Sunday, December 16, 2018

SMCS welcomes Zita Ficko, MD to Springfield Urology

Springfield Medical Care Systems is pleased to announce that Zita Ficko, MD, has joined effective Springfield Urology on Dec. 10. She previously worked with Dr. Bettencourt at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center and at the Veterans Hospital in White River Junction, Vermont.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Video: Springfield Hospital is in financial trouble and the state's top health care regulator says hospital officials weren't transparent about their challenges, and it's not the only small hospital in the region that's in trouble.

Springfield Area Obituaries

Nancy Glynn,

Pavel Babich,

Elizabeth Fifield Lee,

Shara Houghtaling,


Celebrating Rumi – The Timeless Persian Poet

Saturday, December 15th, 2018 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Unitarian Universalist Meetinghouse, Free. In these times of intolerance and religious factionalism, a voice of hope and compassion rings down through the ages. It’s the voice of that great 13th century Persian Sufi mystic and poet, Mevlana Jellaludin Rumi.

Friday, December 14, 2018

Local slaughterhouse recalling 10,000+ pounds of beef

Vermont Packinghouse, LLC, a North Springfield establishment, is recalling approximately 10,828 pounds of raw intact bone-in beef quarters.

Trump releases border security promo video

Opinion: Cutting welfare to illegal aliens would pay for Trump’s wall
The US Census Bureau’s latest “survey of income and program participation” shows that 62 percent of illegal-immigrant-headed households are on the federal dole — more than double the rate for households headed by native-born Americans.

Humane society seeks food, toy donations

The Springfield Humane Society is trying to bring Christmas to the kennels.To that end, they have launched a holiday donation drive. They’re looking for pet food, treats, and toys.

15 arrested in area drug sweep

A major drug sweep operation in southeast Vermont by the Vermont Drug Task Force has resulted in 15 arrests.

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Family Center in need of donations

The year will soon be drawing to a close and the Springfield Family Center is in need of donations of non-perishable food items and also monetary donations to help those in need in the community have a great holiday meal. The non-perishables include canned vegetables, fruit, gravy, and soups.

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Christmas lights flashing to music. Davis Street, Springfield
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