'Celtic Music and Tales' at Springfield Town Library &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Town Library is pleased to present "Celtic Music and Tales," at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 15. More...

Posted 3/8/2017 09:45 PM

Sheriff proposes changes to Unity, Lempster service agreement &nbsp

NEWPORT — The Sullivan County Board of Commissioners on Monday approved a proposed law enforcement agreement between the sheriff’s department and the towns of Lempster and Unity pending feedback from both of those towns and the passage of their respe More...

Posted 3/7/2017 12:18 AM

Sunapee's Dalton to compete in NH National Geographic State Bee &nbsp

SUNAPEE — Charles Rupert Dalton, a 7th grader at Sunapee Middle High School, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2017 New Hampshire National Geographic State Bee. More...

Posted 3/7/2017 04:01 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. 26 1:36 a.m. — Caller reported an unwanted man on Maple Street.2:04 a.m. — Arrest made for intoxication and the person was placed into protective custody. 6:06 a.m. — Arrest made for driving after revocation or suspension. More...

Posted 3/7/2017 02:22 PM

GMP and Vermont Magazine announce winner of Vermont Writers' Prize &nbsp

COLCHESTER, Vt. — Rose Wunrow is the winner of the 2017 Vermont Writers’ Prize.  Her story “Where We Start From,” is a poignant story of a young man returning to Vermont on a special mission as an expression of unconditional love. More...

Posted 3/7/2017 02:38 PM

Beliveau named MAHHC director of quality, patient safety and compliance &nbsp

WINDSOR —  Johanna Beliveau, BSN, MBA, RN has been named Director of Quality, Patient Safety, and Compliance at Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC). More...

Posted 3/6/2017 05:23 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. 1911:03 a.m. — Ambulance and police responded to a 12-year-old boy having a seizure. He was taken to the hospital.1:22 p.m. — Officer spoke with a person threatened on Facebook. 6:40 p.m. More...

Posted 3/6/2017 08:56 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. More...

Posted 3/5/2017 03:05 PM

It's maple season &nbsp

A tradition for more than 120 years, Kurn Hattin Homes in Westminster taps their maple trees for sap. Hoping for a good season. More...

Posted 3/3/2017 07:41 PM

Bellows Falls Woman's Club news &nbsp

Members of the Bellows Falls Woman's Club will meet Tuesday, March 14, at the United Church on School Street in Bellows Falls, beginning at 1:30 p.m. More...

Posted 3/3/2017 05:37 PM

New program helps 3SquaresVT recipients find new, better-paying jobs &nbsp

WESTMINSTER — In 2015, Vermont was one of 10 states chosen by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop and test strategies for reducing dependency on the national Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). More...

Posted 3/2/2017 06:41 PM

Cone Automatic Machine Company scholarships available &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The Cone Automatic Machine Company Charitable Foundation scholarship program will continue for the coming school year 2017-2018. More...

Posted 3/2/2017 03:34 PM

'A Pigment of Your Imagination' exhibit on display &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Gallery at the VAULT, 68 Main St., Springfield, presents a new Open Wall show, "A Pigment of Your Imagination." This show includes beautiful photographs, paintings, sculpture, graphite, pipe art/lighting, mixed media, wood art and a won More...

Posted 3/2/2017 04:52 PM

Polling locations, hours for Vermont town meetings &nbsp

It’s that time of year again as Vermont towns and school districts present articles for residents to vote on. Following is a list of dates polling locations for local town and school district voting and meetings: More...

Posted 3/1/2017 08:31 PM

Program offers dental 'screen and clean' for area schools &nbsp

CHESTER — There’s a new face in area schools and she’s spreading healthy happy smiles to the students. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 09:43 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. 12 More...

Posted 2/28/2017 05:41 PM

Man indicted on charges stemming from attempted robbery &nbsp

NEWPORT — A Charlestown man arrested in January for attempting to rob someone at gunpoint for drugs has been indicted by the Sullivan County Superior Court.The superior court handed down the indictment to 25-year-old Andrew Laasanen on Wednesday, Feb More...

