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Chester, Connecticut is located in Middlesex County. Zip codes in Chester, CT include 06412. The median home price in Chester is $305,000 which is roughly $174/per square foot. More Chester information.

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Region 4 Budget Proposal Heads to Referendum

After an April 7 public hearing that drew very few residents, the Region 4 Board of Education voted to recommend an $18.4 million budget to taxpayers of Chester, Deep River, and Essex in a referendum May 6 from noon to 8 p.m. The recommended budget will cover expenditures for the 2014-2015 fiscal year for the district's two regional schools, John ... (more)


Tue Apr 08, 2014

Region 4 School Board Stands by Proposed $18.37 Million Education Budget After Quiet Public Hearing

REGION 4 - The Region 4 Board of Education will stand by it's proposed $18,377,431 education budget for 2014-2015 after a quiet and sparsely attended public hearing Monday.


Tue Apr 01, 2014

Proposed $18.77 Million Region 4 Education Budget for 2014-2015 Goes to Public Hearing Monday

REGION 4 - A proposed $18,377,431 district education budget for 2014-2015 will be presented at a public hearing Monday at 7 p.m. at John Winthrop Middle School in Deep River.


Sat Mar 29, 2014

Region 4 Elementary Schools Begin Breakfast Program

REGION 4 - District elementary schools have begun offering breakfast to students in a grant-funded program that is expected to continue in future school years.


Fri Mar 28, 2014

Concert in the Garden with the Michelle Walker Jazz Quartet - May 15

The next CONCERT IN THE GARDEN with the Michelle Walker Jazz Quartet is on Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 7 - 9pm at the Leif Nilsson Spring Street Studio & Gallery at One Spring Street, Chester, CT.


Deep River-Chester Lions Club Pig Roast & Chicken Barbecue - Apr.26

Dreaming of Summer? Come on down to the Deep River-Chester Lions Club Pig Roast & Chicken Barbecue on April 26, starting at 6:00pm at St. Joseph's Parish Center in Chester.


Celebrate Poetry with Chester Poets - Apr. 7

Four Chester published poets will read some of their work at the Chester Library's free program, Chester Voices, on Monday, April 7 at 7 p.m. at the Chester Meeting House.


Chester and Old Saybrook Receive $5K Energy Efficiency Grants

R: Commissioner Robert Klee, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection; Richard Holloway from the Chester Conservation Commission; Chester First Selectman Edward Meehan and Tilak Subrahmanian, Vice President of Energy Efficiency at Northeast Utilities.


Tue Mar 25, 2014

25-year-old Prizewinning Pianist to Perform in Chester

International prizewinning pianist Kuok-Wai Lio will perform at the Chester Meeting House on Sunday, April 6 at 5 p.m. The concert is the third in the 40th anniversary season of the Robbie Collomore Concert Series.


Sun Mar 23, 2014

Washington Times

Conn. man facing sex charge in Mass.

A Connecticut man who is accused of traveling to the Boston area expecting to have sex with a minor is headed to court.


The Day

Region can take pride in feeding needy

The inviting aroma of fresh-brewed coffee mingles with the sounds of laughter and conversation when each church in the Shoreline Soup Kitchens & Pantries network hosts a community meal.


Fri Mar 21, 2014

CBSRZ Hosts the Second Night of Passover - Apr. 15

Do you remember the smell of Grandma's Matzah Ball soup simmering on the stove as she prepared for Passover seder? If you are looking for an opportunity to reconnect with your Jewish heritage, please give us a call to learn about our PASSOVER ACROSS AMERICA seder at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek in Chester, CT.


Religious School of CBSRZ Holding Open House Apr. 6

The Religious School of Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek will be holding an Open House on Sunday, April 6th at 10 am at the synagogue in Chester.


Music & More Present David Pittsinger and Patricia Schuman - Apr. 20

What does an opera singer do when, in the middle of an aria, a fire breaks out on the set? What does the lead soprano do with all those stage-door Johnnies who stalk her after the show? And what happens if, during a performance of the Marriage of Figaro, the bass/baritone and the soprano fall in love - for real? All of these topics, and others, are ... (more)


Thu Mar 20, 2014

Meet Chester Centenarian, Eliane Koeves, and Authors of her Memoir - Mar. 27

Eliane Koeves, shown here at age 14, is now 100 and living a very full life in Chester.



Flood Warning for Middlesex County was issued at April 18 at 11:37AM EDT


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