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Deadline near for area health needs assessment

Deadline near for area health needs assessment

The Springfield Area Community Collaborative is conducting a community health needs assessment and encourages participation by residents in all area communities. Deadline to complete the survey is July 9. The Needs Assessment will help determine the need for specific healthcare services throughout the region. The assessment process will be completed by Sept. 30 and the […]

Derry Select Board agenda for June 17, 2019

Derry Select Board agenda for June 17, 2019

The Londonderry Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 17 at the Twitchell 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. Executive Session – The appointment or employment or evaluation of a public officer or […]

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six seniors

Ludlow Rotary awards scholarships to six seniors

Six high school seniors at Green Mountain Union and Black River high schools have been award scholarships by the Ludlow Rotary based on scholastic achievement, financial need, realistic goals, extracurricular activities and community service. Those students and their awards are: Ryan Boyle of Black River High School. The $2,000 Daniel E. Kesman Memorial Scholarship (emphasis […]

GMUSD board agenda for June 20, 2019

GMUSD board agenda for June 20, 2019

The Green Mountain Unified School District Board will hold its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the Cavendish Town Elementary School, 573 Main St. in Proctorsville. Below is its agenda: I. CALL TO ORDER:  a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: a. May 16, 2019 Regular Meeting;  […]

CANCELED: Chester Select Board agenda for June 19, 2019

CANCELED: Chester Select Board agenda for June 19, 2019

The Chester Select Board meeting for tonight, Wednesday, June 19 has been canceled for lack of a quorum. The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 19 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve June 5, 2019 Selectboard Minutes and Executive Session Minutes 2. Citizen Comments […]

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Business Ticker Steve Stettler joins Sotheby's in Bromley; Grafton shop to handle food service at Weston Playhouse

WPTC’s Stettler joins Sotheby’s Realty Four Seasons Sotheby’s International Realty announces that Steve Stettler of Weston has joined the company’s Bromley/Londonderry office as a sales associate. Stettler first fell in love with Southern Vermont as a college actor at the Weston Playhouse, returning most every summer until he and his partners took over the reins […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for June 17

Chester Planning Commission agenda for June 17

The Chester Planning Commission will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, June 17 at Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Community Workshop #2: Rural zoning district and uses 2. Citizen comments 3. Adjourn

GMUSD Board special meeting June 13 to address latest Telegraph Open Meeting Law complaint

GMUSD Board special meeting June 13 to address latest Telegraph Open Meeting Law complaint

The Green Mountain Unified School District Board of Directors will meet from 6 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 13 at the Green Mountain Union High School’s Library Learning Commons, 716 VT-103, Chester, to address the most recent complaint brought by The Chester Telegraph concerning violations of the Open Meeting Law. Below is its agenda. […]

Chester revels in Alumni Day Parade magic

Chester revels in Alumni Day Parade magic

The Chester High/Green Mountain Union High Alumni Parade planners could not have asked for blue skies and warmer weather Saturday morning, more engaged participants and a more enthusiastic crowd.  It was a chance for classmates to get reacquainted and old friends to reminisce. According to Alumni Association member Chris Walker, who helped organize this year’s […]

TRSU special meeting to address latest Telegraph Open Meeting Law complaint

TRSU special meeting to address latest Telegraph Open Meeting Law complaint

The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Board of Directors will meet in a special meeting from 5:30 to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 12, in the Band Room at Ludlow Elementary School, 5 Main St. in Ludlow, to address the most recent complaint brought by The Chester Telegraph concerning violations of the Open Meeting Law. Below […]

Lydia Balch, 93, patriot, devoted grandmother

Lydia Balch, 93, patriot, devoted grandmother

Lydia Balch 93, of Springfield, passed away peacefully on Saturday, June 8, 2019 with her family by her side.  She was born March 9, 1926 in Douglas, Mass., the daughter of George H. and Gladys (Caswell) Johnson. She graduated from Sutton High School and Worcester Normal School in Massachusetts. She was married to Richard L. […]

College News

College News

Holly Landon of Chester graduated on June 2 from Elmira College in Elmira, N.Y. Alecia Rokes of Andover graduated from Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Penn., with a Bachelor of Science in Biology degree with Highest Honors. Castleton University congratulates the graduates from May 2019. The following students recently graduated Castleton University and were recognized during […]

Paul Nadeau, 59, of Cavendish, enjoyed life's simple things

Paul Nadeau, 59, of Cavendish, enjoyed life’s simple things

Paul E. Nadeau Jr., 59, of Cavendish, died on Thursday, May 30, 2019. He was born in Rutland on Jan. 17, 1960, the son of Paul Sr. and Beatrice (Downey) Nadeau of Ludlow. Mr. Nadeau was a polite man and enjoyed the simple things in life. He was well-liked and had many friends. He is […]

Graveside service for Paul Truax

Graveside service for Paul Truax

A graveside committal service with military honors for Paul W. Truax, 84, who passed away on April 23, 2019 will be held at 1 p.m. on Monday, June 17, 2019 at the Village Cemetery in Hinesburg. Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield is assisting with arrangements

Brenda Beebe, 65, loved granddaughters, time with family

Brenda Beebe, 65, loved granddaughters, time with family

Brenda L. (Couitt) Beebe, 65, passed away at her home on Thursday afternoon June 6, 2019 surrounded by her loving family. She was born March 10, 1954 in Newport, N.H., to Phillip and Alfreda (Partlow) Couitt. She attended schools in Newport and graduated from Stevens High School in Claremont, N.H. On March 26, 1983 she […]

Andover Select Board agenda for June 10

Andover Select Board agenda for June 10

The Andover Select Board will meet at the Andover Town Office, 953 Andover Road, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, June 10. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from May 13th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: Five minutes per […]

College News

College News

The following area students graduated from the University of Vermont, in Burlington, during commencement ceremonies on May 19: David Bryant of Springfield, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering. Melanie Drummond of South Londonderry, with a Bachelor of Science degree in Environmental Engineering. Jordan Harmon of Londonderry, with a Bachelor of Arts degree […]

Memorial, celebration for Marianna McGuffin set for June 29

Memorial, celebration for Marianna McGuffin set for June 29

A memorial and celebration for Marianna McGuffin, 88, who died on Nov. 23, 2018, will be held on Saturday, June 29 in Weston beginning with an 11:30 a.m. Eucharist at the Weston Priory, 58 Priory Hill Road. Burial will follow at approximately 1 p.m. at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Weston, and remembrances will be […]

Chester Select Board agenda for June 5, 2019

Chester Select Board agenda for June 5, 2019

The Chester Select Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 5 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Approve Selectboard Minutes from May 15, 2019 Meeting and Special Selectboard Meeting from May 29, 2019 2. Citizen Comments 3. Old Business 4. Information Booth Sewer Connection; Naomi Johnson 5. Marketing […]

TRSU board agenda for June 6, 2019

TRSU board agenda for June 6, 2019

The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Board of Directors will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 6, at the band room of the Ludlow Elementary School, 45 Main St. in Ludlow. Below is its agenda. I. CALL TO ORDER: a. Roll Call II. APPROVAL OF AGENDA: (Additions & Deletions) III. APPROVAL OF MINUTES: […]