Posted 2/26/2017 06:27 PM

McLure to speak at Claremont AARP meeting &nbsp

CLAREMONT — John McLure, well-known baker and proprietor of Baba A Louis Bakery in Chester, Vermont, will be the guest speaker at the Claremont Area AARP Chapter meeting at The Bourdon Center, 67 Maple Ave., Claremont, on March 9 at 1 p.m. More...

Posted 2/26/2017 03:14 PM

Student artwork on display at Main Street Arts &nbsp

SAXTONS RIVER  — The art of Saxtons River Elementary School students will be on display at Main Street Arts from March 9 to April 21 in a show titled, “98 Works of Art.”   More...

Posted 2/24/2017 07:03 PM

Vermonters encouraged to be prepared for potential flooding

WATERBURY — The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for all of Vermont through this weekend. More...

Posted 2/24/2017 04:23 PM

South Newbury church, former schoolhouse added to NH State Register of Historic Places &nbsp

NEWBURY — The New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources has added two properties located in South Newbury to the state Register of Historic Places. More...

Posted 2/23/2017 03:57 PM

Vermont 4-H members compete in equine contests &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Vermont 4-H horse club members had a jam-packed day, Feb. 11, as they competed in the annual Windham and Windsor County 4-H horse hippology and quiz bowl contests. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 05:20 PM

1 arrested, 4 sought for Wal-Mart thefts &nbsp

LEBANON — Police have arrested one and are seeking four in connection with shoplifting at the Wal-Mart in Lebanon.    More...

Posted 2/22/2017 08:03 PM

Rec center looking to install athletic flooring &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The city Parks and Recreation Department is seeking bids from companies to install athletic rubber flooring at the Claremont Savings Bank Community Center’s fitness room.  Parks and Recreation Director Mark Brislin said the plan More...

Posted 2/20/2017 10:39 PM

Charlestown Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017     1:20 p.m.: Officer checked on a subject in the field near Route 12 Auto. More...

Posted 2/20/2017 03:52 PM

Former CEO named to Colby-Sawyer board &nbsp

NEW LONDON — Former cable television CEO William H. Mitchell has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Colby-Sawyer College Board of Trustees starting May 1. The college announced Mitchell’s appointment Friday in a news release. More...

Posted 2/19/2017 07:44 PM

Deen retires from Connecticut River Watershed Council &nbsp

 The Connecticut River Watershed Council (CRWC) has announced that longtime Upper Valley River Steward David Deen will be retiring March 15. More...

Posted 3/8/2017 03:42 PM

Mother, 2 daughters sent to hospital after crash &nbsp

NEWPORT —  A mother and her two young daughters were taken to the hospital Monday night after the car they were riding in crashed into a tree on the John Stark Highway (Route 11/103).   More...

Posted 3/7/2017 09:58 PM

Fall Mountain Food Shelf gets $5,000 grant &nbsp

LANGDON — The Fall Mountain Food Shelf recently received a $5,000 challenge grant from the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. A subsequent matching gift from another foundation helped them meet their fundraising goal.    More...

Posted 3/7/2017 09:10 PM

Amplified Arts to hold 'Hamlet' auditions &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The year 2017 has started on a high note for Amplified Arts, the new collaborative arts venue in downtown Claremont.  More...

Posted 3/7/2017 06:13 PM

Colby-Sawyer College renews commitment to sustainability &nbsp

Colby-Sawyer College Renews Commitment to Sustainability More...

Posted 3/7/2017 02:26 PM

4-H members compete at dairy quiz bowl &nbsp

RANDOLPH CENTER, Vt. — Thirty 4-H'ers from five clubs in Orange and Windsor Counties turned out for the 2017 Central and Southeast Region 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl on March 4. More...

Posted 3/7/2017 02:31 PM

Local parents honored for strength &nbsp

CONCORD — Applause filled the room as Governor Chris Sununu entered the Executive Council Chamber in the State House Wednesday, Feb. 22. More...

Posted 3/6/2017 09:41 PM

Two injured in I-89 crash in Warner &nbsp

WARNER — An 81-year-old Massachusetts man and his passenger were injured in an afternoon crash Monday on Interstate 89 south in Warner. More...

