Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Video: Spencer Hollow School Open House

This past Sunday the oldest brick one-room schoolhouse in Vermont was open to the public to show the progress that has been made on restoring the building by 95 year old Don Whitney and his small crew of volunteers.

These Are The 10 Worst Places To Live In Vermont For 2018

Infotainment website RoadSnacks.net seems to be a credible source for municipal data analysis. They used science and data to determine which communities in the Green Mountain State are the worst.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Spencer Hollow Schoolhouse

Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017, was an open house at the Spencer Hollow schoolhouse just off Route-143 in Springfield. Don Whitney who grew up in the neighborhood was there to greet visitors and tell the history of the school.

Arrests made following Vermont Drug Task Force investigations

The Vermont Drug Task Force, assisted by the Springfield Police Department, arrested two Springfield residents last week on drug charges.

Net neutrality rules expected to be repealed On Dec. 14

Earlier this year,  FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced the commission will vote Dec. 14 on a plan to undo the landmark 2015 net neutrality rules. Straight away, social media became a kind of ill-informed circus with many fearing that online free speech is now endangered.

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Crazed horse-jacking and carjacking attempts get Springfield woman held without bail

A Springfield woman who witnesses said tried to jump on a horse before flagging down a motorist and stabbing him in the neck with a shard of glass was ordered held without bail earlier this week.

Another magical holiday program held in Springfield

Anna Ruzzo (left) and Laila Ruzzo get holiday hugs from Santa and Mrs. Claus during the Springfield Downtown Holiday Program held Dec. 1.

Spencer Hollow School Open House

There has been great progress on renovation of this historic site. Open House this Sunday December 10th, 11am to 3pm, 50 Spencer Hollow Road.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Video: Springfield's 2nd annual Main Street Meet-up

Video from the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce recorded December 7th at the Hartness House. It was a night of sharing ideas for the Town's future. This clip features Selectman Walter Martone and Town Manager Tom Yennerell.

Springfield Area Obituaries

Madalene Paine, age 100, passed away on Wednesday morning. Franklin Curran passed away on Tuesday.

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Bellows Falls and Springfield players represent South Football All-Stars

The names are Shane Clark, Logan Cota, Jared Zobkiw, Matt LaChapelle, Mason Olney, and JJ LeCouffe. The first three are Bellows Falls Terriers. The other three are Springfield Cosmos.

Record turnout at Thanksgiving Day 5K

The 5th annual EdgarMay Thanksgiving Day 5K saw a record turnout with 172 registered participants. This annual event, organized by the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center starts and ends at Springfield Hospital.

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Before Your Time: A Green Mountain mixtape

In the late 1920s, a state panel called the Vermont Commission on Country Life asked Helen Hartness Flanders, a well-connected socialite from Springfield, to document Vermont’s traditional music.

Chief: Substance in hazmat incident not dangerous

Fire crews from numerous area towns responded Wednesday morning to a hazmat incident in the plaza that includes Springfield Pharmacy and Dunkin Donuts on River Street. As of 10:30 a.m., the scene was deemed stable.

SEVCA Crisis Fuel Assistance is now available

The nights are getting longer, and there’s a chill in the air. For those who can’t afford to heat their homes adequately, that chill is inescapable.

Quilt raffle winner announced

Congratulations to Gail Shute of Springfield, Vermont, who won the raffle quilt made by the Quilt Group at the First Congregational Church United Church of Christ in Springfield.

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Gallery at the VAULT to hold Holiday Open House, Men’s Night

On Saturday, Dec. 9, from noon to 4 p.m., all are welcome for a festive Holiday Open House at Gallery at the VAULT. The following week, Gallery at the VAULT’s first ever Men’s Night is planned for Thursday, Dec. 14, from 5 to 7 p.m.

Retired corporal to discuss experience as a transgender woman

In honor of the recent Transgender Day of Remembrance, commemorated each year on Nov. 20, the Springfield UU Church will sponsoring a worship service on Sunday, Dec. 10 with guest speaker Grace Alden, a retired corporal from the Lebanon Police Department.
Video:  December Snow Storm
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