Archive - Jan 27, 2013 - News Article
GLOVER â Fire destroyed a century-old landmark on Route 16 in Glover early Saturday morning.
Firefighters responded to a structure fire at the Conley Mill, formally known as the Green Mountain Fence Company, around 4:15 a.m. Upon arrival, they found part of a house fully engulfed. No one was in the building when the blaze broke out....
DERBY - Nine years ago, motivated by a family member's idea, Ron Wright decided to start an ice fishing derby with a goal of attracting 100 entries.
âIt first started with no sponsorships; I gave away prizes and did all of the advertising,â Wright recalls. âWe got 76 entries the first year.... I had no idea it would take off like this.â
âThisâ refers to the 900-plus entries received last year, with Wright anticipating 1,000 participants this year.
NEWPORT CITY â Two city men accused of holding a loaded gun to the heads of two different people and threatening to kill them were lodged at the Northern Correctional Facility over the weekend and were held for lack of bail, according to Newport City Police.
Mathew White, 20, and Jared Cross, 24, each face charges of aggravated assault and reckless endangerment.
Newport City Police Officer Corey Marcoux said the victims were able to get away without being harmed and reported the incident to police.