The Chichester Historical Society will be cancelling the September
12th program on the History of the Chichester Congregational Church
due to water and plumbing problems at the Historical Society Museum.
Hopefully, the problem can be solved and regular programming can
Chichester Grange will meet on Wednesday, September 7,
at 7 p.m. upstairs in the Grange Hall.
Many thanks to the members of the group
who organized this year’s Old Home Day. The weather was pleasant,
the Fun-Run was exuberant, the food was delicious, and the bonfire
was a nice addition. It was a fine low-key event, affording the
Chichester community a great opportunity to visit with their
Out Of Your
Attic Thrift Shop News
Please remember we have a wheel chair available for loan, free of
charge. We also have a toilet seat riser, a walker, and a
sliding shower chair.
Items for sale include: a 3 story doll house, with some furniture.
We will be closed Mon. Sept. 5th for Labor Day! Hard to
believe it is Sept. already and fall merchandise will be appearing
on our shelves. Open Tues. & Thurs. 8-4; Wed. 11-4 & Sat. 10-4
on Rte 28, 5 miles north on rte 28-in a long plaza on your left from
the traffic circle. 247-7191.
Public Library News
Thanks to everyone who dropped by the Book Sale and the Farmers’
Market, and thanks to the Grange for co-sponsoring the latter with
us. Support for the local vendors, as well as the library, is
so important and our interaction with both certainly enhances the
feeling of community.
The Knitting Group meets this afternoon at 3:30. Stop in any
Wednesday afternoon in this time slot to start, work on or finish
that knitting project. Don’t forget that now is the perfect
time to start those holiday gifts.
Tomorrow at noon will be the monthly meeting of the Book Club.
We’ll be discussing The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Bring
your lunch and settle in for some good discussion.
Monday, September 5th, is Labor Day. The library will be
Even with school going on, the library continues to plan for the
kids in town to have some fun. Mark your calendars for a
“Video Game Tournament” on September 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the
library. Participants can decide whether or not they want to
play “Smash Brothers” or “Mario Kart 8.” (We’re so lucky to
have a gaming professional in our community. Thanks, Matt.)
Sign up is required.
Clark’s Grain Store’s “Chicken Lady” Retires After 35 Years
Judy Lessels retires after 35 years of service at Clark’s
For 35 years you’ve seen her smile
And give us advice with such elegant style
Judy, our resident chicken lady helps us all Never too busy to take
a call Sick ducks, tense turkeys, and hens that are broody Pigs with
problems, cats and dogs, and horses that are moody Advice about
flowers and vegetables too Gardening gloves, hats, and tools, to
mention a few As part of the work crew, she’s second to none She can
be serious, but mostly a barrel of fun Come by on Wednesday, and
just say, “Hi” Before she rides off into the sunset waving goodbye!