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Health Dept. opens walk-in vaxx clinics to <br>out-of-staters working in Vermont

Health Dept. opens walk-in vaxx clinics to
out-of-staters working in Vermont

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont health officials announced that registration is now open, with walk-in opportunities available, to anyone who lives out of state but works in Vermont, regardless of their occupation. Human Services Secretary Mike Smith said the state might have additional announcements next week on further category expansion. Smith also said he […]

Londonderry Select Board agenda for May 10

Londonderry Select Board agenda for May 10

The Londonderry Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, May 10. The meeting will be held remotely on Zoom. To access online, click here. Via telephone: (929) 205-6099 (Meeting ID: 862 8517 3463). Below is its agenda. 1. Call Meeting to Order 2. Additions or Deletions to the Agenda 3. Organization: a. Elect a […]

Chester Development Review Board agenda for May 10

Chester Development Review Board agenda for May 10

The Development Review Board for the town of Chester will meet for two site visits beginning at 5 p.m. on Monday, May 10, followed by its regular meeting. To join the meeting by Zoom, click here. Below is its agenda 5 p.m. Site Visit, 397 Peck Road 5:30 p.m. Site Visit, 230 Main St., rear […]

Weston board mulls May 25 Town Meeting

Weston board mulls May 25 Town Meeting

By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC While the Weston Select Board decided on Tuesday, May 25  for its annual meeting back in January and voted to warn the meeting for that date back on March 23, there seemed to be a fair amount of confusion around the event at last Tuesday’s regular meeting. […]

Chester Planning Commission takes a step toward consensus

Chester Planning Commission takes a step toward consensus

By Shawn  Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC While it may have been the most constructive meeting of the Chester Planning Commission since Feb. 17, the word “quagmire” best described the Monday night meeting right up to the final minutes when its members — less Barre Pinske who exited abruptly apparently upset at the direction […]

Chester Select Board agenda for May 5

Chester Select Board agenda for May 5

The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday May 5, 2021 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., and via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81988842129. Below is the board’s agenda: 1. Approve Minutes from the April 21, 2021 Select Board Meeting 2. Citizen Comments/Answers from Previous Meeting […]

Scott: No masks required outdoors, with caveat

Scott: No masks required outdoors, with caveat

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Gov. Phil Scott announced on Friday that beginning Saturday, May 1 — Green Up Day — masks are no longer required outdoors as long as physical distancing can still be maintained. The change in Vermont’s mask mandate is based on revised guidance by the Centers for Disease Control. With Vermont […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for May 3

Chester Planning Commission agenda for May 3

The Chester Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday May 3, 2021 at Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm Street and via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81029256359. Below is the commission’s agenda: 1. Review minutes from March 29, 2021 and April 19, 2021 meetings. 2. Citizen comments. 3. […]

Chester High/GM alums postpone annual celebration to 2022

Chester High/GM alums postpone annual celebration to 2022

By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Citing ongoing concern about the Covid-19 pandemic, Chester High/Green Mountain Alumni Association director Jon Clark, a 1977 graduate,  says that the organization will again forgo holding its regular annual festivities — including the parade — this June, but will instead begin planning for the 2022 celebrations. The […]

Chester board reaffirms paper of record decision, adds The Commons as well

Chester board reaffirms paper of record decision, adds The Commons as well Members call Press Association's claims 'condescending,' 'bullying'

By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Chester Select Board reaffirmed its March 18 decision to name The Chester Telegraph the town’s paper of record last Wednesday, but also decided to add a printed paper – The Commons – for its required legal notices. The choice reflected the board’s displeasure with the way […]

Weekly Covid Update: Proms to be allowed with guidelines

Weekly Covid Update: Proms to be allowed with guidelines

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont Health Commissioner Dr. Mark Levine said he doesn’t expect word on the Johnson & Johnson vaccine until the end of the day on Friday as the Centers for Disease Control advisory committee, which is investigating the incidence of six cases of rare blood clots out of more than 7 million […]

After reorganization fracas, planning panel looks forward

After reorganization fracas, planning panel looks forward

By Shawn Cunningham © 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Two weeks after a contentious reorganization meeting, which saw the chair elected by a coin flip and the nomination of a vice chair as “a joke,” the Chester Planning Commission was back together on Monday night but seeming more restrained in front of a guest – Jason […]

Andover Select Board agenda for April 26

Andover Select Board agenda for April 26

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, April 26 via Zoom. To join: https://zoom.us Personal Meeting ID 869 021 5007 Passcode 146374 or call in: 1 929 436 2866. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on […]

Chester Select Board agenda for April 21

Chester Select Board agenda for April 21

The Chester Select Board will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. on Wednesday April 21, 2021 at Town Hall, 556 Elm Street and via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81988842129. In person attendance is limited, so please consider whether your physical attendance is needed or if you can participate via zoom. Below […]

Troopers investigate gunfire into Derry home

Troopers investigate gunfire into Derry home

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont State Police are investigating a shooting that took place in Londonderry on Monday night. No one was injured. According to a VSP press release, troopers were called to a home on Chaves Road at about 10:47 p.m. on Monday, April, 19. The homeowner, John Ross, 54, told police […]

Keith Hill accepts 1-year contract as GM principal

Keith Hill accepts 1-year contract as GM principal

By Cynthia Prairie ©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Keith Hill has accepted the position of principal of Green Mountain High School, informing Superintendent Lauren Fierman of his decision on the morning of Monday, April 19. The past two weeks have been a roller coaster ride for Hill, the school system and much of the community since […]

Cavendish board ponders fate of Vermont Apple Pie Co. water allocation

Cavendish board ponders fate of Vermont Apple Pie Co. water allocation

By Jasmin Gomez ©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Cavendish Select Board, acting as Board of Waste Water Commissioners at its meeting on Monday, April 12, is trying to determine if Vermont Apple Pie Co. needs to retain its second allocation for town water now that its business is confined to homebased baking. An allocation is equal […]

Weekly Covid Update: State of emergency extended; vaxx registration begins for 16 & up

Weekly Covid Update: State of emergency extended; vaxx registration begins for 16 & up

©2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC Even as Vermont has reached a significant milestone — more than half of all Vermonters 16 and up have received at least one dose of a Covid vaccine — Gov. Phil Scott is extending Vermont’s state of emergency for another month, as he and his team continue to manage the pandemic […]

Chester Planning Commission agenda for April 19

Chester Planning Commission agenda for April 19

The Chester Planning Commission will hold its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. on Monday April 19, 2021 at Town Hall, 556 Elm Street and Via Zoom. To join the meeting go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81029256359 Below is its agenda Review minutes from March 29, 2021 and April 5, 2021 meetings. Citizen comments. Discuss Proposed bylaws with Jason […]

Take-Back Day: Drop unused prescription drugs at police departments

Take-Back Day: Drop unused prescription drugs at police departments

On Saturday, April 24, the public will be able to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs at secure drop boxes throughout Windsor County. The Take-Back Day is sponsored by the Windsor County Sheriff’s Office, local and state law enforcement agencies, and the Drug […]