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Springfield, VT

Mark Alan Schoff

Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Springfield, Vt. — Mark Alan Schoff, 51, of Springfield passed away peacefully on Sunday, July 19, 2015, at 9:20 a.m. after a month long battle resulting from an unexplained cardiac arrest on June 15, 2015. Mark was born March 12, 1964, in Springfield. Mark graduated from Springfield High School in 1982 and after basic training in Paris Island, S.C. served three years in the United States Marine Corp achieving the rank of Lance Corporal before his honorable discharge in 1986. Apart from his duty stations from Okinawa and Calif. with the USMC, he lived his entire life in Springfield. Mark was a successful business owner; MASSystems, working as a Stone Artisan/Mason during the summer months …

Sheila (Kathy) Fenwick

Saturday, July 18, 2015

The Villages, Fla. — Sheila (Kathy) Fenwick, 67, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2015, after a brief illness under the care of the Villages Hospice House. Kathy was born Nov. 10, 1947, in Springfield, Vt., the daughter of the late Raymond and Martha Prinsen. She grew up in Reading, Vt., and raised her own family there. After marrying William Fenwick on April …

At the Hospitals: July 5, 2015

Sunday, July 5, 2015

Focus Group Participants Sought For End-of-Life Care Study Springfield, Vt. — Focus groups participants are needed to help with a statewide study of Vermonter’s experiences with end-of-life care. The study is being led by the Visiting Nurse and Hospice for Vermont and New Hampshire and several VNAs across Vermont. The results will inform …

Project Search Meetings Set

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Lebanon — A school-to-work program for people with cognitive and physical disabilities will hold three informational meetings this winter. Project Search provides employment and education opportunities to people with disabilities. The program is for students in their last year of high school eligibility. Those interested in applying to …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 11, 2015

Sunday, January 11, 2015

HCRS Recognizes Staff At Annual Meeting Springfield, Vt. — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services recently presented length of service and other awards to employees and community partners. Lynn Boyle, field services director for the Vermont Agency of Human Services, received the agency’s annual Community Partnership Award for being …

Subzero Temperatures Hamper All-Day Firefighting Effort as Former Ascutney Lodge Burns

Friday, January 9, 2015

Brownsville — Dozens of firefighters braved subzero temperatures on Thursday to fight a fire that gutted the base lodge of the former Ascutney Mountain Resort. Frigid weather froze hoses and wore down firefighters, hindering efforts to extinguish the …

Alan Sprague

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Warren, N.H. — Alan Sprague, 56, of Lake Tarleton Road, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015. Alan was born on Jan. 27, 1958, in Springfield, Vt., to Howard D. and Corinne E. (Estey) Sprague. He was a 1976 graduate of the Springfield …

At the Hospitals: Jan. 4, 2015

Sunday, January 4, 2015

HCRS Names Adult Services Director Springfield, Vt. — Katherine Cook has been named director of the Adult Mental Health and Addiction Services program at Health Care and Rehabilitation Services . Cook joined HCRS last July as director of …

Engagement: Tarbell — Russell

Sunday, January 4, 2015

North Springfield, Vt. — Martha and Troy Tarbell, of North Springfield, Vt., have announced the engagement of their daughter, Meegan A. Tarbell, to Derreck Russell. The bride-to-be graduated from Springfield High School in 2007 and earned a bachelors …

SEVCA Seeks Personal Care Items

Sunday, December 14, 2014

Hartford — This holiday season, Southeastern Vermont Community Action is collecting personal care items for families in need. “A lot of people think about donating food at this time, but it turns out that one of the biggest …

Everett B. Snide

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

South Deerfield, Mass. — It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Everett B. Snide, age 71, on Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014. He was born in Springfield, Vt., on Jan. 29,1943, the son of the late Leon Snide and Margret St. Sauver. He attended schools …

Springfield, Vt., Sets Open House

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Springfield Vt. — A holiday open house is set for Dec. 12, from 6-7:30 p.m., at the Springfield Town Library. The event will include snacks, a free children’s raffle, hot spiced cider and music provided by the Comtu Chamber Players. Children’s Librarian Cheryl Cox will read a favorite …

Vermont Watershed Network Gets Grant to Document Work

Sunday, November 9, 2014

A network of 25 organizations that work to protect the health of Vermont’s watersheds has received a $7,500 grant to report on its members’ accomplishments. Watersheds United Vermont, through its fiscal sponsor the Vermont River Conservancy, will use the report to “help build a groundswell of public and …