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Chester 300th Committee Provides Draft Information on Three Events to Selectmen


Chester Selectmen Approve Three Roads as Town Roads


Chester Academy Chooses Director of Learning and Growth


Chester Planning Board Discussed Bonds, Had No Hearings or Appointments


Carkin Street Resident Chaze Complains to Chester Selectmen Again


Chester Selectmen Approve Truck Purchase and Reverse Abatement Denial


Chester Selectmen Discuss Winter Maintenance


Chester Planning Board Discuss Wason Pond Bridge Grant and Lifestyle Homes Development


Chester Academy Close to being Fully Staffed Going Forward


Chester Board of Selectmen Discuss Facility Usage Forms


Carkin Street Resident Expressed Concern about Flooding to Chester Selectmen


Eversource Conditional Use Permit Request Approved by Chester Planning Board


Chester Building Inspector Meets with Board of Selectmen


Chester Board of Selectmen Authorize Fix to Wason Road Culvert and Removal of 25 Trees in Town Right of Way


Chester Planning Board Discuss Emerson Road Extension Subdivision and Wilcomb's Way Subdivision Bond and Ask Chester Rod and Gun Club for New Site Plan


Chester Police Chief Berube Warns Board of Selectmen of Increased Department Costs


Chester Planning Board Discuss Emerson Road Conservation Easement and Conservation Ordinances


Chester’s 300th Grand Finale Anniversary Event the Only Fall Fair in 2022


Chester Selectmen Hear About Updating Hazardous Mitigation Plan and Emergency Management Operations Plan


Chester Planning Board Conditionally Approves Ark Animal Homecare


Chester Road Agent Oleson Shares Town Road Issues with Selectmen


All Warrant Articles Approved at Chester School District Meeting


Chester School Board Approves New Chester Academy Principal


Chester March 10, 2022 Town Meeting Results


Chester March 8, 2022 Election Results


Chester Selectmen Decline Post Office Building Upgrade Offer and Learn School Board Made Masks Optional


Chester Planning Board Approves Scott/Gawry’s Firewood Processing Operation


Chester Board of Selectmen Approve Beer and Wine for 300th Anniversary BBQ


Chester Selectmen and Budget Committee Hold Budget and Warrant Articles Public Hearing


Chester Academy to Reassess Universal to Optional Masks in Late February


Chester Planning Board Discuss Ledge Road Single Lot Subdivision Conceptual Plan


Public Ways Working Group Recommends Appointing Road Supervisor to Chester Board of Selectmen


Chester Board of Selectmen Worked on Finalizing CIP Warrant Articles


Chester Planning Board Discuss Using Computers for Meeting Information


Chester Selectmen Work on More 2022 Warrant Articles


Chester Selectmen Review 2022 Budget and Warrant Articles


Chester Planning Board Conditional Approval Extension for Subdivision on Pulpit Rock Road Approved


Chester Selectmen Reach Agreement with Revision for Solar Installation at Town Landfill


Scott Subdivision Conditionally Approved by Chester Planning Board


Social and Emotional Learning Program Reviewed by Chester School Board


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Chester Selectmen Appoint Phil Gladu As New Fire Chief


Chester Board of Selectmen and Planning Director Discussed Capital Improvement Plan


Chester Selectmen Discuss Establishing a Public Works Department


Chester Planning Board Discuss Zoning Amendments and CIP


Chester Academy Principal Lacroix Moving On at Year-end


Chester Selectmen Learn that Transfer Budget Overspent


Chester Planning Board Discuss Garabedian Pit Plan and Two DJ Development Conceptual Subdivisions


Chester Selectmen Discuss Use and Scheduling of Town Owned Buildings


Chester Planning Board Continues More Department Capital Improvement Plans


Chester Academy School Board Approves Symptomatic Testing Program


Chester Selectmen Approve Dog Regulations for Wason Pond Conservation and Recreation Area


Chester Planning Board Continue Capital Improvement Plan Discussion


Chester Selectmen Continue 2022 Budget Review of 15 More Items


Chester Planning Board Discussed Planning Director's Need for Help


Chester Board of Selectmen Review More 2022 Budgets


Chester Selectmen Approve Conservation Commission’s Purchase of 7 Acre Parcel


Chester School Board Continues the Universal Mask Mandate at Chester Academy


Chester Selectmen Discuss Wason Pond Area Leash Ordinance


Chester Planning Board Determine Ark Animal Homecare Doesn't Need Full Site Plan Review


Chester’s 300th Anniversary Committee Seeks Approval for Potential Events


Chester Selectmen Discuss 2022 Budget Expectations


Chester Planning Board Holds Conceptual Discussion on 11 lot Open Space Subdivision


Chester Selectmen Approve Fire Department Roofing and Parking Lot Paving Bids and Deputy Fire Chief Ben Clark Resigns


