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Brattleboro fire claims the life of a cancer survivor and beloved community volunteer
“She had helping other people on the top of her mind,” said a friend of 61-year-old Deirdre Baker, who endured a decade of surgeries before perishing in a weekend blaze. Read the story on VTDigger here: Brattleboro fire claims the life of a cancer survivor and beloved community volunteer.
Northlands Festival Reveals Initial 2024 Lineup Featuring Goose, Greensky Bluegrass & More
Goose, Greensky Bluegrass, moe. and more are onboard the initial Northlands Music & Arts Festival 2024 lineup. The two-day event returns to Swanzey, New Hampshire June 14 and 15. Also among the first round of artists are Eric Krasno & Friends, Mihali, Sierra Hull, Dopapod, Spafford, TAUK, Giant Panda Guerilla...
Mexican national arrested in Keene sentenced to prison
KEENE, NH – A Mexican national who spent counterfeit currency at various Keene businesses was sentenced in federal court Tuesday for his illegal reentry into the United States after twice being deported. According to a news release from US Attorney Jane E. Young’s office, Luis Aragon-Lara, 40, plead guilty...
Cause of deadly Brattleboro fire ruled accidental
Investigators say Deirdre Baker, 61, died Saturday night.
High-Speed Chase on Route 9 Ends in Crash, Local Authorities on Manhunt
On November 25, 2023, Trooper Troy Couillard of the New Hampshire State Police initiated a high-speed chase that ended in a car crash. While patrolling in Sullivan, Couillard detected a vehicle speeding westbound on Route 9. The driver didn't stop when signaled, leading to a chase. The vehicle hit speeds of up to 90 MPH before crashing into a utility pole.
Police warn residents of recent towing scheme
Local police departments are warning residents of a recent scheme involving a fake company called "Miley Towing", its reported address as at an abandoned building.
Multiple crews battle fire at home in Guilford, VT
GUILFORD, Vt. — A fire caused serious damage to a home in Guilford on Monday. The Guilford Volunteer Fire Department said they received word of a structure fire at a home on Stage Road and found flames coming out of the windows in one part of the house when they arrived.
Can You Recommend a Handyperson for Very Small Jobs in Brattleboro?
I need an occasional handyperson to do some light jobs such as changing smoke detector batteries, overhead light bulbs, etc. – i.e., mainly things that require “ladder work” for a small apartment in Brattleboro. I’d pay per job as needed, but it’s not a job for ANGI (Angie’s List) signup. Any suggestions?
Greenfield Human Rights Award Ceremony Planned For Dec. 10th
(Greenfield, MA) The Greenfield Human Rights Commission will be holding an award ceremony to recognize a community member who exemplifies the commission’s values of promoting a positive community and uniting people. The ceremony will be held on Sunday, December 10th at 12 p.m. in the John Zon Community Center and will include remarks from local officials, live performances, and refreshments. Nominations for the Greenfield Human Rights Award are still being accepting until December 7th.
Man arrested following domestic disturbance in Vernon
VERNON — A domestic disturbance with reported injuries led to the arrest of a Brattleboro man Wednesday morning, according to the Windham County Sheriff’s Office. Deputies responded to a call at approximately 10:56 a.m. regarding an altercation on Broad Brook Road. Upon arrival, they identified the individuals involved...
Keene City Council set to vote on new recommendations for lower Winchester Street project
The Keene City Council is poised to vote on the upcoming lower Winchester Street project, plans for which include two new roundabouts along the corridor connecting the Elm City to Swanzey. The council’s Municipal Services, Facilities and Infrastructure Committee is recommending the two roundabouts, as well as raised medians along...
Brattleboro blaze claims one life, multiple departments respond
BRATTLEBORO — A structure fire at 46-48 Lexington Avenue late Saturday evening resulted in one fatality, with emergency crews battling the blaze into the early hours of Sunday. Central Station and Station 2 were dispatched at 9:58 p.m. to the reported fire. Engine 2 arrived on the scene at...
WSESD Policy and Amendment Committee Meeting Agenda
WSESD Policy and Amendment Committee will meet Tuesday, December 5, 2023 at 2:30pm. in the WSESU Central Office, 53 Green Street, Brattleboro and remotely via Zoom. https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87955108893?pwd=ub9DDdZEOobxKLqXwbNPURdSxEucpR.1. Meeting ID: 879 5510 8893 Passcode: 7tarxC. One Tap mobile. +13126266799,,87955108893#,,,,*650985# US (Chicago) +16469313860,,87955108893#,,,,*650985# US. Dial by your location. • +1 312 626...
NH west swanzey's Most Loveable Dogs Eagerly Awaits Forever Homes Today!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of west swanzey..
Amid housing crunch, Keene session spotlights small-plot developments
Upon entering Heberton Hall in Keene on Tuesday evening (on Nov. 21), Keene Community Development staff gave residents several dark green and light blue stickers and directed them to three poster boards, each showing various examples of low-density, medium-density and high-density housing. There, attendees placed the blue stickers next to housing examples they liked and the green stickers beside ones they most preferred.
No Injuries Reported From Guildford Fire
(Guilford, VT) On Monday afternoon a fire broke out in a home at 2518 Stage Road in Guilford, Vermont by the covered bridge over the Green River. Neighbors attempted to use snow to stop the fire as water had been shut off to the building, which was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The cause of the fire is still under investigation and no injuries have been reported. Crews from Bernardston and Colrain responded for mutual aid.
Around the Towns
BRATTLEBORO - On Wednesday, Nov. 29, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Hooker-Dunham Theater in Brattleboro,. Brattleboro area community members present a staged reading of The Gaza Monologues on the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. The Gaza Monologues are testimonies written by ASHTAR youth in 2010,...
Construction Update Brattleboro-Hinsdale Bridge
BF A004(152) TRAFFIC IMPACT: No traffic impacts are scheduled for next week, however, installation of delineators along the Vermont Route 142 corridor has yet to be completed. Crews conducting this operation may utilize traffic control packages as necessary and motorists should continue to drive slow and remain vigilant in the construction zone.
This season seems to be the perfect time to support area artists and presenters, performers, and craftspeople - an apt opportunity to show gratitude for the riches that the arts bring to our lives in southern Vermont.
This year's abundance runs the gamut, promising chances to buy great one-of-a-kind gifts and to enjoy top-notch entertainments. Here's to warming up to the cold, finding light in the darkness, and stepping out to embrace the arts. Enjoy!. Fairs, Markets, Workshops. • Festival of Trees: Governor Hunt House Community Center,...
Brattleboro starts the budget process for FY25
BRATTLEBORO — A first look at the draft proposal of a $22,473,369 operating budget for fiscal year 2025 shows a 2% increase ($434,692) to the current fiscal year's $22,038,677 operating budget. As the budget process continues, any - or none - of 13 potential additional expenses could be included...