Thursday, March 30, 2017

2017 Weathersfield Directory Sign Up Sheet Available!

Don't miss this! The Sign Up Sheet for the 2017 Weathersfield Directory is now available!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at or call 802-738-7413

We can also email you a copy of the sign up sheet or have a volunteer come visit you if you need more assistance.

We look forward to receiving your submissions!!!!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Vermont Mountain Bike Association Membership Dues now Due!

Vermont Mountain Bike Association's post.
Ascutney Friends - if you haven't signed up for this year's membership yet, please take a few minutes. Check out the great benefits, and help us bring you the best trails possible! Thanks!
Saturday is membership renewal day!!

Your VMBA/chapter membership runs from April 1 to March 31st.

Membership is open now...get in early and start using your benefits for spring upgrades and tune ups.

VMBA is comprised of 27 chapters. When joining a chapter you're also becoming a member of VMBA. In turn, you strengthen the uniquely productive…

Aging In Place, Weathersfield - Initial Start Up Meeting!

Event: Mar 30, 2017, 4:00 PM. Martin Memorial Hall, Route 5, Ascutney

Aging In Place is a group of community members coming together to create a network of services and resources to assist neighbors who want to remain in their homes for as long as possible as they age.

We are facilitating an Aging in Place group in Weathersfield, and welcome any of you out there who would like to lend your thoughts, ideas and talents to the formation of the group.

Many of our neighboring towns have had such groups for a while, so we can build on some of their ideas as well as come up with our own.

Please join us!

Initial meeting to get things underway will be on Thursday, March 30 at Martin Memorial Hall, 4:00 PM.

Please call Peggy Kehew at 263-9553 if you have questions.

Hope to see you there!

Sunday, March 26, 2017

More Springfield Police Log

Happenings in and around Springfield VT's post.
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Springfield Police log
Driving while Criminally Suspended
Case #:17SF002155
Investigating Officer: Officer Deslauriers...
Date of Arrest: March 20, 2017
DEFENDANT: Anthony Thompson, 27, North Springfield, VT
On 3-20-2017 an Officer conducted a traffic stop for an alleged traffic violation. The operator, Anthony Thompson, operators license was criminally suspended at the time of the stop. Thompson was processed and released without incident.
Thompson will appear in Windsor County Court on May 16 to answer to the alleged charge.
Sale of Heroin
Case #: 17SF00930
Investigating Officer: Officer Prince
Date of Arrest: March 23, 2017
Defendant: Jessie Marro, 36, Springfield, Vermont
On 03/23/2017 at approximately 1930 hours Jessie Marro was arrested for Sale of Heroin following an investigation. Marro was issued a Citation for the alleged offense and was arraigned in Windsor County Court on March 24th.
Arrest on Warrants
Possession of Heroin
Resisting Arrest
Case #: 17SF002245
Investigating Officer: Officer Prince
Date of Arrest: March 23, 2017
Defendant: Seth Smith, 23, Perkinsville, VT
On March 23rd at approximately 2343 hours Officers conducted a motor vehicle stop on a vehicle at the corner of Pearl and Park Street for a minor traffic offense.
Upon investigating the operator, Smith, it was revealed that Smith had four active Felony Warrants.
As Officers informed Smith that he was being arrested he took leg bail down Pearl Street and into the woods behind the Elks Lodge.
Smith was subsequently taken into custody and was also allegedly found to be in possession of Heroin.
Smith was transported to the Springfield Police Department for processing, was issued a citation for the alleged Possession of Heroin and Resisting Arrest, and lodged at Southern State Correctional Facility in lieu of $3,000. bail on the outstanding warrants.

Weathersfield PTA Penny Sale, May 6, 2017 - Donations Needed

We are still in need of donated gift items please. Items must be NEW.

Mother's Day Flower Sale by Ascutney Fire Association, May 13th

Katie Palamar Cooper's event.
MAY 13 - 8 am

Sat 8 AMAscutney Fire Station

What is Aspartame?

Simple Organic Life's photo.

Volcano In Vermont!??!??!?!
Mt. Ascutney is a great place for hiking, and its history is incredible. This mountain was a volcano in Vermont and you can still see the rocky remains.

EpiPen Recall

Domestic Assault

Weathersfield Police Department
March 22, 2017
Subject: William Fellows
Offense: Domestic Assault

On this date this department responded for a report of an assault at a residence.

After an investigation the male was charged with allegedly assaulting his daughter.

The male was cited into court on March 23, 2017

Driving While Criminally Suspended, Weathersfield Center Road

Weathersfield Police Department
Date: March 21, 2017
Subject: Jodi Crawford
Offense: Driving while criminally suspended

On this date a motor vehicle stop was conducted on Weathersfield Center Road.

