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VERMONT STATE POLICE BRADFORD--On Dec. 5, Vermont State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Cookeville Road in Corinth. Members of the Corinth Fire Department and FAST Squad also responded. Lucas Campbell, 29, of Corinth, was traveling on Cookeville Road when he lost control of his vehicle. The vehicle traveled off the roadway and rolled over. Campbell was evaluated at the scene and did not need further medical attention. The icy roadway was a contributing factor in the crash. Randall Batten Jr. was issued a Vermont civil violation complaint for driving on roadways laned for traffic. On Dec. 4, state police responded to a report of a vehicle which had crashed into a utility pole on Ryegate Road in Ryegate a couple of miles north of Wells River. The Department of Motor Vehicle Commercial Enforcement Unit and a crew from Green Mountain Power responded as well. Investigation revealed that a tractor-trailer was traveling south when it drifted offthe west side of the roadway. The tractor-trailer traveled along a ditch, striking a sign post and then a utility pole. The impact sheared offapproximately 20 feet of the pole. The tractor-trailer traveled along the ditch for a couple of hundred feet before coming back onto the roadway. The tractor-trailer did not stop and continued south. On Dec. 5, state police charged Randall Batten Jr. with leaving the scene of a crash. He is scheduled to appear in Caledonia Court on Jan. 29. On Dec. 5 at approximately 12:40 p.m., Vermont State Police received a report ofatwo-vehicle collision on Railroad Street in Wells River Village. Operator Jason Kudo-Balough, 31, of Benton, was traveling west on Railroad Street and lost control of his vehicle on a sharp curve near Wells River Chevrolet beneath the railroad trestle. Kudo-Balough collided with a TT Unit driven by Tristan Smith, 42, of Woodsville. No Injuries were reported. The investigation is ongoing. On Dec. 8 at approximately 10 p.m., Vermont State Police conducted a motor vehicle stop on Village Road in Corinth. The operator, John Murphy, 21, of Piermont, was found to be under the influence of intoxicants and arrested on suspicion ofDUI. He was later released on a citation to appear at Orange County Superior Court. Baylie Ordway, River Bend Career and TechnicaICenter student from Rivendell Academy, is one of five nominees fromthe State of Vermont for the U.S. Department of Education's Presidential Scholars Award in a CTE program. She is a senior in the Health Science Technology program and is planning to attend NHTI after graduation and start a career in orthopedics. She is the daughter of Kim and Paul Ordway from Corinth. Pictured (l-r) is Karen Collman, River Bend Guidance Counselor; Betty Stuart, Health Science Technology Instructor; Ordway; and Bob St. Pierre, River Bend Director. She will be attending a celebration of the Presidential Scholars at the Vermont StateHouse in January. COURTESY PHOTO What's going on... .1 :T Groton Free Public Library On Dec. 10 at approximately 12:30 a.m., Vermont State Police came in contact with Dalton Harrington, 25, of Groton, who was operating a motor vehicle on a GROTON--Vermont vs. Hollywood: 100 Years of Vermont in Film will criminally suspendeddriver's license. Harringtonwas arrested, processed, and take place Dec. 14 at 6 p.m. Vermont has been a featured location in released on a Citation to appear at the Orange County Superior Court. Hollywood movies for nearly a century. It has represented many different *** ideals during that time, and its portrayal reflects both Vermont's own On Dec. 10, State Police responded to a single vehicle crash on Route 113 in history as well as American history. West Fairlee. Members of the West Fairlee Fire Department, Thetford Fire and FAST Squads, Vershire FAST Squad, and Upper Valley Ambulance responded Examining those films provides interesting and fun insights into the aswell.WarrenBaileylII,51,ofWestFairlee, was traveling west on Route 113 holdVermonthashadonlmaginationinthemediaage.AmandaKayGustin when he lost control ofhis vehicle. The vehicle traveled across the roadway and off ofthe Vermont Historical Society x ill provide background and share clips the north side. The vehicle traveled a couple hundred of feet along the side of the ranging chronologically from 1919' s Way Down East to 2005's Thank road before crashing in a ditch. Rescue personnel had to extricate Bailey from the You for Smoking. vehicle. He was transported to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. Alcohol On Dec. 18 from 5 - 7 p.m., the library is hosting a community event to appears to be a factor in the crash. Investigation is ongoing, celebrate the magic of the season. The event is all about families