Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Town wants to crack down on blight near schools, day care centers

A tough new town ordinance would give the town another tool to fight blight around the town's schools and day care centers.

Windsor rolls on Cosmos’ senior night

The Cosmos battled hard on senior night after honoring Hunter Grace, Michael Messer, Tyler Rumrill and Tyler Thomas during a pre-game ceremony.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Just out: Annual Town Report

Springfield High School Quarter 2 Honor Roll

Learn to Race Race

Plans are being made to hold a glider soaring competition in the skies above North Springfield this summer.

Massachusetts woman involved in snowy rollover crash on I-91

A Winchendon, Mass. woman survived a highway rollover crash in with nary a scratch, according to Vermont State Police.

Springfield Area Obituaries 2016

Monday, February 8, 2016

Concern about food waste at Elm Hill School raised

Springfield School Board Chairwoman Jeanice Garfield wants a review of whether food is being wasted at Springfield's primary school.

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Springfield 45, Otter Valley 41

Girls basketball at Springfield.

Bellows Falls picks up win over Springfield

It was slow start Friday night between rivals Bellows Falls and Springfield, but as the game wore on, the tempo picked up and it was to the Terriers' liking as BF walked out with a 54-38 win.

Friday, February 5, 2016

After getting sober, Brandy Cheney counsels young people

The turning point for Brandy Cheney came on a summer night in 2014, when she hopped into her car to pick up a relative, even though she was intoxicated. The Bellows Falls police pulled her over and charged her with DUI.

Team effort carries Cosmos to thrilling win

Girls basketball, Brandon at Springfield.

Announcing two $1,000 Sammy Pierce Memorial Scholarship Awards for 2016

Students from the towns of Andover, Baltimore, Cavendish, Chester, Grafton, Ludlow, Mount Holly, Rockingham, Springfield, and Weathersfield who are continuing education in a 2 or 4 year college program are invited to apply.

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Are most Americans still afraid to be unafraid?

The Republican consensus these days comes down to this: Be Afraid. Don’t Give Peace a Chance. Ever.
So says retired Windsor County Judge William Boardman.

Gov. Shumlin pardons Springfield woman

Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin issued a pardon Thursday to Margaret Young of Springfield, citing her ability to overcome numerous challenges to attain a degree in occupational therapy.

Bellows Falls man arrested after escaping furlough

Caught hiding out in Springfield on Spencer Hollow Road.

Fair Haven 51, Springfield 24

Girls basketball at Springfield.

Otter Valley 50, Springfield 28

Boys basketball at Brandon.

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Nominate Citizen of the Year

The Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the 2015 Citizen and Organization of the Year.

Springfield schools’ solar plans have hit a snag

Springfield schools’ plan to get 80 percent of its electricity from solar has been handed a setback.

Home visits to kindergartners may stop

Home visits for incoming kindergarten students in Springfield could become a thing of the past under a proposed new kindergarten "K Camp."

Date for Springfield Winter Carnival moved

Lack of snow and cold weather has forced Springfield to move the dates for its Winter Carnival.
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