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

Grant funding comes through for co-op project &nbsp

CONCORD — On the second time of asking, grant funding was awarded that will help a local mobile home co-op to link up with the town of Charlestown municipal sewer system during a ceremony in Concord Thursday.    More...

Posted 6/29/2017 07:59 PM

Stevens High School award recipients &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Seventy-four graduating seniors and second, third and fourth year students were awarded scholarships and awards in the amount of $103,950 at the Stevens High School Alumni Association Banquet, held Saturday, June 10. More...

Posted 6/28/2017 05:21 PM

Fourth of July events &nbsp

Claremont More...

Posted 6/27/2017 05:06 PM

Riverside Middle School Quarter 4 Honor Roll &nbsp

Grade 6High HonorsMacKenzie Bushey, Thomas Czwakierl, Ella Robinson, Emma Snyder, Alexis TewksburyHonors  More...

Posted 6/26/2017 05:18 PM

Claremont man arrested for arson &nbsp

CLAREMONT — New Hampshire State Fire Marshal J.William Degnan, Claremont Police Chief Mark T. More...

Posted 6/26/2017 07:19 PM

Weare man charged with sale of fireworks &nbsp

WARNER — A Weare man was charged by the state fire marshal's office Sunday after allegedly selling fireworks without the necessary licensing.   More...

Posted 6/25/2017 07:59 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, June 18: 1:03 p.m.:  Engine 3 responded to Hanover Street for a medical call. 6:54 p.m.:  Engine 3 responded to Maple Avenue for a medical call.              More...

Posted 6/25/2017 07:25 PM

You’re never SO good that you don’t need to go back to the basics &nbsp

Since I attended my first law enforcement level instructor training class (which was extremely basic, to my surprise) my quest for information and thirst for knowledge has, it seems, grown exponentially. More...

Posted 6/23/2017 09:09 PM

Student penny war raises almost $1K for humane society &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. More...

Posted 6/23/2017 08:35 PM

Rain leads to temporary high E.Coli readings in pond

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Wednesday marked the Summer Solstice, or the longest day of the year, and the official beginning of summer. More...

Posted 6/23/2017 03:22 AM

Syphilis outbreak in New Hampshire &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. — New Hampshire is experiencing an outbreak of syphilis, as the number of reported cases in New Hampshire for 2017 is about double that of previous years. More...

Posted 6/22/2017 03:14 PM

Power of Produce clubs launched at local farmers markets &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Kids around the Upper Valley can get a taste of local fruits and vegetables this summer — plus their very own money to spend on fresh, local produce —with Power of Produce (POP) Clubs happening weekly at area farmers markets an More...

Posted 6/22/2017 06:44 PM

Accused burglar held on $10K bail

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A Chester, Vermont man accused of trying to break into a house to steal scrap metal pleaded not guilty to five charges at his arraignment Tuesday in Windsor Superior Criminal Court.   More...

Posted 6/21/2017 12:46 AM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

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Posted 6/21/2017 03:46 PM

Firm to assess Black River tributary

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:36 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

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Posted 6/20/2017 05:33 PM

Chester man arrested on burglary charges &nbsp

CAVENDISH — A Chester, Vermont man was arrested on burglary charges after attempting to break into a Cavendish home Monday morning. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 01:35 PM

Claremont Savings Bank names Lynch senior vice president, commercial banking &nbsp

Claremont Savings Bank has announced the hiring of James (Jim) A. Lynch as senior vice president, commercial banking. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 08:08 PM

Stevens High School Honor Roll Semester 2 &nbsp

Stevens High School Grade 12 High Honors Anna Cecile Avery, Stephen Liam Bosonac, Cameron Janell Nesbitt Cullison, Nicholas Andrew-Jin Eagan, Gabrielle Anita Fletcher, Sierra Elizabeth Meunier, Michael Paul Miller, Rebecca Lenore Moody More...

Posted 6/19/2017 04:15 PM

Claremont first responders honored by Masons &nbsp

CLAREMONT — On Thursday June 15 at the Claremont Fire Department, the men and women of the fire, police, and ambulance services who make up the first responders in Claremont were recognized for their excellent service to the community. More...

Posted 6/18/2017 02:34 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

Newport Police Department log June 25 to June 28 &nbsp

Sunday, June 25 1:54 p.m. — Caller reported being harassed by a woman on Oak Street. 4:57 p.m. — Caller requested a well-being check on a man on Main Street. 7:28 p.m. More...

