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Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:06 am
With the awful tone of this election season at both the national and state levels, Election Day (Nov. 8) can’t come soon enough. But time may feel like it’s slipping away if you’ve been too busy...
Thursday, Oct. 27, 2016 12:05 am
Every summer, Camp Compass gives homeless kids renewed hope and a chance for a better future. Operated by Compass for Kids in Springfield, Camp Compass helps kids catch up academically over the summer...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 12:06 am
Two important but contradictory votes took place on Tuesday, leaving the fate of the historic YWCA building unclear. First, the Springfield Historic Sites Commission voted 7-1 to deny a request by the...
Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 12:05 am
Got pills? If you’re not using them, you might want to consider bundling them up this Saturday and taking them to a proper disposal site to help celebrate National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, s...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:06 am
 A program produced in Springfield recently won a regional Emmy award. Mark McDonald produces Cardia, which explores issues of heart health facing both patients and doctors. The program on WSEC/P...
Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016 12:05 am
While officials with the state and the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, the biggest union of state employees, hurl accusations and insults at each other while contract neg...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:06 am
You have to hand it to Zara’s Collision Center when it comes to the best use of Bambi in ad campaigns. Each fall, as local deer prepare to get stupid and start wandering on roadways, especially afte...
Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 12:05 am
The sun seems to be rising on solar power. As environmental regulations put the squeeze on coal power, the energy market seems poised to move toward more “distributed generation” like residential...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:06 am
 Springfield has been host to myriad you-don’t-see-that-every-day gatherings, from the World Juggling Federation Convention to confabs of Elvis impersonators. But we feel especially secure this...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:05 am
If there’s one fact about Abe Lincoln that everyone remembers, it’s that he loved cars. Okay, that’s not really true. Although a steam-powered precursor to the modern car was invented in 1769, t...

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