Kamis, 21 Mei 2015

Advance Auto Parts opens first store in Springfield

Advance Auto Parts Inc., the largest automotive aftermarket parts provider in North America, opened its first store in Springfield beside Shaw’s Supermarket, on May 21. A ribbon cutting ceremony will be at 11:45 a.m. Friday, May 22.


http://eagletimes.villagesoup.com/p/advance-auto-parts-opens-first-store-in-springfield/1350567


Advance Auto Parts opens first store in Springfield
May 21,

Video: Capital Connections with Carol Lighthall


John O'Connor interviews Carol Lighthall, Executive Director of Springfield on the Move, about her organizations endeavors at revitalizing the town.






John O'Connor interviews Carol Lighthall, Executive Director of Springfield on the Move, about her organizations endeavors at revitalizing the town of Springfield, VT.

Help save iconic Vermont barn







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Rabu, 20 Mei 2015

Police log

Recent arrestts and incidents logged by the Springfield Police Department.










April 16, 2015
17:17 Hours

Petit Larceny

Tyler Haley
AGE: 18
Springfield, Vermont
SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: Haley allegedly stole $100.00 from his mother's purse.
Haley was issued a citation to appear in Windsor County Superior Court - Criminal Division on June 16, 2015

Warrant Request
Charges:
False Pretenses X6

MSJ rolls past Springfield

Boys baseball.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150520/SPORTS02/705209913


Published May 20, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
MSJ rolls past Springfield
BOYS BASEBALL

MSJ 12, Springfield 1 (5 innings)

Josh Wasilewski was dealing on the mound for the Mounties.

The flamethrower collected 11 strikeouts in the winning effort. He allowed just three hits and one walk to Springfield, which

12-pack of soda is focus of charge

Two Springfield residents are accused of breaking into a concession stand and stealing a 12-pack of Mountain Dew.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150520/THISJUSTIN/705209870


12-pack of soda is focus of charge
May 20,2015


12-pack of soda

is focus of charge

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Two Springfield residents are accused of breaking into a concession stand and stealing a 12-pack

Murder case leads to unrelated count

A Brattleboro man who was allegedly in New Hampshire with accused murderer Gregory Smith is accused of violating the conditions of his furlough.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150520/THISJUSTIN/705209881

Murder case leads to unrelated count
May 20,2015


Murder case leads

to unrelated count

SPRINGFIELD — A Brattleboro man who was allegedly in New Hampshire with accused

Selasa, 19 Mei 2015

Leland and Gray crushes Springfield, 22-2

Baseball at Springfield.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150519/SPORTS02/705199867

Published May 19, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
Leland and Gray crushes Springfield, 22-2
By POODY WALSH
Correspondent

SPRINGFIELD — The Rebels are hot. Very hot.

Leland and Gray sent 16 batters to the plate and scored 11 times during its 22-2 Marble Valley League win over Springfield at Birsky-Wyman

Cosmos shade Brattleboro

Girls softball at Brattleboro.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150519/SPORTS02/705199873


Published May 19, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
Cosmos shade Brattleboro
SOFTBALL

Springfield 4, Brattleboro 3

BRATTLEBORO — Jade Twombly worked out of trouble several times but none more important then in the seventh. The Colonels had the tying run on third and the winning run on second but

Mill River, Russell take top honors

Golf at Rutland.

http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150519/SPORTS02/705199883




Published May 19, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
MR, Russell take top honors
GOLF

MR’s Russell medalist

Johan Russell carded an 87 for medalist honors and helped his Mill River team to first place over Fair Haven. Otter Valley and Springfield at Rutland Country Club.

Russell was supported by teammates Ben

Senin, 18 Mei 2015

Video: Moxley Union – Walking The Dog


Springfield's Fab Four released their first CD "Natural Man" on New Year's Eve. Now listen to 4 of the tracks online, all their own original compositions. Their CD is now available at Bibens Home Center small engines department on River Street. Small engines is attached to the car wash.








http://www.battleofthebands.com/u/MoxleyUnion





Springfield High School third quarter honors




12th grade




High honors


Lyndsie A. Cammarata, Adam Riley Hastings, Allyssa Hailey McCutcheon, Sadie Arlene McCutcheon, Corrina Louise Nichols, Jordan Lynn Phelps.



