Watch a mother possum carrying a crew of joeys
CLAREMONT, N.H. — A WMUR viewer in Claremont captured photos of a mother possum carrying almost a dozen joeys on her back. Possums are New Hampshire's only marsupial mammal, which means they have a pouch like kangaroos. The animals rarely carry rabies because of their low body temperature and...
Swatting call made to Timson Hill Preschool in Newfane
NEWFANE, Vt. — Police responded to the Timson Hill Preschool in Newfane on Friday afternoon after school officials reported receiving a threatening phone call. Vermont State Police said the call came in around 2:29 p.m. from an unknown person who threatened to carry out a shooting at the school.
Dartmouth cardiologist honored for I-89 rescue
LEBANON, N.H (WCAX) - A doctor at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center was honored Thursday for her actions outside the hospital that saved the life of a local man. Sixty-nine-year-old Terry Dion was driving on Interstate 89 in Lebanon back in February when he went into cardiac arrest. The Enfield man lost control of his vehicle and went off the highway.
BFUHS Alumni Weekend events
BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The 118th annual Bellows Falls High School Alumni weekend kicks off on Friday, June 16, with dances at the Waypoint Center and the American Legion. The Waypoint dance will have the band MV 19, and DJ Excite Mobile. There will be a cash bar, and food available for purchase. All alumni are welcome. At the Legion, DJ KK will be providing music, and there will be snacks provided. This is a 21 and older event.
Boy raises money with lemonade stand for firefighter battling cancer
There was a big show of support for a boy and his lemonade stand in Keene, New Hampshire. Grayson wanted to raise money for a local hero from the Keene Fire Department. He set up a lemonade stand to support Lt. Cooper and his cancer recovery. In the end, the...
Stryhas inducted into VPA Hall of Fame
MONTPELIER, Vt. – A former Black River Academy three-sport standout, who went on to star on the St. Michael’s College basketball team, has been inducted into the Hall of Fame for the Vermont Principals’ Association. Bruce Stryhas was honored for his incredible high school career on the basketball court and soccer and baseball fields in Ludlow.
Ludlow man sentenced on federal gun charge
RUTLAND, Vt. (WCAX) - A Ludlow man acquitted last year of murdering his girlfriend’s baby was sentenced Wednesday on a federal gun charge. Federal authorities say Tyler Pollender-Savery, 28, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Rutland to time served following his guilty plea to possessing firearms while being an unlawful user of controlled substances.
Ludlow man sentenced for possessing firearms while using controlled substances
LUDLOW — Tyler Pollender-Savery, 28, of Ludlow, was sentenced yesterday in the United States District Court in Rutland to a time-served sentence following his guilty plea to possessing firearms while being an unlawful user of controlled substances. Chief United States District Judge Geoffrey W. Crawford also ordered Pollender-Savery to...
Weekend events & road closures in Keene
KEENE, NH – A busy weekend lies ahead in the Elm City with various events going on. The Keene Young Professionals Network is set to hold their third annual Taste of Keene Food Festival in Downtown Keene this Saturday. The event runs from 11:30-4 PM and will feature various food vendors and other activities.
Dartmouth Athletics Announces Leadership Change in Men’s Lacrosse Program
By: Rick Bender HANOVER, N.H. — Mike Harrity, Dartmouth’s Haldeman Family Director of Athletics and Recreation, announced that Dartmouth Athletics has parted ways with head men’s lacrosse coach Brendan Callahan. “At the conclusion of every season, we conduct a holistic review of all facets of each program,” Harrity said. “We are grateful for the dedication and investment of time and…
Dale Mann hired as new CTES Principal
CHESTER, Vt. – The general decorum during the Wednesday evening, May 31, Green Mountain Union School District’s (GMUSD) Special Meeting was vastly different from the previous week. Reinstated board members Kate Lamphere and Katie Murphy were both at the meeting in person, seated along with other board members,...
Lightweight Rowing Places Sixth in Varsity Four Grand Final
WEST WINDSOR, N.J. – In their lone race of the day, the Dartmouth lightweight rowing team placed sixth in the Varsity Four grand final on Saturday at the IRA National Regatta at Mercer Lake. The Big Green finished with a time of 7:36.323. Georgetown claimed the top, finishing with...
Man accused in Colorado armed robbery no longer enrolled at Dartmouth College
HANOVER, N.H. — The Dartmouth College football player charged with stealing more than $150,000 in Colorado is off the team and no longer enrolled at the school. Ahmir Braxton is one of three people accused of stealing the cash while it was being unloaded at an ATM. Investigators used...
Bears maul Wildcats in playdown
WLIMINGTON- Twin Valley and Stratton Mountain School squared off at Baker Field Tuesday afternoon in the first round of the VPA D4 baseball tournament. It was a rough day for the Wildcats, as Stratton pounded out a 24-1 win to move to the quarterfinals. Support local journalism. Access to our...
Springfield man looks to win national Mr. Health and Fitness competition
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Thirty-seven-year-old Ian Currie is a retired Army infantryman from Springfield. He fell off a military vehicle while serving overseas. “I suffered a pretty rough back injury that made serving after a whole lot harder,” Currie said. After doing extensive physical therapy, acupuncture, and other treatments,...
The top 10 places people in Windham County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Windham County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Clinical Case Manager for Behavioral Health Court Program: Providing Comprehensive Treatment and Support for Court-Involved Individuals with Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
The clinical case manager provides clinical case management services to individuals who are court-involved and suffer from substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders, or severe and persistent mental health disorders.
CCCA calendar photo voting open
CAVENDISH, Vt. – The photos have been submitted in the Cavendish Community and Conservation Association’s (CCCA) annual calendar contest, and it is time to start the voting. Any full-time or part-time Cavendish or Proctorsville resident is eligible to vote. Photographers compete for the opportunity to be published as a monthly selection in the annual calendar.
Ahmir Braxton ’25 arrested in connection to armed robbery
Braxton has been charged with stealing more than $150,000 and is awaiting extradition. On May 19, Lebanon police arrested Ahmir Braxton ’25 on a fugitive from justice charge originating from the armed robbery of an armored vehicle in Colorado Springs. Braxton — a member of the Dartmouth football team — is being held in Grafton County jail without bail and is awaiting extradition to Colorado.
Walpole, N.H., Police Near Completion of Drone Policy
(TNS) — The Walpole Police Department is finalizing a policy for a drone it bought last year and has been using occasionally since last summer. Meeting minutes from May 26, 2022, state that the selectboard approved spending $14,332.99 for the drone from the police department revolving fund. The particular model noted in the minutes contains two camera lenses: a wide-angle lens with 4,000-pixel resolution and a lens that has an optical zoom of up to 16 times, according to the manufacturer's website. It also has two sensors: a laser rangefinder that can determine a subject's distance from the camera, and an infrared sensor that detects heat signatures for night observation.
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