The 20th Springfield Hospital Golf Challenge

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – It is that time of the year again, when Springfield Hospital hosts its annual Golf Challenge. The tournament takes place at the prestigious Okemo Valley Golf Club in Ludlow, Vt., Wednesday, Sept. 16. Besides the amenities of … Continued

This & That: Remembering Coach Richie Wyman

This and That by Bill Murphy

Thanks to my family, I have always loved sports. Whenever it has been possible, my schedule has as much sporting activity in it as is logically feasible. My mother was my biggest guiding light through my formative years, but she … Continued

2020 Shrine football game canceled

REGION – It is with regrets that the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Inc. Board of Governors announced the cancellation of the 67th All-Star classic football game scheduled for Aug. 1 of this year. The COVID-19 virus and resulting pandemic has … Continued

Legendary coach Richie Wyman passes

SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Long-time legendary Springfield Cosmos basketball and baseball coach Richard Wyman passed away June 27, 2020 following a battle with cancer. Wyman, 86, basically spent his whole life in Springfield and was as big a figure as there … Continued

Two SMS alumni named to Chilean National Ski Team

Diego Holscher `20

STRATTON, Vt. – Stratton Mountain School alumni Kay Holscher `17 and Diego Holscher `20 have once again been named to the Chilean National Ski Team for the 2020-2021 season. “We are extremely proud to see that Diego and Kay have … Continued

Bellows Falls Junior League seeking community interest

BELLOWS FALLS, Vt. – The Bellows Falls Junior League provides baseball opportunities to the youth of the Rockingham surrounding community. Like everything else, in the essence of public safety, we have not been able to play this season due to … Continued

Wednesdays on Wheels kicks off 2020 cycling season

Join WOW to enjoy cycling in Southwest Vermont.

REGION – Wednesdays on Wheels kicks off its 2020 season Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. in West Arlington. WOW rides will take place every Wednesday from now through early fall. If you are interested in cycling with a … Continued

This & That


Overall, I have never been much of a bucket list guy. Oh, there have certainly been things I have wanted to do, but I have just weighed them against other choices I have had to make as I went along. … Continued

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