Honors


Olivia Jean Barror, David A. Bryant, Patrick Michael Clancy, Alan Michael Clough, Blair Ashley Crowley, Maygan Marie Daly, Jordyn Chezley Eastman, Bryant C. Ford, Nathan Joseph Godfrey, Rachel Elizabeth Hawkins,

Springfield loans $50,000 to SRDC for J&L environmental review

The town of Springfield has agreed to lends up to $50,000 interest-free to the Springfield Regional Development Corp. to do a final environmental report required before the development group can start the demolition of the old Jones & Lamson Machine Tool Co.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150518/THISJUSTIN/705189963


Springfield loans $50,000 to SRDC for J&L environmental review

Minggu, 17 Mei 2015

Cosmos roll past Westside

Baseball at Springfield.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150517/SPORTS02/705179981



Sabtu, 16 Mei 2015

Springfield gives Ostrowski family more time to avoid demolition

The Springfield Select Board has given another person an extension on a demolition order for a dilapidated building.





Springfield gives Ostrowski family more time to avoid demolition
By Susan Smallheer
Staff Writer | May 16,2015
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Photo by Len Emery
The small house at 105 Clinton St. is being placed on Springfield’s blighted buildings list.
SPRINGFIELD —

Bellows Falls snaps Springfield's five-game win streak

Bellows Falls did what no baseball team has done since May began — beat Springfield.
Related story: Historic night under the lights at Hadley


http://eagletimes.villagesoup.com/p/bellows-falls-snaps-springfields-five-game-win-streak/1347506


VPA D-II Baseball
Bellows Falls snaps Springfield's five-game win streak
By Chris Doherty | May 15, 2015
Photo by: Doug MacPhee
BF's Zac Streeter

Jumat, 15 Mei 2015

North School Book & Plant Sale


This Saturday May 16th, 9 to 2. Bring the kids, lots of childrens books and a great playground on site.

https://nsps.awardspace.us


he North School Preservation Society will be holding its annual Spring Book & Plant Sale on Saturday, May 16, 2015. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. One classroom completely filled with books plus in the wide hallway leading to it an overflow of even more books set out
Video: SAPA TV Steampunk Film Contest



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Rabu, 13 Mei 2015

Vermont: America’s food relocalization laboratory


If most Americans were to rank the nation’s most influential states, chances are Vermont would not make many lists. But it should.


http://civileats.com/2015/05/12/vermont-americas-food-relocalization-laboratory/




Photo by Jeb Wallace-Brodeur
Vermont: America’s Food Relocalization Laboratory
Over the last decade, Vermont’s lawmakers, businesses, farmers, and schools have done more to

Cosmos roll over Westside

Boys baseball at West Rutland.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150513/SPORTS02/705139887


Published May 13, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
Cosmos roll over Westside
BOYS BASEBALL

Springfield 17, West Rutland

WEST RUTLAND — Ed Shambo had four hits and was the winning pitcher as the Cosmos had no trouble dispatching the Golden Horde in a game shortened to five innings by the mercy

Selasa, 12 Mei 2015

YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day and Camp Open House

Meeting Waters YMCA will host a combined YMCA Healthy Kids Day and Camp Open House at its Lewis Day Camp facility in Springfield on Saturday, May 16.


http://eagletimes.villagesoup.com/p/ymca-hosts-healthy-kids-day-and-camp-open-house/1345817


YMCA hosts Healthy Kids Day and Camp Open House
May 12, 2015

Photo by: Courtesy
Meeting Waters YMCA will host a combined YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Cosmos, Mounties tie

Girls tennis.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150512/SPORTS02/705129877


Published May 12, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
Cosmos, Mounties tie
GIRLS TENNIS

Springfield 3, MSJ 3

Tied at three going into second doubles Mother Nature decided the match would end in deadlocked. Sally Hogan and Gabby Giancola won firstt doubles, defeating Springfield’s Amelia Batistta and Jenn Anders 6-1

Cosmos pound Green Mountain

Girls softball at Springfield.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150512/SPORTS02/705129873


Published May 12, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
Cosmos pound Green Muntain
SOFTBALL

Springfield 13, GM 1

SPRINGFIELD — The Cosmos continued their solid season by hiking their record to 7-1 with a convincing win over neighboring Green Mountain under the lights.

