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VIEWPOINT: An alternative to Dollar General?

Posted On Sunday, 18 September 2011
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Community Organization News (2)

Free Summer Concert Series begins July 12

Posted On Monday, 09 July 2012
The Chester Rotary's Annual Summer Concert Series will be held five Thursdays in a row starting July 12. All concerts are free and will be held on the...
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Winter Carnival -- Changes in Schedule Thanks to Weather

Posted On Thursday, 16 February 2012
The Chester Winter Carnival is still on with lots of activities. But a few scheduled events have had to be canceled thanks to the weather, which over ...
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Neighborhood News (1)

Rain, finally and not like before

Posted On Monday, 23 April 2012
The first drops were near the wash basin, through a light fixture. A tarp went up on the cabin roof. A bucket on the floor. The next are in the living...
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Road Closure Updates (5)

Community Potluck Celebration for the Bridge Re-opening, Date Change

Posted On Wednesday, 13 July 2011
Elise Junker of Gallery 103 has announced that due to unforeseen circumstances, the date and time of the Chester Community Celebration  for the B...
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Posted On Monday, 11 July 2011
Cold River Bridges opened both bridges Sunday morning. Even though you can drive through on them, be aware that some of the pavement is uneven and the...
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Early Bridge Re-Opening Anticipated

Posted On Friday, 08 July 2011
Let's celebrate the quick work of Cold River Bridges! From Stephanie Barrett of Count on It Business Services: The following is the schedule of the co...
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“Skinny Bridge” Closes, Two Days of School Detours, Business News and more....

Posted On Friday, 17 June 2011
On Monday, June 20, the skinny bridge on Route 103 in Chester will be closed. Due to snow days, Green Mountain Union High School and Chester Andover E...
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Sunoco Bridge Closing May 16

Posted On Wednesday, 16 March 2011
Count On It Business Services Inc., PR firm for the construction company handling our bridge project, just released this update: Weather permitting, o...
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Town News (20)

Mary Bittner: Making strides in race to fight leukemia

Category: Town News
Posted On Monday, 08 July 2013
By Karen Zuppinger Mary Bittner is looking for a fight.  Running along the Green Mountain Turnpike, the Chester resident is in training, prepari...
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Contentious Dollar General Hearing

Posted On Tuesday, 10 January 2012
Monday's hearing on the conditional use permit sought to allow construction of a Dollar General store was more emotional and contentious than previous...
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Jack's Diner Denied Conditional Use Permit

Category: Town News
Posted On Wednesday, 28 December 2011
The Chester Development Review Board has denied a conditional use permit for the expansion of Jack's Diner, 521 Main St. Town zoning administrator Mic...
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Dollar General Offers More Changes

Posted On Wednesday, 14 December 2011
“Lucky I didn't see a meat counter or a deli,” said Lisai's Grocery store owner Lonnie Lisai, after viewing the Dollar General's interior plan Monday ...
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26th Overture to Christmas 'best ever'

Category: Town News
Posted On Thursday, 01 December 2011
The 26th Annual Overture to Christmas promises to be the best ever, declares Pat Budnick, of Motel in the Meadow, who helped to organize the weeklong ...
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Uncategorized (6)

Shop Local: The 2nd annual gift guide is out!

Category: Uncategorized
Posted On Sunday, 15 December 2013
For the second year in a row, The Chester Telegraph has traveled around the region to window shop for you, looking for interesting and beautiful gifts...
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A Life Among Watercolors

Category: Uncategorized
Posted On Wednesday, 31 July 2013
By Cynthia Prairie Galen Pinkham is a large man with a ready smile, a welcoming laugh and a wealth of stories. He navigates this Grafton home with th...
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Great gifts, great shops in Chester

Category: Uncategorized
Posted On Sunday, 16 December 2012
There are few reasons to leave Chester to shop for that very special holiday gift for that very special person. Chester abounds with interesting items...
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A healthy wellness community grows in Chester

Category: Uncategorized
Posted On Sunday, 02 September 2012
Ten years ago, few would have thought that Chester could become a Mecca for holistic, naturopathic and alternative medicines. But with more than nine ...
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Category: Uncategorized
Posted On Thursday, 23 February 2012
On Feb. 16th, one year ago, Cynthia Prairie and I set up our computer in the meeting room behind Bret and Nancy Rugg’s office at the Fullerton Inn. De...
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