Hope for New Hampshire Recovery expands management team &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. More...

Posted 5/12/2017 07:28 PM

Springfield Farmers Market to relocate &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Farmers Market will be opening for the 2017 season Saturday, June 3, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in a new location. More...

Posted 5/12/2017 05:26 PM

Sunapee resident honored at annual dinner &nbsp

SUNAPEE — The town of Sunapee’s town clerk and tax collector for the last 20 years was recognized at the annual Sunapee Fire and EMS Department’s Firemens Dinner last month.Berry Ramspott, who has been the town clerk and tax collector since Marc More...

Posted 5/12/2017 04:31 PM

Windsor briefs &nbsp

 Daring to Care, a volunteer career exploration program for ages 15 to 18 at Mt. Ascutney Hospital, is now accepting applications, due May 22. More...

Posted 5/11/2017 02:51 PM

Walpole couple works with conservancy to preserve farm &nbsp

WALPOLE — Ernie and Susan Vose worked with the Monadnock Conservancy this spring to help protect their farmland. More...

Posted 5/11/2017 05:03 PM

Colby-Sawyer celebrates 2017 graduates &nbsp

NEW LONDON — On Saturday, May 6, Colby-Sawyer College celebrated its 179th Commencement, recognizing students and other individuals for academic excellence, outstanding contributions to society, and service to the college and community. More...

Posted 5/10/2017 06:17 PM

Drone workshop to be held in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Have you heard about drones on the news? Seen one zipping through the park, or watched some mind-boggling footage from a drone mounted camera? More...

Posted 5/10/2017 08:15 PM

FMRHS Second Quarter Honor Roll &nbsp

Grade 9 High honors Anna Bellows, Ashton Henning, Amanda Hodgkins, Gabrielle Klema, Katie Nelson, Sarah Schadler, Meghan Spaulding, Makayla Waysville.       Honors  More...

Posted 5/10/2017 06:03 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 30 1:33 p.m.: Walk-in turned in found property on John Stark Highway. 1:34 p.m.: Caller reporting safety concern on John Stark Highway. 2:37 p.m.: Caller reporting motor vehicle accident on Schoolhouse Road. 6:02 p.m More...

Posted 5/9/2017 01:59 PM

Stern named 'Unsung Hero' &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield School District’s 5th grade teacher Vanessa Stern was awarded by the Vermont Urban & Community Forestry Program as 2017 Vermont Tree Steward under the category of “Unsung Hero.” Ann Hazelrig, chair of Urban Forestry Coun More...

Posted 5/8/2017 05:08 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 30 1:24 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Stone Avenue for an alarm sounding. 6:37 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Sullivan Street for a smoke investigation.  Monday, May 1 11:36 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Lincoln Height More...

Posted 5/7/2017 01:59 PM

Humane society 5K May 20 in Sunapee &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The 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 5/7/2017 01:47 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 April 29:  Newport  Kelley and Troy Ferland, Junction City, Kansas, sold land with buildings on More...

Posted 5/5/2017 09:35 PM

Vermont State Police: Be careful on Green Up Day &nbsp

In preparation for Green Up Day, the Vermont State Police and Department of Public Safety would like to advise volunteers participating in clean-up activities to be wary of potential hazardous materials. More...

Posted 5/5/2017 07:42 PM

Upcoming events at Richards Free Library in Newport &nbsp

The following free events will be held at the Richards Free Library, 58 North Main St., in Newport unless otherwise noted. More...

Posted 5/4/2017 07:24 PM

'Hell is a hole in the dirt' &nbsp

NORTH SPRINGFIELD — Historian and re-enactor Richard Tucker will present "Hell is a Hole in the Dirt: The Evolution and End of Trench Warfare," a talk on fighting styles of World War I, will be held at 2 p.m. More...

Posted 5/4/2017 03:27 PM

HCRS wins award for employment placement program &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Vermont’s second-largest community mental health agency and the state of Vermont were awarded for its employment program for individuals with disabilities. More...

Posted 5/4/2017 06:26 PM

Celebration honors young leaders of the Upper Valley &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Vital Communities will recognize 11 young leaders and their contributions to the Upper Valley at the sixth annual Heroes & Leaders Celebration on Wednesday, May 24, at the Quechee Club in Quechee, Vermont. More...

