State police: Leicester house fire ruled suspicious

Vermont State Police are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged a home at 1691 Route 7 Sunday night.

RNESU learning COVID lessons

BRANDON — During the COVID-19 pandemic, youngsters have seen the brightness of their childhoods darkened by the specter of disease, uncertainty and the real-time fissuring of a society in which many have been taught to trust implicitly. New Rutland Northe … (read more)

Leicester news for Jul. 21

The Leicester Democratic Caucus for the purpose of nominating Justices of the Peace will be held on Monday, Aug 8, at 7:00 pm. at the Leicester Senior Center at the Four Corners.

Sign up for upcoming dairy workshops

A free dairy herd management workshop, Raising Healthy Heifers, will be offered Aug. 25. from 10 a.m. to noon, at Taconic End Farm, 1395 Leicester-Whiting Road, Leicester.

Leicester news for Jun. 9

Old Jerusalem Road, also known as Creek Road, will be closed from June 7 to Sept. 6 so a large culvert can be replaced with a bridge over the Leicester River where it meets the Otter Creek.

Area man facing multiple charges

A Leicester man has pleaded not guilty to a slew of criminal charges after police said he threatened to kill two adults and two children who were related to his ex-girlfriend, and then recklessly drove after them at Moosalamoo Campground in Salisbury over … (read more)

Rutland Northeast hires Kristin Hubert as its next superintendent

The curriculum chief will replace the retiring Jeanné Collins on July 1.

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)

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