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Trail Work At The Lost Mine Trail This Saturday

posted Friday, June 29, 2012
Help is needed to finish up some work on the Lost Mine Trail this Saturday. If you can volunteer an hour or two to help cut in a new section of trail or clear trees and brush on the existing trail, please join us at parking area at the Chester Reservoir at 9:00 am.

VTica's Opening Reception For "Jack Dowds 27" And Special Offers

posted Thursday, June 28, 2012
Let's get back to the passion, creativity, and beauty of the music that has shaped the last 50 years of American culture. Jack Dowds 27 will exhibit 10 large intimate paintings and the stories behind the story of this exclusive club.

Sec'y of State Jim Condos Applauds Judge Sessions Decision on Vermont's Campaign Finance

posted Friday, June 22, 2012
In an 80-page ruling, U.S. Judge William Sessions found in favor of the state of Vermont, dismissing a case brought by the Vermont Right to Life Committee, Inc. (VRLC) and rejecting all aspects of the constitutional challenge brought by VRLC.

Kick Off To Summer Garden Party At The Grateful Garden, The School/Community Garden In Chester

posted Wednesday, June 20, 2012
On Tuesday, June 26 from 6pm to 8pm, get together with family, friends and neighbors for a potluck meal to celebrate summer and share tips for a bountiful growing season. Bring a potluck item, your own drinks, utensils and plates for your family, and celebrate our amazing community and have some good ole' fun & tasty food during this special time of the long daylight hours.

Preschooler Programs At The Nature Museum

posted Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Parents of preschoolers - join The Nature Museum on Thursday for our last Mighty Acorns program of this school year. This week's Mighty Acorns theme is Pond Ponderings. Through play acting and games, we will explore the wildlife that calls the pond home. With the help of nets and buckets, students will look for pond critters, get their hands wet, and have a wild time.

News From DaVallia Arts: New Pottery, Cool Belts, Party July 7th

posted Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Summer is here in VT! The grill is going, beers are cold and it's back to work on my concrete addiction. We're designing some new home accents for late summer, too. And as far as our birthday party goes - July 7th we are celebrating! We hope to see you at DaVallia's 3rd Birthday Party!

Secretary of State Jim Condos Releases Draft Primary Major Party Candidate List

posted Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Secretary of State Condos announced today that the draft list of major party candidates who will appear on the August 28th Primary Ballots is posted on the Elections portion of the Secretary of State's website.

Tech Camp At The River Valley Technical Center

posted Monday, June 18, 2012
Programs include On the Spot First Aid, Let's Get Cooking, Tools & Machines, Imagineering, Web Page Design, Got Dirt??, Desktop Publishing, Animation, Digital Photography for Kids, Guitar Hero Rock Band, Marvels of Digital Move Making and more.

Mystery and Mayhem At The Weston Playhouse Theatre Company

posted Monday, June 18, 2012
Mystery and comedy collide in this adaptation of the most famous Holmes caper, The Hound of the Baskervilles! Hound... opens the Mainstage of the Weston Playhouse Theatre's 76th anniversary season, and will run from June 26th through July 7th.

The Rev. H. Paul Brannock-Wanter Retires From St. Luke's Episcopal Church

posted Thursday, June 14, 2012
At its Annual Retreat in May, the St. Luke's Episcopal Church leadership accepted the resignation and retirement of the Rev. H. Paul Brannock-Wanter who has served this congregation for just over ten years. The St. Luke's community is planning a Farewell Celebration for a joyful sendoff to Father Paul on Sunday, July first following the 10 a.m. Holy Eucharist, which will be his last service.

Dancing Summer Camps And Workshops The At Dance Factory in Springfield

posted Thursday, June 14, 2012
Summer classes start today at the Dance Factory in Springfield with ballet class from 6-7:30 with Susan. It is going to be a sweet summer of dancing! Camps and classes for preschool and elementary kids are filling up, so please let us know if you are interested in registering your child for summer dance! We have classes from preschoolers through adult this summer.

This Week At VTica: Jeanne Carbonetti's The Power of Beauty, Father's Day Three-Part Poetry Series

posted Thursday, June 14, 2012
This is the final week of Jeanne Carbonetti's The Power of Beauty exhibit. Please do not miss the opportunity to view this vibrant and moving collection. On Father's Day, VTica will host the third of a three-part poetry series lead by John Hadden, the Artistic Director of Hubbard Hall.

Chester's Summer Girls Club for Tweens

posted Thursday, June 14, 2012
My goal for this club is simple fun! With a few surprises up our sleeves. This idea came because I remember vividly being that age (too old to have organized playdates too young just to roam) and not knowing who was around or what any of my friends were doing on any given day and being far too self-conscious to call and find out.

Updated Chester Summer Camp List

posted Thursday, June 14, 2012
Camps include Green Mountain Sports & Fitness Camp, Start Smart Camp, Dance Camp, Golf Camp, Tennis Camp, Basketball Camp, Tae Kwon Do Camp, Soccer Camp, Skateboard Camp and Sports For Squirts.

Proctorsville Baseball Restoration Project Fundraiser

posted Thursday, June 14, 2012
Who loves the Red Sox? Auction! Red Sox baseball tickets and autographed baseballs to benefit Greven Field restoration project, June 21.

Secretary of State Jim Condos Brings "Got Transparency" to Wolcott on Thursday, June 7 at 6pm

posted Monday, June 4, 2012
Secretary of State Jim Condos will be making a presentation on Transparency in Government in Wolcott on Thursday, June, 7th, 2012. Similar to his 12-stop "Transparency Tour" that occurred last fall in towns all across the state, Secretary Condos will be discussing both the Public Records Law and the Open Meeting Law.

Summer Activity Listing: Adult Zumba, Swim Lessons, Basketball Open Gym, Summer Camps and More

posted Saturday, June 2, 2012
Summer camps include Sports & Fitness, Start Smart, Dance, Golf, Tennis, Basketball, Tae Kwon Do, Baseball, Softball, Soccer, Skateboard and Sports For Squirts.

GMUHS Interact Group 5K Walk/Run On Saturday, June 9

posted Saturday, June 2, 2012
The GMUHS Interact group is having a 5K walk/run on Saturday, June 9th, departing CAES at 9:00.

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