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Burglar hits Belmont store, police seek help

Burglar hits Belmont store, police seek help

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Troopers from the Rutland Barracks of the Vermont State Police are asking the public for help in identifying a person who burglarized the Belmont Country Store early this morning. According to a VSP press release, troopers were called to the Belmont Country Store at 2400 Belmont Road in Mt. Holly  […]

Ludlow man arrested in infant's death

Ludlow man arrested in infant’s death

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A Ludlow man was arrested today in the asphyxiation death of an infant last January. The death of 11-month-old Karsen Rickert was ruled a homicide by New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in June. According to a Vermont State Police press release, investigations by the Major Crimes Unit and the […]

Springfield man cited for lewd, lascivious conduct

Springfield man cited for lewd, lascivious conduct

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A Springfield man has been cited on a charge of lewd and lascivious conduct that allegedly took place more than a year ago. In a press release today, the Vermont State Police say that based on an allegation of unwanted sexual contact made by a Peru woman, VSP conducted an […]

Siblings charged with theft after crash in Grafton

Siblings charged with theft after crash in Grafton

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A call for a car crash in Grafton early this Monday morning lead police to arrest both the driver and passenger on a number of charges. Just before 2 a.m., Vermont State Troopers were called to Hinkley Hill Road in Grafton for a vehicle that had gone off the road, […]

Ludlow Rotary donates $2,000 to five groups

Ludlow Rotary donates $2,000 to five groups

In October, the Ludlow Rotary Club was awarded a Rotary District 7870 Grant for $2,000. And instead of one grant recipient, the Rotary gave the funds to five area community organizations. Those receiving funds at a luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 6 were: Reinbow Riding of Shrewsbury; Streetscapes of Ludlow; Mt. Holly Library; Black River Action […]

Apple Blossom Cotillion seeks high school girls

Apple Blossom Cotillion seeks high school girls

High school senior girls in the communities served by Springfield Hospital and Springfield Medical Care Systems are invited to participate in the 63rd annual Apple Blossom Cotillion. One of them will join the select group of Apple Blossom Queens.  This special community event continues to be both a unique tradition and a rite of passage […]

New chef at Red Slate Restaurant in Derry

New chef at Red Slate Restaurant in Derry

The Red Slate Restaurant at Upper Pass Lodge in Londonderry has hired a new chef, Jeremy Derby, who joins the restaurant with 22 years of kitchen experience, 16 as chef. “We are confident that Jeremy is the perfect fit for our restaurant, bringing with him new energy and enthusiasm” said Vincent Presciti, general manager for […]

College News

College News

Senior forward and team captain Sarah Wells of Chester is one of five members of the 2018 Castleton University field hockey team who were named to the Little East Conference All-Conference list announced Thursday afternoon from the conference office. Wells, junior defender Ellie Gevry  and sophomore midfielder Gabriella Hunt each earned First Team All-Conference honors. […]

Chester Planning Commission zoning workshop

Chester Planning Commission zoning workshop

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC The Chester Planning Commission will hold a workshop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday Nov. 10, 2018. The session will be to look at ideas and proposed changes to the town’s Unified Development Bylaws with zoning consultant Brandy Sexton. Materials from the planning process can be found here. […]

Gun safe, guns taken in Peru burglary

Gun safe, guns taken in Peru burglary

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing, LLC A gun safe containing two rifles was stolen from a house in Peru today. Vermont State Police say that sometime between 8:20 a.m. and 4 p.m. someone entered a house on Birch Hill Farm Road and took a large gun safe. The safe contained a black .308 Savage and a […]

Thieves hit Derry, Wardsboro stores overnight

Thieves hit Derry, Wardsboro stores overnight

Vermont State Police are investigating a burglary in Wardsboro and an attempted burglary in Londonderry, both of which took place in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. According to a VSP press release, just before 2 a.m., two people broke into the Wardsboro General Store, at 23 Main St. in Wardsboro. Police responded to the […]

Chester man wins Springfield Rotary prize; Whiting offers drug disposal envelopes

Chester man wins Springfield Rotary prize; Whiting offers drug disposal envelopes

Chester man win Grand Prize from Springfield Rotary Springfield Rotary Club President Jeff Mobus, pictured far right, presents a check for the $5,000 Grand Prize from this year’s Penny Sale, held this past Saturday, to Mark Germain of Chester. Marlene Freeman of Springfield was the winner of the $500 Door Prize. The Springfield Rotary thanks […]

Derry man charged in theft from prayer house

Derry man charged in theft from prayer house

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A Londonderry man has been charged in a Jamaica burglary while Vermont State Police try to identify an accomplice. Timothy Slade, 27 of Londonderry, was arrested on Saturday by Vermont State Police and charged with petit larceny, unlawful mischief and possession of burglary tools. According to a VSP press release, […]

Saxtons River collaborative hosts resiliency forum

Saxtons River collaborative hosts resiliency forum

The Saxtons River Watershed Collaborative, a group of residents and town officials from within the watershed, will host the “Resilient Roads Community Forum” from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 23,  in the Saxtons River Elementary School gymnasium, 15 School St. The event will host the road foremen from the towns within the Saxtons […]

Bonnie's Bundles holds raffle for GM Soccer

Bonnie’s Bundles holds raffle for GM Soccer

Bonnie’s Bundles Dolls of Chester is donating an original “Sport Doll” uniformed in school colors and a knockout face featuring soccer eyes to benefit Green Mountain High School Girls Soccer. The doll will be raffled on or about Saturday, Oct. 20 or at the end of the 2018 season. Raffle tickets are on sale now […]

Burglary in Saxtons River brings total to six

Burglary in Saxtons River brings total to six

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Another burglary on Sunday morning in Saxtons River brings the total to six, according to the Vermont State Police. Police have added a burglary on Pleasant Street in Saxtons River to those reported on Burk Hill and Main, Hatfield and Grove streets in the early morning hours of Sunday Oct. […]

VSP seeks info in attempted Saxtons River break-in

VSP seeks info in attempted Saxtons River break-in

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC The Vermont State Police were summoned to Saxtons River early this morning for the attempted burglary of a house while its occupants were at home. Police say that just before 4 a.m., they received a call from the owners of a home on Hatfield Street in Saxtons River saying that […]

Okemo Resort hires new F&B director

Okemo Resort hires new F&B director

Jason Palmer has been named director of food and beverage for Okemo Mountain Resort, overseeing all aspects of the resort’s culinary operations on a year-round basis. A native Vermonter originally from Colchester, Palmer started skiing when he was 5 and competed on his high school ski team. He is a graduate of the University of […]

VSP seek leads into Compass School burglary

VSP seek leads into Compass School burglary

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC Last weekend, someone stole about $4,000 worth of items from the Compass School in Westminster. According to a Vermont State Police press release, the theft was reported on Monday Sept. 24 and included iMac desktop computers and guitars. It appears that the items were taken between Sept. 19 and Sept. […]

Ct. woman watches burglars in Windham home

Ct. woman watches burglars in Windham home VSP seek public's help identifying duo

© 2018 Telegraph Publishing LLC A Waterford, Conn., woman called Vermont State Police on Sunday morning to say that she was watching burglars in her Windham house. According to a Vermont State Police press release, at 8:01 a.m. , Sept. 16, Janice Chieka was telling police that her security cameras were catching two men in […]