Author details 1997 NH shootings in new book &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — On Wednesday, May 10 at 7 p.m., Silsby Free Public Library in Charlestown will host Richard Adams Carey, author of "In the Evil Day: Violence Comes to One Small Town." More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:33 PM

Claremont Savings Bank staff visits Union Street School &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The latest visitors for the Union Street School's Community Connections program were staff members of Claremont Savings Bank. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 08:17 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

 Sunday, April 9 9:40 a.m. — Caller reported harassment from a woman on Summer Street. 11:39 a.m. — Caller reported a safety concern on Laurel Street. 4:47 p.m. — Caller reported a domestic dispute on Summer Street. 5:23 p.m. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 04:55 PM

A visit from the Easter Bunny &nbsp

WINDSOR — On Friday, April 14, the Windsor Elks sent The Easter Bunny to six area nursing homes and elderly care homes. The Easter Bunny was past exalted ruler and past state president Gary (Herbie) Hurlburt. More...

Posted 4/17/2017 07:30 PM

Library Arts Center Peeps diorama winners announced &nbsp

NEWPORT — Spring was in the air on Friday evening when hundreds turned out to Library Arts Center’s gallery for the “Peeps Party” to see the 103 entries to the Library Arts Center’s 6th annual Peeps Diorama Contest.  More...

Posted 4/16/2017 05:55 PM

Sergeant Hamilton honored by DHMC &nbsp

On Tuesday, April 11, Sergeant Nathan B. Hamilton of the New Hampshire State Police-Troop F, was recognized at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) surrounded by his family and peers where he was awarded the First Annual Sergeant Robert E. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 08:42 PM

Fugitive of the Week: Joshua Converse &nbsp

Joshua Converse, also known as Robbie Converse, 44, is wanted for failing to appear in court for a dispositional conference. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 05:45 PM

Special town meeting to ratify monetary articles rescheduled &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — A vote to ratify monetary warrant articles passed at Town Meeting in order to comply with Department of Revenue regulations has been rescheduled to early May.    More...

Posted 4/13/2017 08:30 PM

Well water supplies remain low despite drought improvement &nbsp

CONCORD, N.H. —Drought conditions in New Hampshire continue in the southern half of the state, where groundwater supplies are lagging behind in recovery. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 08:14 PM

CCCA soliciting photos for annual contest &nbsp

CAVENDISH — It's time for Cavendish residents to think about which photograph to submit for next year's calendar. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 08:20 PM

Goshen library crafts colorful April &nbsp

GOSHEN —The Olive Pettis Memorial Library in Goshen will host its monthly enrichment class for April on Tuesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 27 from 6:30 until 8 p.m. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 04:17 PM

Music and art scholarship fundraiser planned &nbsp

CHESTER — The Heath Gordon Scholarship Fund will hold their 4th annual fundraiser on Saturday, April 22, at 6 p.m., at the American Legion Post No. 67 in Chester. There will be a $10 cover at the door. More...

Posted 4/12/2017 03:16 PM

Our Turn &nbsp

Why we walk

“I walk because others must run,” said Dianne Rochford, of Newport when asked about her 11-year commitment to Steppin’ Up to End Violence Walk and Fun Run that will benefit Turning Points Network on May 6.   More...

Posted 4/12/2017 01:18 PM

Vendors wanted for May festival &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Mark your calendars for May 20, the 7th annual May Festival at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Fairground Road in Springfield. The festival will include their popular plant sale. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 06:01 PM

Springfield Rotary Club donates $500 to HCRS &nbsp

Springfield Rotary Club President Ethan McNaughton presents a donation of $500 to Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS) CEO George Karabakakis to support the Youth Service programs at HCRS. (Courtesy) More...

Posted 4/11/2017 01:43 PM

Charlestown Police Department Log &nbsp

Sunday, March 26  5:02 a.m. — Ambulance personnel and an officer responded to a 60-year-old man needing a lift assist. The man was checked for injuries and a lift assist was provided.  More...

Posted 4/10/2017 08:08 PM

Martin named March Elks Student of the Month for BFUHS &nbsp

It is a pleasure to announce that Tehya Martin has been named the March Elks Student of the Month for Bellows Falls Union High School. Tehya, a senior, is the daughter of Shamus Martin and April DeSoto of Saxtons River. More...

