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Run or Walk: GMUHS Interact Club 5K race Saturday

Run or Walk: GMUHS Interact Club 5K race Saturday

The Green Mountain Union High School Interact Club will be holding its annual 5K race Saturday, June 6 to benefit the Chester-Andover Family Center. Runners and walkers are asked to gather at Chester-Andover Elementary School, 72 Main St., for 7:30 a.m. with race kickoff at 8 a.m. The race is a good way to test […]

SMCS honors EMS teams from 10 communities

Springfield Medical Care Systems honored 70 local emergency medical staff and volunteers, on Tuesday, May 19, at a dinner at Crown Point Country Club, in celebration of Emergency Medical Services Week, May 17  through May 23 . “We want to recognize and thank each of you for the work you do, putting yourself on the […]

Not just for kids: When it's raining, pore over these fun books

Not just for kids: When it’s raining, pore over these fun books

By John Hoover ©2015-Telegraph Publishing LLC June is the month that summer really begins and for our younger readers, the month school lets out for the longest break of the year. So, young readers, what are you going to do with all your free time? I’m sure you’ll have lots of things planned and, I […]

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Upcoming events: Springfield Players presents ‘Lion in Winter;’ BRAC museum reopens; program on bats; Summer filled with library special events; and balloon fest in New York

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. Theater June 5: Springfield Players kicks off 2015 season The Springfield Community Players will present The Lion in Winter, a witty tale of palace intrigue and […]

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Rockingham Library board seeks nominees; teams form for July 18 Race for Cure

The Rockingham Library’s Board of Trustees currently has a vacancy, and is looking for nominees. The Rockingham Select Board will appoint the new trustee after receiving nominations from the library board. The appointee will then serve until the next annual Town Meeting in March 2016, when a permanent trustee will be elected for a 3-year […]

Library on sustainable architecture, landscape design open to public

A small library on sustainable architecture and landscape design — just a short trip from Londonderry, Grafton and Chester — is being opened until mid-September to anyone, free of charge. Call 802-875-2194 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily for an appointment. The library is located at 578 Hitchcock Hill Road, just off Route 121 […]

Two refreshing watermelon desserts in time for summer

Two refreshing watermelon desserts in time for summer

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Place 3 pounds of watermelon chunks (without the seeds) in a food processor or blender (in batches) and puree on high until it is as smooth as possible. This will take no longer than one minute. Transfer to a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Meanwhile, in a bowl, blend together 2/3 […]

West River Farmers Market kicks off season in Londonderry

West River Farmers Market kicks off season in Londonderry

The West River Farmers Market, at the flashing light at Route 11 and 100 in Londonderry, kicked off its 2015 season under bright but chilly skies. That didn’t dampen the spirits of the 40 or so vendors and their eager customers who all seemed pleased to be back after a long cold winter. Farmers offered […]

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Upcoming events: Learn Italian; a month of yoga for kids and parents; River Singers concert in Grafton; libraries host events from financial understanding, book talks, art exhibits and health workshops

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. Classes June 3: Beginning, Intermediate Italian lessons begin A Beginning Italian class will run for six weeks on Wednesdays at Misty Valley Books, 7 – 8:30 […]

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Wilder Library seeks book donations for fund-raiser; Kids’ Cakes for Mom raises dough for Vermont Race for the Cure

Wilder Memorial Library at 24 Lawrence Hill Road in Weston is collecting used hardcover or paperback books, either for children or adults, for their Annual Book Sale fundraiser. They are also looking for DVDs and books on CD in good, working condition. They will not accept smelly, mildewed books, textbooks or encyclopedias. Donations will be […]

Peach melba lace cookie sandwiches a yummy gluten-free alternative

Peach melba lace cookie sandwiches a yummy gluten-free alternative

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com Boy oh boy. When you make a crunchy sandwich out of peaches and raspberries, you will be ready to make them again the next day. You’ll adore not only the healthy aspect of these simply made “florentines,” but you’ll love the perfect blend of flavors. You can substitute all-purpose flour with […]

