Sunday, September 21, 2014

Police log

Calls for service logged by the Springfield Police Department.

Re-tooled Minutemen bolt past Cosmos

Football at North Clarendon.

Fiddle fest jams Greenfield, Mass. park

 “You all know the Red Apple Rag?” asked George Ainly, of Springfield, Vt., as he took a worn, brown fiddle and bow from Brattleboro resident Stefan Amidon in the Greenfield Energy Park Saturday afternoon. 

Friday, September 19, 2014

Video: B.R.A.T. River Sweep, 2014

Filmed and edited by Stephen Seitz     (18 minutes)

Crash involving five vehicles snarls Springfield

Springfield police are pieceing together the events that caused a three car crash at the intersection of Vermont Routes 11 and 106 that heavily damaged a UPS truck and czused a one hours delay in front of the Mc Donalds restaurant during a heavy traffic period

Thursday, September 18, 2014

4-car pile up near McDonalds

Crash leaves traffic snarled just north of 4-way intersection near McDonalds in Springfield. (Photo by local resident Justine Johnson)

Stormwater Expo is Saturday in Springfield

Reserve your spot today for the first-ever Stormwater Expo in Windsor County.

‘Dope sick’ man admits heroin use

A Springfield man who officials described as so “dope sick” from heroin withdrawal that it prevented him from leaving jail to go to court for nearly a week finally made it to his arraignment Monday.

Man denies ID theft to get fake credit cards

A Springfield man convicted of counterfeiting when he was a teenager is charged with opening three fraudulent credit card accounts.

Windsor breezes past Springfield in field hockey

Field hockey at Windsor.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

15th annual River Sweep a smashing success

RiverSweep has become a community event, even a family tradition. Ninety-six volunteers turned out in Springfield.

Springfield Hospital welcomes new general surgeon

The General Surgery Department at Springfield Hospital is pleased to welcome Khalid Husain, MD, FACS.

I need a job!

Hi, my name is Dominic and I am 14 years old. I am looking for a job.

Governor lays out school priorities for 2015

Gov. Peter Shumlin said he will oppose any education legislation during the next year that will cost school districts money.

Independent Jokinen to challenge Emmons, Forguites for House seat

An independent candidate is going to challenge two Springfield Democrats for the Vermont House.

Raiders run past Cosmos

Girls soccer.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Wasps get jump on Cosmos

Boys soccer at Springfield.

Sept. 8th Select Board meeting

Springfield Selectboard members and the public gathered in the Springfield Town Hall to discuss a variety of issues.

Monday, September 15, 2014

Patron Appreciation Week at Springfield Town Library

All week the library will waive any overdue fines for materials returned between Monday, Sept. 15 and Saturday, Sept. 20

Some fair size pumpkins

The Champlain Valley Fair's top two winning heavyweight pumpkins of 2014.
 881.5 lbs - Wilbur Horton, Springfield, VT  • 1067.5 lbs - Kevin Companion, Huntington, VT
But in past seasons, both have produced pumpkins 50% larger than their entries this year.

Vermont's largest fresh foods network is flavored with strong principles

Mark Curran was a ski bum “banging nails” and sliding the slopes of Okemo in the freewheeling 1970s when he and fellow ski bum Steve Birge had an offbeat epiphany – inspired by iceberg lettuce, wilted broccoli and canned peas.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Walking back through history

They call it the first interstate highway. The Crown Point Road stretched from New Hampshire across Vermont to New York state. It was 77 miles long and was built not for tractor trailer rigs, but ox cart.
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