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SAPA-TV to hold grand re-opening in September

SAPA-TV to hold grand re-opening in September New, enlarged facility located on River Street

On Friday, Sept. 16, SAPA-TV will be re-opening its doors at it new location at 335 River St. in Springfield.  The community is invited to celebrate the occasion and to experience this new site firsthand.  The event will be from 4 to 7 p.m. at 335 River St. After being in the Springfield High School since […]

Raffle to benefit Springfield Hospital

Raffle to benefit Springfield Hospital Two-night stay in Ted Williams' former Westminster home

Springfield Hospital is making the opportunity of a lifetime available to the winner of a two-night, mid-week stay for two at the Splendid Splinter Sweetheart Barn in Westminster. Discover the place where previous owners, Red Sox great Ted Williams, whose nickname was “The Splendid Splinter,” and his wife, former Miss Vermont Dolores Wettach, fell in love. […]

Neighborhood Connections hires new staffers

Neighborhood Connections hires new staffers

Neighborhood Connections welcomed two new staff members in June: Barbara Dailey and Lois Schram Osnow, LCSW. Barbara Dailey took over as programs coordinator after nearly 16 years working in administration at Brown University, where she honed her skills in collaborating and management of programs, projects, events and data. Prior to that, she homeschooled two sons […]

As Roger Fox retires, new doctors join Mountain Valley Health Center

As Roger Fox retires, new doctors join Mountain Valley Health Center

For nearly half a century, Dr. Roger Fox has been an inimitable fixture at the Mountain Valley Health Center in Londonderry. Fox, who grew up in England and South Africa, and received his medical training in London and Boston, took a chance on settling in rural Vermont where the community recognized the need for more […]

Two mental health providers join Grace Cottage

Two mental health providers join Grace Cottage

Two new mental health providers have joined current provider Benjamin Wright, PMHNP-BC at Grace Cottage of Townshend. Meredith Kenyon, LICSW, and Elise Kraus, PMHNP-BC, are now seeing patients at Grace Cottage Family Health, 185 Grafton Road, in Townshend. Kenyon recently became an employee of Grace Cottage. She previously practiced in Somerville and Greenfield, Mass., and […]

BRAT selected to benefit from Shaw’s Reusable Bag Program

BRAT selected to benefit from Shaw’s Reusable Bag Program

The all-volunteer Black River Action Team has been selected by the Ludlow Shaw’s store leadership as their benefiting non-profit in the Give Back Where it Counts Reusable Bag Program for the month of August. This program is an easy way for shoppers to give back to the local community and the environment as part of […]

Springfield Chamber recaps 50th Annual Hackers Golf Tourney

Springfield Chamber recaps 50th Annual Hackers Golf Tourney

The Springfield Regional Chamber of Commerce’s 50th Hackers Golf Tournament was held on July 14 at Crown Point Country Club. After a two-year hiatus, 20 teams, with a total of 80 players, hit the fairway. There was a brief downpour during registration, but the rest of the day was gorgeous. The field was split into […]

Early bird deadline nears for Leadership course

Early bird deadline nears for Leadership course

The 2022-2023 Leadership Southeast Vermont program will be starting soon. LSEVT serves Windham and Windsor counties, preparing individuals to meet the challenges of the future. Although the applications are rolling in, there are still spots available to be filled. Early applicants receive a tuition discount, so don’t miss the early bird deadline of July 31. […]

Sammy Pierce Scholarship winners announced

Sammy Pierce Scholarship winners announced

The Sammy Pierce Memorial Scholarship is sponsored by the Crown Point Board of Realtors and Mrs. Rita Pierce to honor the late Sammy Pierce. He was a highly regarded realtor who was known for his volunteerism and willingness to help where needed. Each of this year’s recipients received a $1,000 award. ARIANA WUNDERLE A graduating […]

SCVBR announces winners of Realtor of the Year and Good Neighbor Award

SCVBR announces winners of Realtor of the Year and Good Neighbor Award

After 2-year hiatus, members of the South Central Vermont Board of Realtors gathered at the Manchester Country Club on June 6 for a celebration and announcement of the 2022 Realtor of the Year and Good Neighbor Award. Claudia Harris, owner and principal broker of Mary Mitchell Miller Real Estate in Weston, was named Realtor of […]

