Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Schoff joins school board as student representative

At the Springfield School Board meeting on June 29, the board welcomed Ericka Schoff as the new student representative.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Housing grants total $1.39 million

The Vermont Housing and Conservation Board announced new grants Monday. A Springfield rental housing development will get $700.000 for energy-efficiency updates.

Biggest loser crowned

The Springfield chapter of TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) recently honored Brenda Tetreault as their biggest loser of 2014, 52 pounds lost. Also honored were Goldie Cook and Elizabeth Bailey both with 10 pounds+ loss for the year 2014.   Photo by Rebecca Tucker.

Monday, June 29, 2015

Springfield taps MacDonnell as new athletic director

Timmy MacDonnell, who has taught mathematics at Springfield High School and coached last year's boys' varsity basketball team, is the school's new full-time athletic director.

Special Report: An inmate took his life after mental illness treatment needs went unmet

At 7:38 p.m. on April 23, an employee at Southern State Correctional Facility sent an email blast from her phone. A 10-33, code for emergency, was called for an inmate who tried to commit suicide.

Friday, June 26, 2015

Alan Pinders back in town

Photo by Rebecca Tucker
Popular long-time Furman's Department Store owner Alan Pinders was back in town this week visiting with many old friends such as Ken Skillen (center) and Ken Millay (right). Pinders retired to South Carolina a few years back.


Springfield, Vermont is calling all Steampunk aficionados and those curious to participate in the first ever Springfield Steampunk Festival.

Downtown revitalization work underway

Springfield On The Move ended the year in the black, but it also ended the year with visible accomplishments, officials from the downtown revitalization group said this week.

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Cousin of Springfield shooter denies drug dealing

A cousin of Terrick Craft who is currently serving eight to 15 years in prison for attempted murder stemming from the July 2012 shooting has pleaded innocent Monday to felony counts of possession and attempted sale of heroin.

Monday, June 22, 2015

Video: Theater owner goes crazy decorating movie theater for Jurassic World
Down at a small town cinema in Springfield Vermont, the theater owner builds and decorates an incredible setup for all Jurassic Park fans to see.

Sunday, June 21, 2015

Video: 2015 Alumni Day Parade Highlights

See and hear eleven minutes of video highlighting the Springfield Vermont High School Alumni Day Parade held on June 20, 2015. Filmed and edited by Edwin Fransen.
Click Here for YouTube version (lower quality but may play better on older devices/slower internet connections.)
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