Two Springfield VT Women Arrested on Drug Charges
Two Springfield VT Women were arrested for selling heroin in separate arrests on Friday. Springfield police say Jessica Wood and Christine Carvage were arrested as part of their ongoing investigation into individuals selling heroin in various parts of Springfield.
Both women were released on citation. They will appear on July 11, in Windsor Criminal Court to answer the charge of selling heroin.


Kitchen Mishap Cause of 2 Alarm Fire in Newport
A kitchen accident was determined to be the cause of a fire that ravaged a multi unit apartment building in Newport on Saturday. Newport Fire Officials said heavy fire was coming from the downstairs apartment building when they arrived at 21 Summer Street just after 6:30 pm. Newport immediately issued a second alarm to call in multiple mutual aid companies. Two residents were treated at the scene for minor injuries but no other injuries were reported.
Firefighters searched the second floor for pets reported left behind in an apartment. They were able to save two dogs and a cat, but several other animals perished.
High heat, fire conditions and modified construction hindered fire fighting operations but the blaze was deemed under control just before 10:30 pm. Newport firefighters returned to the scene on Sunday to check for hotspots and clean up. The Red Cross is assisting several families displaced from the fire. The fire was investigated by the Newport Police and Fire Departments before determining the fire was caused by a kitchen accident.
Sullivan County Fugitive of the Week
Sullivan County’s fugitive of the week is Felicia Surething of Springfield VT. A warrant for Ms.Surething’s arrest was issued on May 10th after she failed to appear for her arraignment on May 4th. Ms Surething was indicted by a Sullivan County Grand Jury in February on one count of Conspiracy and Sale of Heroin and one count of being the Principle Accomplice for the sale of Heroin. In April Ms. Surething was indicted by the grand jury for one count of possession of a controlled drug.
Felicia Surething is a 28-year-old white female, 5’2” tall, weighs 230 pounds and has black hair and green eyes. Surething’s last known address was 123 Olive Street in Springfield VT.
Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Felicia Surething can call the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department at (603) 863-4200

Newbury VT Woman Killed in ATV Accident
A Newbury VT woman was killed in an ATV accident on Sunday afternoon. Vermont State Police said Christine Wheeler was found unresponsive pinned under her Polaris ATV shortly before 4 pm. The Polaris had rollover the top of down Wheeler’s, Fish Pond Road driveway and on top of her. Wheeler succumbed to her injuries at the scene.
Sunapee’s 250th Quilt
Sunapee’s 250th Committee will kick off the creation of a town quilt on Monday, June 5th. The committee will meet at the Historical Society Museum in the Harbor at 7 pm and invite all quilters and non-quilters to attend. Ideas for squares portraying Sunapee’s past using appliqué and embroidery are welcomed and encouraged. The Historical Society will provide some ideas and squares to use as a base. If you have, any questions Call Becky Rylander at 763-8809.