Saturday, August 1, 2015

Casey Wing memorial fund

Casey Wing, age 15,  fell to her death on July 25, 2015. This fund is to help her mother Sheila Wing pay for the cost of services. Casey was predeceased by her father Wesley Wing who died tragically on April 19, 2015.

Springfield turns back Walpole, 6-3, to win Fall Mountain Baseball League title

For almost the entire Fall Mountain Baseball League season, Springfield stood atop the standings. Come playoff time, things were no different; defeating Charlestown to earn a spot in the championship game Friday night against Walpole.

West Nile virus found in Springfield

The Vermont Department of Health announced Friday that West Nile virus is back this summer, as mosquitoes testing positive for the virus were trapped in Springfield last week.

Friday, July 31, 2015

A look into the lab: mosquito testing

The Vermont Department of Health reports its first positive tests for West Nile Virus in three batches of mosquitoes captured in Springfield, Vermont on July 22nd.

Springfield High School opens for grief counseling

Springfield High School Principal Bob Thibault said Thursday the school would be open late Friday afternoon for students who want to talk about the recent death of student Casey Wing.

Video: Springfield police investigate teen's death

Police in Springfield are investigating the death of a teenage girl who was the daughter of a recent murder victim in town.

Springfield girl dies at dam

The 15-year-old daughter of the Springfield man who was shot to death in April after confronting a suspected drug user in his neighborhood has died.

Thursday, July 30, 2015

Springfield COC director ready to move on

Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jenevieve Johnson has announced her plan to resign as soon as her replacement has been found.

Tragedy strikes Wing family again

The 15-year-old daughter of Springfield slaying victim Wesley Wing has died in a fall from the North Springfield flood control dam.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Jamie Townsend artwork featured at NYC gallery

The works of Springfield artist Jamie Townsend is featured in a new exhibit in a gallery in the Chelsea section of New York City.

First annual Cornhole Classic

Grab a friend, make a team and come out to toss some bags for a good cause. 11:00 AM on Saturday, August 1st at Riverside Middle School.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Cameras viewed as downtown crime deterrent

A demonstration of the three downtown surveillance cameras in downtown Springfield can spot a tiny bird.

Man strikes plea deal in bath salts case

A Springfield man, who authorities say is responsible for importing into Vermont "pounds" of bath salts, reached a plea deal in Windsor County recently, which clears the way for his upcoming sentencing on federal drug hearing.

Emmons: Town charter could fight blight

Rep. Alice Emmons, D-Springfield, thinks the town charter is the best resource for the town in its effort to fight eyesores.

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Mayor of Downtown is back but just visiting

Alan Pinders, once a daily presence on Main Street, has returned to his old haunts for part of the summer. He ran Furmans Department Store for years, now retired and living in South Carolina.

Focus group participants sought for end-of-life care study

Focus groups participants are needed to help with a statewide study of Vermonter’s experiences with end-of-life care.

Town wants tools to deal with eyesores

The town wants property owners to be more responsible about their homes and buildings.

Road construction is key driver of jobs

It’s easy to take the roads for granted, but for some contractors, road work is the economic engine of their business.

Saturday, July 25, 2015

More neighborhood groups needed, Project ACTION says

Springfield needs to strengthen its neighborhoods as an important step toward fighting the crime and drugs that have a foothold in town, Stephanie Thompson, the co-chairwoman of Project ACTION said Friday.
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