Spring home improvements: repair, replace, enjoy &nbsp

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — Spring is a great time to clean, garden and make sure one’s home is in good repair. Besides cleaning closets and planting flowers, spring should involve inspecting one’s house following the tough winter weather. More...

Posted 5/1/2017 06:01 PM

Concert series postponed to 2018 &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Organizers of the annual Claremont Community Concert Series have announced that the 2017 iteration will be postponed until next season due to financial issues.“As many know, this is a purely volunteer labor of love by several in the music More...

Posted 4/30/2017 08:50 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 23 11:56 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to Main Street for a fire alarm sounding. 2:20 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to North Street for a medical call. 5:10 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Central Street for a well-being check. 7: More...

Posted 4/30/2017 05:58 PM

Manchester man arrested for sexually assaulting Claremont teen

CLAREMONT — A Manchester man is being held on $100,000 bail following his arraignment Friday on charges stemming from allegedly sexually assaulting a 14-year-old child last year. More...

Posted 4/28/2017 08:41 PM

Local artists donate pieces for NECA benefit auction &nbsp

Local artists, shown left to right, Deidre Carpenter, Susan Lawrence and Ernest Montenegro gathered for an Artists' Reception held Thursday, April 27 at the Claremont Opera House. More...

Posted 4/28/2017 05:37 PM

Springfield police find man who kidnapped child &nbsp

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Posted 4/28/2017 12:09 PM

Leadership Upper Valley recruits citizens for Class of 2018 &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. More...

Posted 4/27/2017 05:17 PM

Mt. Ascutney Hospital names Ruth Doiron RN Employee of the Month &nbsp

WINDSOR — Ruth Doiron, RN, has been named Employee of the Month at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC). More...

Posted 4/26/2017 02:35 PM

Newport Native Writers' Workshops to be held &nbsp

NEWPORT — Over the course of two days, Thursday, May 11 and Friday, May 12, a group of Newport natives who have had success across a wide range of writing genres, from fiction to poetry to nonfiction to children’s literature, will return to the Sunsh More...

Posted 4/26/2017 07:18 PM

Opening reception at Meriden art museum &nbsp

MERIDEN — The Aidron Duckworth Art Museum, 21 Bean Road in Meriden, will hold an opening reception from 3 to 6 p.m. Saturday, April 29 at the museum. Admission is free. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 05:04 PM

Students creating time capsule for town's 250th anniversary

CHESTER — The students at the Chester-Andover Elementary School have taken on the task to create a time capsule that celebrates the town’s 250th anniversary that took place last year. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 05:56 PM

The Third Annual Pansy Festival is May 6 &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — The Third Annual Pansy Festival will be held from 12 to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 6 at Singing River Farm in Rockingham. This free community celebration of spring will happen rain or shine because pansies love both. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 03:57 PM

Girls Rock! Conference a great success &nbsp

NEWPORT — Sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students from Newport Middle High School participated in the Girls Rock! More...

Posted 4/26/2017 07:45 PM

Our Turn &nbsp

Shelter from the storm

Cindy (not her real name) used her last few dollars to get to Turning Points Network’s emergency shelter.  Sexually abused in her childhood, she was physically, emotionally and financially abused by her husband.     More...

Posted 4/25/2017 05:16 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, 4/16/17Sunday, April 1612:05 a.m. — Caller reported criminal trespass on Laurel Street.1:22 a.m. — Caller reported a person acting suspiciously on Laurel Street.10:36 a.m. More...

Posted 4/25/2017 05:11 PM

Springfield Town Library now has a wheelchair &nbsp

The Springfield Town Library now has a wheelchair for public use. More...

Posted 4/25/2017 05:34 PM

Union Street School students use poi balls to combat anxiety &nbsp

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Posted 4/25/2017 05:42 PM

Bellows Falls Middle School Band performs at Lincoln Memorial &nbsp

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Posted 4/24/2017 04:26 PM

Essay winners honored at assembly &nbsp

On Tuesday April 4, the Vermont Elks Association held a surprise assembly at Albert Bridge School in Brownsville to honor local and state winners in their "Americanism" essay contest Division 1. More...

