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Crews respond to fire at West Lebanon manufacturing company

WEST LEBANON, N.H. (WCAX) A West Lebanon business suffered heavy smoke damage from a fire Thursday. Authorities say crews were dispatched to Victor Technologies on Benning Street shortly after noon. Officials say heavy smoke and fire was coming from a portable metal dust collector. They say it appea

WCAX - 2018-03-22 22:42:00

Hanover Police say 14 year-old Canadian in custody, facing charges after threat

HANOVER, N.H. - Hanover Police have released more information about the suspect in a school threat. Police say a 14 year-old girl is in custody with Brantford Police Service, and officers are pursuing charges, after Brantford Police determined the social media threat to be in their jurisdiction. Bra

MYCHAMPLAINVALLEY.COM - 2018-03-21 20:06:39

Police: High school online threat traced to teen in Canada

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) - Police say a 14-year-old girl in Canada has been charged in connection with an online threat toward a New Hampshire high school. Police in Hanover, New Hampshire, said the threat on Instagram was made toward Hanover High School and mentioned a shooting. They said Wednesday they

SEATTLE TIMES - 2018-03-21 13:38:11

Grafton County Grand Jury hands up indictments on drugs

HAVERHILL - A Grafton County Superior Court Grand Jury handed up several drug-related indictments during the March session. Joshua R. Malam, 24, of Slouth Road, Harvard, Massachusetts, faces a special felony charge of possessing more than 100 milligrams of lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) with inten

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

Hanover Police investigating potential threat to students online

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) Police in Hanover say they are investigating a potential threat to several high school students on social media that involves a firearm. Police say they are working with Hanover High School and the school district. They say the threat has not identified any specific people or tim


Vermont State Police encounter pregnant woman injecting heroin at Springfield Park and Ride

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. - Vermont State Police say a woman, who is several months pregnant, was found to be injecting heroin at the Springfield Park and Ride Monday night. State Police noted the incident in a media release for a saturation patrol conducted throughout Windham County. In an email, Vermont St


Rumney man faces assault charges after car crash

HAVERHILL - Michael C. Harrington, 21, of Campground Road, Rumney, faces a Class B felony charge of reckless conduct after allegedly fleeing from police and crashing into another vehicle in Bridgewater. An indictment on the charge was among those handed up in March by a Grafton County Superior Court

LACONIADAILYSUN.COM - 2018-03-22 07:00:00

HPD: several leads coming to "direct point of interest" in social media threat investigation

HANOVER, N.H. - Police in Hanover say after a "rigorous" day of investigation, officers believe several leads are coming to a "direct point of interest" regarding to school threat made via social media. Police got the report of a threat made to several students at Hanover High School close to 6:30 T


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


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


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


Former Vt. principal charged with 29 counts of voyeurism, five counts of child pornography

SHARON, Vt. - Vermont State Police say a Sharon man was arrested for additional voyeurism and child pornography charges, related to a previous arrest in November 2017. Police say Dean Stearns, 56, is being charged with 29 counts of Voyeurism and five counts of Possession of Child Pornography. This c


New charges filed against South Royalton principal

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION - The former principal of South Royalton School is facing new criminal charges, according to Vermont State Police. Dean Stearns was arrested for additional offenses related to his previous arrest in November, police said. In December, Stearns was arraigned on a felony charge of


Henry Homeyer: Seed starting is a cure for Mud Season Blues

Is it time to start seedlings yet? Yes, for a few things: artichokes, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, onions and leeks, kale and peppers. Tomatoes I start in early- to mid-April, along with eggplants, lettuce, melons and squashes of all sorts. Root crops are generally started outdoors later on,


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


Berlin Police need help identifying person in picture from suspicious incident at CVS

BERLIN, Vt. - Berlin Police Department is looking for assistance in identifying the male in the attached picture from a suspicious incident at CVS. Police say the incident occurred on March 8th. Police say they are not interested in your information or your name; you can private message the departme


Police: Barre man was driving drunk during crash

WASHINGTON, Vt.- A Barre man was accused of driving under the influence of alcohol on March 14 after crashing his car on Route 110. Steven Parker, 40, of Barre, was driving a 2000 Buick Park Avenue south on Route 110 and was unable to avoid hitting a tree that had fallen across the road, according t


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


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


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