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• Oxbow "G M P 22, 2014--JOURNAL OP/N/ON--Page 7 heys dthe, wo euns e CE significantly affect the high school's four service centers within 60 miles exactly when all of the workers educational program, of each other. They said there was no would be based out of Wilder. They The items he deleted from the other comparable cluster anywhere plan on selling their Bradford site to budget include $2,500 for science in Vermont. a nearby business as soon as an ORANGE COUNTY firearms; execute cooperation agree- equipment, $11,000 for new weight They said that the two offices environmental assessment is con- SUPERIOR COURT- ment with the state. He was held at the Southern State Correctional Facility in VERMONT STATE room equipment, $15,000 from the closing had the least amount of ducted. As previously reported by CRIMINAL DIVISION Springfield. *** drama department, $9,000 for outages in the state. Additionally, the Journal Opinion, that business CHELSEA--The following cases were POUCE library furniture, and $15,000 for even in the area previously serviced isFarm-Way. Darrell Duprey Jr., 30, of Chelsea BRADFORD--On Jan. 14 at 2:46 the guidance department, by the Bradford office, most of the GMP remains the owner and heard before Judge Robert P. Gerety Jr. of the Orange County Superior Court- pleadedguiltytovehicleoperationwith p.m., a report was received about a outages typically happen in Thetford operator of the hydroelectric dam at Criminal Division in Chelsea on Jan. 15. license suspended on July 3. The burglary at a residence owned by Peter The board decided unanimously to find within the current budget up and in parts closer to the Wilder Bradford Falls, but the building All defendants were released on arrestingagencywasVSPinRoyalton, and Mary Mazur on Route 113 in to $7,000 for additional computer office, housing the turbines is not conditions unless otherwise note& He also admitted second violation of Vershire. The burglary, inwhichjewelry and tech education and web site Additionally, they said thatwhile contimously manned as operations Arraignments probation; that probation stems from and other items were taken from the development. The money would the Bradford office typically has and electricity generation can be On Jan. 13, ReginaidJ. GochieSr., convictionforafailuretocomplywiththe home, is estimated to have occurred on four lineworkers they have essen- monitored remotely. 39, of Bradford pleaded innocent to sex offender registry on Dec. 18.Forthe Jan. 14 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. fund a .4 full-time equivalent tially had justtwo over the last 18 Alex Nuti-de Biasi can be domestic assault on Jan. 10. The VOP, his sentenced was all suspended Anyonewithanyinformationaboutthis burglary is asked to call Trooper Richard, position. Police in Bradford. He was ordered not unsatisfactory discharge from the proba- Ostrout at (802)222-4680. Smith, who is part of a commit- months making both on call all the reached al editor@'onews.com, arresting agency was Vermont State except 18 days and he was given an tee looking at revamping the time. ' toharassorhavecontactwithhisalleged tion; on the DLS he was sentenced to *** school' s web site, sairhavingasolid "We don't have that anywhere victim, nor enter upon the residential serve four to five days to start on Jan. 15 At about 3:30 a.m. on Jan. 17, and informative web site is critical elSeconsolidatingin the state,"the officesBUrke weSaid'have"BYa County panel to interview premises. *** with credit for time served, and charged$197 in surcharge.s~,, alarmTr°°per Joshua Lewis responded to anat Alley's Market on Route 302 in to recruiting students from sending larger pool of workers to draw from commission candidates Melissa A. Smith, 40, of Bethel South Ryegate. Once there, police found communities. He said it's a market- pleaded innocent to driving under the Nathan E. Ellsworth, 22, of Corinth that burglars had gained access to the ing tool that previously had been and be on call. done"piecemeal." They said the office closure NORTH HAVERHILL--The influenceonJan, l . The arresting agency pleaded guilty to vehicle operation with storebysmashingalargefrontwindow. Walsh said adding additional would achieve some $200,000 in Graflon County Executive Commit- was the Orange County Sheriff's reckless or gross negligence on Aug. 24. A large quantity ofcigarettes was taken staff to help teach technology savings but that they would be tee will meet Monday morning to Department *** The charge was amended from DUI; the and there was a sigmficant amount of "would drive the school closer to increasing the number of interviewcandidatesfortheDistrict arresting agency was VSP in Bradford. damage to the business