Saturday, July 22, 2017

Springfield Co-op celebrates 25th anniversary

”Large enough to meet your needs; small enough to meet your neighbors.” According to general manager Naomi Lauritsen, that’s the motto of the Springfield Food Co-op, which celebrated it’s 25th anniversary on Friday

Prayers for Homer

Vermont's own Homer Simpson (Tim Kavanagh) spent the 10th anniversary of Springfield's big Simpsons day event in a Boston hospital recovering from major cancer surgery.

North School Yard Sale video preview:
Simpsons anniversary edition

The North School Preservation Society is holding another one of their fundraising yard sales today July 22nd from 9 to 2. Money goes towards paying insurance on the 5.5 acre park for continued use and enjoyment by the public and also for much needed repairs to the school house. (Video features North School's own Homer Simpson-- Mo Gilchrist.)

Friday, July 21, 2017

Springfield takes on urban decay one building at a time

Neighborhood activists, who are trying to clean up one of Springfield's toughest neighborhoods, say they'll only be able to tackle the problem one building at a time.

10 years ago today: Springfield Vermont hosts the world premiere of The Simpsons Movie

As many as 5,000 people filled the town square for the day long big event. The film went on to become the number one movie of the summer in Europe and in many U.S. states too.

Shut out of the premiere

This is the story that inspired the creation of this local news blog in August, 2007. To provide a forum where anyone can conveniently inform the people of Springfield about local injustices and failings as well as all the good positive things going on around here.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Hartness State Airport to observe Lindbergh landing in Springfield, 1927

This summer marks the 90th anniversary of Col. Charles A. Lindbergh’s historic visit to Springfield. On Wednesday, July 26, the date of the original visit in 1927, there will be a ceremony to commemorate this event at Hartness State Airport in North Springfield from 1 to 3:30 p.m.

Album Review: Vazy, 'The Field'

Vazy — given name Brad Veysey — has been an integral part of the hip-hop scene in Springfield, Vt., for years. The drummer, producer and talented MC's latest album, The Field, is both a solo statement and a swan song.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Magnesium to make depression drugs obsolete?

A new study completed by researchers at the University of Vermont’s Larner College of Medicine finds the mineral magnesium safer, more affordable and more effective than prescription SSRIs.

Jibba The Gent talks new Spotify success, creating a legacy, and more with RNH Magazine

Results No Hype Magazine checks out Springfield, Vermont hip-hop music artist Jibba The Gent.

Bridge to close 2 days for repaving

The bridge spanning the Connecticut River between Charlestown, New Hampshire and Springfield, Vermont will be closed to traffic on the first two days of August for paving work.

Monday, July 17, 2017

'Lettuce Grow Food'

Summertime usually calls to mind excitement around farm stands, preparing a vegetable garden, and anticipation over the fall harvests, but one might not typically associate middle schoolers with soil and sowing.

Matt Dunne & Artur Adib: Connecting people to promote Vermont's tech economy

The two are planning to meet for the first time in person next week in Springfield to talk about how to work together and strengthen their platforms.

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Inmate charged for having drugs while in custody

An inmate at a prison in Springfield, Vermont is facing additional charges for allegedly transporting drugs into the correctional facility.

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Drug Task Force charges Springfield man with heroin dealing

A Springfield man with a history of small-time drug involvements is now facing up to 30 years in jail after detectives said they used an informant to purchase heroin from him on three occasions back in November and December.
Video: Honest Way

Nathaniel Titorenko and Tristan Bellerive
Two members of the Springfield-based band Moxley Union performing one of their original songs. Moxley Union brings together country blues, rockabilly, classic rock and good old fashioned American music.

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