Mt. Ascutney Hospital event honors 38 staff members &nbsp

WINDSOR — Recently, Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) recognized 38 employees who have collectively served the hospital for more than 550 years. More...

Posted 11/10/2016 09:40 PM

Windsor fire chief recognized by state for emergency management &nbsp

WINDSOR — Windsor Fire Chief Kevin McAllister was one of four emergency responders and organizations recognized during the Vermont Emergency Preparedness Conference last weekend.McAllister was named Vermont Local Emergency Management Director of the More...

Posted 11/10/2016 07:27 PM

Dog found after single-car accident &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — A 10-month-old puppy named Max has been reunited with his owner this morning after a traffic accident yesterday on Interstate 91. More...

Posted 11/9/2016 05:28 PM

A look at local election results &nbsp

Although many of the major state and national races remained too close to call well into Wednesday morning, some of the local competitions featured more decisive victories.Local New Hampshire races More...

Posted 11/9/2016 07:30 PM

Windsor County 2nd in state for drug take-back day results &nbsp

WOODSTOCK, Vt. — On Oct. 22, the Windsor County Sheriff's office again participated in the DEA-led National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, resulting in 477.6 pounds of disposed medications collected for incineration. More...

Posted 11/8/2016 07:24 PM

Vermont State Police remind voters to drive carefully &nbsp

Vermont State Police have noticed busy polling locations, with significant traffic entering and exiting the sites. Please drive carefully in the parking lots and when entering/exiting the locations.  More...

Posted 11/8/2016 01:26 PM

Inaugural Harvest Festival to help support students, families in need &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield High School Arts Department and the Culinary Arts Program at the River Valley Technical Center will come together this week to present the school’s first Harvest Festival. The festival, scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. More...

Posted 11/7/2016 09:37 PM

Keady Family Practice opens 'flagship' Claremont office &nbsp

CLAREMONT — City officials were treated to a tour of the new Keady Family Practice flagship office in Claremont on Friday.Director Jim Keady said the centralized location of the practice between its offices in Newport and Charlestown allows greater a More...

Posted 11/7/2016 01:27 AM

Fugitive of the Week: Marjorie Blaisdell &nbsp

Marjorie Blaisdell, 36, is wanted for failing to appear in court. More...

Posted 11/5/2016 01:24 AM

Police: Democratic campaign signs being damaged &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Police said 30 to 40 Democratic political signs have been reported damaged over the last two weeks, and still there are no leads in the case.“We have not received any reports from witnesses to the damage,” Police Chief Alex Scott said Thu More...

Posted 11/3/2016 07:52 PM

RVCC events to feature 3D animation, computer building &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Answering the state’s call to inspire students to consider technology careers, River Valley Community College (RVCC) is offering two new programs for middle and high school students to experience the hardware and software side of the indu More...

Posted 11/2/2016 09:23 PM

Conservation commission adds 55 acres to protected recreation areas &nbsp

NEW LONDON — The New London Conservation Commission completed the acquisition of three properties totaling more than 55 acres as part of its effort to secure areas that have high environmental and recreational value. More...

Posted 11/1/2016 04:15 PM

Change of venue for Charlestown voting &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Due to the anticipated turnout for the Nov. More...

Posted 11/1/2016 08:44 PM

$20K grant to establish transitional pharmacist program &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Springfield Hospital has received a $20,000 grant from the Coverys Community Healthcare Foundation to implement a transitional pharmacist program.   More...

Posted 11/1/2016 04:16 PM

Fiske Free Library November events &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Fiske Free Library November programming is as follows: Toddler Activity Time will be held at 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 29. This program is appropriate for ages birth to 36 months. More...

Posted 11/1/2016 06:10 PM

Bank of NH provides tips to protect your identity &nbsp

Identity theft continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in America. According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 17.6 million U.S. residents were victims of identity theft in 2014, up from 16.6 million victims in 2012. More...

Posted 10/31/2016 03:48 PM

Claremont Police Department log &nbsp

Thursday, Oct. 20 5:08 a.m. — Criminal mischief on Water Street. 7:01 a.m. — Criminal mischief on Chase Street. 7:20 a.m. — Civil matters on Myrtle Street. 10:39 a.m. — Officer requested on Ridge Avenue.  More...

