First United Methodist Church to be consecrated May 7 &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The newly relocated First United Methodist Church in Claremont will be formally consecrated for mission and ministry at its new space at 38 Summer St. Sunday, May 7. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 05:45 PM

Ludlow man arrested after theft investigation &nbsp

WESTMINSTER  — On Tuesday morning, April 25, Vermont State Police investigated several reported thefts in the Putney and Westminster area.  More...

Posted 4/26/2017 01:33 PM

TransCanada awards $2,500 to Parks Place program &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Lead Safe and Healthy Homes (LSHH), a program of Parks Place Community Resource Center, has been awarded $2,500 from TransCanada’s Healthy Communities grant. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 03:21 PM

Next OLLI program is 'Spying During the American Revolution' &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Damien Cregeau will present the OLLI-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, "Spies, Lies and Alibis: Spying During the American Revolution." It will be presented at the Nolin Murray Center next to St. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 04:22 PM

Westminster home burglarized &nbsp

  WESTMINSTER — A Westminster home was burglarized during the overnight hours of Sunday, April 23 into Monday, April 24, Vermont State Police say.Police were notified Monday morning of a forced entry burglary on Forest Road. More...

Posted 4/25/2017 01:09 PM

RVTC's Makerspace open to community members &nbsp

 SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Makers, creators, inventors and tinkerers are invited to become members in the Collaboratory, a high-tech makerspace at the River Valley Technical Center in Springfield, Vermont.  More...

Posted 4/25/2017 06:04 PM

Lyle Brewer in concert at the Windham Ballroom &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — At only 31 years old, Lyle Brewer is as accomplished as many musicians twice his age.  Revered in his adopted hometown of Boston as one of the most sought-after guitarists for both studio and live work, Brewer has released severa More...

Posted 4/25/2017 07:25 PM

American Cancer Society seeks Relay for Life teams &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Spring is in the air and it is never too early to think about your summer plans. Mark your calendars now and join other Windsor County residents on the relay track from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. More...

Posted 4/24/2017 07:03 PM

Springfield man arrested for aggravated assault &nbsp

WEATHERSFIELD  — A 34-year-old Springfield man was arrested Sunday after an alleged fight at Ascutney Self-Storage in Weathersfield. More...

Posted 4/24/2017 02:54 PM

Camper rollover closes section of I-89 &nbsp

GRANTHAM — A section of Interstate 98 in Grantham was closed for several hours Saturday night after truck towing a camper lost control and rolled the camper onto its side. More...

Posted 4/23/2017 03:16 PM

Steampunk festival to hold Tweed Ride and Fun Run &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Organizers of Springfield’s 3rd annual Steampunk Festival are raising funds for the 2017 event with the first ever Tweed Ride and Fun Run. More...

Posted 4/22/2017 09:54 PM

3 juveniles arrested for burglary &nbsp

TOWNSHEND — Police have arrested three juveniles in connection with a burglary that took place last Wednesday night at a store in Townshend.  More...

Posted 4/22/2017 09:32 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

What's around the corner

Now that Spring is here the city is preparing for a number of events to include community clean-up initiatives, Memorial Day and the budget season.  All of these events present opportunities for public engagement.   Below is an overvie More...

Posted 4/21/2017 11:21 AM

Houghton named director of provider practices at MAHHC &nbsp

WINDSOR — Mt. More...

Posted 4/20/2017 03:27 PM

Food co-op raises money for area nonprofits &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — A borrowed idea has taken hold at the Springfield Food Co-op (SFC), located at 335 River Road in Springfield, and given much needed funds to local nonprofit organizations with their round up program. More...

Posted 4/19/2017 09:21 PM

Weathersfield Selectboard approves payroll correction for 2 fire district employees &nbsp

WEATHERSFIELD — Town officials in Weathersfield will add two Ascutney Fire District No. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:42 PM

Kurn Hattin 6th and 8th graders win writing contest &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Kurn Hattin students created the perfect ending last Tuesday night at the 17th Annual Ziggy Ostrowski Mystery Writing Contest. Held at the Kurn Hattin School, participating students in Mrs. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 05:51 PM

Apicella joins VNH as chief financial officer &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Christine M. Apicella, MBA has been named chief financial officer for Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH). More...

Posted 4/18/2017 05:43 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

 Sunday, April 9 9:40 a.m. — Caller reported harassment from a woman on Summer Street. 11:39 a.m. — Caller reported a safety concern on Laurel Street. 4:47 p.m. — Caller reported a domestic dispute on Summer Street. 5:23 p.m. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 04:55 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 2 12:55 a.m. — Officer checked the well-being of a resident at the request of another police department. There was no contact with the resident. 9:42 a.m. More...

Posted 4/17/2017 07:52 PM

Police seeking 2 suspects in attempted burglary &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Police are seeking two in connection with an attempted burglary that took place at the Jiffy Mart Shell in Rockingham early Sunday morning.  More...

Posted 4/16/2017 08:12 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 9 12:31 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to 67 Maple Ave. More...

Posted 4/16/2017 05:40 PM

Sergeant Hamilton honored by DHMC &nbsp

On Tuesday, April 11, Sergeant Nathan B. Hamilton of the New Hampshire State Police-Troop F, was recognized at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) surrounded by his family and peers where he was awarded the First Annual Sergeant Robert E. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 08:42 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Joshua Converse &nbsp

Joshua Converse, also known as Robbie Converse, 44, is wanted for failing to appear in court for a dispositional conference. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 05:45 PM

Special town meeting to ratify monetary articles rescheduled &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — A vote to ratify monetary warrant articles passed at Town Meeting in order to comply with Department of Revenue regulations has been rescheduled to early May.    More...