Jeld Wen lays off 80, shutters N. Springfield plant

Jeld Wen lays off 80, shutters N. Springfield plant Work will move to Ludlow and other locations

By Shawn Cunningham © 2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC On Wednesday, most employees at the North Springfield Jeld Wen Door Systems plant learned that they would be losing their jobs and that their workplace would be closed immediately.  Also happening immediately will be consolidation of the Springfield operations into the company’s Ludlow plant. The company employed […]

Grace Cottage golf tourney raises $50,000

Grace Cottage golf tourney raises $50,000

WILMINGTON Twenty-two teams, 39 sponsors and 15 volunteers participated in Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital’s 13th Annual Tee It Up For Health golf tournament on Saturday, June 11, at Haystack Golf Course in Wilmington. The weather was beautiful, the event went smoothly and more than $50,000 was raised, thanks to golfers, generous sponsors and […]

Engel & Völkers Okemo adds Woodstock advisor

Engel & Völkers Okemo adds Woodstock advisor

LUDLOW Engel & Völkers Okemo on Tuesday announced that it has hired advisor Rae Beaudette of South Woodstock, signaling the brokerage’s continued expansion across southern Vermont. Located on Main Street in Ludlow Village, Engel & Völkers has quadrupled in size since 2019, when it transacted on nearly $11 million in home sales. Inspired by this […]

Grace Cottage wins $3,000 IMPACT award

Grace Cottage wins $3,000 IMPACT award

TOWNSHEND Grace Cottage Family Health & Hospital has been awarded second place in the Red Sox IMPACT Awards competition. The IMPACT Awards, presented by the Red Sox Foundation and the Ruderman Family Foundation, support organizations raising awareness and improving outcomes surrounding mental health. In its award announcement, Red Sox Foundation Development & Partnerships Manager Matt […]

Saxtons River native recognized as regional Forester of the Year

Saxtons River native recognized as regional Forester of the Year Ethan Tapper named the winner from a 20-state alliance

The Northeast-Midwest State Foresters Alliance has presented Saxtons River native Ethan Tapper, Chittenden County forester, with the Cooperative Forest Management Forester of the Year Award. This highly competitive regional award is presented annually to a forester from one of the 20 states stretching from Maine to Minnesota and from West Virginia to Missouri for outstanding […]

Smitty's honored

The Right Stuffed: Smitty’s honored by Everyone Eats

Photos and Text by Cynthia Prairie ©2022 Telegraph Publishing LLC Click on any photo to launch the gallery. Chris Meyer of Chester Helping Hands and Trish Paradis of the Springfield Family Center last week presented Garrison Smith, owner of Smitty’s Chester Market, and in-house chef Bonny Hudson with plaques honoring their work on behalf of […]

Lindsey Pollard 2022 Spirit of Nursing Award

Lindsey Pollard receives 2022 Spirit of Nursing Award

Springfield Hospital is pleased to announce Lindsey Pollard, RN OCN, Clinical Leader, Specialty Clinic, as recipient of the 2022 Eileen Austin Neal RN Spirit of Nursing Award. She has been working at Springfield Hospital since 2004. This award was created in 2004 in honor of Eileen Austin Neal, RN, who worked at Springfield Hospital for […]

BENCH PRESS! A Chester man donates seating, local firm donates labor for a charming setting

BENCH PRESS! A Chester man donates seating, local firm donates labor for a charming setting

On Friday, May 13, two new benches were installed in front of the Chester Academy Building on Main Street. The benches were purchased and donated by Chester resident Julian Sottovia in memory of his parents, and provide a relaxing place to enjoy what made Chester so special to the late couple. “My parents loved Chester,” […]

2 Collaborative staffers honored receive awards

2 Collaborative staffers honored receive awards

The Collaborative is proud to announce that two staff members, Samantha Pearce and Natalie Philpot, recently won Emerging Leaders awards from the Shires Young Professional group. This group helps young professionals and families create deep roots in the community that encourage them to stay and build a prosperous life in the Shires of Vermont. Nominees […]

Springfield Medical rebrands as North Star Health

Springfield Medical rebrands as North Star Health

Springfield Medical Care Systems, an independent federally qualified health center — FQHC — serving southern Vermont and southwestern New Hampshire, today unveiled a new name and brand identity: North Star Health. Announcing the name change, Bob Flint, chair of North Star Health’s Board of Directors, emphasized “our ownership, Board of Directors and organization have not […]