At Home In Chatham

AT HOME IN CHATHAM
 

By Mary Tunny Weichert

The word home brings many good feelings, happy memories, emotionally moving visual images, and hopeful expectations to my mind. It is the place I begin and end each of my days. It is the safe haven I share with my family, friends, and pets. When I am home, I feel protected, welcomed, loved, respected, and at ease. It is my retreat from the ...

A Week at the Library of the Chathams Monday, November 23 – Sunday, November 29, 2020

Celebrate with Our Cookbooks

We want to bring new inspiration to your holiday cooking.  Whether you’re a novice or a technically trained gourmet chef we have the book for you.  If you would like to learn more about various cultures, current dietary trends, or simply learn how to make the perfect pie check us out.  Relish in learning more about celebrity chefs and their ...

A Week at the Library of the Chathams Monday, November 16 – Sunday, November 22, 2020

Thank You to All Our Donors and Volunteers!
The Library of the Chathams Board of Trustees, the staff and the Friends of the Library would like to thank all our donors and volunteers for their generous contributions from September 2019 to September 2020.  We appreciate your wonderful support throughout the year.  Click here to see the complete list of ...

Can Dividend Stocks Pay Off?

Historically, investors have gravitated towards dividend stocks and for good reason.  Since 1926, as much as half of investors’ total return from the S&P 500 Index has come from dividends.  Those dividend stocks have been nearly twice as profitable as the non-dividend paying stocks.

Dividends increase the likelihood that a company is profitable and generating cash flow to ...

Claiming Social Security: Part One - The Basics

The Pandemic has caused many to leave the workforce earlier than they had planned.  It has prompted others to begin a deep dive into their retirement planning.  Either way, more people are examining their Social Security statements closely, to determine what it all means.  When to begin taking Social Security benefits is one of the most consequential decisions you can ...

Taxpayer Relief Initiative aims to help those financially affected by COVID-19

November 21, 2020

The IRS reviewed its collection activities to see how it could provide relief for taxpayers who owe taxes but are struggling financially because of the pandemic. The agency is expanding taxpayer options for making payments and other ways to resolve tax debt.

Taxpayers who owe taxes always had options to get help through payment plans and other tools from the IRS. The new IRS Taxpayer Relief ...

NJ Restaurants Look to ‘Bubbles’ to Stay Afloat This Winter

November 22, 2020

In a normal winter, Mhairi Robertson tries to fill the seats inside Bistro La Source, a swanky French restaurant in Jersey City. This year, she’s trying to fill bubbles.

Robertson, the manager of the restaurant, says the six plastic dining bubbles situated in the restaurant’s parking lot is an essential part of their business plan, as indoor dining is currently capped at 12 ...

Obituaries

Alan J. Robertson 92, of Bonita Springs, FL and a former resident of Chatham ...
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Visit the Home of One of America's Most Celebrated Poets: The Robert Frost Stone House Museum

November 21, 2020

SHAFTSBURY, VT -- Erin McKenny, Director of the Robert Frost Stone House Museum, joined TAPintoTV’s Brian Brodeur to discuss the museum and the lasting legacy of one of America's most celebrated poets.

We know whose woods these were—Robert Frost lived in the home for nine years starting in 1920. The home is located in Shaftsbury, Vermont, and is operated by Bennington College.