as a result ofthe 21St Century teaching and learning.,, lineworkers around the state. At the #2 commissioner vacancy. ThepleadedinnocenttodomesticassaultonJUneE'Withingt°n'53'°fBradf°rd finesandsurcharg.es..Ellsw°rthwassentencedt°pay$672in colored, oldermodelChevroletorGMCf°rcedentry'Atab°ut2a'm"adark- "It'smuchmorethanjusthaving time of the merger, the two interviews will be held ahead of a Jan. 11.ThearrestingagencywasVSP pickuptruckwithNewHampshiretags acuteweb site, Walsh said. companies had 142 combined full delegation meeting scheduled in Bradford. She was ordered not to Isaac Pomer, 20, of Barre pleaded wasseenintheparkinglotwhenthestore The board agreed and approved lineworkers. But GMP plans on for Jan. 27 where members will harass her allegedvictim, guiltyto vehicle 0peration with reckless was closed. Anyone with information the budget with the understanding increasing that number to 152 with make the final appointment. Senteneings or gross negligence on Sept. 7. The about this incident is urged to call 16 of those to be allocated between The comissioner seat was left On Jan. 13, Reece MacRae, 20, of charge was amended from DUI; the Trooper Lewis or Trooper David thatthefundingforthetechposition the Wilder and St. Johnsbury service unfilled after the death of Ray Thetford Center pleaded guilty by arresting agency was VSP in Bradford. Shaffer at (802)222-4680. " would be found. Burton of Bath in November. Burton waiver to vehicle operation with reckless Pomer was sentenced to pay $657 in *** Under some general discussion offices. On Jan. 19 at about 1 a.m., Sgt. about the budget, Smith asked the Selectboard chair Ted Unkles had occupied the position for more or gross negligence on June 30. The fines and surcharges. administration to look at the said board members had been than 20 years in addition to serving charge was amended from DUI. *** Michael Dion responded to a car MacRae was ordered to pay $1,916 in Silas Currier, 21, of Washington accident on Leighton Hill Road in staffing level compared to fixed concerned that two on-call on the state' s Executive Council in fmes and surcharges, reduced by $1,000 pleaded guilty to vehicle operation with Newbury. According to the police costs of education. Currently, Smith lineworkers living in the Bradford Concord for approximately three upon completion of the DUI Impact suspended license on Dec. 6. The report, Douglas Pierce, 51,ofNewbury said, the staffing costs comprise 65 area first had to go to Norwich decacdes. Program. *** arresting agency was VSP in Middlesex. lost control of his Audi TT, which went percent of the budget while it's before returning to an outage in The district encompasses Bath, Currier was sentenced to $542 in fines offthe road and hit a tree. Pierce was recommended that staffing account Bradford that residents or busi- Benton, Bethlehem, Easton, Collin J. Barry, 54, of Bradford and surcharges. *** wearing a seatbelt and was not injured, for 85 percent of total budget, nesses could suffer from the delays, Franconia, Haverhill, Landaff, Lin- pleaded guiltyto reckless endangerment but his vehicle was totaled as a result. "Something is out of kilter but the GMP representatives said coln, Lisbon, Littleton, Lyman, and four counts of arson in the fourth Aaron Leroy Moses, 39, of South Slick road conditions and speed were there," Smith said. He also asked that would not be the case. Lyme, Monroe, Orford, Piermont, degree onNov. 14. The arresting agency Royalton pleaded guilty to disorderly contributing factors to the accident. thatthe root of a $300,000 surplus They added they typically SugarHill, Warren, Wentworth and was VSP in Bradford. The arson counts conduct (obstruction) on July26. The Pierce was issued a written warning for were amended from a single charge of charge was amended from leaving the driving too fast for the snowy weather be examined because he feared it respond to an outage within 35 Woodstock. felonyarsoninthe first degree. Barry was scene of a crash with property damage, and the snow covered road. would not be sustainable, minutes with one on-call worker In December, 12 district resi- sentencedtoservefouryears, sixmonths The arresting agency was VSP in "I think we're headed for trouble responding directly to the scene and dents filed letters of interest in the to nine years all suspended; probation Royalton. Moses was sentenced to pay if we continue having surpluses like the second initially stopping at the position. They were Linda Lauer of warrant expires on Jan. 15, 2024. $492 in fines and surcharges. FOOD SAFETY PROGRAM that,"he said. service office to pick up a bucket Bath, Denis Ward of Monroe, Conditions include no contact with his Charges dismissed NORTH HAVERHILL-A ServSafe Board chair Kathy Damon