Coffee With The Chief
Sunapee Police Chief, David Cahill wants to have coffee with you. The Chief says any citizen of Sunapee is welcome to stop by and talk with him or other officers on Wednesday, April 15 from 7:30-8:30 in the Safety Services Building. The Chief says he’ll buy the donuts. All the refreshments are free and provided for by the Sunapee Police Benevolent Association.

stony brook fire

Photo Courtesy of NL Fire Department

No Firefighters Injured in Floor Collapse
A fire Tuesday afternoon caused major damage to a home on Stony Brook Road in New London. Fire Chief Jay Lyons said the homeowners called in the fire that started in their garage shortly after 1 pm. New London Fire department was on scene in five minutes.
Lyons said the crew made an aggressive attack on the building and while the fire fighters were putting out hot spots a back draft caused an explosion and collapsed the roof on the firefighters No one was injured.
New London Police closed off Stony Brook Road during the firefight and Eversource was on scene to cut off power to the home. Although the cause of the blaze is still undetermined, the owners of the home were boiling maple syrup outside the garage prior to the fire starting. The owners are currently staying with neighbors.

Budget Season in New London
It is budget season in New London. Last night at New London’s Public Budget Hearing town administrator Kim Hallquist reported this year the Selectboard and budget committee are presenting the same budget. Also there are no
Petition warrant articles for appropriations. There will be one warrant article put on by the Selectboard asking for $350,000.00 for repairs needed on the Academy Building. The building is where the town offices are and dry rot was discovered in the clapboards last month. A public hearing for the proposed $350,000 warrant article is on Monday, April 13 during the regular Selectboard meeting at 6:00 pm.

Reward Offered in Vermont Theft
stolen cannonVermont State Police are investigating a burglary on S. Reading Road in Cavendish VT. Police say someone took a Honda dirt bike and a brass canon sometime between the evening of March 31 and morning of April 1. The owner is offering a reward for the recovery and conviction of the person/persons responsible. Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact Trooper Brian Berry of the Rockingham State Police Barracks at 802- 875.2112