Posted 4/13/2017 08:30 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

Students creating time capsule for town's 250th anniversary

CHESTER — The students at the Chester-Andover Elementary School have taken on the task to create a time capsule that celebrates the town’s 250th anniversary that took place last year. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 05:56 PM

The Third Annual Pansy Festival is May 6 &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — The Third Annual Pansy Festival will be held from 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at Singing River Farm in Rockingham. This free community celebration of spring will happen rain or shine because pansies love both. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 03:57 PM

Girls Rock! Conference a great success &nbsp

NEWPORT — Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students from Newport Middle High School participated in the Girls Rock! More...

Posted 4/26/2017 07:45 PM

Our Turn &nbsp

Shelter from the storm

Cindy (not her real name) used her last few dollars to get to Turning Points Network’s emergency shelter.  Sexually abused in her childhood, she was physically, emotionally and financially abused by her husband.     More...

Posted 4/25/2017 05:16 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, 4/16/17Sunday, April 1612:05 a.m. — Caller reported criminal trespass on Laurel Street.1:22 a.m. — Caller reported a person acting suspiciously on Laurel Street.10:36 a.m. More...

Posted 4/25/2017 05:11 PM

Springfield Town Library now has a wheelchair &nbsp

The Springfield Town Library now has a wheelchair for public use. More...

Posted 4/25/2017 05:34 PM

Union Street School students use poi balls to combat anxiety &nbsp

Submitted by Jan Rounds of Union Street School in Springfield More...

Posted 4/25/2017 05:42 PM

Bellows Falls Middle School Band performs at Lincoln Memorial &nbsp

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Posted 4/24/2017 04:26 PM

Essay winners honored at assembly &nbsp

On Tuesday April 4, the Vermont Elks Association held a surprise assembly at Albert Bridge School in Brownsville to honor local and state winners in their "Americanism" essay contest Division 1. More...

Posted 4/24/2017 03:47 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 16: 1:08 p.m.: Engine 1 and Engine 2 responded to Mutual Aid to Charlestown for a structure fire. 6:14 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to the area of North Street and Main Street for a report of a tree down in the road way. &nbs More...

Posted 4/23/2017 03:09 PM

Cavendish Community Fund celebrates 10th anniversary with image update &nbsp

CAVENDISH — The Cavendish Community Fund has passed the 10-year mark and is now updating its image with a new logo.    More...

Posted 4/22/2017 09:38 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Justin Gunnip &nbsp

Justin Gunnip, 29, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his probation.Gunnip was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on June 19, 2013 on a charge of felon in possession of a deadly weapon, in this case, metallic knuckles. More...

Posted 4/21/2017 04:27 PM

Claremont briefs &nbsp

'Tiny Houses of the Northeast'“Tiny Houses of the Northeast,” a free program presented by Isa Bauer, will be held at 7 p.m.  Tuesday, April 25, at the Fiske Free Library. More...

Posted 4/20/2017 01:49 PM

National Endowment for the Arts features Rockingham Library project &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Rockingham Library is currently featured in the National Endowment for  the Arts’ “50 States of Preservation” series, for completion of the rehousing project of 1,384 historic glass plate negatives in its historical collection. More...

Posted 4/20/2017 03:46 PM

Claremont breakfast tradition changes after 107 years &nbsp

CLAREMONT  — The annual May Breakfast at the First Congregational Church is now the Spring Breakfast changing 107 years of tradition.    More...

Posted 4/19/2017 05:10 PM

Author details 1997 NH shootings in new book &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — On Wednesday, May 10 at 7 p.m., Silsby Free Public Library in Charlestown will host Richard Adams Carey, author of "In the Evil Day: Violence Comes to One Small Town." More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:33 PM

Claremont Savings Bank staff visits Union Street School &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The latest visitors for the Union Street School's Community Connections program were staff members of Claremont Savings Bank. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:17 PM

Become a national park volunteer &nbsp

The Upper Valley’s two national parks — Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, VT and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish — are seeking volunteers of all ages for the 2017 season.  A variety of positions ar More...

Posted 4/18/2017 05:09 PM

A visit from the Easter Bunny &nbsp

WINDSOR — On Friday, April 14, the Windsor Elks sent The Easter Bunny to six area nursing homes and elderly care homes. The Easter Bunny was past exalted ruler and past state president Gary (Herbie) Hurlburt. More...

Posted 4/17/2017 07:30 PM

Library Arts Center Peeps diorama winners announced &nbsp

NEWPORT — Spring was in the air on Friday evening when hundreds turned out to Library Arts Center’s gallery for the “Peeps Party” to see the 103 entries to the Library Arts Center’s 6th annual Peeps Diorama Contest.  More...

Posted 4/16/2017 05:55 PM

Windsor Schools Quarter 3 Honor Roll &nbsp

7th Grade Academic Achievement Khale Coffran, Karen Kapuscinski, Haile McCoy, Reese Perry, Ember Pikramenos, Elliot Rupp.Responsible and Involved Citizenship Dalton Clifford, Reese Perry, Ember Pikramenos, Elliot Rupp. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 08:26 PM

Donations needed for student trip &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — River Valley Technical Center is proud to announce that Elijah Pianka and Tanner Bischofberger of the Audio Video Production Program won the Gold Medal in Television Production at SkillsUSA Vermont. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 08:09 PM

Former Air Force flight surgeon to speak at VNA Women's Luncheon &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Marion J. Hardy DO, osteopathic physician, will be the special guest speaker at the 18th annual “Women Who Make A Difference Luncheon” on May 17 at Colby-Sawyer College.  More...

Posted 4/14/2017 07:39 PM

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