Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Personalized Learning Plans help Springfield students set, track goals

Springfield High School and Riverside Middle School will begin the process of creating Personalized Learning Plans (PLPs) for students early in 2015.

Jordan Phelps named 2014 DAR Good Citizens Award nominee

Each year, the Springfield High School Counseling Department nominates one graduating student for the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Good Citizens Award.

State won't appeal Corrections lawsuit

The state will not appeal a court decision that deemed it unconstitutional to send male, but not female, inmates out of state, state officials say.

Monday, November 24, 2014

Seventh Empty Bowl Dinner a success

On Wednesday, November 19, community members gathered in the Springfield High School cafeteria for the seventh annual Empty Bowl Dinner.

Springfield Garden Club hosts Festival of Trees

One event in Springfield that helps to kick off this time of year is the Springfield Garden Club’s Festival of Trees. This year’s event was held at the Great Hall in the former Fellows Gear Shaper Building.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Springfield sportsman died after his best hunt

Fred Koledo loved his hometown of Springfield, golf and deer hunting. He died Monday after he shot a trophy buck.
Photo by Matt Burlew

Friday, November 21, 2014

Festival of Trees opens holiday season

The Festival of Trees, the Springfield Garden Club's fundraising holiday gala, will be held this Friday, November 21.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Teenage burn victim faces slow road to recovery

Zachary Stone-Humphrey was badly burned over his upper body and face this past Sunday and will be hospitalized in Boston for many months.

7th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner

On Wednesday, November 19th, the Springfield school’s 7th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner will be hosted by the Springfield High School Arts Academy and River Valley Technical Center Culinary Program.

Town writes off bad loans

Springfield Select Board has forgiven about $155,000 in bad loans.

Friends, family rally for Springfield family

Amanda and John Ellis with their son Presley and newborn daughter Vayda Earthquake Ellis, who was born Oct. 29 with a congenital heart defect.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

After relocating cemetery, VTel CEO gets permit for Hartland plot

The Vermont Telephone Co. CEO who moved an ancient cemetery in Hartland to clear the way for a new home has received a wastewater permit for the site, but not necessarily the blessings of the many in town who have opposed his plans.

Yennerell takes Springfield manager oath

Thomas L. Yennerell took the oath of office to be Springfield's new town manager Monday morning.

Monday, November 17, 2014

North Springfield informational gathering

Despite cold rainy weather, 15 concerned North Springfield residents turned out Monday night to hear Will Hunter and grill him with questions for over an hour regarding the two sober houses he recently set up in the neighborhood.

Union Street students practice mindfulness

Students in Ms. Harty's third grade class at Union Street School in Springfield took time out recently to stop and smell the roses.

Senior Center's Christmas Bazaar this Saturday

Handmade jewelry, sweaters, ceramics, artwork plus luncheon table and food sale table.

Early-morning fire in Springfield

A Randall Hill resident was awakened early Sunday morning by the sound of crackling flames and managed to escape safely from a small but fierce blaze that had firefighters from seven Vermont and New Hampshire towns responding at 3 a.m.

Springfield teenager airlifted for burn injuries

A Springfield teenager suffered severe burns Sunday morning when he accidentally set off an explosion by using a lighter too close to a gasoline can, authorities said.
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