Operation Precision Valley in Springfield, VT Arrest Sweep for Illegal Drug Trafficking 

Springfield, VT – 06/19/13 – Today, June 19, 2013, Operation Precision Valley conducted an arrest sweep in Springfield, VT targeting 36 defendants for the distribution and sale of illicit drugs, along with several other criminal offenses.

Operation Precision Valley is the culmination of a six month long investigation by the Vermont Drug Task Force.

At the time of this release, Operation Precision Valley arrested 33 defendants; three are out-of-state and investigators will be pursing arrest warrants for those individuals.

If convicted, each person faces between five and 20 years in prison.

Download the Defendant Information List showing the names, DOB, Hometown and Charges for each targeted person.  Persons who are listed in red were not arrested during the sweep.





Luis Rodrigues


Springfield, VT

1x Sale of Heroin
1x Sale of Regulated Narcotics

TUESDAY, 6/26/12
Unitarian Universalist Church in Springfield, VT
21 Fairground Road, Springfield, Vermont 05156
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How We Return Power to the People (in more ways than one!)
Lukas Snelling, Executive Director of Energize Vermont examines what’s wrong with the process of developing renewable energy in Vermont today and proposes a new path towards a renewable energy future that supports community input, combats climate change, and ensures appropriate “Vermont-scale” energy development.

All are welcome to attend this special presentation hosted by North Springfield Action Group.  Refreshments will be served.

TUESDAY, 6/26/12
Unitarian Universalist Church in Springfield, VT
21 Fairground Road, Springfield, Vermont 05156

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VTel WOW Internet Lines

A VTel/NexLink truck was spotted around town installing new lines this week.  Could this be the fiber for the long-awaited WOW system that promises blazing fast internet speeds?

From Vtel’s WOW web page:

“WOW will also extend Gigabit Internet of 1,000,000,000 bps over active fiber to every existing VTel customer in fourteen telephone exchanges in Vermont.”

“Coming soon we will also be offering wireless broadband access using 4G/LTE — at no additional cost!”

Do you live or work in Springfield, Vermont? Or maybe you’ve been a visitor and would like to talk about your experience. Either way, we could use your help in posting fresh content to the site. Post information about news, events and general rumblings. You can even post photos in your posts or embed YouTube videos. You don’t have to be a great writer and you can keep your name anonymous if you wish. It’s very easy to create a new post on this site, so you don’t even need to be technical or good with computers.  It would really be great to see this blog turn into a community driven site.

If you’d like be a guest blogger, simply use the Contact form to send a note and mention whether you live, work or visit Springfield, Vermont.

It’s been weeks since Hurricane Irene, but many Vermonters impacted by the storm are still in need.

VTel will be collecting donations for the Vermont Foodbank at various local Harvest Festivals.  The most needed items are proteins (like peanut butter, canned tuna, or meats,) diapers and pet food.  Food donations must be non-perishable.

Look for VTel’s WOW vehicle from 1pm-4pm at the following festivals:

  • Killington Brewfest:  Killington Resort – Saturday, October 1st
  • Fall Festival on the Green:  Chester Green – Sunday, October 2nd
  • VT Apple Festival in Springfield:  Riverside MIddle School – Saturaday, October 8th
  • Belmont Cider Days:  Belmont Green – Sunday, October 9th

You may also drop donations at VTel’s River Street office in Springfield during lobby hours.


After living in Lexington, KY, Carol Cole has returned to the Springfield, VT Chamber of Commerce as the interim Executive VP.


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