Friday, September 21, 2018

Springfield energy workshops urge conservation

The Town of Springfield's Energy Committee is getting ready to show homeowners how to save money and energy, in cooperation with Efficiency Vermont's "Button Up" campaign. The first event is a presentation of two Efficiency Vermont workshops Oct. 4.

Out of the Darkness walk supports suicide prevention

Suicide is the tenth leading cause of death in the United States, yet suicide is preventable. Many walkers are expected to participate in the annual Springfield Out of the Darkness Community Walk hosted by the Vermont Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Saturday, Sept. 22 at Toonerville Trail in Springfield.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

36th annual Vermont Apple Festival

The Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 36th annual Vermont Apple Festival is just around the corner. The event will be held at Riverside Middle School on Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. In addition to our usual festivities, we’re adding some fun new elements to celebrate this milestone year.

Joint Federal/State investigation seizes heroin valued at approximately $95,000

A St. Johnsbury couple were arrested September 6 following a traffic stop on I-91 in Springfield. Troopers searched their vehicle and found 4,000 bags of heroin that later tested positive for the presence of fentanyl.

Springfield Rotary Penny Sale coming up Oct. 20

The 66th Annual Springfield Vermont Rotary Club Penny Sale is coming up on Saturday, October 20th at Riverside Middle School in Springfield, starting at 6 pm.

North School Indoor/Outdoor Yard Sale

Video: Yard Sale song by Tom Anderson
The North School Preservation Society will be holding another one of its popular fundraising yard sales this Saturday, September 22 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 49 Main Street in North Springfield. Proceeds go towards restoration work to the outside of the former schoolhouse.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

New Incubator Aims to Grow Tech, Business Startups in Springfield

Springfield once was renowned as a center of the machine tool industry. Now an alliance of nonprofits and town officials say they have taken a big step in making it known as a hub for the digital economy.

Sam Creigh opens UU Coffeehouse season

Video: Sam Creigh "Green Mountain Flyer"

Sam Creigh will be the first performer of the season at the Unitarian Universalist Coffeehouse Music series Saturday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m.

Curb Appeal Challenge selects winners

The Springfield Curb Appeal Challenge announced five winners of the 2018 contest on Saturday, Sept. 15 with an awards ceremony at the Great Hall.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Springfield gets $1 million for new gigabit economic initiative

From the governor on down, state and local leaders gathered in at a Main Street restaurant in Springfield Tuesday to celebrate a new beginning-- the Black River Innovation campus.

Comedy that raises money for local schools

Video: Comedian Tom Hayes jokes about New Hampshire
Springfield Vermont’s Elementary School PTA Comedy Night Fundraiser is on Saturday Sept. 29. Doors open at 7 p.m. for a silent auction, refreshments and Trout River Brewing Company. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Springfield Hospital celebrates 105th anniversary with Great Hall exhibit

The Great Hall, in celebration of Springfield Hospital’s 105th Anniversary is pleased to present, “Healing: The Transformative Imagery of Art,” a group exhibition of 12 artists.  

State funds will help pay for safety upgrade in all district schools

Plans are in the works to add more security cameras, door locks, portable radios and other security measures to all four schools in Springfield, as a result of state school security grants the district has been awarded.

Cosmos defeat Terriers

Soccer, like all sports, is about opportunities and what you do with them. On Monday at Gurney Field in Springfield, the Cosmos cashed in on their chances and Bellows Falls cashed out as Springfield broke open a close game with three second-half goals along the way to a 4-0 Marble Valley League victory.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Why Steampunk in Springfield, Vt.?

Video: 'Vintage Tomorrows' Steampunk Documentary at Comic Con

The Steampunk Festival may be taking a break this year, but Steampunk will be alive at the Springfield Town Library Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6:30 p.m. Join us to view a wonderful film by Byrd Mcdonald and learn the origins of the Steampunk movement.

HCRS welcomes new staff

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, is pleased to announce the appointment of 19 new professionals whose talents will augment HCRS’ services in the Hartford, Windsor, Springfield, Bellows Falls, and Brattleboro regions.

Vietnam veteran facing potential life sentence over alleged kidnapping and sexual assault

A Vietnam veteran is facing a potential life sentence following an investigation by the Vermont State Police into allegations that he drove a younger woman to a closed rest area alongside Interstate 91 in Springfield back in April and had sex with her against her will.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

36th Annual Vermont Apple Festival coming up

The Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 36th Annual Vermont Apple Festival is just around the corner. The event will be held at Riverside Middle School on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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