Whiting Library offering passes to historic sites

The Whiting Library is once again offering free or discounted passes to Vermont historical sites, Vermont day parks and regional museums. This includes eight Vermont state historical sites: Bennington Battle Monument, Chimney Point in Addison, Hubbardton Battlefield, Justin Morrill Homestead in Strafford, Mount Independence in Orwell, Old Constitution House in Windsor, the home of President […]

Weston Playhouse offers discount tickets to Vermonters

Weston Playhouse offers discount tickets to Vermonters

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company kicks off its 79th season with a family-friendly performance schedule and discounts for Vermonters. “There’s something for everyone on our stages this year,” says Producing Artistic Director Steve Stettler, “and with our ability to offer major local discounts, we hope that our neighbors from throughout the state will come make […]

Upcoming events: Visit artist studios this weekend; two free films to be shown; environmental lecture series set; libraries to hold a slew of activities; and tag and estate sales

Upcoming events: Visit artist studios this weekend; two free films to be shown; environmental lecture series set; libraries to hold a slew of activities; and tag and estate sales

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. Arts May 23: Open Studio Tour includes Chester Art Loop On Memorial Day Weekend, Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24, Vermont Crafts Council’s Spring Open […]

Kurn Hattin luncheon held to honor more than 100 volunteers

Kurn Hattin luncheon held to honor more than 100 volunteers

WESTMINSTER K urn Hattin Homes for Children held its Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on Thursday, April 30 to honor and thank the more than 100 volunteers who devoted their personal time and energy throughout the year. Executive Director Connie Sanderson thanked the volunteers for their selflessness, also acknowledging their importance in making a long-term difference […]

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Springfield community fundraiser aids three organizations; Post Office collects food for CAFC

Springfield on the Move, the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Springfield Rotary Club each received $3,450 from the proceeds of a community fundraiser, which consisted of ticket sales for a series of weekly drawings that culminated in a $2,000 Grand Prize award. Throughout the winter months, each group sold raffle tickets. The prizes […]

Weston Playhouse offers two summer theater programs for students

Weston Playhouse offers two summer theater programs for students

The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company is offering two fun theater opportunities for students this summer. Weston’s Student Ambassador Program provides 15 students with free admission to all seven summer shows, and an opportunity to discover how professional productions go from planning to stage. Backstage tours, first read-throughs, tech rehearsals, actor/director talkbacks and more are part […]

Going on a picnic? Don't forget this 'ultimate glazed chicken'

Going on a picnic? Don’t forget this ‘ultimate glazed chicken’

By Jim Bailey theyankeechef.blogspot.com This is what I consider to be the picnic chicken. You know the kind: dripping with glaze and so sticky that the only way to clean up after yourself is with a wet washcloth. Honestly, it might take a dozen wet naps to clean your hands alone. So get out the potato salad […]

Plastic surgeon opens office at Chester Family Medicine

Plastic surgeon opens office at Chester Family Medicine

Springfield Medical Care Systems welcomes Gerald A. Drabyn, MD, FACS.  Dr. Drabyn is a board-certified plastic surgeon with more than 35 years of experience in hand, skin, burn and other cosmetic surgeries. Drabyn works with children as well as adults, and specializes in cleft lip and palate surgery, cosmetic surgery and breast augmentation, reduction and […]

Upcoming events: Community Cares dinner and senior club luncheon; events at area libraries; outdoor adventures for all ages and rummage sales

Upcoming events: Community Cares dinner and senior club luncheon; events at area libraries; outdoor adventures for all ages and rummage sales

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. Clubs & organizations 3rd Annual Spaghetti Dinner to benefit local seniors The third Annual Spaghetti Dinner hosted by Community Cares Network of Chester-Andover Inc. will be […]