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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

May 23,  2016

reVISION  Municipal Plan Review.  It’s time for the MODC to create a new Municipal Plan that will guide growth and changes over the next 25 years.  What’s your vision?  We want to hear from  you!  Information and a survey available at the link below.   For more information, contact:  revision@chester.ca 902-275-2599  (added  September 9) 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 by appointment.    To access the display call 902-275-3718 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  closed for season For information, maps and or brochures of area, please send a request by clicking here:     or call  902.275.4709  (added November 1)  Lordly House  Museum site - -    Closed for the season,   to access our files at other times call   902-275-3826   or 902- 275-2030   Parts of our museum holdings are now on line at Nova Muse.  Click here to view the items Lordly House Computer Access Site    Closed.  To  arrange an appointment please call  902-275-3826   or 902-275- 2030 .   This is an open Wi-Fi site.    Providing access for the general public to the Internet.     (added  September 14) Chester Municipal Heritage Page     - Regular meeting  May 3  at Lordly House, 133 Central Street - 7:00 PM;   (added April 25) Farmer’s Market  Opening  for the season  in May 27th     More information  (added May 16) Municipality of Chester  - Council Meeting Minutes etc.;  The latest edition of municipal insight is due to hit mailboxes any day now, but you can get a preview by clicking here   to download and read it today! (added March 13) Municipal Recreation Commission   Chester Recreation  Winter Program Brochure- registration and information  (added  April) Village of Chester - Dates to mark:  Annual General Meeting - Wednesday May 25 at St. Stephen’s Anglican Parish Centre Advance Poll - Saturday, May 28 from 9 am - 7 pm at 27 Pleasant Street Election Day - Monday, May 30 from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm at 27 Pleasant Street  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 May 23) 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.
© Carol A. Nauss, February, 2014