Springfield Police Seek Help with Driver ID

Springfield VT Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a driver who fled the scene of an accident Tuesday evening. Police say shortly before 7:30 PM a white car struck another vehicle on Summer Hill Street and then fled the scene. The white car is thought to have damage on the front-left quarter and possibly the side view mirror and tire. A photo of the car running a red light and turning onto Park from Summer Hill Street around the time of the accident. Anyone with information should call Sergeant Gregory Molgano at 802-885-2113.
Rededication Service for Hoyt Community Care Center
The Newport Area Association of Churches announced a Rededication Service for the Hoyt Community Care Center will be on Saturday, October 14, 2017, at 11:00 AM. The Rededication will mark the twentieth anniversary of the completion of the building. The Hoyt Center houses the Newport Food Pantry, the oldest and most important element of the Newport Area Association of Churches.
Over the past two decades, hundreds of compassionate volunteers based at the Hoyt Center have offered food, amounting to hundreds of thousands of meals, to thousands of food-insecure individuals and families living in and around Newport in southern Sullivan County.
All are invited to attend the Rededication Ceremony that starts with a brief program at 11:00, followed by prayers of rededication, recognition of volunteers and refreshments. Donations would be appreciated since the Food Pantry also will be starting their fundraising season. The Hoyt Center is located at 95-97 Main Street in Newport, NH. For more information, call 603-863-3411.


One Credit Union Receives Excellence Award
One Credit Union of Springfield VT won the 2017 CUNA Excellence Award. Brett Smith President and CEO of One Credit Union made the announcement on Tuesday that the One CU team received the honor for their unwavering commitment to member service – Together we are One. The Excellence Award recognizes a noteworthy achievement that demonstrates a new, innovative solution to a common challenge.
The award was presented at the CUNA Operations & Member Experience Council’s 20th annual conference held October 1-4 in Phoenix, AZ.
Local Towns Ban Burning
Two VT towns have issued no burning warnings due to dry conditions. There will be no burning in the town of Weathersfield VT until further notice. Anyone with questions should call Fire Chief Spaulding at 802-296-1888. In addition, Thetford VT is not permitting outdoor burning due to conditions.
Both Vermont and NH fire dangers are in Class 3 Fire Danger.