Posted 5/4/2017 03:03 PM

New exhibit at the Great Hall in Springfield &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — The Great Hall is proud to announce a new spring/summer installation titled, “Four Centripetal Views," from Rutland artist William T. Ramage. More...

Posted 5/3/2017 03:48 PM

NH Police Cadet Training Academy begins in June &nbsp

The New Hampshire Police Cadet Training Academy, an event of the New Hampshire Association of Chiefs of Police, will be held at the New Hampshire Technical Institute from Saturday, June 24 to Friday, June 30. More...

Posted 5/3/2017 03:37 PM

WYCU-TV26 awarded Station of the Year &nbsp

CLAREMONT —  Gregory Uhrin, general manager and COO of Cross Hill Communications, LLC has announced their WYCU-LD 26 TV Station was recently recognized on Monday by the Advanced Television Broadcasting Alliance as the 2017 “Station of the Year.” More...

Posted 5/3/2017 06:57 PM

BF youth to lead 'Sticker Shock' project &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS —  Greater Falls Connections and the Advanced Above the Influence Group are preparing a “Sticker Shock” project targeting adults 21 and over, who provide alcohol to minors. More...

Posted 5/2/2017 07:59 PM

Westminster man facing drug charges after cemetery stop &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — A Westminster man is facing charges of drug possession and impeding an officer after he was investigated at a Bellows Falls cemetery, under suspicion of hiding illegal drugs.Bellows Falls Police officers detained Benjamin E. More...

Posted 5/1/2017 08:31 PM

Hartford man arrested for drug possession in Westminster &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — A Hartford man was arrested Sunday night in Westminster for possession of cocaine and heroin.Vermont State Police say Peter Wiggins, 34, was a passenger in a car that police stopped on Interstate 91 north at 9:59 p.m. More...

Posted 5/1/2017 12:37 PM

'My New Hampshire' makes it easy to find favorite historic places &nbsp

To celebrate “May is Preservation Month,” the New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources has upgraded its popular “My New Hampshire” photosharing site, making it easier to view, locate and learn about historic places submitted by the public. More...

Posted 5/1/2017 06:17 PM

AARP: Scammers ready to take advantage of new Medicare cards &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. — AARP announces yet another way for scammers to steal your money.Starting next April, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will begin issuing Medicare cards that do not display Social Security numbers. More...

Posted 5/1/2017 05:42 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

May marks the arrival of budgetary discussions and Memorial Day

On May 2, City Council members received City Manager McNutt’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018, marking the beginning of the budgetary process for the Council.   The first of three budgetary discussions occurred on May 11, and the More...

Posted 5/12/2017 08:31 PM

Meeting Waters YMCA summer camps begin soon &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The “best summer ever” is right around the corner and Meeting Waters YMCA is offering a variety of camps to make sure kids and teens in southeastern Vermont and the Fall Mountain region are adventurous, active and healthy this summer. More...

Posted 5/12/2017 05:33 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Brian A. Roy &nbsp

Brian A. Roy, 24, is wanted for failing to appear in court for a dispositional conference.Roy was indicted on Feb. More...

Posted 5/12/2017 05:10 PM

VSP releases security camera footage of firearm heist &nbsp

Vermont State Police troopers and detectives continue to investigate the May 4th burglary in Rockingham, and troopers have now released security camera photos to the public in hopes of finding the perpetrators.In addition to the Shell gas station, a More...

Posted 5/11/2017 11:39 AM

Our Turn &nbsp

How Steppin’ Up gives back to our communities

The cloudy, drizzly day we woke up to on Saturday, May 6 did not deter some 600 volunteers and participants in the Steppin’ Up to End Violence Walk and Fun Run and who collectively raised over $90,000 (with more to come) in support of Turning Points More...

Posted 5/11/2017 01:49 PM

Fall Mountain Regional High School Third Quarter Honor Roll &nbsp

High honors Grade 9  Erinn Ash, Anna Bellows, Ryleigh Bruno, Zachary Call, Autumn Cummings, Olivia Dunnigan, Shelby Durgin, Amanda Hodgkins, Gabrielle Klema, Katie Nelson, Justin Patnode, Brendan Reagan, James Ronning, Sarah Schadler, More...

Posted 5/10/2017 05:17 PM

State historic preservation officer visits Bellows Falls &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — On Wednesday, April 19, State Historic Preservation Officer Laura Trieschmann spent the day in Bellows Falls. More...

