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The Chester Museum at The Mill Opens on Memorial Day weekend
Just an ordinary day in Chester Center, a century ago, in 1913, photographed by Hugh Spencer, and on exhibit at the Chester Museum at The Mill.
Thu May 23, 2013
Residents Ask For Compromise on Chester Ferry Fare Hike
Residents called for compromise Wednesday at an informational meeting on a proposal to double fares for the Chester-Hadlyme Ferry, urging state Department of Transportation officials to consider a smaller increase in the fare for crossing the Connecticut River on the historic ferry.
Wed May 22, 2013
Chester Town Meeting Approves Budget, Capital Projects
Voters at a town meeting Tuesday approved a $12,328,940 for 2013-2014 that includes an unusual one-half mill decrease in the property tax rate.
Fri May 17, 2013
Chester Author Leads Conversation at Chester Library
What does the word 'quest' bring to mind? Adventure? Don Quixote? The Lord of the Rings? Is it just a quaint concept or a very relevant process? Chester author D. Joseph Jacques would suggest that our lives can be a quest if we want them to be; a quest for meaning and virtue through which we can reclaim and nourish the very best of who we are.
Mon May 13, 2013
No Changes as Tax Decrease Budget Goes to May 21 Chester Town Meeting
Voters at the May 21 annual budget meeting will consider a proposed $12.32 million spending plan for 2013-2014 that includes an unusual one-half mill decrease in the town's property tax rate.
Wed May 08, 2013
Danny Rutigliano and More Star in Goodspeed's the Fabulous Lipitones, Beg. Tonight
Goodspeed Musicals , the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is happy to present The Fabulous Lipitones, a new musical about a not-so-traditional barbershop quartet.
Renowned Singer-Storyteller Peninnah Schram Appears at CBSRZ - June 7, 8
"You can tell a story a hundred times, and it will still be different each time," says Peninnah Schram, internationally-know storyteller and recipient of the National Storytelling Network's Lifetime Achievement Award for "sustained and exemplary contributions to storytelling in America." Schram will be at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek ... (more)
Dalia Lazar Comes to Chester for 3rd Music & More Concert at CBSRZ - May 19
Classical pianist Dalia Lazar comes to Chester for the third Music & More concert on May 19 at Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek.
Tue May 07, 2013
Region 4 Education Budget Approved on 274-145 Vote
REGION 4 - Voters of Chester, Deep River and Essex approved a $17,776,120 Region 4 education budget for 2013-2014 Tuesday on a 274-145 vote in an eight hour referendum.
Wed May 01, 2013
Federal government joins lawsuit against drug giant Novartis over bribery, kickback schemes
A lawsuit originally filed by a former employee-turned-whistleblower of pharmaceutical giant Novartis is gaining new momentum following the announcement that the federal government has now joined on as a plaintiff.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
Chester Town-Wide Tag Sale - May 25
It's time again for the Chester Town-Wide Tag Sale. Beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, May 25, Memorial Day Weekend, individual residences and businesses having tag sales will be up and running throughout town.
Chester Budget With Unusual Tax Decrease Goes to May 1 Public Hearing
A proposed $3,852,474 town government budget and a $4,182,373 appropriation for Chester Elementary School go to a public hearing Wednesday in the newly finished community room at town hall.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Jazz Vocalist Ed Reed and his Quintet at CBSRZ - Apr. 28
Astonishing jazz vocalist Ed Reed and his quintet come to Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek in Chester for its second Music & More concert Sunday, April 28.
Community Music School Presents New Horizons Band Concert - May 15
The New Horizons Band of Community Music School performs a concert on Wednesday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. at Chester Village West, 317 West Main Street, Chester.