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Sec'y of State Jim Condos Announces VT State Archives Spotlight on the 1968 Gun Legislation Debate

posted Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Secretary of State Jim Condos announced today that the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration has made available online records documenting this contentious debate in 1968.

Chester Conservation Committee Sponsors What Do You Want From Your Forestland?

posted Tuesday, April 30, 2013
On Saturday, May 18th, forester Irwin Post, will lead a walk on his woodlot, exploring some of the many options landowners have in managing their forestland. The walk is sponsored by the Chester Conservation Committee and will take place at 1998 Trebo Rd, Chester, Vt., from 9-11 a.m. The walk is free of charge.

Sec'y of State Jim Condos Attended White House Ceremony President Obama and VP Biden Honoring Greek Independence Day

posted Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos was invited by President Obama to the White House on April 18, 2013 for an official ceremony marking Greece's independence in 1821. As a Greek-American, Secretary Condos attended the ceremony with other elected federal, state, and local officials. Speakers were President Obama, Vice President Biden, and Greek Archbishop Demetrios.

Tom Hildreth's New Bartonsville Bridge Photo

posted Sunday, April 21, 2013
Many folks know of the loss of the Bartonsville covered bridge when it was washed away in T.S. Irene. Here is a shot of the New Bartonsville bridge, which I took on 20 March 2013.

A Craft Afternoon for Operation Christmas Child

posted Saturday, April 13, 2013
A perfect fun activity for the last day of school vacation. Come make crafts for young deserving children in war-torn countries. An Operation Christmas Child Workshop will be held at St. Luke's in Willard Hall at 313 Main Street in Chester on Friday, April 19, from 2 to 7 pm.

Springfield Community Chorus Spring Concert

posted Thursday, April 11, 2013
Springfield (VT) Community Chorus, in its third season with Ken Olsson, is very pleased to announce that it has been selected to receive a grant making it so the orchestra for this concert will have been funded in part by a generous grant from the Choral Arts Foundation of the Upper Valley. We are very thankful for this grant as the chorus is performing Mozart's "Requiem " and performing with an orchestra will greatly enhance the elements of our performances.

The Pampered Chef Party Coming To St. Luke's

posted Saturday, April 6, 2013
The Pampered Chef is coming to St. Luke's again on Saturday, April 20 at 3 p.m., in Willard Hall at St. Luke's on Main Street in Chester. Amaret Johnson will be joining us for a fun-filled afternoon, including a cooking show featuring special desserts you can make at home as well as games and prizes.

Chester Conservation Committee Monthly Meeting Agenda

posted Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Just a reminder that the Chester Conservation Committee will hold its monthly meeting next Tuesday, April 9 at 7:00 pm in Frank Kelley's classroom at Chester-Andover Elementary School.

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St. Luke's Church 80th August Supper
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.
Helps Vermonters put three balanced meals a day on the table. Most households get at least $50 each month for food. If you qualify, you could get a monthly payment that helps you buy more food.
To learn more, visit vermontfoodhelp.com or dial 2-1-1.

Saturday, August 25
The Nature Museum presents "The Wild World of Mushrooms"
A summer mushroom workshop with Ari Rockland-Miller, The Mushroom Forager. The Wild World of Mushrooms will be offered twice: one workshop at 9:30am and a second at 1pm. Each workshop costs $30 and is appropriate for ages 15 and up.
September 15 - September 16
Annual Chester Fall Craft Festival
The annual Chester Fall Craft Festival will be held on September 15-16th, 10am-4pm, on the Green in Chester. Crowds converge on the Green in Chester, one of the "Most Beautiful Villages in New England" to explore the unique handmade crafts offered by over 65 vendors lining the green.
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