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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...
Four people, two dogs displaced by fire at apartment building in Brattleboro
BRATTLEBORO, Vt. — Four people and two dogs were displaced on Tuesday after a fire at a two-story apartment building in Brattleboro. The Brattleboro Fire Department said they received a call about an incident at a three-unit apartment building on Western Avenue just before 11:30 p.m. and found smoke coming from the second-story unit.
Miraculous Escape in Vermont Highlights Global Road Safety Challenges and Progress
A recent incident in Arlington, Vermont, serves as a stark reminder of the unpredictability of road accidents and the vital role of safety measures. A 17-year-old driver miraculously escaped injury when their Jeep Grand Cherokee veered off VT Route 7A and into a ditch, traveling 40 feet before coming to an abrupt stop. The vehicle sustained total loss, yet the teenager, securely fastened by a seatbelt, walked away unharmed. Vermont State Police responded promptly, with no other vehicles involved and the cause of the crash under investigation.
New owners of Mocha Joe’s see themselves as part of Brattleboro’s ‘transition to new generation’
Entrepreneurs purchase iconic coffee shop amid a swirl of change for Brattleboro’s downtown. Read the story on VTDigger here: New owners of Mocha Joe’s see themselves as part of Brattleboro’s ‘transition to new generation’.
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.
Brattleboro asks: Is panhandling ‘essential to a poor person’s survival’ or ‘contributing to chaos’?
The community is one of several in Vermont that once ratified anti-solicitation ordinances, only to drop or stop enforcing them because of legal questions. Now it’s struggling to address complaints voiced in a 1,000-signature petition. Read the story on VTDigger here: Brattleboro asks: Is panhandling ‘essential to a poor person’s survival’ or ‘contributing to chaos’?.
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 Atkins Street and stored at the local train station facility.
Vermont man arrested for driving on drugs in single-vehicle crash
RUPERT, VT – A Vermont man faces charges of driving under the influence of drugs following a single-vehicle accident in Rupert, Bennington County. The incident, which occurred on December 4th, 2023, involved 39-year-old Jeremey M. Cary from Wells, Vermont, who crashed his truck into a power pole on Route 30 near Danforth Drive.
Fire at 1178 Western Ave
Central Station and Station 2 were dispatched at 23:28 on a first alarm to 1178 Western Ave. for smoke on the second floor. Ladder 1 arrived on the scene at 23:32 and FF Chase Ibey reported heavy smoke showing from the second floor of a two-story wood framed structure and requested that a second alarm be dispatched. Ladder 1’s crew stretched a hose line to the second floor to encounter a heavy smoke condition and located the fire in the kitchen/living room area. Engine 2 arrived on the scene and assisted with water supply,fire suppression and ventilation. The fire was reported under control at 00:01.
‘Just three musicians together, playing for each other’
SOUTH NEWFANE — Known locally in several circles from restorative justice trainings to fine cabinetmaking, Dan DeWalt is, at the core, a musician: a solo and ensemble player on piano and trombone, an accompanist, and a composer. Heard on other artists' albums and having produced a couple of his...
Arrests, Charges in Colrain Poaching Incident
In a notable wildlife law enforcement action, Massachusetts State Police have apprehended Ira and Seth Doull following allegations of poaching. The siblings reportedly engaged in illegal hunting activities including the fatal shooting of a deer and a fox.
Northfield man sentenced to prison for rape and strangulation
A Northfield man has been sentenced to two years in state prison and three years of probation, following his conviction for three counts of rape and one count of strangulation.
Selectboard Meeting Notes – Hey Buddy, Can You Spare A Sign?
The Brattleboro Selectboard bravely took no action against a non-existent problem at their most recent meeting. Panhandling isn’t a problem to be solved, and existing laws cover any other potential issues. Perhaps we will make… a sign!. The Library has a strategic plan, housing development is lackluster, the...
Two Bennington County residents face charges after fight at Dollar General
Two people are facing charges after a fight at a Dollar General in Bennington County. Vermont State Police responded to the store in the town of Pownal at about 5:49 p.m. on Monday for a report of a fight involving several people. An investigation determined that a verbal argument began in the store and spread outside into a physical altercation.
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in brattleboro, VT?
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to brattleboro..
‘We’re all strong’
BRATTLEBORO — Thelma Sharlow, who has lived in town for 77 of her 94 years, says that her life "has been complicated." Her story started in the hills of West Virginia where her father cared for Sharlow and her two sisters, Kitty and Eva Ann, after their mother walked away from the family when Sharlow - then Thelma Colleen Facemire - was 5 years old.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.99 and $3.25 in Brattleboro as of 2023-12-05. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.229, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Colrain Wood Bank: Community initiative warming homes in need
With people potentially struggling to heat their home during the winter, a "wood bank" has been established in the town of Colrain.
Memories of the Dunklees and their machine shop
MARLBORO — I want to express my appreciation to Fran Lynggaard Hansen for such a great tribute to Lester Dunklee. My earliest remembrance of the R.E. Dunklee and Sons Machine Shop was in the 1940s, when I needed a push lawn mower repaired. In the shop I was quite fascinated by the long shaft overhead that powered the machines. There were various size pulleys along the shaft that were belted to power the machines below. I had been used to seeing belt powered machines on the farm.
Newfane couple charged with child neglect, contributing to delinquency
NEWFANE — Vermont State Police have cited a local couple on charges of child neglect and contributing to the delinquency of a minor on Feb. 10. After receiving a report concerning the welfare of a child, authorities launched an investigation which led to the charges against Adam M. Matyas, 47, and Jessica G. Spinella, 40, both residents of Newfane.