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Last Opportunity To Voice Opinions About The Biomass Plant In North Springfield, Feb. 28

posted Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Tuesday, Feb. 28th 7:00 pm at the High School --- our LAST opportunity to voice our opinions about the Biomass Plant going up in North Springfield and our last chance to potentially STOP it!

Magic Happens in the Grateful Garden

posted Tuesday, February 28, 2012
Check out this amazing new sign that a has magically appeared at the Grateful Garden! It was created by and donated to the Garden by a woman named Carla Rumrill.

Okemo Valley Week In Events

posted Sunday, February 26, 2012
For the week of February 23-29

The Whiting Library Announces Week-Long Open House Celebration For The Retirement of Their Card Catalog

posted Sunday, February 26, 2012
The Whiting Library is excited to announce a week-long open house celebration as we retire our old friend, the card catalog.

Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts Gallery Opening: Earth Rhythms (February 25)

posted Wednesday, February 22, 2012
The Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts will be holding the gallery opening of their new exhibit, Earth Rhythms, with recent works on view and available for sale by Marilyn Allen, Casey Blanchard, Bryce LeVan Cushing and featuring Richard Weis.

Green Mountain Festival Series Final Evening Performance with Elisabeth Von Trapp, March 10

posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012
Please join us on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 7:00 pm at the Green Mountain Union High School Auditorium in Chester, Vermont for our final evening performance of the season with Elisabeth Von Trapp.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting Tuesday, Feb. 21

posted Tuesday, February 21, 2012
The February meeting of the Chester Conservation Committee (CCC) will be held tonight, Tuesday, February 21st, 2012 at 7:00pm, in the upstairs meeting room of the Chester Town Hall.

Life Under the Snow: Mighty Acorns Preschool Explorers Club at The Nature Museum at Grafton

posted Wednesday, February 15, 2012
Find out which animals live under the snow and which predators visit this subnivian region looking for a meal. We will "dig" into this theme outdoors, weather permitting.

Weekend Events at Vermont Institute of Contemporary Arts (VTica)

posted Tuesday, February 14, 2012
This weekend: The Next Big Thing: Mind Uploading and The Michael Zsoldos-Eugene Uman Quartet

DaVallia Art & Accents Announces The Grand Opening Of Their New All-American Handcrafted Art Boutique

posted Monday, February 13, 2012
It's finished! We have been working non-stop to bring you a very special website. We are not just gallery owners, we are artists as well. Our new online shop features handcrafted, handmade works from American artists.

Letter From Kathy Pellett Announcing Her Candidacy For Chester's Select Board

posted Friday, February 10, 2012
After six years in the Vermont Legislature and a year of retirement, I have decided to turn my attention and skills to my home ground and run for a one-year seat on Chester's Select Board.

Okemo Valley Week in Events

posted Thursday, February 9, 2012
For February 9 - February 15.

The Whiting Library in Chester, Vermont Announces The Introduction of Universal Class Library Edition

posted Thursday, February 9, 2012
The Whiting Library in Chester, Vermont in partnership with Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the introduction of Universal Class Library Edition, a powerful new online continuing education service designed specifically for use by the patrons of public libraries.

The Little School (Weston, VT) 2nd Annual Sparkling and Sprinkles, February 10

posted Thursday, February 9, 2012
We had so much fun last year, we're doing it again! Join us at The Village Green Gallery in Weston at 7pm for a dessert and wine tasting event.

Meet with Leigh Dakin, State Representative for the towns of Andover, Baltimore, Chester, and a portion of North Springfield

posted Thursday, February 9, 2012
This is an opportunity to ask questions about matters before the Vermont State Legislature in Montpelier or to discuss an issue of concern to you. Feb. 11 in Chester and Feb. 18 in Andover.

The Fullerton Inn Hosts "Celebrating French White Wines" March 9

posted Thursday, February 9, 2012
The Fullerton Inn is presenting the next installment in their very popular "Celebrating Wine" series, Friday, March 9th from 6-9 pm. They will present "Celebrating French White Wines".

February Vacation Camps at The Nature Museum in Grafton, VT

posted Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Obeying the adage "No child left indoors," The Nature Museum at Grafton will offer local children a chance to get outside for winter fun and learning during February break.

Next Chester Conservation Committee Meeting Feb. 21 at Chester Town Hall

posted Wednesday, February 8, 2012
At the last Chester Conservation Committee meeting, we discussed how the group can better serve our community. We are confident our efforts to organize Green Up Day, maintain the hiking trails at the Chester Town Forest and Green Mt. High School, and to present the Enchanted Forest event each Fall are worthwhile and appreciated. But is there more we could be doing?

Community Dialogue Night At Green Mountain Union High School

posted Sunday, February 5, 2012
On February 10, we will be discussing the youth risk behavior survey results and how we can help continue to make positive change.

DaVallia Art & Accents Presents BARNS:Essence of an American Icon

posted Friday, February 3, 2012
From February 3 - March 14, Barns:Essence of an American Icon features the work of oil painter Peter Batchelder. Peter's work has more conceptual depth than traditional landscapes. His brush strokes and color palette set the stage for a vibrant landscape with an underline serene quality.

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