Springfield Vermont Area News
Late Afternoon Shower drops 3.34 Inches of Rain | The Vermont Journal
CHESTER – A late afternoon shower turned the commute home into a very dangerous journey. The storm dropped over 3 inches of rain in a very short time. This deluge led to water ponding on roads, small streams overflowing their banks and road and property damage not unlike Hurricane Irene.
Alstead Historical Society Museum Is Now Open for The Season | The Vermont Journal
ALSTEAD, NH - The Alstead Historical Society’s President, Bruce Bellows, was driving by the society’s museum and saw an old metal washtub that was left on the lawn with no identification. The tub now sits on the second floor of the recently reopened Alstead Historical Society’s (AHS) Museum. The m…
Springfield Vermont Police News
Bellows Falls Police Department
On August 1st, 2014 at approximately 00:29 am, Bellows Falls Police followed several leads during the course of an investigation into the location of Jonathan Palmisano who escaped from the Department of Corrections and had warrants for his arrest. Palmisano was seen on School St. Ext. in Bellows Falls where he ran from a Bellows Falls Officer. Bellows Falls Police with the help from troopers of the Vermont State Police started searching the area for Palmisano in Bellows Falls. Several officers canvassed the area on foot. Officer eventually cornered Palmisano on South St. in Bellows Falls, where he was located hiding in a garage by two Bellows Falls Police Officers. He was taken into custody by officers from the Bellows Falls Police Department soon after. Palmisano was lodged at the Southern State Correctional Facility soon after.
e-Ticker News of Claremont
Regarding some postings on Sunday about an escapee from Vermont who was seen in Claremont in the Winter Street area, we contacted the CPD and received the following information from them:"At 2:30 pm on Sunday we had an off-duty parole officer out of VT call us and let us know he saw a VT Department of Corrections inmate who is considered an escapee in the store and was trying to follow him without tipping him off. The escapee was identified as Jonathan Palmisano of Springfield, VT. The suspect took off running from the parole officer, and Claremont and NH State Police Officers responded to the scene to try and locate Palmisano, including using a K-9 from NH State Police. Palmisano was not located."
Chester, VT Police Department
Brandon Adams-Smith was arrested for the offenses of Violation of Conditions and Unlawful Mischief. He was ordered to appear in Windsor Court 07/28/2014 at 12:30
Chester, VT Police Department
VT RT 11 is now OPEN, but parts are 1 lane only. Most Chester roadways are open with exceptions of Potash and Goldthwaite Roads.
Chester, VT Fire Department
As I'm sure u have seen Chester has been hit hard by this storm. We have crews from multiple towns here assisting us. Please stay off the roads until emergency crews deem them safe. Report flooding and do not try to cross. Crews have already had to do some evacuations and one rescue. Keep checking back for updates.
- *****TREE DOWN ON CONN RIVER ROAD BETWEEN SPFLD & ASCUTNEY AREA OF PUTNAM RD - BOTH LANES OF TRAVEL BLOCKED ***** STATE HIGHWAY NOTIFIED
- *****Route 103 N of Chester is Closed******
- *********CHESTER AREA********* Report of River over the roadway, river rising rapidly and heavy debris just west of Trombley Rd headed toward Londonderry on Route 11.
- *****Main Street near the 56 Main Street Restaurant will be down to 1 lane for about 20 minutes as a rental crew is picking up painting equipment and need one lane to load it.*****