Posted 5/10/2017 06:46 PM

HCRS and Parks Place host a screening of 'Healing Voices' &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. More...

Posted 5/10/2017 06:28 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

         Sunday, April 23 More...

Posted 5/8/2017 07:29 PM

Newport Rotary Club to raffle $15,000 in prizes &nbsp

NEWPORT — “Our 7th annual penny sale is less than a week away and we are ecstatic with the generosity shown by business partners for this year’s event,” Bruce Jasper, Newport Rotary Club secretary and chair of this year’s event said Sunday. More...

Posted 5/8/2017 05:58 PM

Local donkey and mule rescue celebrates 10th anniversary with open house &nbsp

ACWORTH — Hug some mini donkeys, admire a medley of mules and kiss a mammoth donkey at Save Your Ass Long Ear Rescue’s 10th anniversary celebration open house in South Acworth, New Hampshire, on Saturday, May 13 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. More...

Posted 5/7/2017 01:54 PM

Slaughterhouse back in operation after USDA suspensions &nbsp

NORTH SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (AP) — The managing partner of a Vermont slaughterhouse says his business has made changes after several suspensions by the U.S. More...

Posted 5/7/2017 01:41 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Dana Hathaway &nbsp

Dana Hathaway, 19, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his probation.Hathaway was indicted March 30, 2016 on one count of criminal threatening with a deadly weapon and was sentenced by the Sullivan County Superior Court on May 17, 2016 for More...

Posted 5/5/2017 08:02 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Stevens High School accreditation, competition and more

During the Claremont School Board meeting on May 3, Superintendent Middleton McGoodwin announced he had received notification that the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) had voted to award the school continued accreditation.  More...

Posted 5/4/2017 08:24 PM

Jowett named April Elks Student of the Month at BFUHS &nbsp

It is a pleasure the announce that Tegan Jowett has been named the April Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School. Tegan, a senior, is the daughter of Fredrick Jowett and Shonda Breland of Bellows Falls. More...

Posted 5/4/2017 02:55 PM

Springfield Town Library joins STEM project &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Springfield Town Library is the newest member of the VELI STEM project. The library joins 23 rural Vermont libraries, participating in a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. More...

Posted 5/4/2017 07:46 PM

Meet Vermont's Champion White Ash on May 20 &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — By popular request, there will be a springtime hike to the largest White Ash in Vermont on Saturday May 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.  The rain date is Sunday, May 21 at 10 a.m. More...

Posted 5/4/2017 03:07 PM

Local artists to participate in Open Studio Weekend &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS —  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 on May More...

Posted 5/3/2017 03:42 PM

'Feed Your Passion: A Little Taste of Springfield' is May 17 &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Town Library and board of trustees are pleased to present the third annual "Feed Your Passion: A Little Taste of Springfield." This free, family friendly event will be held at from 5 to 7 p.m. More...

Posted 5/3/2017 03:52 PM

Vermonters dispose of more than 2.5 tons of unused meds on Drug Take Back Day &nbsp

MONTPELIER, Vt. — As part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, Vermonters disposed of more than 2.5 tons of unused medications, including prescription opioids, on Saturday, April 29. More...

Posted 5/2/2017 01:10 PM

Police investigating convenience store burglary &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Police are investigating a break-in that occurred at the T-Bird Mini Mart in Claremont early Saturday morning.According to Claremont Police Chief Mark Chase, police responded to an alarm at the building at 170 Charlestown Road at 4:30 a.m More...

Posted 5/1/2017 10:12 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 16  12:01 a.m. — After a traffic stop on Claremont Road, the driver was issued a hand summons to court for driving without a valid license.  1 a.m. — On Claremont Road, an officer found an unresponsive person in the road. More...

Posted 5/1/2017 07:21 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 23 12:12 p.m. — Arrest made for a probation violation. 3:27 p.m. — Walk-in to the police department reported a domestic dispute on Spring Street. 4:45 p.m. — Caller requested a well-being check on a woman on Laurel Street. 6:13 p.m. More...

Posted 5/1/2017 02:48 PM

'A Visit with Abraham Lincoln' &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Congress of Claremont Senior Citizens will host “A Visit with Abraham Lincoln,” a living history presentation by Claremont's own Steve Wood, at 1 p.m., Friday, May 5, at the Earl M. Bourdon Centre, 67 Maple Avenue in Claremont. More...

Posted 5/1/2017 06:11 PM