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Ash Wednesday Service at St. Luke's Episcopal Church

posted Saturday, January 30, 2016
Two services for Ash Wednesday will be held at St. Luke's Episcopal Church at 313 Main Street in Chester on Wednesday, February 10 at 12 noon and 6 p.m., which includes the spoken Eucharist and disposition of ashes.

St. Luke's Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper February 9

posted Friday, January 29, 2016
St. Luke's Annual Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper takes place on Tuesday, February 9. 5:30 p.m. in Willard Hall at the church at 313 Main Street in Chester. It is a great family tradition always held on the Tuesday evening before Ash Wednesday -- when the forty days of Lent officially begin on our church's liturgical calendar.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting February 2

posted Friday, January 29, 2016
The Chester Conservation Committee will meet this coming Tuesday, Feb. 2 at 7:00 pm at Chester-Andover Elementary School. The meetings are open to all. We hope you'll join us!

February Winter Vacation Camps at The Nature Museum: Wilderness Programs For Young Adventurers

posted Wednesday, January 27, 2016
Time in nature increases health, happiness, and well-being in kids. This February, The Nature Museum is offering unique, outdoor adventures for young Vermonters during winter school vacation. Our camps are educational, hands-on experiences that bring children outside and exercise their minds and bodies. We build confidence and independence by teaching wilderness skills in a safe and fun group environment. When school's out for a week this winter, get outside with The Nature Museum!

Springfield Wrestlers Thank Black River Produce

posted Saturday, January 23, 2016
For years, Black River Produce has provided crates of fresh fruit to the many events held by the Springfield Wrestling Team. This year, the Springfield-based company is going a step beyond: Black River Produce recently supplied the young wrestlers with a check for $250 toward our fundraising goal of $10,500. The wrestlers, parents, and volunteer coaching staff wish to heartily thank Black River Produce for the wonderful continued support, as we close in on the final $2,000 needed for new wrestling mats!

2016 LEGO Contest Is March 5 with Pre-Registration by February 29 (Download Registration Form)

posted Thursday, January 14, 2016
The 2016 LEGO Contest taking place on Saturday March 5 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the NewsBank Conference Center, 352 Main Street, Chester, VT. This event is open to LEGOmaniacs Pre-K through Grade 8 and their families.

Spaghetti Dinner to Support Springfield Community Chorus's Trip to Sing at Carnegie Hall in Mid-February

posted Thursday, January 14, 2016
The Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser will be Friday, January 22nd from 5:00pm to 7:00 pm at the Springfield Congregational Church on Main Street. The cost will be $10.00 for Adults, $5.00 for Children 12 years old and under. Meals will be available to go. There will be a 50-50 raffle and you do not need to be present to win. For additional informaion, contact Barbara at 802-886-1777.

Join Chester's 250th Birthday Celebration Planning Committee

posted Saturday, January 9, 2016
Want to help plan a 250th birthday party for the Town of Chester? The Chester Select Board is looking for folks to join a committee that will plan our 250th Birthday Celebration in 2016. The roles are numerous and varied. With lots of help, it will be a grand celebration of our community.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting Notes

posted Thursday, January 7, 2016
Here is a summary of our discussion at our meeting this past Tuesday. We realize that it isn't always possible for folks to attend the meetings so if you have comments, suggestions, or would like to work on a specific project, please feel free to get in touch via email.

Springfield Community Chorus Announces Start Up For Spring Season

posted Monday, January 4, 2016
Springfield Community Chorus starts its spring season January 4th and is inviting new members to join. No tryouts are required. Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings at 7:00 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 21 Fairground Road, Springfield, Vermont.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting January 5

posted Monday, January 4, 2016
Hello and Happy New Year! The Chester Conservation Committee will hold its first regular meeting of 2016 this coming Tuesday, Jan. 5th at 7:00 at the Chester-Andover Elementary School. Items for discussion include planning winter programs, updates on the proposed Brookside Walking Trail, and the Green Mountain Conservation Camp scholarship. The meetings are open to all and we welcome new ideas and suggestions for how the Committee can better serve the residents of Chester.

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St. Luke's Church Fifth Annual Sale-On-The-Screen
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 lewdog1938@gmail.com.
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