6th annual World Snow Day set for Sunday at Arrowhead &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Area residents will be dusting off their sleboggans for World Snow Day 2017 this coming Sunday. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 09:12 PM

New London, Sunapee among safest NH towns &nbsp

SafeWise named New London and Sunapee as two of the safest New Hampshire towns in its annual report.   Published on Dec. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 09:43 PM

Police investigating 'suspicious death' in Alstead &nbsp

ALSTEAD — State police are investigating a “suspicious death” in Alstead that occurred this past weekend.  More...

Posted 1/9/2017 05:23 PM

Springfield Elks donate to the VA Hospital &nbsp

Shown are the participants for the Springfield Elks Lodge’s Gratitude Grant presentation at the VA Hospital in White River Jct., Vt. recently. Front, left to right, Linda Deforge, Director Alfred Montoya, Exalted Ruler Vicki Siliski and Ed Lamer. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 06:56 PM

Sullivan County Property Transfers &nbsp

NEWPORT — The following property transfers were recorded at the office of the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds during the two-week period ending Dec. 31:ClaremontTheresa L. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 09:58 PM

School district approves proposed tuition, budget &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham School District Board of Directors has approved tuition rates and a budget for fiscal year 2018.The board of directors approved the FY 2018 tuition at a regular board of directors’ meeting on Thursday, Jan. 5. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 09:49 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Eric Wortman &nbsp

Eric Wortman, 28, is wanted for failing to appear and surrender himself to the county jail to start serving his sentence. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 07:26 PM

Instructor offers free yoga for emergency responders &nbsp

NEWPORT — Chris Marcotte of the Newport Fire and EMS squad had never taken part in a yoga class prior to Tuesday night.“Right now I have a bad back,” he said as sat down on a mat laid out on the hardwood floor in the ballroom above M.J. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 03:51 AM

4 info sessions set for school consolidation plan &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The Windham Northeast Supervisory Union Act 46 School Consolidation Study Committee has completed its work and will hold informational meetings for voters throughout the month of January.The draft Articles of Agreement for a new, unif More...

Posted 1/5/2017 10:28 PM

Claremont Christian Academy Honors &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The following is the Claremont Christian Academy Honor Roll and Director’s Roll for Marking Period 2.Honor RollTo achieve the honor roll, students must earn an average of 90 percent or higher.K4 KindergartenOlivia Frisch, William Hector a More...

Posted 1/5/2017 05:37 PM

Silsby Public Library news &nbsp

Winter story hours are in session. Join the fun Tuesday mornings at 10:30 for stories and a simple craft. Lap sitters, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome. More...

Posted 1/4/2017 05:58 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. 259:02 a.m. — Walk-in to the police department on Cross Street. 1:47 p.m. — Caller reported a traffic accident on Redstone Road. More...

Posted 1/4/2017 05:34 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. 18 7:24 a.m.: Police and Fire responded to a reported vehicle off the road on Claremont Road. More...

Posted 1/2/2017 08:32 PM

Deceased firefighter remembered for 52 years of service &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Westminster has lost a longtime volunteer firefighter and selectboard member, remembered by friends and family as both happy and helpful. More...

Posted 12/29/2016 09:02 PM

American Red Cross and Dunkin' Donuts partner for Donors Make a Difference campaign &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. —  For the 10th year, the American Red Cross and Dunkin’ Donuts will partner in January to help increase donations and reward generous donors. More...

Posted 12/28/2016 09:24 PM

Exhibit celebrates 225th anniversary of Bill of Rights &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — To mark the 225th anniversary of the United States Bill of Rights, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) has created a pop-up exhibit, “The Bill of Rights and You,” and made it available free of charge to libraries and More...

Posted 12/28/2016 11:08 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. 119:48 a.m.: Officer responded to assist the ambulance with an 85-year-old ill female. More...

Posted 12/26/2016 07:21 PM

Elks Lodge delivers 51 holiday food baskets &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Elks Lodge #879 of Claremont, with the assistance of several community partners, delivered 51 holiday food baskets to local families in need on Friday, Dec. 23. More...