getting together, and it will include music, craft-making, hot chocolate and sweet December 13, 2017---JOURNAL OPINION--Page 9 PIERMONT VILLAGE SCHOOL --FIRST TRIMESTER-- --HONORS--- Camden Davidson, Stella Rose, Emma Marsh, Austin Larson, Mackenzie Kingsbury, Monty Fos- ter, Mike Hogan, Xander Pearl, Wyatt Underhill, Billy Menard, Daniel Brine, Tiffany Menard, Landon Kingsbury. RIVENDELL ACADEMY FIRST TRIMESTER --HIGH HONORS-- GRADE 12: Caleb Day, Beatrice Green, Karina Ricker. GRADE 11: Thessalie Butler, Allison Collins, Jonathan "Max" Haehnel. GRADE 10: Isabelle Formica, Moria Haehnel, Sean Maddock, Rachel O'Hearn, Makaila Oakes. GRADE 9: Andrew DeBois, Lauren Hair. GRADE 8: Ezra Avery, Alexandria McFate, Lyle Rinehimer. GRADE 7--Harrison Molesworth, Isabel Perry, Tovahn Vitols. ---HONORS-- GRADE 12: Brianna Bean, Lennart Burgwedel, Mikayla DeBois, Lucas Formica, Dashiel Fukushima, Jacob Kamel, Noah Martel, Baylie Ordway, Sienna Paley, Sarah Parenti, Owen Pelletier, Elyssa Riso. GRADE 11:Kenneth Beaupre, Charles Bradley, Joshua Eastburn, Madelyn Eastburn, Taiyo Galli, Casey Ghio, Jenna Gilbert, Morgan Goodrich, Alexzandria Gritsavage, Wyatt Guillette, Isaac Martel, Tucker Moore, Maia Perry, Caleb Roseberry, Leah Rutherford, Tanner Siemons, Samuel Surprenant, Lilia Tse, Meadow Yvon. GRADE 10: Hannah Gagner, Zachary Gould, Caitlin Kilmer, Sophia Moore, Elizabeth Noyes, Kelsey Peebles, Dylan Ricker, Luke Senn, Henry Tse. GRADE 9" Blake Betz, Cora Day, Caleb Haehnel, Devin Kwedor, Natalie Martin, Emily Smith, Adele Tilden, Kimberly Underhill, Bailey Welch. treats. Bring a friend and enjoy the wonder of connecting with your GRADE 8: Kyle Carter, Abigail Eaton, Keanu .... Hallmartel, Nicholis Hawkins Zachary Kilmer, Chris- community. It is sponsored by the Fnends of the Library. RSVP b Dec. 15 . , . . NH opts out .-, . ...... , ....... Y topher P,erce, Garrett Stever, Kyhe Taylor, Bnttney tJOV Issues oroer ,, to, vz). ~o'*~a~fo. ........ Whitcomb, Logan Wurtz. ............................ . y g u er, ZacharyCdley, SlerraFhnt, of FirstNet . Aumoooor,.slormeyoungestpatronsarenowavanaole---met)eginning GRADE7" R lei h B tl ' ' ' Oil 1 1,111~ oltne picture COOK coiiecnon wlm matcnmg auulo uus, manKs to tunasColin Gagner, Abigail Harrington, William Howe, CONCORD---Gov. Chris Sununu MNNITPFI.IFR Gnv Ph;1 raised by our Friends of the Library group. Maren MacQueen, Lily Otis, Ashton Pierson, Devon has announced that New Hampshire has'issued" u Executlve-( rder -- Shedd, Derek Vogelien, Joshiah Welch. will opt out of the FirstNet plan updating and enhancing the Execu- presented by AT&T, and will instead tiveCode of Ethics. - pursue a contract with Rivada The Executive Code of Ethics Tonnov Momarlal [ihrarv Networks, LLC for the provision of has long-reflected an important ....... J .....=- ........"-'='4= J an altemative plan for the build out standard ofintegrity for Executive NEWBURY--Therearelotsofnewbookswaitingtoberead.Lookforthe A1Dnointin,..n/-em, tl, COMMUNITY BREAKFAST ofahigh speedwireless broadband Branch appointees," Scott said. "It National Book Award Winners in the Reading Room. They are on the 1JIJ _ ~ ~ lllq*,il, l.lk, N?RTH . 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The govemor's decision comes government, and uphold high stan- 6p.m. This is a welcoming group that can be heard laughing a lot. ,1. .... ,~,,~,~,~,~J~. m,o~,uum ORt~ORD--The Orford Sen~r Center after the unanimous opt-out recom ............. Also on the first Thur f-- h ....................................... meals are on tuesaays at 11 :Ju a m at flaTus ior civil UlSCOurse annpUOllC suay o eac monm, me oootalSCUSSlOn group N.,~o., ]~/[~1-7 rdc" ~l~ot- "N.l~xxr~nr'~r fho g~ ...... t;r~nol ,-h, ..~la 1-'t.~..~r,~ t-I-, mendation from the Statewide " " m et t7 ..... .... " .............. : ........ ............................ service, e s a p.m. Check the Tenney Memorial Library web site to see what ....... College Hi ,hwav For more informatinn Interoperability Executive Com .... bookhasbeen h ....... ..... v ............. - -, Historically, the Code of Ethics c osen. Be sure to contact the hbrarlan to order a copy of ; ^ _ .... call (603 353-9107 mittee, andthe receipt ofa fmancial , - . - . na umu p nuem , - has reflected a governor s interest the cook to reaa ......... and regulatory due diligence report ....... .............. Llvlng /-kUVlSOry uoard Kicnard in ensuring taimess and "gnpartiality nermsana eealesgroupmeetsevery lnursaayn'omg:3Oto i Fras, r ...... from .t e,,FirstNet Opt-Out Review .... " ' a m .......... .r, s ...... . ....... , ........ . ................. ......... a orated to the Commum H1 FOOT CLINIC Com [tteei es b!ished by cxecu- in the condgct of s te l?usIness, , ........ whlleatthesa l 0eer courggmg " ChildrenmPre-Kvisltforstorytmaeonthesecondandfdurt Tuesday app, .... . ~ [7-..,g~1, ...... ..%." .... .2,, ,. tivedrdef0n0ct.'i6. .... - . - ,, ' .'.= _ i : ...... ;. ,..i o/. .... , , cnooI olvermom l: OarO. 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".." .... to connrm me appointment oi language Irom the State Constltu- vrograms are Iree ann open to me pUbliC Tom Thom on f ...... to unmatched and near universal ....... " s o urlora to me tIon that all governmental authority Assessin'- Standards Board OnNov coverage for the new public safety is derived from the people and all 27 h R&M Automotive network," Sununu said. "If we " " - : , t e EC voted to confirm the orncers o goverr , ent are account- a ointments Carl Schmi't f .... successfully navigate the opt-out able to them, appolntees are to act as pp u o : ervlce uenter path, New Hampshire will retain a. ' . Orford to the State Historical level of control that it would not examples and set a. civil and ,- Rescources Council and Thomas respecttul tone, appointees shall haveenjoyedinanopt-inscenario.I - ' e rua ms -l l[e Frawley of Lyme to the Oil Fund I " manage electronic communications -d Dior, ...... a am pleased that we have the to facilitatecompliancewithstate n]P lr]Po]nrl tlnna,,noa '! E voted'to'acce_tU eresi a io" n YOUR LOCAL UHAUL opportunity to pursue a plan that will law regarding pub!ic,,access to _l[J1 CtZll tllll ,?ll , ,U ofJolm Acker o oodsvil e'from RENTAL CENTER provide the maximum benefit to our public safety community and all of recur.as; appointees snau t)e m goou MONTPELIER--The Governor slnstitutes of Vermont announcesthe the State Aging Committee. 585 Benton Road our citizens. New Hampshire de- standmg with respect to payment of opening of the application for two winter weekends for motivated high North Haverhill, NH serves nothing less." all tax.obligations, now lncludmg school students taking place in February. -- 603-787-6408 Sununumade the announcement municipal and state taxes; appoin- All Vermont high school and technical center students are invited to service.rmautonh @gmail.com at New Hampshire State Police teesshall ensure sexual harassment attend. These two ay academic and arts intensives will take place at TroopF in Twin Mountain, wherehe in me workplace aces not occur or Goddard College. [ney are unique wasjoinedbyAttorney General and persist; full-time appointees shall programs designed to provide fun .... attend training on issues relating to and intensive study oppommities on FirstNet Opt-Out Review Commit- sexual harassment and govemmen- topics that promote a passion for v v ..... ..... tee Chair Gordon MacDonald, tal ethics at least annually, learning in a great community o, .................. Safety Commissioner John envtroument, i, /'qk Barthelmes, State Interoperability Weekend tuition is $10-$295 36 Oxbow Drive [ ' Coordinator John Stevens, and numerous other members of the public safety community. But not everybody supports the decision. District 1 Executive Councilor John Kenney, a Republi- can, has criticized the decision. He issued the following statement: "I'm very concerned with the Governor's decision today to opt out of FirstNet/AT&T, and to instead contract with Rivada, an inexperienced startup that has never built a wireless network before," Kenney said. "New Hampshire should not gamble with public safety, or pass up the opportunity to provide wireless coverage for 99 percent of New Hampshire as guaranteed by FirstNet/AT&T. Rivada' s plan is untested, unproven, and will not work. I cannot support this decision, nor support a contract with Rivada, which would mean giving up on enhanced rural cover- age for my District and improving public safety. The North Country is waiting for FirstNet/AT&T build out and the possibility of using addi- tional Spectrum for commercial purposes." PARISH PLAYERS THETFORD--The Parish Players production of"Scooter Thomas Makes It to the Top of the World" will take place Dec. 14-17. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Matinees Sundays at 3 p.m. General admission $15; seniors $12; students $10. Reservations at (802) 785-4344. CHRISTMAS DINNER NORTH HAVERHILL--There will be a Christmas dinner buffet Dec. 21 at the Horse Meadow Senior Center in North Haverhill. Entertainment by Ethel Cooper begins at 11 a.m., and appetizers service at 11:30. Dinner will be served by the Haverhill Police Department at noon. depending on family ability to pay:! Offerings during the two week- ends include disaster health and epidemiology, global education and youth voice, creative writing, de, sign/build engineering, social en'- trepreneurship, astrophotography debate and national issues, directing theater, world musicology and intermediate robotics. 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