A Listing of all Chester, Connecticut businesses on this web site in alphabetical order:
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Aaron Manor Health Care Facility

A short-term, long-term, outpatient
rehabilitation and nursing facility
providing the highest quality health care
services for over 50 years. Now offering
wellness services and exercise classes to
our patients and the community
3 South Wig Hill Road 860-526-5316

Action Potential Therapeutic Massage
Performance and relaxation massage with biomechanical analysis for athletes and anyone who uses their body.
Midge Beecher, MS, LMT 860-526-4821

ADG Graphic Design
Creative and effective solutions for consumer product packaging, board games, puzzles, POS displays, logos & identity, and collateral.
32-1 Goose Hill Road 860-526-2360

Adult Vocational Programs, Inc.
Providing employment placement and training opportunities to disadvantaged people.
191-4 Middlesex Avenue - P.O. Box 435

AJ Shea Construction
Specializing in any Residential Construction. Any project, Large or Small!
Web Site
2 Main Street Essex, Connecticut 06426


Priscilla Martel and Charlie van Over, cookbook authors and chefs, offer creative consulting services to artisan bakeries, restaurants and specialty food manufacturers. Members of the Bread Baker's Guild and the IACP.
PO Box 449
49 Ferry Road 860-526-4154

All American Chimney Sweeps
Chimney cleaning, liners, waterproofing, repairs and installs.

Award winning photojournalist and landscape photographer. Available for special events, weddings and environmental portraiture. Framed images, large and small, of intimate landscapes and everyday life always on hand. Constantly pursuing the art of observation. Open by chance or appointment.
http://www.almalpa.com almalpa@mac.com
4 Spring St. Tel: 860 558-5499

Ameri-Can Spirit Tours
Inbound and outbound-Motorcoach group; complete services including meals, lodging, entertainment, theatre, etc.
27 Castle View Drive (860) 526-9935

Anna Shubik Sweeney
General Practice of Law: Estate Planning, Wills, Probate, Real Estate, Lemon Law Arbitration, Conservation Easements. Justice of the Peace.
5 Maple Street 860-526-2220 - E-mail

Smith Brothers Insurance, Inc.
2 North Main Street

Arline Roberts Stanton Interiors
Specializing in fine paper goods, children's gifts and vintage collectibles.
We miss you Arlene after you retired!

A Style Above
Full service hair salon specializing in precision haircuts and customized hair color. Retail products include Redkin, Sebastian, Keratin complex by Coppola and fairy tales for children.
Weekdays 9-5 - Thursday and Friday evenings until 8pm - Saturdays 9-3 - Closed Mondays
159 D Main Street (860) 526-2321

Baker's Half Dozen Day Care
Home day care in business for 18 + years.
9 Baker Road 860-526-3807

James Baker_Artist
29 East Liberty Street

Barbara Holbink

Creation of baskets made of fabric. All shapes and sizes. Custom work also done.
85 Water Street 860-526-5897

Belisle & Sons Custom Carpentry
Specializing in kitchen & bath remodeling, basement finishing, decks, additions, built-in cabinets, interior trim, window replacements.
10 Gilbert Hill Rd

Blackkat Leather
A new take on hand crafted leather goods. All bags, belts, and accessories are designed, cut, and sewn by hand to produce the highest quality product that will last a lifetime.
1 Main St

Blue Heron Chester
Hand-chosen gifts, beautifully packaged. All waiting for you to peruse online.
Stop by - we're always open.

BRAVO! Interactive Media
27 S. Wig Hill - Chester, Connecticut - 06412

Brian House
Provides residential programs for developmentally-disabled adults.
Open Daily: 8am to 5pm
191-4 Middlesex Ave. 860-526-5306

Brown-Eyed Girl
A salon and day spa serving the needs of both men and women with professionally trained staff in a pampering and relaxed atmosphere. Cutting edge product lines, the latest in hair & fashion accessories.
Accommodating hours.
4 Water Street 860-526-3035

Brushmill by the Waterfall
On the waterfall at the historic Rogers & Champion Brushworks, with covered bridge, chestnut beams and fireplace and outdoor dining terraces. Come and enjoy
Classic-American cuisine with a twist.
Live music on weekends.
129 West Main Street 860-526-9898

Built Rite Construction LLC.
Home remodeling company
64 East Kings Hwy 860-526-9970

Burns Tree Service
10 Grote Road


Camp Hazen YMCA
Summer youth resident and day camps, teen leadership programs. Year-round outdoor education, team building and leadership development programs, retreats and conferences.
204 West Main Street 860-526-9529

Canoga Wealth Management
Canoga Wealth Management was founded with one simple principle; Give our customers the optimum return for their level of risk.
9 North Main Street 860-526-5000

Capco Inc.
Precision metal fabrication and product development
10 Denlar Drive P.O. Box 378 860-526-9535

Carpentry & Home Maintenance
I do home remodeling, renovations and repairs, small jobs and large, providing top quality workmanship, 30 years experience, reasonable rates.
Walter Terlecki
36 Goose Hill Rd. 860-526-5431

Caryn B. Davis Photography
Caryn B. Davis is a professional photographer with a studio in Chester. She creates beautiful, clean, crisp images of interiors, exteriors, home décor, gardens, boats and people for travel, corporate, portrait, event and construction site documentation.
1 Spring Street 860-526-5936

Caryn Paradis
Multi-faceted designer ready to help with a fresh interior design for your commercial or residential space. Also able to help you with your graphic and or full marketing campaign both print and web service ready!
43 Main Street 860-526-9735

Castle Marina
A well protected marina on Chester Creek with secure winter storage available. In the summer you can enjoy your boat with family and friends, swim in the pool and relax in the gazebo.
61 Railroad Avenue 860-526-2735

Cedar Lake Snack Shack
West Main St
Chester, Connecticut

Chester Airport
Charter flights, Lower Valley scenic
passenger rides, Block Island shuttle
services, flight instruction, and pilot
Summer 8 AM - 8 PM Off-season 9 - 5
Three miles from Chester Center
61 Winthrop Road 860-526-4321

Chester Bookkeeping
email: chesterbookkeeping@gmail.com
Full service bookkeeping for small businesses and individuals. Specializing in non-profit organizations.

