Thursday, March 22, 2018

Deadline nears for participation in Weatherize Upper Valley

The deadline is March 31 for residents in Springfield and 10 other towns to sign up to participate in Weatherize Upper Valley. The Vital Communities program encourages homeowners to invest in energy efficiency projects by offering free or discounted home energy assessments and chances to win cash prizes.

Immediate Head Start openings in Springfield

SEVCA’s Head Start program in Windsor County offers a no-cost, high-quality early education program to income-eligible families with children ages 3 to 5. An extra classroom is open now in Springfield, with spaces available for 15 children to attend from 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., Monday through Thursday.

Springfield Area Obituaries

Janice Martin, Janet Rollins, Marlene Mcleod, Jeff Duling.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

State moves to ease vehicle inspection rules after complaints

Vermont is moving to relax motor vehicle inspection standards a year after the rollout of an electronic database system that many believe unfairly burdens drivers, especially lower-income residents with older cars.

Study cited by Trump polled just 20 drug users

Lawrence, Massachusetts' status as the source of New Hampshire’s drug addiction scourge isn’t quite as clear-cut as President Donald Trump portrayed it to be in his national speech in Manchester on Monday. There is Springfield, Vermont also.

Student survey answers provide shocking results

The state’s biennial youth survey revealed startling results for Springfield High School students — especially the school’s female students.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Connecticut man leads VSP on high-speed chase

A Connecticut man was arrested Monday night after fleeing an Interstate 91 traffic stop, resulting in a high-speed pursuit that ended in Springfield, Vermont.

State Police encounter pregnant woman injecting heroin at Springfield Park & Ride

Vermont State Police say a woman, who is several months pregnant, was found to be injecting heroin at the Springfield Park and Ride Monday night.

Next OLLI program is Cheshire Railroad, Mozart program rescheduled

Alan Rumrill will present the next OLLI-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program on Tuesday, March 27. “The Construction and History of the Cheshire Railroad” will be presented at 2 p.m.

Monday, March 19, 2018

Enjoy the healing power of Irish music with the Shrewd Berries

The Shrewd Berries are performing at the Springfield Town Library on Saturday, March 24 at 7 p.m. The evening is free and open to the public. Families and dancing are encouraged!

Springfield Town Library news

Mark your calendars for National Library Week, April 8 to April 14. We’ll have coffee and local baked goods, food donations for fines and a local celebration like our counterparts in Vermont.

New York to be first state to require mental health education in schools

In July, New York will become the first state in the U.S. to require all schools to incorporate mental health education into their curriculum.

Video: Prince Ea with the one minute a day way to better mental health

Imagine if every public school taught classes on mindfulness, and how to deal with rejection, depression, anxiety and loneliness. And imagine if these classes were mandatory like Science or Social Studies.

Springfield’s first Wellness Week event line-up

The is the first annual Springfield Wellness Week! Monday, March 19 through Sunday, March 25, the Springfield community is hosting a series of health and wellness related activities, free and open to the public!

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Corned beef, cabbage, and camaraderie at RVTC Cafe St. Patrick’s feast

A roomful of enthusiastic diners, many decked in St. Patrick’s Day green, enjoyed a feast of traditional Irish foods at the RVTC Cafe on March 15.

Fugitive runs from Springfield Police straight into the Black River

A fugitive jumped into the frigid waters of the Black River on Thursday to escape police and then "immediately" requested their help in order to get back out.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Vernal Equinox Vegan Potluck

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and the return of spring, VINE Sanctuary invites the public to celebrate all things green at our quarterly vegan potluck from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Sunday, March 18, at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Fairground Road.

Community Dialogue Night with Springfield High School students

You are invited to a Community Dialogue Night hosted by students from Springfield High School at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20 at the Nolin-Murray Center.

Gallery at the VAULT announces free newsletter

Gallery at the VAULT, 68 Main St., in Springfield, Vermont, is pleased to announce the introduction of an addition to its outreach to the greater community.

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