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Chester introduced to erosion, runoff issues in relatively quick Select Board meeting

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC “Wow,” exclaimed Chester Select Board member Bill Lindsay as that body adjourned its Wednesday, Feb. 3 meeting after only an hour and 12 minutes. While there may have been a light agenda, that’s seldom kept the board from adjourning before two hours. Katherine Otto of the Southern […]

GM hoopster Cooper McCoy hits 1,000 points

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Green Mountain Union High School’s Cooper McCoy passed the 1,000 point mark playing against Twin Valley on last Tuesday night. The 5-foot-8 inch point guard scored his milestone on a free throw as his parents — Jodie Parker Peebles and Brett McCoy and 30 friends and relatives  […]

Chester residents raise issues, ideas on economic development

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Business leaders said they see vast opportunities in Chester but told the Chester Planning Commission they are frustrated in their efforts to move forward with new ideas and plans. The commission was holding an information gathering session on Monday, Feb. 1, as part of the process of […]

GMUHS, CAES issue annual budget requests, annual reports

© 2016 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Green Mountain Union High and Chester-Andover Elementary schools have issued their annual reports for 2014-2015. The two reports, of more than 30 pages each, can be accessed online in The Chester Telegraph: GMUHS REPORT and CAES REPORT Each report contains the warnings for upcoming public meetings and votes, minutes […]

Challengers step up in Grafton, Chester Select Board races

By Cynthia Prairie and Shawn Cunningham ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Incumbents on both the Grafton and Chester select boards will face challenges to their seats when voters go to the polls on Town Meeting Day, which this year falls on Tuesday, March 1. In Grafton, chair Sam Battaglino has decided not to seek re-election after […]

Andover Select Board discusses road, water issues, approves budget and warning

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC The replacement of a box culvert will close the Andover-Weston Road at Simmonds Road for up to 30 days this summer, according to engineer Everett Hammond in a presentation to the Andover Select Board last night. The work is part of a culvert replacement project that will […]