The Chester Bottle Shop
We have one of the finest wine collections in Southeast Connecticut. Hundreds of imported and domestic beers. Expert event planning. Mon - Sat 9 - 8
191 Middlesex Avenue 860-526-5711

Chester Charter, Inc.
Located at the Chester Airport

Charter flights, flight instruction and Lower Valley scenic passenger rides 7 days per week.
Featuring Ray Ban sunglasses and other pilot supplies. Block Island Shuttle Services.
Summers: 8am-8pm.
Off-season: 9am-5pm.
61 Winthrop Road (860) 526-4321

Chester Child Center, Inc.
A non-profit daycare/nursery school serving this area since 1973. Serving ages 3-8. Monday-Friday: 7:00am to 5:30pm - All year round.
25 West Main Street (860) 526-3337

Chester Fife & DrumCorp.
Established in 1868, we are the oldest continually active corps in the state. Comprised of members young and seasoned, we are family oriented and always looking to welcome new members!

Chester Gallery
Featuring Connecticut artists, quality custom framing by Jack Baker and contemporary baskets by Sosse Baker, in a Victorian Parlor setting since 1982. Gallery openings coordinated with Chester Nights. Tues - Sat 10 - 5
76 Main Street 860-526-9822
We miss you Jack, RIP.

Chester Garden Club
VP: Marie Ready - Corresponding Secretary: Kaye Porter The Chester garden club has a membership of 40, and is a member of the National Council of State garden Clubs incorporated, North East Region of federated Garden Clubs, and Federated garden Club of CT Inc. District 3. Do a variety of continuing projects and activities including civic development and conservation, gardening with herbs, with a herb of the month presentation garden therapy and floriculture in and around Chester, Connecticut.
Meeting Location: United Church of Chester - 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm
PO Box 415
President: Ruth Thayer - (860) 526-9034

Chester - Hadlyme Ferry
Established in 1769. Today the Selden III provides a convenient, direct link between Chester & Hadlyme at Rt 148. Operates April 1st - November 30th
Closed Thanksgiving Day
Mon - Fri 7 AM - 6:45 PM
Sat - Sun 10:30 AM - 5 PM
For further information: 860-443-3856

The Chester Historical Society
Step into yesteryear at "The Mill," a 19th-century factory along Pattaconk Brook. Visitors are always welcome to attend lectures, workshops, exhibits and entertaining events. Visit our website for information and a schedule.
9 West Main Street

Chester Land Trust
The Carini Preserve Botanical Walk is a community education project, as is the Nature Trail at the elementary school. Visit chesterct.com/landtrust.htm for further information on our mission and programs.
PO Box 82 860-526-5745

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Chester Meeting House
This cherished landmark building, built in 1795 and restored in 1972, is home to town meetings and events, including the Robbie Collomore Concert Series and the Meeting House Players. Permission for private use may be obtained by contacting the Selectman's office.
4 Liberty Street Info: 860-526-0013

Chester Museum at The Mill

Discover how the Chester community
lived and prospered by utilizing natural
resources, evolving technologies, and
ingenuity. Our renovated 19th-century
factory has permanent and changing
exhibits. Open weekends spring to fall.
9 West Main Street 860-526-5781

The Chester Package Store
Fine wines, spirits and beers of the world.
Tastings, personalized service and special orders.
Let us help with your next occasion.
Mon - Sat 9 - 8
1 North Main 860-526-5305

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Chester Point Marina
A full-service marina! Slips, inside/outside winter storage, mechanical, rigging, painting/fiberglass, welding/fabrication and boat sales. Swimming pool, picnic areas, satellite TV, Wi-Fi and marine store. Open year-round. Transients welcome!
72 Railroad Avenue 860-526-1661

Chester Public Library
Mon 10 - 12 & 2 - 8 Tues 2 - 6
Wed 10 - 12 & 2 - 6 Thur 2 - 8
Fri 10 - 12 & 2 - 6 Sat 10 - 2
Linda T. Fox, Librarian
21 West Main Street 860-526-0018

Chester Town Office Building and Government
Chester Town Hall and Government
Mon - Thurs 9-noon, 1-4, Tues 9-noon, 1-7 pm, Fri 9 - noon. Closed legal holidays.
203 Middlesex Avenue, P.O. Box 218

Chester Veterinary Clinic PC
Complete veterinary medical and surgical services.
Mon, Thur 8:15 - 11:30AM & 3 - 7PM Tues, Wed, Fri 8AM - 5PM Sat 8AM - Noon
264 Middlesex Avenue 860-526-5313

Chester Village West
A retirement community known for its charm, friendly residents and staff. The large apartments and houses offer an independent lifestyle with activities, fine dining and in-home health care if needed. Owned by Life Care Services, Inc.
317 West Main Street 860-526-6800

Chesterfields Healthcare
Chesterfields Health Care Center is a leading provider of short term rehabilitation and long term living services. Nancy Luddy, Administrator nluddy@apple-rehab.com
132 Main Street 860-526-5363

Chrisholm Marina
A full-service marina in a park-like setting with the personnel & facilities for all boating needs, summer and winter. Wooden boats are welcome.
Summer: 7 days a week 8 - 5
Winter: Mon - Fri 9 - 3
Weekends by appointment.
226 Middlesex Avenue 860-526-5147

Christopher J. Kearns DDS
4 Water Street P.O. Box 510 860-526-4921

Claudia Post Studio
Claudia Post Fine Art Paintings and Portraiture
Award winning Portrait painter and Master Pastellist. Commisssions accepted in Oil or pastel. Portraits, Still life, Plein Air, Genre and Figure paintings.
website: www.claudiapost.com or www.fineartstudioonline.com/claudiapost
Home Studio by appointment.
860 526 2285

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CL Pfeiffer Studio
Metals sculptor Connie Pfeiffer has worked from her Chester studio more than eight years.
Visit the artist in her new East Haddam Studio. Showcasing exceptional contemporary work by invited artist friends. Hours change seasonally. clpfeifferstudio@aol.com

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Colt House Gallery & Antiques
Vollers Design Gallery 31.47
Featuring box constructions, wall
reliefs, and digital imagery archival
prints by Chester artist Bill Vollers.
Also a collection of antique toys, folk
art, primitives and other collectables.
By appointment or chance.

