Friday, September 22, 2017

BRAT's 18th Annual RiverSweep


From tires to tin cans, flip flops to fast food cups, the Black River Action Team hauled it all. Recently the group conducted their 18th Annual RiverSweep, a large-scale cleanup of the bed and banks of the Black River and areas that lead to the water. (Jason Farnsworth photo)

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Rasputina headlines Springfield Steampunk Festival

Pioneers in the use of cello as the sole instrument within a rock band, Rasputina performs at 8:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, as part of the third annual Springfield Steampunk Festival at Hartness House Inn in Springfield.

North School September tag sale

The North School Preservation Society will be holding their September tag sale on Saturday, Sept. 23 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North School grounds. For a slideshow preview, click on arrow below:

Boy Scouts break ground for North School sign

On Sunday, Boy Scout Troop 252 members broke ground on Main Street in North Springfield and laid pillars to support a new sign identifying the North School Recreation Park and North School Preservation Society, which owns the park and school building.       Video clip:

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Springfield Area Obituaries

           
Rev. Cushman Bryant, 92, of Dowling Park, Fla., died September 19, 2017. A World War II veteran, he grew up in North Springfield.

Flags on Main Street fundraiser


American Legion Post 18 members are selling 50/50 raffle tickets to help support the downtown flag project initiated by Robert L. Johnson VFW Post 771.

Social Media and Personal Injury Law: Brady/Callahan discusses the risks

Brady/Callahan, a Springfield, Vermont-based personal injury law firm, has published an article on its website detailing the potential risks that social media poses during a personal injury case.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Sky watcher Rick Hunter to talk on recent eclipse

The August 21 solar eclipse as it appeared through 
a dark camera filter at 2:43 pm,  just above First 
Congregational Church, Main Street, Springfield.
 Photo by Edwin Fransen
The Springfield Town Library is excited to host a presentation on the Great Solar Eclipse Wednesday, September 20 at 5:30 pm.

Join local astronomer and member of the Springfield Telescope Makers Rick Hunter as he presents his experiences, expertise and photos of the recent eclipse viewed from the vantage point of a beautiful lake in north Georgia. For more information, please contact the library at 802-885-3108.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Cosmos take 4-1 victory over Bellows Falls

A strong first half and a decisive third and final goal for the lady Cosmos brought them victory at home Monday against a determined Bellows Falls girls soccer squad.

Homecoming: Springfield grad returns to teach music

Attracting and retaining young people is a big topic in the state of Vermont. Helen Bearse as one such retained Vermonter.

OLLI presents Big Bands: When Swing was King

Erik Nielsen will present the OLLI program Big Bands: When Swing was King on Tuesday Sept. 26 at 2 p.m. at the Nolin Murray Center next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Pleasant Street in Springfield.  Related video:


Cosmos bounce back for 4-1 win over Randolph

For the first time in four years, the Cosmos varsity boys soccer program took three wins in a season after Saturday’s hard fought, come-from-behind victory over Randolph at home.

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Fall Concert Series, a musical attraction for all ages

Join the Springfield Community Players as they embark on a musical journey through local talent. Each Saturday during the month of October the Springfield Community Players will host unique musical acts that highlight local musicians.

Saturday, September 16, 2017

Local women face drug charges in Massachusetts

Two Springfield, Vt. women involved in a May traffic stop have been arraigned in Greenfield District Court on various drug charges involving heroin and PCP.

Join VINE for an equinox potluck celebrating 'the three sisters'

Everyone in the community is welcome to attend this Sunday, 4 to 6 pm. All are invited to bring a vegan dish to share. If that’s not possible, VINE’s potlucks always have plenty of wonderful food so anyone can attend, even if they do not bring something to share.
Video:   Dam Run 2014 Springfield, VT

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