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The Municipality of Chester is a treasure chest enriched with tradition. Sawmills and sails have defined a unique culture vibrantly expressed in the homes and boats that dot the woods and water.

A muse to artisans from across the world; actors, writers, and artists using the natural elements of canvas, clay, wood and wax capture the spirit of place. You will find their works in the shops, galleries and studios lining the main streets and nestled in quiet corners off the beaten path. Photographers, singers, dancers and folk artists shape and celebrate our presence in this landscape. Our festivals brim with excitement and talent that foster the creativity in all of us.

History is woven with the stories of families and friendships that make us who we are. Today, seven Municipal districts offer a variety of landscapes, livelihoods and leisure to residents and visitors. From agriculture to industry; hiking to sailing; technology to the arts, the Municipality's gifts are plentiful and diverse.

We are a distinct, lush and prosperous Municipality with numerous crannies to explore. Take time to discover for yourself the people, places and events that create our Community.

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