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Maria Reyes, 55, compassionate person, beloved sister

Maria Reyes, 55, compassionate person, beloved sister

Maria Alison Reyes, daughter of Rita and Albert Reyes, passed suddenly on June 28 at the age of 55, finally free from the ravages of schizophrenia that plagued her most of her adult life. Ms. Reyes graduated from Burr and Burton Academy in 1981 and attended UVM on an academic scholarship, possessing a brilliant mind. […]

Andover Select Board agenda for July 8

Andover Select Board agenda for July 8

The Select Board for the Town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, July 8 at Town Office, 953 Weston-Andover Road. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from the June 24th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per visitor, […]

College News

College News

Noah Wetherald of Weston graduated Cum Laude from Ithaca College, of Ithaca, N.Y.,  with a bachelor of science in Biochemistry. Hollister A. Olson of Plymouth graduated from Colby College in Waterville, Maine, in May, receiving a bachelor of arts degree majoring in mathematical sciences with a concentration in statistics. John Holleran of Chester, who is […]

Grafton Special Select Board meeting for July 8, 2019

Grafton Special Select Board meeting for July 8, 2019

The Grafton Select Board will hold a special meeting at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 8, at Town Hall, 117 Main St. in Grafton. Below is its agenda. 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Town Clerk Treasurer: Set tax rate. 3. Public Comment 4. Other Business 5. Date of next Selectboard Meetings: Selectboard Special Meeting on Town […]

Betsy Taft, 74, avid bowler, women's softball enthusiast

Betsy Taft, 74, avid bowler, women’s softball enthusiast

On Monday, June 17, 2019, Betsy Lou (Merrill) Taft passed away peacefully in the care of Elmwood Nursing Home in Claremont, N.H. She was 74. She was born on Feb. 9, 1945 in Hanover, N.H., the daughter of Joseph and Helen Merrill. Ms. Taft was continually involved in community sports and is remembered as one […]

Grafton Select Board meeting for July 1, 2019

Grafton Select Board meeting for July 1, 2019

The Grafton Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, July 1 at the Town Garage, 220 Bell St. Below is its agenda. 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Approve Minutes: June 17, 2019 3. Warrants, as signed, presented to Selectboard (June 21,2019) 4. School Merger discussion with members of the New Board 5. Highway Report: […]

Chester Select Board special meeting agenda for July 2, 2019

Chester Select Board special meeting agenda for July 2, 2019

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on July 2 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. for a special meeting. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve June 5, 2019 Select board Minutes and Executive Session Record 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Request for use of town property; Pat Budnick 5. Information […]

Londonderry Select Board agenda for July 1, 2019

Londonderry Select Board agenda for July 1, 2019

The Select  Board for the town of Londonderry will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 1 at the Town Office Building, 100 Old School St. in South Londonderry. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Minutes Approval – Meeting(s) of June 17, 2019 & June […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for July 1, 2019

Chester Planning Commission agenda for July 1, 2019

The Chester Planning Commission will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Monday July 1, 2019. Please note the change of place due to work being done on Town Hall. The meeting will be held at the NewsBank Conference Center,  352 Main Street, Chester. Review minutes of June 3rd and June 17th, 2019 […]

To the editor: Spater Scholarship announces closing

To the editor: Spater Scholarship announces closing

Dear Community Friends, Family and Sponsors, We have reflected on all we have collectively accomplished over the past 19 years. It’s amazing to think that we have awarded well over $140,000 to deserving Green Mountain Union High School students during this time. We have had high standards for our awards, and we sought the bright […]

College News

College News

Christopher Diak of Chester has recently graduated from Middlebury College magna cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in neuroscience and religion. After graduating from Compass School in 2013, he attended Interlochen Arts Academy to study film before enrolling at Middlebury. This fall, he will begin a Master of Divinity degree at Harvard University, where he […]

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Business Ticker Corporate Lactation Services expands in new Chester location; Springfield native tapped to head new tech campus; hospital lab earns CAP accreditation

Corporate Lactation Services expands in new Chester location Corporate Lactation Services of Chester announces its move to a new location at 7 Pineview Drive, off Route 103 South, as well as an expansion of breastfeeding support to include on-site lactation visits. When new mothers in southern Vermont are needing assistance with their breastfeeding experience, they […]

Ernest Naylor Jr., 55, loved spending time with family

Ernest Naylor Jr., 55, loved spending time with family

Ernest “Ernie” R. Naylor Jr., 55, of Springfield died unexpectedly on Jan. 3, 2019 of a heart attack. He was born April 15, 1963 to the late Ernest R. Naylor Sr. and Edna (Kendall) Naylor Mr. Naylor attended school in Chester, and worked for Fournier Sawmill and HP Kiln in the area.  While living in […]

N.H. k-12 school to hold info meeting in Chester

N.H. k-12 school to hold info meeting in Chester

The New England Classical Academy will hold an informational session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 27 at the Whiting Library, 117 Main St., in Chester. “We want parents and students to know that there are choices when it comes to a quality education,” said NECA Executive Director Elizabeth Wilber. The New England Classical Academy provides […]

College News

College News

Kazui Kusumi of South Londonderry is completing Colby-Sawyer’s internship requirement this summer with Atomic in Government Camp in Oregon. Kusumi is majoring in business administration and is a member of the class of 2020. Colby-Sawyer is located in New London, N.H. Sarah Gray of Springfield graduated from the University of San Diego in California on […]

To the editor: Home occupation and home business

To the editor: Home occupation and home business

As the recording secretary for the Chester Planning Commission, my job requires me to pay careful attention to what is said at the meetings, so that I can summarize the discussion in writing. The meetings are taped, and I can replay something as much as I need to. Frequently, as I work with the recording […]

Andover Select Board agenda for June 24

Andover Select Board agenda for June 24

The Select Board for the Town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday June 24 at Town Offices, 9538 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 June 10th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five […]

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Business Ticker Chester People's team sweeps bank awards; two honored by S. Central Realtors board

Chester People’s Bank team brings home 16 awards The team at People’s United Bank in Chester swept the most recent People’s Bank awards evening, held in early May at the Howe Center in Rutland, recognized for their outstanding sales and service efforts in the 3rd and 4th quarters of 2018. The trio was recognized with […]

Chester services get FIDO Bag for pet rescues; Derry Lions brighten Smith Haven with flowers

Chester services get FIDO Bag for pet rescues; Derry Lions brighten Smith Haven with flowers

Pet rescue equipment donated to Chester Ambulance, Fire Through the efforts of Laurie Cloud, a Chester Emergency Medical Technician, the Chester Ambulance and Chester Fire services have taken possession of a FIDO Bag, donated by the Fetch Foundation to aid in administering life-saving tools for pets during a rescue situation. “In cases such as fire […]

To the editor: Lowell Lake supporters against overnight stays

To the editor: Lowell Lake supporters against overnight stays

To: Sens. Alice Nitka, Dick McCormack and Alison Clarkson and Reps. Kelly Pajala and Tom Bock, On May 30, 2019 the Town of Londonderry Conservation Commission in cooperation with Lowell Lake Concerned Citizens held a public information meeting to discuss Vermont Forest, Parks and Recreation’s proposal to develop Lowell Lake State Park. Nearly 100 people […]