Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

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Posted 2/28/2017 05:41 PM

Man indicted on charges stemming from attempted robbery &nbsp

NEWPORT — A Charlestown man arrested in January for attempting to rob someone at gunpoint for drugs has been indicted by the Sullivan County Superior Court.The superior court handed down the indictment to 25-year-old Andrew Laasanen on Wednesday, Feb More...

Posted 2/26/2017 06:27 PM

McLure to speak at Claremont AARP meeting &nbsp

CLAREMONT — John McLure, well-known baker and proprietor of Baba A Louis Bakery in Chester, Vermont, will be the guest speaker at the Claremont Area AARP Chapter meeting at The Bourdon Center, 67 Maple Ave., Claremont, on March 9 at 1 p.m. More...

Posted 2/26/2017 03:14 PM

61st Apple Blossom Cotillion rehearsals underway &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD  —  The 61st Apple Blossom Cotillion is almost three months away, but the hard work for its participants began Sunday, Jan. 8, at Riverside Gymnasium in Springfield and will continue every Sunday until the big night on May 6. More...

Posted 2/24/2017 06:54 PM

Former restaurant to undergo asbestos study &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The city's director of Planning and Development said a federally funded assessment of the former Pleasant Restaurant at 56 Opera House Square will determine the extent of discovered asbestos contamination and how to get rid of it. &n More...

Posted 2/24/2017 04:30 AM

Local anti-drug coalitions gather in Washington &nbsp

Representatives from Windham County’s community coalitions traveled to Washington, D.C. More...

Posted 2/23/2017 06:43 PM

Chester police get canine officer &nbsp

CHESTER — All heads turned in the town hall when Chester Police Chief Richard Cloud entered the upstairs meeting room with his dog, Dutch. They were on the agenda at the Feb. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 09:58 PM

Rec center looking to install athletic flooring &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The city Parks and Recreation Department is seeking bids from companies to install athletic rubber flooring at the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center’s fitness room.  Parks and Recreation Director Mark Brislin said the plan More...

Posted 2/20/2017 10:39 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017     1:20 p.m.: Officer checked on a subject in the field near Route 12 Auto. More...

Posted 2/20/2017 03:52 PM

Former CEO named to Colby-Sawyer board &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Former cable television CEO William H. Mitchell has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees starting May 1. The college announced Mitchell’s appointment Friday in a news release. More...

Posted 2/19/2017 07:44 PM

Springfield students place well at competition &nbsp

BURLINGTON — River Valley Technical Center's Business and Financial Services students, Whitney Greene and Kaylee Norton, have earned multiple medals at the the annual conference for the Vermont Chapter of the Distributive Education Clubs of America ( More...

Posted 2/17/2017 07:12 PM

12-week class to help families coping with mental illness &nbsp

NEWPORT —  When someone in a family has mental illness  —  depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety, schizophrenia and other mood disorders —  the entire family is affected. The more we learn about mental illness, the better we More...

Posted 2/17/2017 04:19 PM

Local authors to have book signing &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Rebecca Dole Gordon, co-author of the book, “Now I Believe You,” will be holding a book signing at Jozach Jewelers Thursday, Feb. More...

Posted 2/17/2017 08:01 PM

Winter carnival contest winners announced &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The winners have been announced for each of the 3rd annual Springfield Winter Carnival's competitions. More...

Posted 2/17/2017 05:10 PM

Red River announces new CEO &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Red River, a technology transformation company, announced Wednesday, Feb. 15 that Jeff Sessions has been appointed the company’s new CEO, effective immediately. More...

Posted 2/16/2017 07:04 PM

DAR Reprisal Chapter participates in Winter Carnival parade &nbsp

NEWPORT — The Reprisal Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution participated in the annual Newport Winter Carnival Parade on Saturday, Feb. 11.  More...

Posted 2/15/2017 02:31 PM

Amanda Cassell named BFUHS Elks Student of the Month &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Amanda Cassell has been named the January Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School.  Cassell, a senior, is the daughter of Charles Cassell and Tammy Sears both of Bellows Falls. More...

