NH Police Cadet Training Starts 42nd Session
NH Police Cadet Training Academy starts its 42 session this Saturday in Concord. The 145 Cadets attending come from four states with most of them from New Hampshire and the local towns of Andover, Canaan, Charlestown, Enfield, Franklin, Grantham, Newport, No Walpole, Springfield, Sunapee, Tilton, Walpole and Weathersfield VT. The one-week residential program ends with a formal graduation ceremony at 4 pm on Saturday June 26 at the New Hampshire Technical Institute (NHTI) in Concord. The Academy and staff will also award two scholarships worth a total of $1,500 to students continuing their education in the law enforcement or criminal justice fields.

Hanover to Hold Public Hearing on Fees
The Hanover Selectboard is holding a public hearing on Monday at 7:30 pm. The hearing is for consideration and approval of the town’s proposed rate and fee schedule for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. The meeting is in the boardroom of the Municipal Building on 41 South Main Street in Hanover.

Santa’s Land Owner Arrested
The Windham Sheriff’s Department has arrested the owner of Santa’s Land in Putney VT. Lillian Billewicz was arrested last week for failure to appear in Brattleboro Criminal Court in May. Billewicz was to be re arraigned on animal cruelty charges and was facing five additional charges of animal cruelty. In February of 2014, several animals were found dead and others found malnourished. The last 24 fallow deer were taken from the property in late fall. Billewicz was lodged at the SSCF and held on a $5,000 bail.

Springfield Police to Establish Liaison Committee
The Springfield VT Police Department is re establishing the Liaison Committee between the Southern State Correctional Facility and Springfield residents. The committee was originally created when SSCF was being built. It was established to provide communication and transparency but ceased after the facility opened. Springfield Police feel that the re establishing the Liaison Committee is needed to keep communications opened. In addition to seeking members, police urge community members to give input.
The Liaison committee will meet quarterly. The first meeting will be on July 15 from 6 to 8 pm in the visiting room at the Southern State Correctional Facility.
Applications for the committee are on the town’s website under Town Boards and Committees. Or call 802-885.8707 and have one sent to you.

Runnings Donates Green Buckets To 4-H
Summer has not officially arrived but 4-H Clubs are gearing up for county fairs. Sullivan County 4-H Club will have some extra help this year at the Cornish Fair Aug 21-23 with a donation of Green Buckets from Runnings. Runnings a family-owned retailer of general merchandise and strong supporter of youth organizations, is donating 14,428 5-gallon buckets dyed in signature 4-H green to 4-H clubs in six states including NH. Dennis Reed, Runnings owner, said, “Growth and development of our young people is vital to our future.”The more that we as community partners can positively support them, the better.” 4-H actively involves more than 6 million youth across the country.