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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.
Posted: May 2, 2016
Do you care about your rivers? Join the Connecticut River Watershed Council and Art for Water in creating a "river of words" to draw attention to five major hydro-operations including Vernon, Bellows Falls, Wilder Dams to north of Hanover, NH. This public participation, community art project will tell a thousand stories urging officials to improve the ecological health and recreational opportunities of the Connecticut River. Add your voice by attending a presentation at the Windsor Town Welcome Center (near the Amtrak station), 3 Railroad Ave., Windsor VT on Tuesday evening, May 10 at 7 PM. FREE and Open to the Public.
Posted: April 29, 2016
The Chester Conservation Committee will hold a regular monthly meeting this coming Tuesday, May 3 at 7:00 pm at the Chester-Andover Elementary School.
Posted: April 28, 2016
It's time to activate spring and summer floral displays around Chester by supporting the planter campaign organized by Chester Townscape, a committee of tax-exempt Chester Community Alliance. Chester Townscape is once again soliciting contributions to purchase large containers that will be filled with soil and planted with flowers. These planters will be placed in key locations throughout the town to show that Chester is a thriving and welcoming place to visit, shop, and live.
Posted: April 28, 2016
Have you heard about the Green Mountain Nature Trail and Lost Mine Hiking Trail in Chester? Would you like to hike and explore these trails with someone who built them and knows about them? Join the Chester Conservation Committee (CCC) in May for two guided hikes.
Posted: April 13, 2016
They've trained hard for months, pushing through sweat, tears, and even a little blood -- all to increase their stamina, improve their skill, and face down personal challenges. The 3rd - 6th grade wrestlers of the Springfield VT Wrestling Team recently wrapped up their tournament season by competing at the Vermont State Championship in Vergennes.
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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