12 indicted in Sullivan County &nbsp

NEWPORT — Sullivan County House of Corrections inmate Jessica Ellis, 29, was one of 12 people indicted by a grand jury in Sullivan County Superior Court on Wednesday. More...

Posted 9/21/2017 09:13 PM

Polish American Heritage Month in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — For more than 30 years, the parishioners of St. Joseph Church, 58 Elm St., in Claremont have celebrated Polish American Heritage Month during the month of October with a series of cultural events. All are welcome.  More...

Posted 9/21/2017 04:44 PM

Off Broad Street Players present 'Spirits of Claremont On Air' &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Off Broad Street Players’ production of "Spirits of Claremont On Air," is in rehearsal with show dates set for Oct. 13 to 15. More...

Posted 9/21/2017 06:24 PM

Claremont Police Department log &nbsp

Friday, Sept. 15  9:24 a.m. — A camper on Washington Street was damaged during the night.  10:46 a.m. — A parent assaulted a child on school grounds on South Street.  2:30 p.m. More...

Posted 9/20/2017 04:50 PM

Ash promoted at Lake Sunapee Bank in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Tiffany Ash has been promoted to branch relationship manager of the Claremont office of Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust.  As branch relationship manager, Ash leads the branch team in providing outsta More...

Posted 9/18/2017 06:50 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Sept. 10  12:34 a.m. — Complaint reported about a driver on Sunapee Street.  2:54 p.m. — Burglary reported on Park Street.  3:12 p.m. — Theft reported on Corbin Road.  3:15 p.m. More...

Posted 9/18/2017 06:15 PM

Turning Point, GFC partnering to offer recovery coaching at Parks Place &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. More...

Posted 9/15/2017 07:41 PM

Local schools participate in mini-college tour &nbsp

In an effort to connect local colleges and universities with students from rural communities, the New Hampshire College and University Council (NHCUC) is hosting a two-week tour of high schools throughout the state. More...

Posted 9/15/2017 04:16 PM

Claremont briefs &nbsp

Alumni meeting  The Stevens High School Alumni Association monthly meeting begins at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, downstairs at the Claremont Savings Bank. All members are welcome.     More...

Posted 9/14/2017 03:12 PM

Bellows Falls man caught with $15,000 worth of drugs &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — A 23-year-old Bellows Falls man was arrested Tuesday after Bellows Falls Police officers located drugs in his car with a street value in the area of $15,000. More...

Posted 9/12/2017 07:34 PM

Our Turn &nbsp

Speak up to stop harassment!

Although laws exist to protect our basic human rights in the workplace and it is reasonable for every working person to expect to be treated with respect and dignity while at work, hostile work environments can still cause personal turmoil for the em More...

Posted 9/12/2017 04:00 PM

Vermont man killed in Warner I-89 crash &nbsp

WARNER — A Vermont man was killed Sunday when his vehicle drifted off the road on Interstate 89 in Warner, New Hampshire, colliding with a group of trees. More...

Posted 9/11/2017 05:36 PM

Claremont firefighters receive donation of pet oxygen masks &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Claremont Fire Department has received a donation of pet oxygen masks from at-home pet care services provider Canine Company. More...

Posted 9/11/2017 05:19 PM

Two men cited for drug possession in Rockingham &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Two Vermont men were cited for drug possession after a traffic stop Friday night in Rockingham. John Danylieko, 38, of Orwell, Vermont, was cited for possession of heroin and John Gallagher, 37, of Rutland, Vermont, for possession o More...

Posted 9/11/2017 03:25 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

The power of community

American writer Margaret J. Wheatley once wrote, “There is no power for change greater than a community discovering what it cares about.”     More...

Posted 9/10/2017 08:37 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Jessica Emery &nbsp

Jessica Emery, 28, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of her probation.Emery was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on Dec. 18, 2013 on one count of being a habitual offender. More...

Posted 9/8/2017 05:37 PM

Gov. Phil Scott announces Marijuana Advisory Commission &nbsp

Commission will examine safety, education, prevention and regulatory infrastructure needs

MONTPELIER, Vt. — On Thursday, Sept. 7, Gov. More...

Posted 9/7/2017 07:59 PM

Local church collecting items for hurricane victims &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The First United Methodist Church of Claremont is collecting items for “Health Kits” to be shipped to needed areas for Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma.    More...

