Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 11:00 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Hillside Terrace for a medical call. 2:31 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Sullivan Street for a public assist.  Sunday, Feb. More...

Posted 2/12/2017 05:41 PM

Eating healthy on a deadline &nbsp

Spice shop setting up health food 'hubs' at co-ops

WINDSOR — A series of comical trips to a co-op grocery store looking for ingredients such as galangal — and wandering the stores with up to five employees — was the tipping point that led Oh! More...

Posted 2/9/2017 05:35 PM

Windsor news &nbsp

The Cedar Hill Speaker Series continues with “Stroke Awareness for Stroke Survivors, Family Members, and Caregivers,” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15 at The Village at Cedar Hill, 92 Cedar Hill Drive in Windsor. More...

Posted 2/8/2017 08:42 PM

Chester Winter Carnival features inaugural disc golf outing &nbsp

CHESTER — The Chester Winter Carnival will be held from Friday, Feb. 17 to Sunday, Feb. 19. All of the events on Saturday will be taking place at the Pinnacle Recreation Area, located on Lover’s Lane in Chester, unless otherwise noted. More...

Posted 2/8/2017 09:28 PM

Date announced for Steppin' Up to End Violence Walk and Fun Run &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Turning Points Network celebrates its 40th anniversary this year and its 11th annual Steppin’ Up to End Violence Walk and Fun Run will be held on Saturday, May 6. More...

Posted 2/7/2017 08:21 PM

2017 'Moose Plate' grant round opens &nbsp

The Department of Cultural Resources’ three Conservation License Plate Grant Programs are now open for the 2017 grant round. More...

Posted 2/6/2017 02:04 PM

Springfield Medical Care Systems awarded two grants for dental laser &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) is pleased to announce that it has received a $3,495 grant from the Northeast Delta Dental Foundation and a $2,500 grant from the Agnes M. More...

Posted 2/6/2017 02:02 PM

Property tax relief applications due March 1 &nbsp

From New Hampshire Legal Assistance, 24 Opera House Square in Claremont:  More...

Posted 2/6/2017 07:50 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 22  11:03 a.m. — Two people at the intersection of Claremont Road and Lovers Lane Road carrying bags were just waiting for a ride. More...

Posted 2/6/2017 02:43 PM

Scholarships available for Vermont women in need &nbsp

The General Federation of Women's Clubs of Vermont announces the availability of scholarships for Vermont women who have lost their main source of income due to separation, divorce, death or long-term unemployment or disability of their partner. More...

Posted 2/6/2017 07:35 PM

School district to offer late bus next week &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield School District is set to offer “pilot” after-school transportation for activities programs starting next Monday, Feb. More...

Posted 2/5/2017 08:10 PM

Registration open for annual LEGO contest &nbsp

CHESTER — Registration is open for the St. Luke's Episcopal Church 2017 LEGO Contest. This year's contest is taking place on Saturday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. More...

Posted 2/5/2017 07:49 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 29 11:49 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Cathole Road for a motor vehicle accident.   More...

Posted 2/5/2017 07:37 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Michael Lajoie &nbsp

Michael Lajoie,  57, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his probation. Lajoie was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on Oct. 19, 2011 for driving under the influence of drugs or liquor, his fourth offense. More...

Posted 2/3/2017 09:43 PM

RVCC, Hypertherm partner to give students hands-on experience &nbsp

CLAREMONT — River Valley Community College (RVCC) and Hypertherm are again joining forces with a program to teach under-and unemployed workers the skills needed for careers in advanced manufacturing and other high tech occupations.    More...

Posted 2/2/2017 10:28 PM

Newport mill named to National Register of Historic Places &nbsp

NEWPORT — The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources is proud to announce that the Dexter Richards and Sons Woolen Mill in Newport has been honored by the United States Secretary of the Interior with placement on the National Register of Hist More...

Posted 2/2/2017 06:22 PM

Plan for a ride home from Super Bowl festivities &nbsp

The Super Bowl is America’s most watched national sporting event. On Super Bowl LI Sunday, Feb. 5, there’ll be lots of game day socializing that may include drinking. That’s why the New Hampshire State Police, along with the U.S. More...

