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Summer road work to begin in Londonderry

Summer road work to begin in Londonderry

By Neil B. Thorley © 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC   In the next few weeks, several sections of road in Londonderry will be undergoing maintenance. The largest will be on the southern end of Thompsonburg Road entering South Londonderry. The resurfacing work will stretch from Old School Street to Cross Road and include the apron […]

VSP seeks help in Grafton burglary

VSP seeks help in Grafton burglary

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC According to a VSP press release, sometime between March 26 and the evening of March 27 2018, burglars stole several pieces of equipment from the Accardo home on Cabell Road in Grafton. Scott Accardo told police that a Yamaha 100 cc dirt bike, white Polaris Predator 90 cc 4-wheeler and […]

Grafton Town Meeting warning for March 6, 2018

Grafton Town Meeting warning for March 6, 2018

Below is the warning for the Grafton Town Meeting, including school districts, to be held at Grafton Elementary School, 58 School St. The legal voters of the Town and Town School Districts of Grafton, Vermont are hereby warned and notified to meet in the Grafton Elementary School on Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 10:00 AM […]

Weston Select Board hires new Lister Consultant, tables other actions

Weston Select Board hires new Lister Consultant, tables other actions

By Bruce Frauman ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The only action the Weston Select Board took on Tuesday, Sept. 26 was at the end of the meeting after an executive session, when the board voted to give Howie Brosseau, the town’s chief Lister, the authority to hire Linda Sherman as a Lister Consultant. The listers, Weston […]

Police look for leads in Grafton burglary

Police look for leads in Grafton burglary

On  Sept.11, the Vermont State Police received a report of a burglary on the Chester Road in Grafton. According to police, sometime within the past year someone broke into the house through a back window and stole a Charlie Hunter painting. In addition to the painting, a red Sunfish sailboat with a red and white […]

Grafton begins looking at Town Hall refurbishment

Grafton begins looking at Town Hall refurbishment

By Cynthia Prairie ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Grafton Select Board has begun of looking into possible renovations to Town Hall, the 200-year-old building at 117 Main St. that houses not only the offices of the clerk, treasurer and administrator, but the U.S. Post Office as well. The board hopes to one day return its […]

Missing Grafton man found less than a mile from home

Missing Grafton man found less than a mile from home

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Search and rescue teams from the Vermont State Police, New England K9 and Upper Valley Wilderness Response picked up the search for Thomas Brown, 84, of Grafton, on early Tuesday and within a couple of hours found the man “conscious and alert” at 198 Fire Pond Road. […]

Grafton man missing from his home

Grafton man missing from his home

PLEASE NOTE: Thomas Brown has been found. To read more, click here. © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont State Police are looking for a Grafton man who wandered away from his home last night. According to a VSP press release, Thomas Brown, 84, left his house on Monday night at about 9 p.m.  He was […]

Grafton board votes to move meetings to new town garage

Grafton board votes to move meetings to new town garage

By Cynthia Prairie ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Grafton Select Board voted 4 to 1 on Monday to move its meetings to the new town garage on Tom Bell Road, more than 2 miles east of the center of town. The meetings are currently held in the gym/cafeteria at the Grafton Elementary School, 58 School […]

Grafton residents to vote on using surplus to buy tractor

Grafton residents to vote on using surplus to buy tractor

By Cynthia Prairie ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Grafton Select Board Monday night decided to ask town voters to approve using funds from the town surplus to help pay for a new tractor and attachments that would help the town comply with Act 64, which was signed into law in summer of 2015 and is […]

Earle Everett Pinkham, 98, an avid book collector, reader of histories who loved his friends, family

Earle Everett Pinkham, 98, an avid book collector, reader of histories who loved his friends, family

Chester resident Earle Pinkham, 98, died at Springfield Hospital of a heart attack on Friday, March 10, 2017. He was born on Dec. 2, 1918 to Earle Everett Pinkham Sr. and Aletha Florence Parrott in Lynn, Mass. Mr. Pinkham graduated from Lynn English High School in 1936 and attended Burdett Business College. A World War […]