of truck and drive that vehicle to an Michael King of North Haverhill, victimnorentryonherpropertyorplace Charges of domestic assault and food safety training and certification Don Lavoie of Bethlehem, Peter of employment; alcohol and mental simple assault on a law enforcement program is being held at the UNH Newbury said the annual school outage site. district meeting would be held on Burke and White also said there Glenshaw ofLyme, StevenConnolly health counseling; anger management officer on Aug. 20 were dismissed Cooperative Extension office on Feb. 5 inclement weather, an alternate date is March25 where voters would vote would be no layoffs as part of the of Bethlehem, Richard Long of screeningandtreatment;curfew;restric- against Cathy Place/51, of Windsor. and 12from9a.m.to3:30p.m.Incaseof tion of associates; no possession of The arresting agency was the Windsor Feb. 19. Participants in the training will by Australian ballot on whether or closure and no employee is being Bath, Stephen Whitney of Bath, Jeff firearms; and no purchase, possession or Police Department. learn basic food sanitationprinciples from not to approve the budget as forced torelocate. StieglerofNorthHaverhill, Michelle consumptionofalcohol. __ receivingtoserving, how to improve the presented. While GMP was slated to pull Gonthier of Woodsville, Paul *** quality of food served, lower costs, The board also decided to have out of the Bradford and Wells River Anderson of Piermont, and Mark Jamie Lussier, 42, of Croydon, NH increase profitability and make decisions an informational meeting on March offices by the end of last October, Secord of Lisbon. pleaded guiltyto a felony of larceny from SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCING that will keep their customers safe. To 17 to present the budget to the they have had some delays in The appointment willbe good person on Oct. 16. The arresting agency FAIRLEE-OnJan. 22 and 29 from 7 to 9 register, call(603)787-6944. until November' s elections. There was the Thetford Police Department. p.m. in the Fairlee Town Hall, there will be public and answer any questions ensuring the Wilder office can voters may have. The informational accomodate all of the vehicles are three Grafton County Commis- Lussierwas sentencedto serve six to 12 dancingto Scottish music. All dances are meeting date was tentative based on formerly stationed in Bradford so sioners, Mike Cryans of Hanover months all suspended except three taught and no partner is necessary. BRADFORD SELECTBOARD months, with credit for time served. Beginners are welcome and the first BRADFORD-Theregularmeetingofthe whether or not the meeting could be some workers remain at that office, and Martha Richards of Holderness Conditions include: reside where di- informationSeSsi°n is free.callAdmission(802)439-3459.is $3. For more #Bradf°rdl 0A in theSelectb°ardBradford AcademyWill be heldoninjan.rOom23 are theothers, rected; restriction of associates; no at6:30p.m. covered by local press and be published before the vote on March 25. Otherwise, the informational meeting would be held on March 13. A definitive date will be an- nounced later. Ed Ballam can be reached at eballam L'onews, com. -Trial (continued fivm page 1) questionnaire and find a middle ground. They have a pretrial confer- ence scheduled for next month. At the conclusion of the hearing, Judge Robert P. Gerety Jr. asked Porter and Sleigh whether a plea agreement could be reached prior to trial. "We're always talking," Sleigh responded. "But right now it looks like a trial." Porter did not add anything further when asked by a reporter about a potential plea agreement. Alex Nuti-de Biasi can be reached at editor@'onews.com. PRIMITIVE BIATHLON JEFFERSONVILLE-On Jan. 25 and 26, the 19th Annual Smugglers' Notch Primitive Biathlon will be held at the Sterling Ridge Inn. A two-mile course will include four target stages and a total of nine shots with several classes of events, which will be held regardless of weather conditions. For information, call (802)933- 4880 on weekends and evenings and (802)644-8232 on weekdays. UV COMMUNITY BAND LEBANON-On Jan. 28 at 7:30 p.m., the 70-plus members of the Upper Valley Community Band will present "An Ode to Winter" at the Lebanon Opera House. The band has partnered with Vital Communities to promote its outreach programs. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors and children. Pre-school age children are admitted free. Tickets are available from any band member and at the door. Refreshments will be served during intermission. BABYSITTER NEEDED I am looking for a Babysitter Monday-Friday from 8am-4pm. Time is subject to change depending on my schedule and travel time. 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