Vermont man arrested for driving on drugs in single-vehicle crashGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Vermont Child Care Provider Convicted of Manslaughter in Infant's DeathGary SmithNewsBreak Contributor
Rutland man faces federal indictment for illegal gun possession after domestic violence convictionThe Bullet PointNewsBreak Contributor
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Springfield police seize guns, drugs in traffic stop
SPRINGFIELD — Two loaded firearms, an assortment of drugs, and a significant amount of cash were seized by Springfield police following a traffic stop on Dec. 5 at around 8:40 p.m. The incident began when officers noticed an SUV speeding and disobeying a stop sign at the intersection of...
Super Senior: Wayne Lemire
WEST WINDSOR, Vt. (WCAX) - In warmer weather, Wayne Lemire is a regular, riding the roads in West Windsor. Not a car, but a vintage Farmall tractor, one of many he owns. “I like to hay, I always have,” said Lemire, who has been haying in the area since the ‘70s. “I did a lot of land back then... I’m not young anymore.”
New Home Needed: Meet the Latest Adorable Dogs Up for Adoption in manchester, VT
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around manchester.
White River Junction gets new bookshop with benefits
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (WCAX) - For the first time in a decade, there’s a bookstore in downtown White River Junction. And by simply buying a book, customers are also giving back to the community. Cover to Cover Books on South Main Street has only been open a couple...
Local Residents Invited to Discuss FEMA Reimbursements and State Highway Funds on Dec. 14th
The Selectboard will hold a public meeting on December 14, 2023, to discuss the receipt of additional funds. These funds are FEMA reimbursements for damages from the flood on July 29-30, 2021.
Trans 101 at Springfield Town Library
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Springfield Town Library is a welcoming space where kindness matters. What does it mean when someone says they are transgender? And what’s the deal with the pronouns? Unsure of what to say/not say to a trans person? Are you looking for a better understanding of transgender issues?
Free Car Seat Event on Wednesdays at the Mt. Tabor Fire Department
PARSIPPANY, NJ - There is a free car seat event on Wednesdays at the Mt. Tabor Volunteer Fire Department. Residents are welcome to stop by and have their child's car seat checked for proper installation. The hours are between 9am and 3pm and the Fire Departent is located at 72 South Powder Mill Road.
Seraphic Fire performs in Grafton
GRAFTON, Vt. – “A Seraphic Fire Christmas” in Grafton, Vt., returned for a third performance and did not disappoint, drawing a packed crowd to the Grafton Brick Meeting House, including many new faces. The program featured a celebration of Seraphic Fire’s “best of the best” of their four Christmas recordings. A sampling of the pieces included audience favorites like “O come, O come Emmanuel,” and “Carol of the Bells,” also known as “the Ukrainian Bell Carol,” along with the most requested, “Jesus Christ the Apple Tree.” The hour and a half program received several standing ovations, and closed the evening with “Silent Night.”
RTK request further ratchets up tension between officials in Keene, Cheshire County
Saying Cheshire County Administrator Chris Coates had put him in a “most difficult position,” Keene Fire Chief Donald Farquhar has provided the city council and Cheshire County with copies of a federal complaint he signed alleging the county misused $3.5 million in federal pandemic-relief funds in creating Cheshire EMS.
Rescued stained-glass window has new owner
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – A very large and elaborate stained-glass window, known as “The Parable of the Sower,” which was rescued from the old and now demolished Methodist meeting house two years ago, is now being moved from its current location at the Bellows Falls train station. Two years ago, the window, which is 14 feet tall and 8 feet wide, was removed from the building at 66 Atkinson Street and stored at the local train station facility.
SoVerA December monthly meeting
CHESTER, Vt. – Join the Southern Vermont Astronomy Group (SoVerA) on Dec. 12, at 7 p.m., for a presentation on Venus by member Kevin Paquet. This will be a hybrid meeting – in person at the Chester Town Hall, 556 Elm Street in Chester, and online at www.zoom.us/j/94691230307.
A Taste of Italy in Keene: Five Italian Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we explore five top-notch Italian restaurants in Keene. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If yes, we would love to hear about your experiences. Please share your thoughts in the comments section below.
Springfield holds public hearing on Riverwalk alternatives
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – At 6:02 p.m. on Monday night, Nov. 27, Springfield Selectboard Chair Kristi Morris called a public hearing to order for the purpose of discussing three options for a pedestrian and bike path along River Street, from Chester Road to Elm Hill Street. Stantec engineer Israel Maynard was at the meeting to present the three alternatives and hear any questions and concerns from the public.
Watch Pink Talking Fish Bring Giant Country Horns Back To Colonial Theatre For Phish Classics
Pink Floyd/Talking Heads/Phish tribute act Pink Talking Fish delivered a show at The Colonial Theatre in Keene, New Hampshire on Saturday, December 2 where they welcomed Phish collaborators the Giant Country Horns. Not only did the show take place on the 40th anniversary of Phish’s first show, it also saw Giant Country Horns returning to The Colonial where a historic Phish concert with GCH took place on July 12, 1991.
Examining the 5 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Sullivan County, New Hampshire!
Sullivan County, New Hampshire, known for its scenic beauty and historical landmarks, also faces challenges with crime in certain areas. Despite being a rural county with around 43,000 residents, it’s important to recognize areas with higher crime rates. Crime Rate of Sullivan County Compared to Other Counties in New...
7 principals in 7 years
BSD Superintendent Tom Flanagan announced Principal Debra Beaupre’s resignation from her position in an email sent to BHS students and families on November 21. Sabrina Westdijk assumed the role of acting principal after Beaupre was put on administrative leave and will continue until further notice – making her BHS’s seventh principal since 2016.
Upper Valley families, MVCS sue Vermont over policy on transgender athletes
Two Upper Valley families are plaintiffs in a federal lawsuit challenging Vermont’s rules on transgender athletes in high school sports, arguing that the state’s inclusive policies violate their religious beliefs and are discriminatory. The lawsuit also asks the court to order the defendants to pay “nominal” and “compensatory”...
Bellows Falls Woman’s Club December meeting
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Bellows Falls Woman’s Club will meet on Dec. 12, at the United Church on School Street, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Members Dianne Potter and Ruth Keefe will demonstrate cake-decorating techniques. At the Nov. 14 meeting, club members and guests heard Samantha Howard, youth...
Santa and the Grinch help ring-in Christmas season
REGION – On Saturday, Dec. 2, the Village of Weston was beginning to look a lot like Christmas during the annual Christmas in Weston celebration. Groups of friends and families walked through the village, popping in and out of shops, grabbing some hot cider, or warming their hands over the wood fires.