Fire chief: Home is 'salvageable' after 2-alarm blaze &nbsp

WEATHERSFIELD — Fire officials said an oil furnace sparked a two-alarm blaze in a single-family home at 465 Maple St. Thursday. More...

Posted 12/9/2016 01:08 AM

Eagle Times welcomes Henry Homeyer &nbsp

Beginning this Saturday, Dec. 10, Cornish resident Henry Homeyer will be writing a weekly column for the Eagle Times. The column will run every Saturday in the newspaper's C-Section. More...

Posted 12/8/2016 10:57 PM

A call from Afghanistan &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — A few weeks ago the Commander of the Catamount Composite Squadron, Civil Air Patrol based at Springfield's Hartness State Airport, received a call from a former Rutland Squadron Cadet, Corey Lobdell. MSgt. More...

Posted 12/8/2016 08:23 PM

Gov. Shumlin offers pardons to Vermonters convicted of possession of small amounts of marijuana &nbsp

MONTPELIER  — Gov. More...

Posted 12/8/2016 07:28 PM

Just around the corner &nbsp

Sullivan County Cares prepares for annual Christmas Corner

NEWPORT — The gifts are piling up for the 2nd annual Christmas Corner, an event organized by nonprofit Sullivan County Cares to raise money to create and send care packages with essential items to soldiers at home and abroad. More...

Posted 12/7/2016 08:38 PM

Bellows Falls Woman's Club news &nbsp

The December meeting of the Bellows Falls Woman's Club will be held on the 13th, at the United Church of Bellows Falls on School Street, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Members will make holiday centerpieces to be shared or for their own home. More...

Posted 12/7/2016 08:17 PM

A busy year for Springfield Fire Rescue &nbsp

Fire department releases 2016 call list

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Fire Department has released its call list for the 2016 year, which ended Nov. 30 and moved on to the 2017 calendar year starting Thursday, Dec. More...

Posted 12/6/2016 07:23 PM

BF Farmers’ Market cancels winter market season &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The winter season for the Bellows Falls Farmers’ Market has been canceled for this year, due to both a lack of time and to allow the market manager to spend more time with his family.Market Manager Daniel Hartigan said in an email tha More...

Posted 12/6/2016 10:48 PM

Runnings Ladies Night raises over $18K &nbsp

Claremont store among 30 participating locations nationwide

CLAREMONT — Runnings in Claremont was one of 30 of the company's stores nationwide to participate in the annual Ladies Night promotion to raise money for the fight against breast cancer.   More...

Posted 12/6/2016 02:56 PM

Claremont teen talks student meals with USDA officials &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Prescott Herzog, 13, vice president of the Student Council and student ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP60), recently earned a trip to Washington D.C. last Thursday to visit with officials at the U.S. More...

Posted 12/6/2016 12:09 AM

Morning snow makes for tricky driving &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Light snowfall over much of New Hampshire made for tricky driving conditions, particularly in the early parts of Monday morning.   Claremont Police Chief Alex Scott said that the worst of it tended to be between 5 and 8:30 More...

Posted 12/5/2016 10:57 PM

Holiday open house, raffle at Springfield Town Library &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Come to the Springfield Town Library between 6 and 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, to enjoy the annual Open House sponsored by the Friends of the Springfield Town Library (FOSTL) with help from library trustees and staff. More...

Posted 12/5/2016 08:32 PM

Mt. Ascutney Hospital introduces MRI imaging services at OHC &nbsp

WINDSOR — MRI technology is an effective diagnostic tool that lets doctors “see” what’s going on inside the body for faster, more accurate diagnoses of tumors, internal injuries and other medical problems. More...

Posted 12/5/2016 03:03 PM

Charlestown students utilize trail for outdoor learning &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Place-based ecology education (PBEE) is happening on the Clay Brook Nature Trail thanks to the Charlestown Middle School teachers and students. More...

Posted 12/4/2016 07:21 PM

Improving health with clinic hypnosis &nbsp

Some Springfield Medical Care Systems clinicians trained to use technique

SPRINGFIELD — Clinical hypnosis has proven an effective tool for a variety of healthcare needs — having been used successfully to treat pain, anxiety, fears, phobias, asthma, migraines, bedwetting, tics, irritable bowel, and habit disorders such as s More...

Posted 12/3/2016 07:20 PM

Trailer stolen in Rockingham &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Vermont State Police report that a Doolittle trailer was stolen from a home in Rockingham on Friday night.At appoximately 11 p.m., an unknown person in a gray truck removed the trailer from the home of Patrick Boylan, 72, of Spencer Road More...

