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

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

Alstead Historical Society receives grant &nbsp

Bruce Bellows, president of the Alstead Historical Society, announced recently that they have been the recipient of a grant from the New Hampshire License Plate Program (Moose Plate) for the conversation and preservation of Alstead’s Record Book A. More...

Posted 1/25/2017 05:17 PM

Two BFUHS students named essay contest finalists &nbsp

BURLINGTON, Vt. — U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) on Wednesday announced the winners of his annual State of the Union essay contest. More...

Posted 1/25/2017 06:03 PM

Claremont dinner benefit includes human chess &nbsp

CLAREMONT — If you’re looking for a night out this winter that’s fun for the whole family, New England Classical Academy in Claremont is hosting the First Chess and Chow night on Friday, Feb. 10 featuring a pasta dinner and human game of chess.  More...

Posted 1/25/2017 04:41 PM

Sunapee library to display local artwork &nbsp

SUNAPEE — The Abbott Library, a public library in Sunapee, would like to exhibit drawings, collages, paintings, illustrations, advertising posters or photography for monthly exhibitions. More...

Posted 1/23/2017 07:19 PM

Springfield Winter Carnival starts Feb. 10 &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The 2017 Springfield Winter Carnival will offer a variety of family-friendly winter fun, including tournaments, cardboard sledding, skating, and a circus magic performer.Winter Carnival events are scheduled for Feb. More...

Posted 1/23/2017 10:06 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 8  2:20 a.m. — Officer responded to a report of a woman yelling in the area of Southwest and Railroad streets. Officer checked the area with nothing heard.  3:31 a.m. More...

Posted 1/23/2017 04:42 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/22/2017 06:47 PM

Parents, voters discuss pros and cons of school merger &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — About 25 people turned out to ask questions and express concerns at a public information session with the Windham Northeast Supervisory Union (WNESU) Act 46 School Consolidation Study Committee and the Westminster School Board on Wednes More...

Posted 1/20/2017 09:00 PM

Winter Carnival to feature snowman contest &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The new tradition of bringing a Winter Carnival to Springfield continues in 2017 with a weekend of family-friendly winter fun at Crown Point Country Club on Feb. 10, 11 and 12. More...

Posted 1/20/2017 04:53 PM

Crash closes I-91 near Westminster &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Following an early morning accident involving a tractor trailer and a Federal Express truck hauling two trailers, Interstate 91 is still closed for an undetermined amount of time between Exits 5 and 6 northbound, according to the Vermon More...

Posted 1/19/2017 03:51 PM

Red Cross critically needs donors after winter weather adds to severe blood shortage &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Following several rounds of severe winter weather in many parts of the country, the American Red Cross urges eligible blood and platelet donors to help restock its shelves to overcome a shortage. More...

Posted 1/18/2017 04:08 PM

Sheep farming in Vermont topic of Fireside Chat &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER — Main Street Arts and the Saxtons River Historical Society conclude their series of Fireside Chats to highlight the area’s history Sunday, Jan. 29 when the topic will be wool production in Vermont. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 08:41 PM

Upcoming Fiske Free Library events &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Toddler Activity Time at the Fiske Free Library, 108 Broad St., in Claremont, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 31 to March 14 at 10:30 a.m. This program is appropriate for ages birth to 36 months. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 04:50 PM

Appointments begin Jan. 31 for free tax return preparation &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Income-eligible Winsor and Windham County residents can now schedule an appointment for free tax preparation assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program, offered by SEVCA in collaboration with Granite United Wa More...

Posted 1/17/2017 08:29 PM

3 arrested on drug charges in Springfield &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Police in Springfield have arrested two men in the past week on charges of heroin possession, and a third for possession of regulated drugs.Officers with the Springfield Police Department executed a search warrant at 19 Pine St. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 08:21 PM

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

WINDSOR — Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has named Lori Perron the Employee of the Month for November,2016. Perron is the lead switchboard operator at the hospital, and was nominated in recognition of her work excellence. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 07:26 PM

NH DMV to begin phase in of newly designed license and non-driver ID &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. — The New Hampshire Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announces a new look to the New Hampshire Driver License and Non-Driver Identification card. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 05:46 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

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

Claremont Green Dot fundraiser to be held Feb. 9 &nbsp

CLAREMONT — For those looking for a way to prevent violence in Claremont, and just how easy it is, join Claremont Green Dot for a fun evening taking place on Thursday, Feb. 9. More...

