red drum hung horizontally at shoulder height from […]

To the editor: Chester board seeks input on town growth, amenities

To the editor: Chester board seeks input on town growth, amenities

As the Chester Planning Commission continues working to maximize citizen input related to quality-of-life priorities around planning Chester’s future, we request the following poll to be completed by all renters, businesspeople, resident, and non-resident property owners as a vitally important tool in providing direction to the work being undertaken. Click here to access the poll. […]