Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 8  2:19 a.m. — Caller reported a motorist off South Main Street.  9 a.m. — Caller reported a stray dog on Unity Road.  9:51 a.m. — Caller reported a traffic accident on North Main Street.  12:52 p.m. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 01:32 PM

WOOLfm announces 2017 schedule &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — WOOLfm 91.5 Black Sheep Radio provides community radio programming for Vermont and New Hampshire, and is located on 33 Bridge Street in Bellows Falls, Vermont. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 04:05 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 1   More...

Posted 1/16/2017 05:54 PM

Jazz show celebrates 25 years &nbsp

GRANTHAM — There aren’t many ways to wrap up a weekend that compare to a feast in a well appointed dining hall with wine, friends, and smooth jazz accompaniment. More...

Posted 1/16/2017 12:17 AM

Bar Harbor Bankshares and Lake Sunapee Bank Group complete merger &nbsp

NEWPORT — Bar Harbor Bankshares, the holding company for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, has successfully completed its merger with Lake Sunapee Bank Group, the holding company for Lake Sunapee Bank. More...

Posted 1/13/2017 10:06 PM

Man pleads guilty to firing gun in road rage incident &nbsp

NEWPORT — A Contoocook man has begun serving a one-year jail term after pleading guilty to charges that he fired a loaded handgun at a woman in order to “smarten her up” during a road rage incident in Croydon last April.  Justin Cooper, 37, More...

Posted 1/13/2017 09:32 PM

Dougherty joins Mt. Ascutney Hospital staff &nbsp

WINDSOR — Rosemary Dougherty, a board-certified family nurse practitioner with more than 18 years experience, has joined the medical nursing staff at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC). More...

Posted 1/13/2017 02:15 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 1/12/2017 11:16 PM

Savings Bank of Walpole promotes Smith to assistant vice president &nbsp

KEENE — Savings Bank of Walpole (SBW) is pleased to announce the promotion of Jeff Smith to assistant vice president (AVP) and treasurer. More...

Posted 1/12/2017 03:49 PM

Petco Foundation awards grant to humane society &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Humane Society (SHS) has been awarded a $3,000 grant from the Petco Foundation to support its construction of a new community room.The Springfield Humane Society is a nonprofit organization that has been working to impro More...

Posted 1/11/2017 07:46 PM

Wildlife photography program in Cavendish &nbsp

CAVENDISH — On Tuesday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m., noted photographer and Proctorsville resident Tim O’Donoghue will present a slideshow and talk about his wildlife photos at the Cavendish town office meeting room, 37 High St., in Cavendish. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 06:10 PM

19 seats up for grabs at 2017 Rockingham elections &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Candidates will vie for 19 open seats, including for both school and municipal positions, at the 2017 annual elections in Rockingham.The deadline to file nomination petitions will be at 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 08:37 PM

VTrans launches winter roads portal featuring plow finder map &nbsp

MONTPELIER, Vt. — The Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) announced the launch of the Winter Central web portal, a new site to help drivers navigate winter conditions in Vermont. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 06:55 PM

Claremont man accused of cashing stolen checks &nbsp

WOODSTOCK — A Claremont man has been arrested in Vermont for allegedly cashing stolen checks at several area banks. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 03:10 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 1 10:46 a.m. — Caller reported a parking violation on Main Street. 11:57 a.m. — Caller reported a civil problem on Unity Road. 12:46 p.m. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 04:16 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. 25  8:48 a.m. — Officer spoke with a woman about her son harassing her by calling and texting.  9:33 a.m. — Officer responded to a report of a motorist backing into a car at Jiffy Mart and leaving the scene. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 05:27 PM

Civil War expert to address January meeting of GMCWRT &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — On Saturday, Jan. 14, Mr. Rolf Diamant will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the Green Mountain Civil War Round Table. More...

