Welcome To


A site featuring information about the Municipality

of the District of Chester -

Below a list of updated materials for  the week of 

May 1, 2019

A new Oak Island web site designed by Digital Fusion and the Heritage Society is now on line.  Check it out.    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.  Forman Hawboldt - Inventor and Entrepreneur -  Virtual Museum of Canada  Cyber bullying and safety for students and others ; Internet Safety for children    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 and on Oak Island Centre on Oak Island. The Explore Oak Island display at the Chester Train Station is   Closed for the season  More information call 902-275-3718 or 902-275- 2592 (added March 4) Oak Island Centre    Displays, guides, gift shop - admission free, open to all.   Crandall Road off of   Route #3 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 2019 displays at the Chester Train Station feature:  Wooden Boat Building, Wrought Iron work,  and  Station 20 Craft Shoppe.  Continuing displays Oak Island, Gold Mining and Railway Memories  CLOSED for the season - opening May 15  Lordly House  Museum site - -     Closed   for the season   Information  or to book a tour  -   902-275-3842   or 902- 275-2030    (added March 4)

Crafts and Conversation  will

continue every Thursday, 1:00  -

3:00 pm   at the Chester Train

Staion  get help, learn how to do it, share ideas. 

Enjoy a glass of  tea or coffee.   Free of charge. 

(added  March 15)

 Parts of our museum holdings are now on line at Nova Muse.  Click here to view the items Lordly House Computer Access Site      Closed  for the season  Opening for the season June 18 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 9) Chester Municipal Heritage Page     - Next regular meeting  last Tuesday in the month at 7:00 PM at the Chester Train Station, 20 Smith Road Farmer’s Market  Closed for the season    More information  (added October 11) Municipality of Chester  - Council Meeting Minutes etc.;  Municipal Recreation Commission   Chester Recreation  Fall Program Brochure- registration and information  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   Zoe Valle Library - Information and hours Links with information on aging and improving the quality of life  for seniors    Information specifically about social media safety!  
© Carol A. Nauss, February, 2014