Posted 4/10/2017 02:55 PM

Apple Blossom Queen dresses, portraits on display &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Portraits of past Apple Blossom Queens, along with a collection of gowns worn in past cotillions, are on display at Springfield Health Center, located in the 100 River Street building in Springfield, Vermont. More...

Posted 4/7/2017 03:17 PM

Pasta for Parkinson's fundraiser is Sunday &nbsp

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Posted 4/6/2017 04:18 PM

Charlestown man pleads guilty to pool install scam &nbsp

KEENE — A Charlestown man pleaded guilty Wednesday to two misdemeanor charges of theft by deception stemming from separate incidents in 2015. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 08:39 PM

Shea-Porter, Kuster announce 2017 Congressional Art Competition &nbsp

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Congresswomen Carol Shea-Porter (NH-01) and Annie Kuster (NH-02) have announced a call for entries for the 2017 Congressional Art Competition. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 06:35 PM

Newport Farmers Market seeking vendors for 2017 &nbsp

NEWPORT — The Newport Farmers Market is accepting vendor applications for the 2017 season. The season will run every Friday from 3-6 p.m., rain or shine, from May 19 to Oct. 6. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 01:55 PM

Goshen program focuses on the 'Forgotten Women of WWI' &nbsp

GOSHEN — Commemorating the 100th anniversary of America's entrance into World War I in April 1917, the Olive G. Pettis Memorial Library will host the free program, "Rosie's Mom: Forgotten Women of World War I," at 6:30 p.m. Friday, April 7. More...

Posted 4/4/2017 07:04 PM

Kurn Hattin 6th and 8th graders win writing contest &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Kurn Hattin students created the perfect ending last Tuesday night at the 17th Annual Ziggy Ostrowski Mystery Writing Contest. Held at the Kurn Hattin School, participating students in Mrs. More...

Posted 4/18/2017 05:51 PM

Apicella joins VNH as chief financial officer &nbsp

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. — Christine M. Apicella, MBA has been named chief financial officer for Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire (VNH). More...

Posted 4/18/2017 05:43 PM

Become a national park volunteer &nbsp

The Upper Valley’s two national parks — Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller National Historical Park in Woodstock, VT and Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site in Cornish — are seeking volunteers of all ages for the 2017 season.  A variety of positions ar More...

Posted 4/18/2017 05:09 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 2 12:55 a.m. — Officer checked the well-being of a resident at the request of another police department. There was no contact with the resident. 9:42 a.m. More...

Posted 4/17/2017 07:52 PM

Police seeking 2 suspects in attempted burglary &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Police are seeking two in connection with an attempted burglary that took place at the Jiffy Mart Shell in Rockingham early Sunday morning.  More...

Posted 4/16/2017 08:12 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 9 12:31 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to 67 Maple Ave. More...

Posted 4/16/2017 05:40 PM

Windsor Schools Quarter 3 Honor Roll &nbsp

7th Grade Academic Achievement Khale Coffran, Karen Kapuscinski, Haile McCoy, Reese Perry, Ember Pikramenos, Elliot Rupp.Responsible and Involved Citizenship Dalton Clifford, Reese Perry, Ember Pikramenos, Elliot Rupp. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 08:26 PM

Donations needed for student trip &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — River Valley Technical Center is proud to announce that Elijah Pianka and Tanner Bischofberger of the Audio Video Production Program won the Gold Medal in Television Production at SkillsUSA Vermont. More...

Posted 4/14/2017 08:09 PM

Former Air Force flight surgeon to speak at VNA Women's Luncheon &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Marion J. Hardy DO, osteopathic physician, will be the special guest speaker at the 18th annual “Women Who Make A Difference Luncheon” on May 17 at Colby-Sawyer College.  More...

Posted 4/14/2017 07:39 PM

TLC Family Resource Center hosts film, discussion &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The TLC Family Resource Center will be screening the new documentary, "Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope," at 12 p.m. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 07:22 PM

Kurn Hattin hosts a successful jazz invitational &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — Golden light danced off saxophones, trumpets and trombones while jazz tunes blasted through the auditorium last night at the Kurn Hattin Jazz Invitational concert. More...