Posted 4/24/2017 03:47 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 16: 1:08 p.m.: Engine 1 and Engine 2 responded to Mutual Aid to Charlestown for a structure fire. 6:14 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to the area of North Street and Main Street for a report of a tree down in the road way. &nbs More...

Posted 4/23/2017 03:09 PM

Cavendish Community Fund celebrates 10th anniversary with image update &nbsp

CAVENDISH — The Cavendish Community Fund has passed the 10-year mark and is now updating its image with a new logo.    More...

Posted 4/22/2017 09:38 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Justin Gunnip &nbsp

Justin Gunnip, 29, is wanted for allegedly violating the terms of his probation.Gunnip was indicted by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on June 19, 2013 on a charge of felon in possession of a deadly weapon, in this case, metallic knuckles. More...

Posted 4/21/2017 04:27 PM

Claremont briefs &nbsp

'Tiny Houses of the Northeast'“Tiny Houses of the Northeast,” a free program presented by Isa Bauer, will be held at 7 p.m.  Tuesday, April 25, at the Fiske Free Library. More...

Posted 4/20/2017 01:49 PM

National Endowment for the Arts features Rockingham Library project &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Rockingham Library is currently featured in the National Endowment for  the Arts’ “50 States of Preservation” series, for completion of the rehousing project of 1,384 historic glass plate negatives in its historical collection. More...

Posted 4/20/2017 03:46 PM

Claremont breakfast tradition changes after 107 years &nbsp

CLAREMONT  — The annual May Breakfast at the First Congregational Church is now the Spring Breakfast changing 107 years of tradition.    More...

Posted 4/19/2017 05:10 PM

Goat cheese facility holds open house and farm tour &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — AlpineGlo Farm in North Westminster will be hosting their 4th annual open house from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 13. Admission is free. More...

Posted 5/1/2017 06:06 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 22:    Charlestown   More...

Posted 4/30/2017 06:03 PM

Guitar donated in honor of Meriden man &nbsp

Jim Shibles, director of the Mascoma Valley Guitar Orchestra in Enfield, New Hampshire, presented a new Savannah guitar to Zoe Martel, music teacher at the Plainfield School in Meriden,, on Friday, April 28, on behalf of the Mascoma Valley Guitar Orc More...

Posted 4/28/2017 08:22 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Jennifer Weeks &nbsp

Jennifer Weeks, 30, is wanted for failing to appear in court.Weeks was indicted on Feb. More...

Posted 4/28/2017 06:36 PM

Saint-Gaudens creates $3.2 million in economic benefit &nbsp

PHILADELPHIA — A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that more than 42,000 visitors to national parks in New Hampshire spent $2,100,000 in the state in 2016. More...

Posted 4/28/2017 03:28 PM

Utility pole repaired after crash &nbsp

NEWPORT — Utility crews finished up repairs Thursday after a driver crashing into a telephone pole Wednesday night in Newport caused the pole to break, with wires down blocking both travel lanes.  More...

Posted 4/28/2017 12:50 AM

Eberly named chair of Lake Sunapee VNA Board &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Donald A. Eberly, MD, FACS, has been appointed Chair of the Lake Sunapee Region VNA & Hospice Board of Directors for 2017-2018. More...

Posted 4/27/2017 07:27 PM

Man accused of assault jailed for contempt of court

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A Springfield man charged with beating and threatening another man with a knife during a fight has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for contempt of court.Gordon R. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 12:41 AM

Rural Outright holds program in Charlestown &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Join Rural Outright as they explore the cultural, religious and political history behind discrimination and disapprobation suffered by LGBTQIA+ people in America today in their next Let's Talk speaker event, held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 04:45 PM

First United Methodist Church to be consecrated May 7 &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The newly relocated First United Methodist Church in Claremont will be formally consecrated for mission and ministry at its new space at 38 Summer St. Sunday, May 7. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 05:45 PM

Ludlow man arrested after theft investigation &nbsp

WESTMINSTER  — On Tuesday morning, April 25, Vermont State Police investigated several reported thefts in the Putney and Westminster area.  More...

