Vermont State Police probe another death of a person in custody at Springfield prison
Romeo Reome III, 53, of Brattleboro, was found unresponsive in his cell Wednesday morning, following his treatment at Springfield Hospital. The cause of Reome’s death remains under investigation. Read the story on VTDigger here: Vermont State Police probe another death of a person in custody at Springfield prison.
Missing man found dead Newport woods
NEWPORT, N.H. (WCAX) - A sad ending to the search for a missing man. Newport Police say after a lengthy investigation, 40-year-old Mark Hudson was found dead in a wooded area off of Paradise Road in Newport. Hudson’s cause of death is yet to be determined.
Man arrested for maiming someone who gave him a ride in Rockingham
ROCKINGHAM – Vermont State Police have arrested Christopher Vanacore, 40, of Rockingham today. He was charged for aggravated assault and maiming after he physically assaulted Gerald Jenisch, 51, also of Rockingham, on US Route 5. According to the police report, Jenisch was driving south on US Route 5 when...
Driver in ‘hero dog’ crash on I-89 guilty of driving under the influence, domestic assault
A North Hartland man who was driving a pickup in a rollover crash that garnered worldwide attention for a rescue that police said was aided by his “hero dog” pleaded guilty last week to drunken driving resulting in serious injury as well as domestic assault. Read the story on VTDigger here: Driver in ‘hero dog’ crash on I-89 guilty of driving under the influence, domestic assault.
Newport, NH police looking for missing man
NEWPORT – Police are looking for a local man they say is missing. The Newport Police Department has entered Mark Hudson into the national database of missing persons and is seeking the public’s help in locating him. Hudson’s whereabouts are unknown, and anyone with information is asked to...
Vermont DOC reports death of inmate at Springfield prison
Administrative Review Initiated at Southern State Correctional Facility (SSCF) Vermont Business Magazine The Vermont Department of Corrections (DOC) is conducting internal administrative and medical reviews following the death of another incarcerated individual on Wednesday. Romeo Reome, 53, of Brattleboro, VT, was found unresponsive in his cell at SSCF in Springfield...
Springfield man sentenced for illegally possessing firearm
SPRINGFIELD – A man who admitted to being a drug user in possession of a firearm has been sentenced to time served followed by three years of supervised release. Paul Lachapelle Jr., 27, of Springfield, Vermont, was sentenced on Friday by. He had previously pleaded guilty to the offense.
Springfield Selectboard hears from VTrans, discusses town audit and road postings
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – At the Springfield Selectboard meeting on March 13, VTrans Scoping Engineer Laura Stone gave a presentation on the proposed culvert replacement project, which plans to replace a section of a 4-foot-wide by 3-foot-high corrugated steel pipe arch culvert on Route 106 with a new 8-foot-wide by 6-foot-high precast concrete box culvert. The culvert is owned by the State of Vermont, and the project will be 80% federally funded and 20% state funded. Stone mentioned the surrounding area is considered a wildlife habitat, and the culvert is a very important structure from a fishery standpoint. Baltimore Brook is a direct tributary to the Black River and adds quality cold-water habitat for several important fish species. Constructed in 1958, the current culvert is below industry standards, and in disrepair.
Full online edition: The Shopper Newspaper 03-22-23
The full online edition is the same as our weekly printed publication. This week’s edition of The Shopper Newspaper features: Springfield hears from VTrans, discusses town audit and road postings; Rockingham Town Hall roof targeted for solar project; BRIC partners with NASA. Every publication also has Arts & Entertainment,...
Box truck crash closes NH section of I-89
GRANTHAM, N.H. (WCAX) - A box truck crash temporarily closed a section of I-89 in Grantham, New Hampshire, early Wednesday. New Hampshire State Police say the driver was headed north just after 3 a.m. when he lost control trying to avoid an animal. The truck hit a guard rail and went down an embankment.
Crossing Boundaries in Thread and Paint
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Want to brighten your winter doldrums?. Gallery at the VAULT is delighted to present “Crossing Boundaries in Thread and Paint,” an amazing, bright, colorful fiber art show by Julie Crabtree on view until April 26. Meet Julie and ask questions at a reception on Saturday, April 1, from 1-2:30 p.m.
Former Windsor fuel company owner sentenced for brutal 2021 assault
Under a plea agreement, Joshua Marcell pleaded guilty to five charges: aggravated domestic assault in the first degree, domestic assault, unlawful restraint in the first degree, interference with access to emergency services and violation of parole. Read the story on VTDigger here: Former Windsor fuel company owner sentenced for brutal 2021 assault.
Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center project to bring more patient beds in May
As hospitals throughout the region continue to struggle to meet demand for healthcare services, Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon is preparing to open additional beds in a new $150 million patient pavilion in May. The expansion at the 32-year-old, 396-bed academic medical center in Lebanon will be gradual, beginning...
“It’s Ghana Be Good” March 28 OLLI Program
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Hank Kaestner, Retired Spice Buyer and International Birder, will present the OLLI-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program “It’s Ghana Be Good” on Tuesday, March 28, at 2 p.m., at the Nolin Murray Center, next to St. Mary’s Church, on Pleasant Street, in Springfield.
Dartmouth Ready for ECAC Championship Beginning Thursday
LYNCHBURG, Va. – The fifth-seeded Dartmouth equestrian team is ready to take on fourth-seeded Sacred Heart to open the ECAC Single Discipline Equestrian Championship on Thursday at 10 a.m. The entire championship is being hosted by Lynchburg. The winner of the Big Green vs. Pioneers on Thursday will advance to face top-seeded Lynchburg in the semifinals Friday.
Putney repair shop getting close to fully operational after a devastating fire 18 months ago
PUTNEY, Vt. — Rod’s Towing and Repair in Putney is getting up and running again after a fire devastated the business in October 2021. “This past January, we got all five bays back up and running. So, it took us that long to be fully up and operational,” said Julie Winchester, of Rod’s Towing and Repairs.
Longtime Woodstock police chief to retire
Woodstock Police Chief Robbie Blish is retiring from the Woodstock Police Department. His last day on the job will be July 16. “Since July 15, 2011, I have had the privilege of being entrusted with leading the Woodstock Police Department […] Read More The post Longtime Woodstock police chief to retire appeared first on The Mountain Times.
Pagano predicts April showers will bring May … showers
KEENE, NH – This Tuesday March 21st, 2023 is the first full day of Spring and WKBK Meteorologist Pat Pagano thinks this spring and into the first part of summer will be warm and rainy. Spring officially arrived in the Monadnock Region at 5:24 pm on Monday. Pagano released...
Police investigate Springfield gunfire
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. (WCAX) - Authorities are investigating reports of gunfire in Springfield Friday afternoon. Vermont State Police and local police were staged on Patnode Way for much of the afternoon after reports of gunfire in the area. Officials tell WCAX no one was hurt but they have provided no other...
With the Power Out, Two Businesses Offered a Respite From the Storm
After a winter storm pummeled Vermont with a few feet of snow last week, leaving tens of thousands of homes without power, Rick Holloway's first thought was: How can we help?. A facilities manager at Chroma Technology, Holloway knew his employer was better prepared than most to weather the storm.
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