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Police look to ID photo in car thefts probe

Police look to ID photo in car thefts probe

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Vermont State Police are continuing to investigate car burglaries in the area. Troopers have asked the public to help identify the man in these photos in connection with thefts from vehicles in the Saxtons River area. If you know the identity of the man or have information about the […]

Thefts from vehicles continue, now in Perkinsville

Thefts from vehicles continue, now in Perkinsville

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Perkinsville has become the latest area community hit by a rash of overnight thefts from vehicles. According to a Vermont State Police press release, sometime during the night of July 30 and the morning of July 31, a thief or thieves broke into eight vehicles parked on Quarry Road, Maple […]

Springfield Hospital, Okemo award scholarships

Springfield Hospital, Okemo award scholarships

Black River grad earns SMCS Lovell Health Career Award Morgan Brown, class of 2018 from Black River High School in Ludlow is this year’s recipient of the Dr. E. Sherburne Lovell Health Career Award offered by Springfield Medical Care Systems. This award contributes $1,000 annually toward a student’s academic pursuit of a career in health […]

Schoolhouse history exhibit in Londonderry

Schoolhouse history exhibit in Londonderry

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC In the 1860s Londonderry was comprised of 13 school districts, each having its own schoolhouse. There was a certain amount of rivalry between the North and South villages and each had its own grammar and high school. These were gradually consolidated until finally in 1965 Flood Brook School became the […]

Missing hiker found in Putney

Missing hiker found in Putney

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC A hiker who was the object of a search by local authorities yesterday was found alive this morning by State Police. Elliot Wikkes, 29, who was separated from his hiking party on the Windmill Hill trails was located on Main Street in Putney just before 2 a.m. on Monday. He […]

Boy in drowning incident dies at DHMC

Boy in drowning incident dies at DHMC

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Five year old Jackson Lawrence died this afternoon at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center after falling in the water at Lowell Lake on Friday. His grandmother, Julie Lawrence, drown in an attempt to save him. Police say that no life jackets were in use at the time of the incident. According […]

Authorities search for missing Windmill Hill hiker

Authorities search for missing Windmill Hill hiker

A hiker who became separated from his companions on Saturday continues to be the focus of a search by the Vermont State Police and other agencies today. According to the VSP, Elliot Wikkes, 29, was hiking with a group on the trails of the Windmill Hill Pinnacle Association in the area of the Ridgeline and […]

Troopers investigate overnight thefts from vehicles

Troopers investigate overnight thefts from vehicles

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Drivers may want to lock their vehicles overnight as the Vermont State Police are investigating a rash of thefts last night in Saxtons River and Putney. According to a VSP press release, police responded to a number of theft complaints this morning after one  or more thieves entered unlocked vehicles […]

Artists sought for Derry exhibit, sale

Artists sought for Derry exhibit, sale

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society will exhibit the works of local artists from Aug. 3 to Sept. 1 at the Custer Sharp House, 2461 Middletown Road, Londonderry. Exhibit hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays and Wednesdays. There will be an artists’ opening reception from 5 to 7 […]

Chester Police seek help finding missing man

Chester Police seek help finding missing man

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Chester Police Department seeking help in finding 20-year-old Brandon Adams-Smith. Adams-Smith was last seen in the Springfield area in early June. He has not been in contact with his family since the end of May 2018. Adams-Smith is approximately 6-feet to 6 feet 2 inches and weighs 150 to […]

Indy school info at Friday's Ludlow Farmers Market

Indy school info at Friday’s Ludlow Farmers Market

The Black River Independent School Committee will host the first in a series of informational events on Friday, July 6 at 4 p.m. at the Ludlow Farmer’s Market, 53 Main St., in Ludlow. The group is working to establish Black River Academy, an independent school serving grades 7-12 in Ludlow and Mount Holly and beyond. […]

New board installed at Family Center; <br> new presidents for Chester, Ludlow Rotaries;<br>Jack Menzie honored with Paul Harris award

New board installed at Family Center;
new presidents for Chester, Ludlow Rotaries;
Jack Menzie honored with Paul Harris award

New board at Chester-Andover Family Center At its annual meeting in June, the Board of Directors of the Chester-Andover Family Center elected a new slate of officers to lead the center over the next year. Stephanie Mahoney was elected president;  Kris Winnicki was chosen as vice president; Georgia Ethier was elected as secretary; Mariette Bock […]

'Go around the gould' at Derry Historical Society

‘Go around the gould’ at Derry Historical Society

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Londonderry Arts and Historical Society  presents Changing Times, an exhibit about the varied uses and owners of North and South Londonderry’s buildings. The historical society is located at the Custer Sharp House, 2461 Middletown Road, in Londonderry. Did you know that Wiley’s garage in South Londonderry had a roller […]

I-91 rolling road block schedule through 7/3

I-91 rolling road block schedule through 7/3

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Vermont Agency of Transportation is replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of June 29, 2018. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION […]

Perkinsville woman killed in I-91 crash

Perkinsville woman killed in I-91 crash

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A Perkinsville woman was killed this morning when a truck traveling south on I-91 crossed the median and hit her car head-on. Laura McNaughton, 36, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash near Exit 9 in the town of Hartland, according to a Vermont State Police press release. […]

Newfane school goes into lockdown

Newfane school goes into lockdown VSP says man outside was disorderly, action a precaution

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Two Londonderry residents were arrested last Wednesday in an incident that caused the lockdown of Newbrook Elementary School in Newfane. According to a Vermont State Police press release, at about 9:15 a.m. Felicia Woodruff, 30, of Londonderry was attending a meeting at the school.  She became upset and left the […]

Flood Brook student wins logo contest; <br>Artwork raffled to benefit asylum project

Flood Brook student wins logo contest;
Artwork raffled to benefit asylum project

Vivian Prouty wins Derry Energy logo contest The recently formed Londonderry Energy Committee announces that Vivian Prouty is the winner of  its design competition to create a logo for the committee. In April, the LEC solicited Flood Brook Union School students to help create a logo to represent the energy committee. At the May 16 […]

Death of Ludlow infant ruled homicide

Death of Ludlow infant ruled homicide

The death of a Ludlow infant on Jan. 11 has been ruled a homicide, according to the Vermont State Police. On Jan. 11, 2018, Vermont State Police said that they were called to assist the Ludlow Police Department with the investigation of the death of 11-month-old Karsen Rickert, the son of Abigail Wood and Nicholas […]

Chester Rotary awards 5 GM grads scholarships

Chester Rotary awards 5 GM grads scholarships

The Chester Rotary Club has awarded scholarships to five students graduating from Green Mountain Union High School. Rotary Scholarship winners who are receiving $1,000 each include Sadie Wood, of Cavendish, who will be attending Duke University; Ben Haseltine, of Chester, who will be attending the University of Hartford; Sierra Kehoe, who will be attending the […]

UPDATE: I-91 rolling roadblocks all next week

UPDATE: I-91 rolling roadblocks all next week Times and durations may vary

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Vermont Agency of Transportation is replacing the bridges on I-91 over the Williams River in Rockingham. The projected completion date is May 18, 2020. Here is the anticipated construction schedule for the week of June 11, 2018. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND IS REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITH NO SHOULDERS […]