We miss you Bill! Moved to the Velvet Mill in Stonington, CT.

Compass Rose
Casual womens clothing.
Moved to Deep River, CT.


Leif Nilsson Spring Street Studio & Gallery
Thursdays May - August - 7 pm - 9 pm
Sundays November - April - 4 pm - 6pm
Check the site for more cool information about the bands.
$20 donation - BYOB - Outdoor Bistro Style Seating in the Amphitheatre. inside the gallery if inclement weather.
1 Spring Street in Chester Center.
(860) 526-2077

Connecticut Jewelry Appraisers
Independent jewelry appraiser specializing in estate and insurance appraisals of modern, estate, antique fine jewelry, gemstones and watches.
3 Sypher Rd. P.O. Box 521
860-391-3001 860-526-9058

Connecticut River Artisans Cooperative
Experience the unusual at our fine art and craft cooperative. Shop for beautiful handcrafts and meet the artists. Special exhibits, monthly receptions. Holiday sale. Wed - Sun 11 - 6
Open everyday July, Aug, Nov, Dec. http://www.ctriverartisans.org
Moved to Essex, CT.

CT River Electric LLC.
Residential and commercial electrical services.
8 Brooks Lane 860-685-8776

Congregation Beth Shalom Rodfe Zedek
We are a welcoming congregation, devoted to living and teaching our Jewish heritage, while offering opportunities for spritiual, personal and intellectual growth. We gather every Shabbat and on many other occasions to find, each in our own way, spiritual connections and answers.
55 East Kings Highway

Contemplative Landscapes
Nationally recognized garden designer, speaker and horticulturist. Consultations and garden planning.
57 Cedar Lake Rd 860-526-1558

Creative Dance at the Chester Community Center

Dr. Cynthia Frantz, River Valley Acupuncture & Chiropractic
Integration of chiropractic examination and treatment with Oriental Medicine techniques. Specializing in musculoskeletal and sports injuries.

Cynthia Glacken Associates, Inc.
We create powerful concepts, copy and designs that enable non-profit organizations and businesses to be known, appreciated and successful.
69 Main Street Ste. 2A 860-526-8678 860-526-8919

C&G Unparalleled Apparel

A signature collection of clothing and
accessories for women and men. Easy,
comfortable, seasonal and timeless.
Come find what you didn’t even know
you were looking for!
Wed - Sun 12 - 5 cgchester.com
3 North Main, 1st floor 860-526-3284

C&G Posters & Prints
A collection of posters representing
40 years of award-winning graphics by
Cummings & Good. Original fine art,
limited edition prints and the design
studio's annual "time capsule" calendar.
Wed - Sun 12 - 5 cgchester.com
3 North Main, 2nd floor 860-526-9597

C&G Photo Anew

Restoration and transformation of
old (and new) photographs. Scanning,
color and value adjusting, retouching,
sizing and archival printing.
Wed - Fri 12 - 5 cgchester.com
3 North Main, 2nd floor 860-526-9597

Danemark Photography

A collection of fine art nature, landscape and travel photographs by Dana Warnquist. Please visit my online gallery at: http://DanemarkPhotography.com
Moved to Canada.

Deep Hollow Farm

A 53-acre site with farm and forest at the fringe of Cockaponset State Forest. Since 2012, we’ve been growing fresh vegetables and herbs on 1.4 acres for our neighbors, friends, and customers in southern Connecticut.
46 Deep Hollow Rd 860-969-7620

Delivery Service of Connecticut LLC

Newspaper home delivery; special delivery for businesses, office parks, condominiums & retirement communities.
27 Deep Hollow Rd.860-526-3361

Designed 4 Paws
I design and produce handmade clothes and accessories for dogs, accessories for cats, plus totes, pillows, etc. for animal lovers.
36 Goose Hill Rd. 860-526-5431

Desnoyers Building & Remodeling
Quality craftsmanship in all facets of
building and remodeling. Residential
and commercial. References available
upon request. Licensed and Insured.
Certified Green Builder.
Michael Desnoyers
59 Cedar Lake Road 860-526-5521

Dina Varano
A spirited gallery featuring jewelry designed
and handcrafted by owner Dina Varano, accompanied by a collection of innovative gifts designed by fellow artists. Visit and be inspired!
Tues - Sat 10 - 5:30 Sun 12 - 5
27 Main Street 860-526-8866

Diversified Pest Management Inc.
Jerry the Bug man pest management services.
231 W. Main Street
Jerry Walden 860-526-2277

DLS Builders LLC.
New construction & remodeling; residential and commercial
292 W. Main Street 860-526-1678

Doggie Doody
Professional canine concierge services. Providing walking, drop in sitting, transporting scheduled services or emergency and pooper scooping services.
email: clinn33@comcast.net
33 Kings Highway 860-740-7123

Jody Dole Studio
Photography production and electronic imaging for product, advertising, editorial, museum and corporate design. Still life, lifestyle, location, marine, aviation and 19th century collodion wet plate specialty. Stock images, private workshops, fine art archival prints.
.jodydole.com 860-526-8602

Eagle Landing Residential Care Home
Eagle Landing offers a homelike environment for individuals who need assistance with daily living. Meals, housekeeping, transportation and activities provided.
http://www.eaglelanding.com debbie@eaglelanding.com
268 Middlesex Ave. 860-526-2419

Elizabeth Gourlay Artist egourlay@snet.net
17 Maple Street 860-526-2695

ELLE Design Studio
Offering full interior design services alongside a curated collection of home furnishings and accessories that align with our principles of sustainability, fair trade, and just plain good looks.
1 Main Street

eo art
eo art lab
An art gallery featuring mostly abstract work that explores the curious realm between art and science. Both established and emerging artists from across the nation are featured. The ever-changing exhibitions present works of deep passion, keen intellect, and rare talent. Experience the energy and reward yourself or someone else with the everlasting joy of art.
69-2 Main Street, 860.526.4833

Errol Horner Architect
Sensitive design that reflects the client's specific needs.
25 Maple Street 860-526-1137

Essex Commercial Construction
2 Main Street
Essex, Conencticut 06426
Specializing in any commercial construction project, Large or Small!
Web Site

Exit 6
Danceable arrangements of soul, rock
and jazz standards with deep grooves,
soaring vocals and dueling guitars.
Brian Wilkens, Jeremy Ziemann,
Jason Baker, Mark Zanardi, Justin Good,
and Joell Jacob. Chris Gosman and
Hans Lohse accompany on occasion.

