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First Soccer Practices Start Next Week

posted Friday, August 31, 2012
Registration fee for soccer is $25 if you have not signed up yet. You can sign up at Town Hall. Call Rec. Director Matt McCarthy for more information 875-3603 or

Bring Your Bundle And Celebrate At Bonnie's Bundles Dolls

posted Thursday, August 30, 2012
A celebration is afoot for Bonnie's Bundles Dolls in Chester's Stone Village. A Bundle Doll Reunion is planned for Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9. The two-day event marks 44 years of doll making for Bonnie Watters, 38 of them in Chester.

Fireworks At Gallery 103

posted Thursday, August 30, 2012
You are invited to view the Chester fireworks from our gallery this Saturday, September 1. We have the best seats in the house. Bring some chairs and enjoy the show!

Labor Day Weekend Sale At Gallery 103

posted Thursday, August 30, 2012
Gallery 103 (Route 103, Chester), a beautiful space filled with the handmade craft of over 100 Vermont and New England artizans, is having a Labor Day Weekend sale.

Springfield Community Chorus Rehearsals Start Monday, September 10

posted Tuesday, August 28, 2012
The Springfield Community Chorus, directed by Ken Olsson, welcomes all newcomers, from teen years on up. (Full-time students don't even have to pay our $30 per season dues!) This is his second year with us and we are looking forward to a wonderful year.

Registrations For Fall Programs In Chester Taking Place At CAES, August 28-31

posted Sunday, August 26, 2012
Registrations for the fall programs will be at CAES on Tuesday, August 28th during "School Year's Eve" 4:30-6:30PM, and after school 3-4:00PM on Wednesday, August 29th; Thursday, August 30th and Friday, August 31st.

VTica Presents The Uncommon Thread: Contemporary New England Fiber Artists

posted Thursday, August 16, 2012
Please join us for the opening reception on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 5:30pm - 8pm.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting Notes; Name Change

posted Thursday, August 16, 2012
At the meeting of the Chester Conservation Committee this past Tuesday, the group decided to change the name. The change is intended to better reflect our purpose of fostering an awareness and stewardship of Chester's rich heritage of natural resources and outdoor educational and recreational opportunities. After much discussion the group decided on "Chester Nature Club".

Secretary of State Jim Condos Announces That Vermont State Archives Opens Court Records for Research

posted Monday, August 13, 2012
Secretary of State Jim Condos announced today the successful completion of the first phase of an ongoing initiative to preserve and improve access to archival court records. Orleans County court records are now open for research by the public at the Vermont State Archives and Records Administration (VSARA) in Middlesex.

Fairy House Time At The Nature Museum At Grafton

posted Saturday, August 11, 2012
It's Fairy House time again, and we need your help to make the fairy magic happen! You are invited to create a fairy house for exhibit at the 2012 Fairy House Tour, to be held on September 29th and 30th from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at The Nature Museum at Grafton.

Chester Conservation Committee Meeting August 14 At Chester Andover Elementary School

posted Saturday, August 11, 2012
Just a reminder that the Chester Conservation Committee will meet on Tuesday, August 14 at 7:00 pm at the Chester Andover Elementary School.

Jazz Night At VTica With Draa Hobbs, August 9th

posted Monday, August 6, 2012
Draa Hobbs, a classical jazz guitarist, leads an evening of jazz accompanied by Rich Greenblatt on Vibes, who is on the faculty of Berklee College of Music in Boston.

St. Luke's Church August Supper Reminder

posted Saturday, August 4, 2012
Saturday, August 4, rain or shine, St. Luke's Church on Main Street in Chester will host its 74th Annual Supper on the Lawn. A bountiful banquet of three carved meats, inviting cold soups, enticing salads of every sort and desserts not to forget.

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