Tag Archives: Springfield

Local News
July 25, 2018

New computer system causes tax bill glitch

By Katy Savage

Killington Town Clerk Lucrecia Wonsor was on the phone all day  Monday and Tuesday, a week ago, when hundreds of incorrect tax bills were sent to Killington homeowners.

“People were concerned because there were some that had been taxed…

State News
June 28, 2017

State fines North Springfield slaughterhouse

By Troy Shaheen, VTDigger

Mercy for Animals, an animal protection group based in California, is calling for an investigation into Vermont Packinghouse for what it calls “unfair and deceptive business practices.” The advocacy group filed complaints last week with the Vermont Agency of Agriculture and…

Letter
June 14, 2017

Gov. should support local control

Dear Editor,

Our government is elected to support and further the well being and prosperity of its citizens. A high quality education system is essential for prosperity.

Vermonters believe strongly that local control/decision making results in the highest quality schools, ones that provide the best…

Letter
May 24, 2017

Don’t close Black River School

Dear Editor,

It takes a community to raise a child. Ludlow has been that community for generations.

When my daughter began thinking about high school, Black River was her first choice even though we live in Springfield. Black River is a school that her grandparents,…

Letter
February 15, 2017

Increase in minimum wage needed

Dear editor,

Raising the minimum wage is not a new idea. But we need to get serious now. There is a bill before the legislature that would gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour. There are many benefits to this. It would help…

Local News
June 15, 2016

Company seeks to buy five Vermont nursing homes

Genesis Healthcare, Inc., currently owns two nursing facilities in Rutland: Mountain View and Rutland Center

By Erin Mansfield, VTDigger.org

A publicly traded holding company from Pennsylvania is seeking approval from state regulators to buy up five nursing homes in Bennington, Berlin, Burlington, Springfield, and St….

News Briefs
January 6, 2016

Father, son arrested after rash of burglaries

Vermont State Police-Rockingham Barracks have completed the investigation of numerous thefts and burglaries in the towns of Rockingham, Andover, Ludlow, Cavendish, Weathersfield, Springfield and West Windsor. The state police worked with police departments in Chester, Springfield, Weathersfield, Ludlow, and Newport, N.H., as well as…