Court rejects bid for reduced sentence

MONTPELIER—The Vermont Supreme Court upheld a lower court ruling rejecting an inmate’s request for a lighter sentence in connection with the 2003 death of Vermont State Police Sgt. Michael Johnson of Bradford. Johnson was struck and killed by a Toyota Camry driven by Eric Daley, 23, of Lebanon during a high-speed chase on I-91 south […]

WRVS goes remote after Covid cases

WAITS RIVER—Surging coronavirus infections in Central Vermont prompted one local school to move to remote learning this week. Waits River Valley School moved to remote learning through Nov. 18 at the earliest after at least eight people from Corinth, Topsham, and Barre connected in some way to the WRVS community have potentially been exposed to […]

New homes coming to Whistle Stop

BRADFORD—A new affordable housing project is nearly ready for occupancy. Downstreet Housing and Community Development, which owns Whistle Stop Mobile Park as well as some multifamily properties on South Main Street in Bradford, and Upper Valley Haven are collaborating on a new, if small, development at Whistle Stop.

Woman seeks release from probation

CHELSEA—A woman convicted for her role in a 2007 fatal car crash on Route 5 in Newbury wants an early discharge from probation. A court hearing has been scheduled for next week on the request by Kristy O’Meara, who was convicted of gross negligent operation with death resulting after the car she was driving collided […]

Photo of the Week

Woodsville High School Softball team and fans celebrate after Saturday’s shutout win over Newmarket 3-0 earning their third NHIAA D4 state title in four years.

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