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

Amtrak Trains forum in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The City of Claremont Amtrak Ad Hoc Committee is hosting an Amtrak Trains Forum from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Tuesday, April 11, at the new CSB Community Center on 152 South St., in Claremont.    More...

Posted 4/10/2017 03:38 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 2 2:03 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to 45 Central St. More...

Posted 4/9/2017 07:22 PM

Police seeking suspect of late night auto theft &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the alleged perpetrator of a late night assault and theft at the Walmart in Claremont. More...

Posted 4/8/2017 04:41 PM

Newbury named a 2016 Tree City USA &nbsp

NEWBURY, N.H. — Newbury, New Hampshire has been named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its committment to effective urban forest management.     More...

Posted 4/7/2017 03:01 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Community engagement makes all the difference

 We are in the midst of the legislative session, and there can be no doubt that our voices are being heard on a number of issues at the state level.  While the legislative process may be frustrating at times, recent votes on a number of bil More...

Posted 4/6/2017 08:30 PM

Weathersfield School Second Trimester Honor Roll &nbsp

Weathersfield School Second Trimester Grade 5 High Honors Jameson Gaito, Madison Lawyer, Tori McNamara, Anneka Yuengling.HonorsNyome Athorne, Dory Hindinger, Christopher Lewallen, Olivia Magliola, Devan Metzger, Noah Milligan, Kobe Ovitt-Farr, R More...

Posted 4/6/2017 04:02 PM

CT River Watershed Council becomes Connecticut River Conservancy &nbsp

GREENFIELD, Conn. —  The Connecticut River’s leading nonprofit advocate, the Connecticut River Watershed Council, is now Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC). More...

Posted 4/5/2017 08:36 PM

Growing interest in backyard flock prompts poultry event at Claremont Tractor Supply &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Tractor Supply Company store at 419 Main St., in Claremont will host a backyard poultry event from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 06:21 PM

Rec committee considering fall festival &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Town recreation officials are looking to supplement the annual Winter Carnival with a Fall Festival starting this September in Charlestown.The Recreation Committee discussed the possibility of adding a Fall Festival at its March me More...

Posted 4/4/2017 11:50 PM

Savings Bank of Walpole elects first woman chair of the board &nbsp

KEENE — Savings Bank of Walpole is pleased to announce Sylvia McBeth has been appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees, becoming the first woman to be elected to this position in Savings Bank of Walpole’s 142-year history. More...

Posted 4/4/2017 04:08 PM

Walpole School Trimester II honors &nbsp

WALPOLE — The Walpole School Trimester II High Honor and Honor Roll students have been announced.8th GradeHigh HonorsOwen Elliott, Jorge Rodriguez, Zulma Rodriguez, Mary Ronning, Rachel Watson.Honor Roll More...

Posted 4/4/2017 03:03 PM

Woman accused in murder-for-hire plot misses 3rd bail hearing &nbsp

NEWPORT — A superior court judge issued a warrant for the arrest of a woman facing charges stemming from an alleged murder-for-hire plot after she failed to appear for a hearing in which the prosecution sought to revoke her bail Monday. More...

Posted 4/3/2017 09:17 PM

Report: Sullivan County ranks 9th in state for health &nbsp

NEWPORT — Sullivan County ranks ninth healthiest in New Hampshire, according to findings in the eighth annual County Health Rankings recently released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute. More...

Posted 4/3/2017 04:48 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, March 26 5:40 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Lafayette Street for a CO detector sounding. 6:53 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Mulberry Street for a medical call.   More...

Posted 4/2/2017 07:33 PM

Vermont insurance company misrepresented in phone scam &nbsp

MONTPELIER — The Department of Financial Regulation (DFR), has received reports that a Vermont insurance company is being misrepresented in a series of phone calls to Vermonters. More...

Posted 3/31/2017 08:17 PM

Late March snow blankets region &nbsp

March appears to have come in like a lamb and out like a lion, with the threat of snow overnight Friday into Saturday, April 1 across New England leading to a number of closures and cancellations.The snow crept in as the day wore on Friday, reaching More...

Posted 3/31/2017 10:36 PM

VSP investigate sound of explosion, gunfire in Hartland &nbsp

HARTLAND — On Tuesday night, Vermont State Police investigated a loud explosion followed by gunfire in Hartland after receiving calls from residents. More...

