Police investigating theft of catering business sign &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Police are investigating a theft that took place at a Westminster food catering business sometime Saturday night. According to Vermont State Police, a green and red wooden sign was stolen from Jamaican Jewelz Catering located More...

Posted 7/23/2017 02:38 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, July 16 5:29 a.m.: Engine 3, Ladder 2, Engine 1 responded to Plains Road for a structure fire.   More...

Posted 7/23/2017 02:26 PM

Claremont briefs &nbsp

Local theater company performs ‘Robin Hood’ for summer production  More...

Posted 7/20/2017 01:09 PM

North Walpole woman named Home Care LNA of the Year &nbsp

KEENE — Annie Scanlon of North Walpole has received the 2017 Home Care LNA of the Year Award from the Home Care Association of New Hampshire. The award, given annually since 1974, recognizes outstanding caregivers in the home setting. More...

Posted 7/20/2017 10:09 AM

VNH welcomes new board members &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH) announces the appointment of six new members of its board of trustees.   More...

Posted 7/19/2017 01:17 PM

Park-a-Palooza held in BF for sixth year &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The sixth annual Park-a-Palooza was possibly the biggest yet, held Sunday, June 25 at the Central Elementary School Playground across from Parks Place in Bellows Falls. More...

Posted 7/19/2017 11:57 AM

Free class on healthy eating, losing weight &nbsp

NEWPORT — “Healthy Weight and Wellness,” a free six-week class led by registered dietitian Birgit Humpfert of New London Hospital and Newport Health Center, will teach participants how to develop healthier eating habits, lose weight and improve overa More...

Posted 7/18/2017 02:08 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, July 9 11:51 a.m. — Caller reported a stray dog on Pollards Mills Road. 12:38 p.m. — Walk-in requested an officer for a civil standby on Paradise Road. 1:58 p.m. — Caller reported a parking complaint on Hale Street. 4:03 p.m. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 11:01 AM

HSEM asks everyone to prepare during Hurricane Awareness Week &nbsp

CONCORD — The State Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEM) encourages residents and visitors to prepare now for potential hurricanes and tropical storms during New Hampshire Hurricane Awareness Week, which runs through July 21. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 01:48 PM

Cafe Loco, Harlow Farm Stand burglarized &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Cafe Loco and Harlow Farm Stand, located on Route 5 in Westminster, were burglarized sometime between 6 p.m. Sunday and 5 a.m. More...

Posted 7/17/2017 02:41 PM

Celebrate NH Eat Local Month at Acworth Village Store &nbsp

ACWORTH — Throughout the month of August, The Acworth Village Store joins with 50 partners throughout the state to highlight New Hampshire Eat Local Month — a month-long celebration of local food and New Hampshire farmers and producers. More...

Posted 7/17/2017 01:31 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, July 9 2:25 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Bowen Street for a smoking water heater. 7:50 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Washington Street for a medical call.   More...

Posted 7/16/2017 12:15 PM

Springfield man pleads not guilty to involvement in ATV theft

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A Springfield man was in court Friday to face a charge stemming from the reported theft of a four-wheel ATV parked near a shed in Cavendish last November.  Jesse LaFlam, 44, of 8 Summer St. More...

Posted 7/14/2017 08:06 PM

Active shooter events and the armed private citizen &nbsp

An 'Active Shooter' is defined as an individual or group of individuals who are actively engaged in killing or attempting to kill people in a confined and populated area; generally with unrestricted access to additional victims and meeting with littl More...

Posted 7/14/2017 05:22 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Legislative wrap-up

During the course of the 2017 legislative session, I had the opportunity to testify and present testimony on a number of bills that would impact Claremont.  At our last meeting on July 12, I briefed the council on the outcome of those bills and More...

Posted 7/14/2017 02:26 PM

Kelly awarded Eileen Austin Neal Scholarship &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — The 12th annual Eileen Austin Neal RN Nursing Scholarship of $1,000 was awarded to Hannah Kelly of Bellows Falls to attend Endicott College. More...

Posted 7/14/2017 12:51 PM

New London Hospital appoints CFO and VP &nbsp

NEW LONDON — New London Hospital (NLH) executives recently announced two key promotions: Lisa Cohen, CPA, became the hospital’s Chief Financial Officer, and Barbara Mahar cemented her role as permanent Vice President of the New London Hospital Medica More...