Essex Savings Bank

Chester, 203 Middlesex Avenue,
Essex, 35 Plains Road,
Essex, 9 Main Street,
Madison, 99 Durham Road,
Old Lyme, 101 Halls Road,
Old Saybrook, 155 Main Street,
In Connecticut Toll-Free 877-377-3922
Member FDIC • Equal Housing Lender

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Flight Way Farm
Riding lessons on kind, safe horses help build self-esteem and confidence. 40 years of teaching experience. Terry Schreiber
40 Winthrop Road 860-526-9683

Forst Plumbing & Heating LLC
New work, remodeling, repair, boiler renewal, baseboard & radiant heating installations.
Joe Forst 860-526-5101

Fox & Co. Inc.
Marketing consulting company that helps clients increase revenues and gross margin percentage.
1 Gilbert Hill Rd 860-526-2286

Francine Cornaglia, Certified Public Accountant
As a tax preparer/financial advisor, I help clients minimize taxes and plan for retirement and asset protection.
11 Goose Hill Rd. P.O Box 617 860-526-3247

The French Hen is a gift boutique where you will discover the beautiful,unique and the curious. Lush with product and creativity, the store will delight your senses.
14 Main St
(860) 526-1406



Handmade clothing—designed and
made right here, by Trish Ginter frockshoppe.com

Gardens By Guido Liberatore
Landscaping from design to maintenance.
12 Middlesex Ave. 860-526-2567

GBR Systems Corporation
GBR is a manufacturer of mailing systems that process invoices and statements including insertion into envelopes.
12 Inspiration Lane 860-526-9561

Getty Gas
** OPEN till 11PM!
Mini-Mart - Milk, Eggs, Conveniences, Lottery
Hours: daily 7am-11pm.
Rt. 154, Haddam, CT (2 miles North of Chester)

Glendale Manor
Personalized Assisted Living and Residential Care in a beautiful home environment.
24 hours a day, a highly qualified staff provides residents assistance in their daily routines
such as bathing, dressing, grooming and taking medication.
268 Middlesex Avenue - or - P.O. Box 104
(860) 526-2419 - Email

Goodspeed Musicals - The Norma Terris Theatre
Goodspeed's second stage. Many of the best musicals being written today get their start here
before going on to New York and across the country. Theatre runs May, August & November.
33 North Main Street 860-873-8668

Guest House Retreat

and Conference Center
A not-for-profit educational retreat and conference center offering a wide range of programs. We also host organizations and teachers who wish to present their own retreats, conferences, or programs.
318 West Main Street 860-322-5770

Grano Restaurant
6 Main Street
(860) 322-3143

Hale Hill Biofuels

Rethink... ReFuel Providing locally
produced sustainable biodiesel blends for home heating, and on/off road diesel. We've reduced CO2 emissions over 2,550 tons to date!
For fuel delivery: 1-888-425-3445
18 Main Street 860-526-8836

The Hammered Edge Studio & Gallery
Hand-wrought jewelry by artist/owner Kathryne Wright. An exotic collection of new, vintage and antique jewelry, beads, buttons, textiles, world music & international artifacts. Custom design, jewelry repair & classes.

Harvest Moon Design Build
1 Main Street

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Hays Haven Marina
A family owned and operated marina, with gas dock (89, 93 Octane and Diesel fuel), bathroom facilities, ship store, picnic area, launch ramp, transient slips and winter storage.
59 Railroad Avenue 860-526-9366

Hydro Data Inc.
Mapping of the seafloor, riverbeds & lakebeds. Oceanographic, hydrographic & geophysical data acquisition and presentation.
Nancy Byrne mailto:nbyrne@snet.net
P.O. Box 340 860-526-4442

Internet radio statio. The Stream feeding the river valley.
Moved to Ivoryton, CT.

Interior Solutions
25 years of experience in commercial and residential interior design. NCIDQ certified.
9 Johnson Rd. 860-526-2504

It's Theatretime
Birthday Parties, Preschools, Libraries. Story telling through role playing singing and music.
For more info:
(860) 526-5804

Jack & Jill Cooperative Nursery School
A non-profit cooperative nursery school since 1968. Ages 3 - 5 welcome.
AM classes 8:30 - 11:30, Tuesday and Thursday
PM classes 12:00 - 3:00, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
25 West Main Street (860)526-5774

J. Brian Buckley / Design

Residential Design & Space Planning
59 Wig Hill Road (860) 526-5227

Jerry Weiss, Artist Studio
Artist's studio, open by appointment only.
30 S. Wig Hill Rd. 860-526-9428

Jill Butler... art & design

Jill's watercolor illustrations, collages and tabletop products are on display and available for purchase. The Studio Gallery, located above the Wheatmarket, is open to the public. Visitors welcome, groups by appointment.
4 Water Street 860-526-5155

John Martorelli Musician
Guitarist singer songwriter, live performer, guitar teacher, studio musician.
51 Deep Hollow Rd. 860-526-5597

John R. Schroeder, AIA
A professional design firm specializing in architecture, interiors, and planning with over 20 years experience encompassing projects of all sizes and levels of complexity. Our design solutions are highly functional and our aesthetic approach is open, flexible, and contextually responsive. Enjoy an engaging process with a gratifying result.
69-2 Main Street jrsaia.com 860-526-5838

Joplin Construction & Property Management, LLC.
New construction & rehab/reuse of old buildings.
28 Denlar Drive P.O. Box 497

Joseph's Photography, Inc.
A full-service portrait studio since 1982 specializing in on-location portraiture, serving New England and beyond.
Visit us at josephs.com
By appointment. 860-526-5019

