Leicester news for Dec. 9

The Leicester Historical Society will not be holding Bingo in December due to high COVID numbers in the area. Members hope that conditions will be better in April 2022, to gather again.

Leicester news for Nov. 24

The Leicester Historical Society will not be holding Bingo in December due to high COVID numbers in the area.

St. Agnes to close the hymnals for final time

The church, built in 1881, was erected to serve the farming communities of Leicester and Whiting.

Leicester man faces felony gun charge

MIDDLEBURY — A Leicester man faces multiple charges — including possession of a dangerous weapon in the commission of a felony — after he allegedly fired at a vehicle parked at Middlebury’s Briarwood Apartments back on April 20, shortly after midnight.No … (read more)

Leicester news for Apr. 29

LEICESTER — Green Up Day is this Saturday, May 1. Green Up bags are available at the Town Office, between the two office doors. Full bags will be picked up late Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and 2. The town is sponsoring the traditional free lunch for those … (read more)

Motorcyclist injured in Lake Dunmore crash Monday evening

LEICESTER — A 22-year-old Leicester man was taken by helicopter to UVM Medical Center Monday evening after he was injured when the classic motorcycle he was driving near Lake Dunmore crashed. Vermont State Police report that Jozef Sloma was driving a 1956 … (read more)

Leicester news for Apr. 15

LEICESTER — Green Up Day is Saturday, May 1. Green Up bags are available at the Leicester Town Office, between the two office doors. Bags will be picked up late Saturday and Sunday, May 1 and 2. The town is sponsoring the traditional free lunch for those … (read more)

Betty Lou Bearor, 87, of Leicester

LEICESTER — Betty Lou Bearor, age 87, passed away Monday, March 8, 2021, at her home in Leicester. Betty was born in Ticonderoga, N.Y., on Nov. 25, 1933. She was the daughter of Fredrick and Johann Prahm. She grew up in Johnstown, N.Y., where she received … (read more)

Virginia Burgoyne Wolf, 100, Leicester

LEICESTER — Virginia Estelle Burgoyne Wolf, a direct descendant of English General John Burgoyne, age 100, passed away Monday, March 15, 2021, at Porter Hospital in Middlebury. Mrs. Wolf was born in Jersey City, N.J., on October 9, 1920. She was the daugh … (read more)

Leicester man killed in Route 7 crash

LEICESTER — A Leicester man was killed Wednesday evening when his car went off Route 7 in his hometown. Vermont State Police found Jeffery McGrath, 53, dead in his car at the scene of the crash. At around 5:30 p.m. on Oct. 7 state police received a report … (read more)

Dog lost in swamp for four weeks comes home

LEICESTER — Having a runaway dog is a heartbreaking experience for any pet owner. The first few days of frantic searching, the Facebook posts asking for help, the constant vigilance scanning the fields and walking, calling your dog’s name. If you’re lucky … (read more)

Leicester news for Jul. 23

LEICESTER — The Leicester town Democratic Caucus for the purpose of nominating justices of the peace will be held via Zoom on Monday, July 27, at 7 p.m. Call 247-3171 and leave message with your email address. To obtain an absentee ballot for the Aug. 11 … (read more)

Stories & Photos: Students use art to reflect on distance learning

In early May, the Henry Sheldon Museum of Vermont History invited people to share their personal stories, pictures, and video clips of how they are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. Students from Brandon answered the call. Neshobe Elementary School art … (read more)

Stories & Photos of Distance Learning: Braeden James Waldie

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of stories and photos by Neshobe Elementary School students in reaction to their spring spent distance learning. Braeden James Waldie — 6th grade I am in sixth grade and would normally be caught up in field trips, p … (read more)

Stories & Photos of Distance Learning: Odin Waldie

Editor’s note: This is part of a series of stories and photos by Neshobe Elementary School students in reaction to their spring spent distance learning. Odin Waldie (Braeden’s little brother) I am 7 years old and I have gone to Leicester School for three … (read more)

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