Chester is a quaint New England town with a population of 3,144, centrally located, and in close proximity to several ski areas including Okemo, Stratton, and Killington. In addition, Chester offers opportunities for bicyclists, boating enthusiasts, great restaurants, comfortable B & Bs, interesting shops, including many antique stores, lovely art galleries, and a tranquil atmosphere for those who are looking for a quiet respite. Chester is also a wonderful place to live. Hope you can visit us soon!
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The Town of Chester would like to extend an invitation to get involved in your community. There is two volunteer positions open for appointment. This is a great opportunity to serve your community and get involved. Development Review Board - unexpired term (June 2018) Planning Commission Alternate All interested parties should submit a letter of interest to the Town Manager's Office, PO Box 370, Chester, Vermont 05143
-NOTICE OF TAX SALE- On November 7, 2016, at eleven o'clock a public auction will be held at the Town Office in Chester, Vermont on the following properties listed here- NOTICE OF SALE 2016
AARP has rated Chester as one of the top ten places in the world for a fabulous fall vacation. The article was written by author Kitty Bean Yancey in AARP of July 28, 2016. AARP has named Chester number 10 among some of the most beautiful places in the world. View the article her- Fabulous Fall Vacations for 2016.
In 2016, the Chester Planning Commission is updating the Chester Town Plan with a particular focus on economic development and flood resiliency. View the plan and updates here: Town Plan Update
Two thousand pocket-sized copies of the U.S. Constitution recently arrived at Phoenix Books. The business, in Chester, Vermont, is giving copies of the Constitution away for free to community members. For more information on this giveaway please visit their website here- Phoenix Books