Posted 12/26/2016 07:25 PM

City councilor donates toys following collection site burglary &nbsp

CLAREMONT — A Claremont city councilor and business owner has donated 60 new toys to Toys for Tots after hearing of a burglary at a collection site in Pomfret, Vermont.“I have been put in touch with a Marine, and I’m heading over to drop them off now More...

Posted 12/23/2016 07:05 PM

Claremont Realtors donate to One-4-All Family Space &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Greater Claremont Board of Realtors and Affiliates​ recently held a special fund raiser to benefit One-4-All Family Space, 169 Main St., in Claremont. More...

Posted 12/23/2016 03:09 PM

Bergeron earns Life & Health Insurance license &nbsp

Clark-Mortenson is proud to announce Kim Bergeron, Business Insurance Division Supervisor in Claremont, has attained her Life, Health, and Accident Insurance license. More...

Posted 12/23/2016 03:48 PM

Sullivan County Grand Jury Indictments &nbsp

NEWPORT — The following grand jury indictments were handed up Dec. More...

Posted 12/22/2016 08:27 PM

Men accused of burglarizing Charlestown Road businesses indicted &nbsp

NEWPORT — Two Claremont men have been indicted by a Sullivan County grand jury on charges stemming from a number of break-ins and burglaries the men are accused of committing on Charlestown Road. Mark Perry, 37, and Justin Daisy, 25, were arrest More...

Posted 12/22/2016 11:56 PM

Seven candidates vie for queen of Newport’s 101st carnival &nbsp

NEWPORT — With 100 years of history in the books, Newport heads into its second hundred-year run on Feb. More...

Posted 12/22/2016 11:40 PM

Springfield police officer honored &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Police Officer Steve Neily was recently honored with a Meritorious Service Medal after his actions during a car fire in 2015. More...

Posted 12/22/2016 08:48 PM

Municipality drops lease request for construction equipment parking &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The village of Bellows Falls will not take any action to sign a proposed lease agreement with the Bellows Falls Historical Society that would have permitted construction crews and equipment to park on BFHS land.Rockingham and Bellows More...

Posted 12/21/2016 10:14 PM

Claremont man accused of cashing stolen checks &nbsp

WOODSTOCK — A Claremont man has been arrested in Vermont for allegedly cashing stolen checks at several area banks. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 03:10 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 1 10:46 a.m. — Caller reported a parking violation on Main Street. 11:57 a.m. — Caller reported a civil problem on Unity Road. 12:46 p.m. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 04:16 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. 25  8:48 a.m. — Officer spoke with a woman about her son harassing her by calling and texting.  9:33 a.m. — Officer responded to a report of a motorist backing into a car at Jiffy Mart and leaving the scene. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 05:27 PM

Civil War expert to address January meeting of GMCWRT &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — On Saturday, Jan. 14, Mr. Rolf Diamant will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Green Mountain Civil War Round Table. More...

Posted 1/8/2017 03:14 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 1, 20178:59 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to the Family Dollar for a water problem. Monday, Jan. 2, 20175:57 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to 1 Pleasant St. for a medical call. Tuesday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/8/2017 03:41 PM

State Farm opens new Springfield office &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — State Farm Insurance Agent Jerry Farnum joined representatives from the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce (SRCOC), his employees, and members of the business community for a ribbon-cutting on Friday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 10:01 PM

Company reaches $96K settlement in hazardous waste case &nbsp

NEWPORT — Two Charlestown-based companies have agreed to a $96,000 settlement in superior court following claims that they violated safe handling and disposal of hazardous waste standards.  More...

Posted 1/6/2017 06:55 PM

I-91 bridge work starting Monday &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Work is slated to begin Monday on two Interstate 91 bridges spanning the Williams River as part of a $44.3 million, 4-year project to replace bridges on I-91 in Rockingham.    More...

Posted 1/6/2017 06:08 PM

Weatherize Upper Valley to launch in 14 VT towns &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Vital Communities and volunteers in 14 Vermont towns will launch a new Weatherize Upper Valley initiative later this month to encourage more homeowners to invest in energy efficiency projects. More...

