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Chester Planning Commission agenda for Feb. 3

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Feb. 3

The Chester Planning Commission will meet from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 3 at Town Hall, 665 Elm St. Below is its agenda. 1. Review minutes from the Jan. 20, 2020 meeting 2. Citizens Comments 3. Discuss proposed Stone Village Zoning District density and list of uses 4. Discuss single-family development restrictions in […]

N.Y. man charged with DUI after driving up Magic Mtn. slope

N.Y. man charged with DUI after driving up Magic Mtn. slope

A 59-year-old New York State resident was arrested Friday night after he attempted to drive a vehicle up a slope at Magic Mountain in Londonderry, according to Vermont State Police. He was charged with DUI#2, or driving under the influence for a second time. Both VSP and officers from the Winhall Police Department responded to […]

Derry budget holds slight tax hike; cannabis article at Town Meeting

Derry budget holds slight tax hike; cannabis article at Town Meeting

By Bruce Frauman ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Londonderry Select Board on Monday, Jan. 20, passed a budget for fiscal year 2020/21 that will result in an expected total municipal tax rate of $0.40385 that includes the building reserve fund and all appropriations. This will result in about a $25 hike in taxes for a […]

Vermont offering free radon testing kits

Vermont offering free radon testing kits

Radon is a colorless and odorless gas that can invade your home. But you won’t know if this naturally occurring, radioactive gas is present at unsafe levels in your home – unless you test for it. That’s why the Health Department is making it easy for Vermonters to find out if their homes have high […]

Chester DRB agenda for Jan. 27, 2020

Chester DRB agenda for Jan. 27, 2020

The Development Review Board of the Town of Chester will meet at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 for a site visit at 130 Pleasant St., the location of the new Emergency Services Building. At 6 p.m. at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., it will hold its public hearing. Below is its agenda. 1) Review […]

Take a run: Offices open in local governments

Take a run: Offices open in local governments Petitions to be on the ballot are due Jan. 27

Vermont’s towns are run by community minded folks who step up and serve in local government positions – from town clerks and select board members to Library Trustees, Listers, Constables and more. This is the time of year that residents can take out a petition to get on the ballot for Town Meeting Day elections. […]

Londonderry public meeting to focus on concerns in water supply, wastewater conditions

Londonderry public meeting to focus on concerns in water supply, wastewater conditions

The Town of Londonderry will be holding the first of three public meetings to discuss concerns regarding water supply and/or wastewater disposal within the North and South Villages. This initial meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 27 at the Town Office-Twitchell Building, 100 Old School St. in S. Londonderry. Londonderry has […]

Weston board discusses future of fiber optic, cannabis marketplace

Weston board discusses future of fiber optic, cannabis marketplace

By Bruce Frauman ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Weston Select Board, minus the absent Ann Fuji’i, on Tuesday, Jan. 14 engaged in extended discussions regarding financial issues over legislation in Montpelier, the fire department and a generator to serve both the Town Office and the Little School building next door. State Rep. Kelly Pajala called […]

Londonderry Select Board agenda for Jan. 20

Londonderry Select Board agenda for Jan. 20

The Select Board of Londonderry will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Jan. 20 at 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 of Jan. 6, 2020 4. Selectboard Pay Orders 5. Announcements/Correspondence 6. Visitors and […]

Athens man arrested in Londonderry burglary, auto theft

Athens man arrested in Londonderry burglary, auto theft

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC An Athens man was arrested Saturday in connection with burglaries, auto theft and several other charges including attempting to elude police starting in Londonderry and ending in Brattleboro. According to a Vermont State Police press release, Jason Moul, 38, entered a home on Rt. 11  in Londonderry around 3 p.m. […]

Chester board nears final budget version

Chester board nears final budget version

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Last Wednesday, the Chester Select Board took its next-to-last look at its 2020 budget with the goal of limiting an increase in the tax rate. At the time of the meeting it appeared that that the budget was $241,565 greater than last year — equivalent to 6 […]

State experts urge action on emerald ash borer beetle

State experts urge action on emerald ash borer beetle

By Bruce Frauman ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The primary take-away for individuals attending a community forum about the emerald ash borer beetle is not to move wood during the bug’s “flight season,” which in Vermont is from June 1 to Sept. 30. For communities, the lesson is that the longer one waits to act, the […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Jan. 20, 2020

Chester Planning Commission agenda for Jan. 20, 2020

The Chester Planning commission will hold a regular meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday Jan. 20, 2020 at the Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St., Chester. Below is its agenda. 1. Review minutes from the Jan. 6, 2019 meeting 2. Citizens Comments 3. Go over map changes with Gabe Ladd 4. Discuss […]

Powden resigns as TRSU superintendent effective June 30

Powden resigns as TRSU superintendent effective June 30

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Meg Powden, superintendent of the Two Rivers Supervisory Union, resigned her position on Monday, Jan. 13 effective June 30 — the end of the 2019/2020 school year. She will have served four years, overseeing the operations of two school districts — Green Mountain Unified and Ludlow-Mt. Holly […]

REVISED - Chester Water, Sewer; Select Board agendas

REVISED – Chester Water, Sewer; Select Board agendas

The Chester Water/Sewer Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 15 prior to the Select Board meeting. Both will be held at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester. Below are their agendas. Revisions are in bold face type. Water/Sewer Commissioners agenda 1. Approve Water Budget 2. Approve Sewer Budget 3. Adjourn Special […]

Derry voters to weigh local options tax

Derry voters to weigh local options tax Board tackles 2020-21 budgeting before Town Meeting

By Bruce Frauman ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Londonderry Select Board at its meeting on Monday, Jan. 6 voted to place on the March 3 Town Meeting warning an article for the town to vote on a 1 percent local options tax on sales, rooms, meals and alcohol, in an attempt to reduce the municipal […]

Chester DRB agenda for Jan. 13, 2020

Chester DRB agenda for Jan. 13, 2020

The Development Review Board for the Town of Chester will meet at 3 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 for a site visit at the corner of Baileys Mills and Lovers Lane. At 3:30 p.m., it is to meet at 42 Maple St. for a second site visit, prior to its regular meeting at 6 p.m. […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 13, 2020

Andover Select Board agenda for Jan. 13, 2020

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 13 at Town Office, 953 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 the Dec. 23rd meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: […]

Chester Select Board agenda for Jan. 8, 2020

Chester Select Board agenda for Jan. 8, 2020

The Chester Select Board will hold a special meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday Jan. 8. NOTE: Due to the work being done on the second floor of Town Hall, the meeting will be held at NewsBank’s Fletcher House, 472 Main Street. Below is the agenda. 1. Approve Minutes from the December 18, 2019 Selectboard […]

Derry Select Board agenda for Jan. 6, 2020

Derry Select Board agenda for Jan. 6, 2020

The Select Board for the town of Londonderry will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 6 at 100 Old School St. in S. Londonderry. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Minutes Approval – Meeting of Dec. 16, 2019 4. Selectboard Pay Orders 5. […]