Saturday, November 17, 2018

Indoor farmers market events

The Springfield Farmers Market will be holding the first of two holiday markets today at the United Methodist Church on Valley Street in Springfield from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Vendor inquiries welcome for the one next month.

Friday, November 16, 2018

Man back in custody facing a new burglary charge after a year on the run

A Springfield man whom police had been looking to re-arrest for over a year was finally brought into court this week where authorities added a new burglary charge to the slate of offenses he is currently facing.

Springfield Area Obituaries

Don Emerson
Mabel Barlow

Cornelia Sanderson

Rachel Watkins


A big check for Ben's Buddies

Community Bank N.A. Springfield Branch Manager Ken Davis and Ben, with Ben’s mom Beth Adams, founder of Ben’s Buddies Social Group.

‘Classics of Hollywood’s Golden Age’ at OLLI Program

Rick Winston, will present the OLLI-Osher Lifelong Learning Institute program on Tuesday, Nov. 27. ‘Classics of Hollywood’s Golden Age’ will be presented at 2 p.m. at the Nolin Murray Center next to St. Mary’s Catholic Church on Pleasant Street in Springfield.

Letter from Springfield Hospital - Page 2

Re: Feature story in the Eagle-Times, "Springfield Hospital board of directors hears complaints from community members"

Fact Check Friday

Dozens have posted videos online about the questionable Acosta-Intern tussle video released by the White House but this person seems to be the only one who actually went to the source video to come up with the truth.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Threat is defused in Springfield

Springfield schools were closed on Thursday, Nov. 15 because on Nov. 14 at 3;38 p.m. the Springfield Police Department received a phone call from the Springfield School District to inform the police about a student making an active threat.

Local Habitat for Humanity chapter gets house #10

The Greater Springfield Vermont Area Habitat for Humanity, your local Habitat chapter, has acquired a rehabilitation property to work on and offer for sale to an eligible partner family. Now looking for volunteer workers.

Schools closed today while officials investigate ‘threat’

The Springfield School District has canceled school today as police continue to investigate a threat made against the high school.

Ron Patch: The Cheshire Covered Bridge

Today, many of us refer to the Cheshire Bridge as “The Toll Bridge,” which connects Springfield to Charlestown. But what do we know about its history? Here is what I learned.

Lotus Two concert and holiday party at Town Library

The Springfield Town Library and Friends of the Springfield Town Library invite you to a concert and holiday party at the library on Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. Music will be provided by Lotus Two, a musical duo composed of Paula Hansen-Graveline and Linda Schneck.

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The 2019 Vermont Fish & Wildlife Calendar now available

Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department announces the release of the colorful 2019 Fish & Wildlife Calendar. The calendar, available at their Springfield office, is filled with stunning photos of Vermont wildlife, including moose, bald eagle, longnose gar, white-tailed deer, and yellow warbler.

Korean War veteran recalls Navy experience

Gordan Crandall signed up to join the Navy at 18, shortly after graduating from Springfield High School. He joined, in part, because he would get an education.

Springfield on quest to eliminate lead from tap water

The town of Springfield has been working on eliminating all traces of lead from its drinking water supply. A public information meeting on the project was presented on Monday night.

Cooking with cannabis workshop

The holiday season is upon us! If you want to be everyone’s favorite gift-giver this year, join us on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 6-9 p.m. and learn how to make a variety of cannabis-infused presents for everybody on your list.

Video: The Truth About the Caravan

Documentary filmaker Ami Horowitz decided to go down to Mexico to check things out himself and this video explodes the myths being spread about the Caravan by the mainstream media.

Springfield Hospital board of directors hears complaints from community members

About 25 people, including doctors, nurses, patients, technicians, and others, crowded into a small conference room here at Springfield Hospital Tuesday evening to tell the hospital’s board of directors about the upsetting changes they are experiencing.

Steampunk and table-top games team up

The Steampunk Society of Vermont had the pleasure of hosting a few events at Carnage 21 in Killington, VT over the weekend of November 3rd and 4th. Carnage is a Vermont based table-top gaming convention which held it’s 21st event this year.

HCRS welcomes new staff

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

Tuesday, November 13, 2018

This Christmas Farm in Springfield is an annual must-do

Visit the beautiful farm between Skitchewaug Mountain and the banks of the Connecticut River in Springfield. Christmas Trees of Vermont is the picture perfect spot to find your holiday tree.

Vehicle accident in Weathersfield

It happened at that sharp curve between Downers Four Corners and Amsden village. A dump truck collided with a silver sedan, spilling 100 gallons of diesel fuel onto the road.

Edgar May to host Thanksgiving Day 5k fundraiser

The Edgar May Health and Recreation Center will host the annual Thanksgiving Day 5K Road Race and Walk Thursday, Nov. 22. Runners and walkers of all ages are welcome and children under the age of 12 are free.

Milkhouse Heaters perform for UU Coffeehouse

The UU Coffeehouse Music Series Nov. 17 features the Milkhouse Heaters, a husband and wife duo. Video above features one of their original compositions, Winter Song.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Be part of 'Twas the Night Before Christmas' interactive performance

On Saturday, Nov. 24, come take a journey through the historic Hartness House Inn and experience the legendary tale of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” in an interactive performance provided by local talent.

Chamber of Commerce introduces new Local Loyalty Program

The Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce is thrilled to announce a new initiative, the Springfield Holiday Local Loyalty Program.

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Apple Blossom Cotillion applications available now

Springfield Hospital is now accepting applications for the 63rd Annual Apple Blossom Cotillion. Now is your chance to be part of this special event, which raises money for your local community hospital. All area students are eligible to participate.

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


Roy Linwood Clark
April 15, 1933 - November 15, 2018
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