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Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Lucy Applegate

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Rileigh Thomas

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Main St. display recognizes GM Class of 2020

Main St. display recognizes GM Class of 2020

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC As the end of the school year approaches with little prospect of traditional graduation ceremonies and celebrations, schools, parents and others are working to recognize their seniors in non-traditional ways. The latest of these – the brainchild of Matt and Amber Wilson of Chester – is a […]

Salons, gyms, libraries given go-ahead to re-open as Vermont Covid-19 infections rise by 23

Salons, gyms, libraries given go-ahead to re-open as Vermont Covid-19 infections rise by 23

©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC As Vermont continues to “loosen the spigot,” in Gov. Phil Scott’s words, the state Department of Health on Friday confirmed one new case of Covid-19, bringing the state total to 975, an increase of 23 in the last week. The state also announced that another person has died from the virus, […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Keegan Temple

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Tunjung Tunjungbiru

© Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” in […]

Kelley gives up sabbatical; GM board votes no raises next year

Kelley gives up sabbatical; GM board votes no raises next year

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC At the Green Mountain Unified School District Board meeting on Thursday, May 21, Chester-Andover Elementary teacher Frank Kelley asked that his request for a one-year sabbatical be rescinded and he be re-instated for the 2020/21 school year. Approved at the Oct. 17 meeting, Kelley’s paid leave was […]

Chester OKs picnic tables on the Green as restaurants begin to reopen

Chester OKs picnic tables on the Green as restaurants begin to reopen Board reviews landscaping plan for public safety building

By Shawn Cunningham © 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC After a discussion about several aspects of their request, the Chester Select Board on Wednesday, May 20,  gave Scott Blair of Southern Pie Cafe and Jason Tostrup of the Free Range Restaurant permission to put five 6-foot picnic tables on the east end of the Green for […]

Some came, some stayed: Meet 2nd homeowners who made a tough choice about the lockdown

Some came, some stayed: Meet 2nd homeowners who made a tough choice about the lockdown

By Bob Behr ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC Brenda and Todd really, really love Vermont. In the winter, they ride with the Andover and Chester snowmobile clubs. When it’s summer, Brenda takes long off-the-beaten-path walks, Todd putters around their Andover property, and they both feast on a weekly CSA share from the nearby Abundance Acres. But […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Jacob Thomas

© Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” in […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Chase Rawson

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” […]

Electronics Collection in Derry;  Plant sale in Cavendish; BRGN plans to reopen thrift store

Electronics Collection in Derry; Plant sale in Cavendish; BRGN plans to reopen thrift store

May 30: Electronics Collection in Londonderry The Londonderry Solid Waste Group is sponsoring an Electronics Collection from 9 .m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 30 at Flood Brook School, 91 VT-11. Participants must wear a mask, stay in their vehicle and put all electronics in the trunk or way-back of their cars or beds […]

Whiting Library advocates for Green Up Day

Whiting Library advocates for Green Up Day

Everyone is invited to participate in a fun-filled Green Up Day, happening on Saturday, May 30. Come by the front yard of the Whiting Library at 117 Main St. in Chester between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. to get your official Green Up bag for litter collection. Raffle tickets for fun prizes will be available […]

VT & NH Rotary Clubs give $25,000 to food banks

VT & NH Rotary Clubs give $25,000 to food banks

Capitalizing on grant monies made available from Rotary International, Rotary District 7870 distributed $25,000 to New Hampshire and Vermont food banks in May. District 7870 consists of 60 Rotary Clubs in southern Vermont and southern New Hampshire, including those in Chester, Ludlow and Londonderry (Wantastiquet). The money – based on per capita calculations – amounted […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Nick Davis

© Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” in […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Angelae Wunderle

© Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” in […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Kamryn Ravlin

© Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” in […]

Pop-up test sites for asymptomatic residents

Pop-up test sites for asymptomatic residents

©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Department of Health is opening nearly two dozen additional pop-up sites statewide to test people who do not have symptoms of Covid-19 for the virus. Vermonters can find a list of the sites and make an appointment to be tested by clicking here, or by calling 2-1-1 or 802-828-2828. […]

Covid-19 cases rise by 18 in week; outdoor dining allowed at some restaurants

Covid-19 cases rise by 18 in week; outdoor dining allowed at some restaurants Springfield testing site to re-open on Tuesday, May 26

©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont Department of Health confirmed six new cases of Covid-19 on Thursday, bringing the state total to 952, an increase of 18 cases in the last week. Of the six new cases, one was reported in Windsor County and three were in Windham County. One new death has been reported […]

Green Mountain's Virtual Graduation Walk

Green Mountain’s Virtual Graduation Walk Noah Ogorzalek

© Telegraph Publishing, LLC Each day from May 2 until June 18, The Chester Telegraph will spotlight one member of the Green Mountain High School’s class of 2020. While nothing can replace the thrill of walking across the stage to receive your diploma at your high school graduation, we hope this moment “on stage” in […]