Welcome To


A site featuring information about the Municipality

of the District of Chester -

Below a list of updated materials for  the week of 

April 24,  2017

Canada’s 150th Celebration - You need to begin to plan your event so that it can be included in a listing of the year’s events to be circulated to all residents and posted on the web.  To find out more or to list your event - sooner than later- email canauss@gmail.com , phone 902-275- 3826 or Kathryn Gamache  at connect@aspotogan.org  , phone 902-857-1133 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 ; Internet Safety for children     (Added April 11) 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.   Closed for the Season -  More information call 902- 275-3718 (added November 7) 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 -  Lordly House  Museum site - -     Closed for the season .  Open by appointment;  Information  or to book a tour  -   902-275-3842   or 902- 275-2030 

Crafts and Conversation  

Monday,  at 1:30 pm - get help, learn

how to do it, share ideas.  Free of charge.  (added 

April 11)

 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     - Meeting  Annual General Meeting , April 28, 2017;  at St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish Hall, Regent Street 7:00 PM;  Guest Speaker Duncan McNeill, “ Parish Church of St. Charles des Mines at Grand Pré”   (added March 20) Farmer’s Market  Closed for the season     More information  (added October 10) Municipality of Chester  - Council Meeting Minutes etc.;  Municipal Recreation Commission   Chester Recreation  Winter Program Brochure- registration and information  (added  January 2017) 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 April 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