Posted 9/7/2017 07:23 PM

Windsor briefs &nbsp

Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has named Stephanie Soles as Employee of the Month for August 2017. Soles is the development assistant at the hospital.Soles joined the MAHHC staff in 2012. She resides in Windsor. More...

Posted 9/7/2017 02:25 PM

Brown to discuss adverse childhood experiences &nbsp

CLAREMONT — In celebration of the 40th anniversary of Turning Points Network (TPN) and the 25th anniversary of TLC Family Resource Center, they will be sponsoring a public dialogue on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) from 12 to 1:30 p.m. More...

Posted 9/7/2017 05:14 PM

Congress of Senior Citizens meeting, program &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Congress of Claremont Senior Citizens will meet at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at the Earl Bourdon Centre in Claremont. The meeting is open to the public. More...

Posted 9/6/2017 03:35 PM

Claremont Police Department log &nbsp

Tuesday, Aug. 29  2:08 p.m. — Criminal trespass on South Street.  6:23 p.m. — At the police department, arrested Adam Cilley, 37, of Claremont for false report of stolen vehicle.  More...

Posted 9/5/2017 08:21 PM

Claremont Tractor Supply celebrates Pet Appreciation Week &nbsp

CLAREMONT — If your backyard is home to a pet pig, dog, cat or goat, mark your calendar. The Claremont Tractor Supply Company is welcoming all leashed, friendly animals to visit the store during Pet Appreciation Week, Sept. 13 to Sept. More...

Posted 9/5/2017 07:11 PM

O'Connor is Senior of the Year &nbsp

The 2017 Annual Picnic was held this past Thursday at the Moose Family Center. Over 85 local area seniors enjoyed a BBQ luncheon by Fitz/Vogt and live music by Mark & Cynthia Herron. Mrs. Marlene O'Connor was voted Senior of The Year! More...

Posted 9/5/2017 03:45 PM

10 area high school students to earn free college credit through Pathway2Success &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Ten students from Steven High School, Newport High School and New England Classical Academy will earn college credit through River Valley Community College’s (RVCC) Pathway2Success. More...

Posted 9/5/2017 04:24 PM

BRAT's 18th Annual RiverSweep &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — From tires to tin cans, flip-flops to fast food cups, the Black River Action Team hauled it all. More...

Posted 9/21/2017 07:14 PM

Fall for the library &nbsp

As the abundance of summer begins to fade and the foliage eases into the gaudy hues of a New Hampshire autumn, the Olive Pettis Library in Goshen is great place to find ideas for ways to enjoy this wonderful time of the year. More...

Posted 9/21/2017 05:39 PM

Grand opening of new hiking trail in Sullivan County Oct. 7 &nbsp

UNITY — Looking for something to do on Columbus Day weekend?  The Grand Opening of Sullivan County's New Hiking Trail will take place on Saturday, Oct. 7. More...

Posted 9/20/2017 06:01 PM

Kurn Hattin fields dedicated to late former principal &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Early morning on Sept. 16, the children, staff, family members, and friends of Kurn Hattin Homes for Children gathered down at the athletic field by the farm silos to celebrate the life and work of the late Thomas Fahner. More...

Posted 9/19/2017 04:50 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Considering a tax exemption for new construction

During the last legislative session, the legislature passed House Bill 316, which provides for a statewide property tax exemption for new commercial and industrial construction.   It is an expansion of a law that previously applied only to More...

Posted 9/18/2017 11:00 PM

Claremont Fire Department log

Sunday, Sept. More...

Posted 9/17/2017 03:51 PM

Mt. Ascutney Hospital to host 25th Anniversary Rehabilitation Reunion &nbsp

WINDSOR — Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) will hold their 25th Anniversary Rehabilitation Reunion from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at the Acute Rehabilitation Center at the hospital, located at 289 County Road in Windsor. More...

Posted 9/15/2017 06:38 PM

Claremont Police Department log &nbsp

Tuesday, Sept. 5 12:50 a.m. — On Pleasant Street, arrested Sherry West, 50, of Claremont for violation of a protective order. 6:52 a.m. — A Summer Street resident reported a firearm was stolen from his car last night or early this morning. More...

Posted 9/14/2017 06:27 PM

Turco to lead next 'Let's Talk' event in Newport &nbsp

NEWPORT — Dr. John Turco, an endocrinologist from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, will present the next Rural Outright Let’s Talk event on transgender health care on Monday, Sept. More...

