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AIAVT seeks affordable housing projects for charrette

AIAVT seeks affordable housing projects for charrette

The American Institute of Architects, Vermont Chapter, will be hosting an Affordable Housing Charrette event on March 25 and is seeking project submissions from towns and organizations throughout the state that might benefit from an afternoon of pro-bono architectural design input. Click here for details and an application. Project applications must be received by Jan. […]

Derry Rink Grand Opening now set for Saturday

Derry Rink Grand Opening now set for Saturday

The Grand Opening for the Derry Rink has been rescheduled to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 22. Refreshments will be served. Located behind Jake’s Restaurant at the Mountain Marketplace in Londonderry, the ice rink was completed on Dec. 28, 2021 by volunteers and through generous contributions. The 120-foot by 50-foot skating rink is a project […]

Chester Dems hold annual Share Heat fundraiser

Chester Dems hold annual Share Heat fundraiser

The Chester Town Democratic Committee is holding its annual Share Heat Fundraiser to provide financial support for those in our community in need of assistance in paying for the cost of home heating fuel. As fuel prices have risen significantly, the need for heating fuel assistance to provide warmth and comfort continues to grow. The […]

Whiting Library eliminates late fines in yearlong test

Whiting Library eliminates late fines in yearlong test

Happy New Year from Whiting Library! Let’s all start 2022 with a clean slate — one without library fines! The library has been awarded a grant facilitated by the Association of Small and Rural Libraries to participate in a one-year fine free trial. What does this mean? There will be no fines for overdue library […]

Green Mountain Gardeners serves up tasty, festive table arrangements for the homebound

Green Mountain Gardeners serves up tasty, festive table arrangements for the homebound

The Green Mountain Gardeners of Landgrove, Londonderry, Peru and Weston have returned to their annual tradition of creating and donating holiday table arrangements for the homebound in the mountain towns, decorating the villages with holiday wreaths and donating to local organizations. The gardening elves created small table arrangements of greens and tiny ornaments at home […]

Whiting Library dedicates Reading Room<br> to long-time trustee

Whiting Library dedicates Reading Room
to long-time trustee

Whiting Library has formally dedicated the front Reading Room in memory of the late Suzy Forlie of Chester. Forlie was a long-time trustee of Whiting Library and was the driving force behind the 2014 restoration of this significant landmark building. Her devotion to the library and extensive knowledge of historic buildings led to Whiting Library […]

Springfield Rotary Stuff a Truck event brings in $5,400 in food, items for Springfield Food Shelf

Springfield Rotary Stuff a Truck event brings in $5,400 in food, items for Springfield Food Shelf

The Springfield Rotary Club held a very successful Stuff a Truck event this past weekend in the Springfield Plaza, raising more than $5,400 worth of non-perishable food and personal care items and $500 in cash. Thanks to the generosity of those who stopped by and the support of Shaw’s Supermarket, the Rotary Club was able […]

One Londonderry seeks donations for new skating rink

One Londonderry seeks donations for new skating rink

The Recreation Group of One Londonderry is seeking donations to fund the construction of a 120- by 60-foot skating rink to be built behind Jake’s Restaurant at the Mountain Marketplace Plaza. The project was approved by the Londonderry Development Review Board in August, and the rink is expected to be completed by Christmas. The rink […]

Dance Factory's annual 'Nutcracker' to be performed at Green Mountain on Dec. 11 & 12

Dance Factory’s annual ‘Nutcracker’ to be performed at Green Mountain on Dec. 11 & 12

  Join Clara on her magical journey to the Kingdom of the Sweets in The Dance Factory’s production of The Nutcracker. This year marks the 30th anniversary of the family-friendly holiday tradition, which annually delights upward of 800 attendees. The full-length, professionally costumed spectacle will be staged at Green Mountain Union High School, 716 VT-103 […]