Posted 1/8/2017 03:14 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Jan. 1, 20178:59 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to the Family Dollar for a water problem. Monday, Jan. 2, 20175:57 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to 1 Pleasant St. for a medical call. Tuesday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/8/2017 03:41 PM

State Farm opens new Springfield office &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — State Farm Insurance Agent Jerry Farnum joined representatives from the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce (SRCOC), his employees, and members of the business community for a ribbon-cutting on Friday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 10:01 PM

Company reaches $96K settlement in hazardous waste case &nbsp

NEWPORT — Two Charlestown-based companies have agreed to a $96,000 settlement in superior court following claims that they violated safe handling and disposal of hazardous waste standards.  More...

Posted 1/6/2017 06:55 PM

Instructor offers free yoga for emergency responders &nbsp

NEWPORT — Chris Marcotte of the Newport Fire and EMS squad had never taken part in a yoga class prior to Tuesday night.“Right now I have a bad back,” he said as sat down on a mat laid out on the hardwood floor in the ballroom above M.J. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 03:51 AM

4 info sessions set for school consolidation plan &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The Windham Northeast Supervisory Union Act 46 School Consolidation Study Committee has completed its work and will hold informational meetings for voters throughout the month of January.The draft Articles of Agreement for a new, unif More...

Posted 1/5/2017 10:28 PM

Claremont Christian Academy Honors &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The following is the Claremont Christian Academy Honor Roll and Director’s Roll for Marking Period 2.Honor RollTo achieve the honor roll, students must earn an average of 90 percent or higher.K4 KindergartenOlivia Frisch, William Hector a More...

Posted 1/5/2017 05:37 PM

Silsby Public Library news &nbsp

Winter story hours are in session. Join the fun Tuesday mornings at 10:30 for stories and a simple craft. Lap sitters, toddlers, preschoolers and their caregivers are welcome. More...

Posted 1/4/2017 05:58 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. 259:02 a.m. — Walk-in to the police department on Cross Street. 1:47 p.m. — Caller reported a traffic accident on Redstone Road. More...

Posted 1/4/2017 05:34 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. 18 7:24 a.m.: Police and Fire responded to a reported vehicle off the road on Claremont Road. More...

Posted 1/2/2017 08:32 PM

Jazz concert features BFUHS students, Vermont Jazz Center musicians &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Jazz enthusiasts and anyone looking for a night out with excellent music are in for a treat when the Vermont Jazz Center Sextet performs at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 2 at the Bellows Falls Union High School auditorium. More...

Posted 1/17/2017 03:52 PM

Man arrested for assaulting officer &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — A police officer sustained an injury to his hand following a domestic disturbance incident Friday in which a Springfield man was arrested for disorderly conduct and assaulting an officer.  More...

Posted 1/16/2017 09:12 PM

Springfield man charged with assault, kidnapping &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — A Springfield man has been charged with kidnapping and aggravated domestic assault following an incident at his River Street home on Thursday evening.Officers with the Springfield Police Department responded at approximately 11:30 p.m. More...

Posted 1/16/2017 03:36 PM

Newport fire sends 1 to hospital &nbsp

NEWPORT — A Newport resident was taken to the hospital Friday evening following a fire in a home on Cottage Street. More...

Posted 1/14/2017 02:32 AM

Selectboard considers budget changes to adapt to recycling needs &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham Selectboard is looking into changes to the upcoming budget due to Act 148 recycling regulations coming into effect in July, and the closing of a Brattleboro recycling facility the town had been using.Some examples of propo More...

Posted 1/13/2017 10:17 PM

New London resident named Chief Strategy Officer at Easterseals &nbsp

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Easterseals New Hampshire is pleased to announce that Nancy Rollins of New London has been appointed to the position of Chief Strategy Officer for New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont.   More...

Posted 1/13/2017 09:02 PM

Engineering the next generation of students &nbsp

STEM content helps elementary students learn engineering, problem solving

WINDSOR — Elementary school students in Windsor are gaining hands-on, real-life problem solving skills by incorporating Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) content into daily instruction.“Windsor Schools offers exceptional student acces More...