Posted 2/14/2017 06:20 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

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Posted 2/14/2017 04:46 PM

Plow truck driver arrested for DWI &nbsp

ALSTEAD — A state-contracted plow truck driver clearing was arrested Saturday after striking a bridge and dislodging a portion of the truck's plow blade.  Lewis Elliott, 45, of South Acworth, was arrested for aggravated driving while intoxi More...

Posted 2/13/2017 04:45 PM

Windsor Junior/Senior High School honors &nbsp

    7th Grade Academic Achievement Dalton Clifford, Khale Coffran, Adam Dufour, Emmet Moeykens, Reese Perry, Ember Pikramenos, Molly Wilson   7th Grade Responsible and Involved Citizenship Dalton More...

Posted 2/13/2017 08:03 PM

Start Your Own Business workshop in Springfield &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Vermont Small Business Development Center (VtSBDC)  has announced an upcoming workshop for those thinking about starting their own business. More...

Posted 2/13/2017 08:51 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 11:00 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Hillside Terrace for a medical call. 2:31 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Sullivan Street for a public assist.  Sunday, Feb. More...

Posted 2/12/2017 05:41 PM

Eating healthy on a deadline &nbsp

Spice shop setting up health food 'hubs' at co-ops

WINDSOR — A series of comical trips to a co-op grocery store looking for ingredients such as galangal — and wandering the stores with up to five employees — was the tipping point that led Oh! More...

Posted 2/9/2017 05:35 PM

Windsor news &nbsp

The Cedar Hill Speaker Series continues with “Stroke Awareness for Stroke Survivors, Family Members, and Caregivers,” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at The Village at Cedar Hill, 92 Cedar Hill Drive in Windsor. More...

Posted 2/8/2017 08:42 PM

Chester Winter Carnival features inaugural disc golf outing &nbsp

CHESTER — The Chester Winter Carnival will be held from Friday, Feb. 17 to Sunday, Feb. 19. All of the events on Saturday will be taking place at the Pinnacle Recreation Area, located on Lover’s Lane in Chester, unless otherwise noted. More...

Posted 2/8/2017 09:28 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. 19  10:38 a.m. — Caller reporting a stray dog on Unity Road.  11:11 a.m. — Caller reported a parking complaint on Chandlers Mill Road.  1:34 p.m. — Caller requested an officer for a civil standby on Sullivan Street.  More...

Posted 2/28/2017 02:10 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. 19 9:50 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Central Street for a medical call.  Monday, Feb. More...

Posted 2/26/2017 03:08 PM

Historic series to be held this spring &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The Rockingham Historical Commission, with the help of several are organizations, will be holding a spring lecture series featuring five notable speakers starting March 9.  More...

Posted 2/26/2017 03:22 PM

Student artwork on display at Main Street Arts &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER  — The art of Saxtons River Elementary School students will be on display at Main Street Arts from March 9 to April 21 in a show titled, “98 Works of Art.”   More...

Posted 2/24/2017 07:03 PM

Vermonters encouraged to be prepared for potential flooding

WATERBURY — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for all of Vermont through this weekend. More...

Posted 2/24/2017 04:23 PM

South Newbury church, former schoolhouse added to NH State Register of Historic Places &nbsp

NEWBURY — The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources has added two properties located in South Newbury to the state Register of Historic Places. More...

Posted 2/23/2017 03:57 PM

Vermont 4-H members compete in equine contests &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Vermont 4-H horse club members had a jam-packed day, Feb. 11, as they competed in the annual Windham and Windsor County 4-H horse hippology and quiz bowl contests. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 05:20 PM

1 arrested, 4 sought for Wal-Mart thefts &nbsp

LEBANON — Police have arrested one and are seeking four in connection with shoplifting at the Wal-Mart in Lebanon.    More...

