Springfield Vermont Area News
- Celebration of Life
William John England passed away on August 8, 2014 in Ludlow VT at the age of 63. He faithfully served his country in the Air Force during Vietnam and was a seasoned fisherman and mountain man. Billy was a loving friend and father with a singular laugh and a bitng sense of humor; he is already missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his five children: Meghann, Randi, Devlin, Hannah, and Patrick, and also his grandchild, Jace, and his wildcat Skitties.
Please join us in a celebration of his life on Saturday, October 25 at 1 p.m. at the Ballard Hobart American Legion, Post 36, 135 Main Street in Ludlow, VT.
White Cane Awareness Day Event Held in Springfield | The Vermont Journal
SPRINGFIELD, VT -For many people, it’s hard to imagine what life would be like with a visual impairment. On October 15, however, the seventh annual White Cane Awareness Day event was held at the Huber Building in Springfield to help raise awareness about visual disabilities in Vermont. The event beg…
Springfield Vermont Police News
Windsor Vermont Police Department
October 24, 2014 at approximately 19:25 Hours (7:25pm) A masked subject attempted to rob the Windsor VT Price ChopperAnyone with any information please call 802-295-9042 attention Detective Palmer
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Three more indictments handed down by the Sullivan County Grand Jury on Wednesday. Eric Canales 28, of White River Vermont is facing charges of one count of Bail Jumping after a Sullivan County Grand Jury indicted him on Wednesday. Canales failed to show up for his hearing after he was Canales was indicted by a Sullivan County Grand Jury on October 23 of 2013 on one count of burglaryDonald Economou 52, of Newport was indicted on the charge of Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Sell. Economou was stopped on Bradford Road in Sunapee on September 2, 2014. Ethan Martin 35 of Charlestown was indicted for possession of heroin with intent to sell and possession of Methylphenidate with intent to sell from an incident on August 7 in Charlestown.
- ~~~~~40th Anniversary~~~~~
Mount Holly Volunteer Rescue Squad is coming up on their 40th anniversary!!
All are welcome to come join in the celebration on Sunday, October 26th, 2014 starting at 3:00pm and ending at 6:00pm.
Mount Holly Volunteer Rescue Squad
We are an all volunteer ambulance squad that covers Mount Holly and East Wallingford. We also respond mutual aid to other area towns when needed.
- All Lines are back up and working!!
Richard Blanchette is still missing and we have been asked to run his photo again. This is the original post that accompanied the photo the first time. CLAREMONT, NH--The Claremont Police Department has received a report of a possible missing person. It has been reported that Richard Blanchette, 58, of 243 Broad Street, Claremont, has not been seen or heard from since Saturday, October 11, 2014. Blanchette does not drive and does not have a cell phone. He is known to walk in the Claremont area and may have been heading toward Newport. Blanchette is about 5’7” tall and weighs about 200 pounds. His hair is partially gray to gray in color. Blanchette suffers from a number of medical conditions. It is unclear if these medical conditions are being cared for which creates an increased concern for his well being. If anyone has had contact with Blanchette or knows his whereabouts, please contact the Claremont Police Department at 603-542-9538.
- Springfield Fire responding to Shaws Supermarket in the Plaza for smoke alarm activation with visible smoke in rafters. Officers on scene to assist with traffic. Please travel the area with extreme caution as personnel will be out and about in the area.
- ~~~~~~MARK YOUR CALENDARS~~~~~
There will be a public meeting with the Police Department leadership at the High School Library on Wednesday, November 12th to discuss public safety issues.
The meeting will run from 6:00 to 8:00+ pm.
What a great opportunity for the public to be heard. A chance to express what you feel the PD is doing right; wrong; perhaps not doing at all; provide input into what you think they should be doing; and just as importantly, what they are doing, that you want see them to do more of.
- And still they try.....
Phone rings, Caller ID says from Kingston, Jamaica 876-305-4655 - man called Michael/Ben/Bob... proclaiming he was with Publisher Clearinghouse/a Billionaire with too much money/whatever..... and that you, YES YOU...have acquired 5.5 million bucks and a Mercedes....just send them a $500 Green Pack card (p.s. you can't get those in VT), send a check, or provide some form of personal information to them to claim your prize........ .....
- Tonight, 6pm at the Nolin Murray Center there will be a viewing of an amazing documentary called Anonymous People.
The Anonymous People - Official Trailer
THE ANONYMOUS PEOPLE IS A FEATURE DOCUMENTARY FILM about the over 23 million Americans living in long-term recovery from alcohol and other drug addiction. De...