Public Safety

Lucas McClanahan was sworn in as a new member of the Colchester Police Department on January 17.   Pictured with him are his mother Kelly Nido and Deputy Chief Jeff Barton and Chief Doug Allen, of the Colchester Police Department, all former residents of Wilmington. McClanahan recently graduated...
WILMINGTON- Voices of Hope invites all to a Mental Health Advocacy Day watch party on Monday, January 30, from 10 am to 2 pm.
Every year, advocates join together to raise their voice in support of Mental Health Advocacy Day. This year is no exception.
The event will be held at the...
Monkeypox symptoms include a rash with large blisters on the skin.  Vaccines are now available. Courtesy WHO
Monkeypox symptoms include a rash with large blisters on the skin. Vaccines are now available. Courtesy WHO
WASHINGTON, DC- On Thursday, July 28, some of the nation’s leading health experts held a press briefing regarding the ongoing monkeypox outbreak. This briefing came a day before the first reported case in Vermont. US Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra hosted the...
WINDHAM COUNTY - The Thanksgiving holiday is one of the busiest travel periods for Americans. With more drivers on the roads than usual, the likelihood of a motor vehicle crash will increase. With this in mind, the Windham County Highway Safety Task Force - consisting of the Bellows Falls Police...
LONDONDERRY - The town of Londonderry has executed a contract for 20 hours of weekly policing services with the Windham County Sheriff’s Office, effective since Tuesday, July 13.
Residents at the 2021 Londonderry Town Meeting overwhelmingly voted to support the $41,000 one-year contract,...
BENNINGTON- The Jacob and Valeria Langeloth Foundation has awarded Bennington College a $10,000 grant to support the Incarceration in America think tank that will be held October 1 and 2. 
This think tank will focus on building a continuing education program for students with long-term or...
WINDHAM COUNTY - During this year’s national Click It or Ticket seat belt campaign, which will take place through June 6, the Windham County Highway Safety Task Force (WCHSTF) teamed up with law enforcement nationwide for a Border to Border (B2B) kickoff event. The B2B initiative aims to increase...
Arrested on child sex charges
READSBORO- On Tuesday, June 3, Vermont State Police arrested Eugene Peterson, 63, of Readsboro, on a charge of lewd and lascivious conduct with a child. The arrest followed an investigation, in conjunction with the Vermont Department of...
Townshend man charged in two incidents
TOWNSHEND- Police charged Andrew Persson, 44, of Townshend, with two counts of domestic assault on Tuesday, May 25, after they investigated a complaint of incidents that reportedly took place on Saturday, January 23 and Sunday, May 9...
“The saddest thing about getting very old is that you outlive all your friends.” That was said to me many years ago by Evelyn, the 95-year-old mother of my closest friend. Her advice was, “Start making friends with people 20 years younger than you are once you hit your 70s.” 
Evelyn was...

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