Posted 7/13/2017 06:10 PM

Windsor briefs &nbsp

‘Bicycling in Vermont 1880-1920’ More...

Posted 7/13/2017 11:42 AM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

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Posted 7/13/2017 10:42 AM

Hartness Airport marks 90th anniversary of Lindbergh visit &nbsp

NORTH SPRINGFIELD, Vt.  — This summer marks the 90th anniversary of Col. Charles A. Lindbergh’s historic visit to Springfield. On Wednesday, July 26, the date of the original visit in 1927, there will be a ceremony held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 04:11 PM

Group discusses Fukushima's relevance in Vermont &nbsp

WESTMINSTER WEST — Acclaimed television anchor and investigative journalist Rolland Smith, will facilitate a community conversation about “Nuclear Power: Fukushima and the Waters of the World, ” at 5 p.m. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 03:54 PM

Suspects arrested in VT drug sweep arraigned

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Three people who were arrested on drug charges as part of a Vermont Drug Task Force sweep in May pleaded not guilty to selling heroin Tuesday in Vermont Superior Court, Windsor Criminal Division. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 08:27 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, June 25  1:43 a.m. — Officer assisted the ambulance with a 63-year-old man having a possible accidental overdose. He was taken to the hospital. 4:58 a.m. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 12:46 PM

Claremont Police Department log &nbsp

Tuesday, June 20 12:52 a.m. — After investigating a fight on School Street, arrested Damien Matthew Sevene, 31, of Claremont on a warrant. 9:41 a.m. — Temporary license plates stolen on Red Water Brook Road. 12:56 p.m. More...

Posted 7/11/2017 04:10 PM

36th annual Prouty raises more than $3M for cancer research &nbsp

HANOVER — More than 4,000 cyclists, walkers, rowers, and golfers and 1,200 volunteers gathered in Hanover Saturday for the 36th Annual Prouty, northern New England’s largest charity fundraiser. More...

Posted 7/9/2017 09:20 AM

Documentary screening and discussion in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — SAU #6 and TLC Family Resource Center will be hosting a free screening of the new documentary, "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope," at 6:30 p.m. More...

Posted 7/7/2017 03:15 PM

Springfield park project among grant funding recipients &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — All-4-One in Springfield, Vermont has been awarded $2,054 for the Springfield Community Park Project, a partnership with the Springfield Park and Recreation Department. More...

Posted 7/23/2017 02:28 PM

Mt. Ascutney Hospital receives $25,000 gift from auxiliary &nbsp

WINDSOR — Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC), a not-for-profit critical access hospital located in Windsor, has received $25,000 from the hospital’s auxiliary. The funds were presented to hospital CEO Dr. More...

Posted 7/21/2017 11:02 AM

Hand Health &nbsp

Tennis anyone?

Summer is a great time for outdoor activities. One of my favorites is tennis. Pain in the shoulder, elbow or wrist is fairly common among tennis players, as the sport is quite strenuous on the arm overall. More...

Posted 7/20/2017 11:38 AM

Locals compete in 4-H Dairy Show &nbsp

TUNBRIDGE, Vt. More...

Posted 7/20/2017 03:37 PM

Claremont Police Department log &nbsp

Tuesday, July 11  1:05 p.m. — A bicyclist was hit by a motorist on Main Street.  3:03 p.m. — Simple assault on Lafayette Street. Wednesday, July 12  1:32 p.m. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 03:18 PM

Our Turn &nbsp

Blaming the victim

One of the many myths still perpetuated in today’s society is that a survivor can be at fault for being sexually assaulted.   More...

Posted 7/18/2017 11:57 AM

Springfield Rotary Club welcomes new member &nbsp

Springfield Rotarian Jeff Mobus (left) and Springfield Rotary Club President Jim Fog (right) congratulate Amy Duffy (center) of Edward Jones on becoming a member of the Springfield Rotary Club. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 01:54 PM

Bridge to close 2 days for repaving &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — The bridge spanning the Connecticut River between Charlestown, New Hampshire and Springfield, Vermont will be closed to traffic on the first two days of August for paving work. More...