Posted 10/31/2016 04:25 PM

Vermont Air National Guard announces night flying &nbsp

The Vermont Air National Guard 158th Fighter Wing is scheduled to conduct night flying Tuesday, Nov. More...

Posted 10/30/2016 03:17 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Oct. 23 8:21 p.m. — Engine 3 responded to North Street for the smell of burned food. Monday, Oct. 24 1:12 a.m. — Engine 3 responded to Lisa Place for carbon monoxide problem. 10:10 a.m. More...

Posted 10/30/2016 02:24 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Rickie Shambo &nbsp

Rickie Shambo, 50, is wanted for failing to appear for transport to state prison. More...

Posted 10/28/2016 07:18 PM

Bellows Falls Police Department's K9 Caesar gets body armor &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Bellows Falls Police Department’s K9 Caesar has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. More...

Posted 10/28/2016 03:06 PM

Hardworking houseplants are air cleaners and humidifiers &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. — There are plenty of things that can get you down this time of year. The days are shorter and colder, and all the green stuff is on its way out. More...

Posted 10/27/2016 02:55 PM

O'Reilly purchases Bond Auto Parts &nbsp

O’Reilly Auto Parts and Bond Auto Parts Inc., today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which O’Reilly will purchase substantially all of the assets of Bond Auto. The transaction is expected to close by the end of More...

Posted 10/27/2016 02:18 PM

CLiF seeks applications for at-risk children grant program &nbsp

The Children’s Literacy Foundation (CLiF) seeks applications from Vermont and New Hampshire organizations which serve children from birth to age 12 for its At-Risk Children grant program for Spring 2017. More...

Posted 10/26/2016 04:45 PM

Claremont man facing sexual assault charge &nbsp

CLAREMONT — A Claremont man was in court Thursday to face charges of rape and incest.William R. More...

Posted 11/10/2016 09:24 PM

Windsor students score well in spelling bee &nbsp

WINDSOR — Windsor's grade 7-8 spelling team won the 2016 local spelling bee. Members of the team are Trace Peterman, Lily Dougherty, Molly Wilson, Jacob Burkland, and team coach Chris Lord. More...

Posted 11/10/2016 07:49 PM

Alleged open meeting law violation results in change of practice &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The joint Rockingham and Bellows Falls board will change its open meeting practices to include motions by both individual boards in response to a complaint by a Bellows Falls resident that it had allegedly violated open meeting law la More...

Posted 11/9/2016 09:36 PM

Westminster Cares meeting news &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Westminster Cares and town residents celebrated Westminster’s 90-plus-year-old citizens during Westminster Cares’ 28th Annual Meeting November 6th at the Westminster Fire House.  More...

Posted 11/9/2016 08:42 PM

Family escapes early morning house fire &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Working smoke detectors helped a Springfield family escaped unharmed from a nighttime house fire in the early hours of Election Day.The Springfield Fire Department responded at 3:24 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. More...

Posted 11/9/2016 02:54 PM

Saxtons River man facing multiple charges after high-speed chase &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — A Saxtons River man is facing multiple charges following a high speed chase that started in Bellows Falls early Tuesday morning.   More...

Posted 11/8/2016 02:19 PM

Speak up: Forum to discuss impact of opiate crisis &nbsp

NEWPORT — It’s been a year since a drug overdose took the life of 38-year-old Susan McClaughry, the youngest of Alice Roberts’ three daughters. More...

Posted 11/7/2016 10:46 PM

Springfield students prove their potential &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Twenty-seven fifth through eighth grade students have been acknowledged for being eligible to participate in the 2016-2017 Academic Talent Search, sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth (CTY).  More...

Posted 11/7/2016 09:32 PM

‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ opens Nov. 11 in Newport &nbsp

NEWPORT — On Nov. More...

Posted 11/7/2016 09:33 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Monday, Oct. 318:21 a.m. — Engine 1 responded to Balsam Lane for a check the well-being.6:04 p.m. — Engine 3 and Ladder 2 responded to Anderson Street for a chimney fire.Tuesday, Nov. 12:53 a.m. More...

Posted 11/6/2016 02:35 PM

Applications available for 2017 Apple Blossom Cotillion &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — High school senior girls in the communities served by Springfield Hospital and Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) are invited to participate in the 61st annual Apple Blossom Cotillion.  One of these senior girls will join t More...

