Work on W.Lebanon and Hartford VT  Bridge
The West Lebanon-Hartford bridge project will start work on Bridge Street, Wednesday, April 22. There will be minimal impact to traffic for this week. The contractor will start working nights on Sunday, April 26 to construct drainage improvements. The work will begin at 6:00 pm until 3:00 am from Sunday through Thursday. During the nighttime working hours there will be alternating one-way traffic. Every attempt to minimize delays to traffic will be made

Suspect Named in Springfield Shooting
smithVermont law enforcement named the suspect in the murder of Wesley Wing this past weekend. Law enforcement officials said on Monday an arrest warrant was issued for Gregory Allen Smith 30, of Springfield for the 2nd degree murder. Vermont‘s investigative team and Keene NH Police Department search a 33 Page St residence in Keene warrant Monday, but Smith had already fled the scene. Keene Police seized the 2011 Black Infiniti allegedly used in the shooting. Police say Smith is now driving a 2004 white Buick Rendezvous with NH plate 3364095. The car also has a pink “NY” symbol on the rear window and a “zebra heart” decal on the left rear passenger window. Smith is believed to be wearing blue jeans/black shirt/grey and lime running shoes/NY Yankees hat with lime green/ white lettering.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Springfield Police Department at 802-885-2113, any barracks of the Vermont State Police or 911.

No New Leads on Missing Claremont Man

washburnThe search for missing Nicholas Washburn continues after no new leads were turned up at Saturday’s search. Washburns’ family and friends are offering a $500.00 reward leading to Washburn’s whereabouts. Washburn went missing on Friday, April 10 after crashing his car into the Main Street Bridge in Claremont. Police say he was fleeing from a domestic incident they were called to prior to the crash. Claremont’s Police Chief Alex Scott said there is no news on the case and that a prior record does not have a bearing on this case. Scott was responding to a report that Washburn plead guilty to attempting to elude a police officer during a high-speed chase on I-91 in March of 2010 after a reported domestic violence incident in Hartford Vt. The Claremont police have warrants out for Washburn’s arrest for the April 10, domestic violence incident.

Armed Robbery in Royalton VT

Vermont State Police say a male entered RB’s Deli in Royalton VT on Sunday evening, brandishing a knife and demanding money. The suspect took an unkown amount of cash from the register and then fled. An employee followed the man and saw him get on a green and white Diamondback bicycle. The man then crashed in a tree, abandoned the bike and ran down the train tracks. Police say the man is 5’10”, medium build, with dark hair. At the time the suspect was a wearing green Carhart style pants with a grey sweatshirt, his face was covered by sunglasses and a mask. Anyone with information about this robbery should contact the Vermont State Police in Royalton 802-234-9933