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Swanzey Lieutenant dies in scuba-diving accident
Accident happened in Gloucester, MassachusettsSOURCE: Swanzey Fire Dept.Swanzey, NH —A Fire Department lieutenant in Swanzey has died after an accident in Gloucester, MassachusettsA Facebook post by the Swanzey Fire Department said Lt.Benjamin Tatro has died after a scuba-diving accident yesterday.A
Police: Woman drove drunk with two young children in vehicle
QUEENSBURY -- A Queensbury woman faces felony and misdemeanor charges after she was found to be driving drunk with two young children in a vehicle Monday afternoon, police said.Shannon K. Prendergast, 36, was pulled over on Corinth Road around 3:15 p.m. after she was seen throwing items out of her c
Body found in wooded area near Interstate 95
GEORGETOWN, Mass. —A body was discovered Saturday afternoon in a wooded area adjacent to a road that crosses Interstate 95 in Georgetown.No information was immediately released by local authorities, but the medical examiner joined local and Massachusetts State Police at the scene.AdvertisementThe bo
Man sentenced for role in Surry vehicle crash
Judge David W. Ruoff of Cheshire County Superior Court in Keene recently sentenced a man on a felony drunk-driving charge in connection with a crash that left another man seriously injured.Brandon Ray, 28, whose address is listed in sentencing documents as the Southern State Correctional Facility in
Sex offender headed to jail for not registering
FORT EDWARD -- A Level 2 sex offender from Granville who claimed he was homeless has been sentenced to a year in Washington County Jail after his guilty plea to a felony.Mark D. Holcomb, 30, pleaded guilty to failure to register as a sex offender, a felony, in connection with his arrest last Septemb
Remains identified as missing Royalton man | Rutland Herald
State police renewed their search for Colson, who was last seen on Jan. 11 in Royalton, on Wednesday and discovered what they suspected were human remains on Beaver Meadow Road in Norwich. The remains were transported to Burlington for identification and an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Drug Addiction Recovery in Claremont Sustained by Community
Hope for New Hampshire Recovery originally opened five locations — in Manchester, Concord, Berlin, Franklin and Claremont. But recently, the Claremont and Concord locations were closed down, forcing members of the community, especially the residents of Claremont, to think of ways to keep their subst
Autopsy: Remains in Norwich Are Those of Austin Colson
Colson went missing on Jan. 11, the day family members say he was slated to collect scrap metal with Richard Whitcomb, of White River Junction, who has been named in federal court paperwork as a suspect in Colson’s disappearance. The trailer the pair was going to use was found abandoned with scrap o
Belmont man seriously hurt in Laconia crash | New Hampshire
LACONIA - A 30-year-old Belmont man suffered serious injuries following a one-car, rollover crash Friday night in the area of Weirs Boulevard and the Quarterdeck Motel in Laconia, according to police officials.
Man found with gunshot wound on Lowell street
Over a half dozen officers, as well as a detective, were at a more active scene at Middlesex and Webber streets, where investigators eventually marked over a half dozen pieces of evidence in a parking lot. A detective photographed those items.
Business Notes: Discussion Will Focus on Future of Claremont
“Adequate housing for the workforce is among the top concerns of citizens and officials in Claremont. Safe, affordable housing is one of the most important needs we all face,” said David Putnam, a member of the Claremont Planning Board and co-founder of Healthy Vibrant Claremont, one of the groups c
Two local residents headed to jail in impaired driving cases
Eric T. Cronin, 35, of Hudson Falls, was sentenced to a year in Saratoga County Jail in connection with his guilty plea to felony driving while ability impaired by drugs. He was arrested by State Police last June 17 in Moreau, and found to be impaired by unspecified drugs.
Authorities Await Autopsy of ‘Human Remains’ Found in Norwich Barn
Meanwhile, Vermont State Police actively are continuing to work on the investigation into Austin Colson’s disappearance, Lt. John-Paul Schmidt said on Thursday.
Missing man's family fears the worst after discovery of human remains
NORWICH, Vt. (WCAX)Vermont State Police are waiting for autopsy results on human remains they found in Norwich Wednesday.Police discovered the remains while searching for Austin Colson, a young man who has been missing since January. Colson's family believes the location of the remains may be a clue
Person killed after crash, car fire in Winchester
Shortly before 3 a.m., police responded to Route 10, also known as Manning Hill Road, about a mile and a half north of the Massachusetts state line, the release said.
Man sentenced after admitting to stabbing 2 women in Cheshire County
"My nerves are totally shot," one victim said in court. "Sometimes I can't sleep at night, or when I do, I have nightmares. We never locked our doors. Now, we lock our doors and windows, and just in case, I have a hiding spot."
Keene police, SAU 29 say 'concerning' statement not a credible threat
A concerned tipster alerted Keene police to a person's vague statement that mentioned students earlier this week, but police said today it was not a credible threat.Police began investigating the tip immediately Tuesday morning and spoke with the person identified in it, Keene police Capt. Steve Ste
Unbowed by their limitations, they hike on
Michael Moore / Sentinel StaffSara Leclerc of Winchester, who has Lyme disease, and her husband, Ryan, who has multiple sclerosis, plan to hike the Monadnock-Sunapee Greenway Trail in September. Planning to accompany them is a friend with fibromyalgia.Michael Moore / Sentinel Staff
Human remains found where police search for missing Royalton teen
NORWICH, Vt. - Vermont State Police have located what they believe are human remains at 714 Beaver Meadow Rd. in the town of Norwich, Vermont.
Search teams continue looking for missing Vermont man
SHARON, Vt. (AP) —Vermont State Police search teams are in Sharon area looking for a 19-year-old man who has been missing since January.Police said the state police Crime Scene Search Team and the Search and Rescue Team are out Wednesday searching for Austin Colson, who was last seen at his home in