Posted 12/3/2016 06:40 PM

City officials to review DOC transitional housing proposal &nbsp

CLAREMONT — City officials and members of the Planning Board and Sullivan County Delegation will meet Tuesday to discuss a proposed transitional housing project at 169 Main St. More...

Posted 12/2/2016 10:24 PM

Family moves into Habitat for Humanity home &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Niki Twohig had a U-Haul ready to move into her new home at 181 Union St. in Springfield on Friday, Dec. 2, thanks to a team of Greater Springfield Vermont Area Habitat for Humanity (GSAHFH) board members and volunteers. More...

Posted 12/2/2016 05:39 PM

Claremont Police Department log &nbsp

Friday, Nov. 18 12:43 a.m. — At the police department, arrested Coreen Price, 27, of Newport for willful concealment (shoplifting) and simple assault. 5:29 a.m. More...

Posted 12/2/2016 09:29 PM

Woman charged after attempting to mail drugs to inmate &nbsp

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Posted 12/1/2016 08:34 PM

Mt. Ascutney Hospital provider elected president of the Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont &nbsp

WINDSOR — Sean O’Brien, PA-C, a member of the medical staff at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center, was recently elected president of the Physician Assistant Academy of Vermont (PAAV). More...

Posted 11/30/2016 07:04 PM

Conservation district to assess stormwater treatment &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Ottauquechee Natural Resources Conservation District (ONRCD) has recently received funding from the Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Department of Environmental Conservation to carry out stormwater treatment infrastructure design More...

Posted 11/29/2016 10:28 PM

Teachers donate books to holiday program &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Current and former teachers, members of Alpha Delta Kappa in Springfield, are donating more than 100 books for children who participate in the Downtown Family Holiday Program. More...

Posted 11/29/2016 03:19 PM

Police: No fatal crashes over Thanksgiving weekend &nbsp

New Hampshire State Police Director Christopher Wagner announces the enforcement efforts of state troopers during the recent C.A.R.E Life Saver Weekend beginning Wednesday Nov. 23 through Sunday, Nov. 27. More...

Posted 11/29/2016 04:05 PM

Eliminating the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning in your home &nbsp

At the request of State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan and the Carbon Monoxide Bi-State Alliance, New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan signed a proclamation to declare November as Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month.   More...

Posted 11/29/2016 06:46 PM

Steampunk steams along with RVTC students &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Information Technology students of the River Valley Technical Center have designed spine labels for the collection of Steampunk books at Springfield Town Library.  The library reached out to the River Valley Tech Center Informa More...

Posted 12/9/2016 03:55 PM

Marion Lovett one of two NH students in 'Washington Week' &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Stevens High School senior Marion Lovett has been selected as one of two students to represent New Hampshire as a delegate to the 55th annual U.S. More...

Posted 12/8/2016 11:01 PM

Coutermarsh joins Dubois & King &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — DuBois & King consulting engineers announce that Joe Coutermarsh, PE, has joined the firm as a senior mechanical engineer. More...

Posted 12/8/2016 08:27 PM

Selectboard approve one man to fill weigher of coal, fence viewer roles &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Selectboard approved Jonathan Wright for two appointments, Weigher of Coal and Fence Viewer, during Tuesday evening’s meeting. More...

Posted 12/7/2016 09:03 PM

Walpole School Trimester 1 honors &nbsp

8th Grade High honors Hillary Berry, Owen Elliott, Riley Floyd, Jorge Rodriguez, Bennett Shriver, Rachel Watson.Honors  Morgan Beauregard, Erin Brady, Aiden Derr, Kaitlin Faulkner, Kaylee Lintner, Lucas Moody, Thomas Moody, Jennifer More More...

Posted 12/7/2016 08:11 PM

Gengras Motor Cars acquires Gerrish Honda &nbsp

LEBANON — After 59 years of serving New Hampshire and Vermont consumers, Phyllis and Kurt Gerrish have transferred their ownership of Gerrish Honda to Gengras Motor Cars.The Gerrishs have been a staple in the local community during their long tenure More...

Posted 12/7/2016 04:26 PM

Give the lifesaving gift of a blood donation this holiday season &nbsp

CLAREMONT —  It can’t be wrapped or placed under a tree, but the perfect gift can help save patient lives this holiday season. More...