Judy Splittgerber APRN LLC.
Addressing behavioral and emotional problems with children, teens, adults and families via counseling and medication management.
19 N. Main Street 860-526-4212

Keith Lovell Art & Design
59 Goose Hill Rd. 860-227-1528


9 Water Street
(860) 526-4381

Land Survey & Technical Services, Inc.
Boundary, Topographic, and Photogrammetric surveys...Deed research...Construction surveys.
86 Main Street (860) 526-4522


Gift shop.
4 Water Street 860-526-322-4047

Producer, Journalist, Coordinator, Fundraiser "Capable, Creative, Committed" http://sites.google.com/site/agnelliprowriter/

Lauren S. Gister
General Practice of Law Divorce and Family Mediation
PO Box 249 3 Maple St (860) 526-2999 - Email

Laura Meisel Acupuncture
150 Main Street 860-526-4945

Law Office of Ann Monaghan, LLC
General law practice specializing in civil actions, including business disputes and formation, torts, personal injury and disputes and family law.
159 Main Street, Unit E P.O Box 343 860-575-3803

Law Office of Samuel H. Chorches
3 Maple Street P.O. Box 658 860-526-1942

Lazarus Investment Group LLC.
Property investment and management
P.O. Box 475 860-526-3983

Lori Warner Studio / Gallery

Our gallery showcases a variety of unique media our artists use to express themselves while inspiring others' creative spirit. We exhibit a carefully selected collection of beautiful and thought-provoking pieces, which are meant to make a lasting impression. Our goal is to emphasize the process of art and to demonstrate the value of the time and effort devoted to each piece. Additionally, we frequently feature guest artists that are pioneering creativity in their chosen media by exhibiting their work and hosting artist talks and demos. We're located at 21 Main Street in Chester, Connecticut.
(860) 322-4265.

Leif Nilsson Spring Street Studio & Gallery, LLC
Contemporary Impressionist landscape oil paintings & limited edition fine art prints of the Lower Connecticut River Valley, the artist's garden and Chester village and from his world travels. Open weekends 12 - 6. Other times by chance or appointment. Visit anytime at nilssonstudio.com
1 Spring Street 860-526-2077

"We've been to 81 countries from Anguilla to Wales! Where do YOU want to go? Personalized arrangements for the international traveler/cruiser. Since 1968...and still going strong! By appointment:
Suzie Balestracci, CTC
email: leisure@cshore.com
Moved to Guilford, CT

Leonard Wyeth AIA
Wyeth Architects LLC

Business Hours: 8-6 M-F
Architecture and Planning
94 West Main Street 860-526-5111
FAX: 1-860-526-5849

jewelry designed & made by mandy carroll-leiva
chester, ct 267.408.2124


An Architectural and Interior Design Studio specializing in residential and sustainable design. Our Gallery features pottery, handcrafted birdhouses and accessories for the home.
860-526-8867 Hours are by chance or appointment
Also visit us at www.lifespacearchitects.com

Little House Brewery
16 Main Street

Long Cat Graphics
A graphic design firm developing identity packages and peripherals for corporate and small business clients, and illustrations for print and digital applications.
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
P.O. Box 116 4 Water Street
Email us 860-526-9037 FAX: 1-860-526-0821

Lowrey Builders
Home improvement & contractor specializing in building additions, bath and kitchen remodeling and custom cabinetry.
12 Turkey Hill Rd. 860-526-3779

Maple and Main Gallery of Fine Art.
At Maple and Main you will find investment quality art by local, regional and nationally known artists. Our artists bring to you a diverse mix of mediums and styles ranging from traditional realism to mixed media to cutting edge contemporary works. You will experience the finest art Connecticut has to offer whether you're looking for portraits, traditional landscapes, plein air, seascapes, marine art, still life, or modern and abstract pieces. Housed in a charming building built by Samuel Colt and Pardon Stevens in 1798 which uses four tall ship masts as support beams, Maple and Main, located right in the heart of Chester Village, brims with both New England charm and stunning art work.
One Maple Street

Maple Tree Cabinetmakers, LLC

A custom cabinetry and furniture
studio specializing in kitchens and
built-ins. We design and build
custom projects of various sizes.
To learn more, please visit our
website: mapletreecabinets.com
Joshua Winkley 860-304-8408

Margo's Beauty Center
"City salon in the country." Personalized progressive hair design, with expertise in hair coloring. Extensive hair care center and boutique.
91 Middlesex Avenue (860) 526-5464

Mario S. Gioco, P.C.
Full-service accounting firm.
Flexible hours by appointment.
189 Middlesex Avenue (860) 526-1566

Mary Kay Cosmetics, Paulet Sjovall-Sales Director
I teach skin care to both men and women; glamour to women. I also teach and motivate other women and men consultants.
7 Bailey Road (860) 526-5355

Matt Austin Studio

11 Main Street

The Meeting House Players
Performances are held at the Famous Chester Meeting House

Merola's Landscaping LLC.
Landscape maintenance, planting, fencing, stone driveways, hauling, tractor & backhoe work. In business for 26 years.
3 Bishop Rd. 860-526-9262

Middlesex Hospital Primary Care - Chester
Providing conventional and natural
Family Medicine with compassion and
expertise. We look forward to being
your family's personal medical home.
John Meisel, MD Rose Cole, APRN
150 Main Street 860-526-4945

pizzaMoravela's Pizza Restaurant
New York style pizza. Come and try our delicious Philly cheese steaks, subs, pasta and salads.
Eat in - Pick up - Take out.
Summer: Mon - Sun 11AM - 10PM
Winter: Mon - Sun 11AM - 9PM
139 Middlesex Avenue 860-526-3633

mystic sisters

Mystic Sisters

Feather your nest with our eclectic
selections of vintage furnishings
and antiques. We also feature original
artwork and handmade jewelry.
Wed - Fri afternoons
Sat 10 - 5:30 and Sun 12 - 5:30

Nathan L. Jacobson & Associates, Inc.
Civil & environmental consulting engineers - roads, bridges, water supply & resources, site planning, survey & municipal engineering.
nlja.com 86 Main Street 860-526-9591

