NH Troopers remind everyone to drive safely this holiday weekend &nbsp

As the Memorial Day Weekend approaches, our excitement increases…Summer is finally here! More...

Posted 5/25/2017 05:32 PM

Springfield women arrested on drug charges &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. More...

Posted 5/24/2017 11:15 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, May 71 a.m. — On Morningside Lane, an officer removed a large branch from the road. 1:29 a.m. — Officer checked on three unoccupied cars parked at an area bank. 2:06 a.m. — Officer responded to a 911 open line with just static heard. More...

Posted 5/24/2017 08:16 PM

Meriden resident honored for military service by LSRVNA &nbsp

MERIDEN — On Wednesday, May 10, Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice (LSRVNA) honored John H. McNamara of Meriden, at a “We Honor Veterans” ceremony in his home. Surrounded by family members John Jr., Patricia, Kevin, Clara and Terry McNamara, Mr. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 05:32 PM

Savings Bank of Walpole announces summer concerts on the green &nbsp

WALPOLE — Savings Bank of Walpole is pleased to announce the dates and bands scheduled to perform at the annual “Concerts on the Green” summer concert series held on the town green in Walpole. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 06:03 PM

Gearing up for the 2017 Springfield Steampunk Festival &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Steampunk Society of Vermont, a federally recognized nonprofit based in Springfield, Vermont, is hosting the third annual Springfield Steampunk Festival on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24 at Hartness House Inn. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 06:26 PM

Goshen author adds poetry book to published works

GOSHEN – Local author Harold A. Roberts has written and self-published six books since beginning his professional writing career in the 1990s. More...

Posted 5/22/2017 08:51 PM

River Valley Ridge Riders hold another successful poker run &nbsp

The River Valley Ridge Riders  held their 10th Annual Over the Hill Poker Run on Saturday, May 21. More...

Posted 5/22/2017 05:03 PM

VNA to screen film exploring end-of-life care &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice is holding two free community screenings of the documentary “Being Mortal," Tuesday, June 6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. More...

Posted 5/22/2017 02:20 PM

FM Food Shelf receives $5K grant from Wells Fargo &nbsp

LANGDON — The Fall Mountain Food Shelf announced Saturday it was awarded a $5,000 grant from Wells Fargo. Funding from Wells Fargo will help the food shelf purchase food and essential personal products for those in need. More...

Posted 5/21/2017 05:08 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Budget discussions continue

On May 18, the Council convened its second budget meeting.  In addition to City Manager McNutt and Finance Director Walter, Fire Chief Bergeron, Department of Public Works Director Sweet and Parks and Recreation Director Brislan were in attendan More...

Posted 5/19/2017 10:49 PM

$5,000 reward offered in Rockingham gun heist &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — The Vermont State Police and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are now offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of those involved in the May 4, 2017 burglary of the Shell st More...

Posted 5/19/2017 06:51 PM

Claremont firefighters to hold boot drive &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Members of the Professional Firefighters of Claremont, Local 1571, along with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, will kick off the firefighters’ annual Fill the Boot fundraising campaign to help save and improve the lives of people fight More...

Posted 5/19/2017 02:38 PM

Claremont Lions Club hosts vision screening &nbsp

Doree Russell of the Claremont Lions Club uses a computerized camera to test the vision of Zachary Stevens at Bluff School on Thursday morning. More...

Posted 5/19/2017 02:54 PM

Kurn Hattin volunteers recognized at annual luncheon &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Kurn Hattin Homes for Children held its Annual Volunteer Recognition Luncheon on May 10 to honor and thank the many people who devote their personal time and energy to volunteering on and off campus throughout the year. More...

Posted 5/18/2017 12:48 AM

Police arrest man on drug charges &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Jordan Berry, 24, of Claremont, was arrested Tuesday for possession of klonopin, possession of methamphetamine and possession of suboxone with intent to distribute.    More...

Posted 5/18/2017 12:20 AM

13 GMUHS students inducted into National Honor Society &nbsp

CHESTER — On Wednesday evening, May 3, the Flamstead Chapter of National Honor Society inducted 13 new members. More...