Posted 1/12/2017 08:14 PM

DAR Good Citizen program winners announced &nbsp

The Reprisal Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution has announced four DAR Good Citizen Winners for 2016-2017.  More...

Posted 1/12/2017 06:08 PM

3-car accident results in DUI arrest &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — A Windsor, Vermont man was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence following a 3-car accident on Route 12 in Charlestown Tuesday night. More...

Posted 1/11/2017 07:27 PM

Springfield OLLI winter/spring semester programs announced &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) Winter/Spring 2017 semester begins Tuesday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/11/2017 07:31 PM

Lake Sunapee Bank, Wilkie honored &nbsp

NEW LONDON — The Lake Sunapee Region Chamber of Commerce (LSRCC) will present its Business of the Year award to Lake Sunapee Bank and its Community Member of the Year award to Tanya Wilkie during its annual meeting on the evening of Tuesday, Jan. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 08:59 PM

HCRS names three new members to board of directors &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), Vermont’s second largest community mental-health agency, has announced that it has elected Matthew C. Garcia, Adam S. Pippin and Judy Siler to its board of directors. More...

Posted 1/10/2017 08:22 PM

6th annual World Snow Day set for Sunday at Arrowhead &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Area residents will be dusting off their sleboggans for World Snow Day 2017 this coming Sunday. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 09:12 PM

New London, Sunapee among safest NH towns &nbsp

SafeWise named New London and Sunapee as two of the safest New Hampshire towns in its annual report.   Published on Dec. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 09:43 PM

Police investigating 'suspicious death' in Alstead &nbsp

ALSTEAD — State police are investigating a “suspicious death” in Alstead that occurred this past weekend.  More...

Posted 1/9/2017 05:23 PM

Springfield Elks donate to the VA Hospital &nbsp

Shown are the participants for the Springfield Elks Lodge’s Gratitude Grant presentation at the VA Hospital in White River Jct., Vt. recently. Front, left to right, Linda Deforge, Director Alfred Montoya, Exalted Ruler Vicki Siliski and Ed Lamer. More...

Posted 1/9/2017 06:56 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-week period ending Dec. 31:ClaremontTheresa L. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 09:58 PM

School district approves proposed tuition, budget &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — The Rockingham School District Board of Directors has approved tuition rates and a budget for fiscal year 2018.The board of directors approved the FY 2018 tuition at a regular board of directors’ meeting on Thursday, Jan. 5. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 09:49 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Eric Wortman &nbsp

Eric Wortman, 28, is wanted for failing to appear and surrender himself to the county jail to start serving his sentence. More...

Posted 1/6/2017 07:26 PM

I-91 bridge work starting Monday &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Work is slated to begin Monday on two Interstate 91 bridges spanning the Williams River as part of a $44.3 million, 4-year project to replace bridges on I-91 in Rockingham.    More...

Posted 1/6/2017 06:08 PM

Weatherize Upper Valley to launch in 14 VT towns &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Vital Communities and volunteers in 14 Vermont towns will launch a new Weatherize Upper Valley initiative later this month to encourage more homeowners to invest in energy efficiency projects. More...

Posted 1/5/2017 07:20 PM

Vilas Middle School honors &nbsp

Vilas Middle School Honor Roll Trimester 1   Grade 8  High Honors Lauren Anderson, Taylor Bland, Kierstin Melius, Rebecca Neily, Taylor Patch   Honors Zoe Bernaiche, Kelsey Colburn, Brooke Esslinger, Jamie More...

Posted 1/5/2017 07:38 PM

Rec department opens new ice rink &nbsp

CHESTER — With winter in full swing, the Chester Recreation Department recently opened a new ice skating rink at the Pinnacle, located on Lovers Lane, to the public.The new 70-foot by 120-foot rink is nearly double the size of the ice rink that was l More...

Posted 1/4/2017 10:02 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Dec. 25, 20168:14 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Green Street for a car into a building.10:02 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Plains Road for a medical call. More...

Posted 1/2/2017 08:21 PM