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Businesses in Charlestown and Springfield, Vt., seek alternative to bridge closure
04-16-2024 7:00 PM


CHARLESTOWN — At a meeting Tuesday morning, Charlestown and Springfield, Vt., business owners and public officials said the planned 34-week closure to repair the Cheshire Bridge linking the two communities will “kill” the area economy.About 50 people...

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Kenyon: Readers chip in so Claremont girls can attend summer camp
07-05-2024 7:30 PM


During a visit to the summer day camp run by a southern Windsor County YMCA on Wednesday morning, I talked with Ashley Denofrio’s 11-year-old niece.I asked her what she’d be doing, if not attending camp.“I’d be home, probably sleeping,” she said....

Recall includes dry-cured pork products sold in Upper Valley stores
02-15-2024 7:10 PM


WEST LEBANON — Products containing dry-cured pork that are sold at Upper Valley grocery stores are among those that have been recalled due to a nationwide Salmonella outbreak.The meat, called Coppa, is produced by Fratelli Beretta, and is sold at...

Connecticut River bridge between Springfield and Charlestown to close for repairs
02-08-2024 9:46 PM


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — The Cheshire Bridge linking Charlestown with Springfield will undergo extensive repairs that will require the bridge to be closed to traffic for more than eight months beginning next spring.The New Hampshire Department of...

SEVCA seeks tax preparation volunteers
01-10-2024 4:22 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Southeastern Vermont Community Action, known as SEVCA, is looking for volunteers to help people prepare their taxes.SEVCA’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program serves low and moderate income earners, people with disabilities...

Southeastern Vermont Community Action has new director
11-07-2023 3:06 PM

WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — Southeastern Vermont Community Action, the community action agency serving Windsor and Windham counties in Vermont, has a new director. The Westminster, Vt.-based anti-poverty organization’s board selected Josh Davis, of...

Springfield Hospital CEO schedules community forum
09-18-2023 1:38 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Springfield Hospital CEO Bob Adcock is scheduled to speak at a “Community Conversation” at the Springfield Library later this month. Adcock, who has led the hospital since April 2021, is to appear at the event on Wednesday, Sept....

Donated diapers in short supply following Vermont diaper bank closure
08-31-2023 4:45 PM


TUNBRIDGE — Every couple weeks, Cindy Metcalf makes the trek from the Bethel Food Shelf to the Orange County Parent Child Center in Tunbridge to pick up diapers for food shelf clients.In the year since the partnership was established, Metcalf...

Amid rising costs, Vermont agencies celebrate additional funds for senior meals
08-07-2023 10:27 PM


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Nutritional programs for older adults have received a sustained boost in state funding, which will be distributed to programs throughout Vermont that provide home-delivered and congregate meals.The additional $1 million, part of the...

Grant supports Senior Solutions’ program for older pet owners
06-30-2023 1:30 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Senior Solutions, a nonprofit organization that assists older adults, has received a $13,000 grant to help home-delivered meal recipients care for their pets.The grant, awarded by Pet Smart Charities, will allow the Springfield,...

Feds reimbursing Springfield Hospital $2.3M for COVID-19 expenses
06-27-2023 12:44 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Springfield Hospital is slated to get more than $2.3 million in Federal Emergency Management Agency funds as reimbursement for personal protective equipment, medical supplies and contract labor related to the hospital’s response to...

Pride: Springfield, Vt., event gives vegan twist to LGBTQ celebration
06-16-2023 4:39 PM


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — VINE, an animal rehabilitation organization that describes itself as “LGBTQ-led,” is scheduled to host a Pride event that also celebrates veganism, the practice of not eating animal products. VINE, which stands for “Veganism is the...

Springfield Hospital offering new telehealth programs via Dartmouth Health
04-28-2023 12:02 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Springfield Hospital is partnering with Dartmouth Health Connected Care to use three forms of telehealth, according to a news release.The partnership includes the services of TeleNeurology and TelePsychiatry in Springfield...

Springfield, Vt. man sentenced for January 2022 robberies
04-26-2023 10:02 AM

BURLINGTON — A 40-year-old Springfield man was sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to a string of robberies — including two bank heists — over an eight-day period around Springfield and southeastern Vermont 15 months ago.Samuel...

Senior Solutions celebrates 50th anniversary
04-21-2023 1:39 PM

​​​​​SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Senior Solutions, a nonprofit organization that assists older adults, will celebrate its 50th anniversary with a Senior Prom Gala April 28.The Springfield, Vt.-based council on aging was founded in 1973 and provides services...

Agency offers resources for those struggling with alcohol use
04-20-2023 1:23 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — Health Care and Rehabilitation Services of Southeastern Vermont, a nonprofit community mental health agency which provides support to people in Windsor and Windham counties, has services available for those who are struggling with...

Claremont, Springfield, Vt., schools get literacy grants
04-17-2023 12:59 PM

 CLAREMONT — Two Upper Valley elementary schools have been awarded grants from the Children’s Literacy Foundation, known as CLiF.Maple Avenue School in Claremont and Union Street School in Springfield, Vt., are part of a group of 10 schools in the...

Still shoveling over the Black River in Springfield, Vt.
01-10-2023 9:47 PM

Vermont man with history of sex offenses released from prison after pleading guilty
03-01-2022 2:55 PM


WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — A Springfield, Vt., man who had been incarcerated for more than eight years for sex offenses against minors was set free from prison last week after pleading guilty to lewd and lascivious conduct with a 5-year-old girl that...

Abandoned Springfield, Vt., factory the focus of event hailing state brownfields cleanup money
09-16-2021 9:20 PM


SPRINGFIELD, Vt. — An abandoned and sprawling machine tool factory at the gateway to downtown, long a ghostly reminder of the region’s economic decline, will finally be demolished and the site remediated thanks to a new funding program from the state...

Out & About: Valley Street Dam evokes another era of summer fun, virus shutdowns
06-06-2020 10:19 PM


From 1938 to the early 1950s, the Valley Street Dam was the place in be in Springfield, Vt., in the summer.Constructed specifically to create a swimming hole, the dam was where families went to be together and where teenagers would hang out, where a...

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