Posted 1/26/2017 09:49 PM

CliF invites elementary schools to apply for grant &nbsp

WATERBURY CENTER, Vt. — Strong literacy skills are critical to children’s development and impact students’ success beyond their early years. According to the Annie. E. More...

Posted 1/25/2017 07:16 PM

Cornish, Plainfield students nominated for US Naval Academy &nbsp

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) has nominated 52 New Hampshire students to the United States Service Academies. The nomination from Senator Shaheen recommends students for acceptance into the U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. More...

Posted 1/25/2017 05:55 PM

Registration open for humane society 5K &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Sullivan County Humane Society will hold its 4th annual 5K run/walk race at Sunapee Harbor on Saturday, May 20 at 10 a.m. to benefit homeless animals and spay/neuter clinics.    More...

Posted 1/24/2017 03:48 PM

United Way invites Community Impact Grant applications &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The United Way of Windham County (UWWC) is creating HOPE in Windham County by investing in health, opportunity, prosperity and education initiatives. More...

Posted 1/23/2017 07:22 PM

Sgt. French promoted to Lieutenant at Vermont State Police &nbsp

Effective Dec. 25, 2016, Sergeant Anthony French, Patrol Commander at the Royalton Barracks is promoted to Lieutenant, Station Commander at the Westminster Field Station of the Vermont State Police.  More...

Posted 1/23/2017 07:10 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 15 7:43 a.m. — Caller reported criminal mischief on South Main Street. 10:26 a.m. — Caller on Winter Street reported harassment via phone calls. 11:21 a.m. More...

Posted 1/23/2017 03:46 PM

Voters to consider income, asset cap increase for tax exemptions &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Voters will have the option of bumping up the town’s income and asset caps for disabled and elderly tax exemptions at town meeting this year. More...

Posted 1/20/2017 09:03 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Bernice Pleisch &nbsp

Bernice Pleisch, 45, is wanted for allegedly violating the conditions of her probation.Pleisch was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on Aug. More...

Posted 1/20/2017 06:04 PM

34th annual Winter Carnival a week away &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — It’s almost time to brandish the brooms once again for a friendly match of broom hockey at the 34th annual Charlestown Winter Carnival.   “Come for one day, come for all. More...

Posted 1/20/2017 01:29 AM

Claremont briefs &nbsp

  Peer support group  More...

Posted 1/19/2017 03:09 PM

Deal lets Colby-Sawyer graduates go on to Green Mountain &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Colby-Sawyer College and Green Mountain College (GMC) have signed an articulation agreement that allows qualified Colby-Sawyer students to enter GMC’s sustainability-focused graduate programs. More...

Posted 1/18/2017 09:35 PM

Dr. Tormey joins Mt. Ascutney Hospital staff &nbsp

WINDSOR — Lauren Tormey, MD, a board-certified gastroenterologist, has joined the staff of the gastroenterology department at Mt. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 01:48 PM

Chocolate Tasting fundraiser at the VAULT &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Gallery at the VAULT in Springfield, will usher in Valentine’s season on Saturday, Feb. 4 with its annual “Chocolate Tasting” fundraiser to support student art camps. The afternoon of chocolate sampling is from 12 to 4 p.m. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 01:53 PM

Wunderle is BFUHS Elks Student of the Month for December &nbsp

It is a pleasure to announce that Emily Wunderle has been named the Bellows Falls Union High School December Elks Student of the Month. Emily, a sophomore, is the daughter of Troy and Sarah Wunderle of Rockingham. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 02:45 PM

Public hearing on water, sewer rate revisions postponed &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — A public hearing scheduled for Wednesday, Jan. 18 on proposed changes to the rate and billing period for town water and sewer services has been postponed so that town officials can further deliberate the changes.    More...

Posted 1/17/2017 07:37 PM

New London Oddfellows donates to VNA &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Heidelberg Lodge IOOF #92 (a.k.a. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 07:15 PM