Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Red Cross blood drive in Springfield

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held from 11:30 to 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 29 at the Springfield Elks Club.

Springfield man makes video - and plea - to his hometown

A Springfield man, who lives close to the scene of Saturday's fatal shooting, has made a video as a challenge to the Springfield community.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Video: Springfield VT shooting response and challenge

I've had some time to think since the shooting yesterday. Here's my response and a challenge for our town.
Video: Police ID Springfield shooting suspect
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Murder suspect tracked to Keene, then vanishes

The search for a murder suspect in Springfield, Vt., led law enforcement officials to Keene, N.H. this morning.

Police release information on suspect in Wing homicide

Springfield Police Department and Vermont State Police Major Crime unit continue to investigate the shooting death of Wesley Wing in Springfield on Saturday.
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VTel grilled over Calais tower plan

After being booted from Plainfield, the Vermont Telephone Co. Inc. is again facing resistance to a proposed telecommunications tower, this time in Calais.

Man dies in Springfield shooting

The victim of a shooting near Jake’s Market on Saturday evening has died, as police on Sunday night continued to search for the shooter.

Shooting victim dies; suspect at large

A Springfield man died early Sunday morning after he was shot on South Street early Saturday evening, and police said they were still searching for his assailant.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Video: Springfield shooting victim dies at hospital

Wesley "Wes" Wing

Police: Shooting victim dies, suspect sought

A man has died as a result of gunshot injuries suffered during a Saturday night shooting incident as police continue to search for a suspect, Springfield police said.     Related story: Man dies after shooting in Springfield

Video: Shooting victim dies

Springfield Police said Wesley Wing, the victim of Saturday's shooting, has died.

Police seek suspect after Springfield man is shot

A Springfield man was shot multiple times Saturday evening on South Street, near Jake's Market.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Police responding to shooting in Springfield

Police are investigating a shooting that happened near 181 South Street in Springfield this evening. Police are looking for a later model black Nissan Infiniti with Vermont plates possibly with Vermont Strong on the front.

The shooting took place under the pine tree visible in this photo.

UPDATE 9:30 PM: At approximently 6 p.m. today, five shots were fired at Wesley Wing, age 37, of Springfield. He was hit in the stomach. Wing was able to get to Jake's Market, a short distance from the shooting, where help was quickly summoned. Wing was transported by ambulance to Springfield Hospital and then airlifted to Dartmouth Hospital for surgery. He is listed in critical condition at this time. The shooter fled the scene and has not been found.

Video of the shooting scene tonight.

Springfield police chief says bath salts is the biggest drug problem in town

Bath salts, not heroin, are the biggest drug problem in town, Police Chief Douglas Johnston said Friday.

Friday, April 17, 2015

Video: Man tries to steal ATM machine

In the wee hours of this morning, at a Springfield credit union location.

Springfield capitalizes early to beat Leland & Gray

Leland & Gray gave Springfield some extra opportunities in the first inning on Thursday. The Cosmos were happy to cash in.

Slow start costs Rebs in loss to Cosmos

Springfield took advantage of a defensive nightmare in the first inning for Leland & Gray and went on to an 8-0 win over the Rebels in a Marble Valley League game Thursday afternoon at Bill Robinson Field.

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Fire In attic at Weathersfield gun club

An attic fire at an indoor shooting range near the North Springfield dam brought out firefighters from several towns late Tuesday afternoon.

Springfield cruises to win over Twin Valley in opener

After graduating six starters off last season’s team, Springfield softball coach Andy Bladyka wasn’t sure what to expect out of his club in its debut on Tuesday at Bill Robinson Field.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Community Center set to close for a month this spring for repairs

The Springfield Community Center will be closed for a month later this spring for repairs to its foundation.
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Spring Runoff at Goulds Mill, Black River


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