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DUI #2 charges after rollover crash in Westminster

WESTMINSTER — A 35-year-old man was arrested for his second DUI following a crash in Westminster yesterday. The single-vehicle rollover crash took place on Sweetwood Hill Road. Following an investigation, police allege the driver, identified as Kenneth M. Hoyt, of Westminster, was operating under the influence of alcohol. He...
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DUI crash on Route 11, Londonderry

LONDONDERRY — A 62-year-old man from Andover was arrested for DUI following a crash in Londonderry yesterday. The single-vehicle crash took place on Route 11 at around 6:15 p.m. Police say the driver, Dana Griswold, sustained serious injuries and was transported to Springfield Hospital. While at Springfield Hospital, Griswold...
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Firework companies face shipping problems ahead of July 4

JAFFREY, N.H. — Thousands of fireworks cases will be loaded up and shipped across New England this week from Atlas Fireworks at their Jaffrey warehouse. Vice president Matt Shea said demand is steady despite record-high inflation. "This is a crazy weekend for us," Shea said. "We haven't seen the...

SEVCA Community Solar program accepting applications

REGION – SEVCA’s Community Solar for Community Action (CS4CA) program is now accepting applications. Solar panels installed at SEVCA’s Westminster facility have been quietly generating power and savings for fifty households since August 2019. Each year, member households have received around $300 in payments towards their electricity bill and have been able to put those savings to good use elsewhere in their budget.

Costs explode for July 4th fireworks displays

Five years ago it cost $5,000 to ship a container of fireworks from China; this year it cost $45,000, according to East Montpelier-based Northstar Fireworks, which puts on fireworks shows throughout the Twin States. Read the story on VTDigger here: Costs explode for July 4th fireworks displays.

Cavendish Concerts begin with Gypsy Reel

PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – The Cavendish Community and Conservation Association and the Town of Cavendish invite everyone to spend an evening having fun on the Svec Memorial Green in Proctorsville on Wednesday, July 6, 2022, starting at 6 p.m., when the annual summer music series kicks off with the sounds of Gypsy Reel.

The Magnificent 7: Must See, Must Do, June 29-July 5

Stowe Theatre Guild presents Tru, Jay Presson Allen's witty and tragic one-man play about the last, lonely years of Truman Capote's life, at the Stowe Town Hall Theatre. John Weltman plays the title character, who ruminates on the loss of most of his friendships after the publication of chapters from a novel that failed to effectively disguise the author's real-life inspiration.
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Digital Exclusive: A Visit to MacDowell Colony in Peterborough, NH

Weekends with Yankee co-host Richard Wiese visits the MacDowell Colony, an artists’ colony in Peterborough, New Hampshire, where they foster the arts. The Colony has hosted such legends as composers Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein and Our Town playwright Thornton Wilder. This video was created in partnership with the...

Handwritten notes from Heaven

WELLINGTON, Colo., -- "Just a reminder ... I love you." That brief sentence was inscribed in black ink on a bright colored notecard. It's in cursive. Always cursive. Lori Watts pulled it from a glass jar that sits in her home office in Windsor. This has been her daily routine...

Richard Dwinell, 1938-2022 🇺🇸

BALTIMORE, Vt. – Richard D. Dwinell, 84, of Baltimore, Vt., passed away on Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on March 19, 1938, in St. Johnsbury, Vt. to the late Edward L. and Maisie I. Adams-Dwinell. Richard served eight years in...

Gilbert Gay, 1936-2022 🇺🇸

N. WALPOLE, N.H. – Gilbert “Gibby” Elwin Gay, of North Walpole, passed away on June 9, 2022, surrounded by his three children who loved him dearly. He was 86 years old. He was born in Bellows Falls on March 22, 1936, along with his twin sister, Gloria, to Marguerite (Harrington) and Robert L. Gay Sr. He attended school in Gageville and was a 1955 graduate of Bellows Falls High School. Gibby served in the U.S. Air Force, which included a tour in Korea.

State grants create summer programs for Afghans, training for teachers serving newcomers

The Vermont Agency of Education is making grants to refugee organizations and schools this summer to support newly arrived Afghan refugees. U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Vermont in the Burlington area and the Ethiopian Community Development Council in Brattleboro will each receive $100,000 to provide programming this summer to help Afghan youth and families learn English, gain skills, be matched with mentors, find community and receive mental and emotional support. ...

Kyle Murphy wins 2022 Elite Men Pro Road National Championships

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Kyle Murphy of Townshend, Vt. won the 2022 Elite Men Pro Road National Championships on Sunday,. Murphy completed 17 laps of the 6.8-mile route with a time of 4:27:48, just three seconds ahead of the second-place cyclist, Tyler Stites of Tuscon, Az. The total length of...