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  1. Doris Freeman Obituary, 79Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Vermont Standard

    Graveside services will be held at a later date in Mount Holly for Doris Gertrude Freeman, 79, who passed away Feb. 13, at the Gill Odd Fellows Home, Ludlow. She was born in Chester on July 27, 1937, daughter of Guy and Gladys Trombley.

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  2. Sunny skies, lots of snow brighten Chester Winter Carnival 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Chester Telegraph

    In addition to sliding, broom hockey, horse drawn sleigh rides and pie tasting, there was disc golf and a snowshoe hike planned. While temperatures in the 50s were delightful during the day, the rink conditions deteriorated to a point where Saturday evening ice skating and the hockey games between the Chester and Proctorsville fire departments scheduled for Sunday had to be postponed.

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  3. To the editor: 'Main Street USA' in Chester is a fantasy worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chester Telegraph

    There's a movement afoot in Chester that seems intent upon driving the gentrification of our town. A small, but vocal and well-healed minority is attempting to drive their agenda of making Chester into a sort of "Main Street USA" fantasy world.

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  4. To the editor: Pass the Chester development bylawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chester Telegraph

    ... the document employs people in our town. One opposition member in a lengthy letter suggested people who live in Chester could work elsewhere as he and his wife do and he did not want to see construction equipment like dump trucks drive by his house. ...

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  5. Weekend cannoli shop opens in ChesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chester Telegraph

    The shop is located at 145 S. Main St., behind Chester Flowers and Village Children's Shop. It is open from 3 to 7 p.m. on Fridays and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays.

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  6. First Universalist donates $800 to new asylum programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Chester Telegraph

    From left, Laurel Green and Steve Crofter of Singing River Farm accepts a check for CASP from Nancy Davis of the First Universalist Parish. Steve Crofter and Laurel Green from the Singing River Farm in Chester and other concerned citizens formed the Community Asylum Seekers Project to assist asylum families.

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  7. Chester's rookie K-9 captures a lot of attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Chester Telegraph

    Dutch, a Dutch shepherd belonging to Chester Police Chief Rick Cloud, has been learning on the job, but his formal, 6-week training begins on March 6. According to Cloud, Dutch will be trained to sniff out seven types of drugs along with patrol, tracking and officer protection. Once fully trained, Dutch will be tested and must find all seven drugs in a car, a home and a warehouse.

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  8. Green Mountain RED merger moves forward; Ludlow, Mt. Holly reject planRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Chester Telegraph

    n Monday night, school merger study committee representatives from Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish and Chester who are working to form a Regional Education District heard from Mount Holly and Ludlow reps that those towns will not participate in the RED ...

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  9. Ludlow, Mt. Holly schools close door on RED; 3 options remainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | The Chester Telegraph

    In closing the door, members and attendees cited the "unfairness" of those towns in moving toward a deadline and questioned their commitment to greater educational opportunities for their students. In recent weeks, representatives of the towns of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish and Chester have been working on an agreement that they can send to the March 14 meeting of the Vermont State Board of Education for review and approval before it can go before the voters of the four towns in April.

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  10. To the editor: Arrison announces candidacy for Chester Select BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Chester Telegraph

    I've lived in Chester for 45 years. Twenty-six years ago, I brought my auto racing business to Chester, where it has thrived.

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  11. Chester Select Board meeting for Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Chester Telegraph

    The Chester Select Board will hold a public hearing on the Chapters 2 and 3 of the proposed Unified Development Bylaws at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, after which it will go into its Select Board hearing. Both meetings will be held at Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm St. in Chester.

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  12. Phoenix Books, owner of Chester shop, buys Woodstock storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | The Chester Telegraph

    he owners of Phoenix Books, a Vermont-owned bookstore with locations in Essex, Burlington, Rutland and Chester, have purchased Woodstock's Yankee Bookshop, the oldest continuously operated independent bookstore in Vermont. Phoenix's Michael DeSanto ...

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  13. Chester board hears comment on zoning regs; will interview appointments in publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Chester Telegraph

    Chester resident Philip Perlah reads a letter citing his objections to the bylaws into the record. Photos by Shawn Cunningham.

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  14. Chester Police Log for Dec. 2, 2016 to Jan. 31, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | The Chester Telegraph

    Editor's Note: The Chester Telegraph Police Log is a sampling of incidents directly from Chester Police reports. In general, we do not identify individual victims of crimes nor those who have been arrested.

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  15. TRSU 'Red' Sub-committee meeting agenda for Feb. 13, 2017Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Chester Telegraph

    The Two Rivers Supervisory Union Act 46 Sub-Committee studying a Regional Education District for the towns of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish and Chester will hold a meeting on Monday, Feb. 13 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the Library Learning Commons at Green Mountain Union High School, 716 Route 103 South in Chester.

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  16. To the editor: Gustafson announces run for Chester Select BoardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | The Chester Telegraph

    My name is Lee Gustafson, and I am running for a one-year term for Select Board. I have lived in Chester since 2002, built my own house, and established a successful renewable energy business serving local and neighboring community residents.

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  17. Online business workshop in Chester; Ludlow Dental gets grants for dental laserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Chester Telegraph

    Entitled "Online Business Done Right The First Time," the session will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 9 at the Newsbank Conference Center, 352 Main St., Chester. The workshop begins from the premise that establishing a robust online presence is essential to a company's success and that customers expect to find a business quickly and easily when they look online.

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  18. Music in Meadow set June dates; pre-register for annual LEGO contest; Thrift shop seeks prom clothesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Chester Telegraph

    This year's concert will be held on Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25 at the Motel in the Meadow, Rte. 11 West, in Chester.

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  19. Chester Winter Carnival schedule of eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Chester Telegraph

    he Chester Winter Carnival is scheduled for Friday, Feb. 17 through Sunday, Feb. 19. Most outdoor events will take place at the Pinnacle off Lovers Lane in Chester. Below is the schedule of events. Please note that some events have fees attached. ...

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  20. 4 Chester firefighters certified for ice water rescueRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 6 | The Chester Telegraph

    Members of the Chester Fire Department training in ice water rescue in Proctorsville. From left, Firefighter Larry Edwards, Firefighter James Ravlin, Assistant Chief Ben Whalen, Firefighter Nick Trask and Capt.

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