Posted 2/1/2017 08:15 PM

Bellows Falls Woman's Club news &nbsp

Members of the Bellows Falls Woman's Club will meet Tuesday, Feb. 14, at the United Church on School Street in Bellows Falls, beginning at 1:30 p.m. More...

Posted 1/31/2017 09:21 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 15  12:19 p.m. — Officer spoke with a woman about a person borrowing her car and then refusing to return it. The person was spoken to and the car was returned.  1:50 p.m. — Officer arrested a person on a warrant. More...

Posted 1/31/2017 08:32 PM

Solid waste districts receive $43K recycling grant &nbsp

A $43,600 grant from the U.S. More...

Posted 1/30/2017 10:09 PM

2 men arrested for theft from Lebanon Wal-Mart &nbsp

LEBANON — An alleged shoplifter and his accomplice both are facing charges in connection with two incidents involving electronics that were reported stolen from Walmart in Lebanon in December and January. More...

Posted 1/30/2017 09:27 PM

Davis named Community Relations and Development Director at VNH &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Hilary Davis has been named director of Community Relations and Development for Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH). More...

Posted 1/30/2017 04:56 PM

Rec department to host indoor triathlon Feb. 11 &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Claremont Parks and Recreation Department has announced the date for its 2017 indoor triathlon, which is set for Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center.     More...

Posted 1/29/2017 08:59 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 Jan. More...

Posted 1/27/2017 09:58 PM

Lempster native exhibits 'The Art of Handbags' &nbsp

NEWPORT — Rhode Island artist and designer Kent Stetson, a Lempster native, will feature work from his collection in a solo exhibition titled, “Kent Stetson: the Art of Handbags,” in the Library Arts Center Gallery in Newport. More...

Posted 1/27/2017 06:48 PM

HCRS to participate in mental health rally at state house &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Vermont’s second-largest community mental health agency, will be joining hundreds of Vermonters at the State House for Mental Health Advocacy Day on Tuesday, Jan. 31.    More...

Posted 1/26/2017 09:32 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Jessica L. Griffin &nbsp

Jessica L. Griffin, 32, is wanted for allegedly violating the conditions of her probation.Griffin was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on April 22, 2015 on one count of sale of a controlled drug (buprenorphine). More...

Posted 2/10/2017 08:28 PM

Prison land to be transferred to VT Fish & Wildlife &nbsp

WINDSOR — The Vermont Fish and Wildlife commissioner, biologists and state representatives will present an informational session later this month on the transfer of more than 800 acres of state-owned wildlife management land from the Vermont Departme More...

Posted 2/9/2017 11:33 PM

Longtime food pantry volunteer retires &nbsp

New manager adds extra hour to Thursdays

CHARLESTOWN — “It’s nice to watch [instead of lifting],” said Sandy Bruzgis as Dick Westney stacked another box of elbow macaroni on the pallet at the Charlestown Food Pantry. More...

Posted 2/8/2017 09:35 PM

HCRS trains staff in Intentional Peer Supports &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Vermont’s second-largest nonprofit community mental health agency, is training its Adult Mental Health and Addiction Services staff in Intentional Peer Support. More...

Posted 2/8/2017 03:31 PM

Springfield Medical installs 4 solar panels &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Thanks to contributions from donors, including a grant from the Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation, Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) has installed a solar hot water system at its Springfield Health Center. More...

Posted 2/7/2017 07:07 PM

Chester man arrested after police pursuit &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — A Chester man was arrested Sunday night following a pursuit that ended in Springfield. More...

Posted 2/6/2017 08:50 PM

Human rights activist speaks in Saxtons River &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER — The state of human rights in Guatemala will be “on the menu” at the Human Rights Cafe from 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 18, at 24 Main St., Saxtons River, (Christ’s Church). More...

Posted 2/6/2017 04:26 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 29 7:18 a.m. — Caller reported illegal dumping on Emerald Ridge Road.  4:27 p.m. — Caller requested a well-being check on a woman on Laurel Street.  5:37 p.m. More...