The female operator was subsequently charged for allegedly operating while under suspension criminally.

She was cited into court at a later date.

Digital Motor Vehicle Inspection Program Passes First Week

Monday was the start of Vermont's Automated Vehicle Inspection Program…|By Vermont Watchdog

James E Williams, 74

  James E. Williams 74, passed away on Wednesday Morning March 22, 2017 at the Elm Wood Center in Claremont, N.H. He was born December 13, 1942 in Rutland, Vermont the son of Edward and Ann (Crahan) Williams. He attended Springfield Schools.

He was active with 4-H while attending school. He later served in the Chester Army Reserves.
He owned and operated Williams Fence Company in Weathersfield, Vermont for 40 + years.

He was an avid bass fisherman, competing in and winning many tournaments over the years, catching several trophy bass. In later years he enjoyed shrimping and ocean fishing while wintering in Florida.

He was an avid camper, fisherman, enjoyed spending winters in Florida, A devoted family man who loved his grandchildren.

He is survived by two sons – Edward Williams of Weathersfield, Richard Williams and his wife Suzanne of Pittsford, daughter Vickie Wyman of Keene, N.H. Soul mate and companion of 32 years Nadine Leet of Springfield, two step-daughters Kathy Leet Kennedy and Michael Martin, and Lisa Young and her husband Larry all of Pembroke, N.H. Two sisters – Barbara Williams Shepard of Derby, Vt. and Mary Williams of Pembroke, MA. 15 grandchildren, 2 nieces, 1 nephew and countless others Jim took in over the years.

Friends may call at the Davis Memorial Chapel on Sunday evening April 2, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M.

A funeral mass will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. on Monday April 3, 2017 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Springfield, Reverend Peter Williams pastor will officiate.

Burial will be in the Pine Grove Cemetery in North Springfield at a later date.

Contributions may be made in his memory to Vermont 4-H 655 Spear St Burlington, Vermont 05401.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vt.

House Votes To Allow Confiscation of Firearms If There Are Allegations of Domestic Abuse

. H.422 - AN ACT RELATING TO REMOVAL OF FIREARMS FROM A PERSON ARRESTED OR CITED FOR DOMESTIC ASSAULT. . PASSED in the State House of Representatives on March 22, 2017, by a vote of 78-60 . Purpose: To allow law enforcement officers to confiscate firearms, without a warrant, from anyone arrested…

Rabies Clinics

Lost My Way Animal Shelter's post.
Cathy Sullivan, Weathersfield Animal Control

Here is a list of local rabies clinics:
Wendell Veterinary Clinic 603-863-3631
~Lempster 11-1 April 22nd
~Unity 11-1 May 6th

Pleasant Lake Vet Clinic 603-526-6976
~Grafton April 4th
~Danbury April 8th
~Sunapee Cove April 15th
~Andover April 22nd

Claremont Animal Hospital 603-543-0117

Winter Weather Advisory, Sunday 2pm Through Monday 11 am

US National Weather Service Burlington VT's post.

Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Sunday at 2 pm through 11 am Monday for the highlighted areas. Freezing rain and sleet is expected during this time and... can lead to slick travel and possible isolated power outages. Please use caution while driving. 

For more info click the link below:

Springfield Police Log

Happenings in and around Springfield VT's post.
Springfield Police log
Case Number: 17SF001789...
Investigating Officer: Sgt. Fitzgibbons
Date of Arrest: March 6, 2017
DEFENDANT: Faith Stone, 24, Springfield VT
On March 6, 2017 a physical assault was reported by a worker at the Alternative's program. The alleged assault occurred the night before. Faith Stone was issued a citation to appear in Windsor County Criminal Court on May 2nd for the alleged offense.
Domestic Assault
Case #: 17SF001744
Investigating Officer: Ofcr Leonard
Date of Arrest: March 4, 2017
Female Juvenile, 15, Springfield VT
Officers were called to a home in Springfield for a reported assault. The caller, the mother of the 15 year old juvenile, called reporting that the child had assaulted her by hitting, kicking, and throwing things at her.
Investigation found cause to take the juvenile into custody as a delinquent for allegedly assaulting the mother. The case has been referred to Family Court and also to DCF.
Case #: 17SF001964
Investigating Officer: Officer Neily
Date of Offense: March 12, 2017
Defendant: Moses J. Allen, 37, Springfield, VT
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Springfield Police were dispatched to Park St. in Springfield, VT for a report of a vehicle that had struck a snowbank and then drove off.
Following investigation, Moses J. Allen was cited into Windsor Superior Court-Criminal Division on March 28 to answer to the alleged charge of DUI.
Violation of Conditions of Release
Case #: 17SF001930
Investigating Officer: Officer Leonard
Date of Offense: March 4, 2017
Defendant: Juan C. Cardi, 25, Springfield, VT
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Motor vehicle stop for an inspection violation found Cardi as a passenger in the vehicle. A routine check of Cardi for wants and warrants revealed that he was on conditions of release with a 24 hour curfew.
Cardi arrested and processed for the allegedly violating his conditions of release. Cardi was issues a citation to appear on March 13th.
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Case #: 17SF002090
Investigating Officer: Prince
03/17/2017 / 1840 Hrs
Katie Perkins
AGE: 30
Springfield, Vermont
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 03/17/2017 at approximately 1840 hours Officers conducted a traffic stop on Park Street. A search was conducted on the vehicle as well as the subjects inside the vehicle.
Perkins was identified as the passenger. During a search of Perkins, she was allegedly found to be in possession of a controlled substance and was transported to the Springfield Police Department for processing.
Perkins was issued a citation to appear in Windsor Co nty Criminal Court on May 16 to answer to the allegation of Possession of a Controlled Substance.
Case #: 17SF002099
Investigating Officer: Officer Neily
Date of Offense: March 17, 2017
DEFENDANT: Debra Dee Keller, 58, Springfield, VT
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Springfield Police conducted a motor vehicle stop for an alleged minor motor vehicle violation on Center St. in Springfield, VT.
Upon investigation Debra Dee Keller was cited into Windsor Superior Court-Criminal Division on April 4th to answer to the alleged charge of DUI refusal.
Disorderly Conduct Noise in the Nighttime
Case #: 17SF002132
Investigating Officer: Officer Neily
Date of Incident: March 19, 2017
Defendant: David Haines, 55, Springfield, VT
Springfield Police were dispatched to Main St. in Springfield, VT for a report of an alleged noise disturbance.
Upon investigation David Haines was taken into custody for alleged disorderly conduct and noise in the nighttime.
Haines was lodged at SSCF in lieu of $1000.00 bail and arraigned in Windsor County Criminal Court on March 20th.
Wanted Person
Resisting Arrest
Case #: 17SF001962
Investigating Officer: Officer Neily
Date of Arrest: March 11, 2017
DEFENDANT: David H. Fuller, 49, Springfield, VT
Springfield Police responded to Pine St. in Springfield, VT in reference to a subject with an active arrest warrant.
Upon investigation David H. Fuller was taken into custody on the warrant and alleged resisting arrest.
Fuller will be arraigned on the alleged resisting charge on May 2nd. He will serve 10 days in jail on the outstanding warrant.
Arrest on Warrant
Case #: 17SF002065
Investigating Officer: Cpl Gilderdale
Date of Offense: March 16, 2017
Defendant: Jeffrey Matteson, 21, Springfield, VT
Officer's responded to 105 Loveland Street in Springfield, VT for a report of a wanted person. Upon arrival, contact was made with Matteson who allegedly had an active arrest warrant. He was taken into custody and subsequently lodged at SSCF in lieu of $1000.00 bail.
Possession of Heroin
Case #: 17SF002212
Investigating Officer: Officer Prince
Date of Arrest: March 22, 2017
DEFENDANTS: Female, 23, Springfield, Vermont
Devin Speed, 20, Weathersfield, Vermont
On March 22nd at approximately 1756 hours Officers were
at 120 Main Street investigating a separate incident when a search of the residence revealed suspected heroin.
Speed and Female were allegedly found to be in possession of the suspected heroin. Both Speed and Female were issued citations to appear in Windsor County Criminal Court on May 16 to answer to the alleged charge of Possession of Heroin.

Marine Division, Vermont State Police - Boating Safety Education

The Marine Division is responsible for recreational boating safety on all Vermont’s waterways. This task is accomplished by providing boating safety education,…

Please Take Down Bird Feeders on April 1

Warm spring weather and melting snow means bears will becoming out of their winter dens in search of food, The Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department said.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Weathersfield PTA is Requesting Help for May 6th Penny Sale

Weathersfield School
PTA is Requesting Help from Parents: PTA Needs your help!

PTA Needs your help!  Not many items have been turned in for the May 6th PTA sponsored Penny Sale.

This is a HUGE fund raiser for the 8th grade Boston trip, as well as many other events  and activities PTA provides for WS. 

PTA is asking each student to bring one item in to be sold at the Penny Sale.

Teachers are collecting the items. 

Please let us know if you can help.


Monday, March 20, 2017

Boater Education Course Required in Vermont - Sign Up Now!
The #802VSP's Marine Division and the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NSABLA) and other state, federal and nonprofit partners encourage boaters to enroll in a boating education course prior to the kickoff of the boating season. 

