American Cancer Society seeks Relay for Life teams &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Spring is in the air and it is never too early to think about your summer plans. Mark your calendars now and join other Windsor County residents on the relay track from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. More...

Posted 4/24/2017 07:03 PM

Springfield man arrested for aggravated assault &nbsp

WEATHERSFIELD  — A 34-year-old Springfield man was arrested Sunday after an alleged fight at Ascutney Self-Storage in Weathersfield. More...

Posted 4/24/2017 02:54 PM

Camper rollover closes section of I-89 &nbsp

GRANTHAM — A section of Interstate 98 in Grantham was closed for several hours Saturday night after truck towing a camper lost control and rolled the camper onto its side. More...

Posted 4/23/2017 03:16 PM

Steampunk festival to hold Tweed Ride and Fun Run &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Organizers of Springfield’s 3rd annual Steampunk Festival are raising funds for the 2017 event with the first ever Tweed Ride and Fun Run. More...

Posted 4/22/2017 09:54 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Justin Gunnip &nbsp

Justin Gunnip, 29, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his probation.Gunnip was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on June 19, 2013 on a charge of felon in possession of a deadly weapon, in this case, metallic knuckles. More...

Posted 4/21/2017 04:27 PM

Claremont briefs &nbsp

'Tiny Houses of the Northeast'“Tiny Houses of the Northeast,” a free program presented by Isa Bauer, will be held at 7 p.m.  Tuesday, April 25, at the Fiske Free Library. More...

Posted 4/20/2017 01:49 PM

National Endowment for the Arts features Rockingham Library project &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Rockingham Library is currently featured in the National Endowment for  the Arts’ “50 States of Preservation” series, for completion of the rehousing project of 1,384 historic glass plate negatives in its historical collection. More...

Posted 4/20/2017 03:46 PM

Claremont breakfast tradition changes after 107 years &nbsp

CLAREMONT  — The annual May Breakfast at the First Congregational Church is now the Spring Breakfast changing 107 years of tradition.    More...

Posted 4/19/2017 05:10 PM

Author details 1997 NH shootings in new book &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — On Wednesday, May 10 at 7 p.m., Silsby Free Public Library in Charlestown will host Richard Adams Carey, author of "In the Evil Day: Violence Comes to One Small Town." More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:33 PM

Claremont Savings Bank staff visits Union Street School &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The latest visitors for the Union Street School's Community Connections program were staff members of Claremont Savings Bank. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:17 PM

Become a national park volunteer &nbsp

The Upper Valley’s two national parks — Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, VT and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish — are seeking volunteers of all ages for the 2017 season.  A variety of positions ar More...

Posted 4/18/2017 05:09 PM

A visit from the Easter Bunny &nbsp

WINDSOR — On Friday, April 14, the Windsor Elks sent The Easter Bunny to six area nursing homes and elderly care homes. The Easter Bunny was past exalted ruler and past state president Gary (Herbie) Hurlburt. More...

Posted 4/17/2017 07:30 PM

Library Arts Center Peeps diorama winners announced &nbsp

NEWPORT — Spring was in the air on Friday evening when hundreds turned out to Library Arts Center’s gallery for the “Peeps Party” to see the 103 entries to the Library Arts Center’s 6th annual Peeps Diorama Contest.  More...

Posted 4/16/2017 05:55 PM

Windsor Schools Quarter 3 Honor Roll &nbsp

7th Grade Academic Achievement Khale Coffran, Karen Kapuscinski, Haile McCoy, Reese Perry, Ember Pikramenos, Elliot Rupp.Responsible and Involved Citizenship Dalton Clifford, Reese Perry, Ember Pikramenos, Elliot Rupp. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 08:26 PM

Donations needed for student trip &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — River Valley Technical Center is proud to announce that Elijah Pianka and Tanner Bischofberger of the Audio Video Production Program won the Gold Medal in Television Production at SkillsUSA Vermont. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 08:09 PM

Former Air Force flight surgeon to speak at VNA Women's Luncheon &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Marion J. Hardy DO, osteopathic physician, will be the special guest speaker at the 18th annual “Women Who Make A Difference Luncheon” on May 17 at Colby-Sawyer College.  More...

