Tuesday, February 21, 2017

School board discusses tax impact for proposed $29M budget

The Springfield School Board on Monday, Feb. 20 discussed the potential tax impact of the proposed $29,335,336 Fiscal Year 2018 school district budget.

Elm Hill principal plans June resignation to pursue other options

Elm Hill Primary School Principal Dana Jacobson-Goodhue will be leaving the elementary school in June, after five years as principal.

James Newhall named Employee of the Month at Mt. Ascutney Hospital

Newhall, who lives in Springfield, joined the staff of MAHHC in January 2016.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Opinion: What to do with Park Street School

I am a senior citizen that has been accused many a time of not being the sharpest knife in the drawer or not having both oars in the water. So be it! The subject of what to do with Park Street School has bothered me for quite some time.

Video: Trump and The Truth about Sweden

A past refugee who has been living in Sweden for many years explains.

CNN: There's one thing going right for Trump

A slew of economic data came out this week. Almost all of it was positive. Best in 25 years.

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Birth announcement

Jaxon Hunter Smith, a perfect bouncing baby boy, was born to the proud parents of January Morgan Smith and Jason Carl Smith at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017, at 7:40 a.m.

Hartford tops Springfield girls, levels record at 7-7

Hartford displayed its offense in the first quarter and the defense took care of things the rest of the game as the Hurricanes dispatched Springfield 43-34 Saturday afternoon at Dressel Gym.

Springfield Area Obituaries


Hoops For A Cure at Springfield

It was a special evening at Springfield high school Friday night as the Cosmos hosted arch rival Bellows Falls in a boys basketball team.

Video: Hoops For a Cure - Springfield VT 2/17/17

Community in Springfield VT comes together to Support Alex, a High School Senior who is Battling Hodgkin's Disease.

Friday, February 17, 2017

Chester man pleads not guilty to bank robbery

A Chester man has pleaded “not guilty” in connection with a bank robbery of nearly $2,500 that took place in Springfield.

Car fire temporarily closes section of I-91

The Springfield Fire Department and Vermont State Police responded to the area of mile marker 42 Friday, Feb. 17 to a reported car fire around 11:26 a.m. Upon arrival of state police, the driver had gotten out of the vehicle and firefighters were working to extinguish the blaze.

Springfield students place well at competition

River Valley Technical Center's Business and Financial Services students, Whitney Greene and Kaylee Norton, have earned multiple medals at the the annual conference for the Vermont Chapter of the Distributive Education Clubs of America (DECA) held in Burlington, Vermont on Feb. 10

Winter carnival contest winners announced

The winners have been announced for each of the 3rd annual Springfield Winter Carnival's competitions.

Springfield Chamber to host candidates night

As an ongoing tradition, the Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce hosts an annual Candidates Night, giving locals an opportunity to meet Selectboard and School Board candidates.

Springfield Girls Basketball team is progressing

The Springfield Girls Basketball team sits in the sixteenth position in this morning’s Vermont Division II State Basketball standings. This means, if the play-offs began this morning, the Lady Cosmos would be on the road to face top seeded Lyndon Institute in the first round of the play-offs. So what?

Facebook tips lead to arrest in bank heist

Tips that came to the Springfield Police Department via social media were credited with helping police arrest the man they say robbed the Citizens Bank on Wednesday afternoon.

Humane society expanding

A new addition that will allow space for new arrivals, classes, clinics and events at the Springfield Humane Society is nearly complete, with a grand opening scheduled for March.

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Police name bank robbery suspect

Police have named the man suspected of robbing the Citizens Bank in Springfield Wednesday evening and are seeking a warrant for his arrest.

February is Student Art Month at VAULT’s Open Wall Gallery

Colorful “selfies,” radial name designs, and block prints created by Springfield public school students fill the Open Wall Gallery through the month of February, designated Student Art Month at the VAULT Gallery on Main Street.

Springfield’s blight fight advances

The recent raft of ordinances the town adopted as a strategy against blight appears to be working, Town Manager Tom Yennerell said.

Art Review: 'Signs of Life' at the Great Hall

At the Great Hall in Springfield, an exhibition of paintings by Roger Sandes and collages by Mary Welsh, together titled "Signs of Life," celebrates home and the natural world in distinct yet complementary ways.

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Police searching for suspect in armed robbery

Police in Springfield are investigating an armed robbery that took place Wednesday afternoon at Citizens Bank in the Springfield Plaza.

Greenwald, Kucinich issue chilling warnings about deep state’s war on Trump

“What’s going on in the intelligence community with this president is unprecedented,” Kucinich said. “They’re making every effort to upend him. Who knows what the truth is anymore?“

Springfield police chief wants stricter sentences for drug traffickers

Springfield light approved

Installation of a new four-way stoplight at the intersection of routes 11 and 5, near Exit 7 of Interstate 91, got the green light from the Springfield Select Board Monday night.

VTrans presents intersection project

Following a unanimous vote by the Springfield Selectboard to not approve the elimination of a southbound slip lane at Interstate 91 Exit 7, the Vermont Agency of Transportation (VTrans) will bring the town’s opinion back to its design team for discussion.

Video: U.S. government supporting Al-Qaeda and ISIS in Syria

Democratic Congresswoman Tusli Gabbard, back from a fact-finding trip to Syria, tells CNN's Jake Tapper that rebel groups supported by the U.S. in Syria have links to terror groups like Al-Qaeda and ISIS. Demand Congress pass the Stop Arming Terrorists Act    Write Your Congressman: welch.house.gov/contact

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