Posted 5/18/2017 06:46 PM

HCRS, Mt. Ascutney Hospital offer Mental Health First Aid Training &nbsp

WINDSOR — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Vermont’s second-largest community mental-health agency, will be providing a Mental Health First Aid training from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, May 26, at Mount Ascutney Hospital in Windsor. More...

Posted 5/18/2017 04:48 PM

Documentary shown and discussion follows at Springfield Town Library &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt.  — On Wednesday, May 31, at 6 p.m., VINE Sanctuary and the Springfield Town Library will show the documentary "13th," followed by a moderated discussion. More...

Posted 5/17/2017 08:45 PM

Windsor County agencies collect 576 pounds of medications on drug take-back day &nbsp

WOODSTOCK, Vt. More...

Posted 5/16/2017 01:07 AM

Rock Your Camo this Saturday at Arrowhead &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Red River Charitable Foundation (RRCF), Red River’s philanthropic organization, will be hosting its third annual “Rock Your Camo 5K & Dirty Dash” this Saturday, May 20, in Claremont. More...

Posted 5/15/2017 05:45 PM

Claremont's American Legion places flags on veterans' graves &nbsp

American Legion members helped place flags on veterans' graves this weekend in Claremont. If they happened to miss your loved one's grave, please stop by the American Legion on Broad Street to get a flag. More...

Posted 5/15/2017 06:16 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, May 7 4:33 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Bond Street for an odor of propane. 8:51 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to North Street to assist the police department.  Monday, May 8 1:07 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Washington Stre More...

Posted 5/14/2017 07:21 PM

Stevens High School students display artwork at Saint-Gaudens &nbsp

CORNISH — The new art exhibit titled “Lest We Forget: The Art of Commemoration,” opening at Friday, May 19 at Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish, was a yearlong collaborative project between Stevens High School students, their educators More...

Posted 5/12/2017 07:18 PM

Bike maintenance clinic in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Join the Claremont MakerSpace and Claremont Cycle Depot for a bike maintenance clinic from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 1, at the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center, 152 South St., in Claremont. More...

Posted 5/25/2017 07:15 PM

Cavendish man arrested for assaulting minor &nbsp

CAVENDISH — A Cavendish man was arrested Sunday for allegedly assaulting a minor last weekend, and is set to appear in court next month. More...

Posted 5/24/2017 09:27 PM

River Currents: Get Ready, Get Set, STOP Aquatic exotics &nbsp

Get ready, get set, go and river users are off at the start of river season on Memorial Day! The Connecticut River Conservancy asks all river users to protect the Connecticut River and its tributaries from exotic plants and animals. More...

Posted 5/24/2017 05:25 PM

9 Kurn Hattin staff honored for dedication to children &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — As the weather heats up and the school year comes to a close, service awards were given to the staff at Kurn Hattin Homes for Children who have spent a significant number of years dedicated to helping transform the lives of children. More...

Posted 5/24/2017 04:36 PM

Fire department awarded $260K for new air packs

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Eight months after applying, the Springfield Fire Department has been awarded a $260,000 grant to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus, replacing units that have been in use since the early 2000s.    More...

Posted 5/23/2017 03:20 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, May 14 12:43 a.m. — Caller reported a domestic dispute on Maple Street. 5:02 a.m. — Caller on Maple Street reported a tree and wires down in the road. 8:24 a.m. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 02:17 PM

Low gas prices prompt more summer road trips, GasBuddy says &nbsp

More Americans are planning to hit the road this summer compared to 2016, according to the annual Summer Travel Study conducted by GasBuddy, the only smartphone app connecting more than 65 million drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop. More...

Posted 5/23/2017 06:43 PM

Old Constitution House opens Memorial Day weekend &nbsp

WINDSOR — “The Birthplace of Vermont,” Old Constitution House opens Saturday, May 27 for the 2017 season. More...

Posted 5/22/2017 08:44 PM

Our Turn &nbsp

A personal turning point

“Most of my family and friends tried to talk me out of marrying him,” Tracy’s story begins. “But I was young and thought I was in love.”   More...