Posted 4/26/2017 01:33 PM

TransCanada awards $2,500 to Parks Place program &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — Lead Safe and Healthy Homes (LSHH), a program of Parks Place Community Resource Center, has been awarded $2,500 from TransCanada’s Healthy Communities grant. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 03:21 PM

Next OLLI program is 'Spying During the American Revolution' &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Damien Cregeau will present the OLLI-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 2, "Spies, Lies and Alibis: Spying During the American Revolution." It will be presented at the Nolin Murray Center next to St. More...

Posted 4/26/2017 04:22 PM

Westminster home burglarized &nbsp

  WESTMINSTER — A Westminster home was burglarized during the overnight hours of Sunday, April 23 into Monday, April 24, Vermont State Police say.Police were notified Monday morning of a forced entry burglary on Forest Road. More...

Posted 4/25/2017 01:09 PM

RVTC's Makerspace open to community members &nbsp

 SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Makers, creators, inventors and tinkerers are invited to become members in the Collaboratory, a high-tech makerspace at the River Valley Technical Center in Springfield, Vermont.  More...

Posted 4/25/2017 06:04 PM

Lyle Brewer in concert at the Windham Ballroom &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — At only 31 years old, Lyle Brewer is as accomplished as many musicians twice his age.  Revered in his adopted hometown of Boston as one of the most sought-after guitarists for both studio and live work, Brewer has released severa More...

Posted 4/25/2017 07:25 PM

American Cancer Society seeks Relay for Life teams &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Spring is in the air and it is never too early to think about your summer plans. Mark your calendars now and join other Windsor County residents on the relay track from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. More...

Posted 4/24/2017 07:03 PM

Springfield man arrested for aggravated assault &nbsp

WEATHERSFIELD  — A 34-year-old Springfield man was arrested Sunday after an alleged fight at Ascutney Self-Storage in Weathersfield. More...

Posted 4/24/2017 02:54 PM

Camper rollover closes section of I-89 &nbsp

GRANTHAM — A section of Interstate 98 in Grantham was closed for several hours Saturday night after truck towing a camper lost control and rolled the camper onto its side. More...

Posted 4/23/2017 03:16 PM

Steampunk festival to hold Tweed Ride and Fun Run &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Organizers of Springfield’s 3rd annual Steampunk Festival are raising funds for the 2017 event with the first ever Tweed Ride and Fun Run. More...

Posted 4/22/2017 09:54 PM

3 juveniles arrested for burglary &nbsp

TOWNSHEND — Police have arrested three juveniles in connection with a burglary that took place last Wednesday night at a store in Townshend.  More...

Posted 4/22/2017 09:32 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

What's around the corner

Now that Spring is here the city is preparing for a number of events to include community clean-up initiatives, Memorial Day and the budget season.  All of these events present opportunities for public engagement.   Below is an overvie More...

Posted 4/21/2017 11:21 AM

Houghton named director of provider practices at MAHHC &nbsp

WINDSOR — Mt. More...

Posted 4/20/2017 03:27 PM

Food co-op raises money for area nonprofits &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — A borrowed idea has taken hold at the Springfield Food Co-op (SFC), located at 335 River Road in Springfield, and given much needed funds to local nonprofit organizations with their round up program. More...

Posted 4/19/2017 09:21 PM

Weathersfield Selectboard approves payroll correction for 2 fire district employees &nbsp

WEATHERSFIELD — Town officials in Weathersfield will add two Ascutney Fire District No. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:42 PM