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UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun 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 Aug. 21, 2017. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. I-91 activities: Monday […]

Weston Select Board agenda for Aug. 22, 2017

Weston Select Board agenda for Aug. 22, 2017

The Select Board for the town of Weston will meet at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 22 at Town Offices, 12 Lawrence Hill Road. Below is its agenda. 1. Any Requested Changes to the Agenda 2. Public Comment 3. Unifirst 4. Little School: Lease; Drainage 5. 90 Day CD 6. Door Lock 7. Lister Consultant […]

Burglar makes off with cash at Londonderry Transfer Station

Burglar makes off with cash at Londonderry Transfer Station

An office at the Londonderry Transfer Station was broken into overnight and someone made off with $90 in cash, Vermont State Police announced this afternoon. Police said that they were notified of the burglary around 9 a.m. today. The complainant said that the cash was taken sometime overnight. The Londonderry Transfer Station, at 7060 Route […]

Grafton Select Board agenda for Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Grafton Select Board agenda for Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

The Grafton Select Board will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 21 at the Grafton Town Garage, 220 Bell St. Below is its agenda. 1. Adopt Agenda 2. Minutes: August 7, 2017 3. Highway Report 4. Act 46/Ed Bank, Grafton Board of Education Chairman 5. Josh Ellsworth/Report on Japanese Knotweed 6. Fact8TV 7. Historic […]

Londonderry Select Board agenda for Aug. 21, 2017

Londonderry Select Board agenda for Aug. 21, 2017

The Select Board of Londonderry will meet at 7 p.m. Monday Aug. 21, 2017 at the Twitchell Building, 100 Old School St. 1. Call meeting to order 2. Additions or deletions to the agenda 3. Minutes a. Approval of Regular Board Meeting Minutes – Aug. 7, 2017 4. Select board pay orders 5. Announcements/correspondence 6. […]

Car hits quilt shop building, interrupts Chester Select Board meeting

Car hits quilt shop building, interrupts Chester Select Board meeting

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Forty minutes into last night’s Chester Select Board meeting, just as Water and Sewer Superintendent Jeff Holden was outlining the progress those departments have made this year, board member Ben Whalen’s fire department beeper sounded and he left the meeting. Shortly thereafter, The Telegraph got a report […]

Weston board continues revising Little School lease; Fire Department seeks safety gear grant

Weston board continues revising Little School lease; Fire Department seeks safety gear grant

By Bruce Frauman © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC At its Tuesday, Aug. 8 meeting, the Weston Select Board worked on a several issues that have been on previous agendas, including the Little School lease and the sale of a 17-acre parcel off Boynton Road. Board member Jim Linville went over new provisions that have been […]

AOT to Olsen: Interim paving on Rt. 11 to begin soon

AOT to Olsen: Interim paving on Rt. 11 to begin soon

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC State Rep. Oliver Olsen of Londonderry has shared an email in which Agency of Transportation Secretary Joe Flynn confirmed that work on the worst parts of Rt. 11 between Chester and Londonderry should begin shortly. “…if the weather holds, the contractor may begin paving this section of road on Thursday […]

Chester Water & Sewer Commission, Select Board agendas for Aug. 16, 2017

Chester Water & Sewer Commission, Select Board agendas for Aug. 16, 2017

The Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 16 at Town Hall, 556 Elm St. That meeting will be immediately followed by the regular meeting of the Chester Select Board. Below are their agendas. Chester Water & Sewer Commissioners 1. Citizen Comments 2. Raise Water Equivalent Unit Rate 3. […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun 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 Aug. 14, 2017. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. I-91 activities: Monday […]

Police arrest second burglary suspect

Police arrest second burglary suspect

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont State Police arrested a Westminster man Thursday on multiple charges for burglaries that took place in July. On Tuesday, police arrested Chelsea Oviatte, 22 of Springfield, on charges that she had burglarized a number of businesses along Route 5 in Westminster, Putney and Brattleboro, but they were unable to […]

Andover Select Board agenda for Aug. 14, 2017

Andover Select Board agenda for Aug. 14, 2017

The Select Board for the town of Andover will meet at Andover Town Offices, 953 Weston-Andover Road, at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 14. Below is its agenda. 1. Call Select Board meeting to order. 2. Act on Agenda. 3. Act on Minutes: Act on minutes from July 24th meeting. 4. Public Comment (Time allowance: […]

State Police arrest two in separate burglaries, thefts

State Police arrest two in separate burglaries, thefts

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Police made arrests today in several burglaries and larcenies that have occurred in Westminster in recent months. According to a Vermont State Police press release, at about 3 p.m. troopers arrested Jason Robison, 42, of Bellows Falls, and charged him with petit larceny in the theft of cash from the […]

Frog's Leap sale closes; Derry board addresses Prouty Land uses

Frog’s Leap sale closes; Derry board addresses Prouty Land uses

By Bruce Frauman ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Saying, “You may have difficulty wiping the grin off my face,” Londonderry Select Board chair Paul Gordon announced at Monday’s Select Board meeting that the sale of the Frog’s Leap property on Route 100 had been completed on  Friday, July 28. Gordon said checks were received totaling a […]

Chester board OKs 'audit' of town zoning regs

Chester board OKs ‘audit’ of town zoning regs

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC After a couple of years of controversy over Chester’s zoning regulations and the way they are implemented, the town’s Select Board at its Aug. 2 meeting gave the go-ahead to an “audit” of the town’s development statutes. Noting that the town’s zoning code is old and that […]

Judge continues $100,000 bail for Stocker; police cite witnesses in latest case

Judge continues $100,000 bail for Stocker; police cite witnesses in latest case

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC WHITE RIVER JUNCTION Windsor County Superior Court Judge Theresa DiMauro continued the $100,000 bail imposed on Ryan Stocker over the weekend as he appeared for arraignment Monday on new charges in the latest of five involving forced sexual contact over the last two years. Stocker, who plead […]

Londonderry Select Board Agenda for Monday Aug. 7, 2017

Londonderry Select Board Agenda for Monday Aug. 7, 2017

The Select Board of the town of Londonderry will meet at 7 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 7 at The Twitchell Building, 100 Old School St. Below is its agenda 1. Call meeting to order 2. Additions or deletions to the agenda 3. Minutes a. Approval of Regular Board Meeting Minutes – July 17th, 2017 4. […]

Chester man held on $100,000 bail as new charges brought

Chester man held on $100,000 bail as new charges brought

By Cynthia Prairie ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC An 18-year-old Chester man, charged earlier this year on two counts sexual assault, was arrested today by Ludlow Police and charged with kidnapping, attempted aggravated sexual assault and lewd and lascivious conduct with a child  in connection with a July 2015 incident in Ludlow. According to Ludlow Police, […]

Springfield corrections officer arrested for payroll fraud

Springfield corrections officer arrested for payroll fraud

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC A Vermont state corrections officer at Southern State Correctional Facility in Springfield has been arrested and charged with time-card fraud. According to a Vermont State Police press release, the Vermont Department of Corrections contacted the police in February to report potential ongoing time-sheet fraud by one of their employees, Chad […]

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule –

UPDATE: I-91 Rockingham Bridge construction schedule –

The Vermont Agency of Transportation has begun 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 Aug 7, 2017. I-91 NORTHBOUND & SOUTHBOUND ARE REDUCED TO ONE LANE WITHIN THE CONSTRUCTION ZONE. Golden Hill Road […]