Springfield police arrest man with realistic airsoft rifle, drugs
SPRINGFIELD — A tense situation involving a man with what appeared to be an AR-15 style rifle ended in an arrest Monday night after Springfield police seized an airsoft gun and drugs from a local apartment. Officers responded to a call at around 8:55 p.m. on the 0-100 block...
Drug raid executed at Weathersfield house
The Trumbull Action Group (TAG) drug task force raided a house in Weathersfield Tuesday.
Featured pet: Johnny
SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Johnny is a 3- or 4-year-old large guy, who does very well with his feline roommates. After being tossed outside by his owner, he has learned to love and trust people again. Johnny enjoys pets, and needs a soft place to land where he will never be disappointed by people again. We are open Wednesday-Saturday, from 12-4 p.m., for walk-ins. Join us March 2, from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., for our rabies, distemper, and microchip clinic. For more information, call 802-885-3997.
Suspect in Danby murder case can remain free on bail
One of the suspects connected to a 2022 murder in Danby can remain free on bail, according to a ruling by the Vermont Supreme Court.
Savor the Slice: Springfield's Top 3 Pizzas Worth Your Palate
In this piece, we're exploring three exceptional pizzerias in Springfield. Have you had the chance to taste their delicious offerings yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below!
A walk through the market
The Commons spoke with several farmers who participate in the Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market to find out more about their farms and offerings. Coming to the Brattleboro Winter Farmers' Market from Westminster, Peter Dixon and Rachael Schall of Parish Hill Creamery say that the enterprise is where they've been able to put their experience and passions into full play, making "cheese that is the ultimate expression of this place" from milk that comes from the Elm Lea Farm at the Putney School.
Woodstock voters consider $99 million bond for new school
WOODSTOCK, Vt. — Woodstock Union Middle and High School is in disrepair. The Vermont Agency of Education has the school ranked as one of the lowest in terms of facility condition in the entire state. “It's 70 years old,” said Sherry Sousa, superintendent of the Mountain Views Supervisory Union....
Londonderry talks STR fees, town hall renovations
LONDONDERRY, Vt.—Proposed fee structures for the recently-established short-term rental (STR) registry once again dominated the discussions of the Londonderry Selectboard, which met on Feb. 19. The selectboard also continued discussing potential amendments to the town Personnel Policy, and approved the preliminary cost estimate for the town hall renovation project.
Keene Residents: Participate in Roadway Safety Action Plan Survey to Reduce Crashes
The City of Keene is developing a comprehensive Roadway Safety Action Plan to reduce fatalities and serious injuries from roadway crashes. Take a 14-question survey and your response will help the City and the planning consultants better understand key issues for people who drive, bike, walk, or use a mobility device in Keene. Take the SurveyVisit here for more details.
Today the gas price is close to $3.2 in Ludlow as of 2024-02-28. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Wednesday is $3.294, a week ago the price is $3.274 , according to AAA.
Rick Cowan: ‘Perfectly legal’ slaughter? — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department defies the Legislature
In the current instance, Fish & Wildlife may have finally pushed the Legislature too far. Read the story on VTDigger here: Rick Cowan: ‘Perfectly legal’ slaughter? — The Vermont Fish & Wildlife Department defies the Legislature.
Enosburg Falls overpowers Springfield in thorough fashion
Enosburg Falls raced to a big lead and never looked back in a 69-22 win over Springfield for a Vermont girls basketball victory on Feb. 27. In recent action on Feb. 19, Enosburg Falls faced off against Middlebury and Springfield took on Otter Valley on Feb. 22 at Springfield High School.
Keene, NH Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Whether you're thinking about adopting a pet or simply delight in watching cute animals, you'd find a plethora of endearing pets awaiting adoption at animal shelters across and close to keene..
Vermonter competes in Jeopardy! tournament quarterfinals this Wednesday
On Wednesday, Feb. 28, a Vermonter will return to the Jeopardy! stage to compete in the veteran game show's "most prestigious" event: The Tournament of Champions. Jake DeArruda, of Ludlow, a delivery routing assistant who has already won three games on Jeopardy!, is one of 27 decorated champions who will vie for the tournament's $250,000 grand prize and the chance to play in the game show's upcoming masters event.
Vt. students to testify in support of state mushroom
WESTMINSTER, Vt. (WCAX) - Students are preparing to testify in Montpelier about why they think Vermont should have a designated state mushroom. Students at the Compass School in Westminster and the Windham Elementary School are proposing the Hericium Americanum, as the official state mushroom. The bear’s head tooth, as it...
Chester Selectboard hears from citizens, gives updates on Julian Quarry
CHESTER, Vt. – The Chester Selectboard met for their second regularly scheduled meeting of the month on Wednesday, Feb. 21. The meeting drew an unusually large crowd, most of whom were there to hear updates on and speak to the board about their ongoing issues with the quarries in their neighborhood owned by Julian Materials, often referred to as the “Julian Quarry.”
The Vermont Town Meeting moderator who’s fighting for a ‘good clash’
“Democracy is not going to work if everyone’s afraid of each other,” says Putney’s Meg Mott. “It can get kind of nasty, but I prefer that to the idea that everybody has to think the same way.” Read the story on VTDigger here: The Vermont Town Meeting moderator who’s fighting for a ‘good clash’.
Nossiff's 27 points, 16 rebounds lead Dover girls past Keene; No. 2 seed Pinkerton up next
DOVER – Lilly Nossiff was a force in the paint at both ends of the court and the Dover High School girls basketball team benefitted in the opening round of the Division I tournament Tuesday night. Nossiff scored 27 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as seventh-seeded Dover advanced to the quarterfinal round with...
Remembering the Historic Snowfall of 1869 and its Impact on Randolph and Woodstock
Sunrise: 6:32 AM Sunset: 5:34 PM Length of the day: 11 hours and 2 minutes A storm from the 26th to the 27th in 1869 marked the third big dumping of snow of a very snowy month. By month’s end Randolph, VT reported 37.5 inches, and Woodstock, VT totaled 40 inches. The snow in Lunenburg, VT was four feet in the fields, and five feet in the woods.Visit here for more details.
North Country Union tacks win on Otter Valley
North Country Union raced to a big lead and never looked back in a 59-21 win over Otter Valley in a Vermont girls basketball matchup on Feb. 27. In recent action on Feb. 20, North Country Union faced off against Harwood Union and Otter Valley took on Springfield on Feb. 22 at Springfield High School.