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Emily N. Chambers, 24, of Chester

Emily N. Chambers, 24, of Chester

Emily N. Chambers, 24, of Chester, passed away unexpectedly on the morning of Friday, Nov. 20, 2020 as the result of an accidental drug overdose.  She was born on Aug. 5, 1996 in Springfield, the daughter of Nathan D. Chambers and Jessica Holmes. Emily attended Black River High School. Most recently, she was employed by […]

Weekly Covid Update: Vermont up 1,000 cases in 11 days

Weekly Covid Update: Vermont up 1,000 cases in 11 days State monitoring vulnerable nursing home population

©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Department of Health recorded five new deaths this week and a Covid-19 new case count that crossed the 4,000 threshold, leaping from 3,000 to 4,000 cases in just 11 days. New case numbers this week added 546, down from the 716 cases reported last week, for a total of […]

Vermont joins 47 other states in Covid red zone

Vermont joins 47 other states in Covid red zone

By April Simpson Senior Reporter Center for Public Integrity This article was originally published by the Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit newsroom based in Washington, D.C. Vermont joined the 47 other states and the District of Columbia considered to be in the “red zone” for new coronavirus cases this week, according to the latest […]

Sign up now for Chester, Andover Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner to be delivered

Sign up now for Chester, Andover Senior Citizens Christmas Dinner to be delivered

The Annual Chester Senior Christmas Dinner will indeed take place this year, on Saturday, Dec. 5, thanks to Chester Helping Hands. The Fullerton Inn will provide 150 dinners to Chester and Andover senior citizens delivered to your home in the morning of Dec. 5. Reservations are required so please call or email by 4 p.m. […]

Grace Cottage participates in Giving Tuesday;<br>Weston Christmas Bazaar goes virtual; <br>WOOL-FM holds online fundraiser

Grace Cottage participates in Giving Tuesday;
Weston Christmas Bazaar goes virtual;
WOOL-FM holds online fundraiser

Grace Cottage seeks funds for defibrillators on Giving Tuesday TOWNSHEND After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes Giving Tuesday, a worldwide day of philanthropy during the season of gratitude. Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital asks its friends and neighbors to participate in its Giving Tuesday campaign on Dec. 1 to help raise funds to […]

Weekly Covid Update: Cases continue to rise as Gov. Scott clarifies restrictions

Weekly Covid Update: Cases continue to rise as Gov. Scott clarifies restrictions

  ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Department of Health recorded three more deaths from Covid-19 this week and a new case count that soared by 716, up from the 417 cases reported last week, for a total of 3,459 Covid-19 cases. Thursday brought a grim milestone with the highest number of new infections in […]

Vermont records new Covid high, another death

Vermont records new Covid high, another death

©2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Vermont reached two more grim milestones on Thursday with the highest number of new infections in a day and another Covid-19 death. The Department of Health’s daily report showed 148 new Covid-19 positives – the highest number of the pandemic  so far. As it has in recent days, Washington County had […]

Op-ed: Town Clerks are heroes of Election Day

Op-ed: Town Clerks are heroes of Election Day

By Jim Condos Vermont Secretary of State As Vermonters we should be proud. The November General Election saw Vermonters voting in record numbers, exercising our civic duty both safely and securely during circumstances that are anything but ordinary. Much of the conversation nationally is focused on the results of the election. I think it’s equally […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Nov. 23

Andover Select Board agenda for Nov. 23

The Select Board for the Town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23 at Andover Town Hall, 953 Andover Road, with appropriate distancing. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on the minutes from the November 9th meeting. […]

To the editor: Senate candidate Stern thanks supporters

To the editor: Senate candidate Stern thanks supporters

I want to thank those of you who voted for me in my race for state Senate.  This was a difficult year to challenge incumbents, what with the Covid-19 factor making it difficult to campaign properly. Also there are now far too many people voting for people who keep pushing for a higher cost of […]

