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 05:31 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 04:15 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 04:16 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 07:34 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 05:19 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 04:01 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 10:10 PM

Windsor briefs &nbsp

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

Posted 7/13/2017 03:42 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

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Posted 7/13/2017 02:42 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 7/12/2017 12:27 AM

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 07:30 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 07:59 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 04:46 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 08:10 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 01:20 PM

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 07:15 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Resources for making your home healthier

Over the past year, I have written frequently about our community-wide effort to screen children for lead poisoning and, ultimately, prevent it from occurring.  Given the primary source of lead poisoning in New Hampshire is from lead-based paint More...

Posted 7/7/2017 08:44 PM

Westminster business burglarized &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — On Friday, July 7, at approximately 2 p.m., the Vermont State Police was notified by Buck Adams Trucking & Excavating business on Route 121 in the town of Westminster that they had been burglarized sometime between late June and Jul More...

Posted 7/7/2017 06:37 PM

Our Turn &nbsp

When the crime is rape

The man who raped Angie (not her real name) had been hanging around as she moved into her apartment.  She was by herself, carrying boxes and small pieces of furniture from a rented van into her new space.     More...

Posted 7/6/2017 11:34 PM

Accused firearm burglar held on $50K bail

NEWPORT — Bail was set at $50,000 for a man accused of stealing firearms from a Claremont business and trading them for drugs.    More...

Posted 7/5/2017 10:04 PM

11 teens taken into custody following underage party &nbsp

SUNAPEE — A group of teenagers were taken into custody in Sunapee last Friday for underage drinking. The 11 teenagers taken into custody in the most recent underage drinking incident were all from Braintree, Massachusetts.    More...

Posted 7/5/2017 09:53 PM

Springfield Hospital begins fundraising to enhance childbirth services &nbsp

Springfield Hospital is in the midst of its 2017 annual giving campaign. The campaign is raising funds to enhance The Childbirth Center at Springfield Hospital. More...

Posted 7/5/2017 07:19 PM

Walpole School Trimester III Honor Roll &nbsp

  8th grade  High Honors  Riley Floyd, Jorge Rodriguez, Zulma Rodriguez, Rachel Watson Honors  Sophie Bardis, Grace Beliveau, Hillary Berry, Erin Brady, Aiden Derr, Owen Elliott, Kaylee Lintner, Nicholas Peltier, Maeve P More...

Posted 7/3/2017 05:12 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, June 25 9:54 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to North Street and Main Street for a motor vehicle accident 10:14 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Goyette Avenue for a medical call  Monday, June 26 12:48 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to More...

Posted 7/2/2017 06:05 PM

Learning how to shoot: Choose the right instructor &nbsp

I received an email from a reader this past week that I wanted to share in this week’s column, as it addresses a very typical type of inquiry.  “I am looking for formal training in gun handling. More...

Posted 6/30/2017 06:57 PM

Area businesses pass compliance checks &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Ten local businesses in the Greater Falls area have passed their Department of Liquor Control (DLC) compliance checks in 2017. More...

Posted 6/30/2017 08:18 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 07:55 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 04:25 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 7/15/2017 12:06 AM

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 09:22 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 06:26 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 04:51 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 07:05 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 10:03 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 06:58 PM

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 08:11 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 07:54 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 02:48 PM

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 09:05 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 05:32 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 01:08 PM

Shooting in your backyard? Be safe, be responsible and be courteous &nbsp

I was approached this past Monday while picking up a few items at my local grocery store by a gentleman I’ve known only for a short time here in New Hampshire. More...

Posted 7/7/2017 10:40 PM

Keeping kids and families fed during the summer months &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — 3SquaresVT helps make sure that people in need don’t go hungry by providing monthly food assistance to eligible families and individuals through a user-friendly EBT card. More...

Posted 7/7/2017 07:29 PM

Paquette earns specialty credential in emergency medicine

WINDSOR — Maurice G. Paquette, MPAS, PA-C, of Mt. More...

Posted 7/7/2017 02:06 PM

HCRS to host community lunches &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Vermont’s second-largest community mental-health agency, will be hosting free hot dog lunches at their Springfield, Hartford and Brattleboro offices in celebration of their 50th anniversar More...

Posted 7/6/2017 05:03 PM

Kennedy Pond closed to swimming following rain storm &nbsp

WINDSOR — Kennedy Pond in Windsor was closed on Sunday, and has yet to reopen, following heavy rains on Saturday.The Recreation Center staff, who monitor the pond in summer months, determined that due to debris in the water and murkiness, it would be More...

Posted 7/5/2017 08:56 PM

Woman injured in Charlestown car accident &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — A Norwich, Vermont woman is in serious condition after a traffic accident in Charlestown on Sunday, July 2. More...

Posted 7/5/2017 07:03 PM

Pontoon plane recovered in Lake Sunapee &nbsp

SUNAPEE — Local fire and police department personnel saved a pontoon plane after it flipped and sank Tuesday evening in Sunapee.At around 5:45 p.m., the Sunapee Fire Department received a call from Lake Avenue about a docked plane leaking and floodin More...

Posted 7/5/2017 05:17 PM

Constitution Day Celebration in Windsor &nbsp

WINDSOR — The Birthplace of Vermont, the Old Constitution House State Historic Site, 16 North Main St., in Windsor, hosts “1777 Constitution Day,” from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 8. More...

Posted 7/3/2017 03:24 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Jessica Ellis &nbsp

Jessica Ellis, 28, is wanted for violating the terms of her probation.Ellis was indicted on Feb. More...

Posted 6/30/2017 03:25 PM