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12-unit apartment complex to be auctioned off

By Matthew Saari Brookview Town Houses owes nearly $42,000 in back taxes and is set to be auctioned off this month. Last week Washington County released this year’s tax foreclosure listings, which included the 1.2-acre parcel located a 97 Mettowee St. in Granville. The listing indicates the owner, Brookview Town Houses LLC of Mountaindale, owes […]

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‘Culture has changed’ at school

By PJ Ferguson The consensus at the Whitehall Junior-Senior High School is that the “ship has tightened” and the “culture has changed” over the past three years. In what was a district in shambles just four years ago with administrative turnovers, student debauchery, and academic and athletic scandals, the tide has begun to turn at […]

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Christmas in the Park kicks of Wednesday

By Matthew Saari It may be only the second week of October, but a group of Granville residents is already prepping for this year’s Christmas in the Park event. The holiday lights committee will meet Wednesday, Oct. 16 at the village municipal center on Quaker Street to organize the show. The tree-lighting celebration will again […]

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Cameras to ‘patrol’ Skenesborough Park

By PJ Ferguson After multiple reports of vandalism and property destruction in Skenesborough Park, the Whitehall Town Board has voted to install a new security camera system so the park can be viewed live from the police station and the town office. The purchase of the system with nine new cameras was approved unanimously by […]

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Town-wide sale in Poultney Saturday

By Jared Stamm The Poultney Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for its annual fall town-wide yard sale tomorrow, Saturday, Oct. 12, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., rain or shine. Sixty-six vendors have registered so far for prime real estate on Main Street, and there are 46 more spaces available. “We have vendors […]

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Obituary: Samuel J. (Jeffrey) Jones

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Granville, N.Y.  –  Samuel J. (Jeffrey) Jones, 55, passed away on September 24, 2019 following a long illness. Jeff was born on November 8, 1963 in Rutland Vt., the son of the late Samuel A. Jones and Ruth (Parsons) Jones of Granville. He attended and graduated from Granville Central High School. Jeff was formerly employed at […]

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Obituary: Erwin Walter Winot

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Rutland-  Erwin W. Winot, age 96, passed peacefully into his eternal rest at the Rutland Regional Medical Center on Thursday, October 3, 2019 surrounded by his family. Erwin was born on October 19, 1922 in Rochester, VT the son of the late Vernon and Bertha (Russett) Winot. He was not only a loving and caring […]

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Bigfoot fest draws huge turnout

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By PJ Ferguson “Bigfoot’s energy in this town is everywhere,” exclaimed Bigfoot Museum vendor Paul Thompson. The energy of last Saturday’s Sasquatch Calling Festival certainly echoed throughout the northeast, generating roughly 3,500 visitors emanating from all over New England, Long Island and even as far as North Carolina and Michigan. Skenesborough Park turned into a […]

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Autumn Leaves Car Show breaks attendance records

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By Matthew Saari Organizers of the Autumn Leaves Car Show said this year’s event in Granville set a new bar of excellence. “There were 210 cars,” said organizer Denise Davies. She estimated more than 900 spectators converged on Granville and made their way to the Little League field Sunday, Sept. 29 for the 33rd annual […]

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Village board resolves non-issue with Busty’s

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By PJ Ferguson The September meeting of the Whitehall Village Board led to some confusion between the board and Busty’s Brew and BBQ owner Joe Kelly and its property owner Jared Mowatt. After receiving a permit from the village, Kelley recently filled in the land behind Busty’s that resulted in a violation of code. Or […]

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Granville’s Lights Week kicks off Monday

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By Matthew Saari Granville’s much-anticipated Lights Week will kick off Monday. This year’s week-long series of night games will be held Oct. 7-11 in conjunction with the school’s homecoming festivities. During the week each Golden Horde fall athletic team will have the opportunity to play under the lights or in a special event. This week […]

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Jillson golf tourney raises $13,750 for cancer patients

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By PJ Ferguson The third annual Janet Jillson Memorial Golf Tournament delivered a large donation to the Foley Cancer Center at Rutland Regional Medical Center last week. In August, with the help of 31 teams of family and friends and donations from Glens Falls to Killington, Vermont, the family was able to raise $13,750 for […]

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Obituary: Mary F. (Roberts) Lawton

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Our mother, Mary F. (Roberts) Lawton of Kingston, NY formally of Granville and New Paltz, NY, passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family at Albany Medical Center on 9/30/2019. She was a long-time hairstylist  in Kingston for over 40 years and took pride in making her clients look and feel beautiful. She was a […]

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