Posted 2/22/2017 08:03 PM

James Newhall named Employee of the Month at Mt. Ascutney Hospital &nbsp

WINDSOR — Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has named James Newhall, who works in the hospital’s Housekeeping Department, as Employee of the Month for January 2017. More...

Posted 2/21/2017 03:13 PM

Fly tying course set in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Interested in learning the art of fly tying? The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program is offering a free five-week introductory course on Wednesday evenings in March (March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29) in Claremont. More...

Posted 2/19/2017 07:49 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

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Posted 2/19/2017 07:27 PM

Event to raise money for special needs school in Kenya &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. More...

Posted 2/17/2017 04:54 PM

Car fire temporarily closes section of I-91 &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — A section of Interstate 91 northbound was shut down for an hour midday near Exit 7 in Springfield Friday as fire crews worked to put out a car fire. More...

Posted 2/17/2017 08:26 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Lauryl Ayotte-Hastings &nbsp

Lauryl Ayotte-Hastings, 27, is wanted for allegedly violating the conditions of her probation.Ayotte-Hastings was indicted Dec. 18, 2013 on a charge of burglary by a Sullivan County Grand Jury, and was sentenced on Aug. More...

Posted 2/17/2017 07:26 PM

Springfield Chamber to host candidates night &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — As an ongoing tradition, the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual Candidates Night, giving locals an opportunity to meet Selectboard and School Board candidates.    More...

Posted 2/17/2017 04:58 PM

Sunapee man to head New London concert band &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Mark L. More...

Posted 2/16/2017 06:46 PM

Riverside Middle School Quarter 2 honor roll &nbsp

Grade 6   High honorsOwen Babcock, MacKenzie Bushey, Madison Marie Clark, Thomas Czwakiel, Emma Dana, Olivia Howard, Ella Robinson, Emma Snyder, Alexis Tewksbury, Madailein WolfHonors More...

Posted 2/14/2017 04:21 PM

Lebanon Opera House appoints new executive director &nbsp

LEBANON —The Lebanon Opera House (LOH) Board of Directors has successfully concluded a comprehensive search process and announced Tuesday that Joe Clifford will serve as the organization’s new executive director, effective March 20. More...

Posted 2/14/2017 06:16 PM

Cardiac rehab center helps heart attack victims recover

CLAREMONT — Ronald Clough of Newport never dreamed the gift he’d receive for Christmas would be a heart attack.It happened without warning on a Saturday morning last December. More...

Posted 2/13/2017 09:31 PM

One Credit Union president to retire &nbsp

Farewell day to be held Feb. 23

SPRINGFIELD — After 32 years of faithful service, Jerry Cross, president and CEO of One Credit Union, has announced his intent to retire at the end of February. More...

Posted 2/13/2017 08:58 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 29, 2017 12:18 p.m.: Officer responded to a report of an erratic driver. More...

Posted 2/13/2017 04:26 PM

A weekend of exploration at the Walpole Unitarian Church &nbsp

WALPOLE — Join members and friends of the Walpole Unitarian Church for three days of spiritual exploration and contemplation led by Rev. Kitsy Winthrop, Feb. 17  to 19. More...

Posted 2/13/2017 09:42 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Jessica L. Griffin &nbsp

Jessica L. Griffin, 32, is wanted for allegedly violating the conditions of her probation.Griffin was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on April 22, 2015 on one count of sale of a controlled drug (buprenorphine). More...

Posted 2/10/2017 08:28 PM

Prison land to be transferred to VT Fish & Wildlife &nbsp

WINDSOR — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife commissioner, biologists and state representatives will present an informational session later this month on the transfer of more than 800 acres of state-owned wildlife management land from the Vermont Departme More...

Posted 2/9/2017 11:33 PM

Longtime food pantry volunteer retires &nbsp

New manager adds extra hour to Thursdays

CHARLESTOWN — “It’s nice to watch [instead of lifting],” said Sandy Bruzgis as Dick Westney stacked another box of elbow macaroni on the pallet at the Charlestown Food Pantry. More...

Posted 2/8/2017 09:35 PM