Nelson Painting
All aspects of interior/exterior painting. Attention to detail. Excellent references.
Kent R. Nelson
Free estimates at 860-227-2436

Vision. Confguration. Dialogue. New interpretations for existing structures.
Design for living well. 22 Denlar Drive
Joe Nevins SoHo 212.343.1166 x27
Chester 860-526-2365

Nilsson Spring Street Studio & Gallery, LLC
See web site

Artists' studio and gallery. Fine contemporary Impressionistic works in oil and pastel.
1 & 3 Spring Street 860-526-2077

Olsen's Sanitation Co. LLC.
Portable restroom rentals, commercial & residential septic tank pumping.
15 Airport 860-526-3404

One of A Kind Antiques LLC.
Fine and diverse collection of 17th, 18th, 19th and early 20th century American and European Antiques, furniture, paintings, through 20th century designs, Estate silver, estate jewelry, Modernism, Arts and Crafts and Appraisals. Since 1975
Hours: by appointment 860-526-9736
Moved to Deep River, CT

Organizing 4 Life
Home Organization
Eva Counter 860-525-0486

OTTO Pizza
A stylish, family friendly pizzeria offering a simple, delicious menu of wood-fired oven pizza, fresh salads and a fab selection of beer and wine. Eat in or take out. No reservations.
69 Main St
(860) 526-9445

Pagoda Timber Frames
Restoration of early homes & custom timber framing - specializing in barns and colonial homes.
8 Butter Jones Rd.
William R. Cadley 860-227-1493

Palmieri Painting
Interior/exterior painting. Residential/commercial. 25 years of quality craftsmanship on CT shoreline.
11 Wig Hill Rd.
Joseph Palmieri 860-526-9207

The Pattaconk 1850 Bar & Grill
A popular local meeting place for food and spirits. Open daily, serving lunch and dinner 11:30 - 9:45. Bar open until 12:45 AM Mon - Thurs, 1:45AM Fri - Sat. Largest draft and bottle beer selection in the River Valley.
33 Main Street 860-526-8143

Pattaconk Lawn & Landscape LLC.
Lawn & landscape maintenance.
Jeffrey Foggitt 860-526-4591

Peggy Price Illustrations
Peggy Price Illustrations, illustrations and paintings depicting the natural world around us, in black & white or color, traditional and digital media. Children portraits also.
By appointment. (860) 526-1500

The Perfect Pear
Practical basics and beautiful specialty items to make all your cooking, dining and entertaining special occasions. Chef-curated wares for the kitchen, table and bar
51 Main Street

ballsPetanque Plein Air Chester
Learn the basics and secrets of the popular French pastime, Petanque, from French national Claude Martin. Private and group lessons. Arrange a Petanque party for your next special occasion. By appointment.
16 North Main Street 860-526-9139

charb law

Peter H. Charbonnier, Esq., LLC
Serving the community in the following areas of law: Real Estate Refinance, Purchase and Sale; Small Business Purchase, Formation, Consulting and LLCs; Wills, Estate Planning and Probate Administration.
97 Main Street 860-526-1780

Phyllis Bevington Artist
89-1 Wig Hill Rd.
Phyllis Bevington 860-526-9251

Premier Carpentry & Design
Custom bookcases, crown molding, big screen TV enclosures, general carpentry and repairs
8 Pine Knoll Dr. 860-526-1401

Puro Clean
Fire, flood, mold and biohazard remediation
P.O. Box 272 Jim Pease 860-227-0793

musonQuinn-Munson Studio
The workplace and gallery of Deborah Quinn-Munson, best known for her oil, watercolor and pastel paintings of water and shoreline scenes.
Open by appointment.

This unique, semi-private gym offers memberships as well as personal training, group exercise, and nutritional coaching for all ages. As a former teacher and trainer with over 15 years experience, Rachel Ryan, MA, know how to make getting fit fun! Members hours: 5:00 am - 11:00 with FOB Key. Contact us for an appointment to see the gym
15 North Main St. Chester

Rayna's School of Dance

Offering beginner, intermediate and
advanced classes in Ballet, Tap, Jazz,
Hip Hop, and Zumba for children and
adults in a friendly environment.
Rayna Bonnano
3 Inspiration Lane 860-922-3298

The Red Pepper Gallery
Contemporary Clothing
- Accessories - Accents for the Home

reflections of chester
An integrative health center specializing in family and individual therapy. We provide a continuum of outpatient services and programs combining a variety of conventional counseling and psychotherapy with ancient eastern approaches.
15-19 North Main Street

Reliable Cleaners
Professional dry cleaning & laundry service; custom tailoring; shoe repair; drapery, suede & leather cleaning; alterations; and rug cleaning
191 Middlesex Ave. 860-526-4077

Richard G. Price, Co. Constuction and Restoration
General carpentry contracting. Historic restoration / Renovations, cabinetry and architectural millwork.
108 Main Street (860) 526-9726 - Email

sachsRichard Sachs
For over 30 years, Richard Sachs has been making bespoke bicycles by hand. We miss you!

Riveira Electric
Serving all your electrical needs from the valley to the shoreline.
Peter Riveira 112 Middlesex Avenue 860-391-3566

River Tavern
A casual and stylish restaurant with a daily changing menu, handmade cocktails and a great wine list. "The food is excellent. The decor is sleek, even stunning." The Hartford Courant
23 Main Street 860-526-9417

River Valley Acupuncture and Chiropractic
Dr. Cynthia Frantz

The integration of chiropractic examination and treatment with Oriental Medicine techniques allowing for the effective treatment of a broad spectrum of health conditions. Specializing in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries and sports injuries. Treatment modalities include chiropractic manipulation, adjunctive therapies, exercise therapy, acupuncture, moxibustion and gua sha.

