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Derry residents get rundown on feasibility study for water/wastewater systems

Derry residents get rundown on feasibility study for water/wastewater systems

By Bruce Frauman ©2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Monday, Jan. 27, about 20 Londonderry residents gathered at the Twitchell Building for the first of three planned public meetings about a study to be conducted on the feasibility of creating town water and wastewater systems. Planning Commission chair Sharon Crossman told the group, “Every time we […]

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 […]

Derry to undertake water/waste system study

Derry to undertake water/waste system study Local option tax, Williams Dam future also discussed

By Bruce Frauman ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Londonderry Select Board has agreed to move forward with a water and wastewater management study. At its Monday, Dec. 16 meeting, the board also agreed to authorize Town Administrator Shane O’Keefe to sign a contract for the study with a consultant recommended by the water/wastewater committee. O’Keefe […]

Derry board OKs Dufresne for wastewater feasibility study

Derry board OKs Dufresne for wastewater feasibility study

By Bruce Frauman ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Although meeting for less than 25 minutes, the Londonderry Select Board on Monday, Sept. 23 heard a complaint about maintenance of a road, talked about the current state of the road crew and approved a contract for a feasibility study, among other items. Contract OK’d for wastewater feasibility […]

Chester loses bid for Tomasso land, eyes gravel extraction at water tank property

Chester loses bid for Tomasso land, eyes gravel extraction at water tank property

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Town properties – current and potential – took up the majority of the Wednesday, May 15 Chester Select Board meeting as Chairman Arne Jonynas told the meeting that he had asked that the Tomasso property be put on the agenda to keep the public abreast of what […]

Chester solons mull water, gravel and Hogs

Chester solons mull water, gravel and Hogs

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Acting as the town’s Water and Sewer Commission, the Chester Select Board, at its April 17 meeting, approved taking out a $45,000 from the state’s Drinking Water and Groundwater Protection Division to inventory and map the entire water system. The Asset Management Planning loan is offered to […]

Derry board moves forward with feasibility study for water/waste water systems

Derry board moves forward with feasibility study for water/waste water systems

By Bruce Frauman ©2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Londonderry Select Board on April 1 voted to move forward with an application for funding for a feasibility study on water supply and wastewater systems through the Agency of Natural Resources Engineering Planning Advance program. Planning Commission member Gail Mann said a needs assessment of water and […]

Chester updated on Depot St. sidewalk project

Chester updated on Depot St. sidewalk project

By Shawn Cunningham © 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The main event at Wednesday’s Chester Select Board meeting – a public hearing on the federally funded sidewalk project along Depot Street – almost didn’t happen when the presenters were unable to make their PowerPoint presentation work. But when the situation seemed darkest, outgoing board member Dan […]

Chester Water Commission, Select Board agendas for Feb. 13

The Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. It will be followed by the Special Meeting of the Chester Select Board. Below are their agendas. These meetings had been scheduled for last Wednesday, Feb. 6 Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners agenda 1. […]

CANCELED: Chester Water Commissioners, Select Board agenda for Feb. 6

CANCELED: Chester Water Commissioners, Select Board agenda for Feb. 6

The Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 6 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. It will be followed by the Special Meeting of the Chester Select Board. Below are their agendas. Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners agenda 1. Citizen Comments 2. Set Water Rate 3. Adjourn Chester Select […]

GMUSD board chair says town failed to share info on water system problem

GMUSD board chair says town failed to share info on water system problem

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC What did school authorities know and when did they know it became the focus of the Sept. 19 Chester Select Board as Green Mountain Unified School District board chair Marilyn Mahusky chided the town for not informing the school of the water system deficiency that led to […]

Chester officials say they've kept CAES apprised of water main issue

Chester officials say they’ve kept CAES apprised of water main issue

By Shawn Cunningham ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC With new water pipes being laid from Main Street to Chester-Andover Elementary School, Green Mountain Unified School District Board chair Marilyn Mahusky is claiming that the town did not keep the school system informed about a water system deficiency that led to a flood at the elementary school. […]

Water, re-appraisal at Chester Select Board meeting

Water, re-appraisal at Chester Select Board meeting

By Shawn Cunningham © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC At the Chester Select Board’s Aug. 8 meeting, member Dan Cote asked that Water and Sewer Superintendent Jeff Holden come before the board to speak about the capacity of the town’s infrastructure, since it might be an attraction for business. Coincidentally, the next meeting came at the […]

Derry board mulls upgraded water, sewer system

Derry board mulls upgraded water, sewer system Energy Amendment to Town Plan ready for reading

By Bruce Frauman ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Planning Commission member Larry Gubb spoke extensively with the Londonderry Select Board on Monday about problems that community members — especially businesses — are expected to face in light of state regulations that require more physical distance between water sources and sewer systems. The commission, he said, did […]

Weston Board tackles well water, copper pipes

Weston Board tackles well water, copper pipes

By Bruce Frauman © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The town of Weston is seeking help from a water specialist with the consulting firm Stantec concerning the well and water supply system that serves the Weston Country Store and the town-owned building that houses the Little School. Stantec’s Oscar Garcia sent a letter to the Weston […]

Derry to pursue pilot sanitation project

Derry to pursue pilot sanitation project Platt properties are final FEMA flood mitigation projects

By Bruce Frauman ©2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Londonderry Select Board on Monday night approved a proposal from Planning Commission chair Sharon Crossman to write a letter of interest to the Rich Earth Institute and the Windham Regional Commission to be chosen for a Village Sanitation Pilot Project. The Select Board has been considering participating […]

Chester water rate hiked; bond plan to include road compactor<br><small>State looks at possible wetlands; Yosemite Fire House nears last hurdle</small>

Chester water rate hiked; bond plan to include road compactor
State looks at possible wetlands; Yosemite Fire House nears last hurdle

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC A mercifully short Chester Select Board meeting was made all the more remarkable on Wednesday, Nov. 15 by the fact that it was two meetings. Before its regular, third-Wednesday-of-the-month session, the board convened a quick meeting of the Chester Water Commission to raise the equivalent unit rate […]

Holden explains Chester water situation; boil order could be lifted today

Holden explains Chester water situation; boil order could be lifted today

By Shawn Cunningham © Telegraph Publishing LLC Water Superintendent Jeff Holden told the Chester Select Board last night that the first of two tests of the town’s water system came back clean after a construction mishap pulled dirt into the water system on Monday. That prompted the town to issue the “boil water” order for […]

Act 250 permit for Chester water tank restricts gravel extraction plan

Act 250 permit for Chester water tank restricts gravel extraction plan

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Friday, the District #2 Environmental Commission issued a permit to allow Chester to build a water tank and transmission line on 139 acres of land east of Green Mountain Union High School. But the Act 250 permit seems likely to make further development on the site […]

Chester water rates increase; Coach Road water pipes to be 'looped'

Chester water rates increase; Coach Road water pipes to be ‘looped’

By Christian Avard © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Chester residents and second homeowners will be seeing an increase in water rates with their next bill. Acting as the town’s Water Commissioners, the Chester Select Board approved a $2 water rate increase at its Aug. 17 meeting. Water users will be charged $46 per equivalent unit […]