Students of the Christelijk Lyceum school in Veenendaal filled their school with 21,400 cups filled to the brim with water as an exam prank on Thursday morning. A video of the prank posted on Dutch video site Dumpert has been viewed nearly 207 thousand times.
Police officers decked out in bulletproof vests responded to the Corridor shopping center in Veenendaal due to a "suspicious situation" on Wednesday morning. At least one person was arrested.
A spokesperson for the police would not tell the Gelderlander who was arrested, but did say that the person was "firearm dangerous". According to the newspaper, the arrest was made at the request of the National Office of the Public Prosecutor. The police's Special Intervention Team responded.
The Healthcare Inspectorate added three new nursing homes to its black list. Cato from The Hage, Care Residence Zonnestraal from Hilversum and Avondrust in Veenendaal all performed below par and are now under increased supervision, AD reports.
A 5-year-old boy died in hospital after bystanders rescued him from a ditch canal in Veenendaal on Monday. His friend, a 6-year-old who was rescued with him, escaped unharmed
Several dozen cars were broken into and had their airbags stole in Veenendaal during the early hours of Monday morning, the police revealed on Tuesday. Detectives are looking for witnesses.
One person was killed in a fire in an apartment on Poolster in Veenendaal early on Friday morning, a spokesperson for the Utrecht safety office confirmed to newspaper AD. A 16 year old resident of another apartment was taken to the hospital slightly wounded and released after treatment, according to the police.
A 60 year old woman was killed in a fire in an apartment building on Willem Alexanderpark in Veenendaal on Sunday morning, the police confirmed on Sunday.
Some children discovered a human skull in Veenendaal while playing on Saturday afternoon. The skull was found in the bushes at the edge of an event site.
The VVD beat the D66 with only 104 votes in the province of Utrecht in last Wednesday's provincial elections, Utrecht mayor Jan van Zanen, who is also the chairman of the central electoral committee in the province, announced on Monday, NU reports.
A man and his dog was rescued from an oncoming train in the nick of time yesterday in Veenendaal.
Police in Veenendaal are investigating whether the large-scale fire on Saturday night was a case of arson. The fire ravaged a business park in the area. A police helicopter concluded that there were two sources of the fire.
The autumn storm Monday has claimed another life. A Harderwijk resident who came was hit by an uprooted tree during the storm, passed away Wednesday night, reported Harderwijk mayor Harm-Jan van Schaik Thursday on Twitter.
A severe storm from the southwest moved across The Netherlands on Monday. The KNMI issued a code red, the highest weather alert, for extreme weather in the west, center and north of the country. The alert was withdrawn around 14:45 pm.