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Playhouse offers 'Weston 101' ed program in-person and online

Playhouse offers ‘Weston 101’ ed program in-person and online

In anticipation of its 80th performance season, Weston Playhouse Theatre Company is launching “Weston 101” in February. This groundbreaking educational program will bring the excitement of the summer productions into the off-season with a series of Thursday evening classes held in the Hunter Seminar Room of Burr and Burton Academy, 57 Seminary Ave. in Manchester. […]

Community events: Jan. 15 through Jan. 20

Community events: Jan. 15 through Jan. 20

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. Jan. 15: Grounded4Life features Jason O’Brian Jason O’Brian, a new […]

Arts Events: Jan. 11 through Jan. 19

Arts Events: Jan. 11 through Jan. 19

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. Jan 11:  Artist’s paintings, jewelry and sculpture on exhibit Beginning […]

BRGNS hires new program administrator

BRGNS hires new program administrator

Black River Good Neighbor Services in Ludlow announces that Krey Kellington is its new program administrator in charge of the food shelf and related programs. Most recently Kellington was a housing/property manager for the Housing Trust of Rutland County. BRGNS board President Peter LaBelle says that the program administrator also supports the administration of financial […]

Ascutney Partnership honors Windsor residents for safe sidewalks

Ascutney Partnership honors Windsor residents for safe sidewalks

Windsor residents Robert Haight and Donna Ewald recently received Mt. Ascutney Prevention Partnership’s December Community Champions award for their efforts in keeping the town of Windsor safe through their support during recent sidewalk repair projects. Haight, Windsor’s zoning administrator,  and Ewald, a physical education teacher, have been instrumental in creating safe sidewalks in and around […]

A creamy and cheesy potato dish to add to your favorites

A creamy and cheesy potato dish to add to your favorites

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com These creamy cheddar-potato custards offer just the right amount of sweetness in a a pungent and delightfully silken custard. It is phenomenally creamy, low in fat and ultimately satisfying. 3/4 cup evaporated skim (fat-free) milk 1/3 cup mashed sweet potato 1/4 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese 1 egg 2 egg whites […]

2016 Chester Winter Carnival announces schedule

2016 Chester Winter Carnival announces schedule

The schedule for the 2016 Chester Winter Carnival has been announced. Friday, Feb. 12 5:30-8 p.m. Dinner and a movie for the kids  at Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main St. Saturday, Feb. 13 8-10:30 Breakfast at the Chester American Legion, Route 103 South. 11 a.m. Sled Races at the Pinnacle Recreation Area on Lovers Lane. […]

Foodbank Mobile Pantry to drop off in Springfield

Foodbank Mobile Pantry to drop off in Springfield

On the second Friday of every month, the Vermont Foodbank “Veggie VanGo” Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Springfield Hospital Meeting House, on the hill opposite the hospital on Ridgewood Road, to distribute food for those who need it. Its next visit is from 10 to 11 a.m. tomorrow, Friday, Jan. 8. The Foodbank […]

Events in the Arts: Music in Putney, Grafton on Jan. 9

Events in the Arts: Music in Putney, Grafton on Jan. 9

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. Jan. 9: Next Stage Arts Project’s celebrates renovation Next Stage […]

Events in the Community: Jan. 7 to  Jan. 14

Events in the Community: Jan. 7 to Jan. 14

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. January: Main Street Arts winter 2016 class line-up Main Street […]

Springfield Hospital receives grant for Child Birth Center

Springfield Hospital receives grant for Child Birth Center

Springfield Hospital has received $25,000 from the Charles R. Wood Foundation to replace ultrasound equipment in its Child Birth Center. The center is one of the few remaining birthing options in the region.  The center is comprised of two labor and delivery rooms and three post-partum rooms. Ultrasound equipment plays an important role in the […]

Winter is the season for reading by the fire

Winter is the season for reading by the fire

By John Hoover ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC As we enter into January, the days are starting to lengthen but the temperatures and precipitation are telling us that we are a long way from spring. If the past is any indication, I imagine we can expect some significant snowstorms this month, so besides bringing in firewood […]

Hearty potato dish is a meal-in-itself

Hearty potato dish is a meal-in-itself

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com In the style of the classic Duchess potatoes, I added earthy tones and and a cheesy crust. A little bit of the South rounds off this meal-in-itself and if served with a salad and a hunk of crusty bread, you won’t miss protein.   1 (15-ounce) can collard greens * Nonstick […]

Kurn Hattin children share in the holiday spirit of giving

Kurn Hattin children share in the holiday spirit of giving

The 101 children of Kurn Hattin Homes celebrated the spirit of giving during the holiday season this year with the help of several individuals and businesses in the community. Tim Mollica of Christmas Trees of Vermont and his family donated 11 trees, hand-picked by the children. The children and staff put on their holiday sparkles […]

Volunteers sought for Chester anniversary celebration

Volunteers sought for Chester anniversary celebration

Want to help plan a 250th birthday party for the Town of Chester? The Chester Select Board is looking for folks to join a committee that will plan the 250th Birthday Celebration in honor of the New York patent in 2016. The roles are numerous and varied. The first planning meeting is for 7 p.m. […]

2016 Cavendish calendars still available

2016 Cavendish calendars still available

The Cavendish Community and Conservation Association’s 2016 calendars are still for sale at Crow’s Bakery, 73 Depot St. in Proctorsville or at the Cavendish Town Offices on 37 High St. Calendars may be purchased for $10 each with proceeds to support the work of the group. Cavendish residents submitted their images for use in the […]

In the Arts: 'Frozen' film and fiddle music open 2016

In the Arts: ‘Frozen’ film and fiddle music open 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. Jan. 2: ‘Frozen’ is first FOLA movie for 2016 The […]

A classic southern pie gets a Yankee twist

A classic southern pie gets a Yankee twist

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Jefferson Davis, the only president of the Confederacy, has been punked … with punkin, that is! Want a great, timeless Southern pie with a Yankee influence that tastes exactly like a  punkin’chip cookie? Both North and South are equally represented here in a dessert that is outrageously good. Classically, Jefferson Davis […]

Cavendish CCA's calendars still available

Cavendish CCA’s calendars still available

The Cavendish Community and Conservation Association still has copies of its 2016 calendars for sale. The calendars feature colorful pictures of Cavendish scenes, shot by Cavendish residents  chosen by the public in a contest last spring. The calendars are great gifts for Vermont residents or those who wish they were. They are on sale for […]

Arts event: Dec. 28: Jazz benefit concert for Cuba music trip

Arts event: Dec. 28: Jazz benefit concert for Cuba music trip

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. On Monday, Dec. 28, Main Street Arts will be the […]