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South Royalton man pleads not guilty to first-degree murder charge

Frank Sanville, of South Royalton, walks into the courtroom before his arraignment on first-degree murder and four lesser charges at Windsor Superior Court in White River Junction, on Friday. Sanville pleaded not guilty. Photo by Carly Geraci/Valley News Editor's note: This story by Rob Wolfe was pu

VTDIGGER - 2018-03-19 14:59:53

VSP arrest man for possession of heroin, bath salts after found walking in the middle of the road

HARTLAND, Vt. - Vermont State Police arrested a New Hampshire man after finding him walking in the middle of Route 5 in Hartland. Police say they found Stephen Hill, 40, of Claremont, NH in the early morning hours on Monday. An investigation later revealed Hill was in possession of heroin/fentanyl a

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-19 12:19:36

Man accused of assaulting nurse

MIDDLEBURY - A local man with mental health issues is facing a criminal charge after police said he assaulted a Poultney man on March 15. Kenneth Boule, 83, of Salisbury, allegedly assaulted Richard Reynolds, 39, of Poultney, at Porter Hospital in Middlebury, according to a press release from the Ve

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-03-18 13:58:58

No injuries reported from Wallingford crash

WALLINGFORD - No injuries were reported after a two-vehicle crash on Route 7 on Saturday, according to police. In a press release,the Vermont State Police said George Davenport, 66, of Poultney, was driving a 2015 Ford truck south on Route 7 on Saturday when he used his truck's turn signal to indica

RUTLAND HERALD - 2018-03-18 14:14:21

Keene residents charged with endangering children

Authorities have charged two Keene residents with endangering children by allegedly keeping drugs and drug paraphernalia at home. Jonathan S. Chirichiello, 41, and Melissa Chirichiello, 34, each face a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child. The charge against Jonathan Chirichiello

SENTINELSOURCE.COM - 2018-03-19 16:00:00

Kushner company accused of falsifying records

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law, on Sept. 26, 2017, in the Cabinet Room of the White House. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)WASHINGTON - White House senior adviser Jared Kushner's real estate company routinely filed false documents as it pushed vulnerable tenants ou

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-19 11:55:00

History Space: First use of VT electric chair

The first electrocution in Vermont is described as a success - with the same result that attends some of the successful surgical operations. This report from the July 18, 1919 issue of the Randolph Herald is describing the execution of George Warner six days earlier on July 12. Execution changed to

BURLINGTON FREE PRESS - 2018-03-17 18:52:36

Why I Didn't Join My School's Walkout

Hanover, N.H. - I am a junior in high school, and I regularly shoot guns, for target practice and hunting. Going to school can be hard because most kids don't understand how I live. It can be uncomfortable to be a gun-owning teenager right now, when high schools have become the centers of gun contro

NEW YORK TIMES - 2018-03-19 09:45:24

Case dismissed against man charged with selling fireworks

WEARE - A Merrimack County judge has dismissed a case brought by state fire officials last summer against a Weare man, charged with selling fireworks at a flea market - after ruling no such sale actually occurred. "They wanted to make an example out of someone a few days before the Fourth of July,"

UNION LEADER - 2018-03-19 04:03:00

Bellows Falls drug suspect charged in federal court

BURLINGTON - A 24-year-old Bellows Falls man, who police say was found with 1,001 bags of heroin in his car, was released from federal court in Burlington on conditions on Tuesday. Joshua K. Williams also had 28 grams of cocaine during a search of his car, according to Detective Trooper Jeffrey Ste


Boomeranging Back to the Monadnock Region

Keene's population hit slightly more than 23,000 in 1990, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and has hovered around that figure ever since. The bureau's estimate in 2016 was 23,406 people. It's been a stable figure - or stagnant, depending on who you ask - but Cheshire County's population dropped


South Royalton man denies killing estranged wife

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION, Vt. (WCAX) The man accused of murdering his estranged wife in South Royalton appeared in court in White River Junction this afternoon. Frank Sanville, 70, pleaded not guilty to five charges, including first-degree murder in the shooting and killing of Wanda Sanville, 48. Police


New cell phone tower up on Route 202

U.S. Cellular has a new cell phone tower up and running in Peterborough. According to a news release from the Chicago-based wireless provider, the site sits between Peterborough and Hancock, along Route 202, and is among more than 155 that it owns in the state. The tower went online Jan. 8, accordin


Father of NH woman slain with her 2 children: 'Our hearts are broken'

The father of a New Hampshire woman shot to death along with her two young children in a murder-suicide in Washington state Tuesday says family members are heartbroken over what he calls a "selfish act." Pierce County Sheriff's Department detective Ed Troyer said the alleged shooter, Clinton Field,


Dublin police chase ends with crash in Marlborough

Police in Dublin said they arrested 54-year-old Michael Dansereau, of Surry, on Friday afternoon after chasing him to Marlborough. Police said they tried to pull Dansereau over at the intersection of Route 101 and Gowling Lane in Dublin for speeding but he tried to evade police. Police followed him


Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Vermont man pleaded not guilty to shooting and killing estranged wife

White River Junction, Vt. - A man accused of shooting and killing his estranged wife in South Royalton earlier this month appeared in court on Friday. 70-year-old Frank Sanville pleaded not guilty to five charges at Vermont Superior Court in White River Junction. Those charges include first degree m


Report: NH trooper justified in fatal shooting of Canaan man; family reviewing findings

NORTH HAVERHILL - After a two-month investigation, the New Hampshire Attorney General's office has ruled that a state trooper was justified killing a 26-year-old Canaan man. Jesse J. Champney died in a field near the junction of Route 4 and Switch Road in Canaan on Dec. 23, 2017 shot four times by


Hillsborough Man Indicted On Riot, Threat Charges: County Court

MANCHESTER, NH - The following people were indicted recently in Hillsborough County Superior Court-North. Steven Listro, 28, of Old Manchester Road in Derry, for controlled drug act; acts prohibited-marijuana and two counts of falsifying physical evidence as well as transporting drugs in a motor veh


Building a Life of Service to the Community

Fittingly for an architect, aesthetic appeal was part of what attracted Andrew Weglinksi to Keene. In 2004, Weglinski visited the city during its annual fall Pumpkin Festival. He remembers it as "the perfect season when you get the foliage looking just right; you had the most amount of pumpkins they