Neighborhood Connections announces new executive director

Executive Director Nicole Wengerd and her family

LONDONDERRY, Vt. – The Board of Directors of Neighborhood Connections is pleased to announce that Nicole Wengerd, Ph.D., has been appointed as the organization’s new executive director, effective May 11, 2020. Dr. Wengerd, who is better known as Nikki, joined … Continued

Town of Springfield and partners move to remove problem dam

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – The Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission, in collaboration with the Vermont Rivers Program, Connecticut River Conservancy, and the town of Springfield, have developed removal plans for the Valley Street dam in Springfield, Vt. The dam is … Continued

Greater Falls Connections annual meeting and elections

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Greater Falls Connections will be hosting its annual meeting Tuesday, June 30, from 10-11 a.m., via Zoom this year. Information on how to join the meeting will be available on GFC’s website: Anyone who supports … Continued

Springfield Community Band cancels summer season

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – With regard to the health and safety of our band and audience members, the Board of Officers of the Springfield Community Band has canceled the band’s summer season. Continued restrictions on social distancing, gathering sizes, and recommendations … Continued

Rockingham Town Offices reopening June 1

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Rockingham Town Offices will begin a partial reopening to the public Monday, June 1, 2020. Town Hall will be open for business Monday through Thursday from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The partial opening includes … Continued

Springfield Garden Club plants cheer

Springfield Garden Club spread cheer through town.

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – On Wednesday, May 13, members gathered in small groups to dig in, get their hands dirty, and clear out the weeds and winter debris. “It was good medicine after being at home for so many weeks,” said … Continued

Bellows Falls Alumni rescheduled for September

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – Gov. Phil Scott has declared that there will not be any in person graduation this year. Due to COVID-19, many social gathering restrictions are still in place and will be for an undetermined amount of time. … Continued

Green Up Day in Townshend


TOWNSHEND, Vt. – Community Hope & Action is helping to host Green Up Day, Saturday, May 30, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Bags are currently available for pick-up at Townshend Elementary School and will be available for touch-free pick-up … Continued

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