Posted 3/6/2017 07:46 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 weeks ending Feb. More...

Posted 3/3/2017 10:19 PM

Employers sought for job fair &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — Employers looking to fill out their workforce are encouraged to register for the 6th annual River Valley Employment Fair. Register before Friday, March 10 for a discounted early bird registration fee. More...

Posted 3/3/2017 06:04 PM

Candidates prepare to vie for school, municipal seats &nbsp

A handful of candidates will compete for contested municipal and school board seats in southeastern Vermont, with annual town meetings and elections scheduled for the first Monday and Tuesday in March.Candidates running for contested positions on loc More...

Posted 3/3/2017 03:58 AM

Newport briefs &nbsp

The Meals-on-Wheels program in Sullivan County is in need of some valuable volunteers to assist with packaging and preparing meals. Volunteer hours can be as little or as much as an individual is able to give. More...

Posted 3/2/2017 05:03 PM

'How to Have a Difficult Conversation' &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — On Tuesday, March 14 at 7 p.m., Curtiss Reed, executive director of Vermont Partnership for Fairness and Diversity, will present and facilitate a talk/workshop on "How To Have A Difficult Conversation" at Rockingham Library. More...

Posted 3/2/2017 05:16 PM

Henry Homeyer to speak at garden club meeting &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD — The public is invited to hear garden writer and Eagle Times columnist Henry Homeyer deliver a PowerPoint presentation on Wednesday, March 8, at 2 p.m. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 09:50 PM

Kindergarten registration time &nbsp

It’s Kindergarten Registration/ Screening time at Weathersfield School. More...

Posted 3/1/2017 07:12 PM

Newport Police Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. 19  10:38 a.m. — Caller reporting a stray dog on Unity Road.  11:11 a.m. — Caller reported a parking complaint on Chandlers Mill Road.  1:34 p.m. — Caller requested an officer for a civil standby on Sullivan Street.  More...

Posted 2/28/2017 02:10 PM

Claremont Fire Department log &nbsp

Sunday, Feb. 19 9:50 p.m.: Engine 3 responded to Central Street for a medical call.  Monday, Feb. More...

Posted 2/26/2017 03:08 PM

Historic series to be held this spring &nbsp

BELLOWS FALLS — The Rockingham Historical Commission, with the help of several are organizations, will be holding a spring lecture series featuring five notable speakers starting March 9.  More...

Posted 2/26/2017 03:22 PM

61st Apple Blossom Cotillion rehearsals underway &nbsp

SPRINGFIELD  —  The 61st Apple Blossom Cotillion is almost three months away, but the hard work for its participants began Sunday, Jan. 8, at Riverside Gymnasium in Springfield and will continue every Sunday until the big night on May 6. More...

Posted 2/24/2017 06:54 PM

Former restaurant to undergo asbestos study &nbsp

CLAREMONT — The city's director of Planning and Development said a federally funded assessment of the former Pleasant Restaurant at 56 Opera House Square will determine the extent of discovered asbestos contamination and how to get rid of it. &n More...

Posted 2/24/2017 04:30 AM

Local anti-drug coalitions gather in Washington &nbsp

Representatives from Windham County’s community coalitions traveled to Washington, D.C. More...

Posted 2/23/2017 06:43 PM

Chester police get canine officer &nbsp

CHESTER — All heads turned in the town hall when Chester Police Chief Richard Cloud entered the upstairs meeting room with his dog, Dutch. They were on the agenda at the Feb. More...

Posted 2/22/2017 09:58 PM

James Newhall named Employee of the Month at Mt. Ascutney Hospital &nbsp

WINDSOR — Mt. Ascutney Hospital and Health Center (MAHHC) has named James Newhall, who works in the hospital’s Housekeeping Department, as Employee of the Month for January 2017. More...

Posted 2/21/2017 03:13 PM

Fly tying course set in Claremont &nbsp

CLAREMONT — Interested in learning the art of fly tying? The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department’s Let’s Go Fishing Program is offering a free five-week introductory course on Wednesday evenings in March (March 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29) in Claremont. More...

Posted 2/19/2017 07:49 PM