Posted 4/14/2017 07:39 PM

TLC Family Resource Center hosts film, discussion &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The TLC Family Resource Center will be screening the new documentary, "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope," at 12 p.m. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 07:22 PM

Kurn Hattin hosts a successful jazz invitational &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Golden light danced off saxophones, trumpets and trombones while jazz tunes blasted through the auditorium last night at the Kurn Hattin Jazz Invitational concert. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 08:26 PM

Walpole Reuse Center seeking volunteers &nbsp

WALPOLE — Spring has officially arrived, and with it comes the opening of the Reuse Center at the Walpole Recycling Center. The organization is putting a call out for volunteers to help operate the center for operation for the coming season. More...

Posted 4/12/2017 01:42 PM

Union Street School students learn about the importance of helmets &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Ask any student at Union Street School in Springfield who Michael Schwarz is and the response you’ll receive is fit for a celebrity sighting. More...

Posted 4/12/2017 07:13 PM

Windsor news &nbsp

Easter Bake SaleThe Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Auxiliary’s Easter Bake Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at the American Legion Hall on State Street in Windsor. More...

Posted 4/12/2017 05:55 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 2 12:07 a.m. — Arrest made on a bench warrant and driving after revocation or suspension. 9:33 a.m. — Calle reported personal property lost on Bascom Road. 9:46 a.m. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 05:07 PM

2nd 'The Voices that Care' competition this Saturday &nbsp

NEWPORT — “The Voices that Care,” a local contest modeled after the television show, is set to take the stage for the second year at the Newport Opera House this Saturday. More...

Posted 4/10/2017 06:33 PM

Kitchen table among items stolen in Rockingham burglary &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Vermont State Police say a kitchen table and chairs were among items reported stolen from a mobile home on Brockways Mills Road in Rockingham sometime between November of 2016 and April of 2017.Miscellaneous hand tools were also reported More...

Posted 4/10/2017 06:27 PM

Bellows Falls Middle School Band performs at Lincoln Memorial &nbsp

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Posted 4/24/2017 04:26 PM

Essay winners honored at assembly &nbsp

On Tuesday April 4, the Vermont Elks Association held a surprise assembly at Albert Bridge School in Brownsville to honor local and state winners in their "Americanism" essay contest Division 1. More...

Posted 4/24/2017 03:47 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 16: 1:08 p.m.: Engine 1 and Engine 2 responded to Mutual Aid to Charlestown for a structure fire. 6:14 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to the area of North Street and Main Street for a report of a tree down in the road way. &nbs More...

Posted 4/23/2017 03:09 PM

Cavendish Community Fund celebrates 10th anniversary with image update &nbsp

CAVENDISH — The Cavendish Community Fund has passed the 10-year mark and is now updating its image with a new logo.    More...

Posted 4/22/2017 09:38 PM

3 juveniles arrested for burglary &nbsp

TOWNSHEND — Police have arrested three juveniles in connection with a burglary that took place last Wednesday night at a store in Townshend.  More...

Posted 4/22/2017 09:32 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

What's around the corner

Now that Spring is here the city is preparing for a number of events to include community clean-up initiatives, Memorial Day and the budget season.  All of these events present opportunities for public engagement.   Below is an overvie More...

Posted 4/21/2017 11:21 AM

Houghton named director of provider practices at MAHHC &nbsp

WINDSOR — Mt. More...

Posted 4/20/2017 03:27 PM

Food co-op raises money for area nonprofits &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — A borrowed idea has taken hold at the Springfield Food Co-op (SFC), located at 335 River Road in Springfield, and given much needed funds to local nonprofit organizations with their round up program. More...

