Monday, January 15, 2018

Ice skating time

The large North Springfield public skating rink, next to old North School, got some nice natural flooding on Friday followed by a quick freezing, ideal conditions for creating a mirror smooth finish.

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Video: Signing of Proclamation to Honor MLK Day

The President honors Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a brief ceremony at the White House Friday with members of the King family at his side and news reporters present.

Then Again: FBI digs for radicals among Vermont’s immigrants

On March 14, 1919, FBI Special Agent John B. Hanrahan had offered an overview of radical elements in Vermont to his superiors. Springfield bore scrutiny.

First annual Bowling for Hunger tournament

Wintertime fun for a great cause! Grab some canned goods, a few friends, and bowl for hunger! On Sunday, Feb. 18 at 10 a.m., Up Your Alley will be hosting Springfield’s first annual Bowling for Hunger Tournament.

Wrestling Like a Girl, in Vermont

When someone says “you wrestle like a girl” it is generally accepted as something negative. that is not the case in Vermont. Vermont has a growing number of girls taking on the sport of wrestling, not only on the mat, but in coaching positions.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Grant spurs fluoride debate in Bellows Falls

A grant awarded to the Bellows Falls Water Department to replace its water fluoridation equipment sparked recent debate among village trustees.
Video: A fluoride fight breaks out between 2 members of the town leadership.

Friday, January 12, 2018

Video: 5th/6th grade girls basketball coach storms off

At a game held at Windsor Recreation Center Friday night, the Springfield team's coach gets maybe just a little bit too bristled.

Springfield girls roll

The Springfield girls basketball team took to the road on Thursday to Woodstock and dominated to a 72-10 win. The Springfield boys lost a tough one.

Springfield Wrestlers sweep Mt. Abe Tourney

At a tournament in Bristol, Vt. the weekend of Saturday, Jan. 6, Springfield wrestlers took home some serious hardware.  (Photo by Crystal Shaw)

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Coffeehouse Music Series presents Matt Meserve

On Saturday, Jan. 20, the Springfield UU Church presents Matt Meserve at 7 p.m. Meserve has been entertaining in southern Vermont and the Upper Valley for the past 10 years.

Video: Piano Man performed by Matt Meserve

Springfield Printing purchases Prospect Park Press

As of Dec. 29, 2017, Springfield Printing Corporation, located in North Springfield, has purchased the West Chesterfield, New Hampshire-based printing company, Prospect Park Press.

HCRS announces two new board members

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, recently announced the election of Jeff Acker and Phillip Kasten to its board of directors.

Springfield’s 1st annual Wellness Week

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

Springfield Area Obituaries

Recent deaths: Elizabeth Augustinovich; Susan Watkins; "Cricket" Williams; Barbara Aldrich Kerbaugh; Retired teachers Hal Vincent and Robert McLaughlin; David MacKenzie; “Teddy” Laflamme; Wilfred Lambert; Theodore Goding

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Gallery to offer winter landscape paint workshop

Gallery at the VAULT, a nonprofit organization, invites all to create the beauty of this season in a workshop with popular watercolor artist Robert O'Brien.

All welcome to MLK ‘Speak Out for Justice!’ event

Riverside Middle School teacher Becca Polk and Springfield High School students Harry Valentin and Alex Beebe will host a “Speak Out for Justice!” event, along with the community, to celebrate the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Chamber welcomes Shannon’s Upscale Resale and Alaura’s New Nails

On Wednesday, Dec. 13, the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce (SRCOC) was thrilled to perform a ribbon cutting ceremony to welcome Shannon’s Upscale Resale and Alaura’s New Nails to downtown Springfield.

Springfield tops Leland & Gray

The Springfield girls basketball team took on Leland & Gray Tuesday and won, 39-33.
Video:   A Sad Day for Certain

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