Under a plea agreement, Joshua Marcell pleaded guilty to five charges: aggravated domestic assault in the first degree, domestic assault, unlawful restraint in the first degree, interference with access to emergency services and violation of parole.
Helvi Abatiell Furlan was pronounced dead early Sunday morning after being injured in a structure fire, according to the Vermont State Police. Two children, aged 11 and 17, along with a dog, were uninjured.
Hartford Selectboard members called for more collaboration, communication and civility after a recent organizational meeting gave way to criticism of colleagues, disputes over committee positions and frustrations over a controversial vote.
Melissa Ross — or “Missy” — grew up in Manchester, going to town meeting day elections as a child and watching her father, Ferdinand “Nundy” Bongartz, moderate the whole affair.