Posted 4/19/2017 09:21 PM

Weathersfield Selectboard approves payroll correction for 2 fire district employees &nbsp

WEATHERSFIELD — Town officials in Weathersfield will add two Ascutney Fire District No. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:42 PM

Kurn Hattin 6th and 8th graders win writing contest &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Kurn Hattin students created the perfect ending last Tuesday night at the 17th Annual Ziggy Ostrowski Mystery Writing Contest. Held at the Kurn Hattin School, participating students in Mrs. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 05:51 PM

Apicella joins VNH as chief financial officer &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Christine M. Apicella, MBA has been named chief financial officer for Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH). More...

Posted 4/18/2017 05:43 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

 Sunday, April 9 9:40 a.m. — Caller reported harassment from a woman on Summer Street. 11:39 a.m. — Caller reported a safety concern on Laurel Street. 4:47 p.m. — Caller reported a domestic dispute on Summer Street. 5:23 p.m. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 04:55 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 2 12:55 a.m. — Officer checked the well-being of a resident at the request of another police department. There was no contact with the resident. 9:42 a.m. More...

Posted 4/17/2017 07:52 PM

Police seeking 2 suspects in attempted burglary &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Police are seeking two in connection with an attempted burglary that took place at the Jiffy Mart Shell in Rockingham early Sunday morning.  More...

Posted 4/16/2017 08:12 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 9 12:31 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to 67 Maple Ave. More...

Posted 4/16/2017 05:40 PM

Sergeant Hamilton honored by DHMC &nbsp

On Tuesday, April 11, Sergeant Nathan B. Hamilton of the New Hampshire State Police-Troop F, was recognized at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) surrounded by his family and peers where he was awarded the First Annual Sergeant Robert E. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 08:42 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Joshua Converse &nbsp

Joshua Converse, also known as Robbie Converse, 44, is wanted for failing to appear in court for a dispositional conference. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 05:45 PM

Special town meeting to ratify monetary articles rescheduled &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — A vote to ratify monetary warrant articles passed at Town Meeting in order to comply with Department of Revenue regulations has been rescheduled to early May.    More...

Posted 4/13/2017 08:30 PM

Well water supplies remain low despite drought improvement &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. —Drought conditions in New Hampshire continue in the southern half of the state, where groundwater supplies are lagging behind in recovery. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 08:14 PM

CCCA soliciting photos for annual contest &nbsp

CAVENDISH — It's time for Cavendish residents to think about which photograph to submit for next year's calendar. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 08:20 PM

Goshen library crafts colorful April &nbsp

GOSHEN —The Olive Pettis Memorial Library in Goshen will host its monthly enrichment class for April on Tuesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 27 from 6:30 until 8 p.m. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 04:17 PM

Music and art scholarship fundraiser planned &nbsp

CHESTER — The Heath Gordon Scholarship Fund will hold their 4th annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 22, at 6 p.m., at the American Legion Post No. 67 in Chester. There will be a $10 cover at the door. More...

Posted 4/12/2017 03:16 PM

Our Turn &nbsp

Why we walk

“I walk because others must run,” said Dianne Rochford, of Newport when asked about her 11-year commitment to Steppin’ Up to End Violence Walk and Fun Run that will benefit Turning Points Network on May 6.   More...

Posted 4/12/2017 01:18 PM

Vendors wanted for May festival &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Mark your calendars for May 20, the 7th annual May Festival at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Fairground Road in Springfield. The festival will include their popular plant sale. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 06:01 PM

Springfield Rotary Club donates $500 to HCRS &nbsp

Springfield Rotary Club President Ethan McNaughton presents a donation of $500 to Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS) CEO George Karabakakis to support the Youth Service programs at HCRS. (Courtesy) More...

Posted 4/11/2017 01:43 PM

Charlestown Police Department Log &nbsp

Sunday, March 26  5:02 a.m. — Ambulance personnel and an officer responded to a 60-year-old man needing a lift assist. The man was checked for injuries and a lift assist was provided.  More...

Posted 4/10/2017 08:08 PM