R. J. Vickers Herbery
We invite you to visit our gardens and browse among our extensive line of teas, herbs, topiaries, candles, bath and body products, home decor and gifts for all. An all season shop. Wed - Sun 10 - 5
26 Water Street 860-526-4061

Robbie Collomore Music Series

Internationally known musicians
present Classical, Jazz, Folk, Bluegrass,
and World Music concerts at the
beautiful and intimate Chester Meeting
House, Sunday afternoons, Fall and
Spring. For concert schedule and ticket
information: CollomoreConcerts.org
or phone: 860-526-5745

Robida Engineering LLC.
Robida Engineering, LLC is a civil engineering firm dedicated to bring its customers top quality projects along with personalized service. We provide all areas of Civil Engineering services including Environmental Permitting, Site Plan Development, Land Use Permitting, Dam Inspection, Water Resources Engineering, Septic System Design and Construction inspection.
P.O. Box 587 860-227-7617

Rotary International - Chester
Meetings: Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm.

Roto Frank of America, Inc.
Windows and door hardware manufacturer Industrial & Manufacturing
14 Inspiration Lane 860-526-4996

Rudolph Netsch Construction Co., Inc.
Family-owned and operated construction company. Over 40 years experience, specializing in commercial, industrial and design building and construction.
Hours 8-5:30.
77 Spring Street (860) 526-9246

Authentic Italian cuisine brought to you by an Italian family. Rustica is committed to sourcing locally. Eggs and meats come from local providers whenever possible and lots of love is blended into every dish. Vicente, Andres and Conchi collaborate on the daily specials, as well as, the permanent menu items. Conchi prepares the homemade dessert selections, while our bartenders will mix your favorite cocktails, and even entice you with a few creative ideas of their own.
189 Middlesex Ave.

Savvy Optics Corp.
Optical design and engineering consulting firm, specializing in surface quality, surface finish and lens design.
35 Gilbert Hill Rd.

johnsonScandinavian Photography
Known throughout New England for his wedding photo-journalism, Erik K. Johnson creates sensitive on-location and studio portrait studies of children and families. Gallery hours by chance or appointment.

School System Elementary School in Chester
Regional School District No. 4
Junior & Senior High School
Post Office 100 Main Street
Zip code 06412
County Middlesex

Dr. Kim S. Senay, D.D.S.
Hours: By appointment.
Friendly Dental Services - Flexible Hours - Family Oriented
9 Spring Street (860) 526-3455

Seferlis Woodworking
Specializing in custom cabinetry and wood products.
33 Cross Road 860-526-5175

Shepherd, Finkelman, Miller & Shah, LLP
A law firm that specializes in complex litigation and transactional matters, which maintains offices in CA, CT FL, NJ, PA and WI, as well as an affiliate office in London, England.

Shoreline Clinic - 24 Hour Emergency Care
260 Westbrook Road
Essex, Connecticut (8 miles from Chester)

Shunyata Healing Center, LLC
"A Place Where the Mind, Body & Spirit Become One"
Whether you have an achy body or an issue you want to release, you can achieve your goals! Relax, renew and revitalize yourself with the following services: Therapeutic, Deep Tissue and Pregnancy Massage, Reflexology, Cranial Sacral Therapy, Cupping, Hot Stones, Wraps, Facials, Reiki, Hypnosis, Meditation and Classes. Specializing in injury and surgical recovery.

Simon's Marketplace
A gourmet general store with a diverse selection of gifts, as well as specialty foods, fine cheeses, sandwiches, crepes, soups, salads, ice cream, desserts and organic coffees and teas. Daily specials. Eat in or take out. We also cater and have prepared food to go.
Open daily.
17 Main Street 860-526-8984

Small Town Concert Series
Small Town Concert Series brings big entertainment here for our town's benefit whether home-grown or from other towns, cities, countries.
242 Middlesex Ave.
Matthew Male 860-526-4777

Smart Graphics
A full service integrated graphic communications studio recognized for its award-winning marketing concepts and innovative designs for identity, packaging illustration, print and web applications.
Photo courtesy of Erik K. Johnson, Scandinavian Gallery
10 Pleasant Street 1-860-526-9721
FAX: 1-860-526-2270

Home of Music Together of the River Valley.
Early Childhood Music and Movement Studio.
Discover the joy of family music. Playful, jazzy, informative, informal classes for young children and their grown-ups. Newborn - 5.
22 Denlar Drive 860-526-2490

Spiritdog Photography
For me photography is fluidly moving with the action capturing events as they unfold. Passion and love is photographing people and the diversity of their lives and feelings.
John Stack

muSpiritus Mundi Antiques
Quality country antiques, furniture and accessories, paintings, prints, vintage stringed instruments, blue decorated stoneware and other Americana items.
Weekends 10 - 5, and by chance or appointment.
Marta Daniels, Proprietor
122 Middlesex Avenue 860-526-3406


Stark Agency, Inc.
The best choice for all your personal & commercial insurance needs. Friendly small-town service combined with the strength of 28 companies to tailor to your specific insurance program.
Mon - Fri 8 - 5:30 kbutzgy@starkinsurance.com
91 Main Street 860-526-9578

St. Joseph's
Roman Catholic Church
48 Middlesex Ave (860) 526-5495

Strut Your Mutt
Providing Chester and the surrounding communities with quality animal products for your four legged loved ones.
29 Main Street
(860) 322-3919

Sunnyside Marine Upholstery, LLC.
Custom boat canvas, interiors, seats, frames & canvas repairs. Automotive interiors, motorcycle seats.
72-2 Railroad Ave. 860-322-5740

Anna Shubik Sweeney, Attorney at Law
General Practice of Law: Estate Planning, Wills, Probate, Administration,
Conservatorships, Real Estate, Business Formation, Justice of the Peace.
20 Maple Street 860-526-2220

Sweetwater Farms
Small family run farm primarily producing maple syrup but also baled hay, honey and free-range chicken eggs.
65 Goose Hill Rd.
Donna Barnes 860-526-8027

Sydell Associates LLC.
Fully certified and guaranteed solutions for all of your IT needs.
9 Old Country Rd.
Lawrence Sypher 860-526-9935

TCM Designs

Handcrafted needle felted animals and birds, stained glass mosaics, sterling and argentium silver designed jewelry, moss terrariums and wirework designs. Custom work always welcomed.
44 Straits Road

Thai Riverside
Thai Riverside is a purveyor of casual authentic Thai dining.
4 Water St
(860) 322-4545

