Thursday, October 30, 2014

Public meeting on marijuana study set for Nov. 12

The state will hold a public meeting next month to take comments on a study of issues surrounding the legalization of marijuana in Vermont.

VTel drops Plainfield tower plan

Vermont Telephone Co. Inc. has scrapped its plans for a telecommunications tower in Plainfield, saying the town “kicked out” the company.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

North Springfield Baptist Church houses warming shelter

For many people, winter means skiing, sledding and always having a warm place to come home to after the winter activities have ended. For those who are homeless, however, it is often difficult to find a safe, warm place to stay once the weather turns colder.

Springfield considers new solar pitch

Another North Springfield solar array might be in the town’s future.

Spirit of the Americans with Disabilities awards given out

On October 24, the Vermont Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities (GCEPD) gave out “Spirit of the Americans with Disabilities Act” Awards to area employers who hire people with disabilities.

Monday, October 27, 2014

Historic stately brick 'Miller House' for sale

Look out over the downtown square of Springfield & the Black River, or walk through gardens, stone patios & paths on 2+/- acres.

2014 RVTC Cardboard Boat Race

Video from the River Valley Technical Center's Annual Cardboard Boat Race in Springfield, September 25th.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Emmons, Forguites challenged by write-in candidate Jokinen

Voters have a pretty stark choice in two weeks when they vote for two state representatives to be their voice in Montpelier.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

AMAS annual dinner and program Oct. 24

Join Ascutney Mountain Audubon Society on Friday, Oct. 24, for their annual dinner and program. The traditional turkey dinner will be at the Methodist Church in Springfield.

Collecting national bank notes

Traveling the nation via a collection of national bank notes.

White Cane Awareness Day event held

The seventh annual White Cane Awareness Day event was held at the Huber Building in Springfield to help raise awareness about visual disabilities in Vermont.

Monday, October 20, 2014

Golf tournament helps Springfield Hospital

Congratulations to the 2014 Springfield Hospital Golf Challenge 
winning team, Tim Reynolds, Rick Marasa, Fred Koledo and Rich Lane.

Bad Art Sale

Come this Saturday, over at the Springfield Shopping Plaza, you will have the opportunity to fill in some of those blank spots on your walls with new original artwork for only $5 per piece.
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