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Fair opens tonight

The Washington County Fair’s gates open at 5 tonight, and the featured event is a Demolition Derby. The fair runs through Sunday, Aug. 26. Smokey Greene performs at 6 and 8 tonight (Monday). The giant pumpkin contest at 5:30 p.m., and a demolition derby at 6 p.m. General admission to the fair is $10 each […]

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Edgar F. Haskins, 93

Edgar Forrest Haskins, age 93, died early Tuesday morning, July 24, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center, following a couple years of declining health. He was born on Jan. 16, 1919, in Pawlet, Vt., the son of Edgar L. and Mary (Licence) Haskins. Edgar started and operated Haskins Propane and Appliances in Pawlet for many […]

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Ida R. Bresett, 74

MACOMB — Ida Rose Hutton Bresett, 74, of Macomb, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 7, at her home under the care of Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley. The funeral service was at Brasie Corners Presbyterian Church with burial following at the Pleasant Lake Cemetery. Ida was born on Jan. 9, 1938, in Gouverneur to […]

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Walter Doll Jr.

Walter Doll Jr., son of the late Walter Doll Sr. and Eva Doll died on June 29, 2012 at Westerly Hospital in Westerly, RI. He made his home in Central Beach, Quonochontaug, RI. Walt was born at the home of his legendary grandfather, Everett Barns, in Westerly, RI. He was raised in Granville, where his […]

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Edith F. Ballard, 87

HAMPTON — Edith F. Ballard, 87, of Ballard Road, passed away on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at the Rutland Regional Medical Center in Rutland, Vt. Born on Feb. 2, 1925, in Whitehall, she was the daughter of the late Edwin and Catherine (Rock) Hilder. She enjoyed reading, baking, arts and crafts, crocheting and also enjoyed […]

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Helen N. LaRue, 93

RUTLAND, VT – Helen N. LaRue, age 93, passed away on May 29, 2012, at Rutland Healthcare & Rehabilitation in Rutland. Helen was born on June 22, 1918 in Starksboro, Vt., the daughter of Nathan and Jennie (Brown) Morrill. Helen enjoyed working with her hands. She loved to knit and crochet, but also enjoyed time […]

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Russell P. Panoushek Jr., 48

HAMPTON — Russell Palmer Panoushek Jr., age 48, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at Rutland Regional Medical Center. Russell was born on June 11, 1963, in Granville, the son of Russell Panoushek Sr. and the late Judith (Ballard) Panoushek. Russell was employed at Newmont Slate in Pawlet, Vt. He was into 4x4s […]

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Theresa Pauquette, 84

GRANVILLE – Theresa Pauquette passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2012, in Glens Falls Hospital. Theresa was born on April 28, 1928, in Hampton, N.Y., the daughter of the late Ludrick and Florence (Romanofski) Zovistaski Theresa was a loving wife and mother. Her family meant the world to her. She was very conscious about keeping […]

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Clarence J. Watters Jr., 98

Clarence J. Watters Jr., 98, died Nov. 10, 2011, at the Fletcher-Allen Hospital in Burlington, Vt. Born Oct. 28, 1913, the son of Clarence St. and Sara Watters in West Pawlet, Vt., where he grew up and pitched on high school and town baseball teams. Clarence attended the University of Vermont (Class of ’37) majoring […]

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Herbert R. Sady Sr., 79

HAMPTON — Herbert R. Sady, Sr., age 79, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2012, at Glens Falls Hospital. Herb was born on Sept. 3, 1932 in Leicester, Vt., the son of the late Felix and Leona (Beaumont) Sady. Herb was an over-the-road trucker most of his life. This occupation allowed him to travel extensively […]

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Fire Co. renews search for lost horn

By Dan King Thirty years ago a silver plated presentation horn was stolen from the Whitehall Fire Company and the […]

Town finalizes speed reduction proposal

By Dan King Back in July, the Town of Whitehall drafted a proposal to reduce the speed limits of a […]

Officials weight safety vs. freedom of Amish

By Dan King Just when it seemed that all discrepancies and arguments about how to handle Whitehall’s growing Amish population […]

Superintendent upset with test scores

Whitehall Central School District Superintendent Elizabeth Legault has been analyzing data and researching educational policy in an attempt to turn […]

Increase in traffic hasn’t led to increase in accidents at intersection

By Dan King The intersection of County Routes 18 and 21 in Whitehall has always been a difficult intersection for […]

Enerjazz to conclude concert series

Whitehall’s summer concert series will be coming to a close on Friday, Aug. 22 at 7 p.m. and to say […]

Cheerleading made an official sport

By Dan King After years of being a club sport and funding all expenditures on their own, Whitehall cheerleaders have […]

State says their own building has code violations

By Dan King New York State Canal Corporation recently stopped by the new location for Friends of the Washington County […]

Storefront undergoes rebirth

A storefront that has stood on West Main Street for more than 100 years has been given new life. When […]

W. Pawlet auction Thursday

The West Pawlet Volunteer Fire Department will host its annual auction this evening at the West Pawlet Firehouse, Route 153, […]

State orders town to monitor former landfill

The state has threatened to take legal action against the town if it doesn’t begin submitting monitoring reports of groundwater […]

Silitch named Alumni of Year

A North Granville resident has been named Alumni of the Year at a college recently ranked among the top 100 […]