Posted 12/7/2016 08:44 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

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Posted 12/6/2016 03:14 PM

Search for new county manager outlined &nbsp

NEWPORT — The search for a new county manager for Sullivan County will start no later than Jan. 1, according to a proposed timeline schedule approved by the County Commissioners Monday. More...

Posted 12/6/2016 08:11 PM

Church donates $500 for holiday food baskets &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — On Wednesday, Nov. 30, a check for $500 was given to the Springfield Family Center for its holiday food baskets program. More...

Posted 12/6/2016 03:03 PM

Woman arrested after stealing mail &nbsp

CHESTER — A Bellows Falls woman was arrested Friday night after it was found that she had been stealing mail from residents in several towns. More...

Posted 12/5/2016 02:53 PM

Dartmouth-Hitchcock president and CEO to retire &nbsp

LEBANON — Dr. James N. More...

Posted 12/5/2016 05:35 PM

WNESU board approves addition of assistant superintendent for 2017-1018 &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Windham Northeast School Supervisory Union (WNESU) will have an assistant superintendent for the 2017-2018 school year, following a supervisory union budget decision last week.The WNESU board approved, by board vote on Wednesday, Nov. More...

Posted 12/5/2016 07:32 PM

Family, motorcycle club raise money for diabetes research &nbsp

NEWPORT — According to data from the Centers for Disease Control, 1.25 million Americans are living with Type 1 Diabetes, including about 200,000 youth (less than 20 years old) and over a million adults (20 years old and older).And on July 22, 9-year More...

Posted 12/4/2016 10:15 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Nov. 27 2:24 p.m.: Engine 1 responded Mutual Aid to Ascutney for a structure fire.              Monday, Nov. More...

Posted 12/4/2016 07:15 PM

BF Woman's Club donates money to police department &nbsp

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Posted 12/3/2016 07:13 PM

Plainfield man sentenced to 6 years in prison for bath salts distribution conspiracy &nbsp

BURLINGTON, Vt. — A Plainfield man has been sentenced to six years in prison for conspiring with four others to sell the drug PVP, better known as bath salts, in the Springfield, Vermont area from a source in China. More...

Posted 12/3/2016 01:31 AM

Fugitive of the Week: Jacob Buchor &nbsp

Jacob Buchor, 23, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his probation. More...

Posted 12/2/2016 05:01 PM

Windsor Junior/Senior High School Quarter 1 honors &nbsp

7th Grade Academic Achievement  Dalton Clifford, Khale Coffran, Adam Dufour, Karen Kapuscinski, Wyatt Larson, Eve Lydon-Ovitt, Reese Perry, Ember Pikramenos, Elliot Rupp, Molly Wilson. Excellence in Citizenship  Adam Dufour, Karen More...

Posted 12/2/2016 03:50 PM

Tools stolen from Allen Brothers Farm in Westminster &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Vermont State Police report that multiple tools were taken from Allen Brothers Farm on Henwood Hill Road in Westminster between the evening of Wednesday, Nov. 30 and the morning of Dec. More...

Posted 12/2/2016 03:35 PM

Senior center hosting Christmas craft events in December &nbsp

NEWPORT — Local crafters are welcome to the Newport Senior Center during several events in December to craft their very own Christmas decorations.Each event will focus on making a different type of holiday decoration, with candy sleighs being the sub More...

Posted 12/1/2016 09:42 PM

Windsor distillery earns top honors in flavored vodka contest &nbsp

WINDSOR — Windsor-based Silo Distillery has earned a Gold Medal Award for its Cucumber Vodka in an annual tasting event and competition.New York-based TheFiftyBest.com, which describes itself as an online guide to fine living,  holds an ann More...

Posted 11/30/2016 08:51 PM

Bellows Falls Rotary inducts new members &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The Bellows Falls Rotary Club is pleased to announce the addition of three new members. Kim Bovill, Richard Doyle and Marty Gallagher were inducted Thursday, Nov. More...

Posted 11/29/2016 05:03 PM

Crisis Fuel Assistance is now available &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Now that nighttime temperatures are often below freezing and daytime temps are getting down there as well, heating our homes has become a necessity we can’t avoid. More...

Posted 11/29/2016 06:41 PM

Springfield Community Chorus concerts are this weekend &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Community Chorus is presenting their holiday concert, "A Golden Christmas," at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 at the First Baptist Church in Chester and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. More...

Posted 11/29/2016 04:40 PM