Forty-nine (49) states and U.S. territories, including Vermont, require a boating education course for operators of some powered vessels. Visit for a link to the boating safety online education course.

Careless and Negligent Operation, Excessive Speed and False Information to a Police Officer

Weathersfield Police Department
Date: March 20, 2017
Subject: Michael Bickford
Offense: Careless and negligent operation, excessive speed and False information to police officer

On this date the above was charged with allegedly operating a motor vehicle in an unsafe manner, driving at a high rate of speed and providing false information to police.

He was cited into court at a later date

Fatal Snowmobile Crash, Reading, VT

Fatal Snowmobile Crash / VAST Trail 106/Reading


CASE#:  17B201173                                          
RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Trooper Pregent / Sgt. Hudson
STATION:             Royalton                             
CONTACT#:        802-234-9933

DATE/TIME:        Between 8:30PM on 3/19 and 9:30AM on 3/20
STREET:                VAST Trail 106
TOWN:                 Reading
LANDMARK AND/OR CROSS STREETS: approximately 1.25 miles east of Brown School
House Road

OPERATOR:  Stephen Titus
AGE:       20 



On March 20, 2017 at approximately 9:45AM Vermont State Police received a report
of a deceased individual who apparently had been in involved a snowmobile crash
on VAST Trail 106 in the Town of Reading.

Troopers responded to the scene.  The preliminary investigation shows that
Stephen Titus of Reading had been operating his skidoo MXZ along VAST trail 106
when he went off the the groomed portion of the trail and collided with multiple

Titus who was not wearing a helmet passed away as a result of the injuries
sustained in the crash.  Speed is considered the primary factor in this crash. 

Anyone with information about this crash is asked to contact Trooper Pregent at
the Royalton State Police Barracks @ 802-234-9933

Snowmobiler Died on VT Trails

Another snowmobiler has died on the trails in Vermont.

20 Year Old Stephen Titus bodys' was found Monday morning in Reading near Brown Schoolhouse Road.

Age Appropriate Chores for Young Ones

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First Grade Fun Times
Children blossom when given responsibility. I am heart sick when students tell me they never have to do chores or they have no idea what a chore even is. Please. They need this. You need this. We all need it.

Happy First Day of Spring

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Possession of a Controlled Substance, Route 131

Weathersfield Police Department
Date: March 17, 2017
Subject: Patricia McCarthy
Offense: Possession of a Controlled Substance

On this date a motor vehicle stop was on Vermont Route 131. After a search of the vehicle the female operator was charged with allegedly being of possession of a controlled substance and issued a citation to appear in court at a later date.

Today is the Last Day of Winter!

Weatherize Upper Valley, March 22nd, Weathersfield Proctor Library

SPRING, the calendar says! But it's not too soon to button up for next year (It also helps keep you cooler in summer.)
Cavendish, Reading, Weathersfield, Windsor Energy Committees
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017 - 6-8PM

***** SAVE MONEY ***** ENERGY ***** STAY WARM!!!!!

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Country Creeme Sold To Local Couple, Now Villagers

Country Creemee at Downers Four Corners shared a Page.
Edward and I would like to take the opportunity to share our exciting news! In December, 2016 we sold the COUNTRY CREEMEE to JAIME WYMAN and ROB WESTNEY🎉

Although it was bittersweet, after only four years of ownership, we are pleased that with a new name and new owners we pass the ice cream scoop to two wonderful, hometown people!

Rob and Jaime have renamed the almost 60 year old establishment to VILLAGERS. They are excited and have many exciting ideas and plans in the making. We look forward to this spring as they reopen and will definitely be part of their first season, this time as faithful customers.

This Facebook page will be closing down in June, 2017. Feel free to Like and say hello to Jaime and Rob on their new Facebook page!

Villagers Ice Cream Restaurant updated their profile picture

2017 Out of the Darkness, Walk to Prevent Suicide, Raffles, Walk Sign Up


(802) 263-5939




How does the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention fight suicide?
AFSP uses you donations to:

Fund Research for Suicide Prevention
Create and Distribute Education Programs
Advocate for Public Policy
Support Survivors of Suicide Loss

Out of the Darkness Walks.
Help us save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.

Event Details

Walk Date: 09/23/2017
Walk Location: Toonerville Trail, Clinton St - Springfield, VT
Check-in/Registration Time: 09/23/2017 at 8:30 am
Walk Begins: 10:00 am
Walk Ends: 1:00 pm

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Heather Jarvis (info below) & Judy Jarvis (802-263-5549)
Contact Phone: 802-296-1989
Contact Email:

Online registration closes at noon (local time) the Friday before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.