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Telegraph announces partnership with NewsBank

© 2015-Telegraph Publishing LLC The Chester Telegraph announced today that it has entered into an agreement with NewsBank through which The Telegraph’s contents will become part of NewsBank’s Access World News, a web-based searchable archive that provides access to more than 9,000 newspapers and information sources from around the globe. Founded in 1972, with headquarters […]

2nd annual Gordon fundraiser draws a crowd to help fill scholarship coffers

By Gloria Dufield © 2015-Telegraph Publishing LLC A brief return to winter temperatures didn’t keep friends, family and community members from attending the second annual Heath Gordon Scholarship Fundraiser at the Chester American Legion on Saturday night. More than 200 people attended the musical event, which also included a 50/50 raffle and both a live […]

Andover Select Board postpones vote on Chester emergency services MOU

By Shawn Cunningham © 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC After the presentation of an “old school” handwritten spreadsheet made by board chairman Harold “Red” Johnson that analyzed the town’s equipment with an eye toward balancing maintenance with new purchases, the Andover Select Board, in its Monday, March 23 meeting turned its attention to an Memorandum of […]

Municipal water upgrade, land purchase discussed by Chester Select Board

By Shawn Cunningham © 2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC With uncertainties about how long state funding will be available and a number of questions unanswered, the upgrade to Chester’s municipal water system took center stage in the second Select Board meeting in a row that came in under two hours in length. Also at the Wednesday […]

Winners announced for growing St. Luke’s LEGO Contest

This year’s LEGO Contest, sponsored by St. Luke’s Episcopal Church and held on Saturday March 21 at the NewsBank Conference Center in Chester, was the largest exhibition in the four years of the event. The number of 2015 entries increased over those from last year by 33 percent to total of 67, exhibitors coming from […]

Donors turn out to two events to help fire victims

By Shawn Cunningham ©2015 Telegraph Publishing LLC Pleasant Street in Chester was lined with cars and the Pizza Stone was crowded on Monday night, March 16, as droves of people turned out to help those who have lost their homes to fires this winter. Two dozen restaurants, markets and food manufacturers donated tables of food […]