Monthly Archives: January 2014

Springfield VT Woman Arrested for Illegal Guns in NJ

A Springfield VT woman is in a NJ Jersey jail in lieu of $50,000 cash bail after police found two illegal guns and $6,000 in cash in her car on Tuesday. Bergen County Police say they stopped the red Honda

Posted in Uncategorized

Special School District Meeting for Goshen Lempster School District This Saturday

The Goshen/Lempster School District will hold a Special Meeting on Saturday Feb. 1 at 7 pm in the Goshen Lempster School gymnasium. The meeting is to reconsider Article 8 from the 2013 School Warrant. SAU 71 Superintendent Michelle Munson says

Posted in Uncategorized

Six-Year Old Go Kart Racer From Washington NH Seeks Your Vote

A Washington NH second grade, go kart racer has entered into a national sponsorship contest for a $5,000 prize. Joel Belanger age 6 , has won 7 races this year – his first year of racing. He also placed second

Posted in Uncategorized

Claremont Getting Three More Firefighters

Claremont is getting three addition Firefighters thanks to a SAFER (staffing for adequate fire and emergency) grant for over $500,000. The grant will cover salary and benefits for three firefighters for two years. Fire Chief Rick Bergeron said they received

Posted in Uncategorized

Lebanon Man Arrested for Georges Mills Assault

A Lebanon man was arrested for an assault in Georges Mills this past Saturday. Sunapee Police Sergeant E. Neill Cobb said they answered an assault call and arrested Scott Truman who had assaulted a person for what police believe a

Posted in Uncategorized

Claremont Police Chief – NH, VT and Maine Have Opiate Epidemic

Claremont Police Chief Alex Scott addressed the City Council last night to reassure the Council and Claremont residents that Claremont is not in the midst of a crime spree as reported in local papers. Scott said although there have been

Posted in Uncategorized

Etna Man Arrested For Threats on Facebook Page

Hanover Police arrested an Etna man Wed. afternoon after he made comments on his Facebook page threatening to harm officers of the Hanover Police Department and their children. Police say a concerned citizen reported David Barr for the Facebook posts

Posted in Uncategorized

Newbury Man Charged with Motor Vehicle Violations after Crashing into Tree

A Newbury man was charged with several motor vehicle violations after he lost control of his 2007 Suburban and hit a tree trying to elude a deputy sheriff yesterday afternoon. Police say 39-year-old Christopher Fortugno starting driving faster on Bradford

Tagged with:
Posted in Uncategorized

Local 4-H Clubs Enjoy International Food Day

Children, parents and leaders of eleven 4-H clubs representing Acworth, Charlestown, Claremont, Lempster, Newport and Plainfield came together in the cafeteria of the Newport High School to share International food, friendship and a variety of fitness activities last Saturday.  Members

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in Uncategorized

Hartland VT Fire Department Hosts Information Session

The Hartland Volunteer Fire Department is having an information session on Thursday, Jan. 30 at 7pm at the Fire Station located at 55 Route 12 for residents to attend. The department plans to replace a 20 year old first due

Posted in Uncategorized