Springfield Housing Authority celebrates 10 years of SASH

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Springfield Housing Authority, a nonprofit, affordable housing community for older and disabled adults, established in September of 1944, has been recognized by the statewide Support and Services at Home program for offering SASH to residents and … Continued

Springfield Hospital’s Jim Smith named president of VEHS

Jim Smith

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Jim Smith, MBA, CHFM, Director of Engineering, and Safety Officer for Springfield Hospital, was recently named president of Vermont Healthcare Engineers Society. VHES is the local affiliated chapter of the American Society of Healthcare Engineers. With 12,500 … Continued

Edgar May kicks off 15th anniversary with free swim

Youth under 14 can enjoy a free swim at the Edgar May Dec. 31. Photo provided

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – In addition to welcoming in a new year, the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center is celebrating our 15th anniversary with a free community swim for youth under the age of 14, Friday, Dec. 31, from 12-5 … Continued

Discussion on dementia care at Neighborhood Connections

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – More than 3 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with dementia every year. While dementia is a group of conditions characterized by impairment of at least two brain functions, such as memory loss and judgment, the … Continued

The Edgar May Thanksgiving Day 5k at Toonerville Trail

Join the Edgar May Thanksgiving Day 5k with your friends and family, in-person at the Toonerville Trail. Photo provided

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – After a virtual 5k last year due to Covid-19, the Edgar May Health and Recreation Center is excited to host its 9th Annual Thanksgiving Day 5k in person along the Toonerville Trail, Thursday, Nov. 25. Runners and … Continued

Windsor County brings in 452 pounds of unwanted medications

REGION – On Oct. 23, 2021 Windsor County Sheriff’s Department, in cooperation with local and state police, again participated in the DEA-led National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, resulting in 452 pounds of disposed medications collected throughout Windsor County for incineration. … Continued

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