Thomas A. Norton, AIA
Classic architecture for today's living.
93 Benefit Street, Providence, RI 02904

Thomas Dunk House Gallery
Another NoMaChe craftsman, Claude Martin, conserves, cleans and restores oil paintings with classic tools and 21st century technology.
16 North Main Street 860-526-3973

Thomas M. Kablik P.C., Attorney
A caring, experienced "personal attorney" to assist you to amass your estate, manage it and preserve it for your family.
(860) 526-1181

Tiezzi Construction LLC.
Architect and general contractor of fine homes in Connecticut.
19 Kings Hwy. 860-526-9139

TLB Architecture, LLC
Since 1989, a full-service firm providing consultation, planning, architecture and interior design services for universities, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations throughout Connecticut and New England. Tim Brewer tlbarchitecture.com
92 West Main Street 860-526-9448

Vincent Tomasi
Tree Experts
105 Main Street

9 Town Transit
Public transportation serving Chester, Clinton, Deep River, Essex, Haddam, Killingworth, Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook. Connections to New London, Middletown and New Haven.
Bike racks. Handicapped accessible. Dial-A-Ride.

True Form Training Center
TOTAL BODY fitness starts with the foundation of proper movement, using the revolutionary TrueForm Runner. Every TrueForm Training Center program is focused on helping you live your life better, faster, stronger and more efficiently. We believe the foundations of health start from the ground up and how you move, walk, run, carry, push, pull impacts your body. Learning to live with TrueForm is the safest and most effective way to build strength, endurance and a healthy body.
8 Inspiration Lane 860-322-0081

Tunney Associates
Architecture & Interior Design
112 Oakwood Trail
Arlene Tunney 860-227-2755 860-526-8225

UBH Services LLC.
Friendly, reliable, commercial and residential lawn care, landscaping, snow plowing, as well as a full range of computer repair services.
Bryant Ziobron 860-575-8288

Underground Antiques & Studio
Antique shop & Artist studio - in 200 year old root cellar
115 Middlesex Tpk. 860-526-9451

United Church of Chester
"No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you are welcome here at the United Church of Chester," a member of the United Church of Christ.
29 West Main Street 860-526-2697

The place to find whatever you need from early morning until late at night.
Deli sandwiches, milk and ice cream, soda, paper goods and other staples, newspapers, ice and an ATM.
Summer: Daily 5:30AM - 11PM
Winter: Daily 5:30AM - 10PM
201 Middlesex Avenue 860-526-3054

The Villager
The place to be during Chester's early morning hours.
Breakfast and lunch, pastry, sandwiches, homemade soups and daily specials.
Phone in and take out orders.
Mon - Fri 5:30 - 2 Sat - Sun 5:30 - 11
13 Main Street 860-322-3114

wWellness with Food
Nutritional and Life Counseling with Emrys Tetu,
certified holistic health counselor. Individualized care and whole life balancing to address your health concerns and predispositions.
By appointment.
87 Main Street 860-538-2242

West Main Street Services, Inc. (Gulf)
Complete auto service garage, foreign and domestic. Road Service.
Hours: daily 7am-6pm.
100 West Main Street (860) 526-4004

West Main Street Studio
Enjoy the working studio of artist and sculptor Helene M. Johnson. Portrait studies, figures, people in architectural settings, animals and flora.
Specializing in sculptural relief. Commission work welcomed.
Open by appointment or by chance. helenemjohnson@aol.com
1 West Main Street 860-767-0445

The Wheatmarket
Fresh deli-style daily luncheon specials, eat in or take out.
Gourmet catering, speciality foods & gift baskets.
Dennis Welch, chef/owner.
4 Water Street 860-526-9347

wild honey face and body

Boutique Day Spa offering Heavenly Facials & Massage, SunFX Spray Tanning, Bridal Makeup Services, Head to Toe Waxing. Simple Luxury with Heart & Soul…Welcome to Wild Honey.
Flexible hours, by appointment.
159 Main Street

Wildwood Pediatrics
( Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine)
Priority care - 6pm - 8pm Daily
Reg Hours 9am to 5:30pm
Essex, Connecticut - (8 miles from Chester)
1 Wildwood Medical Center. 860-767-0168

wspWilliam L. Schaeffer Photographs
Vintage American and European photographs by major and minor artists bought and sold. Daguerreotypes and stereoviews.
By chance or appointment.
41 Main Street 860-526-3870

Williams & Company
Williams & Company provides businesses with creative communications solutions in such areas as sales promotion, advertising, identity and branding.
5 Prospect Street (860) 526-4101

The Willow Tree
A fine collection of vintage clothing from the late 1800s through the 1970s, including hats, gloves, jewelry, furs, beaded purses and lingerie. Lovely antique lace, linens and doilies.

Winslow Custom Building and Remodeling, LLC
17A Wig Hill Rd, Chester, CT (860) 322-4953
Tired of your old bathroom or kitchen? Expanding your family and need an extra room? Is it finally time for that finished basement? Let Winslow Custom Building and Remodeling help! We specialize in all forms of interior and exterior building and remodeling. We will work closely with you to complete your project on time, within budget and to your 100% satisfaction. Call today for your personalized quote! Chester residents will receive a $100.00 credit toward the total cost of the job.

XO Yoga is proud to offer the finest mindfulness and wellness training through yoga, meditation, and massage. Yoga classes are offered to all levels, from beginners to long-time practitioners. Private instruction is also available. We look forward to practicing with you our guiding principles of patience, courage, and community in an accepting, non-judgmental atmosphere. (860) 754-7360 Visit us at www.xoyoga.com

wyethWyeth Architects LLC
Architecture & Planning
Leonard Wyeth AIA
94 West Main Street 860-526-5111

Zanardi Landscape Constuction LLC
Complete Landscape and Property Management Services

John Zanardi Oil Company, Inc.
Delivery of home heating oil, furnace
cleaning and repairs. Serving Chester
residents and beyond since 1936!
15 Ferry Road 860-526-2550

7/11 (Gulf)
** OPEN 24 Hours a day!
Mini-Mart - Milk, Eggs, Conveniences, Lottery and Gas
Rt 149 and Town Street intersection
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