St. Luke's Christmas Market set for Dec. 4

St. Luke’s Christmas Market set for Dec. 4

Celebrate the holiday season joyfully and safely by visiting St. Luke’s Christmas Market: Culinary Classics & Crafts to GO! The event will take place in Willard Hall at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 313 Main St. just off the Green in Chester from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 4. This event is open […]

Fire Department Christmas trees go on sale in Chester

Fire Department Christmas trees go on sale in Chester

© 2021 Telegraph Publishing LLC On the day after Thanksgiving, as snow began falling in earnest, the Chester Fire Department kicked off its annual sale of Christmas trees on Route 103 south, across from Marshall Road. The sale of 500 trees is one of the major fundraisers put on by the Yosemite Engine Company, which […]

Stuff a Truck, help Springfield Food Shelf

Stuff a Truck, help Springfield Food Shelf

The Springfield Rotary Club will be holding a Stuff A Truck event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday Dec. 4 at the Springfield Shopping Plaza to benefit the Springfield Family Center Food Shelf. Please come and grab a bag and fill it with non-perishable food items or personal care products to help those […]

Springfield Rotary welcomes three to club

Springfield Rotary welcomes three to club

Derry Holiday Tree Lighting set for Dec. 10

Derry Holiday Tree Lighting set for Dec. 10

The Londonderry Holiday Tree Lighting has been scheduled for 5:30 p.m. on Friday,  Dec. 10 at the Mountain Marketplace, 5700 Route 100 in Londonderry. Bring the kids to see Santa, sing carols along with the community, and marvel at the lighted tree recently installed in the plaza. Afterwards, all are invited to have cookies and […]

Chester Rotary welcomes new member

Chester Rotary welcomes new member

Chester Rotary welcomed Bob Sartini to its ranks this past Thursday morning  at a breakfast ceremony that honored him and Rotary’s mission of “Service above Self.” Sartini and his wife wife, Judy Yogman, moved to Chester in 2020 after living in Boston and Rockingham for many years. In Boston, Sartini had a long career as […]

Nov. 30 Open House to introduce Mtn. Town transit van

Nov. 30 Open House to introduce Mtn. Town transit van

All are invited to Neighborhood Connections for an Open House  between 2 and 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 30 to check out the new Mountain Town Connector transit van. Come by and learn more details while enjoying baked goods and hot drinks. With generous support from the Holt Fund, Mountain Valley Health Council, Thomas Thompson, […]

Friends of West River Trail hosting Saturday Holiday Pop-up Market in Londonderry

Friends of West River Trail hosting Saturday Holiday Pop-up Market in Londonderry

From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. each Saturday through Dec. 18, the Friends of the West River Trail will be hosting a pop-up market featuring 20 area farmers and artisans at the Historic Railroad Depot, 34 West River St., just off Route 100 in South Londonderry. Shoppers will be able to choose from local produce, […]

Be the Match donor registry to be held Nov. 20

Be the Match donor registry to be held Nov. 20

Noah was born to a Londonderry couple on Feb. 26, 2017 after a routine pregnancy and delivery. At 3.5 months old, he was diagnosed with a rare genetic bone disease called osteopetrosis – a condition that can be fatal if not treated with a bone marrow or stem cell transplant. Thanks to Be The Match, […]

Windham to dedicate Veterans Memorial Nov. 14

Windham to dedicate Veterans Memorial Nov. 14

All American war veterans and their families and friends are invited to the dedication of a new plaque honoring the many veterans with close ties to the town of Windham. The event will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 14 at the Windham Meeting House, 26 Harrington Road. Several years have gone into […]

Skating rink planned for Derry Winter Festival

Skating rink planned for Derry Winter Festival

One Londonderry, a citizen led organization, is making plans for the town including a skating rink to be sited behind Jake’s Restaurant in the Mountain Marketplace and is expected to be ready for use this season. The 120 foot by 50 foot rink is being planned by One Londonderry‘s Winter Festival Group, which has found […]