The Shopper

09/16/2014 - 3:14pm

SPRINGFIELD, VT -The first time that Kelly Stettner cleaned up the Black River, the year was 2000. She had two co-workers, her husband, and their toddler daughter helping out on the riverbank behind the Springfield Shopping Plaza. In a few hours, they managed to fish out a dozen shopping carts, a handful of tires, and some bags of assorted trash. Fast-forward to present-day:...

09/16/2014 - 3:07pm
SPRINGFIELD, VT -On September 8, 2014, Springfield Selectboard members and the public gathered in the Springfield Town Hall to discuss a variety of issues. Those in attendance from the Selectboard were David Yesman, George McNaughton, Kristi Morris, Stephanie Thompson and Peter MacGillivary.  The meeting began with adopting meeting minutes...
09/16/2014 - 3:05pm
BELLOWS FALLS, VT - Looking over the agenda for the September 9th Bellows Falls Trustees meeting, one would expect a quick and quiet evening. However, the topic that energized the meeting was, once again, the subject of merger. Rockingham and Bellows Falls have repeatedly studied the possibility of merger over the past 50 years. The idea was voted...
09/09/2014 - 2:52pm
SPRINGFIELD, VT -Springfield and North Springfield Residents headed to the polls on August 26 to cast their ballots in the Vermont primary election. A total of 119 people in Springfield voted in the Democratic primary, while 112 Springfield residents voted in the Republican primary. Two voters in Springfield cast ballots for the Progressive party...
09/09/2014 - 2:50pm
BELLOWS FALLS, VT -As students in the Bellows Falls Union High School get settled this fall, they find themselves in one of the top ranked high schools in Vermont. This ranking comes from US News and World Report's education ranking where BFUHS came in the top 25% of high schools in Vermont and the top 27% of high schools in the country, which...
09/09/2014 - 2:48pm
ALSTEAD, NH -With the only food shelf available to this area being in Charlestown in the 1970’s, the distance made it unreachable for many Alstead residents. According to Langdon Food Shelf and Friendly Meals Director, Mary Lou Huffling, there was no place in town to put a food shelf. At that point a woman named Helen Bascomb, working with...
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