Oovegr trial due to begin
Vlhelda Oovegr appeared before the Preliminary Wizengamot Hearing in a closed court session on Wednesday, accused of using an unforgivable curse, she only spoke to confirm her name and her plea of not guilty.
Due to the not guilty plea, the full Wizengamot will convene to hear the trial with the date to be set by the Chief Warlock in the coming weeks.
The Department of Magical Law Enforcement have stated that new evidence has come to light pointing to Oovegr’s involvement in the murder of Matvey Golovin which is requiring further investigation. Oovegr’s trial for the attempted murder of Matvey Golovin will be heard in conjunction with the trial of Dragomir Gvozdic
Thirsty Dragon expands for Summer
As the weather improves The Thirsty Dragon has expanded to open a beer garden, patrons are welcome to have their meals and drinks served outside in the shade with a new swing set installed for the young and young at heart.
Investigations in Hogsmeade
The Department for the Regulation and Control of Magical Creatures are leading the investigation into the rumours of dementor sightings with locals hopeful that there will be a provision of further patrols or dementor specific defensive lessons. One shop owner, who wished not to be named, told The Daily Prophet
“I don’t believe these stories, it sounds like someone had one too many huffs of smoke at The Brimstone Club, but it’s affecting my sales and if the Department for Magical Creatures could do something to reassure my patrons that’d be swell!”