Friday, May 26, 2017

Springfield Track & Field Meet Results

Springfield junior captain Chris Gurney lands a 17-7 1/2 long jump to win that event in Tuesday's meet at SHS. Gurney also won triple jump and placed second in the 400 with a PR of 58.2 seconds

Public forum on opiates

Members of public safety, including the Springfield Police Department, Vermont State Police and the Vermont Intelligence Center, will hold a public forum on May 30th to discuss the ongoing opioid crisis in Windsor County.

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Hunger Free Vermont expands free summer meals program to low-income housing sites

Hunger Free Vermont is trying to set up summer free meals to kids in St. Johnsbury and Springfield.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Springfield police chief goes to Washington, opposes bigger trucks

Chief Douglas Johnston made a trip to Capitol Hill to voice his public safety concerns. He joined the Coalition Against Bigger Trucks to oppose efforts that would potentially allow heavier and larger trucks on the roads.

Birth: Jack Douglas Alexander

Justin and Leanne (Gurney) Alexander of Springfield, Vermont proudly announce the birth of their son, Jack Douglas Alexander.

Photos: Angel of Bethesda statue returns

The Angel of Bethesda a statute created by Mary Eldredge of Springfield, Vt. was restored by Jeffrey Sass of Quechee, Vt. and returned to St. James Church in Woodstock, Vt. on Friday May 19. Church and art patrons attended the celebration.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Local artists to participate in this weekend's Open Studio event

Gallery at the VAULT is always a key stop on the statewide Open Studio Weekend, coming right up on May 27-28. Booklets are available at VAULT that contain details on all 181 of the Open Studios and exhibits

Springfield May Festival featured sunshine, artworks

The “May Festival,” an ancient Celtic celebration of spring, is mentioned in some of the earliest Irish literature and it is associated with important events in Irish mythology. It marked the beginning of summer and the time when cattle were driven out to the summer pastures.

Gearing up for the 2017 Springfield Steampunk Festival

The Steampunk Society of Vermont, a federally recognized nonprofit based in Springfield, Vermont, is hosting the third annual Springfield Steampunk Festival on Sept. 23 and Sept. 24 at Hartness House Inn.

Fire department awarded $260K for new air packs

Eight months after applying, the Springfield Fire Department has been awarded a $260,000 grant to purchase new self-contained breathing apparatus, replacing units that have been in use since the early 2000s.

River Valley Ridge Riders hold another successful poker run

96 year old Marjorie Spaulding ready for a ride with Ken Hathaway on his new Indian motorcycle during one of the stops Saturday on the Over the Hill Poker Run, sponsored by the River Valley Ridge Riders.

Woolson Block project secures more funding

A planned project to renovate the Woolson Block in Springfield is gaining momentum after the announcement that project organizers were awarded an additional $850,000 from the Vermont Housing Conservation Board earlier this month.

Police log

Recent arrests and incidents logged by the Springfield Police Department.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Dartmouth student research shows value of breaking bread together

To help show the impact of the congregate meals, a group of Dartmouth students was matched with Senior Solutions, the Springfield-based nonprofit formerly known as the Council on Aging for Southeastern Vermont, through the college’s Social Impact Practicum initiative.

HCRS to host 10th annual golf tournament fundraiser

Health Care and Rehabilitation Services, Vermont’s second-largest community mental-health agency, will be hosting its 10th annual Golf Tournament to support children, youth in Windsor, Windham counties on Friday, June 9 at Woodstock Country Club.

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Saudi Arabia and ISIS – a side by side comparison

Saudi Arabia’s monarchs have threatened to sue any media comparing the kingdom to ISIS.

Saturday, May 20, 2017

PETA calls for investigation into slaughterhouse

Armed with damning U.S. Department of Agriculture reports, PETA sent a letter Thursday morning calling on Windsor County State's Attorney David Cahill to investigate Vermont Packinghouse and, as appropriate, file criminal charges against the slaughterhouse.

1st Annual Donald L. Gurney Field Day, May 14, 2016

Video by Chip Howard

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