Posted 2/6/2017 01:58 PM

Prom wear needed for local students &nbsp

CHESTER — The Chester Andover Family Center is collecting prom wear for a special public service event to be held in April prior to local high school proms. Every teen deserves to attend his or her prom dressed in beautiful, affordable prom wear. More...

Posted 2/6/2017 08:02 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 weeks ending Feb. 4:   Newport  Edythe M. More...

Posted 2/5/2017 07:59 PM

Historian to be featured at Civil War round table &nbsp

CHESTER — On Saturday, Feb. 11, Civil War researcher and historian Patrick Schroeder will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Green Mountain Civil War Round Table. More...

Posted 2/5/2017 07:40 PM

2 towns save money with LED lighting &nbsp

In an effort to trim expenses, two area communities have taken the easy way out, and with a great deal of success.   Both New London and Newbury have trimmed their streetlight electrical bills in half by removing High Intensity Dischar More...

Posted 2/3/2017 10:32 PM

NH DMV implements new driver's license computer system &nbsp

CONCORD — The New Hampshire Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is pleased to announce the implementation of a new driver licensing computer system later this month that offers improved reliability and enhanced functionality over t More...

Posted 2/3/2017 02:32 PM

Stevens High School Semester 1 honors &nbsp

High honorsGrade 12Anna Cecile Avery, Cameron Janell Nesbitt Cullison, Nicholas Andrew-Jin Eagan, Cassidy Erin Kelly, Marion Elizabeth Lovett, Michael Paul Miller, Rebecca Lenore Moody, Jeffrey Ronald Wood, Samantha Marion Woodman. More...

Posted 2/2/2017 07:54 PM

HCRS recognizes Brattleboro Memorial Hospital &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Vermont’s second-largest community mental-health agency, is pleased to announce Brattleboro Memorial Hospital is this year’s recipient of their community partnership award. More...

Posted 2/2/2017 07:34 PM

French named Employee of the Month at Mt. Ascutney Hospital &nbsp

WINDSOR — Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has named Patricia “Crikett” French of Windsor as the Employee of the Month for December 2016. More...

Posted 1/31/2017 09:27 PM

Newport Historical Society receives two awards &nbsp

 Newport Historical Society Receives Award  More...

Posted 1/31/2017 07:32 PM

Funding available for Vermont artists and arts organizations &nbsp

Funding is now available for Vermont artists and arts organizations through the Vermont Arts Endowment Fund at the Vermont Community Foundation.   More...

Posted 1/30/2017 09:45 PM

Claremont Police Department log

Monday, Jan. 16  12:59 p.m. — Traffic accident at Washington and Winter streets. 1:48 p.m. — On  Myrtle Street, arrested Bethany Whitcomb, 39, of Claremont on a warrant.  4:19 p.m. — Theft on Chestnut Street. More...

Posted 1/30/2017 09:03 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 22 12:54 a.m. — Arrest made for driving while intoxicated, second offense.10:12 a.m. — Walk-in to the police department reported criminal mischief on John Stark Highway.1:10 p.m. More...

Posted 1/30/2017 08:13 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/29/2017 08:45 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Todd Supernois &nbsp

Todd Supernois, 34, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his probation.Supernois was charged with four charges of theft by unauthorized taking on June 3, 2014 in Sullivan County Superior Court, pleading guilty to the charges three days late More...

Posted 1/27/2017 08:49 PM

Savings Bank of Walpole offers tips on cyber security &nbsp

In recognition of National Data Privacy Day on Saturday, Jan. 28, Savings Bank of Walpole is urging consumers to take an active role in protecting their data.      More...

Posted 1/26/2017 08:39 PM

Arrowhead Recreation Area news &nbsp

Arrowhead Recreation Area, 18 Robert Easter Way in Claremont, is closed Friday night, Jan. 27.Tubing — Have a good base so will be grooming that up Saturday morning to be open Saturday, Saturday night and Sunday. More...

Posted 1/26/2017 08:57 PM