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  1. Chester Select Board calls special meeting on water projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Chester Telegraph

    n the heels of the defeat of a ratification vote on the water system upgrade funding, the Chester Select Board has called a special meeting for noon on Thursday, July 2 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. The meeting agenda includes an update/discussion on the ...

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  2. Chester Select Board Special Meeting, Thursday, July 2Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Chester Telegraph

    The Chester Select Board has called a special meeting for noon, Thursday, July 2 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St., to discuss the water project.

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  3. One Life to Give by Author Rick Blaisdell on Display at International Christian Retail ShowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Christian Newswire

    Contact: Rick Blaisdell, 802-376-5043, rfblais@comcast.net ; www.onelifetogivebook.com CHESTER, Vt., July 1, 2015 / Christian Newswire / -- Vermont Pastor/Author Rick Blaisdell's new book, One Life to Give-Living Water for Thirsty Souls , will be on display at the International Christian Retail Show in Orlando, FL from June 28-July 1, 2015. This event is one of the largest exhibitions of Christian books, with attendees and buyers from more than 50 countries participating.

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  4. Peer review questions proposed Chester Jiffy Mart's traffic numbersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | The Chester Telegraph

    The review was presented on Monday night, when the Chester Development Review Board reconvened the flood hazard and conditional use permit hearings to take testimony on the proposed 5,000-square-foot Jiffy Mart at the corner of Pleasant and Main streets. The question for the evening, taken from town zoning regulations was whether the project will "have an undue adverse effect [on] traffic on roads and highways in the vicinity."

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  5. Chester voters overturn earlier vote approving water projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Chester Telegraph

    The final tally was 69 yes to 74 no . The ratification vote was necessitated when the Town of Chester failed to warn the original vote for three consecutive weeks as required by state statute.

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  6. Q&A: Attorney Alan Biederman on the latest Zaremba/Dollar General victoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Chester Telegraph

    Alan Biederman represented Zaremba Group, the developer of the proposed Dollar General store in Chester, during the Act 250 appeals brought by opponents of the project. He is a lawyer in Rutland who is happily heading toward retirement.

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  7. Crown Point Realtors raise funds for fire victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Chester Telegraph

    ... local family or families in need. This past year, has been an especially hard year with several local families from Chester, Grafton and Mount Holly suffering total losses due to house fires. The money raised is being split up and distributed to ...

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  8. Chester quilter Ippolito makes history with top two awards from state quilt festRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Chester Telegraph

    orma Ippolito of Chester received the top two awards at the Vermont Quilt Festival held this past weekend at the Champlain Valley Expo in Essex Junction. Along with a ribbon for Exceptional Merit, her quilt, "Celestial Sedona," won ribbons for Best ...

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  9. Upcoming events: Learn about scrapbooking; Independence Day...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | The Chester Telegraph

    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.

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  10. Whiting Library seeks youth services librarianRead the original story

    Monday Jun 29 | The Chester Telegraph

    hiting Library on Main Street in Chester is seeking a youth services librarian. The position entails all aspects of librarianship, programming and attention to the needs of children and teens. The candidate must be creative, dynamic and flexible, ...

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  11. In OK'ing Dollar General 'warehouse,' state Supreme ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Chester Telegraph

    The community opposition, an informal group calling itself Smart Growth Chester, came together in mid-2011 when plans to build the project were first proposed. In the process, it has appealed permits and decision six times, locally and at the state level.

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  12. Water main break in Chester means 'all-nighter' for town crewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | The Chester Telegraph

    ... broken water main. Photos by Shawn Cunningham. break in an 8-inch water main on Depot Street near Maple Street in Chester around 4 p.m. yesterday brought out a town crew that was expected to work through the night to make repairs. Until Water ...

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  13. Chester board reappoints DRB members without advertising openingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Chester Telegraph

    But the board re-appoinnted members of the Development Review Board without advertising, posting the positions or interviewing candidates as part of a process that it established in 2013. Harold Johnson, chair of the Andover Select Board, discusses the emergency services MOU with the Chester Select Board.

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  14. Families crowd GMUHS for graduating Class of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Chester Telegraph

    ... new friends and to find your place in the community that is around you But we need to remember that this community (Chester) will always be here for us, as it always has been." Class guest speaker Melissa Palmer, a social studies teacher who was ...

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  15. Supreme Court finds for Dollar General in zoning appeal; Act 250 appeal still pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | The Chester Telegraph

    The following day, the "rocket docket" as the panel is known filed an opinion rejecting the appeal and affirming the environmental court's decision. The appeal hinged on the opponents' contention that Chester's Development Review Board rejected the only expert testimony offered at the hearings - that of landscape architect Jean Vissering - without explaining the basis for the rejection.

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  16. Lisai's taps into new market with draught craft beer to goRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Chester Telegraph

    isai's Chester Market has just become one of the few groceries - two as far as can be determined - in Vermont to sell growlers - those 64- and 32-ounce bottles of specialty beers tapped from a keg at the time of sale. After spending the winter ...

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  17. Chester to hold two public meetings and a vote next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | The Chester Telegraph

    The Town of Chester will hold an informational meeting ahead of a second vote on the town's $4 million water project. This is happening because the first vote was not properly warned for three consecutive weeks in a newspaper.

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  18. Upcoming events: Quilt fest; fund-raising for BRAM, Race for Cure,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Chester Telegraph

    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.

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  19. Green Mountain seniors honored with scholarships and awardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | The Chester Telegraph

    ... wart and Rokes all received one year, $1,000 awards; Griswold received the four-year $1,000 a year Ladd Scholarship. Chester Rotary photo.

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  20. Chester Development Review Board for June 22, 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | The Chester Telegraph

    The Chester Development Review Board will meet at 6 p.m. Monday, June 22 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. Below is its agenda.

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