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A site featuring information about the Municipality

of the District of Chester -

Below a list of updated materials for  the week of 

October 24, 2016

Water Program announced to assist those needing water within the municipality,  the program will work on coupons which can be redeemed at selected retailers for water. The limit is 4L of bottled water per person per day with a maximum of four 4L jugs per day. Coupons can be retrieved at: • The Municipal Office, 151 King Street in Chester, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday; • The Municipal Office, 151 King Street in Chester, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m., Monday September 26; • New Ross Family Resource Centre from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Thursday, September 30. Coupons will only be good for the week they are issued and will expire on the Sunday with new coupons being available on the Monday. The program will last until October 5, when the municipality will reassess the situation. The municipality asks that only those "residents who are in need to access this program so as to reserve supplies for those with little or no water." The municipality is also asking any resident with mobility or transportation issues to call the municipal office at 902 275-3554. reVISION  Municipal Plan Review.   The latest public engagement report is now online. It can be found here (http://chester.ca/document-library/property- development/planning-documents/public-engagement- materials/241-engagement-report-2nd-round/file ). For information email: revision@chester.ca  or www.chester.ca/revision   or phone 902-275-2599 (added  August 22) Information about things to see in Nova Scotia Ink and Oyster Publishing Company - A personal history publishing company in the Annapolis Valley , we create heirloom books for those who desire to share their life stories or desire to have a parent’s life story put in print.  (added October 12) Forman Hawboldt - Inventor and Entrepreneur -  Virtual Museum of Canada  (added April 25) Cyber bullying and safety for students and others Chester Artisans -  A listing of the artists and artisans in the municipality of Chester - new section “Artists of the Past” and “Inspired by Chester”   Burning Permits  no longer needed - first check municipal bye laws then  Nova Scotia Burn Safe   or call 1-855-564-2876 Oak Island  Display  -Tales and stories and pictures about Oak Island;  New sections added to the Scribes section of the web site.    There is also a display at the Atlantica Oak Island in Western Shore  The Explore Oak Island display at the Chester Train Station is  open for the season.    More information call 902-275-3718 (added June 20) Check the "Friends of Oak Island" site for  information and updates   Community Wheels  Sandra Meister -Coordinator of “Community Wheels”  Trips are also planned outside the area so check to find out where and when   23 Collicutt Road, PO Box 187, Chester, Nova Scotia B0J 1J0     Phone: (902) 275-5585  0r  Fax: (902) 275-2249 Email: sandrameister@sswap.ca Chester Visitor Information Center - We are now  open for season For information, maps and or brochures of area, please send a request by clicking here:     or call  902-275-4709  (added June 20)  Lordly House  Museum site - -     Closed for the season .  Information  or to book a tour  -   902-275-3842   or 902- 275-2030 

Every Wednesday from 1:30 - 3 PM join us for 

Crafts and Conversation- get help,

learn how to do it, share ideas.  Free of charge. 

(added  Sept 26)

 Parts of our museum holdings are now on line at Nova Muse.  Click here to view the items Lordly House Computer Access Site      Closied for the season   Information  902-275-3842   or 902-275- 2030 .   This is an open Wi-Fi site.    Providing access for the general public to the Internet.     (added  September 12) Chester Municipal Heritage Page     - Regular meeting  November 1 at Lordly House, Central Street - 7:00 PM;   (added October 10) Farmer’s Market  Closed for the season     More information  (added October 10) Municipality of Chester  - Council Meeting Minutes etc.;  Municipal Recreation Commission   Chester Recreation  Fall Program Brochure- registration and information  (added  September 17) Village of Chester -   information about the village of Chester.  We hold regular monthly meetings every second Wednesday of the month at 7:00pm at our office located at 27 Pleasant St (corner of Pleasant and King).  A public forum will be held on the fourth Wednesday of the month for residents to present ideas and problems encountered, at our offices 7:00 -9:00 PM.  The first and thrid Wednesdays of the month are Committee of the Whole (COW)  meetings.  The public is encouraged to attend.   Phone 902-275- 4482; email is office@villageofchester.org   (added April 11) Zoe Valle Library - Information and hours Bible quiz, answers to last week's quiz, and information   Chester United Baptist Church   web site (added October 24) Links with information on aging and improving the quality of life  for seniors   (added February 4) Want information about making a costume for a 250th celebration?  Check this out.  Information specifically about social media safety!  (added October 24)
© Carol A. Nauss, February, 2014