Posted 3/31/2017 07:09 PM

Church backpack program helps hungry kids get through the weekend &nbsp

NEWPORT — Newport Food Pantry is getting some needed assistance with the Backpack Program from an energetic group within South Congregational Church. More...

Posted 3/31/2017 03:40 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

Martin named March Elks Student of the Month for BFUHS &nbsp

It is a pleasure to announce that Tehya Martin has been named the March Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School. Tehya, a senior, is the daughter of Shamus Martin and April DeSoto of Saxtons River. More...

Posted 4/10/2017 02:55 PM

Apple Blossom Queen dresses, portraits on display &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Portraits of past Apple Blossom Queens, along with a collection of gowns worn in past cotillions, are on display at Springfield Health Center, located in the 100 River Street building in Springfield, Vermont. More...

Posted 4/7/2017 03:17 PM

Pasta for Parkinson's fundraiser is Sunday &nbsp

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Posted 4/6/2017 04:18 PM

Charlestown man pleads guilty to pool install scam &nbsp

KEENE — A Charlestown man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two misdemeanor charges of theft by deception stemming from separate incidents in 2015. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 08:39 PM

Shea-Porter, Kuster announce 2017 Congressional Art Competition &nbsp

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) have announced a call for entries for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 06:35 PM

Newport Farmers Market seeking vendors for 2017 &nbsp

NEWPORT — The Newport Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications for the 2017 season. The season will run every Friday from 3-6 p.m., rain or shine, from May 19 to Oct. 6. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 01:55 PM

Goshen program focuses on the 'Forgotten Women of WWI' &nbsp

GOSHEN — Commemorating the 100th anniversary of America's entrance into World War I in April 1917, the Olive G. Pettis Memorial Library will host the free program, "Rosie's Mom: Forgotten Women of World War I," at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 7. More...

Posted 4/4/2017 07:04 PM

Bellows Falls Middle School honors &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The Bellows Falls Middle School Honor Roll has been announced. Grade 5  More...

Posted 4/4/2017 04:00 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, March 191:38 p.m. — Officer checked on a vehicle parked on the side of Claremont Road. It was found the driver was having a minor diabetic issue but refused an ambulance. The passenger drove the car home with the officer following. More...

Posted 4/4/2017 02:00 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, March 26 12:19 a.m. — Caller reported disorderly conduct with a car on Beech Street. 2:09 a.m. — Caller reported cows in the road on South Main Street. 9:40 a.m. — Caller on Chandlers Mill Road reported a road complaint. 10:23 a.m. More...

Posted 4/4/2017 06:53 PM

Newport bridge project to cost a little extra &nbsp

NEWPORT — The Coon Brook Road Bridge project that is the subject of an article on the 2017 town meeting warrant for Newport is going to cost a little extra following a discovery made by engineers last week. More...

Posted 4/3/2017 11:27 PM

Lake Sunapee Bank announces promotions &nbsp

NEWPORT — Lake Sunapee Bank, a division of Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, is pleased to announce the following promotions:  Kaitlyn Covel, VP/Regional Market Manager – Central New HampshireEdward Nyette, VP/Regional Market Manager – Southern More...

Posted 4/3/2017 06:03 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Neville Walker &nbsp

Neville Walker, 26, is wanted for failing to appear in court.Walker was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on Feb. 18, 2015 on a charge of sale of a controlled drug, heroin. More...

Posted 3/31/2017 07:36 PM

Agency of Agriculture issues annual spring stewardship reminder for Vermont farms &nbsp

April 1 is the traditional date that the state’s winter manure spreading ban is lifted and farmers can get out on their fields and begin to apply those valuable nutrients to their cropland. More...

Posted 3/31/2017 07:49 PM

Charlestown Middle School Honor Roll &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Principal Paula Southard-Stevens has announces the honor roll for Charlestown Middle School for the second trimester of the 2016-2017 school year. More...

Posted 3/31/2017 03:53 PM

Meeting Waters YMCA receives national honor &nbsp

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The National AfterSchool Association, the lead organization for the advancement of the afterschool professional, has selected Meeting Waters YMCA as one of NAA’s 2017 Most Influential in Health & Wellness. More...

Posted 3/31/2017 04:02 PM