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Posted: Friday, April 29, 2016
The Chester Conservation Committee will hold a regular monthly meeting this coming Tuesday, May 3 at 7:00 pm at the Chester-Andover Elementary School.
Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016
It's time to activate spring and summer floral displays around Chester by supporting the planter campaign organized by Chester Townscape, a committee of tax-exempt Chester Community Alliance. Chester Townscape is once again soliciting contributions to purchase large containers that will be filled with soil and planted with flowers. These planters will be placed in key locations throughout the town to show that Chester is a thriving and welcoming place to visit, shop, and live.
Posted: Thursday, April 28, 2016
Have you heard about the Green Mountain Nature Trail and Lost Mine Hiking Trail in Chester? Would you like to hike and explore these trails with someone who built them and knows about them? Join the Chester Conservation Committee (CCC) in May for two guided hikes.
Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
They've trained hard for months, pushing through sweat, tears, and even a little blood -- all to increase their stamina, improve their skill, and face down personal challenges. The 3rd - 6th grade wrestlers of the Springfield VT Wrestling Team recently wrapped up their tournament season by competing at the Vermont State Championship in Vergennes.
Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
The Springfield Community Chorus Spring Concert directed by Ken Olsson will be held on April 30th at the White Church in Grafton at 7:30 pm and on May 1st at the First Congregational Church in Springfield at 3pm.
Posted: Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Please join us on Saturday, April 16, 2016 to do maintenance on the Lost Mine Trail. We will meet at the trail head at 9 AM. We have scheduled two guided hikes in May, so we need to clear and spruce up the trails for our invited guests.
Posted: Friday, April 8, 2016

If it snows or rains on your property, you need to come to the Storm Water Expo on Saturday, April 16! Running from 9am until 12 noon, the Expo will be held at HCRS (Health Care Rehabilitation Services) located at 390 Route 106 (River St) in Springfield, VT. Come learn about some of the tools, programs, and partners available to help YOU deal with rain and snow-melt on your property.

Posted: Monday, April 4, 2016
Just a sample of some of the extremely hard work put forth by our K-6 kids yesterday; our two youngest wrestlers each faced down some very hard opponents in what amounts to their State Championship, the final battle of their wrestling season -- kudos to Brock Martin for going the distance even when you didn't think you could, and congrats to Izic Putnam for placing 2nd in your bracket! Well done, you two!
Posted: Friday, April 1, 2016
With four tournaments under their collective belts, the grapplers of the Springfield Youth Wrestling Program are ready to hit the State Championships. Excellent progress is being shown by all the kids - whether working on their sprawl, half-Nelson, or single-leg take-down, each of these youngsters is ready to throw down on the mats in a final tournament over the next two weeks.
Posted: Friday, April 1, 2016
Please join us for our next Chester Conservation Committee meeting, Tuesday, April 5, 7:00 pm at Chester-Andover Elementary School.
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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 [email protected].
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