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Vermont offering free radon testing kits

Vermont offering free radon testing kits

Radon is a colorless and odorless gas that can invade your home. But you won’t know if this naturally occurring, radioactive gas is present at unsafe levels in your home – unless you test for it. That’s why the Health Department is making it easy for Vermonters to find out if their homes have high […]

Athens man arrested in Londonderry burglary, auto theft

Athens man arrested in Londonderry burglary, auto theft

© 2020 Telegraph Publishing LLC An Athens man was arrested Saturday in connection with burglaries, auto theft and several other charges including attempting to elude police starting in Londonderry and ending in Brattleboro. According to a Vermont State Police press release, Jason Moul, 38, entered a home on Rt. 11  in Londonderry around 3 p.m. […]

Vermont Academy offers merit scholarships to local students

Vermont Academy offers merit scholarships to local students

Dr. Jennifer Zaccara, Vermont Academy’s Head of School,  has announced a new merit scholarship program for students who live in Vermont. The Vermont Scholars Program’s goal is to increase the number of Vermont students who attend the elite private school located in Saxtons River. Zaccara says that Dorothy Hall Leavitt, the wife of one of […]

Derry rescue squad seeks one-day volunteers

Derry rescue squad seeks one-day volunteers

The Londonderry Volunteer Rescue Squad needs volunteers to help label and stuff 6,000 letters for the rescue squad’s annual benefit and fundraiser. Come for an hour or two, or plan to stay for lunch. Lunch, snacks and good company will be provided. Volunteers of all ages are welcome. The envelope stuffing will take place from […]

SRDC takes title to Park Street School

SRDC takes title to Park Street School

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Springfield Regional Development Corp. has announced that it recently took title to the former Park Street School in Springfield from the Springfield School District. Park Street School is the headquarters for the Black River Innovation Campus, which opened earlier this year. Plans for the property include developing additional space for […]

Police look for crash driver who bolted

Police look for crash driver who bolted

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Vermont State Police are looking for a driver who crashed on Rt. 5 in Rockingham this morning and left the scene. According to a VSP press release, police responded to a car off the road on Route 5, front of the Rodeway Inn in Rockingham just after 7 a.m. on […]

3 Vt. SMS students to compete in Youth Olympics

3 Vt. SMS students to compete in Youth Olympics

Four students at the Stratton Mountain School — three of whom are from Vermont — will represent the United States at the 2020 Youth Olympic Games, taking place between Jan. 9 and 22, 2020 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The students and their sport are: Will Koch of Peru, class of 2020, Cross Country Skiing; Nina Seeman […]

State offer would boost electric vehicles

State offer would boost electric vehicles Dollar incentives for middle, low-income Vermonters

The State of Vermont this week launched an incentive program for the purchase or lease of new plug-in electric vehicles — or PEVs — which include all-electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, with a total of $1.1 million in funding to help Vermonters go electric. The incentives are available to: individuals with an annual […]

Police seek help in finding burglary suspect

Police seek help in finding burglary suspect

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC Vermont State Police are looking for a man in connection with a Rockingham burglary that was reported early this morning. According to a VSP press release, a burglary was reported at a home on Rockingham Hill Road just after 1 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 15. Police say that a suspicious […]

Whiting Library holds info coffee seeking Trustee candidates; Derry residents tapped for drug abuse prevention panel; State launches cannabis ed campaign

Whiting Library holds info coffee seeking Trustee candidates; Derry residents tapped for drug abuse prevention panel; State launches cannabis ed campaign

You can make an important contribution to your community and Whiting Library by becoming a trustee. The most important qualification is that you love the library and want to help it grow. You are invited to an informational coffee at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7 in the lower level Community Room of the library, […]

Police ask public to ID pickup truck

Police ask public to ID pickup truck Occupants may be witnesses to Rockingham shooting

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont State Police are asking the public’s help in identifying a silver pickup truck that was in the area at the time of the Nov. 1 shooting of a Boston truck driver on Route 103 in Rockingham. In a press release this afternoon, VSP said that the occupants of the […]

Driver's death ruled homicide; police seek video

Driver’s death ruled homicide; police seek video

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The death of a produce delivery driver found in his truck on Route 103 in Rockingham on Friday Nov. 1 was ruled a homicide today. In the meantime, Vermont State Police are asking anyone who may have surveillance video that shows Route 103 from Rutland around 12:15 p.m. Friday  to […]

Man's death on Rt. 103 called 'suspicious' by police

Man’s death on Rt. 103 called ‘suspicious’ by police

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing, LLC A call for a welfare check on Route 103 in Rockingham this evening led to the discovery of a man in a box truck whose death is being called suspicious by Vermont State Police. According to a VSP press release, at about 5:45 p.m. tonight, police responded to a call […]

Police search for runaway teen

Police search for runaway teen

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Vermont State Police are asking the public for help in locating a runaway teen. According to a VSP press release, 16-year-old Alexys Grundy was last seen around 5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 28  when she left a vehicle in Weathersfield on foot. Alexys is described as 5 foot 8 inches tall […]

Police seek to ID man in hit and run incident

Police seek to ID man in hit and run incident

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC Saying they are trying to identify a man in connection with a pedestrian hit and run incident in Dummerston this past weekend, Vermont State Police released a photo taken from surveillance footage at the Sunoco station on Route 5 in that town. According to VSP press releases, around 11 a.m. […]

Police ask help finding man who offered child a ride

Police ask help finding man who offered child a ride

© 2019 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont State Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who tried to pick up a 15-year-old girl who was waiting for a school bus this morning. According to a VSP press release, the girl was waiting for a bus on Fort Hill Road in Putney […]

$120,000 committed to save wildlife corridor in Mt. Holly

$120,000 committed to save wildlife corridor in Mt. Holly

The Mount Holly Conservation Trust has received a total of $120,000 from two Vermont Community Foundation fundholders to permanently protect 346 acres in Mount Holly that connect the southern part of the Green Mountain National Forest with the Okemo State Forest and Coolidge State Forest. An anonymous Vermont Community Foundation fundholder awarded a generous $100,000 […]

State announces income guide for free, reduced school meals

State announces income guide for free, reduced school meals

The Vermont Agency of Education Child Nutrition Programs has announced its policy for free or reduced-price meals for children served under the National School Lunch Program, the School Breakfast Program, the NSLP Afterschool Snack Service and the Child and Adult Care Food Program. The income guidelines are effective July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2020. […]

Mountain Valley funds dental care to Flood Brook kids; Hospital opens new women's center

Mountain Valley funds dental care to Flood Brook kids; Hospital opens new women’s center

Mountain Valley funds children’s dental care The Mountain Valley Health Council, with medical offices  in Londonderry, is funding a $5,000 grant to provide on-site dental services at the Flood Brook School in Londonderry once again this year. Appointments generally include a cleaning, oral hygiene instruction and topical fluoride varnish. Some children also receive additional services […]

College aid workshops scheduled throughout area schools

College aid workshops scheduled throughout area schools

Vermont Student Assistance Corp. will offer free workshops at more than 50 local high schools — 10 of them in Windsor and Windham counties — beginning in late September and running into  early November to help families learn how to manage college costs and to fill out financial aid forms. Each year, Vermont families leave […]