Chester Selectmen Fill Housekeeper Position and Continue Stevens Hall Restoration Discussions


Chester Academy School Board Maintains the Mask Mandate


Chester Selectmen Discuss Expenses for Fire Department Parking Lot and Roof


Chester Selectmen Review and Vote to Complete Stevens Hall Repairs


Chester Academy School Board Goes with Mask Mandate


Chester Planning Board and Garabedian Gravel Pit Engineer Reach Agreement


Garabedian Gravel Pit Engineer Continues Controversial Presentation to Chester Selectmen


Chester School Superintendent Locke Suggests New Position to Address Substitute Teacher Issues


Chester Planning Board Has Concerns With Garabedian Gravel Pit Proposal


Chester Selectman D'Angelo Wants Ability to Vote as Liaison to ZBA


Chester Planning Board Hear Final Drowne Gravel Pit Reclamation Plan and Discuss Carkin Road Cul-de-sac


Chester Selectmen Approve Lincoln Lane Bridge Conservation Funds To Be Used For Another Project


Drowne Gravel Pit Discussion Continued Again at Chester Planning Board


Chester Selectmen Approve Plow Contracts and Fire Department Lieutenant's Position Still Unfilled


Chester Academy School Board Discuss Summertime Academic Programs


Chester Planning Board Continued Drowne’s Mill Pine Subdivision Gravel Pit Excavation and Police Department Impact Fees Approved


Chester Selectmen Review Operating Budget and Warrant Article Encumbrances


Stevens Hall Project Continues to be an Issue for Chester Selectmen


Chester Selectmen Address Unlicensed Dogs Issue in Chester


Chester School Board Approves Re-Opening Plan


Chester Planning Board Held Conceptual Discussion about Detached B&B


Chester Selectmen Decide Opening of Chester Municipal Buildings to Take Place on June 7


Chester Selectmen Remove Six Selectman Liaison Assignments


Chester Planning Board Approves Vissing Home Rental and Eversource Line Transmission Structure Replacement


Chester Selectmen Reorganize and Welcome New Board Member Steve Couture


Chester 2021 Town Meeting Results


Chester Planning Board Reached No Resolution in the Drowne Reclamation Plan and Jenkins Farm Subdivision


2021 Chester Election Results


Chester Selectmen Discuss Mask Requirements and Zoom Meetings Will Continue


Chester Academy School Board Reviewed the April 21 School Openings


Chester Planning Board Held Conceptual Discussion with Ark Animals Homecare Veterinary


Chester Selectmen Approve Manchester Water Works Gate on Old Chester Turnpike


Chester Selectmen Approve 20 Acre Conservation Property Purchase


Building Fire Alarm Interrupts Chester Planning Board Meeting


Chester School Board Vote for Chester Academy to Return to Five Day Schedule


Chester Board of Selectmen Decide to Reopen Chester Cautiously


Chester Planning Board Approves Two Applications: a Beauty Salon and a Short Term AIRBnB Rental


Chester Selectmen Ask Town Manager to Reorganize and Number Warrant Articles


Chester Board of Selectmen Send Warrant to Budget Committee


Chester Planning Board Public Hearing on Pulpit Rock Road Subdivision Canceled When Variance Denied


Chester Resident Robert St. Amand to Clean up Town Pound


Chester School District Names Dr. Sharon Locke, Ed.D. as New Superintendent


Chester Selectmen Approved Window in Building Inspector Office


Chester Planning Board Holds Conceptual Discussion of Processed Glass Aggregate Proposal


Chester Selectmen Approve the Town Administrator to Handle Impact Fees $5,000 or Less


Chester Planning Board Hear Jenkins Farm Residents' Concerns


Chester School District Warrant Approved Without Comment


Chester Selectmen Looking for Hard Numbers for Stevens Hall Project


Chester Planning Board Approves Wellness Counseling and Retail Herbal Sales


Chester Academy Changes School Reopening Plans


Chester Board of Selectmen Approve Use of Jack Road


Chester Planning Board Move Zoning Amendments to Ballot and Warrant


Parents Push Chester School Board for In Person Schooling


Chester Selectmen Approve Maintenance Department Truck Purchase


Chester Public Library Programs for February 2021


Chester Selectmen Move Dates of Election and Deliberative to May


Chester Planning Board Reviews Zoning Amendments


Chester Selectmen Still Undecided on Town Deliberative Date


Chester Board of Selectmen Vote to Extend CARES Act Coverage


Chester Planning Board Public Hearings Continued or Withdrawn


Chester Selectmen Vote to Send Out Stevens Hall RFP


Chester School Board Told Part Time Superintendent Search Is Underway


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Chester School Board Superintendent Search to be Internal


