Wednesday, April 26, 2017

North Springfield Industrial Park access detour

Villagers living along quiet Main Street in North Springfield will soon be hearing the sound of large tractor trailer trucks rolling by.

Man accused of assault jailed for contempt of court

A Springfield man charged with beating and threatening another man with a knife during a fight has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for contempt of court.

Moxley Union at the Taverne

Springfield's best rock band has only been invited to play in Springfield once since they started out 5 years ago but in various other communities, they are a popular returning act at several establishments. This Saturday, they perform at Taverne on the Square in Claremont.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Springfield Community Chorus marks 50th anniversary

Springfield Community Chorus will present a grand choral fanfare to mark their 50th year celebration.

Making fabric pottery

Calling all people who like to work with fabric. Elizabeth Ezold makes amazing fabric pottery and will be sharing her expertise at Gallery at the VAULT. Learn to sew beautiful multi-colored bowls in a variety of shapes and sizes on Saturday, May 6 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

A boxing fan campaigns to elect Springfield native as first woman in the International Boxing Hall of Fame

Roy Peter Clark, a senior scholar at the Poynter Institute (a school for journalists) wants the International Boxing Hall of Fame to induct Margery Miller Welles from Springfield, Vermont under the category called “Observers.” He has started a personal campaign to elevate her name in the boxing world.

River Valley Employment Fair set for Wednesday

More than 40 regional employers are set to be on hand at Riverside Middle School this coming Wednesday with hundreds of jobs to offer.

Springfield Community Band starts rehearsals

Nick Pelton lifted his baton, the band swung into a snappy rendition of “Puttin’ on the Ritz,” and the first rehearsal of the Springfield Community Band’s 2017 season was underway recently at the Riverside Middle School auditorium.

Contestants, escorts prepare for the 61st annual Apple Blossom Cotillion

Although the rehearsal hadn’t officially begun, Apple Blossom Cotillion participants were already tapping their feet, swaying to the sounds of “Crocodile Rock,” and practicing moves on the sidelines of the Riverside Middle School gym.

Next OLLI program uncovers American Revolution spies

Damien Cregeau will present the OLLI-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program on Tuesday, May 2 titled “Spies, Lies and Alibis: Spying During the American Revolution.” It will be presented at 2:00 p.m. at the Nolin Murray Center next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Pleasant St. in Springfield.

Previously unknown Asahel Powers portrait featured at April 26th Estates Auction in Connecticut

Asahel Lynde Powers was born in Springfield, Vermont, in 1813. He began his career as an itinerant artist in his teens. Several portraits from the mid-1830s were painted in Springfield, indicating that Powers returned there periodically from his travels through Vermont, Massachusetts, and New Hampshire. Powers' paintings from the 1830s are considered his strongest portraits due to their intensity, crispness, and decorative quality.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Town cites 4 ‘nuisance’ properties

Owners of four residential properties in Springfield have been issued “nuisance” violation tickets from the town, and are working now to clean them up as fines accrue each day until cleanup is complete.

American Cancer Society seeks Relay for Life teams

Spring is in the air and it is never too early to think about your summer plans. Mark your calendars now and join other Windsor County residents on the relay track from 12 p.m. to 12 a.m. Saturday, June 24 at the Riverside Middle School in Springfield, Vermont.

Springfield man arrested for aggravated assault

A 34-year-old Springfield man was arrested Sunday after an alleged fight at Ascutney Self-Storage in Weathersfield.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

Steampunk festival to hold Tweed Ride and Fun Run

Organizers of Springfield’s 3rd annual Steampunk Festival are raising funds for the 2017 event with the first ever Tweed Ride and Fun Run.

National Record Store Day

"There's a concert from 1975 by Bruce Springsteen that came out for the first time and that's what got me here," said music lover Kurt Staudter. The Springfield man has been buying vinyl since he was a kid.

Springfield Area Obituaries


Friday, April 21, 2017

2nd Annual Gurney Field Day planned

The 2nd Annual Donald I. Gurney Sr. Field Day will be held on Saturday, May 13 starting at 9 a.m. The Springfield Booster Club, Springfield Parks & Recreation Department and the Springfield School District are collaborating to make this even bigger and better than last year.

Rutland denies Springfield

Rutland received solid pitching from Skyler Bird and threw the leather at Springfield to win Tuesday’s softball game at Bill Robinson Field, 9-2.

Jasinski to be inducted into the VPA Hall of Fame

Jerry P. Jasinski is one of 14 selectees to be inducted into the Vermont Principal’s Association (VPA) Hall of Fame at the Capitol Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, Montpelier, Vermont on May 5, 2017.

Tucker Carlson & RFK Jr. open Pandora's box live on air

Last night was only the 2nd time in 10 years Robert F. Kennedy Jr. was allowed to be a guest on a national television program to talk about vaccines.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Springfield Senior Center news

Stop in the Springfield Senior Center next week between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. to vote our 2017 Senior of the Year; voting will end Friday, April 28. We will celebrate our Senior of the Year on May 31 at a celebration.

Springfield High School to introduce new schedule

As the school year comes to a close, Springfield High School (SHS) administrators are looking ahead and preparing for the fall semester.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Food co-op raises money for area nonprofits

A borrowed idea has taken hold at the Springfield Food Co-op (SFC), located at 335 River Road in Springfield, and given much needed funds to local nonprofit organizations with their round up program.

Springfield Elks Lodge awards night

Springfield Elks Lodge held their annual awards night and Spring Fling with Exalted Ruler Vicki Siliski honoring her top Elk and Officer of the Year awards.
Moxley Union – Roadhouse Blues

Performance at Pizza Stone in Chester, Vermont. Rio Mueller (Bass and Rhythm Guitar), Nathaniel Titorenko-Geary (Vocals), Kyle Chivers (Drums), and Tristan Bellerive (Lead Guitar).

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