Posted 11/4/2016 09:02 PM

Grand opening Friday for Keady Family Practice branch &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Keady Family Practice will be conducting their grand opening for their new Claremont Primary Care office located on 132 Pleasant St., the building formerly occupied by Lane Eye Associates.     More...

Posted 11/2/2016 09:36 PM

Sullivan County DOC receives high marks in compliance audit &nbsp

UNITY — The Sullivan County Department of Corrections recently completed its first audit under the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA) and successfully met all 40 applicable standards designed to prevent, detect, and respond to sexual abuse in the cor More...

Posted 11/2/2016 09:33 PM

VT DMV modernizing vehicle inspection system &nbsp

MONTPELIER — The Vermont Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) announced the rollout of a new, electronic system for performing vehicle inspections that will go live in the spring of 2017. More...

Posted 11/2/2016 07:29 PM

Newport Police Department Log &nbsp

Sunday, Oct. 2311:29 a.m. — Caller requested a well-being check on people on Maple Street.1:02 p.m. — Caller reported a traffic accident on Pleasant Street.2:23 p.m. — Caller reported a traffic accident on John Stark Highway.6:18 p.m. More...

Posted 11/1/2016 09:00 PM

Nov. 10 'Diaper Dump' to support Time for a Change, Greater Falls Diaper Bank &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Babies are cute, cuddly and oh so needy! One of their most basic needs is to always have access to a fresh diaper.  Keeping a baby dry and clean is critical to their health and well-being.   More...

Posted 11/1/2016 06:38 PM

Local nonprofit offers Putney trip &nbsp

CLAREMONT — NH-Jag (New Hampshire Jobs for America's Graduates) will be sponsoring a field trip at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, to the Putney Craft Tour in Putney, Vermont. More...

Posted 11/1/2016 05:56 PM

Locals enroll in St. Lawrence University &nbsp

CANTON, N.Y. — St. Lawrence University has welcomed students to the Class of 2020, including Rylee R. Ewald of Cavendish, a graduate of Green Mountain Union High School; Scott A. Garrison Jr. More...

Posted 10/31/2016 03:57 PM

Claremont Christian Academy junior high and high school honors &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Colonel (Retired) Mark Pomeroy, Director of Claremont Christian Academy, announces the Director’s Roll and Honor Roll for the first Marking Period of the 2016-2017 school year. More...

Posted 10/31/2016 03:37 PM

Volunteers needed for SEVCA’s Free Tax Assistance Program &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Southeastern Vermont Community Action (SEVCA) will provide free tax preparation for lower income taxpayers for the 2017 tax filing season through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. More...

Posted 10/31/2016 03:24 PM

Humane society receives donation &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Sherry Bell, left, vice president of the Sullivan County Humane Society of New Hampshire, accepts a donation of $60 from Victoria Jones of Claremont, owner of Victoria’s Artisan Gifts, on Oct. 22 at the SCHS headquarters in Claremont. More...

Posted 10/30/2016 02:57 PM

Man arrested for firing gun in road rage incident &nbsp

NEWPORT — A Newbury man was arrested for a road rage incident last week in which the man fired a gun in the direction of another driver following a road rage incident, according to police. There were no injuries. More...

Posted 10/30/2016 02:13 PM

Springfield Senior Center news &nbsp

The Halloween Party we had at the Springfield Senior Center was a huge hit this past week. With almost 30 people in attendance, with most everyone in costumes, it was a great time. More...

Posted 10/28/2016 03:21 PM

Newport Service Organization takes a tour &nbsp

NEWPORT —The Newport Service Organization recently got a look at the Newport ambulance and equipment purchased with NSO grants.  More...

Posted 10/27/2016 08:05 PM

Colby-Sawyer Business Administration Department thanks trustee for gift &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Colby-Sawyer College’s Business Administration Department honored Trustee Anthony “Tony” H. Librot ’94 on Tuesday, Oct. More...

Posted 10/27/2016 02:48 PM

Cavendish restaurant burglarized &nbsp

CAVENDISH — Table 19 Restaurant and Bar on Route 103 in Cavendish was burglarized, according to Vermont State Police. More...

Posted 10/26/2016 04:55 PM