Chester Selectmen Decide to Follow Construction Management System for Stevens Hall Project


Chester Board of Selectmen Decide to put Carkin Street on the Ballot


Chester Planning Board Signs Off on 2021 Capital Improvement Plan


Chester Superintendent Darrell Lockwood to Retire


Chester Selectmen Decide to Identify Work Needed on Stevens Hall


Chester Planning Board Approves Crowley Subdivision Extension/Renewal Application


Chester Selectmen Discuss Need for Maintenance Department Vehicle


Chester Planning Board Heard Concerns from Latitude Learning


Chester Selectmen Discuss 2021 Preliminary Town Budget


Chester Board of Selectmen Set 2021 Tax Rate


Chester Planning Board Discuss a Lot Line Adjustment and Site Plan Review on Connelly Farm


Chester School Board Considers First Grade Return to In Person


Chester Selectmen Hear Election Update by Town Moderator Scott


Chester Planning Board Reviews All Items for 2021 CIP


Chester Selectmen Forward Seven More Budget Items to Budget Committee


Chester Planning Board Considers Three More CIP Items


Chester Planning Board Starts 2021 Capital Improvement Plan Review


Chester Board of Selectmen Review More 2021 Budget Items


Chester Selectmen Start to Look at Budgets for 2021


Chester Selectmen Grant Eversource Permission for Structure Replacement


Chester Planning Board Approve Minutes and Address Three Agenda Items


Chester Board of Selectmen Shared Which Town Buildings are Open


Chester Selectmen Learn of Veterans and First Responder Suicide Awareness Event and Cancel Chester Street Halloween


Chester Selectmen Agree Provisionally to Extend Spring Hill Farm Contract


Chester Planning Board Approves Indoor Riding Arena


Chester Selectmen Decide to Continue with Liaisons on Other Boards


Chester Academy to Reopen with Adapted In Person Model


Chester Selectmen Undecided on Cutting Cemetery Trees


Chester Planning Board Meeting Shortened Due to Request for Continuance


Chester Board of Selectmen Approve New Transfer Station Leadership


Chester Selectmen Appoint New Recreation Commission Members


Chester Selectmen Discuss Transfer Station Swap Shop Issues


Chester Selectmen Continue Discussing Unregistered Dogs


Chester Selectmen Informed That 150 Dogs Still Unregistered and Buildings Other Than Town Hall Will Remain Closed


Chester Planning Board Extend Southwoods Subdivision Conditions


Chester Selectmen Approve Proposed Encumbrances


Chester Selectmen Consider Encumbrances


Chester Planning Board Discussed Southwood Subdivision


Chester 2020 Town Meeting Results


Chester Board of Selectmen Sets Reopening Dates


Chester School Board Address School Reopening Questions


Wason Pond Issues Dominate Chester Selectmen's Meeting


Chester Board of Selectmen Hear Public Comments from Residents


Chester Academy Class of 2020 Graduation


Chester Board of Selectmen Hears About Potential Solar Farm


Chester Selectmen Decide Town Hall Renovations to be Done In House


Chester Selectmen Approve the Wason Pond Commission Recommendations


Chester Selectmen Postpone Town Meeting Again


Chester Planning Board Approves Edward Jones Financial Services Site Plan


Chester Selectmen Continue Wason Pond Discussion and East Derry Road Closure


Chester Academy School Board Reorganizes


Chester Selectmen Decide to Keep Town Buildings Closed


Chester Selectmen Wason Pond Parking Closure Decision Draws a Crowd


Chester Planning Board Discusses Edward Jones Financial Services Office


Chester Selectmen Close Wason Pond and Discuss Permits for Residents Use


Chester Planning Board Reviews Kerry’s Dance Studio Conceptual Plan


Chester Selectmen Discuss Hart Roberts Road and Transfer Station Procedures


Chester Selectmen Address Emergency Management and Transfer Station Issues


Chester Transfer Station Open Fridays and Easter Bunny Will Ride the Roads


Chester Selectmen Discuss 2019 Notices of Arrearage


Chester School Board Holds Emergency Meeting


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Chester Teen Ryan Neal Runs State-of-the-Art Sugarhouse


Chester Charitable Foundation Awards $5000 to Raymond Coalition for Youth


Chester Library Seeks to Form Foundation to Renovate Building


Russian Egg Painting Presentation and Workshop By Marina Forbes


Chester Teen Ryan Neal’s Maple Syrup Production in Full Swing


Register Now for Challenge and Fun at Wason Pond Pounder


Chester Police Benevolent Association Hosts Night of Comedy and Dancing


Christmas in the Village Was a Bustle this Holiday Season


Christmas in the Village a Hallmark of the Holiday Season


Community Action Fuel Assistance Program Accepting Applications


Chester's Scarecrows Are A Town Tradition


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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