Posted 5/22/2017 03:25 PM

Local artists to participate in this weekend's Open Studio event &nbsp

Visitors and residents of Rockingham will have the opportunity to view artist/artisan studios as they stroll the historic downtowns of Bellows Falls and Saxtons River during the Vermont Crafts Council Open Studio Weekend held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. More...

Posted 5/22/2017 08:00 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, May 14 3:24 a.m.:  Engine 3 responded to Park Avenue for a fire alarm issue. 5:54 a.m.:  Engine 3 responded to North Street to assist Golden Cross.   Monday, May 15 2:49 a.m.:  Engine 3 responded t More...

Posted 5/21/2017 04:59 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Felicia Surething &nbsp

Felicia Surething, 28, is wanted for failing to appear for her arraignment in Sullivan County Superior Court. More...

Posted 5/19/2017 10:40 PM

Parenting Support Group begins in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — A Parenting Support Group for all families and caretakers of babies will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. More...

Posted 5/19/2017 03:47 PM

Cashman elected director at Bar Harbor Bankshares, Bank & Trust &nbsp

BAR HARBOR, Maine — On Tuesday, May 16, Leonard R. Cashman was elected to serve as a director of both Bar Harbor Bank & Trust and its parent company, Bar Harbor Bankshares. More...

Posted 5/19/2017 06:03 PM

RVTC students to be inducted into the National Technical Honor Society &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The River Valley Technical Center (RVTC) will induct five new members to the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 30, in the auditorium of Springfield High School. More...

Posted 5/19/2017 03:30 PM

Flocking fundraiser benefits Windsor County Relay for Life &nbsp

You've been flocked! Send a flock of flamingos today for a special occasion or just for fun. More...

Posted 5/19/2017 03:50 PM

GMUHS gym to get a facelift

CHESTER — Come fall, Green Mountain Union High School (GMUHS) students can expect to find a new and safer gymnasium floor.  The school board authorized a $35,000 expenditure from the capital fund at its regular meeting on May 11. More...

Posted 5/18/2017 12:36 AM

Claremont briefs &nbsp

Medicare can be confusing. The Medicare Specialist at Sullivan County ServiceLink Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC), Becky Rostron, can help you understand your Medicare options.  More...

Posted 5/18/2017 01:26 PM

NH DAR recognizes award winners at spring conference &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. —  The New Hampshire State Organization Daughters of the American Revolution recognized several award winners at the 116th State Conference on April 29-30, 2017.  More...

Posted 5/18/2017 04:17 PM

Local students help prevent underage drinking &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS  — Greater Falls Connections and the Advanced Above the Influence Group completed their “Sticker Shock” project May 4, 2017 at three local retailers. More...

Posted 5/18/2017 03:20 PM

NH Department of Health urges residents to protect against tick bites &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. More...

Posted 5/16/2017 01:44 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 30 12:03 a.m. — Officer responded to a report of a resident hearing something on his back steps. Officer checked the home with nothing seen. More...

Posted 5/16/2017 02:39 PM

Church to host faith-based scouting groups &nbsp

Public information session scheduled for Saturday, May 20

WEST WINDSOR — Two Christian-based scouting organizations have made their way to West Windsor, and will be holding a public informational meeting Saturday at the Brownsville Community Church. More...

Posted 5/15/2017 10:11 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, May 7  12:53 p.m. — Caller reported an animal concern on Allen Street.  1:32 p.m. — Caller reported a noise disturbance on Coon Brook Road.  3:41 p.m. — Caller reported a stray dog on Post Office Road.  More...

Posted 5/15/2017 08:09 PM

BF American Legion elects new officers &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — American Legion Post #37 voted in officers for 2017-18 at a recent ceremony in Bellows Falls.The American Legion is an organization of veterans and families serving those that served in the military during times of war and peace. More...

Posted 5/14/2017 07:31 PM

Newport parking lot bid goes to United &nbsp

NEWPORT — United Construction Corporation of Newport has been awarded the bid for the Newport parking lot project improvements across from the Newport Fire Station on Sunapee Street.United submitted a bid of $157,058 for the work, which was $9,258 hi More...

Posted 5/12/2017 07:17 PM