Posted 4/13/2017 08:26 PM

Walpole Reuse Center seeking volunteers &nbsp

WALPOLE — Spring has officially arrived, and with it comes the opening of the Reuse Center at the Walpole Recycling Center. The organization is putting a call out for volunteers to help operate the center for operation for the coming season. More...

Posted 4/12/2017 01:42 PM

Union Street School students learn about the importance of helmets &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Ask any student at Union Street School in Springfield who Michael Schwarz is and the response you’ll receive is fit for a celebrity sighting. More...

Posted 4/12/2017 07:13 PM

Windsor news &nbsp

Easter Bake SaleThe Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center Auxiliary’s Easter Bake Sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 15 at the American Legion Hall on State Street in Windsor. More...

Posted 4/12/2017 05:55 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 2 12:07 a.m. — Arrest made on a bench warrant and driving after revocation or suspension. 9:33 a.m. — Calle reported personal property lost on Bascom Road. 9:46 a.m. More...

Posted 4/11/2017 05:07 PM

2nd 'The Voices that Care' competition this Saturday &nbsp

NEWPORT — “The Voices that Care,” a local contest modeled after the television show, is set to take the stage for the second year at the Newport Opera House this Saturday. More...

Posted 4/10/2017 06:33 PM

Kitchen table among items stolen in Rockingham burglary &nbsp

ROCKINGHAM — Vermont State Police say a kitchen table and chairs were among items reported stolen from a mobile home on Brockways Mills Road in Rockingham sometime between November of 2016 and April of 2017.Miscellaneous hand tools were also reported More...

Posted 4/10/2017 06:27 PM

Amtrak Trains forum in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The City of Claremont Amtrak Ad Hoc Committee is hosting an Amtrak Trains Forum from 6:30 to 8 p.m.  Tuesday, April 11, at the new CSB Community Center on 152 South St., in Claremont.    More...

Posted 4/10/2017 03:38 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, April 2 2:03 a.m.: Engine 3 responded to 45 Central St. More...

Posted 4/9/2017 07:22 PM

Police seeking suspect of late night auto theft &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the alleged perpetrator of a late night assault and theft at the Walmart in Claremont. More...

Posted 4/8/2017 04:41 PM

Newbury named a 2016 Tree City USA &nbsp

NEWBURY, N.H. — Newbury, New Hampshire has been named a 2016 Tree City USA by the Arbor Day Foundation in honor of its committment to effective urban forest management.     More...

Posted 4/7/2017 03:01 PM

Mayoral Notes &nbsp

Community engagement makes all the difference

 We are in the midst of the legislative session, and there can be no doubt that our voices are being heard on a number of issues at the state level.  While the legislative process may be frustrating at times, recent votes on a number of bil More...

Posted 4/6/2017 08:30 PM

Weathersfield School Second Trimester Honor Roll &nbsp

Weathersfield School Second Trimester Grade 5 High Honors Jameson Gaito, Madison Lawyer, Tori McNamara, Anneka Yuengling.HonorsNyome Athorne, Dory Hindinger, Christopher Lewallen, Olivia Magliola, Devan Metzger, Noah Milligan, Kobe Ovitt-Farr, R More...

Posted 4/6/2017 04:02 PM

CT River Watershed Council becomes Connecticut River Conservancy &nbsp

GREENFIELD, Conn. —  The Connecticut River’s leading nonprofit advocate, the Connecticut River Watershed Council, is now Connecticut River Conservancy (CRC). More...

Posted 4/5/2017 08:36 PM

Growing interest in backyard flock prompts poultry event at Claremont Tractor Supply &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Tractor Supply Company store at 419 Main St., in Claremont will host a backyard poultry event from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. More...

Posted 4/5/2017 06:21 PM

Rec committee considering fall festival &nbsp

CHARLESTOWN — Town recreation officials are looking to supplement the annual Winter Carnival with a Fall Festival starting this September in Charlestown.The Recreation Committee discussed the possibility of adding a Fall Festival at its March me More...

Posted 4/4/2017 11:50 PM

Savings Bank of Walpole elects first woman chair of the board &nbsp

KEENE — Savings Bank of Walpole is pleased to announce Sylvia McBeth has been appointed Chair of the Board of Trustees, becoming the first woman to be elected to this position in Savings Bank of Walpole’s 142-year history. More...

Posted 4/4/2017 04:08 PM