Friday, October 21, 2016

Reaching new heights

For his 94th birthday, Dick Moore of Springfield enjoyed a sightseeing tour of the area flying from Hartness Airport.

Parents of missing teen Autumn Sanville launch Gofundme to aid in search

The family of Autumn Sanville, the missing 17-year-old girl who disappeared from her home in Weathersfield, Vermont earlier this month, has launched a Gofundme to assist with the financial difficulties of locating her.

Housing groups buy Woolson Block

It's official: The landmark Woolson Block is now owned by a partnership of the Springfield Housing Authority and Housing Vermont, which have plans to completely renovate the run-down 1868 downtown block.

Main Street public input session set for November 10th

The Springfield community will be asked for their input on ideas for improving the Main Street corridor as part of a new master plan being developed by the Town and Springfield on the Move.
Painting by Peter Huntoon

Video: Why Haiti hates the Clintons

Former president of the Haitian Senate Bernard Sansaricq explains.

Thursday, October 20, 2016

State seeks airspace easements at Hartness Airport

The state says it needs to buy airspace at the ends of Hartness State Airport's main runway so it can cut trees that are creating a hazard for pilots.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

SAPA TV to hold annual meeting, 2nd Annual People's Choice Awards

On Oct. 20, SAPA TV, Springfield’s cable access TV station, will hold its annual meeting and and the Second Annual People’s Choice Awards for community productions. A free event open to the public.

Union Street School students exploring new state park

The students the fifth grade at Union Street School are undertaking a year-long project to explore, examine and learn about Muckross State Park, located off Paddock Rd. in Springfield.

Gunman robs Springfield credit union

A man armed with a handgun held up the Windsor County South Credit Union and fled in a car he stole from a bank teller Tuesday, police said.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Police: Thief steals car after robbing bank in Springfield

There was a bold bank robbery in Springfield where the thief also stole a car.

Springfield Elks present dictionaries to students

Annually, the Springfield Elks Lodge #1560 donates dictionaries to all third graders at Union Street School in Springfield.

Monday, October 17, 2016

Cosmos fall to West Rutland

Springfield battled tough against VPA Division 4 power West Rutland Monday. However, it was just a few minutes at the beginning of the game and end of each half that proved to be the Cosmos' undoing in a 4-0 loss.

Parents believe missing Vermont teen Autumn Sanville may now be in danger

Monday marks day 12 since Autumn Sanville's parents last saw their daughter. And as each day passes, their hearts break a little more.

Video: Howard Dean befuddled

MSNBC's Thomas Roberts tries to get former Vermont governor Howard Dean to understand that he's being interviewed about just-released FBI documents, not the wikileaks stuff.

Vermont Apple Festival was a huge success

Visitors showed up in record numbers to shop the craft fair, enjoy the live music, sample fair food and participate in a variety of family-friendly activities.

Springfield falls to Poultney/MSJ

With a terrific festive atmosphere for senior night, the combined Poultney/MSJ team squashed any hope of a Cosmos victory, winning 27-0 Friday night.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

7 seek Windsor County Senate seats

The seven candidates who hope to represent Windsor County in the Vermont Senate differ on everything from gun control to marijuana legalization, but perhaps the most far-reaching contrast is how to approach the thorny question of managing the state budget.

Man who robbed Springfield bank found not guilty by reason of insanity

A convicted murderer, charged with robbing the Citizen’s Bank in Springfield last year, was found not guilty by reason of insanity Friday by a federal judge in Burlington.   Photo by Alice Page

Prepared for the worst

The Springfield Fire and Emergency Medical Services Department has received training on faster, “warm-zone” emergency medical response to active shooter situations, and has begun offering specialized training to other state EMS departments.

Saturday, October 15, 2016

Police investigate theft of power tools

Springfield police are investigating the theft of thousands of dollars worth of power tools from Biben’s Home Center in North Springfield.

Black River Produce sold to Chicago company

Black River Produce, a key player in Vermont’s local foods movement and one of the brightest economic lights in southern Vermont, is being sold to an out-of-state buyer.

Pharmacy tech charged with DUI-drugs

A Springfield pharmacy technician was arrested on I-89 Friday morning after allegedly driving all over the road.
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