Hard-throwing Jade Twombly was

Senin, 11 Mei 2015

Video: Springfield baseball dominates in win over Woodstock

May 6th game.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7JfpO5ptaA



Truck containing 7,000 gallons of milk overturns on 91

On Saturday at 10:27 pm, Troopers from the Rockingham responded to a tractor trailer roll
over at mile marker 46 northbound in Springfield.





FW: Tractor Trailer Roll Over on Interstate 91 north


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Cc: Hudson, Eric
Subject: Tractor Trailer Roll Over on Interstate 91 north in Springfield.

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Two local businesses get grant money

Two food and beer businesses in the Springfield-Chester area have received grants that will either help them stay in business or get established.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150511/THISJUSTIN/705119979


Two local businesses get grant money
By Susan Smallheer
Staff Writer | May 11,2015


SPRINGFIELD — Two food and beer businesses in the Springfield-Chester area have received

Minggu, 10 Mei 2015

Dancing to the Tune of Tradition: Girls Gather for Annual Apple Blossom Cotillion

Part contest, part show, part formal dance, this fundraiser for Springfield Hospital is billed as the town’s biggest annual event. And for many, it’s a family tradition.

http://www.vnews.com/home/16615056-95/dancing-to-the-tune-of-tradition


Dancing to the Tune of Tradition: Girls Gather for Annual Apple Blossom Cotillion

Jordan Phelps, left, enjoys a quiet moment backstage with fellow

Jacks deal first setback to Cosmos

Girls softball.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150510/SPORTS02/705109989


Published May 10, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
Jacks deal first setback to Cosmos
By POODY WALSH
Correspondent

WINDSOR — Windsor pitcher Ashlee Bly is not the type of hurler that is going to strike fear in a batter with her blazing speed, but she knows how to pitch and this week she has used that ability to

Sabtu, 09 Mei 2015

Nursing Scholarship in Memory of Eileen Austin Neal

Applications are being accepted for the 10th annual Eileen Austin Neal Nursing Scholarship of $1,000.


http://www.springfieldmed.org/SpringfieldMedicalCareSystems/News/tabid/78/id/786/Nursing-Scholarship-in-Memory-of-Eileen-Austin-Neal.aspx

Nursing Scholarship in Memory of Eileen Austin Neal
Posted on 5/7/2015

Applications are being accepted for the 10th annual Eileen Austin Neal

Region making progress in getting people into opioid treatment

The state believes a "hub-and-spoke system" of treatment will attract the state’s addicts to seek treatment.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150509/NEWS02/705099941


Region making progress in getting people into opioid treatment
By Susan Smallheer
Staff Writer | May 09,2015


SPRINGFIELD — Psychiatric nurse practitioner Jim Walsh has seen a lot in 32 years of working with people

Cosmos blank Proctor

Baseball





Cosmos blank Proctor
BASEBALL
Springfield 24, Proctor 0 (5 INNINGS) | May 09,2015
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SPRINGFIELD — Jon Hildreth picked up eight strikeouts in his shutout performance on Thursday afternoon.

Tyler Carrington took the loss for Proctor. Carrington tagged two hits.

Springfield improves to 4-2 and hits the road to take on Woodstock today.

Proctor

Jumat, 08 Mei 2015

Black River Action Team to help homeowners with storm water runoff

The BRAT recently received $2,500 through the Vermont Community Foundation's Small and Inspiring grant program.


http://eagletimes.villagesoup.com/p/black-river-action-team-to-help-homeowners-with-storm-water-runoff/1344126


Black River Action Team to help homeowners with storm water runoff
May 07, 2015

Photo by: Kelly Stettner
The Black River Action Team has set their sights on

Springfield, GM baseball roll to victories

Zack Tubbs smacked a pair of triples and drove in six runs, Ben Tubbs homered and added three RBIs.


http://eagletimes.villagesoup.com/p/springfield-gm-baseball-roll-to-victories/1344233



Mill River’s Russell medals at Crown Point

Golf tournament.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150508/SPORTS02/705089901


Published May 8, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
Mill River’s Russell medals at Crown Point
GOLF

Mill River wins

at Crown Point

SPRINGFIELD — Johann Russell shot 38 for medal honors and led Mill River past Woodstock, 175-188, at Crown Point.

