Tuesday, July 17, 2018

HCRS welcomes new staff

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services (HCRS), southeastern Vermont’s community mental-health agency, is pleased to announce the appointment of 10 new professionals whose talents will augment HCRS’ services in the Hartford, Windsor, Bellows Falls, Brattleboro, and Springfield regions.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Windsor County race for Senate may be state’s new bellwether

If the state Senate race in Windsor County is an indication of things to come, then gun rights and high taxes may be the pivot to get out the opposition vote for the Aug. 14 primary as well as the November election.

Bly and Riendeau victorious, first ever for Alden at Claremont Speedway

Video: First time win for North Springfield teenager Jon Alden

Ricky Bly earned his first checkered flag lap of the season,  Wild Cat rookie Jon Alden won his first ever, and the Chris Riendeau Express kept rolling Friday, July 13, at Claremont Speedway.

Celebrate history of Stellafane

Love viewing the night sky? Wish you had a telescope? Ever heard of "Stellafane" or wondered what it actually is? Join presenters at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25 at the Springfield Town Library to learn about and celebrate the rich history of Stellafane presented by amateur telescope maker and Stellafane member, Rick Hunter.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Interesting items sought for VAULT’s 'Artful Flea'

Gallery at the VAULT’s "Artful Flea" will return on Aug. 11 as a fun part of Springfield’s Sidewalk Sale.

Keeping the promise to Springfield’s community and families

It has been two years since 35 or more Springfield community members sat in the conference room at the Springfield Police Station to gauge the interest of our community in seeking a Springfield Promise Community Grant.

Students create art to brighten patients' rooms

Students in the seventh-grade art class at Riverside Middle School display their renditions of classical works of art, painted on ceiling tiles, which will brighten the patient rooms at Springfield Health Center.

Springfield library book sale blow out

It was a great turnout this Friday the 13th for the first hour of the biggest book sale in Springfield.   The sale continues until 6 pm. Then on Saturday, July 14th the sale begins again at 8 am and closes at 4 p.m.

Annual Works in Progress tour features six gardens and lunch

ll are invited into six local gardens on Sunday, Aug. 5 for the eighth annual Works in Progress Garden Tour, sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Church in Springfield. The tour had been rescheduled from July 7.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

'Missing' Springfield man resurfaces in courtroom and is released on conditions

A Springfield man who was briefly the focus of a missing persons inquiry by police late last week appeared in court on Monday and then was subsequently released on pre-trial conditions.

Spencer Hollow Schoolhouse celebrates new life on 4th of July

According to Don Whitney, local historian and lifelong resident of Springfield, the Spencer Hollow Schoolhouse opened its doors not long after the country’s first Independence Day. “We don’t have a deed recording the exact date,” he said during an open house at the school, July 4, “but we believe the school was completed in 1781.”

Springfield Chamber of Commerce hosting leadership program

The Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce is proud to be once again hosting the Leadership Southeast Vermont Program serving Windsor and Windham counties by providing resources and opportunities for emerging professionals in our area.
Photo: LSEVT Graduating Class of 2018.

Springfield Humane Society to launch new foster program

Are you one of those people who say if you won the lottery you’d start an animal sanctuary? Do you say hi to strange dogs on the street? Do you prefer staying home getting kitty cuddles over going out? Do you want to save the lives of homeless animals? Then this is your chance! Springfield Humane Society is starting a new foster program!

4-H'ers judge cows at Blue Mountain Dairy

Vermont 4-H dairy members, including two youths from Springfield, Vermont, gathered at the Blue Mountain Dairy in Brookfield on June 26 for the annual state 4-H dairy judging contest.

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Video: #WalkAway - "Why I left the Democratic Party"

Brandon Straka - "I am kicking off the #WalkAway campaign by releasing my video about why I am walking away from liberalism and the Democratic Party."

Hearse and Dead Fred for sale

This is a hand made mock replica of a hearse from days gone by. Speaking of gone by... The driver comes with the bargain as does the REAL coffin inside with Dead Fred!

Calling all local artists

You are invited to show your work at Gallery at the VAULT in our Open Wall Show. This is a chance to display your work in a non-juried show. There is no fee. The theme for our next show is "Local Glimpses".

A demand for money, not met

Police are investigating an armed robbery on Monday night at Jonathan’s Summer Place.

R E C E N T . . . C O M M E N T S

Video: These Green Hills

Animation of the Vt. State Song, "These Green Mountains," by Gallery at the VAULT Summer Art Camp, Springfield, VT, 2016.

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