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Posted: June 17, 2016
Reconnect your kids with the rhythms of nature this summer with The Nature Museum in Grafton, VT. We offer natural science summer camps that are guaranteed to increase the health, happiness, and well-being of kids. Summer camp can do wonders for kids' self-confidence and independence, not to mention being a blast for both of you (hello kid-free time!). Campers venture to forests, streams and ponds with seasoned Environmental Educators which put them in tune with the natural world. Find more information and to register early for all of The Nature Museum's summer camps at
Posted: June 17, 2016
Hi, folks -- I've got two projects happening this coming Saturday, June 18th. I really need a few people to help with each one, so please let me know ASAP if you can pitch in for a few hours?
Posted: June 16, 2016
Despite a few drops of rain, sixty-two avid golfers played in the sixth annual Chester Rotary GMUHS Alumni golf tournament held at Tater Hill on June 5, 2016. This year's tournament featured four hole-in-one prizes donated and sponsored by Keene Subaru. Although there was much discussion about winning the 2016 Impresa, Kindle e-reader, the $500 gift card and the new set of golf clubs, no one was able to sink a hole-in-one and walk away with a prize.
Posted: June 11, 2016
Here is the schedule of events for Chester 250, a celebration of Chester's 250-year anniversary, taking place July 15-17.
Posted: June 7, 2016
On Tuesday, June 7, 2016, The Chester Rotary Club presented its annual scholarship awards to six Green Mountain Union H.S. seniors. The evening event was held at the American Legion and was attended by about sixty-five Rotarians, guests and scholarship winners. The scholarship awards were based on academics, financial need, community service and a written essay. Carol Gilbert introduced the scholarship winners to the Rotarians and guests.
Posted: May 19, 2016
Senior Solutions staff provides unbiased information about the Medicare system at Medicare Boot Camp. In June this FREE class will be held in three locations: in Ludlow on Thursday June 16, 3-4:30 P.M., in Londonderry on Tuesday June 21, 10 A. M.-noon, and in Chester on Tuesday June 28, 10 A.M. to noon. The class is for Vermonters who are new to Medicare, and the family members who help them.
Posted: May 18, 2016
Hikers and walkers are invited to join the Chester Conservation Committee on Sunday, May 22nd at 9 am for a guided hike on the Green Mountain Nature Trail in Chester. The hike will be led by Ken Walker, Irwin and Melissa Post and Arne Joynas, longtime CCC members and part of the Lost Mine Trail development team.
Posted: May 13, 2016
This is an invitation from Chester Townscape to help make Chester beautiful by taking or sharing responsibility for watering a pot or planter. On May 26, Chester Townscape volunteers will fill pots, barrels, and planters with glorious flowers to once again brighten visible places around town. Additionally, this year boxes will be added to the south Route 103 Main Street bridge to welcome travelers to the center of town. Hanging baskets will be added at the Pinnacle Recreation Area.
Posted: May 11, 2016
The Nature Museum, in partnership with the TransCanada Corporation, will open the TransCanada Bellows Falls Fish Ladder Visitor Center on Saturday, May 28. The Visitor Center will be open Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 10am to 4pm. The visitor center is located in downtown Bellows Falls, next to the Post Office building on Bridge Street. Admission and programs at the Visitor Center are always free.
Posted: May 7, 2016
Hikers and walkers are invited to join the Chester Conservation Committee on Saturday, May 14th at 9am for a guided hike on the Green Mountain Nature Trail in Chester. The hike will be led by Gary King and Ken Walker, longtime CCC members and part of the Green Mountain Nature Trail development team.
I have a selection of limited edition prints of the Chester Village Green, the Stone Village and historic village vignettes framed and unframed.
Call Lew Watters at 802.875.2114 or email
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