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Community events: April 27 through May 2, 2016

Community events: April 27 through May 2, 2016

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 27: Rural Vermont hosts final Small Farm Action Day […]

Northern Stage delivers a farcical feast in 'Living Together,' first in 'Norman Conquests' trilogy

Northern Stage delivers a farcical feast in ‘Living Together,’
first in ‘Norman Conquests’ trilogy

By David Lampe-Wilson ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC White River Junction’s Northern Stage finishes off its 2015-16 season with Alan Ayckbourn’s comic Living Together, the first in a trilogy of plays known collectively as “The Norman Conquests” (more about that later). For anyone who delights in the absurdities of Britcoms, Living Together is a feast of […]

'Cheddah' polenta a knock-out side dish with roasted veggies

‘Cheddah’ polenta a knock-out side dish with roasted veggies

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This creamy, cheesy “cheddah” polenta makes a great side dish and is even better with the flavor of roasted vegetables, any way you choose to roast them. As for  “cheddah,”  live in Maine long enough and it becomes second-nature when the ‘ah’  flows from the brain to the fingertips when I […]

Community events: April 21 through April 24, 2016

Community events: April 21 through April 24, 2016

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 21: School vacation program focuses on bats Bat enthusiast […]

State bans certain waste from landfills, more changes coming

State bans certain waste from landfills, more changes coming

The Londonderry Solid Waste Group is reminding residents of Landgrove, Londonderry, Peru, Weston and Windham that banned from the landfill (trash) and must be recycled are aluminum and steel cans, aluminum foil and pie pans, glass bottles and jars from foods and beverages, PET and HDPE plastic bottles and jugs (#1 & #2), corrugated cardboard, […]

St. Luke's donates $250 to Whiting Youth Library; Weston resident wins Family Center rug; EdgarMay kicks off free community walks; Cavendish Calendar contest begins

St. Luke’s donates $250 to Whiting Youth Library; Weston resident wins Family Center rug; EdgarMay kicks off free community walks; Cavendish Calendar contest begins

The Whiting Library  has received a $250 donation from St. Luke’s Episcopal Church that came from proceeds from the church’s 2016 LEGO Contest. This is the fifth year that the LEGO Contest has been able to give a donation to help purchase books for the Whiting Library’s children’s section. For almost a month after the […]

Make a delicious -- but not-so-sweet -- Derby pie

Make a delicious — but not-so-sweet — Derby pie

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com The classic Derby pie was the brainchild of the Kern family of Kentucky some 50 years ago. I love almost everything about this pie, but to me, it is too heavy with sugar and reminds me of pecan pie, which I am not very fond of. So with the Kerns’ inspiration, […]

Fund-raiser pulls in $5,200 for new CAES playground, fire equipment

Fund-raiser pulls in $5,200 for new CAES playground, fire equipment

By Cynthia Prairie ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Chester-Andover Elementary School Parent-Teacher Group raised more than $5,200 on Saturday night during its free community supper and silent auction event held at the school.  Of the total, $3,700 becomes the fundraising base for a new playground and $1,500 will go to the Chester Fire Department for […]

Arts events: April 18, 2016

Arts events: April 18, 2016

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 18: Open rehearsal with Windham Orchestra On Monday, April 18 […]

Chester Scouts re-organizing; Springfield Rotary welcomes new members; CAFC prom sale extended; Northern Stage, Dartmouth team up

Chester Scouts re-organizing; Springfield Rotary welcomes new members; CAFC prom sale extended; Northern Stage, Dartmouth team up

About 14 boys and their parents met on Saturday, April 9 for an information meeting about Chester Cub Scout Pack 206. The meeting, held at Chester-Andover Elementary School,  the prospective Scouts built and launched soda bottle rockets as their parents learned about the opportunities and adventures of Scouting. Sponsored by the Chester Rotary Club, Cub […]

Community events: April 14 through April 20, 2016

Community events: April 14 through April 20, 2016

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 14: Author Isa Oehry shares life-changing adventure  Author Isa […]

Fluffy pancakes with macerated berries make a healthy meal

Fluffy pancakes with macerated berries make a healthy meal

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This recipe is inspired by my recent quest to prepare a meal for picky children while making it as healthy as possible with ingredients found easily. It’s easy to prepare, astonishing delicious and fat-free with the exception of the cooking spray. One quick note for any of you who may want […]

Arts events: April 7 through April 10, 2016

Arts events: April 7 through April 10, 2016

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 7: Popolo hosts wildlife sculpture exhibit On Thursday, April […]

Community events: April 7 through April 10, 2016

Community events: April 7 through April 10, 2016

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. April 7: Seminar set on Parkinson’s disease The Village at […]

From Buddhism to biography: Take a chance on non-fiction

From Buddhism to biography: Take a chance on non-fiction

By John Hoover ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Most often this column recommends works of fiction. This month, however, the folks at Misty Valley Books are suggesting some non-fiction works that we found to be informative, intriguing, educational and/or just plain good reads. From Buddhism to history and biography the books we’ve chosen for April are […]

Light citrus flavors of Louisiana perk up lamb meatballs

Light citrus flavors of Louisiana perk up lamb meatballs

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Cafe Brulot has been a favorite of Louisiana folks for many years, and no wonder. The gentle citrus flavors topped with orange liqueur will perk up anyone’s after-dinner festivities. I have taken this flavor and slathered it over lamb, making these the tastiest meatballs you will ever eat.   1 pound […]

Springfield Med offers free health ed classes, support groups

Springfield Med offers free health ed classes, support groups

Springfield Medical System’s Community Health Team has announced its free education offerings for 2016’s spring and summer months. There is no charge for any of the programs but space is limited and registration is required. Contact the Community Health Team for more information or to register, 802-886-8946 or email cht@springfieldmed.org. Classes meet at Springfield Health Center, […]

Community events: March 30-April 5, 2016

Community events: March 30-April 5, 2016

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. March 30: Small Farm Action Day in Montpelier On Wednesday, […]

Arts events: March 31-April 4, 2016

Arts events: March 31-April 4, 2016

For more upcoming events, click here for The Chester Telegraph calendar. To be included in our Upcoming events briefs, email Susan Lampe-Wilson at calendar@chestertelegraph.org. Photos welcome. No PDFs, please. Notices must be received by noon on Fridays to be eligible for publication the following week. March 31: GMUHS presents ‘Bye, Bye Birdie’ The Green Mountain […]

'The Mountaintop' an interesting trip, with a confusing view

‘The Mountaintop’ an interesting trip, with a confusing view

By David Lampe-Wilson ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC White River Junction’s Northern Stage continues its season with Katori Hall’s The Mountaintop, a fictionalized account of Martin Luther King Jr.’s final day, that begins as a realistic drama then veers into the otherworldly. And while the idea is an interesting one, the execution borders on the schizophrenic. […]