Weston Select Board gets a raise; town to buy a new fire truck

Weston Select Board gets a raise; town to buy a new fire truck

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Voters in Weston passed all of the articles on its warning and returned most town office incumbents to their positions on Tuesday morning during a Town Meeting that went by so quickly that the Little School, which was making lunch to be served, had to scramble to […]

Grafton votes 'no' on school merger; Mack ousts Turner from Select Board, Pollio beats Hall for Lisle seat

Grafton votes ‘no’ on school merger; Mack ousts Turner from Select Board, Pollio beats Hall for Lisle seat

By Shawn Cunningham © 2017 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The voters of Grafton voted overwhelmingly to nix the proposed merger that would create a Windham Northeast Unified School District. As a “necessary” town, Grafton’s rejection of the plan defeats it, but it was not alone. According to a report in VTDigger, two other necessary towns – […]

Grafton boards host solar energy info meeting March 3

Grafton boards host solar energy info meeting March 3

The Grafton Select Board and the Grafton Planning Commission are hosting an informational forum on solar energy at 7 p.m. on Friday, March 3. The event will be held at the White Church. All are welcome and encouraged to attend. The purpose of the forum is to provide basic information on solar energy and how […]

Meadowsend Timberlands buys 600 acres; looks to renewable project down the road

Meadowsend Timberlands buys 600 acres; looks to renewable project down the road

By Cynthia Prairie ©2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC Meadowsend Timberlands has purchased 600 acres of land adjacent to the southern portion of its Stiles Brook Tract, straddling Grafton and Townsend, Jeremy Turner, managing forester for the company, confirmed on Tuesday. He added that a quarter of the tract is in Grafton, with the remaining acreage n […]

Cash stolen in burglary at Grafton Elementary

Cash stolen in burglary at Grafton Elementary

© 2017 Telegraph Publishing LLC A small amount of cash was stolen over the weekend from the Grafton Elementary School, Vermont State Police have announced. Police say a burglar entered the school, at 58 School St., and took cash from the school’s office. Police say they are not sure how the burglar was able to get […]

Grafton addresses solar energy in Town Plan, grant for possible project

Grafton addresses solar energy in Town Plan, grant for possible project

By Cynthia Prairie ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC The public vote against a proposed wind farm for Grafton in early November did not dampen the interest nor the need to address renewable energy in its Town Plan. On Monday night, the Grafton Select Board voted — 3 in favor with 2 abstaining — of backing the […]

Grafton man charged with domestic assault, cruelty in puppy's death

Grafton man charged with domestic assault, cruelty in puppy’s death

By Shawn Cunningham © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC A Grafton man was arrested this morning and charged with 2nd degree aggravated domestic assault and aggravated cruelty to animals in the death of a 16-week-old black Labrador mix puppy. According to a Vermont State Police press release, troopers responded to a 911 call from a house […]

Stiles Brook landowner, wind foes take a breath, consider next steps

Stiles Brook landowner, wind foes take a breath, consider next steps

By Cynthia Prairie ©2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC While Iberdrola Renewables has said it will not move forward with a 24-turbine wind project straddling the Windham and Grafton line following a decisive vote, the owners of the 5,000-acre project site have made no such promise. When asked on Monday, what happens next, Meadowsend Timberlands’ managing forester […]

Second-homeowners against Iberdrola wind project as well, surveys find

Second-homeowners against Iberdrola wind project as well, surveys find

By John Hoover and Cynthia Prairie © 2016 Telegraph Publishing LLC Like their full-time resident counterparts, second-homeowners in both Windham and Grafton overwhelmingly rejected a proposal by Iberdrola Renewables to build a 24-turbine wind farm on property straddling the towns. Second-homeowners in both towns had been mailed surveys asking whether they were for the proposed […]