Saturday, March 17, 2018

Corned beef, cabbage, and camaraderie at RVTC Cafe St. Patrick’s feast

A roomful of enthusiastic diners, many decked in St. Patrick’s Day green, enjoyed a feast of traditional Irish foods at the RVTC Cafe on March 15.

Fugitive runs from Springfield Police straight into the Black River

A fugitive jumped into the frigid waters of the Black River on Thursday to escape police and then "immediately" requested their help in order to get back out.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Vernal Equinox Vegan Potluck

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day and the return of spring, VINE Sanctuary invites the public to celebrate all things green at our quarterly vegan potluck from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Sunday, March 18, at the Unitarian Universalist Church on Fairground Road.

Community Dialogue Night with Springfield High School students

You are invited to a Community Dialogue Night hosted by students from Springfield High School at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 20 at the Nolin-Murray Center.

Gallery at the VAULT announces free newsletter

Gallery at the VAULT, 68 Main St., in Springfield, Vermont, is pleased to announce the introduction of an addition to its outreach to the greater community.

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Trump uses pardon power to free Vermonter

On Friday, President Donald Trump pardoned a Navy sailor from Vermont who had taken snapshot images of classified areas inside a submarine, serving a year in federal prison for it.

Annual Governor’s Luncheon

Governor Phil Scott will visit Springfield on Monday, March 26 to speak, answer questions, and enjoy lunch in our community. Brought to you by the Rotary Club of Springfield in collaboration with the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Keith Stern for Governor fundraising raffle

$10 gets you a chance to win a S&W M&P 15 Sport II firearm. Drawing to be held March 17. Only 1000 tickets being offered.

Springfield Elks honor longest and oldest members

The Springfield Elks Lodge 1560 recently had their annual “Membership Recognition Night.” Before Elk of the Year and Officer of the Year were awarded, they honored two gentlemen who have been members for over 70 years.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

HCRS police liaison to assist Vermont State Police

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, has announced that it’s partnering with the Vermont State Police in order to further assist individuals experiencing a mental health crisis.

Immediate Head Start openings in Springfield

SEVCA’s Head Start program in Windsor County offers a no-cost, high-quality early education program to income-eligible families with children ages 3 to 5. An extra classroom will be opening in Springfield on Monday, March 19, and spaces are available for 15 children.

SHS Arts to hold free Coffeehouse and Theater event

Video: SHS Madrigal Singers & Ensemble perform "Somebody to Love"
The Springfield High School Arts Department invites students, parents, family and community members to the third annual Winter “Coffeehouse” and theater event from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the high school.

Springfield Area Obituaries

Jeff Duling died March 7; John Stearns March 6.

Springfield’s first Wellness Week event line-up

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!

Opinion: A true look at the gun debate

With the current Gun Debate and the laws in front of the Vermont Legislature and soon to be the Federal Legislature, I feel there are important parts of the conversation missing... I put together this well researched, cited article to address many of the things I want to say. It is time to have a real conversation that both sides want to ignore!

Monday, March 12, 2018

HCRS welcomes new staff members

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

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Cosmo girls’ team plays tough in defeat

Playing in her final high school game, Madee Stagner led the Cosmos in scoring versus Randolph with 12, and Gabby Wardwell added 9.

‘COVERing’ repairs for those in need

The nonprofit group COVER Home Repair Inc. provides urgently needed home repairs and improvements for people with low-income, the elderly or disabled. But when you ask the organization’s staff and volunteers, they say their main work is mending communities.

R E C E N T . . . C O M M E N T S

Video: Denise Maynard's Home Movies

119 Union Street, First seen: Marcel Maynard, Emile Maynard, Denise Maynard, then Claudette Slade with Marcel & Emile. Then Bob Slade outside with Marcel, Emile & Claudette.     (Robert Maynard video)
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