Posted 1/5/2017 07:20 PM

Vilas Middle School honors &nbsp

Vilas Middle School Honor Roll Trimester 1   Grade 8  High Honors Lauren Anderson, Taylor Bland, Kierstin Melius, Rebecca Neily, Taylor Patch   Honors Zoe Bernaiche, Kelsey Colburn, Brooke Esslinger, Jamie More...

Posted 1/5/2017 07:38 PM

Rec department opens new ice rink &nbsp

CHESTER — With winter in full swing, the Chester Recreation Department recently opened a new ice skating rink at the Pinnacle, located on Lovers Lane, to the public.The new 70-foot by 120-foot rink is nearly double the size of the ice rink that was l More...

Posted 1/4/2017 10:02 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. 25, 20168:14 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Green Street for a car into a building.10:02 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Plains Road for a medical call. More...

Posted 1/2/2017 08:21 PM

Lebanon man charged in connection with church fire &nbsp

LEBANON — Police have arrested and charged a Lebanon man in connection with a structure fire that burned the First Baptist Church in Lebanon last week, as well as subsequent incidents. More...

Posted 1/2/2017 09:01 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Kayla Marsh &nbsp

Kayla Marsh, 25, is wanted for allegedly violating the conditions of her probation.Marsh was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on Aug. 26, 2015 for conspiracy/sale of a controlled drug (heroin). More...

Posted 12/30/2016 04:05 PM

Work on I-91 bridges set to begin next week &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Work is slated to begin next week on two Interstate 91 bridges spanning the Williams River as part of a $44.3 million, 4-year project to replace bridges on I-91 in Rockingham. According to Count On It Business Services, Inc. More...

Posted 12/29/2016 09:47 PM

Planning underway for 15th Music in the Meadow concert &nbsp

CHESTER — Fresh off the most successful Music in the Meadow concert weekend in its 14 year history, the committee is already planning ahead for the 15th  annual fundraising concert for the Vermont-New Hampshire Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure. More...

Posted 12/28/2016 09:55 PM

Volunteer elves spread holiday cheer &nbsp

Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice expresses deep gratitude to “Volunteer Elves” Lauri Smerald and Nancy Nilson, who coordinated the 2016 “Kearsarge Kids Christmas Program,” and helped to gather and distribute gifts to nearly 80 local families, ma More...

Posted 12/28/2016 07:36 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. More...

Posted 12/26/2016 07:09 PM

Hearts of Hope raises money for cancer patients &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Hearts of Hope, a project of the volunteers at Springfield Hospital, raised $6,180 toward the purchase of items for the support and comfort of patients at Springfield Hospital’s Oncology Clinic. More...

Posted 12/23/2016 05:13 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Joseph Szelangowski Jr. &nbsp

Joseph Szelangowski, Jr., 40, is wanted for failing to appear in court.Szelangowski was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury May 25 on a charge of operating a motor vehicle after being declared a habitual offender. More...

Posted 12/23/2016 05:45 PM

Kurn Hattin posthumously awards George Nostrand &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — The Charles Albert Dickinson Award, established in 2013, is given annually in recognition of an organization or individual whose philanthropic commitment embodies the mission of New England Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. More...

Posted 12/23/2016 03:30 PM

Woman in murder-for-hire plot indicted &nbsp

NEWPORT — A Claremont woman accused in a murder-for-hire plot has been indicted by a Sullivan County grand jury.Monique Earle, 20, has been indicted on a charge of conspiracy to commit murder, and one charge of criminal solicitation to commit murder More...

Posted 12/22/2016 11:57 PM

Sullivan County Property Transfers &nbsp

NEWPORT – The following property transfers were recorded at the office of the Sullivan County Registry of Deeds during the week ending Dec. More...

Posted 12/22/2016 11:43 PM

Springfield police officer honored &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Police Officer Steve Neily was recently honored with a Meritorious Service Medal after his actions during a car fire in 2015. More...

Posted 12/22/2016 08:48 PM