Ben Smith was next up for the winning Minutemen with a 40,

Springfield park and ride closed for makeover

The popular park-and-ride parking lot at exit 7 off Interstate 91 is getting a $642,000 makeover.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150508/NEWS02/705089945


Springfield park and ride closed for makeover
By Susan Smallheer
Staff Writer | May 08,2015


SPRINGFIELD — The popular park-and-ride parking lot at exit 7 off Interstate 91 is getting a $642,000 makeover.

The parking lot

Kamis, 07 Mei 2015

Cow plop for Life


A cow plop fundraiser benefitting Windsor County Relay for Life has been scheduled for Saturday morning May 9th at the North School athletic field.




Come meet "Tia" a 10 month old Jersey cow generously donated for the event by Julie Young of Springfield.  To  purchase tickets in advance,  you can contact the team captain at kass_scheitlin@yahoo.com or stop by Tina's Hallmark in the

Springfield adds to its unsafe building hit list

The Springfield Select Board has expanded its original 2013 list to include properties on Furnace Street, Park Street and Valley Street.

http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150507/NEWS02/705079905




Springfield adds to its unsafe building hit list
By Susan Smallheer
Staff Writer | May 07,2015




SPRINGFIELD — The town is ready to tackle more dilapidated buildings.

The Springfield

Smith’s former fiancé indicted by N.H. grand jury

A woman described by police as a girlfriend of alleged murderer Gregory A. Smith of Springfield, has been indicted by a New Hampshire grand jury on charges that she hindered police from arresting Smith and tried to intimidate a witness.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150507/NEWS02/705079923


Smith’s former fiancé indicted by N.H. grand jury
By Susan Smallheer
Staff Writer | May

Rabu, 06 Mei 2015

Police log

Recent arrests and incidents logged by the Springfield Police Department.



May 5, 2015
2145 hours

Furnishing Alcohol to Minor
Reckless Endangerment

False Information to a Police Officer

Savannah Pellerin
AGE: 21
Springfield, VT

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 04/05/2015 Springfield Police were dispatched to Harvard St. in Springfield, VT for a report of an intoxicated person. Upon investigation,

SRDC awarded two grants to support local economic projects

Springfield Regional Development Corporation announced today that they are the recipient of two $15,000 grants to support a pair of economic development projects in the region.


http://www.springfielddevelopment.org/blog/?p=495


SRDC Awarded Two Grants to Support Local Economic Projects
Filed under: SRDC — admin @ 4:26 pm
Springfield Regional Development Corporation announced today that

Springfield holds off Brattleboro to remain unbeaten

With the game suddenly up for grabs, Brooke Willey helped ensure Springfield wouldn’t drop its first game of the season.


http://eagletimes.villagesoup.com/p/springfield-holds-off-brattleboro-to-remain-unbeaten/1342935


Springfield holds off Brattleboro to remain unbeaten
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Selasa, 05 Mei 2015

Steampunk fest news



The "Steampunk Guru" was in Springfield Monday, and he said the town was a perfect match for the combination of science fiction and Victorian aesthetic.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150506/NEWS02/705069945


Steampunk fest news
By Susan Smallheer
Staff Writer | May 06,2015
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Susan Smallheer / Staff Photo
Bruce Rosenbaum, “Steampunk Guru,” in

Cosmos cruising through busy week

Faced with five games in six days, Springfield coach Rick Saypack told his team the goal was to be playing good baseball by the end of the week. If the first two games are any indication than the Cosmos are on course to making the coach a happy man.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150506/SPORTS02/705069877



Cosmos weather storm, top Brattleboro

Girls softball.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150506/SPORTS02/705069845



Cosmos shred Twin Valley

Baseball


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150505/SPORTS02/705059881


Published May 5, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
Cosmos shred Twin Valley
BASEBALL

Springfield 15, Twin Valley 5

SPRINGFIELD — The Cosmos’ bats were too much for the Wildcats. Kyle White, Veb Reardon, and Tanner Shumski all had two hits and Zach Cubbs homered. Kyle Weeks picked up the win. Springfield, 2-2, host

Senin, 04 Mei 2015

Apple Blossom Cotillion: ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun'

Cyndi Lauper’s 1980s hit “Girls Just Want To Have Fun” should have been the unofficial theme song for the 2015 Apple Blossom Cotillion.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150504/NEWS02/705049937


Apple Blossom Cotillion: ‘Girls Just Want to Have Fun”
By Susan Smallheer
Staff Writer | May 04,2015




Photo by Len Emery Alexis “Lexi” Roldan is crowned queen of the Cotillion on

Minggu, 03 Mei 2015

Tesla Powerwall


Green Mountain Power is pleased to announce that it will be one of the first energy companies in the country to offer Tesla's new home battery, the Powerwall, to customers.


http://www.greenmountainpower.com/products-services/overview/powerwall/



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Video: Springfield VT Next Steps


Following several conversations about what it will take to make Springfield VT a place known for its hope, here are my thoughts on what our next steps should look like.









