Friday, October 9, 2015

Festival is as American as apple pie

It’s not too late to bake an award-winning apple pie for the 33rd annual Vermont Apple Festival, which will be held Saturday in Springfield.

Springfield schools ponder joining solar system

Springfield schools could save upward of $86,000 a year on its electric bills if they endorse a solar energy consortium proposed by a group of southern Vermont schools.

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Wet Paint Live! coming to Springfield

Close to three dozen artists are going to paint the town Saturday during what organizers hope will become an annual artists’ event.

Co-op manager receives award for ADA employment practices

Neomi Lauritsen, general manager of the Springfield Food Co-op, was awarded the 2015 Spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Employer award and Special Recognition award yesterday by the Vermont Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (GCEPD).

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Irving gas station robbed yet again

At around 7:45 this evening, the Irving gas station in North Springfield was robbed at gunpoint by a male wearing a green hoodie.

Bellows Falls takes multiple firsts at Springfield meet

Bellows Falls put together a dominant performance to win the high school boys cross country race at the North Springfield Dam Tuesday afternoon.

East School proposal: Few details are available

One of Springfield’s newest developers has plans for the vacant East School.

Springfield has surplus, but sees school budget challenges

Springfield schools have a $1 million surplus for the year that ended in June, and the surplus will be applied to future school budgets, Steve Hier, finance director, told the School Board Monday night.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

Man arrested in raid faces heroin charges

FBI agents along with Springfield Police officers raided an apartment in Springfield on Wednesday and detained several people, including a Puerto Rican grandfather from Massachusetts who is now facing multiple felonies.

Official urges landlords to register apartments

Landlords in the town of Springfield who may have missed last week's annual deadline for them to register their apartments with the town should do so as soon as possible, the town's zoning administrator said Monday.

Springfield Hospital welcomes Xiangtian Hu, MD

Springfield Hospital is pleased to welcome Dr. Xiangtian Hu (she-ahng-shen hoo) to the Department of Anesthesiology.

SMCS earns second National Quality Leader Award

Springfield Medical Care Systems earned its second National Quality Leader Award from Health Resources and Services Administration. The amount of the award is $42,438 .

Monday, October 5, 2015

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services announces new staff

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services recently welcomed the following new employees.

Sunday, October 4, 2015

The dirty secret about money

Why don’t governments just create money themselves so they don’t have to rely on a tax system, as well as pay interest to rich bankers?

Saturday, October 3, 2015

Fire destroys Springfield garage; house saved

A fast-moving fire destroyed a freestanding two-bay garage on 432 South St. on Saturday afternoon.   

Allen runs Mill River past Cosmos

In Friday night’s football game, a 36-0 win over Springfield, Mill River’s Zach Allen eclipsed the 1,000-yard standard for the season after only six games.

Three arrested in bath salts bust

A lengthy federal investigation into the sale of a powdered drug known as bath salts in the Springfield area resulted in the arrests of three men this week.
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