Dartmouth Students Organized Anti-Trump Protest
Protests against Donald Trump winning the US Presidency broke out yesterday not only in major US cities but in Hanover. Yesterday afternoon over 300 Dartmouth students, faculty and Upper Valley community members joined in a “Walk for Love and Justice”. The event was a protest against President Elect Donald J. Trump.
Alyssa Jorgensen ’17 and Ashley Zepeda ’18 and others organized the event. The march began at the Green following a sit in where on Tuesday night students had camped out and held a sit in. The protest started with about 100 and ended up with a crowd of about 300.
Protesters shouted “Love trumps hate,” “No justice no peace,” “F#ck Donald Trump” and “Black Lives Matter.” Demonstrators occupied the right lane of Main Street and brought traffic to a standstill on Main Street.
Windham Sheriff’s Office Seeks Help With Stolen Trailer
The Windham VT Sheriff’s Office is asking the public for help with information on a theft of a trailer containing four snowmobiles. A 2000 black Renegade trailer was stolen on October 15, from D&R Auto on Rt. 123 in Westminster. The enclosed trailer bears the VT license plate APL457 and has a V shaped front and has a large rear door. Snowmobiles inside are a 2005 Artic Cat, and 2005,2004,2003 Ski Doos. Two Vehicles associated with the theft are a red or maroon Jeep Grand Cherokee early to mid 2000’s. The second is a newer GMC pickup, possibly Denali edition with a crew cab with a chrome grill. Anyone with any information is asked to please contact Deputy Rheaume with the Windham County Sheriff’s Office at (802) 365-4942.
Newport Remains Under Mandatory Water Restriction
Despite recent rain and Newport residents conserving water, the mandatory water restriction for the town remains. On Monday, the Select Board thanked residents for their cooperation with the mandatory water restriction but said the water table remains the same. The mandatory restriction was put in effect on October 4 following a voluntary water restriction in August due to NH drought conditions.
Washington NH PD Seek Owners of Lost and Found Items
The Washington Police Department is requesting permission from the Court to dispose of lost and found property in their evidence room. A complete list of items is on our facebook page. If you feel any of these items may belong to you, please contact Chief Murdough or Lt. Marshall to further identify the property at 603-495-3294.
Electronic swipe card
Car key alarm fobs
Nintendo game card
Vermont To Hold Hearings on Future of Trains
The Vermont Transportation Board will be holding a public forum in White River Jct. The forum is to discuss transportation policy of passenger and freight trains and how Vermont’s rail interests can meet the need of residents. The Board will hold the forum on November 16 at Hotel Coolidge on 39 South Main Street in White River at 6 p.m. Vermont is poised to significantly expand passenger rail in the very near future and the state is seeking growth opportunities for the movement and offloading of freight and to significantly increase passenger rail service according to David Coen, Acting Chair of the Transportation Board.