Posted 7/18/2017 09:12 AM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, July 2 12:24 p.m. — Officer responded to an 80-year-old man who had fallen. The officer was able to assist the man in getting up. 1:33 p.m. More...

Posted 7/17/2017 04:04 PM

Westminster man arrested for stealing a gun, money &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — A Westminster man with a warrant out of New Hampshire was arrested Friday following an investigation between law enforcement agencies in New Hampshire and Vermont.    More...

Posted 7/16/2017 03:55 PM

Inmate charged for having drugs while in custody &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — An inmate at a prison in Springfield, Vermont is facing additional charges for allegedly transporting drugs into the correctional facility.  More...

Posted 7/16/2017 12:25 PM

Springfield High School Alumni awards total $14,000 &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — The Springfield High School Alumni Association congratulates this year's scholarship winners at their annual banquet held at the VFW in Springfield on June 16th. More...

Posted 7/14/2017 12:16 PM

Windsor tax rate down slightly &nbsp

WINDSOR — The town of Windsor’s tax rate has taken a slight dip from last year, coming in at $2.65 per $100 property valuation for residents, a 2 cent decrease. More...

Posted 7/14/2017 03:34 PM

Kindergarten registration in Alstead &nbsp

ALSTEAD — Please register your child now for PreK and K or if new to town, please register your children PreK-8 (for Alstead, Langdon and Acworth families). More...

Posted 7/14/2017 01:19 PM

Safety urged in Vermont waterways &nbsp

WATERBURY, Vt. —   Vermont’s lakes and rivers provide many opportunities to cool off and enjoy swimming among the state’s natural beauty. More...

Posted 7/14/2017 12:01 PM

Claremont Christian Academy graduates announced &nbsp

The following students graduated at Claremont Christian Academy’s commencement ceremony on Saturday, June 10, 2017:Irfan Wien Arir, son of Farogh Arif Wien and Neyyar Sultana of Claremont, graduated from with a College Preparatory Diploma. More...

Posted 7/13/2017 03:05 PM

Newport veteran honored by Lake Sunapee VNA &nbsp

NEWPORT — On Thursday, July 6, Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice (LSRVNA) honored Kenneth Currier at a “We Honor Veterans” ceremony in his Newport home surrounded by family as well as members of the LSRVNA Hospice Team.  More...

Posted 7/13/2017 06:03 PM

Teens will be charged with kitchen vandalism &nbsp

ALSTEAD — The Alstead Police Department announced Wednesday that two teens will be charged for the break-in and vandalism of the Fall Mountain Friendly Meals Kitchen last Wednesday, July 5. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 02:58 PM

Springfield Rotary Club donates to Honor Flight New England &nbsp

Springfield Rotary Club President Jim Fog presents Springfield Police Lt. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 03:30 PM

Community award winner to be announced at barbecue &nbsp

  The Greater Falls Connections July Barbecue will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, July 27, at the Rockingham Recreation Center.  This is a fun summer potluck to celebrate inspiration, community and prevention. More...

Posted 7/12/2017 03:59 PM

Plainfield man tased after refusing to leave bar &nbsp

LEBANON — A Plainfield man was arrested Saturday in Lebanon for allegedly refusing to leave a restaurant while intoxicated.Joshua Goodwin, 33, was charged with criminal trespassing, resisting arrest, and simple assault on a police officer after More...

Posted 7/11/2017 10:48 AM

Police investigating Townshend cafe burglary &nbsp

TOWNSHEND — Police are investigating a burglary that took place at a cafe in Townshend, Vermont on Tuesday.  More...

Posted 7/11/2017 05:05 PM

Judge upholds bail conditions of accused arsonist &nbsp

NEWPORT — A superior court judge maintained the original bail order for a Claremont man arrested last month for allegedly setting fire to a truck belonging to the boyfriend of his ex-girlfriend. More...

Posted 7/10/2017 01:32 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, July 2 8:29 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Heritage Drive for a medical call. 8:36 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Twistback Road for an alarm sounding. 3:30 p.m.: Car 2 responded to Washington Street for a public assist.   More...

Posted 7/9/2017 09:08 AM