Posted 6/29/2017 01:24 PM

Teen offering film lessons at CCTV

CLAREMONT — There’s more to Claremont Community Television (CCTV) than school board meetings and the previous night’s city council hearing. More...

Posted 6/28/2017 03:04 AM

Vilas Middle School Trimester 3 Honor Roll &nbsp

8th gradeHigh HonorsTaylor Bland, Brooke Esslinger, Kierstin Melius, Rebecca Neily, Taylor Patch Honors  Lauren Anderson, Dylan Clark, Kelsey Colburn, Jamie Houde, Ethan Moody, Gabriel Starks7th grade High Honors Rowan Anderson, Willem Bellows, More...

Posted 6/28/2017 02:19 PM

Woman arrested for DWI after driving into store &nbsp

GOSHEN — A Goshen woman was arrested Monday afternoon for driving while intoxicated after she drove into the side of the Goshen Country Store.    More...

Posted 6/26/2017 09:18 PM

Claremont hiker rescued on Mount Cardigan &nbsp

On Sunday afternoon, Naomi Lafont of Claremont suffered a lower leg injury after slipping on a rock near the summit of Mount Caridigan on the West Ridge Trail in Orange, New Hampshire. More...

Posted 6/26/2017 05:42 PM

SCS seeking grant to help low-income homeowners &nbsp

CLAREMONT — A nonprofit community and social service agency with offices in Claremont and Keene is looking to assist low-income families in Cheshire and Sullivan counties with housing improvements through a grant.  More...

Posted 6/25/2017 08:01 PM

Claremont announces July 4 celebration &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Claremont Parks and Recreation Department has announced a series of events and live music for the Annual July 4th Celebration at Monadnock Park on Tuesday, July 4.    The excitement will begin at 6 p.m. More...

Posted 6/25/2017 07:55 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 June 17:  Claremont  Kenneth Harlow, Claremont, sold land with buildings on the northerly side More...

Posted 6/23/2017 09:41 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Looking at the big picture

Since last year, the Claremont City Council and School Board have met on a quarterly basis to discuss and address those issues that impact the community as a whole.  On June 22, the two governing bodies met and shared information on lead screeni More...

Posted 6/23/2017 08:33 PM

Fugitive of the Week: George C. Belt &nbsp

George C. More...

Posted 6/23/2017 04:45 PM

Town warns abusers of transfer station policy

CHARLESTOWN — Following reports of transfer station misuse, a letter was sent Thursday to 19 area businesses with accounts at the Charlestown Transfer Station warning “stiff penalties” for those violating the policy regarding where waste taken to the More...

Posted 6/23/2017 03:28 AM

River Currents column &nbsp

River Resolutions for 2017 More...

Posted 6/22/2017 07:53 PM

Firearm burglary suspect indicted &nbsp

NEWPORT — One of the two men arrested in connection with a firearms burglary at a Claremont business was among 13 indicted Wednesday by the Sullivan County Grand Jury. More...

Posted 6/21/2017 09:45 PM

HCRS announces new staff members &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. More...

Posted 6/21/2017 05:15 PM

Claremont Police Department log &nbsp

Thursday, June 8 8:21 p.m. — On North Street, arrested Jesse E. Dow, 22, of Claremont for violation of probation or parole. 8:48 a.m. — Sexual assault on Thrasher Road.  8:52 a.m. — Criminal mischief at Gamestop on Washington Street. More...

Posted 6/21/2017 04:55 PM

Kurn Hattin graduates 17-member Class of 2017 &nbsp

WESTMINSTER ― On Saturday, June 10, 17 8th graders graduated from Kurn Hattin Homes for Children in a joyous and emotional ceremony. Graduation proceedings began with greetings from Janet Wilson, president of the Board of Directors. More...

Posted 6/20/2017 06:02 PM

Our Turn &nbsp

A volunteer perspective

It’s hard to believe that some people actually worry about what they’ll “do” in retirement!  But they do, enough to make sure they are on a couple of boards, one of which is Turning Points Network (TPN), along with ongoing volunteering for NAMI More...

Posted 6/20/2017 03:13 PM

Members sought for town pool renovation fundraising committee

CHARLESTOWN — To help raise funds for an anticipated six-figure renovation, the Charlestown Recreation Department is looking to create a fundraising committee for a renovation of the town pool.  More...

Posted 6/19/2017 07:43 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, June 11:  1:35 a.m.:  Engine 3 responded to Washington Street for a motor vehicle accident.  6:13 a.m.:  Engine 3 responded to Sullivan Street for a medical call.  12:08 p.m.:  Engine 3 responded t More...

Posted 6/18/2017 03:05 PM