Posted 9/13/2017 07:10 PM

Savings Bank of Walpole named of 75 best banks to work for in the country &nbsp

WALPOLE — Savings Bank of Walpole has been named one of 75 Best Banks to Work For in 2017 by the American Bankers Association (ABA) who recently announced the results of their fifth annual competition.  SBW is ranked 16th in the United States on More...

Posted 9/12/2017 05:24 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Sept. 3 2:55 p.m. — Traffic accident reported on John Stark Highway. 10:58 p.m. — Assault reported on South Main Street. More...

Posted 9/11/2017 07:41 PM

Addition, renovation begins at Sunapee Cove Assisted Living &nbsp

SUNAPEE  —  North Branch Construction of Concord has begun work on the $4 million addition and renovation at Sunapee Cove Assisted Living located along Route 11 in Sunapee. More...

Posted 9/11/2017 08:13 PM

Monadnock Conservancy's 28th Annual Celebration is Sept. 16 &nbsp

WALPOLE —  The Monadnock Conservancy, a land trust for southwestern New Hampshire, hosts “A Portrait of Land and People,” its 28th Annual Celebration from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. More...

Posted 9/11/2017 07:52 PM

'Star Party' taking place at Saint-Gaudens &nbsp

CORNISH — On Saturday, Sept. 16, from 8 to 10 p.m., Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site will host its 8th annual Star Party in partnership with the Springfield Telescope Makers (STM) of the Stellafane Observatory in Springfield, Vermont. More...

Posted 9/10/2017 09:03 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Sept. More...

Posted 9/10/2017 03:21 PM

Springfield resident receives highest Moose honor &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Richard Jacobs of Springfield, Vermont, a member of Springfield Lodge No. More...

Posted 9/8/2017 05:01 PM

Apple Season has arrived in Vermont &nbsp

September is here. Kids are back in school, the days are cooler, and Vermont’s apple orchards are brimming with fresh, juicy apples, just waiting to be picked. Now is the time to make plans to visit your local orchard with friends and family. More...

Posted 9/7/2017 08:02 PM

Free swim diapers donated to Rockingham Recreation Center &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The Greater Falls Diaper Bank, “Time for a Change,” donated swim diapers to the Rockingham Recreation Center this summer so everyone could enjoy swimming with their children without the expense or hassle or bringing extra diapers. More...

Posted 9/7/2017 02:47 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

  Sunday, Aug. 201:16 p.m. — Officer responded to a store parking lot where two children had been left in a car unattended. The driver was leaving the parking lot when the officer arrived.2:42 p.m. More...

Posted 9/7/2017 04:41 PM

Proposed addition to Whelen building approved &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Whelen Engineering is aiming to expand one of its facilities to provide more space for employees assembling lightbars.The manufacturer’s plans for a proposed 125-by-150-foot addition to building 6 on the Whelen campus was approved More...

Posted 9/6/2017 05:42 PM

MAH Classic golf tourney a success for community health care &nbsp

WINDSOR —  On June 19, continuing a tradition that began 35 years ago, the Woodstock Country Club hosted the annual MAH Classic golf tournament. More than 80 golfers participated in a day filled with challenges and fun to raise funds for Mt. More...

Posted 9/6/2017 01:09 PM

NHSaves Button Up Workshop hosted by Cornish, Plainfield energy committees &nbsp

MERIDEN — NHSaves Button Up New Hampshire home energy savings workshop is coming to Meriden. The Cornish and Plainfield energy committees are hosting this free workshop for residents at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. More...

Posted 9/5/2017 06:53 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Aug. 27 1:03 p.m. — Safety concern reported on Meadow Road. 1:28 p.m. — Walk-in to the police department reported an abandoned car on Camel Hump Road. 3:11 p.m. — Domestic dispute reported on Central Street. More...

Posted 9/5/2017 06:36 PM

CMVA donates to Honor Flight New England &nbsp

On Saturday, Aug. 26, the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Chapter 26-3 held the “Put Some Pork on Your Fork,” dinner and fundraising event held at the American Legion Post 67 in Chester, Vermont. More...

Posted 9/5/2017 04:00 PM

Jazz concert to benefit Library Arts Center &nbsp

NEWPORT — Internationally traveled jazz pianist-vocalist Tim Kelly will be performing classic jazz standards as well as Modern Jazz and Originals as a benefit for the Library Arts Center on Thursday, Sept. 21, in the center’s gallery space. More...

Posted 9/5/2017 07:22 PM