Monthly Archives: September 2012

Police Seek Man Wanted In NH and VT

Hartford VT. Police are seeking information on the whereabouts of a 42-year-old Hartford VT man wanted in VT and NH. Police say they have issued warrants for Shawn Meiklejohn for Violation of a Restraining Order, Attempting to Elude, Careless and

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Newport Food Pantry Short on Cereal and Non Food Products

Rich Chappal, director of the Newport Area Association of Churches’ Food Panty says he is in need of cereal, eggs and non-food products. The down turn in the economy and high gas prices has many working families turning to the

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Troops to Trucks for Veterans

Veterans living in NH with experience driving heavy-duty military vehicles can now obtain a Commercial Driver’s License without taking the costly CDL road test. Troops to Trucks is a new program from NH Motor Vehicle Department to help veterans get

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New Service from Springfield VT Police

Springfield VT police department is offering fingerprinting services on Tuesdays 1:00 – 2:45 pm, and Thursdays 9:00-10:45 am. Appointments are required as well as a completed Fingerprint Authorization form filled out and signed by the agency requesting the fingerprinting. In

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Newport Experiencing Drought Conditions

Newport is experiencing drought conditions, and the town has begun the first phase of its water conservation program according to Robert K. Naylor, Superintendent of Newport’s and Water and Sewer Department. All nonessential water use is prohibited for Town use,

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New London Hospital Receives Historic $700,000 Gift from Anonymous Donor

New London Hospital received its largest non capital gift in its 194-year history. The donor of the $700,000.00 gift, stipulated the funds “be used for improving the health of the community and the patients served by the hospital.” The gift

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Suit Filed in VT Asks for Removal of Obama’s Name from Ballot

A Washington, Vt., resident and defeated Republican candidate for VT US Senate, H. Brooke Paige filed a 40-page lawsuit in Washington County Superior Court in Montpelier. Paige claims President Barack Obama is ineligible to seek the White House and demanding

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Springfield Police Find Cache of Drugs During Traffic Stop

The Springfield Vt. Police found cocaine, Marijuana, Oxycodone and other unidentified drugs after thy stopped a Glastonbury, CT man during a traffic stop on Sunday. The drugs were sent to the state lab for analysis and Paul Kapij, 40 was

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CT Man Faces Mulitple Charges in Springfield VT.

Springfield VT Police arrested a Connecticut man on Friday for Unlawful Trespassing, Simple Assault and Reckless Endangerment. Police say Andrew Nieves 28, of Seymour CT forced his way into a residence and started an altercation with Brittany Rogers of Springfield,

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Croydon Minister Ordained

After 20 years of ministering to members of the Croydon Congregational Church, Donna Leslie was ordained on Sunday, Sept. 16. Leslie started ministering to church members and those in surrounding towns when the church had barely enough people to keep

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