Bank supports 'Wet Paint Live'

The organizers of "Wet Paint Live" are pleased to announce that the Claremont Savings Bank is one of the sponsors of Springfield's first outdoor painting event for artists.


http://eagletimes.villagesoup.com/p/claremont-savings-bank-supports-wet-paint-live/1341610


Claremont Savings Bank supports "Wet Paint Live"
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Sabtu, 02 Mei 2015

Alexis Roldan crowned Apple Blossom Queen

Alexis Roldan was chosen Springfield's 59th Apple Blossom Queen at the annual Cotillion event held tonight in Riverside Middle School gymnasium.

Alexis is a senior at Springfield High School and a licensed nursing assistant at Springfield Hospital. Her escort for the evening was Devin Porter.


Photo by Marie Laplante








http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150503/THISJUSTIN/

Annual Flushing of the Mains

The Springfield Water Department will be flushing out corrosion and other foreingn matter from the town water mains this coming week.


http://eagletimes.villagesoup.com/p/springfield-to-flush-water-system/1341367


Springfield to flush water system
By STAFF REPORTS | May 02, 2015
SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Water Department warned that water main flushing will occur throughout the week

Jumat, 01 Mei 2015

Apple Blossom Cotillion celebrates 59 years of dance, song and community



The blossoms on apple trees are far behind this cold Vermont spring, but that won’t stop the 59th annual Apple Blossom Cotillion.  
Related stories: springfieldvt.blogspot.com/search?q=Apple+Blossom


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150501/NEWS02/705019913






Girls and boys from Springfield area schools rehearse for the 59th annual Apple Blossom Cotillion to be held Friday and

Audio: Springfield looks for options to fight drug crimes

Telephone interview with reporter Susan Smallheer.


http://digital.vpr.net/post/regional-report-springfield-looks-options-fight-drug-crimes


Regional Report: Springfield Looks For Options To Fight Drug Crimes
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Selectman George McNaughton wants to give the Springfield Police

Six-run fourth propels Poultney

Boys baseball at Springfield.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150501/SPORTS02/705019909


Published May 1, 2015 in the Rutland Herald
Six-run fourth propels Poultney
By POODY WALSH
Correspondent

SPRINGFIELD — Junior right-hander Connor Hill was tough when he had to be,limiting Springfield to four singles as Poultney used a six-run fourth inning as a springboard to a 9-6 Marble
Video: Springfield police foster positive relationship with students






http://www.wptz.com/news/springfield-police-foster-positive-relationship-with-students/32674120

By Liz Strzepa
Springfield police foster positive relationship with students
Springfield Police Chief Douglas Johnston participated in the "Lunch With a Cop" program on April 30

Published 6:44 PM EDT Apr 30, 2015



MSJ girls tennis now 2-2

Girls tennis at Springfield.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150501/THISJUSTIN/705019929


MSJ girls tennis now 2-2
May 01,2015


GIRLS TENNIS

MSJ 5, Springfield 2

SPRINGFIELD – MSJ leveled its record at 2-2.

In singles, MSJ’s Nicole Bruso defeated Lexi Bellows, 3-6, 7-5, 10-4; MSJ’s Shannon Elms beat Alex Sauver, 6-4, 2-6, 10-7; Springfield’s Sadie Rice beat Megan Eaton, 6-4,

Bank heist suspect denies drug charge

A suspect in a pair of Springfield bank robberies returned to court this week after guards at the Springfield prison said they found drugs hidden in his sneakers and in his body.


http://www.rutlandherald.com/article/20150501/THISJUSTIN/705019951


Bank heist suspect denies drug charge
By ERIC FRANCIS
CORRESPONDENT | May 01,2015


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A suspect in a pair of Springfield