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Police arrest man connected to several burglaries in Hanover, N.H.

HANOVER, NH. (WCAX) - An arrest in Hanover New Hampshire and police believe its a suspect connected to several burglaries. Monday, Hanover police arrested Alex Witheiler for an attempted burglary at Molly’s Restaurant located 43 South Main Street. Police say he tried to break-in through the closed windows and...
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2 wounded in Bath shooting; NH State Police investigating

BATH, N.H. — State police are investigating a shooting in Bath that left two men injured. The shooting happened Tuesday night on West Bath Road. Police said both men are in stable condition. They said everyone involved knows each other and there was no threat to the public.
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Vermont Flannel Has a New Operator

An Indiana man with his own line of made-in-America clothing is the new operator of Vermont Flannel. Vermont Flannel’s founders, Mark and Linda Baker, are stepping down as leaders of the 31-year-old company. Joe Van Deman, who recently started a company called USA Brands, said he's now the primary decision maker for Vermont Flannel, which makes soft cotton clothes and sells them at five stores in the Green Mountain State.

New transitional housing shelter in Central Vermont nearly complete

BERLIN, Vt. (WCAX) - A new Central Vermont transitional housing shelter is just weeks away from opening its doors. The Welcome Center is located along the Barre-Montpelier Road in Berlin where the former Twin City Motel used to be. The $5.5 million shelter will provide rooms and services to 35...

Vermont ski resort to change name

POMFRET, Vt. — Officials from Suicide Six ski resort in South Pomfret announced that they will be rebranding later this summer following concerns about the insensitive nature of the mountain's historical name. S6 released a statement on its website on Tuesday announcing that the current name will be retired...

Traffic stop leads to DUI #2 charges in Barre

BARRE — A 29-year-old man from St. Johnsbury was arrested for his second DUI following an incident in Barre early this morning. Police say they initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle following an observed motor vehicle violation on North Main Street at around 12:30 a.m. The driver was...

Road reopens following tractor-trailer rollover

MONTPELIER, Vt. — Towne Hill Road in Montpelier is now open to through traffic following a tractor-trailer rollover crash earlier this morning. The Montpelier Police Department announced that the road had reopened at 1:16 p.m. on Wednesday. Police had closed off the area near Bliss Road due to a...

2 men injured in New Hampshire shooting

BATH, N.H. (WCAX) - Police say two men were injured in a shooting in Bath, New Hampshire. It happened Tuesday at about 9:30 p.m. on West Bath Road. New Hampshire State Police found two men there with gunshot wounds. They were rushed to the hospital and were reported in stable...

Vermont and New Hampshire cutting fireworks displays due to shipping costs

LEBANON, N.H. — Firework displays are going to cost a whole lot more this year compared to previous years. The cost increase is being attributed to a drastic increase in freight shipping costs. Like most other industries, shipping has gotten more expensive. Pre-pandemic, firework retailers would pay anywhere from...

Suicide Six ski resort to change 'insensitive' historical name

POMFRET, Vt. — A Vermont ski resort with a head-turning name that is steeped in history announced this week plans to rebrand their resort this summer amid concerns about the insensitive nature of the mountain's historical name. Suicide Six, based in in South Pomfret, Vermont, shared the news in...

Woodstock names interim town manager

Tom Yennerell, of Springfield, is a retired town manager who is now spending some of his retirement taking on interim roles such as this. He previously served in an interim capacity as Thetford town manager. Read the story on VTDigger here: Woodstock names interim town manager.

Hey Vermont non-profits, Lawson’s Finest Liquids is accepting applicants for its 2023 Sunshine Fund

Lawson’s Finest Liquids recently announced that it is accepting applications from Vermont nonprofit organizations for the 2023 Sunshine Fund calendar. Created to assist nonprofits that support the environment and the people of Vermont, the Sunshine Fund is the heart of the company’s Social Impact Program (SIP). Lawson’s Finest...

Hotel group’s Covid-19 insurance case now up to NH Supreme Court

A New Hampshire-based hotel group’s case against its insurers over Covid-related losses is heading to the NH Supreme Court, and it could be one of the few such cases filed around the country in which the insured has a chance to win, both because of the specific policy involved and a seven-year-old Supreme Court decision relating to cat urine.

Pomfret ski area to announce name change this summer

POMFRET, Vt. (WCAX) - A name change is coming to a popular local ski mountain in the Upper Valley, and while not everyone is on board, the decision is being celebrated by mental health advocates. Suicide Six in Pomfret has a rich history, including being home to one of the...

Police: Man charged with violating abuse prevention order in Berlin

BERLIN — A 27-year-old man was cited following an incident in Berlin on Friday. Authorities say they filed a report of a violation of an abuse prevention order at around 2:40 p.m. Police allege that Steven Chapin, of Berlin, had followed and or stalked the plaintiff in the order.

Truck crashes, spills liquid manure on Montpelier road

After nearly 90 years, a Vermont ski area is changing its name. Bluebird BBQ shares how to make tasty maple wings on the grill.,. A new record for the largest smallmouth bass ever caught in New York. Big step for tiny turtles as they get released in Lake Champlain. Updated:...