Vt. tallies another Covid-19 day high at 122

Vt. tallies another Covid-19 day high at 122

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont registered a new high of 122 new coronavirus infections today with 68 percent of them coming in three counties: Washington, Chittenden and Orange. The new total exceeds the previous record of 109 set last Thursday. In the past seven days, Vermont has seen its case count rise by 544 […]

To the editor: Rep. Tom Bock thanks voters<br> for re-election

To the editor: Rep. Tom Bock thanks voters
for re-election

I would like to thank the voters of Andover, Chester, Baltimore and North Springfield for re-electing me to a third term to be your State Representative in Montpelier. A sincere thank you for all your support. Also, I am extremely grateful to my dedicated team who helped make this victory possible. A special thanks goes […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Nov. 16, 2020

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Nov. 16, 2020

The Chester Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday Nov. 16, 2020 via Zoom. To attend online click here. Below is its agenda. 1. Citizen Comments. 2. Interview candidates to fill Zoning Administrator position. 3. Executive session to discuss candidates.

To the editor: Chester-Andover Family Center thanks Chlebogiannises for pet food donation

To the editor: Chester-Andover Family Center thanks Chlebogiannises for pet food donation

Since the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in March, the Chester-Andover Family Center has continued to provide supplemental, nourishing food for Food Shelf recipients and financial assistance to families struggling to make ends meet. This has been made possible through the generous donations of our community and beyond. Katsiroubas Produce, now famously known in Chester […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Nov. 18, 2020

Chester Select Board agenda for Nov. 18, 2020

The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday Nov. 18, 2020 at Town Hall and via Zoom. In-person attendance is limited to 25 people. The town asks that if your physical presence is not required to consider participating via Zoom. Click this link to attend. The board’s agenda is […]

Gov. Scott calls for more strict mandates as Covid numbers rise in Vermont

Gov. Scott calls for more strict mandates as Covid numbers rise in Vermont Bars must close; restaurants can stay open at 50% capacity

 ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC With 84 new Covid-19 cases reported today, a weekly case count that far outstrips any previous tally, and more than 80 “situations” and 17 outbreaks being investigated by the Vermont Department of Health, Gov. Phil Scott has called for new strict mandates for Vermonters, including a ban on all multi-household gatherings, […]

Help Albert DeCell celebrate his 90th birthday!

Help Albert DeCell celebrate his 90th birthday!

Please share and spread the word. Help Albert DeCell celebrate his 90th birthday on Thursday, Nov. 19! Take a detour and drive by his house while tooting your horn. It will make his day! Cards are also welcome. Albert DeCell 81 Lawrence Hill Road Weston, VT 05161

'Ruthie' Rowley, 90, of Londonderry

‘Ruthie’ Rowley, 90, of Londonderry

Ruth “Ruthie” Lucille Holton Rowley, of Londonderry and originally from Weston, died surrounded by her family in Springfield on Friday, Nov. 6, 2020. She was 90. Ruthie was born at home on Holden Hill on Feb. 25, 1930, where she resided until she moved to Chester to attend high school. She married her husband, Rollin […]

Weekly Covid Update: Restrictions added for school winter sports, ski areas

Weekly Covid Update: Restrictions added for school winter sports, ski areas

©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC New restrictive health guidelines for both school winters sports and Vermont ski areas were released this week, as the state of Vermont saw Covid-19 cases rise by double digits every day and the  largest weekly total since April. New guidelines for school winter sports programs were released on Tuesday, including several […]

W. Wardsboro hit & run victim dies; police continue to seek information on accident

W. Wardsboro hit & run victim dies; police continue to seek information on accident

© Telegraph Publishing, LLC A woman who was critically injured as she was walking on the Stratton Arlington Road on the evening of Saturday, Oct. 17 has died and Vermont State Police continue to seek help from the public in finding the driver who fled the scene. In a press release this afternoon, State Police […]